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US Imperialism Test - Exam Review

The ablest and most effective supporter of imperialism was
Alfred Thayer Mahan
In 1900, the nation that had the third largest naval force was the
United States
The United States aquired the Hawaiian Islands as a result of all the following factors except
President cleveland sent marines to ensure that nothing stopped annexation from taking place
The United States took control of part of the Samoan islands after a long dispute with
Great Britain and Germany
The U.S. president who asked for a delaration of war against Spain in 1898 was
William McKinley
The U.S war effort in Cuba suffered from all of the following problems ecept
lack of popular support
During the fighting of the Spanish-American War
more american fighting men died of disease than were killed in action
The first major victory for the United States in the Spanish-American War occured
near Santiago, Cuba
Americans won the struggle for Cuba during the Spanish-American War because
The spanish forces quit after putting up a stiff but brief fight
the Rough Riders were
involved in bold, reckless chargins during the fighting in Cuba
William Jennings Bryan wanted the US Senate to ratify the peace treaty with Spain because
the aquisition of sugar plantations would bolster the US economy
The the decade following its victory in the Spanish-American War, the United States gave partial independance to
the Philippines
In territories with large land areas that the United States acquired in the late 1800's, the federal government
slowly gave the inhabitants most of the rights of citizenship and complete control of their local affairs
The Platt Amendment, incorporated into the Cuban constitution, gave Cuba
nominal political independance
In the Philippine War of 1898 to 1902, the United States
with great difficulty suppressed a full-scale revold that the majority of the Filipino people supported
the Philippine War of 1898 to 1902 saw the United States
achieve victory after capturing the enemy leader
Most of the territoy that the United States acquired in the 1890's was in the
Pacific Ocean
The Boxer Rebellion of 1900 came to an end when
a multinational armed force rescued the foreign diplomats traped in Peking by the Boxers
After the end of the Spanish-Aerican War, The united States changes its military system by
creating a general staff to act as advisors to the secretary of was
the newspapers of Pulitizer and Hearst in the 1890's
used their own pool of reporters as-well-as well known authors of the day; created sensationalist reports often called "yellow journalism"; sometimes not only reported the news, but created the situations for their stories; were excluded from schools, libraries, and clubs
Wrote the "Influence of Sea Power upon History"
Alfred Thayer Mahan
What are three key themes used by advocates of the Manifest Destiny
virtue, mission, & destiny
What is Puerto Rico's current political standing