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Grades: 5 6 8 9 10 11
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Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by loridickson
Which war saw the very first U.S. Navy Attack?
  1. World War II
  2. The War of 1812
  3. The Civil War
  4. The Spanish-American War
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
Grade 10 :: American Imperialism by normafiggy
What do Cuba, Puerto Rico, Philippines and Guam have in common?
  1. They were all formerly controlled by Spain
  2. They were all covered by the Monroe Doctrine
  3. They were all forced to submit to French authority
  4. They were all communist
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
Grade 11 :: American Imperialism by Shannen
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
Raw materials such as iron, tea, and rubber interested European imperialist nations because the nations could
  1. profit by producing goods in factories and selling them
  2. decrease their power in the world
  3. trade them with the United States
  4. sell them to the colonies
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
This event stirred up anger and caused the US to help Cuba gain freedom from Spain
  1. the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani
  2. the end of the alaskan fur trade
  3. attack on the 10th calvary
  4. the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
Which of the following was NOT a reason many people wanted the United States to become more involved in world affairs?
  1. to grow economically
  2. to expand trade with foreign countries
  3. to spread democracy and American values like freedom
  4. to conquer other nations
Grade 8 :: American Imperialism by mkha96
Grade 11 :: American Imperialism by nlauber
Why did the United States build the Panama Canal?
  1. to help Panama become independent
  2. to shorten the route between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  3. to separate North and South America
Grade 10 :: American Imperialism by bullockjm
American plantation owners in Cuba waned the Cuban revolt against Spain to end because the Americans
  1. were taken hostage by the spanish
  2. feared the spanish would win
  3. were against all wars
  4. doubted the ability of Cubans for self government
Grade 8 :: American Imperialism by micabar
What nation or territory did the "Open door" notes refer?
  1. The Philippines
  2. Japan
  3. China
  4. Indonesia
Grade 8 :: American Imperialism by mkha96
A greater measure of self-government was granted to Puerto Rico by an act of Congress in 1917. This law:
  1. made Puerto Rico a territory of the U.S.
  2. granted U.S. citizenship to the Puerto Rican people
  3. allowed Puerto Ricans to elect members of both houses of their legislature.
  4. all of the above
  5. only a and b
Grade 11 :: American Imperialism by Shannen
Which statement best describes President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy position toward Latin America in the early 1900s?
  1. The United States should reduce its involvement in Latin American affairs.
  2. The Monroe Doctrine permits the United States to intervene actively in the affairs of Latin American nations.
  3. The United States should give large amounts of financial aid to help the poor of Latin America
Grade 11 :: American Imperialism by Shannen
Grade 11 :: American Imperialism by Shannen
The United States issued the Open Door Policy (1899-1900) primarily to
  1. bring democratic government to Chinese people
  2. secure equal trade opportunities in China
  3. force China to change its immigration policies
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