5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dollar Diplomacy
- Root- Takahira Agreement
- Foraker Act
- a 1908 - Japan / U.S. agreement in which both nations agreed to respect each other's territories in the Pacific and to uphold the Open Door policy in China.
- b 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
- c The movement in the late 1800s to increase democracy in America by curbing the power of the corporation. It fought to end corruption in government and business, and worked to bring equal rights of women and other groups that had been left behind during the industrial revolution.
- d replacement of an elected official
- e law which ended military rule in Puerto Rico
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1902 United Mine Workers of America strike in eastern Pennsylvania which threatened to cause an energy crisis requiring the federal government to intervene on the side of labor for the first time
- General sent by Spain to stop Cuban revolt, referred to as the "Butcher" because of harsh tactics (concentration camps, shooting civilian, ect.)
- 1908 - Louis D Branders got the Supreme Court to accept laws protecting women against the harmful effects of factory labor
- negotiated the terms of sale for the building of a Panama Canal and for a Panama Canal Zone surrounding the canal
- This Amendment was drafter by Henry M. Teller which declared that the US had no desire for control in Cuba & pledged the US would leave the island alone.
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)
Treaty of Paris → the choosing of a candidate for the representation of a political party
Lincoln Steffens → Muckracker who wrote about vote stealing and political machines in The Shame of Cities published in McLure Magazine
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
Red-Light District → Financial downturn in 1907 that featured runs on banks, suicides, and criminal indictments against speculators; paved the way for fiscal reforms