Flashcards in Unit 9 - Quiz 1 Deck (15):
Who was assassinated in 1901 causing Vice President Theodore Roosevelt to become president?
What does Roosevelt call the platform from which he speaks to the American people?
What agency did Roosevelt create in 1905, that would manage government forest land?
US forest service
What was Roosevelt's domestic policy that would keep businesses in check, regulate the economy, and make sure consumers are treated fairly?
What nickname does Roosevelt receive after enforcing the Sherman Anti-trust Act.
What does Roosevelt add to the Monroe Doctrine that makes it a more aggressive piece of foreign policy?
Which military branch does Roosevelt double to help enforce the Monroe Doctrine?
What is the West African proverb that Roosevelt states while implementing the Monroe Doctrine?
"Speak softly and carry a big stick"
Why does Roosevelt support a revolution in Panama against the country of Columbia?
To gain control of the territory to build a canal
How does the Panama Canal change world travel?
It make the time for travel in the area significantly shorter - less time - shorter distance
What was the nickname of the four Navy battle squadrons that were sent on a worldwide tour?
The great white fleet
What was the purpose of the worldwide tour of the great white fleet?
To show that the US could operate on a global scale
Why did Roosevelt receive the Nobel-Peace Prize?
He negotiated the peace of the Russo-Japanese war
What children's toy was named after Roosevelt?
The Teddy Bear