5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Valeriano Weyler
- John Hay
- Boxer Rebellion
- Spheres of Influence
- Women's Christian Temperance Union
- a General sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics (concentration camps, shooting civilian, ect.)
- b areas in which countries have some political and economic control but do not govern directly
- c A 1900 Uprising in China aimed at ending foreign influence in the country.
- d This organization was dedicated to the idea of the 18th Amendment - the Amendment that banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcohol.
- e Secretary of State under McKinley and Roosevelt who pioneered the open-door policy and Panama canal
5 Multiple choice questions
- the company's insurance pays for medical bills if an employee gets hurt while on the job
- 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.
- An American economist who wrote the Theory of the Leisure Class and who condemned conspicuous consumption
- 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.
- 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
Robert La Follette → Spanish Ambassador's letter that was illegally removed from the U.S. Mail and published by American newspapers. It criticized President McKinley in insulting terms.
Pure Food and Drug Act → law which ended military rule in Puerto Rico
City Manager → This 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.
Big Stick Policy → Roosevelt'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
Richard Olney → He served as both United States Attorney General and Secretary of State under President Grover Cleveland.