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1

Between 1895 and 1900 US exports to where quadrupled?

China

2

In 1894, war erupted between what two countries over Korea ( Which was a client state dependent on one of these countries)?

China and Japan

3

In what treaty did China recognize Korea's independence and give Japan territory in Manchuria?

The Peace Treaty

4

In 1898, what country demanded that China lease Manchuria to them instead?

Russia

5

Soon after Germany, France, and Britain also demanded what in China?

Leaseholds

6

Each what became the center of each country's sphere of influence?

Leasehold

7

What is a section of a country where a foreign nation enjoys special rights and powers?

Sphere of influence

8

McKinley and S.O.S. John Hay supported what in China?

Open Door Policy

9

The policy that allowed each foreign nation in China to trade freely in the other nation's sphere of influence was?

Open Door Policy

10

Who were known to the Westerners as "Boxers"?

The Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists

11

In 1900, this group decided to destroy the "foreign devils" and their Chinese Christian converts, whom they believed were corrupting Chinese society. What was the group?

The Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists

12

The "Boxers" and some Chinese troops attacked foreign embassies in Peking (Now Beijing) killing more than 200 foreigners in what came to be called the?

Boxer Rebellion

13

Who was reelected in 1900, but their second term was cut short by an assassin's bullet?

McKinley

14

After McKinley's death in September 1901, what vice president assumed the presidency?

Theodore Roosevelt

15

Who believed that the US had a duty to shape the "less civilized" corners of the earth and displaying US power to the world to deter nations from fighting?

Theodore Roosevelt

16

Who said, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."?

Theodore Roosevelt

17

The "Big stick" policy was used in the acquisition and construction of what?

The Panama Canal

18

In 1889, a company from what country abandoned its efforts to build a canal in Panama?

France

19

In 1902, who authorized US purchase of the French company's assets and the construction of the canal?

Congress

20

Panama was a province of what country at the time of the construction of the canal?

Columbia

21

Tensions would increase between what two peoples because of the province's rule during the canal construction?

Panamanians and Columbians

22

During the construction of the Panama Canal, what two diseases, transmitted by mosquitoes, sickened workers and slowed their progress?

Malaria and Yellow Fever

23

By inspecting and controlling all potential breeding places of mosquitoes, who helped maintain a Canal Zone in which mosquitoes could not live?

Surgeon General of the US Army, William Crawford Gorgas

24

In 1902, after what country defaulted its debts, Britain, Germany, and Italy blockaded its ports.

Venezuela

25

Roosevelt would give a speech to Congress in which he stated what came to be known as the what?

Roosevelt Corollary

26

What states that the US would intervene in Latin American affairs when necessary to maintain economic and political stability in the Western Hemisphere?

The Roosevelt Corollary

27

The goal of the what was to prevent European powers from using the debt problems of Latin America to justify intervening in the region?

The Roosevelt Corollary

28

The US would first apply the Roosevelt Corollary to which country?

The Dominican Republic

29

A policy of joining the business interests of a country with its diplomatic interests abroad ( An idea by Taft), is known as?

Dollar diplomacy

30

The what submitted by Senator Orville Platt, specified 4 conditions to the Cuban constitution?

Platt Amendment