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1

Which of the following did NOT stimulate U.S. imperialism
a. need for a new source of cheap labor
b. thirst for new economic markets
c. desire for military strength
d. a belief in the cultural superiority of the Anglo-Saxon culture

a. need for a new source of cheap labor

2

Which country's residents became citizens of the United States in 1917?
a. Cuba
b. Hawaii
c. Puerto Rico
d. the Phillipines

c. Puerto Rico

3

Who told the artist Frederic Remington, "You furnish the pictures and I'll furnish the war?
a. Jose Marti
b. Teddy Roosevelt
c. William McKinley
d. William Randall Hearst

d. William Randall Hearst

4

For which action did Theodore Roosevelt win the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize?
a. leading the Rough Riders
b. developing the Roosevelt Corollary
c. negotiating the Treaty of Paris 1898
d. negotiating an end to war between Russia and Japan

d. negotiating an end to war between Russia and Japan

5

In which of the following conflicts were U.S. military troops NOT involved?
a. The Boxer rebellion
b. the Russo-Japanese war
c. the Hawaiian revolution
d. Cuba's second war for independence

b. the Russo-Japanese war

6

Which of the following did the United States insist that Cuba include in its constitution?
a. the Boxer Protocol
b. the Platt Amendment
c. the Teller Amendment
d. the Roosevelt Corollary

b. the Platt Amendment

7

On what did the Roosevelt Corollary build?
a. Monroe Doctrine
b. Open Door policy
c. Platt Amendment
d. Hay-Pauncefote Treaty of 1901

a. Monroe Doctrine

8

What was included in the Lome letter
a. de Lome's resignation as Spanish minister to the United States
b. an apology to the U.S. government
c. criticisms of President McKinley
d. an incident for war

c. criticisms of President McKinley

9

What war ended with the Treaty of Parisof 1898
a. Spanish-American War
b. Russo-Japanese War
c. Philippine-American War
d. to end military rule and set up civil government in Puerto Rico

a. Spanish-American War

10

What was the purpose of the Foraker Act?
a. to give Cuba and Puerto rico to the United States
b. to grant Puerto Rican residents U.S. citizenship
c. to end the Puerto Rican uprising
d. to end military rule and set up civil government in Puerto Rico

d. to end military rule and set up civil government in Puerto Rico

11

The mysterious sinking of the _________ fueled the movement for war with Spain

U.S.S. Maine

12

The name for sensational and often irresponsible news headlines and stories is ___________

yellow journallism

13

General John J. Pershing led a force of fifteen thousand soldiers into _________ in an attempt to capture Pancho Villa

Mexico

14

Luis Munoz Rivera was a newspaper editor and a supporter of _______ for Puerto Rico

independence

15

"Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry for U.S. intervention in_______

Cuba

16

The Panama Canal was built on land that had previously been controlled by ___________

Columbia

17

The United States would not withdraw its Army from_____ until that part of the country adopted the Platt Amendment.

Cuba

18

During the _________, the United States treated Filipinos in much the same way the Spanish had treated the Cubans

Phillippine-American War

19

________ surrendered Hawaii to the United States in 1893

Queen Liliuokalani

20

________ was known as the hero of San Juan Hill

Theodore Roosevelt

21

All of the following were imperialist powers in the late 1800's except
a. Japan
b. Spain
c. China
d. the United States

China

22

Jose Martin, a Cuban poet and journalist in exile in New York, organized a guerrilla campaign to destroy American owned property in Cuba in order to
a. provoke U.S. intervention in Cuba
b. retaliate against U.S. involvement in Cuba
c. give money to poor Cuban natives
d. recover his family's land from American control

a. provoke U.S. intervention in Cuba

23

All of the following countries came under some form of U.S. control as a result of the Spanish-American War EXCEPT
a. Cuba
b. Hawaii
c. Puerto Rico
d. the Phillippines

b. Hawaii

24

General John J. Pershing led a force of fifteen thousand soldiers in an attempt to capture
a. Jose Marti
b. Pancho Villa
c. Emiliano Zapata
d. Emilio Aquinaldo

b. Pancho Villa

25

Of the following statements, the one that best reflects and anti-imperialist attitude is
a. "It is not necessary to own people to trade with them"
b. "The expansion of our trade and commerce is the pressing problems"
c. " Is there no nation wise enough, brave enough to aid this blood-smitten land?"
d. "Fate has written our policy for us, the trade of the world must and shall be ours..."

a. " It is not necessary to own people to trade with them"

26

The Boxer Rebellion was an attempt by Chinese revolutionaries to
a. restore the Manchu dynasty to power
b. remove foreign influence from China
c. set up a democratic government in China
d. set up a Communist government in China

b. remove foreign influence from China

27

The United states gained control of the land it needed to build the Panama Canal by
a. negotiating with Colombia
b. invading and attacking Colombia
c. implementing the Open Door policy.
d. encouraging and supporting Panamanian independence

d. encouraging and supporting Panamanian independence

28

The Open Door Policy was designed as a way for the United States to further
a, its trade interests
b. its desires to annex foreign nations
c. international diplomacy
d. the establishment of democratic governments

a. its trade interests

29

The rapid growth of industry in the United States helped fuel imperialism because
a. America needed unspoiled places or its workers to vacation
b. Americans had more time to read about foreign places
c. the United States was producing too many goods for its own people to buy
d. Americans wanted to take over foreign factories and learn their secrets

c. the United states was producing too many goods for its own people to buy

30

Teddy Roosevelt's approach to foreign policy reflected the proverb "Speak softly and carry a big stick" because
a. he allowed U.S. troops to beat foreign natives for breaking U.S. laws
b. he studied West African methods for negotiating with foreign powers
c. his sort-spoken personality made foriegn leaders trust and admire him.
d. his negotiations were always backed by the threat of military force

d. his negotiations were always backed by the threat of military force

31

How did the Panama Canal benefit ships traveling between the East and West coasts of the United States

It reduced the distance traveled

32

How did the cities of Balboa and Panama City benefited from the building of the canal?

It increased the amount of goods sold. Cruise ships could access and add to tourism

33

Why was a railroad built alongside the canal?

To transport supplies

34

How did the presence of the canal have seemed threatening to Latin American nations?

There were military bases so the United States could control events in the area