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  1. Hay-Herran Treaty
  2. Pago Pago
  3. Elihu Root
  4. Roosevelt's Big Stick Diplomacy
  5. Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
  1. a Secretary of War under Roosevelt, he reorganized and monderized the U.S. Army. Later served as ambassador for the U.S. and won the 1912 Nobel Peace Prize.
  2. b Roosevelt said, "walk softly and carry a big stick." In international affairs, ask first but bring along a big army to help convince them. Threaten to use force, act as international policemen. It was his foreign policy in Latin America.
  3. c 1878 - The U.S. gained the strategic port for use in refueling U.S. warships overseas. It was part of building an international military presence.
  4. d 1901 - Great Britain recognized U.S. Sphere of Influence over the Panama canal zone provided the canal itself remained neutral. U.S. given full control over construction and management of the canal.
  5. e Kept the purchase price of the canal strip in Panama the same but enlarged the area from 6 to 10 miles.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. By the late 1800s, U.S. had exclusive use of Pearl Harbor. In July 1898, Congress made it a U.S. territory, for the use of the islands as naval ports
  2. stated that events in the Americans affected the U.S. and we thus had reason to intervene.
  3. The 1884 nomination for the Rebublican presidential candidate
  4. Part of RTA Act in 1834, allowed a nation to make a special agreement with another nation and give them a preferential low tariff rate.
  5. U.S. would act as international policemen. An addition to the Monroe Doctrine.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Cleveland and HawaiiBy the late 1800s, U.S. had exclusive use of Pearl Harbor. In July 1898, Congress made it a U.S. territory, for the use of the islands as naval ports

          

  2. Josiah Strongargued that the American country and people were superior because they were Anglo-Saxon.

          

  3. Alfred MahanDiscovered that the mosquito transmitted yellow fever and developed a cure. Yellow fever was the leading cause of death of American troops in the Spanish-American War.

          

  4. Panama RevolutionThe Isthmus of Panama had been part of Columbia. U.S. tried to negotiate with Columbia to build the Panama Canal. Columbia refused, so U.S. encouraged Panama to revolt. Example of Big Stick diplomacy.

          

  5. Russo-Japanese WarBrutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.

          

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