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Honors Social Studies II Imperialism Test
Terms in this set (14)
Be able to provide and explain 3 reasons for US Imperialism
Global Competition with other Imperial/Global Powers.
Military Strengths- Naval Bases abroad.
New Markets- To sell goods and gain raw materials.
Cultural Superiority- Social Darwinism.--- "White Mans Burden".
Be able to provide causes for the Spanish-American War
American Economic Interest in Cuba, particularly sugar.
American sympathy towards Cubans rebelling against a Colonial Empire.
Yellow Journalism- exaggerated Spanish atrocities; Concentration Camps.
Explosion of the USS Maine- Yellow Journalists immediately blamed it on the Spanish, later determined to be an accident.
De Lome- Letter called President McKinley weak.
Know territories annexed by the United States in 1898.
Hawaii, Guam, Philippines, and Puerto Rico.
Explain why Alfred T. Mahan advocated a US naval buildup.
In order to compete with other nations, you needed to build up a large navy to protect shipping lanes and ports abroad. - Connecting military strength to economic strength.
Describe the Venezuelan incident between Great Britain and the United States.
Border dispute between Britain and Venezuela concerning the British Guianas. The U.S uses the Monroe Doctrine to protect the Venezuelan Border. The Monroe Doctrine states that the U.S will prevent European colonization in Latin America Nations. Great Britain agrees to arbitration.
Explain the primary issue concerning the annexation of Hawaii to the United States.
The McKinley Tariff and the sale of sugar in the U.S by American sugar planters in Hawaii.
State what amendment Cuba was subject to following the Spanish-American War
Provide your interpretation of The Hypocrisy of It editorial from the Chicago Commons, June 10th, 1889.
Stating that American imperialism is benevolent is contradictory, due to the atrocities that are committed as the U.S takes territories.-- Comparison to the Indian Wars.
Based on your reading of Benjamin R. Tillman's, The White Man's Burden as Prophecy, what racist reasons did anti-imperialists offer against imperialism.
Race-mixing will lead to conflict.-- Race-mixing will harm U.S. Civilization and progress.--People of different races are not capable of the benefits of U.S. democratic freedoms.
State what act Puerto Rico was subject to following the Spanish-American War
Be able to summarize the Open Door Policy.
All nations will respect each other's trade privileges in China.
Be able to explain the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine.
Stated that the U.S. could intervene in Latin America to prevent European Colonization there.
What country controlled Panama before the US aided a rebellion there?
What policy initiated by President Taft led to the US putting down a rebellion in Nicaragua.
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