U.S. History II

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1. 

The group of volunteers who fought in Cuba under Theodore Roosevelt was the

 

Rough Riders

 
2. 

Two men who helped transform the newspaper business during the nineteenth centry were

 

William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer

 
3. 

All of the following led to the U.S. decision to declare war on Spain except

 

the Credit Mobilier scandal

 
4. 

The sinking of Maine in Havana's harbor was significant because it

 

was a cause for war with Spain

 
5. 

The significance of the De Lome letter was that it

 

was considered an insult to President McKinley

 
6. 

Sensationalistic journalism affected the nation before the war with Spain by

 

shaping public opinion regarding events in Cuba

 
7. 

By terms of the 1898 peace treaty with Spain, the United States acquired all the following except

 

Hawaii

 
8. 

Because of the Spanish War, the United States

 

obtained the right to maintain naval bases in Cuba

 
9. 

The Teller Amendment, which Congress added to the declaration of war against Spain

 

prohibited the U.S. annexation of Cuba

 
10. 

Not among American colonies today is

 

the Phillipines

 
11. 

Cuban exiles living in the United States before the war with Spain established a government in exile known as the

 

Cuba Libre

 
12. 

People best knew William Hearst in 1898 for

 

printing sensationalistic stories

 
13. 

The postwar debate over annexing territories overseas centered on

 

the Philippines

 
14. 

The United States still maintains a naval base in Cuba at

 

Guantanamo

 
15. 

Under the Platt Amendment, the U.S.

 

established the right to maintain naval bases in Cuba

 
16. 

The Cuban economy took a turn downward in the early 1890's because

 

the U.S. Congress passed tariffs that hurt Cuban exports

 
17. 

The American president at the time of the Spanish War was

 

William McKinley

 
18. 

The American president at the time of the Spanish War was

 

William McKinley

 
19. 

The Spanish general Valeriano Weyler alienated many Americans with his

 

reconcentrado policy

 
20. 

The first battle of the Spanish War occurred in

 

the Phillipines

 
21. 

The U.S. naval commander who caputred the Philippines in 1898 was

 

George Dewey

 
22. 

The U.S. Army doctor who helped discover the link between mosquitos and malaria was

 

Walter Reed