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5 Matching questions

  1. Boxer Rebellion
  2. Lincoln Steffens
  3. Dollar Diplomacy
  4. Hepburn Act
  5. Seventeenth Amendment
  1. a This 1906 law used the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate the maximum charge that railroads to place on shipping goods.
  2. b established the direct election of U.S. Senators
  3. c A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
  4. d Muckracker who wrote about vote stealing and political machines in The Shame of Cities published in McLure Magazine
  5. e Term used to describe the efforts of the US to further its foreign policy through use of economic power by gaurenteeing loans to foreign countries

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. guaranteed both the US and England rights to the panama canal.
  2. Volunteer regiment of US Cavalry led by Teddy Roosevelt during the Spanish American War
  3. John D. Rockefeller's comapny, formed in 1870, which came to symbolize the trusts and monopolies of the Gilded age. By 1877 it controlled 95% of the oil refineries in the U.S. However, by the turn of the century it had become a target for trus-busting reformers, and in 1911 the Supreme Court ordered it to break up into several dozen smaller companies
  4. Manager of a city
  5. 26th President of the United States, 26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal, Great White Fleet, Nobel Peace Prize for negotiation of peace in Russo-Japanese War

5 True/False questions

  1. Franchisea statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)


  2. U.S.S. MaineShip that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War


  3. Hay- Pauncefote Treatynegotiated the terms of sale for the building of a Panama Canal and for a Panama Canal Zone surrounding the canal


  4. Valeriano WeylerGeneral sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics (concentration camps, shooting civilian, ect.)


  5. Platt AmendmentLegislation that severely restricted Cuba's sovereignty and gave the US the right to intervene if Cuba got into trouble