5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Benjamin Tracy
- De Lome Letter
- Dominican Republic
- Platt Amendment
- Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty
- a United States political figure who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1889 through 1893, during the administration of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d it specified the conditions under which the U.S. could intervene in Cuba's internal affairs, and provided that Cuba could not make a treaty with another nation that might impair its independence.
- e 1903 - U.S. guaranteed the independence of the newly-created Republic of Panama.
5 Multiple choice questions
- When Cubans started to rebel, Spaniards begain to reorganize prisoners into labor camps.
- 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
- In charge of the navy when the Maine crisis occurred, he had rebuilt the navy and tried to start a war with Cuba.
- argued that the American country and people were superior because they were Anglo-Saxon.
- 1917, Lessened the tension in the feuds between the U.S. and Japan by recognizing Japan's sphere of influence in China in exchange for Japan's continued recognition of the Open Door policy in China.
5 True/False questions
Extraterritoriality → stated that events in the Americans affected the U.S. and we thus had reason to intervene.
Pan-Americanism → stated that events in the Americans affected the U.S. and we thus had reason to intervene.
Virginius → 1873 - 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.
Emilio Aguinaldo → led a Filipino insurrection against the Spanish in 1896 and assisted the U.S. invasion. He served as leader of the provisional government but was removed by the U.S. because he wanted to make the Philippines independent before the U.S. felt it was ready for independence.
Hay-Pauncefote Treaty → 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.