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  1. Venezuelan Crisis
  2. General Weylar
  3. Emilio Aguinaldo
  4. Bering sea seal controversy
  5. Treaty of Portsmouth
  1. a led a Filipino insurrection against the Spanish in 1896 and assisted the U.S. invasion. He served as leader of the provisional government but was removed by the U.S. because he wanted to make the Philippines independent before the U.S. felt it was ready for independence.
  2. b 1902 - England, Germany and Italy had blockaded Venezuelan ports because Latin American countries failed to make payments on debts owed to foreign banks. U.S. invoked the Monroe Doctrine and pressured the European powers to back off.
  3. c A dispute between the U.S. and Russia involving who could hunt seals in the Bering Sea.
  4. d the U.S. mediated the end of the war. Negotiating the treaty in the U.S. increased U.S. prestige. Roosevelt received a Nobel Peace Prize for the mediation.
  5. e Brutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. When Cubans started to rebel, Spaniards begain to reorganize prisoners into labor camps.
  2. 1850 - Treaty between U.S. and Great Britain agreeing that neither country would try to obtain exclusive rights to a canal across the Isthmus of Panama. Abrogated by the U.S. in 1881.
  3. The 1884 nomination for the Rebublican presidential candidate
  4. Warship involved in Spanish-American blockade in Cuba in 1898. Went from Cuba to the Philippines by going around the Southern tip of South America. Showed that we need a better route between the Atlantic and the Pacific.
  5. Japan had attacked the Russian Pacific fleet over Russia's refusal to withdraw its troops from Mancharia after the Boxer Rebellion (1904-1905) War fought mainly in Korea. Japan victorious

5 True/False questions

  1. Pago PagoSecretary of State, created the Open Door Notes


  2. Treaty of Paris 1898gave the US Guam, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, after ending the Spanish-American war.


  3. ExtraterritorialityIn the 1920's, China wated an end to the exemption of foreigners accused of crimes from China's legal jurisdiction.


  4. John HayFebruary 15, 1898 - An explosion from a mine in the Bay of Havanna crippled the warship Maine. The U.S. blamed Spain for the incident and used it as an excuse to go to war with Spain.


  5. Election of 1900Republican, William McKinley defeated Democrate, Williams Bryan. The issue was imperialism.