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Question 1 - 10
• In the late 1800’s, European and American
businesses were looking overseas for places to
sell their products because?
Answer 1 – 10
• Tariffs had reduced trade among industrialized
countries, and they were producing more than
their own people could buy.
Question 1 - 20
• U.S. President Millard Fillmore sent a naval
expedition (led by Commodore Mathew Perry)
to Japan to?
Answer 1 – 20
• Force Japan to trade with the United States
Question 1 - 30
• In the late 1800’s, support grew in the U.S. for
building a large modern navy to?
Answer 1 – 30
• Protect American trade interests
Question 1 - 40
• The United States was economically interested
in Hawaii and Cuba because of?
Answer 1 – 40
• Their valuable sugar plantations
Question 1 - 50
• The Treaty of Paris in 1898, which formally
ended the Spanish-American War, granted
independence to?
Answer 1 – 50
• Cuba
Question 2 - 10
• What is the status of the Philippines today?
Answer 2 – 10
• An independent country
Question 2 - 20
• Theodore Roosevelt was chosen as McKinley’s
running mate in the 1900 election because of
his?
Answer 2 – 20
• Status as a war hero and to keep him under
control
Question 2 - 30
• The Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown by?
Answer 2 – 30
• A group of planters supported by United
States Marines
Question 2 - 40
• American support for Cuban rebels was fueled
by?
Answer 2 – 40
• Yellow journalism stories published by Pulitzer
and Hearst
Question 2 - 50
• In 1898 President McKinley sent the battleship
Maine to Havana, Cuba to?
Answer 2 – 50
• Evacuate Americans if necessary
Question 3 - 10
• Supporters of annexing the Philippines
believed that?
Answer 3 – 10
• The islands would provide the United States
with a base for trade in Asia
Question 3 - 20
• The Platt Amendment effectively made Cuba
into an American?
Answer 3 – 20
• Protectorate
Question 3 - 30
• Theodore Roosevelt became president after
what event?
Answer 3 – 30
• When McKinley was assassinated
Question 3 - 40
• The purpose of the open door policy was to?
Answer 3 – 40
• Ensure that all industrialized countries could
trade with China
Question 3 - 50
• According to the treaty that ended the
Spanish-American War, the United States
would acquire/takeover which two island
nations?
Answer 3 – 50
• Puerto Rico and the Philippines
Question 4 - 10
• What is the economic and political
domination of a strong nation over the weaker
nations?
Answer 4 – 10
• Imperialism
Question 4 - 20
• American settlers in Hawaii quickly discovered
that the climate and soil of the islands were
suitable for growing what?
Answer 4 – 20
• Sugar cane
Question 4 - 30
• In 1903, the United States tried to negotiate
with _____ for the right to build a canal
through its province of Panama. When they
refused, a revolution was staged.
Answer 4 – 30
• Colombia
Question 4 - 40
• The Roosevelt Corollary was an extension of
the ?
Answer 4 – 40
• Monroe Doctrine
Question 4 - 50
• This foreign policy approach believed that if
American business leaders supported Latin
American development, everyone would
benefit.
Answer 4 – 50
• Dollar diplomacy
Question 5 - 10
• In August 1898, the United States and their
Filipino allies forced Spain into a cease-fire
and peace negotiations. What happened to
American and Filipino relations after that?
Answer 5 – 10
Question 5 - 20
• How would it be “bad for business” if the
United States turned the Philippines over to
France or Germany?
Answer 5 – 20
Question 5 - 30
• What were the three main factors that were
fueling/encouraging U.S. imperialist policy in
the 1880’s.
Answer 5 – 30
Question 5 - 40
• Name and describe two of the four main
reasons why the U.S. chose to get involved in
Cuba and the Spanish American War.
Answer 5 – 40
Question 5 - 50
• What effect did the Platt Amendment to the
Cuban Constitution have on Cuban
Independence?
Answer 5 – 50
• It ensured that Cuba would be tied to the
United States so that we could still
control/influence events there.