Ch. 23

John Fiske:
C) wrote American Political Ideas, a book that stressed the superior character of Anglo-Saxon peoples and institutions
In 1878, the Samoans signed a treaty with the United States giving the United States:
A) a naval base at Pago Pago
President Grover Cleveland called the Hawaiian Islands:
A) "the stepping-stone to the growing trade of the Pacific"
The term yellow journalism arose from the:
B) circulation war between two New York newspapers
The de Lôme letter:
B) referred to President McKinley as a weak and cowardly leader
The publisher of the New York Journal was:
A) William Randolph Hearst
The treaty ending the Spanish-American War:
A) was opposed by most Democrats and Populists
Which of the following supported America's annexation of the Philippines?
C) Albert Beveridge
The Platt Amendment:
B) sharply restricted the independence of Cuba's new government
The Hay-Herrán Treaty:
A) concerned America's right to build a canal in Panama
In 1896, Theodore Roosevelt campaigned hard for William McKinley and the new president rewarded Roosevelt by appointing him:
A) assistant secretary of the navy
In the so-called Gentlemen's Agreement, President Roosevelt:
C) stopped the flow of Japanese immigrants to America
Roosevelt's intervention in the Russo-Japanese War and the Moroccan dispute:
B) won him the Nobel Peace Prize of 1906
The secretary of state who proclaimed the Open Door policy toward China was:
C) John Hay
The ultimate blame for going to war with Spain belongs to:
A) the American people, for letting themselves be whipped into a frenzy
What future president was the civil governor of the Philippines in 1901?
A) Taft
The French lost 20,000 men and spent $300 million:
C) attempting to build a canal in Panama
With the Boxer Rebellion, all of the following occurred EXCEPT:
B) Secretary of State Hay abandoned the Open Door
Who once said that warfare was the best way to promote "the clear instinct for race selfishness"?
The Act of Algeciras did all of the following EXCEPT:
C) took place in Tunisia