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History (chapter 19)
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For a $10 million down payment, the Roosevelt administration arranged the use in perpetuity of
The Panama Canal.
By the 1890s, the largest ethnic population in Hawaii was
The _______________________ were a special regiment made up of good shots and good riders that Theodore Roosevelt joined during the War of 1898.
President ______________ argued that the United States must intervene to stabilize weak governments in the Western Hemisphere to keep European nations from doing so.
Once Theodore Roosevelt became president, his motto became
"Speak softly, and carry a big stick."
As a result of the publication of The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783, the United States
built eleven new steel battleships.
Which of the following statements regarding Theodore Roosevelt is untrue?
He had no interest in politics before running for the vice presidency.
Theodore Roosevelt was all of the following on the eve of the War of 1898 except
The largest territorial acquisition of the 19th century since the Louisiana Purchase was
Which of the following statements regarding American imperialism at the end of the 19th century is inaccurate?
Americans believed that other cultures were superior.
After living for a time in the West, Theodore Roosevelt maintained that Indians were
a "lesser race."
`After the United States took control of the Philippines, ______________ became the official language.
The "Open Door" policy of _________________ stated that China should remain open to European and American trade.
_____________________ is a sensationalist style of newspaper reporting that appeared during the Spanish-American War (War of 1898).
The cash crop that made Hawaii valuable to the United States was
In the late 19th century, Americans began to consider expanding into all of the following areas except
The ______________________ in foreign policy asserted the United States' right to intervene in Latin American nation to prevent others from doing so.
All of the following were major proponents of imperialism at the end of the 19th century except
_______________________ was the leader of the Filipino nationalists during the War of 1898.
Which of the following statements most accurately represents Hawaiian attitudes toward American annexation in the 1890s?
Most native Hawaiians opposed American annexation.
All of the following forces supported late 19th century imperialism except
The Philippines received their independence from the United States in what year?
As America developed industrially, it needed access to all of the following raw materials except
Which American president was responsible for the annexation of Hawaii?
In the presidential contest of 1900, Roosevelt's enemies the Democrats claimed that the Philippine conflict was
an unnecessary war.
The Hawaiian ruler Queen Liliuokalani tried to do what in the early 1890s?
Restrict the growing political power of America in the islands
In 1899, the United States divided control of the Samoa Islands with
In 1913, President Wilson ordered U.S. warships to blockade
According to your textbook, after the Civil War, Americans generally favored ___________________ in foreign policy.
______________________ was President Taft's use of the State Department to help American companies and banks invest in foreign countries.
Prominent American anti-imperialists at the end of the 19th century include all of the following except
All of the following were motivating ideas for American imperialism according to President McKinley except
The term Seward's folly applies to
the acquisition of Alaska.
Which of the following statements regarding the consequences of the War of 1898 is most accurate?
The war boosted American self-confidence and reinforced racist attitudes.
Which of the following statements regarding American imperialism in the Pacific is inaccurate?
The United States planned to annex Japan.
In 1895, historian Brooks Adams argued that for the United States to survive and thrive, it had to
expand beyond its current borders.
Americans at the turn of the century generally felt safe because of all of the following reasons except
What is the name of the U.S. battleship that famously sank in Havana Harbor in 1898?
Which of the following groups did not fight in the War of 1898?
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History (Chapter 18)
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