Lange 27

  1. 1. In his book Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis, the Reverend Josiah Strong advocated American expansion
    c) to spread American religions and values
  2. 2. By the 1890s, the U.S. was bursting with a new sense of power generated by an increase in
    d) all of the above
  3. 3. A major factor in the shift in American foreign policy toward imperialism in the late nineteenth century was
    e) the need for overseas markets for increased industrial and agricultural production
  4. 4. The 1889 Pan-American Conference resulted in
    b) the lowering of tariff barriers between participating nations
  5. 5. U.S. naval captain Alfred Thayer Mahan argued that
    b) control of the sea was the key to the U.S.� world domination
  6. 6. The numerous near-wars and diplomatic crises of the U.S. in the late 1880s and 1890s demonstrated
    e) the aggressive new national mood
  7. 7. To justify American intervention in the Venezuela boundary dispute with Britain, Secretary of State Olney invoked the
    c) Monroe Doctrine
  8. 8. During the boundary dispute between Venezuela and Britain, the U.S.
    a) supported the Venezuelan claim
  9. 9. One reason that the British submitted their border dispute with Venezuela to arbitration was
    a) their growing tensions with German made settlement seem wise
  10. 10. The Venezuela boundary dispute was settled by
    d) Arbitration of the Venezuelan and British claims
  11. 11. As a result of the settlement of the Venezuelan and boundary dispute,
    d) Latin American nations were pleased by the determination of the U.S. to protect them
  12. 12. Hawaii�s Queen Liliuokalani was removed from power because
    e) she insisted that native Hawaiians should control Hawaii
  13. 13. of the following, the individual who had the least enthusiasm for the U.S. imperialistic adventures was the 19th century ended was
    e) Grover Cleveland
  14. 14. The question of the annexation of __________________ touched off the first major imperialistic debate in American history.
    a) Hawaii
  15. 15. President Grover Cleveland rejected the effort to annex Hawaii because
    c) a majority of native Hawaiians opposed annexation to the U.S.
  16. 16. In an attempt to persuade Spain to leave Cuba or to encourage the U.S. to help Cuba to gain its independence, Cuban insurrectos
    e) burned the cane fields and sugar mills
  17. 17. Americans favored providing aid to the Cuban revolutionaries for all of the following reasons except
    b) anger at Spain�s destruction of the sugar cane and sugar mills
  18. 18. The battleship Maine was sent to Cuba to
    b) protect and evacuate American citizens
  19. 19. The battleship Maine was sunk by
    b) an explosion on the ship
  20. 20. President William McKinley asked Congress to declare war on Spain mainly because the
    e) American people demanded it
  21. 21. The U.S. declared war on Spain even though the Spanish had already agreed to
    a) sign an armistice with the Cuban rebels
  22. 22. The Teller Amendment
    a) guaranteed the independence of Cuba
  23. 23. American military strength during the Spanish American War came mainly from
    e) its new steel navy
  24. 24. A major weakness of Spain in the Spanish American War was
    b) the wretched condition of its navy
  25. 25. The Philippine nationalist who led the insurrection against both Spanish rule and U.S. occupation was
    b) Emilio Aguinaldo
  26. 26. When the U.S. captured the Philippines from Spain,
    a) Hawaii was annexed by the U.S.
  27. 27. The �Rough Riders,� organized principally by Teddy Roosevelt,
    e) were commanded by Colonel Leonard Wood
  28. 28. During the Spanish American War, the entire Spanish fleet was destroyed at the Battle of
    b) Santiago
  29. 29. When the U.S. invaded Puerto Rico during the Spanish American War,
    c) most of the population greeted the invaders as liberating heroes
  30. 30. The greatest loss of life for American fighting men during the Spanish American War resulted from
    d) sickness in both Cuba and the U.S.
  31. 31. At the time, the most controversial event associated with the Spanish American War was the
    d) acquisition of the Philippines
  32. 32. All of the following became possessions of the U.S. under the provisions of the Treaty of Paris except
    d) Hawaii
  33. 33. President McKinley justified American acquisition of the Philippines primarily by emphasizing that
    e) there was no acceptable alternative to their acquisition
  34. 34. American imperialists who advocated acquisition of the Philippines especially stressed
    b) their economic potential for American trading profits
  35. 35. Anti-imperialists presented all of the following arguments against acquiring the Philippine Islands except that
    c) the islands were still rightfully Spain�s, for they were taken after the armistice had been signed
  36. 36. Starting in 1917, many Puerto Ricans came to the mainland U.S. seeking
    e) employment
  37. 37. As to whether American laws applied to the territory acquired in the Spanish American War, the Supreme Court decided that
    a) American laws did not necessarily apply
  38. 38. The U.S. gained a virtual right of intervention in Cuba in the
    b) Platt Amendment
  39. 39. By acquiring the Philippine Islands at the end of the Spanish American War, the U.S.
    e) all of the above
  40. 40.Arrange the following events in chronological order (A) American declaration of war on Spain, (B) sinking of the Maine, (C) passage of the Teller Amendment, (D) passage of the Platt Amendment
    d) B, A, C, D
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