5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Election of 1900
- Queen Liliuokalani
- Most Favored Nation Clause
- General Weylar
- Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
- a Republican, William McKinley defeated Democrate, Williams Bryan. The issue was imperialism.
- b Queen of Hawaii who gave the U.S. naval rights to Pearl Harbor in 1887. Deposed by American settlers in 1893.
- c 1903 - U.S. guaranteed the independence of the newly-created Republic of Panama.
- d 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.
- e Brutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Warship involved in Spanish-American blockade in Cuba in 1898. Went from Cuba to the Philippines by going around the Southern tip of South America. Showed that we need a better route between the Atlantic and the Pacific.
- 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.
- The U.S. acquired these territories from Spain through the Treaty of Paris (1898), which ended the Spanish-American War.
- Three characteristics that the U.S. felt made them superior to other countries. Many U.S. cities in the 1900 to 1920 instituted modern "scientific" political systems, such as the use of professional city managers, to replace inefficient traditional machine politics. The U.S. tried to spread there ideas abroad.
5 True/False questions
Hay-Herran Treaty → Kept the purchase price of the canal strip in Panama the same but enlarged the area from 6 to 10 miles.
Open Door notes → a note asking nations to offer assurance that they would respect the principle of equal trade opportunities, specifically in the China market.
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.
Virginius → February 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.
Josiah Strong → Warship involved in Spanish-American blockade in Cuba in 1898. Went from Cuba to the Philippines by going around the Southern tip of South America. Showed that we need a better route between the Atlantic and the Pacific.