True or False? - Brimley Area Schools

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True or False?
• Social Darwinists justified expanding American
power overseas by suggesting that nations
competed with each other, and only the
strongest would survive
Answer: True
True or False?
• Evidence revealed that the American warship
Maine was blown up by a Spanish mine.
Answer: False
True or False?
• As president, Theodore Roosevelt opposed
the Open Door policy in China and worked to
gain a U.S. trade monopoly there.
Answer: False.
True or False?
• President Cleveland, who strongly favored
imperialism, annexed Hawaii in 1898.
Answer: False
True or False?
• The Rough Riders were a cavalry unit
commanded by Theodore Roosevelt.
Answer: False.
Called “Seward’s Folly”, this territory
was bought from Russia for $7.2
million.
What is Alaska?
In Hawaii, this monarch was
overthrown by a group of planters
supported by the United States
Marines.
Who is Queen Liliuokalani?
He was the first governor of Hawaii.
Who is Samuel Dole?
John Hay called this conflict “a
Splendid Little War”
What is the Spanish-American War?
How long did the Spanish-American
War last?
What is 4 months?
To take control of.
What is annex?
The economic and political domination
of a strong nation over the weaker
nations.
What is imperialism?
He was the U.S. President during the
Spanish-American War.
Who is William McKinley?
A technically independent country that
is under the control of another
country.
What is a protectorate?
What treaty ended the SpanishAmerican War?
What is the Treaty of Paris?
His best selling book, The Importance
of Naval Power on History, that helped
to build public support for a big navy.
Who is Alfred Mahan?
Sensationalist reporting to attract
readers.
What is yellow journalism?
An area where a foreign nation
controlled economic development.
What is sphere of influence?
This governed the relations between
Cuba and the U.S., effectively making
Cuba an American protectorate.
What is the Platt Amendment?
16 U.S. battleships were sent to sail
around the world.
What is the Great White Fleet?
In 1823 it was the cornerstone of U.S.
foreign policy. It warned European
nations to stay out of the affairs of
Latin America.
What is the Monroe Doctrine.
The American settlers in Hawaii quickly
discovered that the climate and soil of
the islands were suitable for growing
this crop.
What is sugarcane?
These two newspaper men competed
with each other to increase newspaper
circulation.
Who are Pulitzer and Hearst?
Who arranged for a small army to
stage an uprising in Panama?
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Philippe Bunau-Varilla
President Roosevelt
John Hay
The Boxers
Answer: B
President Roosevelt
What four territories did the U.S
control after the Spanish-American
War?
What are the Philippines, Puerto Rico,
Guam, and Cuba?
The Philippines are now
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•
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•
A.
B.
C.
D.
An American protectorate.
An American commonwealth
An unincorporated U.S. territory
An independent country
Answer: D
An independent country.
When the U.S. assumed the
responsibility for collecting tariffs in
the Dominican Republic, using the
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•
•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
The Open Door Policy
The Roosevelt Corollary
Dollar Diplomacy
The Platt Amendment
Answer: B
the Roosevelt Corollary
In 1898, why was the Maine sent to
Havana, Cuba?
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•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Evacuate American if necessary
Put down riots by Spanish loyalists
Put down the Cuban rebellion
Negotiate peace with Spain
Answer: A
Evacuate Americans if necessary
The purpose of the Open Door policy
in China was to
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•
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•
A.
B.
C.
D.
End the Boxer Rebellion
Gain leaseholds
Establish spheres of influence
Ensure trading rights for all nations
Answer: D
Ensure trading rights for all nations.
In the 1880s, American opinion began
to shift and more people wanted to
make the United States
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•
•
A.
B.
C.
D.
A world power
More isolated
A protectorate
Part of Pan-America
Answer: A
A world power.
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When the explosion of the Maine
happened, many Americans blamed it
on
A.
B.
C.
D.
Cuba
The Philippines
Spain
Japan
Answer: C
Spain
When Americans began looking
oversees for new markets in the
1800s, they naturally tended to look
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A.
B.
C.
D.
Eastward
To Spain
Westward
To England
Answer: C
Westward
In 1899 the United States was a major
power in Asia; however, the nation’s
primary interest was not conquest but
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•
A.
B.
C.
D.
Anglo-Saxonism
Commerce
An Open Door policy
imperialism
Answer: B
Commerce
Filipino revolutionary leader.
Who is Emilio Aguinaldo?
Construction of what canal began in 1904?
The Panama Canal
Finished in 1914.
What country had control over Panama in 1903?
Columbia

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