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1

The primary reason for American annexation of Hawaiian Islands was _____.

Economic

2

_____ foreign policy increased American investments overseas greatly by the early 1900s.

William Howard Taft's Dollar Diplomacy

3

Clara Barton witnessed the USS Maine's explosion at the beginning of the _____.

Spanish American War

4

At the beginning of the 1900s, there was little American trade with China due to Europeans ignoring America's _____ policy in China.

Open Door Policy

5

Using American military power in Latin America was the main purpose of the ______.

Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.

6

Many southern states only reluctantly allowed ____ voting before the 19th Amendment in 1920.

women voting

7

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair resulted in Congress passing the ______.

Meat Inspection Act

8

The Ballinger-Pinchot conservation controversy caused a major split between Progressive Republicans and President ____.

William Howard Taft

9

_____ defied the New Jersey Political Machine by being a Progressive Democrat.

Woodrow Wilson

10

List three motivating factors that led to world conflict in 1914.

nationalism
imperialism
militarism

11

The military alliances of _____ and _____ controlled events during World War I.

Allied Powers and Central Powers

12

Woodrow Wilson's pronounced justification for entering World War I on the side of the Allies was ____

To keep the world safe for democracy

13

Anti-war activist Eugene V. Debs believed that his right to _____ was forbidden by the passing of the Espionage Act of 1917.

Free Speech

14

To achieve a lasting peace from World War I, Woodrow Wilson announced his ____.

Fourteen Points

15

The violence of the Russian Revolution and Civil War in 1917-1923 would lead to ______ in the United States during the 1920s.

Red Scare