Sphere of Influence: Definition & Significance


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The region over which an external group has power or authority in a foreign territory is known as what?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a sphere of influence being established through a formal agreement?

2. Russia's annexation of _____ is an example of a sphere of influence being expanded through the use of military force.

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These tools are going to put to the test your knowledge of things such as the sphere of influence's examples, importance in the world, and applications.

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  • What it's called when an external group has power over a foreign territory
  • Sphere of influence established with formal agreements
  • Militaristic force used to expand a sphere of influence
  • Why spheres of influence are significant

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