US Imperialism

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Imperialism Quizzes & Trivia

US IMPERIALISM


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  • 1. 
    Events: closing of the frontier industrial growth, expanding markets radical thought _____ ____ "the destiny of man" _____ _____ "the white mans burden" religion _____ _____: "what if it should be god's job to better our people?" wrote "our country"
  • 2. 
    _____ _____ _____-The influence of sea power upon history 1660-1783 (1890)Advocated a large navylarge merchant marinecolonies and naval basesa canal in central america
  • 3. 
    _____ ____ ____ and "sewards folly"purchased _____, 1867-Annexation of midway islands in 1867
  • 4. 
    Hawaiin Islands: -a large settlement of American missionaries and planters -1875 treaty with the US -Ammended in 1887 -New treaty included rights to ____ ____
  • 5. 
    King _____ pressured to grant a constitutional monarchy. _____ _____ act of 1890 ended Hawaii's favored trade status -1891 queen Liliuokalani ascended the throne
  • 6. 
    ____ _____ in 1893 (Americans in Hawaii) -troops from USS _____ went ashore under demand from a US minister -queen lilu was overthrown and a provisional government installed -President _____ refused to annex Hawaii -_____ __ _____ established on july 4 1984 -Hawaii finally annexed in 1898 under presidnet ______.
  • 7. 
    The US had been ambivalent about expansion until the 1890s By 1898, all doubts had disappeared The situation in _____ played a key role
  • 8. 
    Cubans had periodically revolted against _____ rule -US investments in Cuba increased -Revolt and war erupted again in 1895 -Cuban patriot _____ ______ -it was a guerilla war (brutal war)
  • 9. 
    Spanish put cubans in "_____ camps" thousands died in camps horrible conditions US sympathies with cuba _____ _____ in US (_____ ____ ____ and  _____ ____.)
  • 10. 
    Preisdent _____ used diplomatic pressure on spain -relations deteriorated US _____ sent havana in jan. 1898
  • 11. 
    FEB 15, 1898 the _____ blew up260 americans killed_____ _____ called it "an acto of dirty treachery on part of the spaniards-found out it was an accident-this was a catalyst to the _____-_____ war.war declared by ____ on april 25, 1898Negotiations had failedmany americans still not in an "imperial" mindset
  • 12. 
    The US had no intention of annexing ____. Stated that upon winning the war the cubans would govern themselves
  • 13. 
    ______-_____ ____ 1898 The US acquired Puerto Rico, Philippines, and Guam Cuba becomes independent after US guidance
  • 14. 
    The _____ ____ (1901) US naval rights at guantanamo US intervention in cuban affairs cuba does not give land to any power other than the ___
  • 15. 
    ______ were kept under US tutelage US stops the "phillipine insurrection" led by ______ _____ (1899-1902)
  • 16. 
    The US wants influence in Asian and China -1899-1900: US announced ____ ____ _____ with china. -wanted to maintain Chinese territorial and political integrity.
  • 17. 
    Increasing disregard for open door. russia and japan violate chinese territory. -ultimately lead to the _____-______ war ____ _______ in china -European powers wanted territorial concessions -In 1900, boxers attacked foreign embassies -About 20,000 people killed Weakened the king dynasty -opened the way to more foreign intervention (opposite of what the boxers wanted)
  • 18. 
    The US buys equipment and material from _____ for $40 million dollars so they could finish the building of the _____ ____, which would cut travel time and expenses by both military and merchant ships Senate ratifies the ____ ____ treaty -Columbian government...
  • 19. 
    US encourages a revolt in _____.US immediately recognized panamanian independanceUS makes treaty w/_____ for the canal zone
  • 20. 
    _____ _____ (1904) -addition to the Monroe doctrine -justified the US to intervene in the hemisphere to keep Europe out -latin american debt has escalated -US would collect customs and oversee debt payments
  • 21. 
    Roosevelt also responsible for the _____ ____ ____ fleet sails 1907-1909. Shows the US flag, US power. -an important stop in japan -mutual distrust -The US limits Japanese immigration
  • 22. 
    In california, 1906, separate schools established for asians -Reach agreement in 1907 to _____ japanese immigration -also limits ______