Unit 7 Quiz 2 (Spring 2017)

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Unit 7 Quiz 2 (Spring 2017)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was one characteristic of American imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?  
    • A. 

      Acquiring territory to promote economic and strategic interests

    • B. 

      Rejecting the use of military force to gain colonies

    • C. 

      Supporting independence movements in Africa

    • D. 

      Avoiding involvement with nations in East Asia

  • 2. 
    Imperialism is the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political and military control over weaker nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What were the reasons America wanted to become and imperialistic nation? *Check ALL that apply*
    • A. 

      Global Competition

    • B. 

      Desire for Military Strength

    • C. 

      Thirst for New Markets

    • D. 

      Belief in Cultural Superiority

    • E. 

      Progressivism

    • F. 

      To be the first to colonize in Africa

  • 4. 
    Secretary of State John Hay sent his Open Door Notes (1899–1900) to world powers to...
    • A. 

      Protect United States trading interests in China

    • B. 

      Keep Chinese workers from coming to America

    • C. 

      Secure a fair settlement in the RussoJapanese War

    • D. 

      Bring a peaceful end to the Boxer Rebellion

  • 5. 
    When William Seward bought Alaska from Russia it was nicked named "Seward's Folly", but Alaska ended up being rich in...  *Check ALL that apply*  
    • A. 

      Timber

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Corn

    • E. 

      Coal