America\'s Developing Foreign Policy Center Check

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  • 1. 
    The attitude that America should expand from the Atlantic coast in the East to the Pacific Coast in the West was known as __________________________.
    • A. 

      Manifest destiny

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      The Western Hemisphere

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was not a reason that the United States began thinking about imperialism?
    • A. 

      Many American's adopted the idea of Darwinism.

    • B. 

      Missionaries wanted to spread Christianity.

    • C. 

      The people who wanted imperialism were backward.

    • D. 

      New markets were created by the industrial revolution.

    • E. 

      Yellow journalism swayed people's opinions.

  • 3. 
    The way a government of a nation plans to deal with other governments of other nations is called their _________________________.
    • A. 

      Foreign policy

    • B. 

      Manifest destiny

    • C. 

      Moral diplomacy

    • D. 

      Self-interest

  • 4. 
    The foundation of America's foreign policy for the nations of Europe that stated any attempt to make colonies of North America would be considered a hostile act and would be stopped by the United States was _________________________.
    • A. 

      Darwinism

    • B. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • D. 

      Imperialism

  • 5. 
    President Woodrow Wilson's policy to make the United States the conscience of the world by using US influence to condemn imperialism and help nations who wanted to gain democracy was called ______________________.. 
    • A. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • D. 

      The Open Door Policy

  • 6. 
    The policy proposed by Secretary of State John Hay under the President William McKinley that proposed China not be controlled by one imperialist nation but shared by all including the United States was called ____________________________.
    • A. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • B. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Great Rapprochement

    • D. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

  • 7. 
    The foreign policy proposed by Secretary of State, James Blaine under the Garfield and Harrison administrations whereby the nations of Latin American would unify under American leadership was called _______________________.
    • A. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • B. 

      The Big Sister Policy

    • C. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • D. 

      The Great Rapprochement

  • 8. 
    President Theodore Roosevelt's addition to the Monroe Doctrine that said the United States would do whatever necessary to protect not only North America, but also Central and South America from European rule was called _________________________.
    • A. 

      The Great Rapprochement

    • B. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

  • 9. 
    President William Howard Taft's foreign policy to use the United States' economic power to gain influence in Latin America and the Caribbean and to keep European influence out of the region was called _________________________.
    • A. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • C. 

      The Big Sister Policy

    • D. 

      Great Rapprochement

  • 10. 
     The idea that only the strongest survive is known as ______________________.
    • A. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • B. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Darwinism

    • D. 

      Self-interest

  • 11. 
    The half of the earth containing North and South America and surrounding waters is called ________________________.
    • A. 

      The Great Rapprochement

    • B. 

      The Western Hemisphere

    • C. 

      The Equator

    • D. 

      The Prime Meridian

  • 12. 
    ______________________ was when a group of Chinese people rose up and tried to drive all the foreigners from China in 1900 as a result of America's Open Door Policy.
    • A. 

      The Pan-American Conference

    • B. 

      The Mexican Revolution

    • C. 

      The Boxer Rebellion

    • D. 

      The Nicaragua Rebellion

  • 13. 
    _________________________ was when farmers rose up and banned together in 1910 and overthrew the dictator in their nation to establish a new constitutional government.
    • A. 

      The Mexican Revolution

    • B. 

      The Panama Revolt

    • C. 

      The Boxer Rebellion

    • D. 

      The Great Rapprochement

  • 14. 
    ___________________________ was a water route built under Theodore Roosevelt's administration that created a shortcut for sailors so they would no longer have to sail around the tip of South America to get from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
    • A. 

      The Western Hemisphere

    • B. 

      The Isthmus of Panama

    • C. 

      The Panama Canal

    • D. 

      Latin America

  • 15. 
    __________________________ was when Latin American delegates met with U.S. officials in Washington D.C. to discuss how the United States, Central, and South America could all work together to help each other.
    • A. 

      The Great Rapprochement

    • B. 

      The Pan-American Conference

    • C. 

      The Mexican Revolution

    • D. 

      Moral Diplomacy