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US History Chapter 9 "An Emerging World Power"
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What new relationship with Hawaii did Congress approve in 1898?
How did militarism contribute to increased imperialism?
A strong military helped imperial powers protect their global interests
Roosevelt's "big stick" diplomacy
depended on a strong military to achieve America's goals.
Hawaii was annexed in
Who ran Mexico for decades as a dictator?
Why might the closing of the frontier have encouraged American imperialism?
Discontented Americans saught out a new territory in which to try their luck
Why did United States Navy Commodore George Dewey lead an attack on ships in the Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War?
Manila Bay was ruled by Spain, and the ships belonged to the Spanish
The 1898 Treaty of Paris dealt with which territory or territories?
Cuba, Puerto Rico, Phillippines and other former Spanish land
Which presidential candidate ran on an anti-imperialist platform?
William Jennings Bryan
Why did Theodore Roosevelt win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Theodore Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for mediating a treaty to end the war between Russia and Japan
President Roosevelt sent troops to support Panamanian rebels in the fight against Colombia so that
The U.S. could get the rights to build a canal in Panama at a lower price.
What tactic did Filipino insurgents use to undermine American power?
The "Rough Riders" were
a volunteer cavalry unit in the Spanish-American War.
What was one result of "moral diplomacy?"
American imperialism and conquest decreased
"Moral diplomacy" means that the U.S. government should
favor honorable diplomacy, but may still resort to military intervention.
An economy that is based on mining or producing raw materials to be used in foreign industries is called
an extractive economy.
The United States wanted overseas territories because the territories had
customers who would buy U.S. products.
After the Spanish-American War, Cubans and Puerto Ricans
were partially restricted by the U.S.
When Filipinos rebelled against U.S. rule, the United States found itself
using some of the same tactics that the Spanish had used in Cuba.
In the beginning of the twentieth century, the United States had become
accustomed to military involvement overseas.
Why did journalists call the Alaska purchase of 1867 "Seward's Folly"?
They wondered why the United States would want a vast tundra of snow and ice far from the continental borders.
How did the United States show its dominance over the Philippines?
Through military action
Which diplomatic style most promoted military action?
When did the United States grant independence to the Philippines?
In 1946, when the islands were liberated from Japanese occupation during World War II
What did Taft do to help restore order in the Philippines?
Censored the press
How did the United States get access to the Canal Zone in Panama?
Backed Panama rebels
The Teller Amendment stated that
the United States would not annex Cuba, and would leave control of the island to it's people
America's Open Door Policy in China was designed to
Social Darwinism is the theory that
life consists of competitive struggles in which only the strong survive.
The Platt Amendment
Spain gave the United States full control of the Philippines when
the U.S. paid $20 million as set out in the Treaty of Paris.
Unlike Britain, France, and Russia, the United States
wanted to keep trade in China open.
In 1916, Congress passed the Jones Act, which
What happened within a year of United States Navy Commodore Matthew Perry's arrival in Tokyo Bay in 1853?
Perry negoiated a treaty that opened trade to the United States
Emilio Aguinaldo was
was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. He had an instrumental role during the Philippines' revolution against Spain, and the subsequent Philippine-American War or War of Philippine Independence that resisted American occupation.
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