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Created: Jan 11, 2017
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8th SS Mid Term Exam mc

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Grade 11 American Imperialism
A.
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
Grade 4 American Imperialism
C.
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 8 American Imperialism
D.
What nation or territory did the "Open door" notes refer?
  1. The Philippines
  2. Japan
  3. China
  4. Indonesia
Grade 9 American Imperialism
F.
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
G.
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
H.
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 4 American Imperialism
I.
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 4 American Imperialism
J.
Mark 2 reasons why the building of the Panama Canal was a dangerous job.
  1. Workers had to travel through steep mountain passes and dense jungles.
  2. The river was very, very deep and hard to cross.
  3. Workers got tropical diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
  4. Native people killed many of the workers.
Grade 5 American Imperialism
K.
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 8 American Imperialism
L.
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 11 American Imperialism
N.
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 11 American Imperialism
O.
Grade 9 American Imperialism
Grade 7 American Imperialism
Grade 5 The Frontier
R.
What was the purpose of the Homestead Act?
  1. To give Native Americans a place to live
  2. To give African Americans and Mexican Americans free land
  3. To encourage settlers to move to the Great Plains
  4. To give settlers free land
Grade 8 The Frontier
S.
The Dawes act encouraged Native Americans to...
  1. to send their children to white schools
  2. to go live in reservations
  3. to stay where they were
  4. become farmers
Grade 9 The Frontier
T.
What did the Chisholm Trail transport?
  1. grain
  2. bibles
  3. cattle
  4. railroad tracks