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