Imperialism and WWI 2019
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement best describes US involvement in Cuba immediately after the Spanish American War (as provided for in the Platt Amendment)?

    answer choices

    US withdrew from Cuba

    US exerted political control over Cuba

    US placed an economic embargo on Cuba

    US extended constitutional protections to Cuba

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
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    Through what event did the yellow press (Hearst and Pulitzer) most influence US governmental actions?

    answer choices

    Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Events of 9/11

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Sinking of USS Maine

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Alfred T. Mahan expressed what opinion in his book "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History"?
    answer choices
    Nation benefited from a strong navy and overseas bases
    Panama Canal construction increased naval traffic and benefited all Central American countries
    US government increased foreign trade by providing businesses more incentives to build ships
    US government placed too much emphasis on modernizing navy instead army
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the goal of the Open Door policy?
    answer choices
    Peaceful transition of colonies to independent countries
    Creation of organization to resolve international conflicts
    Equal access to trade in areas of China controlled by foreign government
    Unrestricted movement of US troops searching for bandits in Mexico
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. The Platt Amendment's passage resulted in?
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    Puerto Rico became self-governing commonwealth
    Creation of US military base in Cuba
    Official end to Spanish American war
    Establishment of diplomatic relations with Japan
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The Gentleman’s Agreement (1907) between President Theodore Roosevelt and Japan resulted in a decrease of which of these?

    answer choices

    Japanese troops stationed in Manchuria

    Japanese immigration to the United States

    tariffs between Japan and the United States

    U.S. and Japanese fleets in the Pacific Ocean

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why does this cartoon depict Roosevelt carrying his “big stick” (gunboat diplomacy) through the Caribbean?

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    Roosevelt believed that an aggressive foreign policy was needed to prevent Caribbean nations from incurring major debts with European nations

    Roosevelt believed that a strong military presence in the Caribbean was needed to protect the United States from attack by Latin American nations.

    Roosevelt felt that the United States had a moral responsibility to protect citizens from civil unrest in Caribbean nations.

    Roosevelt wanted to seize control of resources available in the Caribbean to promote U.S. business interests.

  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q.

    This author wrote The White Man's Burden (racist rationale for expansion)

    answer choices

    Ruthyard Kipling

    Mark Twain

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. The spread of idea to help a cause or hurt an opposing cause is known as
    answer choices
    propaganda
    armstice
    isolationism
    truce
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The Zimmerman Telegram can best be described by which of the following ( a contributing reason for US entry into WWI)?

    answer choices

    Great Britain promised the U.S. that they would help them gain territories in Europe

    Mexico vowed to help the U.S. and the Allies in World War I

    Germany asked Mexico to declare war on the U.S. to regain lost territories

    Russia withdrew from the war due to the revolution that was occurring in the country

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. What are the names of the acts that made it illegal to criticize the U.S. involvement in the war or encourage draft resisters?
    answer choices
    Espionage and Sedition Acts
    Treaty of Versailles and the Fourteen Points
    the Yalta Agreement and the Treaty of Versailles
    The Espionage Act and the Fourteen Points
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following acts was passed in order to draft Americans into the war?
    answer choices
    The Selective Service Act
    Treaty of Versailles
    Roosevelt Corollary
    Fourteen Points
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the British passenger boat that was sunk by German U-Boats ( a major cause of US entry into the WWI)?

    answer choices

    U.S.S. Maine

    Lusitania

    U.S.S. Admiral

    the Titanic

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What large scale movement moved millions of African Americans out of the South and into the Midwest and Northeast from the WWI era into the 1970s?

    answer choices

    Large Migration

    Great Migration

    Lusitania

    Armistice

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The policy that the United States was part of forcing China to trade with all nations

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    Meiji Restoration

    spheres of influence

    open door policy

    Opium Wars

  • Question 16
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    Q. The poem, The White Man's Burden, by Rudyard Kipling, represents the belief that European culture was _______.
    answer choices
    superior to other cultures
    misunderstood by Americans
    the oldest culture in the world
    a replica of Ancient Greek culture
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is a Sphere of Influence?

    answer choices

    Replacing local leaders with foreigners

    Putting local leaders in charge (with guidance from foreigners)

    Controlling a country through trade and economy

    Removing the government and having anarchy

  • Question 18
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    Q. “Take up the White Man’s burden -
    Send forth the best ye breed -
    Go, bind your sons to exile
    To serve your captives’ need;
    To wait, in heavy harness,
    On fluttered folk and wild -
    Your new-caught sullen peoples,
    Half devil and half child….”
    ~Rudyard Kipling, 1899

    The phrase “White Man’s Burden” in this excerpt refers to the
    answer choices
    negative attitude of Europeans toward peoples of the non-Western world
    challenges non-Europeans faced when trading with the Europeans
  • Question 19
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    Q. 1899 rebellion in Beijing, China started by a secret society of Chinese who opposed the "foreign devils". The rebellion was ended by British troops
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    Chinese Jay Rebellion
    Open Door Rebellion
    Chinese Boxer Rebellion
    Kaingzu Rebellion
  • Question 20
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    Q. Imperialism is __________.
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    when a powerful nation uses its resources to help a weaker nation
    when a weaker nation invites a powerful nation to help it industrialize
    when a powerful nation takes control of the economy and government of a weaker nation
    when weak nations join together to fight a strong nation
  • Question 21
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    Q.

    Social Darwinism (Herbert Spencer and William Graham Sumner):

    answer choices

    was used by Anti-Imperialists to promote imperialism

    was used to argue some races and nations are naturally superior to others

    was used to defend a policy of neutrality and isolationism

    was promoted by Frederick Jackson Turner

  • Question 22
    60 seconds
    Q. Trade war between the British and China
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    Opium War
    Boer War
    Crimean War
    Boxer Rebellion
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The de Lome letter which was intercepted from the Spain ___ ( a contributing reason for US entry into the Spanish American War).

    answer choices

    encouraged Spain to attack America

    stopped the expansion of the United States.

    called President McKinley weak.

    demanded the surrender of the Philippines.

  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why did Roosevelt want the Panama Canal to be constructed ( utilizing gun boat diplomacy?

    answer choices

    to show it could be done

    to improve relations with Colombia

    to improve relations with Colombia

    to reduce travel time between the Atlantic & Pacific

  • Question 25
    60 seconds
    Q. The "spark" that was an immediate cause of World War I was
    answer choices
    The sinking of the Lusitania
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Increased nationalism
    The Zimmerman Telegram
  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did the U.S. sell "liberty bonds" during the war?
    answer choices
    To control wages and prices
    To raise money for the war
    To rally support for the war
    To conserve scarce resources
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Yellow journalism is characterized by:

    answer choices

    Exaggerating stories to attract readers to encourage expansion

    Old paper that was recycled to make new paper

    News articles about the importance of lemons

    All of the above depending on the situation

  • Question 28
    60 seconds
    Q. The Roosevelt Corollary outlined all the following EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    The U.S. was to be the great power in the Western Hemisphere
    The U.S. would stay out of involvement with Latin America
    Europe had no right to colonize in the Western Hemisphere
    The U.S. could use their police power in Latin America
  • Question 29
    120 seconds
    Q. The United States wanted overseas territories because the territories had
    answer choices
    access to ports.
    customers who would buy U.S. products.
    access to raw materials.
    All of these
  • Question 30
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The US lost more troops here than during the Spanish American War

    answer choices

    Philippines

    Hawaii

    Cuba

    Puerto Rico

  • Question 31
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Stated that the United States Constitution did not "follow the flag". That is, those people living in US controlled territories did not possess any Constitutional rights.

    answer choices

    Scott v. Sanford

    Marbury v. Madison

    Insular Cases

    Griswold

  • Question 32
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Law that led American sugar growers in Hawaii to overthrow the Queen to make their sugar a more profitable export

    answer choices

    Payne Aldrich Act

    Underwood Tariff Act

    Teller Amendment

    Mc Kinley Tariff Act

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q.

    There were more Americans killed fighting Filipinos then in fighting the entire Spanish American War. Who led the Filipino freedom movement?

    answer choices

    Aguinaldo

    Marti

    Castro

    Teddy Roosevelt

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the historical writing indirectly supporting United States' expansion overseas?

    answer choices

    Manifest Destiny

    Popular Sovereignty

    Frontier Thesis

    Gunboat Diplomacy

  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. This word means pride in one's country; it was a cause of WWI.
    answer choices
    Militarism
    Alliances
    Nationalism
    Imperialism
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. This word means seeking other colonies; it was a cause of World War I.
    answer choices
    Militarism
    Imperialism
    Alliances
    Nationalism
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. This word means support for different sides during war; there were the Allied and Central powers during WWI.
    answer choices
    Nationalism
    Imperialism
    Alliances
    Militarism
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. Germany used their U-boats to sink ships of the Allied powers; this British passenger liner was destroyed in 1917.
    answer choices
    Lusitania
    USS Maine
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. The United States entered WWI in what year?
    answer choices
    1914
    1915
    1916
    1917
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. What was signed in 1919 to end WWI?
    answer choices
    Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of World Wars
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. Germany had to pay $33 billion dollars in _______________.
    answer choices
    land
    military
    reparations
  • Question 42
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What was the areas between trenches?

    answer choices

    No Boy's Land

    Your house

    No Man's Land

    Nashville

  • Question 43
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is Yellow Journalism?

    answer choices

    Exaggerated news reports

    Information telling one side of an argument.

    Muckrakers

  • Question 44
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Why did America want to get involved with the other countries? PICK TWO ANSWERS

    answer choices

    Big businesses like Andrew Carnegie wanted to sell their products to other people and not just the United States.

    Because Europe was attempting to gain control of the United States so we wanted to fight back

    America wanted to prove that it was a world power. Countries like Great Britain and Span.

    China had a vast trading market.

  • Question 45
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What three territories did we get for winning the Spanish American war?

    answer choices

    Guam, Philippines, and Hawaii

    Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.

    Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela.

  • Question 46
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What did the "open door policy" do?

    answer choices

    To stop Spain from trading with Cuba.

    To forbid Spain to trade with China.

    Allowed all countries access to trade with China's vast markets.

  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This type of foreign policy encourages stronger nations to extend their influence over weaker ones.

    answer choices

    Imperialism

    Isolationism

    Globalism

    Communism

  • Question 48
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did America annex Hawaii in 1898?

    answer choices

    Beautiful beaches

    Sugar Cane plantations

    It's location in the Pacific Ocean

    Tourism benifits

  • Question 49
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why did the U.S. want to open trade with Japan in the 1850's?

    answer choices

    The U.S. wanted access to Japanese markets before European nations.

    The U.S. wanted to create naval bases in Asia.

    The U.S. wanted to create an alliance with Japan's govt.

    The U.S. wanted new raw materials.

  • Question 50
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which American Secretary of State promoted an 'open door ' policy with China?

    answer choices

    John Kennedy

    John Lennon

    John Wayne

    John Hay

  • Question 51
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How did many Americans justify imperialism?

    answer choices

    We were spreading democracy

    We were spreading Christianity

    We were providing loans

    We were providing educational opportunities

  • Question 52
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Theodore Roosevelt commanded a cavalry unit in Cuba known as the

    answer choices

    Rough Rollers

    Rough Riders

    Rough Company

    Rough Racers

  • Question 53
    30 seconds
    Q.

    These types of exaggerated news stories helped push the U.S. into war with Spain.

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    Red Journalism

    Orange Journalism

    Yellow Journalism

    Green Journalism

  • Question 54
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Platt Amendment

    answer choices

    gave the U.S. the right to intervene in Puerto Rico's business at any time it wanted.

    gave the U.S. the right to intervene in the Philippine Island's business any time it wanted.

    gave the U.S. the right to intervene in Hawaii's business any time it wanted.

    gave the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuba's business any time it wanted.

  • Question 55
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This American organization was opposed to the U.S. becoming an empire.

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    Anti-nationalist league

    Anti-immigration league

    Anti-imperialist league

    Anti-internationalist league

  • Question 56
    30 seconds
    Q.

    America first attempted to buy land to build the Panama Canal from what country ?

    answer choices

    Cuba

    Columbia

    Croatia

    Cambodia

  • Question 57
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How did America end up getting the land it needed to build the Panama Canal?

    answer choices

    We supported a revolution in Columbia.

    We supported a revolution in Cuba

    We supported a revolution in Croatia

    We supported a revolution in Cambodia

  • Question 58
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Jones Act

    answer choices

    gave Cubans U.S. citizenship

    gave Filipinos U.S. citizenship

    gave Columbians U.S. citizenship

    gave Puerto Ricans U.S. citizenship

  • Question 59
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Territories gained as a result of the Spanish-American war include Puerto Rico, Guam and-

    answer choices

    Cuba

    Spain

    Philippines

  • Question 60
    30 seconds
    Q. ______________ is a name for false or exaggerated reporting.
    answer choices
    Red-top
    Government
    Newspaper lying
    Yellow Journalism
  • Question 61
    30 seconds
    Q. What ship had a huge explosion that killed 260 Americans?
    answer choices
    The Magic
    The Titanic
    The Lusitania
    The USS Maine
  • Question 62
    30 seconds
    Q. Made America the world's policeman
    answer choices
    Monroe Doctrine
    Roosevelt Corollary
    Domestic Policy
    Imperialism
  • Question 63
    30 seconds
    Q. Threatening use of force in Latin America if need be
    answer choices
    Dollar Diplomacy
    Moral Diplomacy
    Big Stick Diplomacy
    Shuttle Diplomacy
  • Question 64
    30 seconds
    Q. What was a result of Yellow Journalism?
    answer choices
    Economic growth for the readers
    Public opinion for the war increased
    Public outcry against the war increased.
    US won the Spanish American War
  • Question 65
    45 seconds
    Q. The "spark" that was an immediate cause of World War I was
    answer choices
    The sinking of the Lusitania
    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    Increased nationalism
    The Zimmerman Telegram
  • Question 66
    45 seconds
    Q. President Wilson's fourteen points 
    answer choices
    initiated U.S. involvement in World War I
    laid out his goals for peace
    ended World War I
    called for Germany to accept blame for the war
  • Question 67
    45 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a reason why the U.S. did not want to join the League of Nations?
    answer choices
    There was fear that it would get the U.S. involved in another war
    Germany  was allowed into the League of Nations
    The League of Nations would be too costly for Americans
    The U.S. was pre-occupied with difficulties at home.
  • Question 68
    45 seconds
    Q. The Zimmerman Telegram can best be described by which of the following?
    answer choices
    Great Britain promised the U.S. that they would help them gain territories in Europe
    Mexico vowed to help the U.S.  and the Allies in World War I
    Germany asked Mexico to declare war on the U.S. to regain lost territories
    Russia withdrew from the war due to the revolution that was occurring in the country
  • Question 69
    45 seconds
    Q. The land in between trenches is known as
    answer choices
    No Man's Land
    Dead Space
    The Danger Zone
    Barbed Wire Zone
  • Question 70
    45 seconds
    Q. What are the name of the acts that made it illegal to criticize the U.S. involvement in the war or encourage draft resisters
    answer choices
    Espionage and Sedition Acts
    Treaty of Versailles and the Fourteen Points
    the Yalta Agreement and the Treaty of Versailles
    The Espionage Act and the Fourteen Points
  • Question 71
    45 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT one of the new technologies in World War I?
    answer choices
    poison gas
    airplanes
    submarines
    rifles
  • Question 72
    45 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the British passenger boat that was sunk by German U-Boats?
    answer choices
    U.S.S. Maine
    Lusitania
    U.S.S. Admiral
    the Titanic
  • Question 73
    45 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT a MAIN cause of World War I
    answer choices
    Militarism
    Alliances
    Immigration
    Nationalism
  • Question 74
    45 seconds
    Q. What style of fighting came to dominate the Western Front?
    answer choices
    Blitzkrieg
    Trench warfare
    Fast attacks with tanks
    Guerrilla warfare
  • Question 75
    45 seconds
    Q. The 1919 treaty that ended WW1
    answer choices
    Reparations
    Woodrow Wilson
    Reparations
    Treaty of Versailles 
  • Question 76
    45 seconds
    Q. Why did the U.S. sell war bonds during the war?
    answer choices
    To control wages and prices
    To raise money for the war
    To rally support for the war
    To conserve scarce resources
  • Question 77
    45 seconds
    Q. What was the purpose of the League of Nations? 
    answer choices
    to govern Germany after the war 
    to help secure capitalism in Europe
    to prevent future conflicts through negotiations and settlements 
    to insure US trading rights 
  • Question 78
    45 seconds
    Q. The policy of building up a country's military to prepare for war is known as 
    answer choices
    imperialism
    nationalism
    militarism
    isolationism
  • Question 79
    45 seconds
    Q. The U.S. entered World War I in
    answer choices
    1918
    1914
    1917
    1920
  • Question 80
    45 seconds
    Q. The Supreme Court ruled, in Schenck v. United States, that freedom of speech is NOT protected if ...
    answer choices
    it presents a clear and present danger
    Not true, it is ALWAYS protected
    it is harassing to your teachers
    if you are a criminal
  • Question 81
    45 seconds
    Q. He was a sugar plantation owner in Hawaii who over threw the queen and later became governor -
    answer choices
    Alfred T. Mahan
    Henry C. Lodge
    General Pershing
    Sanford Dole
  • Question 82
    60 seconds
    Q. He was a military strategist who believed in strengthening our military -
    answer choices
    Alfred T. Mahan
    Henry C. Lodge
    General Pershing
    Sanford Dole
  • Question 83
    45 seconds
    Q. All of the following were reasons for U.S. expansion except -
    answer choices
    Sea Power is key to national greatness
    Spreading Christianity
    Anglo-Saxon civilization is the best in the world
    The U.S. should maintain its view of isolationsim
  • Question 84
    45 seconds
    Q. Hawaii, Guam, and the Wake Islands are all located in -
    answer choices
    Pacific Ocean
    Atlantic Ocean
    Caribbean
    Artic Ocean
  • Question 85
    30 seconds
    Q. When did War World I begin?
    answer choices
    1912
    1915
    1918
    1914
  • Question 86
    30 seconds
    Q. What were the two sides called?
    answer choices
    Allied Powers and Central Powers
    Americans and Communists
    British and Russians
    Allied Powers and City Powers
  • Question 87
    30 seconds
    Q. What was a MAIN cause of the U.S. entering WWI?
    answer choices
    sinking of the Maine
    Russia dropping an atomic bomb
    sinking of the Lusitania
    Japan dropping an atomic bomb
  • Question 88
    30 seconds
    Q. When did the U.S. enter WWI?
    answer choices
    1914
    1917
    1918
    1920
  • Question 89
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    Q. What was the name of the contract that ended WWI?
    answer choices
    Treaty of Versailles
    Treaty of France
    Treat of Paris
    Treaty of Milan
  • Question 90
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the name of the contract that ended WWI?
    answer choices
    Treaty of Versailles
    Treaty of France
    Treat of Paris
    Treaty of Milan
  • Question 91
    30 seconds
    Q. Name the side we entered on in WWI.
    answer choices
    Central Powers
    Allied Powers
  • Question 92
    30 seconds
    Q. Name a country that was against us in WWI.
    answer choices
    Great Britain
    Russia
    France
    Germany
  • Question 93
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was made to pay reparations after WWI.
    answer choices
    Austria Hungary
    Serbia
    Russia
    Germany
  • Question 94
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the president during WWI?
    answer choices
    Teddy Roosevelt
    William McKinley
    Herbert Hoover
    Woodrow Wilson
  • Question 95
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    Q. Did women fight in combat during WWI?
    answer choices
    yes
    no
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