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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) American Imperialism Questions

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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 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 9 American Imperialism
Grade 9 American Imperialism
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
"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
Grade 9 American Imperialism
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
Grade 9 American Imperialism
Who was President when the Spanish-American War began?
  1. Woodrow Wilson
  2. William McKinley
  3. Andrew Johnson
  4. Theodore Roosevelt
Grade 9 American Imperialism
What Treaty ended the Spanish American War?
  1. Treaty of Phillipines
  2. Treaty of Paris
  3. Treaty of Guam
  4. Treaty of Puerto Rico
Grade 9 American Imperialism
Which two journalists' publications helped fuel the start of the Spanish American War?
  1. Hyman George Rickover and Joseph Pulitzer
  2. Thomas Brackett Reed and William Randolph Hurst
  3. William Randolph Hurst and Joseph Pulitzer
  4. Hyman George Rickover and Thomas Brackett Reed
Grade 9 American Imperialism
What act was passed by Congress in the 1900 that ended military rule and set up a civil government in Puerto Rico?
  1. Homestead Act
  2. Foraker Act
  3. Civil Liberties Act
  4. Government for Puerto Rico Act
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