Quiz: Imperialism and Expansion 1865-1914

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___1) Areas of a nation where foreign countries had unrestricted power to trade and control the population 

___2) Theodore Roosevelt added this policy to the Monroe Doctrine when he promised to use force to protect Latin American nations from debt and disorder.

___3) He wrote Our Country: which tried to explain the white manís burden. 

___4) This policy was made stronger by the Pan-American Union, an organization formed and led by the US. 

___5) He wrote about the need for a strong US navy, which Theodore. Roosevelt made into the Great White Fleet. 

___6) He got Congress to buy Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 Million. 

___7) He opened up trade with isolationist Japan in 1854. 

___8) They were obtained when Germany agreed to divide them with the US in 1899. It is now a US territory.

___9) It is the policy of empire- building for political, economic, and military control over weaker peoples. 

___10) G. Britain, France, Germany, Japan. and Russia agreed with this US plan to force China to trade with  nations equally.

___11) Teddy Roosevelt led these military men up San Juan Hill in Cuba, which captured the imagination of the nation and brought national attention to Roosevelt.

___12) She was the ruling monarch of Hawaii when the American government supported a revolution started by American sugar growers. She gave in to American plans to annex the islands.

___13) He was a Filipino revolutionary who led the fight against American control of the Philippines. The guerilla war he led against the US led to more American casualties than in the entire Spanish-American War.

___14) This American battleship exploded in Havana Harbor in 1898, sparking cries for war against Spain. The cause may not have been related to Spanish espionage, but rather a mechanical failure caused the explosion.

__15) A policy where a nation decides to seclude itself or withdraw from relations with other nations by refusing to form alliances with them.

A) Imperialism 

B) William H. Seward 

C) Matthew C. Perry 

D) Samoa Islands

E) "Spheres of Influence"

F) Josiah Strong 

G) Alfred I. Mahan 

H) Open Door Policy

I) Emilio Aguinaldo

J) Monroe Doctrine

K) Queen Liliuokalani

L) Roosevelt Corollary

M) Isolationism

N) The Maine Incident

O) "Rough Riders"

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