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1

This navy ship in 1898 was sent to Havana Cuba by president McKinley to possibly help the cubans
a. the uss maine
b. the uss california
c. the uss virginia
d. the uss enterprise

a

2

Many Americans were concerned with what was happening in Cuba in 1898 because
a. american newspapers were publishing stories about spanish brutality
b. american businessmen had tons of investments on the islands
c. americans wanted to possible annex the island and profit from its resources
d. all of the above

d

3

Rudyard Kipling believed that the white man's burden was to
a. conquer all of the worlds "savages"
b. uplift christianize and civilize the non western world
c. go to church every sunday
d. non of the above

b

4

At the end of the Spanish American War the United States acquired this territory
a. hawaii
b. cuba
c. puerto rico
d. hong kong

c

5

Yellow journalism
a. was reporting in which writers often exaggerated or made up stories
b. was reporting in which writers reported hard core facts
c. was reporting in which writers told stories about people being afraid of going to way
d. was reporting in which writers told stories about the heroes of war

a

6

The platt amendment
a. made cuba into a United States protectorate
b. gave cuba its independence from spain
c. allowed the cuban government to trade freely with the united states
d. allowed the cuban government to have its own armed forces

a

7

Which Cuban writer and poet helped organized cuban rebels by raising funds, purchasing weapons, and training troops
a. jose marti
b. simon bolivar
c. fidel castor
d. yasiel puig

a

8

Which media mogul owned the new york journal
a. joseph pultzer
b. william randolph hearst
c. rupert murdoch
d. john d rockefeller

b

9

Republicans that insisted on going to war based on an attitude of aggressive nationalism believe in which idea
a. socialism
b. militarism
c. jingoism
d. capitalism

c

10

Which filipino revolutionary led a rebellion first against Spanish rule then later against american occupation of the philippines
a. marcos acosta
b. imelda marcos
c. samuel zeta
d. emilio aguinaldo

d

11

Which future president became a hero during the invasion of cuba?
a. william mckinley
b. george dewey
c. orville platt
d. theodore roosevelt

d

12

The united states assisted other imperialist powers in china crushing what anti foreign rebellion
a. boxer rebellion
b. foreign devils rebellion
c. ming rebellion
d. taiping rebellion

a

13

What was the name of the navy fleet that roosevelt sent around the world to show us power
a. great american fleet
b. great grey fleet
c. great navy fleet
d. great white fleet

d

14

Roosevelts addition to the monroe doctrine is known as
a. the monroe roosevelt doctrine
b. roosevelt corollary
c. roosevelt addition
d. roosevelt doctrinea

b