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100

Why did the US want the Panama Canal? 

send goods faster
military can move faster between Atlantic and Pacific

100

Who sold Alaska to the US? For how much an acre? 

Russia. 2 cents. 

100

What is the woman representing?

Manifest Destiny

100

Racism is prejudice based off of...

Physical characteristics

100

Define IMPERIALISM. 

policy which stronger nations extend economical, political, or military control over weaker territories

200

Why was the Spanish American war called a "splendid little war"?

US only fought for 15 weeks, and won

200

What was the main intention of Hawaii's annexation? 

American sugar planters avoiding a sugar tax. 
200


What is the message of this cartoon?

Yellow journalism is causing the Spanish American War

200

Forsaker Act

End of military rule in Puerto Rico

- US President can appoint PR government and upper house legislature 

200

What was the Monroe Doctrine and Roosevelt Corollary? 

Monroe: US will not be involved in European colonies/wars as long as Europe does not colonize more

RC: US will use force to protect their Latin American interests

300

Three terms to the Treaty of Paris

Spain to free Cuba

Spain gives Guam/Puerto Rico to US

Spain sells Philippines to US for 20 million dollars

300

The Open Door Notes represented what three things about China/US relations? 

- US economy needs exports
- US believes it has the right to intervene to open markets
- fear of closing an area 

300



Would an imperialist approve of this cartoon? Why? 

Yes, it shows that the US improves the "poor" nations

300

Boxer Protocol

Chinese government must execute the Boxer rebels and pay foreign countries for their losses

300

What is social darwinism? 

Survival of the fittest; Anglo-saxons are most superior

400

Name four steps that led to the Spanish American war. 

- Marti's rebellion

- General Weyler

- De Lome

- USS Maine

400

Translate this portion of the Platt Amendment: "That to enable the United States to maintain the independence of Cuba, and to protect the people thereof, as well as for its defense, the government of Cuba will sell or lease to the United States lands necessary for coaling or naval stations at certain specified points, to be agreed upon with the President of the United States" 

Cuba must sell/lease land to US

400

What is the message of this cartoon?

Every nation is trying to carve up China for it's markets without China's consent. 

400

What is ethnocentrism?

the idea that your cultural group is better than any other

400

What was Wilson's Missionary Diplomacy? 

forced Latin American countries to be democratic if they wanted to be recognized by Us

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