5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Benjamin Tracy
- Pago Pago
- Queen Liliuokalani
- Panama Revolution
- Drago Doctrine
- a The 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.
- b United States political figure who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1889 through 1893, during the administration of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison.
- c Queen of Hawaii who gave the U.S. naval rights to Pearl Harbor in 1887. Deposed by American settlers in 1893.
- d 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.
- e Argentine jurist, Luis Drago, proposed that European countries could not use force to collect debts owed by countries in the Americas. They could not blockade South American ports. Adopted as part of the Hague Convention in 1907.
5 Multiple choice questions
- did not want to forcibly annex Hawaii, so he waited five years to do so. McKinley finally did it, felt the annexation overstepped the federal government's power.
- 1906 - Racist schools segregated Chinese, Korean and Japanese students because of anti-oriental sentiment in California.
- The U.S. acquired these territories from Spain through the Treaty of Paris (1898), which ended the Spanish-American War.
- April 1896 - U.S. declared Cuba free from Spain, but the Teller Amendment disclaimed any American intention to annex Cuba.
- A dispute between the U.S. and Russia involving who could hunt seals in the Bering Sea.
5 True/False questions
Hay-Pauncefote Treaty → Kept the purchase price of the canal strip in Panama the same but enlarged the area from 6 to 10 miles.
Venezuelan Crisis → 1902 - England, Germany and Italy had blockaded Venezuelan ports because Latin American countries failed to make payments on debts owed to foreign banks. U.S. invoked the Monroe Doctrine and pressured the European powers to back off.
John Hay → 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.
Roosevelt Corollary → Brutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.
Democracy, efficiency, pragmatism → In 1905, the U.S. imposed financial restrictions upon this Caribbean nation. Part of making sure Latin America traded with the U.S. and not Europe.