5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- William Howard Taft
- Benevolent Assimilation
- Teller Amendment
- Emilio Aguinaldo
- a 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.
- b A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically
- c 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
- d This Amendment was drafter by Henry M. Teller which declared that the US had no desire for control in Cuba & pledged the US would leave the island alone.
- e Americans spent money to improve infrastructure, sanitation, public health, education in the PH
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- An American economist who wrote the Theory of the Leisure Class and who condemned conspicuous consumption
- 1840-1914. US Navy officer, geostrategist, and educator. Influenced navies worldwide on the importance of building a strong navy. Author of "The Influence of Seapower Upon History, 1660-1783" in 1890.
- areas in which countries have some political and economic control but do not govern directly
- This term applies to newspaper reporters and other writers who pointed out the social problems of the era of big business. The term was first given to them by Theodore Roosevelt.
- message send by secretary of state John Hay in 1899 to Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy & Japan asking the countries not to interfere with US trading rights in China.
5 True/False Questions
Platt Amendment → This Amendment was drafter by Henry M. Teller which declared that the US had no desire for control in Cuba & pledged the US would leave the island alone.
James G. Blaine → Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War
Boxer Rebellion → A leading muckraker and magazine editor, she exposed the corruption of the oil industry with her 1904 work A History of Standard Oil.
Women's Christian Temperance Union → This organization was dedicated to the idea of the 18th Amendment - the Amendment that banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcohol.
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