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  1. Valeriano Weyler
  2. John Hay
  3. Boxer Rebellion
  4. Spheres of Influence
  5. Women's Christian Temperance Union
  1. a General sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics (concentration camps, shooting civilian, ect.)
  2. b areas in which countries have some political and economic control but do not govern directly
  3. c A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
  4. d This organization was dedicated to the idea of the 18th Amendment - the Amendment that banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcohol.
  5. e Secretary of State under McKinley and Roosevelt who pioneered the open-door policy and Panama canal

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the company's insurance pays for medical bills if an employee gets hurt while on the job
  2. message send by secretary of state John Hay in 1899 to Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy & Japan asking the countries not to interfere with US trading rights in China.
  3. An American economist who wrote the Theory of the Leisure Class and who condemned conspicuous consumption
  4. 1840-1914. US Navy officer, geostrategist, and educator. Influenced navies worldwide on the importance of building a strong navy. Author of "The Influence of Seapower Upon History, 1660-1783" in 1890.
  5. Financial downturn in 1907 that featured runs on banks, suicides, and criminal indictments against speculators; paved the way for fiscal reforms

5 True/False questions

  1. Robert La FolletteSpanish Ambassador's letter that was illegally removed from the U.S. Mail and published by American newspapers. It criticized President McKinley in insulting terms.


  2. Pure Food and Drug Actlaw which ended military rule in Puerto Rico


  3. City ManagerThis 1906 work by Upton Sinclair pointed out the abuses of the meat packing industry. The book led to the passage of the 1906 Meat Inspection Act.


  4. Big Stick PolicyRoosevelt's philosophy - In international affairs, ask first but bring along a big army to help convince them. Threaten to use force, act as international policemen


  5. Richard OlneyHe served as both United States Attorney General and Secretary of State under President Grover Cleveland.