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Who was recognized as a national hero in Mexico for taking on the US?
A. Madero
B. Pancho Villa
C. Huerta

B. Panchromatic Villa

1

What is the Roosevelt corollary?
A. Progressive reform
B. A wonderful platform
C. An aggressive foreign policy

C. An aggressive foreign policy

2

What does dollar diplomacy do?
A. Promotes US banks and investors to put money into Latin America
B. Promotes European businesses to lend money to Latin America
C. Promotes US citizens to invest in Latin America

A. Promotes US banks and investors to lend money to Latin America

3

How does a "progressive" want society to progress?
A. Naturally
B. Through small businesses
C. Through government intervention

C. Through government intervention

4

How does a conservative want a society to progress?
A. Naturally
B. Through small businesses
C. Through government intervention

A. Naturally

5

Who was the first president to enforce the Sherman Anti-Trust Act?
A. William Howard Taft
B. Woodrow Wilson
C. Theodore Roosevelt

C. Theodore Roosevelt

6

What was the great white fleet?
A. The ships that were sent to invest in Latin America
B. The fleet Admiral Dewy leads to Cuba
C. The global tour of US war ships to show its power

C. The global tour of US war ships to show its power

7

What happened to the Republican Party votes that led to the defeat of the Republican Party in the 1912 election?
A. The people wanted a new face in the White House
B. The vote was split between Taft and Roosevelt
C. The Democrates portray Roosevelt as a conservative

B. The vote was split between Taft and Roosevelt

8

Which president implemented his "New Freedom"?
A. Theodore Roosevelt
B. Woodrow Wilson
C. William Howard Taft

C. William Howard Taft

9

What does Theodore Roosevelt do when he does not receive the republican nomination in 1912?
A. Forms his own party - Socialist Party
B. he decides to support Wilson - he is more progressive
C. Forms his own party - Bull Moose Party

C. Forms his own party - Bull Moose Party

10

Give three reasons why Theodore Roosevelt was known as the "Trust Buster".

1. Looked out for the benefit of the consumers
2. First president to bring lawsuits against monopolies
3. Challenged the power of major corporations' business practices

11

What was the Underwood tariff?
A. First tariff since civil war included an income tax
B. signed by Wilson raising the tariff
C. Signed by Taft and later became an embarrassment

A. First tariff since civil war included an income tax

12

How did Theodore Roosevelt and the US gain the Panama Canal Zone?
A. Bought it from Columbia
B. Supported a revolution in Panama
C. Took it from Columbia by naval force

B. Supported a revolution in Panama

13

What is the purpose of the Bully Pulpit.
A. To warn other countries of our military power
B. Encourage Americans to invest in Latin America
C. Allows the President to get his agenda out to the people

C. Allows the President to get his agenda out to the people

14

Did the Payne-Aldrich Tariff RAISE or LOWER the tariff?

Raised the tariff

15

The Payne-Aldrich Tariff was an embarrassment for which president?
A. Wilson
B. Taft
C. Roosevelt

B. Taft

16

What did the Panama Canal provide that was essential to American national interest?

1. Shorter route for shipping
2. Easier for navy To get from one ocean to the other
3. Trade was more accessible globally

17

When Roosevelt said, "I will not recognize a government of Butchers" - who was the leader of Mexico that he was referring to ?
A. Carranza
B. Madero
C. Huerta

C. Huerta

18

Who headed the National Forest Service and was later fired by Taft?
A. Charles Evan Hughes
B. Gifford Pinchot
C. Richard Ballinger

B. Gifford Pinchot

19

What happened to Taft's relationship with Roosevelt after he fired Pinchot?
A. It became a political rivalry
B. Roosevelt runs as Taft's Vice President
C. Roosevelt supported Taft's decision

A. It became a political rivalry

20

How does the Panama Canal work?
A. Through the help of the railroad system
B. Uses horses and oxen to pull the barges through the canal
C. Through a series of locks that raise and lower the water level

C. Through a series of locks that raise and lower the water level

21

What was Roosevelt's "big stick" an analogy for?
A. The Navy
B. The Air Force
C. The Army

A. The Navy

22

What happened to Wilson that affected his physical healt during his term in office?
A. Cancer
B. Stroke
C. Heart Attack

B. Stroke

23

What are three reasons why they kept Wilson's physical condition a secret?

1. They did not want Americans to lose confidence
2. They did not want people to believe that he could no longer do the job
3. They did not want other countries to see that he was weak

24

What was the "Square Deal" supposed to do?

1. Keep businesses in check
2. Regulate the economy
3. Make sure consumers are treated fairly

25

What is another name for the "Bull Moose Party"?
A. Progressive Party
B. Fascist Party
C. Conservative Party

A. Progressive Party

26

Wh was there a need for change in the banking system?
A. It was the private vs the federal government
B. The economy was stable and ready for change
C. The people wanted something new

A. It was the private vs the federal government

27

Where do Americans get their interest rates from - which layer?
A. Federal Reserve Bank
B. Local Banks
C. Federal Reserve Board

B. Local Banks

28

Which layer is considered the "banker's bank" of theFederal Reserve System?
A. Federal Reserve Bank
B. Local Banks
C. Federal Reserve Board

A. Federal Reserve Bank

29

Which layer of the Federal Reserve System sets the National Interest Rate?
A. Federal Reserve Bank
B. Local Banks
C. Federal Reserve Board

C. Federal Reserve Board