5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Foraker Act
- Gifford Pinchot
- Boxer Rebellion
- Emilio Aguinaldo
- a replacement of an elected official
- b law which ended military rule in Puerto Rico
- c Leader of the Filipino independence movement against Spain (1895-1898). He proclaimed the independence of the Philippines in 1899, but his movement was crushed and he was captured by the United States Army in 1901.
- d head of the U.S. Forest Servic under Roosevelt, who believed that it was possible to make use of natural resources while conserving them
- e A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- President Theodore Roosevelt's plan for reform; all Americans are entitled to an equal opportinity to succeed
- 1908 - Japan / U.S. agreement in which both nations agreed to respect each other's territories in the Pacific and to uphold the Open Door policy in China.
- This 1906 work by Upton Sinclair pointed out the abuses of the meat packing industry. The book led to the passage of the 1906 Meat Inspection Act.
- A rebellion before the Spanish American War when there were tensions between the Filippinos and the US
- a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
5 True/False Questions
Teller Amendment → Legislation that severely restricted Cuba's sovereignty and gave the US the right to intervene if Cuba got into trouble
Theodore Roosevelt → 26th President of the United States, 26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War
Lochner vs. New York → Supreme Court ruled that states could not restrict ordinary workers' hours
George Dewey → a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War, U.S. naval commander who led the American attack on the Philippines
Standard Oil Company → John D. Rockefeller's comapny, formed in 1870, which came to symbolize the trusts and monopolies of the Gilded age. By 1877 it controlled 95% of the oil refineries in the U.S. However, by the turn of the century it had become a target for trus-busting reformers, and in 1911 the Supreme Court ordered it to break up into several dozen smaller companies