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  1. Maine
  2. San Francisco School Board Incident
  3. Hay-Pauncefote Treaty
  4. Hay-Herran Treaty
  5. De Lome Letter
  1. a 1906 - Racist schools segregated Chinese, Korean and Japanese students because of anti-oriental sentiment in California.
  2. b 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.
  3. c Kept the purchase price of the canal strip in Panama the same but enlarged the area from 6 to 10 miles.
  4. d Written by the Spanish minister in Washington, Dupuy de Lôme, it was stolen from the mail and delivered to Hearst. He had called McKinley weak and bitter. It was played up by the yellow journalists.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 1908 - Japan / U.S. agreement in which both nations agreed to respect each other's territories in the Pacific and to uphold the Open Door policy in China.
  3. took his ship into Manila Bay, in the Philippine Islands, and attacked the Spanish Pacific fleet there. The U.S. had been planning to take this strategic port in the Pacific.
  4. A dispute between the U.S. and Russia involving who could hunt seals in the Bering Sea.
  5. Brutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.

5 True/False questions

  1. John HaySecretary of State, created the Open Door Notes

          

  2. Treaty of Portsmouththe U.S. mediated the end of the war. Negotiating the treaty in the U.S. increased U.S. prestige. Roosevelt received a Nobel Peace Prize for the mediation.

          

  3. Teller AmendmentApril 1896 - U.S. declared Cuba free from Spain, but the Teller Amendment disclaimed any American intention to annex Cuba.

          

  4. Theodore Roosevelttook his ship into Manila Bay, in the Philippine Islands, and attacked the Spanish Pacific fleet there. The U.S. had been planning to take this strategic port in the Pacific.

          

  5. Queen LiliuokalaniQueen of Hawaii who gave the U.S. naval rights to Pearl Harbor in 1887. Deposed by American settlers in 1893.

          

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