The United States Becomes A Formidable Force In The World

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United States Quizzes & Trivia

This is your Chapter 22 Celebration of Knowledge. You have 50 minutes to complete this assessment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    The United States bought Alaska from its Native American tribes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In 1893, the Hawaiian queen was overthrown by native Hawaiian rebels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The people of Cuba had lived under Mexican rule for centuries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The USS Maine explosion was the result of a small bomb set in place by an elite Spanish munitions operative.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Today, Cuba is a communist country and the location of a US terrorist prison camp called Guantanamo Bay
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Noninvolvement in world affairs is called:
    • A. 

      Expansionism

    • B. 

      Imperialism

    • C. 

      Isolationism

    • D. 

      Militarism

  • 8. 
    The first action of the Spanish-American War took place in:
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Puerto Rico

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 9. 
    The United States purchased Alaska from:
    • A. 

      Russia for $3.5 million

    • B. 

      Russia for $7.2 million

    • C. 

      Spain for $2.5 million

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Under what policy did the United States claim the right to intervene in the domestic affairs of Latin American nations?
    • A. 

      The Roosevelt Corollary

    • B. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Dollar diplomacy

    • D. 

      Moral diplomacy

  • 11. 
    This is the policy of creating large empires:
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Expansionism

    • C. 

      Isolationism

    • D. 

      Forming alliances

  • 12. 
    This man led the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War and was the Assistant Secretary of the Navy prior to this.  Later he would again enter politics on a much larger scale.  What is his last name?
  • 13. 
    This picture is representative of:  (answer should be two words and there are two possible answers)