5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hay-Herran Treaty
- "Colossus of the North"
- Treaty of Paris 1898
- Alfred Mahan
- Treaty of Portsmouth
- a gave the US Guam, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, after ending the Spanish-American war.
- b In 1890, he wrote The Influence of Sea Power upon History. He was a proponent of building a large navy. He said that a new, modern navy was necessary to protect the international trade America depended on.
- c 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.
- d 1906 - Relations between U.S. and Canada including a reciprocal trade agreement. Tight relations made the U.S. and Canada a "Colossus."
- e Kept the purchase price of the canal strip in Panama the same but enlarged the area from 6 to 10 miles.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1903 - U.S. guaranteed the independence of the newly-created Republic of Panama.
- did not want to forcibly annex Hawaii, so he waited five years to do so. McKinley finally did it, felt the annexation overstepped the federal government's power.
- 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.
- it specified the conditions under which the U.S. could intervene in Cuba's internal affairs, and provided that Cuba could not make a treaty with another nation that might impair its independence.
- 1906 - Racist schools segregated Chinese, Korean and Japanese students because of anti-oriental sentiment in California.
5 True/False questions
Dominican Republic → In 1905, the U.S. imposed financial restrictions upon this Caribbean nation. Part of making sure Latin America traded with the U.S. and not Europe.
Most Favored Nation Clause → Part of RTA Act in 1834, allowed a nation to make a special agreement with another nation and give them a preferential low tariff rate.
Commodore Dewey → a note asking nations to offer assurance that they would respect the principle of equal trade opportunities, specifically in the China market.
De Lome Letter → Brutal general of the Spanish, created "reconcentration camps" in which rebels and Philippians were held indefinitely.
Root-Takahira Agreement → 1917, Lessened the tension in the feuds between the U.S. and Japan by recognizing Japan's sphere of influence in China in exchange for Japan's continued recognition of the Open Door policy in China.