5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Boxer Rebellion
- Lincoln Steffens
- Dollar Diplomacy
- Hepburn Act
- Seventeenth Amendment
- a This 1906 law used the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate the maximum charge that railroads to place on shipping goods.
- b established the direct election of U.S. Senators
- c A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
- d Muckracker who wrote about vote stealing and political machines in The Shame of Cities published in McLure Magazine
- 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
- guaranteed both the US and England rights to the panama canal.
- Volunteer regiment of US Cavalry led by Teddy Roosevelt during the Spanish American War
- 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
- Manager of a city
- 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
Franchise → a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
U.S.S. Maine → Ship that explodes off the coast of Cuba in Havana harbor and helps contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War
Hay- Pauncefote Treaty → negotiated the terms of sale for the building of a Panama Canal and for a Panama Canal Zone surrounding the canal
Valeriano Weyler → General sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics (concentration camps, shooting civilian, ect.)
Platt Amendment → Legislation that severely restricted Cuba's sovereignty and gave the US the right to intervene if Cuba got into trouble