Chapter 21: An Emerging World Power, 1877-1914

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This quiz is a review of US expansion; the conflicts in Hawaii, Cuba, and the Philippines; other foreign policy; and the views of Cleveland, McKinley, and Roosevelt.

  
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1.  Which of the following was NOT used to justify expansionism?
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2.  “Speak softly and carry a big stick" meant
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3.  The US was involved in a border dispute in which country?
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4.  After the Spanish-American War, McKinley decided not to give the Filipinos independence, instead concluding that they were unfit for self-rule.
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5.  Which of the following was NOT an effect of the sensational articles in the New York Journal?
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6.  The Influence of Seapower upon History was written by  
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7.  In the Gentlemen's Agreement, the U.S. promised not to restrict Japanese immigration into the country, and Japan would allow no further emigration.
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8.  The Teller Amendment stated that the U.S. could take possesion of Cuba at any time.
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9.  The decisive engagement of the Spanish-American War took place in
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10.  Which of the following were immediate causes of the Spanish-American War? I. Dupuy de Lome letter II. Zimmerman telegram III. Sinking of the Maine
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11.  Emilio Aguinaldo led the independence movement in the Philippines.
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12.  America had a cohesive foreign policy.
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13.  The _______  _______  _______ (three words) threatened America's social stability.
14.  The Colombian legislature ratified a proposed treaty letting the United States lease a strip of land across Panama to build a canal.
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15.  According to The Influence of Seapower upon History, America would need all of the following EXCEPT WHAT to control the seas?
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16.  Americans were attracted to Hawaii because of
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17.  Which of the following was NOT a cause of American expansion?
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18.  When Spain and America signed an armistice ending the Spanish-American War, Spain agreed to I. Free Cuba II. Cede Puerto Rico and Guam to the U.S. III. Cede Guantanamo Bay to the U.S.
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19.  Which of the following was NOT involved in trade with America?
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20.  When fighting in the Philippines, Americans used tactics like those the Spanish used against the Cubans.
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21.  Pancho Villa was a Mexican revolutionary general.
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22.  Why did sugar planters plot an American takeover of Hawaii?
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23.  The Platt Amendment gave the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuba if Cuban independence was threatened or if internal order collapsed.
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24.  After the Civil War, Americans felt greatly involved in world affairs.
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25.  Antiexpansionism quickly became a popular movement in the United States.
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