7th History

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Imperialism Quizzes & Trivia

Progressivism, Imperialism, WWI


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In _______ William Seward arranged for the purchase of Alaska for $7.2 million from Russia.
  • 2. 
    The Panama Canal opened in ______ cutting a passage way through Central America and connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
  • 3. 
    In _____ the Spanish American War began.
  • 4. 
    World War I ended in ______.
  • 5. 
    In World War I during the Second Battle of Marne the Americans
    • A. 

      Lost thousands of men

    • B. 

      Pushed Germans back from the territory that they had gained

    • C. 

      Gained just a few miles

    • D. 

      Were defeated by the Germans

  • 6. 
    During the great Flu Epidemic of 1918, ________ Americans died.
  • 7. 
    When the League of Nations was established, 
    • A. 

      The United States was a founding member

    • B. 

      President Wilson campaigned for "peace without victory"

    • C. 

      The United States was not a founding member

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 8. 
    In 1893 the Marines helped Hawaiians
    • A. 

      Plant pineapples

    • B. 

      Fight against the Spanish

    • C. 

      Overthrow Queen Lilioukalani

    • D. 

      Support the Queen's economic policies

  • 9. 
    In the early 1900's this woman helped fight for women's suffrage
    • A. 

      Susan Adams

    • B. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Susan Hull

    • D. 

      Susan Smith

  • 10. 
    The Monroe Doctrine
    • A. 

      Was created to help travelers to South America

    • B. 

      Encouraged foreign nations to trade with Latin America

    • C. 

      Helped establish democracy in Latin America

    • D. 

      Prevented other nations from intervening in Latin America

  • 11. 
    The Central Powers in WWI were
    • A. 

      Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria

    • B. 

      France, Russia, Serbia, Great Britain

    • C. 

      Germany, Russia, Czechoslovakia

    • D. 

      Germany, Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic

  • 12. 
    The  Allied Powers in WWI were
    • A. 

      France, Germany, Russia and the U.S.

    • B. 

      France, Russia, Serbia, Great Britain, Italy and the U.S.

    • C. 

      Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria

    • D. 

      Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and the U.S.

  • 13. 
    The assassination of Arch Duke Ferdinand allowed Austria-Hungary to invade ______.
  • 14. 
    Richthofen, a German Top Ace of WWI had 80 victories and was known as the 
    • A. 

      Red Scare

    • B. 

      Red Man

    • C. 

      Red Beard

    • D. 

      Red Baron

  • 15. 
    The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
    • A. 

      Required all food to be organic

    • B. 

      Banned the sale of impure food and medicines

    • C. 

      Banned the sale of rats

    • D. 

      Required food and medicine to be grown in the U.S.

  • 16. 
    The Pendleton Civil Service Act of 1883
    • A. 

      Required people to take a civil service exam for certain government jobs

    • B. 

      Prevented elected officials from firing civil service workers for political reasons

    • C. 

      A & B

    • D. 

      Neither A or B

  • 17. 
    The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890
    • A. 

      Made monopoly fun

    • B. 

      Made monopolies illegal

    • C. 

      Made it illegal for corporations to gain control of industries by forming trusts

    • D. 

      Both B & C