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Grade 7 American Imperialism
Grade 7 American Imperialism
Grade 11 American Imperialism
Which event contributed to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War?
  1. Explosion of the U.S.S. Maine
  2. Sinking of the Lusitania
  3. Invasion of Panama
  4. Attack on the Alamo Mission
Grade 11 American Imperialism
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 4 American Imperialism
Why was the battleship "Maine" sent to Havana, Cuba in 1898?
  1. To get rid of the Spanish government there.
  2. To spend some time on the beaches.
  3. To protect the Americans who were living there.
  4. To cause a war.
Grade 9 American Imperialism
Reasons for imperialism include:
  1. gaining military bases in other areas.
  2. having access to the natural resources of another country.
  3. helping people in other lands through education, food, and health care.
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 American Imperialism
What was NOT an effect of the Spanish-American War?
  1. China was annexed by the United States
  2. Hawaii became the 50th state.
  3. United States controlled formerly Spanish territories including Guam, the Philippines and Puerto Rico.
  4. • The outbreak of the Spanish American war led to the annexation of territories by the United States.
Grade 10 American Imperialism
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
Which of these have been U.S. Territories?
  1. U.S. Virgin Islands
  2. American Samoa
  3. Guam
  4. all of the above
Grade 4 American Imperialism
One of President Theodore Roosevelt's goals was the build the Panama Canal. What was the Panama Canal?
  1. A man-made river through Mexico.
  2. A bridge through Central America.
  3. A canal across the narrowest part of the country of Panama.
  4. A series of boardwalks across the Isthmus of Panama.
Grade 8 American Imperialism
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 8 American Imperialism
The proposed canal:
  1. was to be open to all nations on equal terms.
  2. was to be open only to the U.S.
  3. was to be open only to South Americans.
Grade 4 American Imperialism
Who fought in the Spanish-American War?
  1. Spain fought against Canada
  2. The United States fought against Spain to help other countries gain their independence.
  3. Mexico fought against the United States.
  4. The United States fought against Guam.
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