Which country did the U.S. purchase Alaska from?
What event led to the outbreak of the Spanish-American war?
The explosion of the battleship "Maine."
What did the U.S. gain as a result of the Spanish-American war?
Puerto Rico and Guam.
What event started World War I?
The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand.
Why did Americans buy liberty bonds during World War I?
To help the war effort at home.
What does the word "armistice" mean?
An agreement to stop fighting.
What was the Great Depression?
A decade of hard times in the 1930's because the economy did not grow.
How did the Great Depression affect Americans?
Many Americans lost their jobs and homes during this time.
What does the word "genocide" mean?
A planned attempt to kill an entire people.
What country was Queen Liliuokalani the leader of?
What country was Woodrow Wilson the leader of?
What country was Adolf Hitler the leader of?
What country was Benito Mussolini the leader of?
What country was Joseph Stalin the leader of?
Why was the Panama Canal built?
So that ships could easily travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, which would link ports together.
How did Theodore Roosevelt support conservatism?
By creating 5 new national parks.