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  1. Roosevelt Corollary
  2. Yellow Journalism
  3. Collective Security
  4. Farmer's Difficulties in late 19th Century
  5. Internationalism
  1. a Natural Disasters when farming. They were heavily taxed because they couldn't hide their assets. Farmer's wanted silver for debt to create inflation.
  2. b (TR) , Roosevelt's 1904 extension of the Monroe Doctrine, stating that the United States has the right to protect its economic interests in South And Central America by using military force, first put into effect in Dominican Republic.
  3. c a system in which a group of nations acts as one to preserve the peace of all. (United Nations)
  4. d a national policy of actively trading with foreign countries to foster peace and prosperity.
  5. e One of the causes of the Spanish-American War (1898) - this was when newspaper publishers like Hearst and Pulitzer sensationalized news events (like the sinking of the Maine) to anger American public towards Spain.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The Wounded Knee Massacre, also known as The Battle at Wounded Knee Creek, was the last major armed conflict between the Lakota Sioux and the United States, subsequently described as a "massacre" by General Nelson A. Miles in a letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
  2. Theory that when hard times came, the unemployed could migrate west and be prosperous farmers.
    Induced urban employers to maintain high wage rates. (Denver, Chicago, St.Louis)
  3. Superintendent announced that the frontier of the U.S was no longer discernable in 1840- all unsettled grants were now broken into by settlement
  4. the leader of the Nez Perce tribe that killed white settlers on the way to reservations because they were mad that the government was taking their land, "I will fight no more forever".
  5. a naval captain who was a leading advocate of sea power and Western Imperialism during the 1880's. In 1890 he published The Influence of Sea Power upon History which said that national greatness and prosperity came from maritime prosperity. He believed that the modern economic development called for a powerful navy and that it was America's "destiny" to control eh Caribbean and build a canal connecting the Pacific and the Caribbean. His ideas were widely popular and widely circulated

5 True/False Questions

  1. Dawes Severalty Act1887, dismantled American Indian tribes, set up individuals as family heads with 160 acres, tried to make rugged individualists out of the Indians, attempt to assimilate the Indian population into that of the American.

          

  2. IsolationismA policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.

          

  3. Spanish American War(TR) , The United States built the Panama Canal to have a quicker passage to the Pacific from the Atlantic and vice versa. It cost $400,000,000 to build. Columbians would not let Americans build the canal, but then with the assistance of the United States a Panamanian Revolution occurred. The new ruling people allowed the United States to build the canal., Hay-Herran Treaty: Secretary of State John Hay pressured Colombian diplomat Tomas Herran to sign an agreement allowing U.S. to build a canal through Panama from which Columbia would receive big $ but was rejected by Colombian Senate. TR supported a rebellion in Panama (organized & financed by Philippe Bunau-Varilla) and recognized Panama as an independent nation.

          

  4. Panama CanalTheory that when hard times came, the unemployed could migrate west and be prosperous farmers.
    Induced urban employers to maintain high wage rates. (Denver, Chicago, St.Louis)

          

  5. McKinley's AssassinationMcKinley and the U.S. were trying to assimilate the Philippines to help them become better. American dollars went to the Philippines to improve roads, sanitation, and public health. Although the U.S. might have looked intrusive, they were actually trying to improve the condition of the Philippines.

          

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