Flashcards in American History 2, Bench 2 Deck (15):
The primary reason for American annexation of Hawaiian Islands was _____.
_____ foreign policy increased American investments overseas greatly by the early 1900s.
William Howard Taft's Dollar Diplomacy
Clara Barton witnessed the USS Maine's explosion at the beginning of the _____.
Spanish American War
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
Using American military power in Latin America was the main purpose of the ______.
Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.
Many southern states only reluctantly allowed ____ voting before the 19th Amendment in 1920.
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair resulted in Congress passing the ______.
Meat Inspection Act
The Ballinger-Pinchot conservation controversy caused a major split between Progressive Republicans and President ____.
William Howard Taft
_____ defied the New Jersey Political Machine by being a Progressive Democrat.
List three motivating factors that led to world conflict in 1914.
The military alliances of _____ and _____ controlled events during World War I.
Allied Powers and Central Powers
Woodrow Wilson's pronounced justification for entering World War I on the side of the Allies was ____
To keep the world safe for democracy
Anti-war activist Eugene V. Debs believed that his right to _____ was forbidden by the passing of the Espionage Act of 1917.
To achieve a lasting peace from World War I, Woodrow Wilson announced his ____.