5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Pan- American Conference
- William Howard Taft
- Treaty of Paris
- Hepburn Act
- a The reclaiming of land and natural resources
- b Signed by the United States and Spain in December 1898, this treaty ended the Spanish-American War. Under its terms, Spain recognized Cuba's independence and assumed the Cuban debt; it also ceded Puerto Rico and Guam to the United States. At the insistence of the U.S. representatives, Spain also ceded the Phillipines.
- c this was an international organization that dealt with trade; organized by James G. Blaine; created to encourage cooperation and trust with the manufacturers
- d 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
- e This 1906 law used the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate the maximum charge that railroads to place on shipping goods.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- 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
- A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically
- 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.
- Manager of a city
5 True/False Questions
Insular Cases → Determined that inhabitants of U.S. territories had some, but not all, of the rights of U.S. citizens.
U.S.S. Maine → Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War
Pure Food and Drug Act → law which ended military rule in Puerto Rico
Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire → 146 garment workers died in a fire because the sweatshop owners locked doors to keep workers in and union organizers out. This led to shorter work weeks for women and minors, and the abolition of labor for those under the age of 14
Progressive → to use government as an agency of human welfare