U.S. Foreign Affairs Period 4

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U.S. Foreign Affairs Period 4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of informal imperialism?
    • A. 

      The mother country takes political and military control of the colony.

    • B. 

      The stronger country signed trade agreements with the weaker country.

    • C. 

      The imperial power exerts influence over the weaker land but does not formally take power at the local level.

    • D. 

      Multiple countries work together to dominate a colony.

  • 2. 
    Alfred T. Mahan was influential during the era of New Imperialism because of his
    • A. 

      Support for self-determination for conquered peoples

    • B. 

      Advocacy for a large U.S. Navy in order to extend the nation's power internationally

    • C. 

      Opposition to the U.S. adoption of an imperialist policy

    • D. 

      Candidacy for the U.S. presidency as an advocate of imperialism

  • 3. 
    Which of the following held that those living in the U.S. territories are not accorded the same constitutional rights as U.S. citizens?
    • A. 

      Foraker Act

    • B. 

      Root-Takahira Agreement

    • C. 

      Insular Cases

    • D. 

      Platt Amendment

  • 4. 
    The Teller Amendment
    • A. 

      Granted independence to the Philippines

    • B. 

      Convinced the Filipino rebels to lay down their arms in return for financial concessions

    • C. 

      Recognized Japan's influence in East Asia

    • D. 

      Was a U.S. guarantee of self-determination to the Cubans once Spain was defeated

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following was NOT a cause of the Spanish-American War?
    • A. 

      The yellow press

    • B. 

      The U.S. desire to prevent European nations from controlling the Caribbean

    • C. 

      The U.S. desire to control Cuba for its strategic location in the Caribbean

    • D. 

      The sinking of the Maine

  • 6. 
    William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer convinced Americans to go to war against Spain by
    • A. 

      Promising that the war would revive the economy

    • B. 

      Printing graphic and salacious stories about events in Cuba in their newspaper

    • C. 

      Preparing the military for battle in a foreign land

    • D. 

      Supporting Spanish atrocities in Cuba

  • 7. 
    In his controversial corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, President Theodore Roosevelt maintained that
    • A. 

      The United States would not form any permanent alliances with Latin American countries

    • B. 

      No nation had the right to intervene in the internal affairs of another

    • C. 

      The United States reserved the right to construct military bases in its sphere of influence

    • D. 

      The United States would intervene if its Latin American neighbors were unable to maintain order

  • 8. 
    In the 1907-1908 "Gentleman's Agreement," Japan agreed to suspend the flow of immigrants to the United States in return for
    • A. 

      California's repeal of its school order segregating Asian students

    • B. 

      Minor U.S. naval bases in the Pacific

    • C. 

      Assistance from the U.S. government in bringing an end to the Russo-Japanese War

    • D. 

      U.S funding to enhance the modernization of Japan's industries

  • 9. 
    The Hay-Paunceforte Treaty overturned which earlier Anglo-American agreement prohibiting the United States from exclusively controlling an isthmian route through Central America?
    • A. 

      Rush-Bagot agreement

    • B. 

      Pinckney's Treaty

    • C. 

      Milan Decrees

    • D. 

      Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would most likely adhere to the principles and goals of the Anti-Imperilaist League?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt and speaker of the House Thomas Reed

    • B. 

      Mark Twain and Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      William Jennings Bryan and Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Mark Twain and Andrew Carnegie

  • 11. 
    The theorist claimed that underconsumption in the center, or mother country, is the primary reason why nations adopt an imperialist policy.
  • 12. 
    The Open Door policy was initially applied to
  • 13. 
    In the Taft-Katsura Agreement, Japan recognized the U.S. control over the Phillippines and the United States recognized Japan's control of
  • 14. 
    Which president (last name only) was NOT an opponent of U.S. imperialism?
  • 15. 
    Which U.S. president (last name only) repudiated the imperialist policies of his predecessors?
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