An Interesting Quiz On Chapter 18 History Test

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to yet another interesting quiz in which we test your knowledge on a particular realm of human history! In today’s rendition we’ll be looking at the topic of America primarily, with questions on US Power, Hawaii, the Treaty of Paris and much more. What do you know about history?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This person was the last to reign in Hawaii's monarchy before surrendering power to the US to annex the state.
    • A. 

      Kalakaua

    • B. 

      Liliuokalani

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    This trend, which was already happening in Europe, is a policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
  • 3. 
    This admiral encouraged the US to build up its naval fleet. He was credited with the edition of the USS Maine that was later destroyed.
    • A. 

      Sanford B. Dole

    • B. 

      William Seward

    • C. 

      Alfred T. Mahan

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    This former Secretary of State, under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson, pushed expanionism and was credited with the US purchase of Alaska from Russia.
    • A. 

      Sanford B. Dole

    • B. 

      George Dewey

    • C. 

      Valeriano Weyler

    • D. 

      William Seward

  • 5. 
    The US built a naval base in Hawaii, used as a refueling station for American ships, that was named______________.
  • 6. 
    Encouraged by Ambasador John L. Stevens, a revolution was organized with the help of US marines, and the Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown and headed by ____________.
    • A. 

      Sanford B. Dole

    • B. 

      Valeriano Weyler

    • C. 

      George Dewey

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    As a result of Anti-Spanish sentiment in Cuba, the nation erupted into a second war for independence. A Cuban poet and journalist, by the name of ___________, who was exiled in New York helped to launch the revolution and prodded the US to intervene and free Cuba.
    • A. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • B. 

      Jose Marti

    • C. 

      Valeriano Weyler

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    This Spanish General was sent to Cuba to restore order. As a result of his method of corraling Cubans into concentration camps to quell the rebels, thousands of Cubans died from hunger and disease.
    • A. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • B. 

      Emiliano Zapato

    • C. 

      Valeriano Weyler

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers, is known as black journalism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Thought to have been blown up by the Spanish in the harbor of Havana, this US naval ship was ordered to return to the US with American citizens in danger from the fighting taking place in Cuba.
  • 11. 
    Commanded by this US Commodore, the Spanish fleet were fired on at Manila, in the Philippines. The Spanish were blindsided, instead thinking the US would invade Cuba.
    • A. 

      George Dewey

    • B. 

      Thomas Platt

    • C. 

      Charles Foraker

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    This was a volunteer calvary, under the command of Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt, they were credited with cearing the way for an infantry attack on the strategically important Cuban hill.
  • 13. 
    The attacks by the rough riders and their advancement on this strategically important Cuban hill, gave way to the victorious destruction of the Spanish fleet along the Cuban coast.
    • A. 

      Zapato Hill

    • B. 

      Black Monarch Hills

    • C. 

      San Juan Hill

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      Treaty of Paris

    • C. 

      Treaty of Saint Germain

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    This act ended military rule in Puerto Rico and gave the US power to appoint Puerto Rico's governor and members of the upper house of its legislature.
    • A. 

      Sedition

    • B. 

      Smith

    • C. 

      Patriot

    • D. 

      Foraker

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Platt

    • B. 

      Berman

    • C. 

      Teller

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    A country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power in known as a protectorate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Treaty of Paris which ultimately led to the annexation of the Philippines, this rebel leader believed the US had promised them independence and he vowed to fight for freedom.
    • A. 

      Emiliano Zapata

    • B. 

      Francisco "Pancho" Villa

    • C. 

      Emilio Aguinaldo

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      John Pershing, open door policy

    • B. 

      John Pershing, open door notes

    • C. 

      John Hays, open door policy

    • D. 

      John Hays, open door notes

  • 20. 
    These Chinese formed secret societies pledged to rid the country of "foreign devils."
    • A. 

      Dragon Rebellion

    • B. 

      Chunking Rebellion

    • C. 

      Boxer Rebellion

    • D. 

      Chuy Rebellion

  • 21. 
    This canal cuts across Central America, reducing travel time for commercial and military ships providing a shortcut from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans.
  • 22. 
    This stated that the US would use force to protect its economic interests in Latin America.
    • A. 

      Dollar diplomacy

    • B. 

      Both a and c

    • C. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    This guaranteed loans made to foreign countries by American businesspeople.
    • A. 

      Dollar diplomacy

    • B. 

      Both a and c

    • C. 

      Roosevelt Corollary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Mexican nationalists who opposed the Carranza government.
    • A. 

      Emiliano Zapata

    • B. 

      Both a and c

    • C. 

      Francisco "Pancho" Villa

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    THis Brigadier General  and his forces were ordered by President Wilson to capture Francisco "Pancho" Villa dead or alive
    • A. 

      Eddie RIckenbacker

    • B. 

      Alvin York

    • C. 

      John J. Pershing

    • D. 

      Bernard M. Baruch