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  1. Drago Doctrine
  2. Queen Liliuokalani
  3. Goethals and Gorgas
  4. "Colossus of the North"
  5. Venezuelan Crisis
  1. a 1906 - Relations between U.S. and Canada including a reciprocal trade agreement. Tight relations made the U.S. and Canada a "Colossus."
  2. b Queen of Hawaii who gave the U.S. naval rights to Pearl Harbor in 1887. Deposed by American settlers in 1893.
  3. c 1906 - Army colonels who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal.
  4. d 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.
  5. 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

  1. 1850 - Treaty between U.S. and Great Britain agreeing that neither country would try to obtain exclusive rights to a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. Abrogated by the U.S. in 1881.
  2. Republican, William McKinley defeated Democrate, Williams Bryan. The issue was imperialism.
  3. April 1896 - U.S. declared Cuba free from Spain, but the Teller Amendment disclaimed any American intention to annex Cuba.
  4. 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. United States political figure who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1889 through 1893, during the administration of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison.

5 True/False questions

  1. Virginius1873 - Spain and U.S. government got into a squabble over the Cuban-owned Virginius, which had been running guns. Spain executed several Americans who had been on board. The telegraph was used to negotiate a truce. The incident was played up by the yellow journalists.

          

  2. American anit-imperialist leagueA league containing anti-imperialist groups; it was never strong due to differences on domestic issues. Isolationists.

          

  3. Open Door notesa note asking nations to offer assurance that they would respect the principle of equal trade opportunities, specifically in the China market.

          

  4. Theodore RooseveltIn charge of the navy when the Maine crisis occurred, he had rebuilt the navy and tried to start a war with Cuba.

          

  5. James G. BlaineFebruary 15, 1898 - An explosion from a mine in the Bay of Havanna crippled the warship Maine. The U.S. blamed Spain for the incident and used it as an excuse to go to war with Spain.

          

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