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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
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 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 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 11 :: American Imperialism by Shannen
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 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 8 :: American Imperialism by mkha96
The Filipino people discovered that "liberation" from Spain just meant that America was their new master instead of Spain. What happened in 1899?
  1. They tried to become a state so they could get full rights.
  2. They begged Spain to take them back.
  3. They revolted against American rule.
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
Grade 8 :: American Imperialism by micabar
Grade 9 :: American Imperialism by lott24
"Speak softly and carry a big stick" was the foreign policy motto of
  1. William McKinley
  2. Teddy Roosevelt
  3. William Howard Taft
  4. Woodrow Wilson
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