Ch. 28

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Ch. 28

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did the United States hope to achieve through expansionism?
    • A. 

      Improved foreign relations

    • B. 

      Increased U.S. immigration

    • C. 

      Exploration of unknown lands

    • D. 

      New markets for U.S. goods

  • 2. 
    How did the Hawaiian Islands become part of the United States?
    • A. 

      Hawaii was ceded by Spain.

    • B. 

      Hawaii was purchased from Japan.

    • C. 

      The Hawaiian people chose to be part of the United States.

    • D. 

      The United States annexed Hawaii.

  • 3. 
    Why did U.S. expansionists want to annex the Philippines?
    • A. 

      It was rich in natural resources.

    • B. 

      It provided access to Chinese markets.

    • C. 

      The Filipinos wanted to become U.S. citizens.

    • D. 

      The Filipinos and Americans had similar cultures.

  • 4. 
    Which of these was a result of the Spanish-American War?
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico won its independence.

    • B. 

      The United States acquired Alaska.

    • C. 

      Panama broke away from Columbia.

    • D. 

      The United States annexed the Philippines.

  • 5. 
    Which group gained the most from the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914?
    • A. 

      German sailors

    • B. 

      U.S. shipping lines

    • C. 

      Colombian government

    • D. 

      West Indian canal workers

  • 6. 
    Examine the timeline and determine which belongs in place of the question mark?
    • A. 

      The League of Nations is formed.

    • B. 

      The Treaty of Versailles is signed.

    • C. 

      The United States declares war against Germany.

    • D. 

      The Central Powers declare war against the United States.

  • 7. 
    How did U.S. entry into World War I affect the war?
    • A. 

      Germany quickly surrendered.

    • B. 

      German men enlisted in record numbers.

    • C. 

      U.S. soldiers and equipment weakened the Germans.

    • D. 

      Untrained U.S. forces and poor strategies lengthened the fighting.