Spanish American War/Panama Canal
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Why did the U.S build the Panama Canal?
    answer choices
    to reduce travel time
    to speed up trade
    to protect from invaders
    for fishing
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the Panama Canal?
    answer choices
    a northwest passage through Canada
    a waterway through northern Egypt
    A waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through Panama
    A river that runs through Panama
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which territory did the United States NOT take as a territory and gave them independence? 
    answer choices
    Puerto Rico
    Guam
    Philippines
    Cuba
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.  What was the United States warship called that exploded killing over 200 American sailors?
    answer choices
    U S Maine
    USS Maine
    USS Maybe
    US Maritime 
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Reason or result of the war? The United States emerged as a world power
    answer choices
    Reason
    Result
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The Panama Canal runs through the middle of Panama connecting which two oceans?
    answer choices
    Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico
    Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean
    Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
    Carribean Sea and Pacific Ocean
  • Question 7
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    Q. The United States defeated which former mighty empire in the Spanish American War?
    answer choices
    England
    France
    Spain
    Russia
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which country gained freedom from Spain during the Spanish American War?
    answer choices
    Cuba
    France
    Canada
    Florida
  • Question 9
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    Q. After the war, the U.S. gained control of
    answer choices
    Puerto Rico
    Spain
    Midway Islands
    Texas
  • Question 10
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    Q. He was part of the Rough Riders during the Spanish American war. He was also the assistant Secretary of the Navy and a president during the progressive era. 
    answer choices
    Alfred T Mahan 
    Rough Riders 
    Theodore Roosevelt 
    Henry Cabot Lodge 
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the Panama Canal?
    answer choices
    a northwest passage through Canada
    a waterway through northern Egypt
    A waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through Panama
    A river that runs through Panama
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The USS Maine sunk in Havana Harbor. What country is the Havana Harbor in?
    answer choices
    Puerto Rico
    Haiti
    Cuba
    Mexico
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which was a reason for the Spanish American War?
    answer choices
    Factual news reports of the accounts of the war
    The building of the USS Maine
    Protecting American businesses in Cuba
    Spanish support of Cuba's fight to be their own country
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Who led the Rough Riders?
    answer choices
    William McKinley
    William Taft
    Teddy Roosevelt
    Woodrow Wilson
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. 1898- It lasted only 4 months. This was the end of Spain's colonial empire and the emergence of the US as a world power,
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    Sinking of the USS Maine 
    Boxer Rebellion 
    Dollar Diplomacy 
    Spanish American War 
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Which country was granted independence in the Treaty of Paris of 1898?
    answer choices
    Guam
    Cuba
    Philippines 
    Puerto Rico
  • Question 17
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    Q. 1903- The 48 mile international waterway allows ships to pass between the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, saving about 8,000 miles. ¬®Expansion of World trade. 
    answer choices
    Platt Amendment 
    Monroe Doctrine 
    Boxer Rebellion 
    Panama Canal 
  • Question 18
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    Q. As a result of the Spanish- American War, the US became a political power in -- 
    answer choices
    the Hawaiian islands 
    the Panama Canal Zone 
    the Central Powers Alliance 
    the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico 
  • Question 19
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    Q. Why did the United States send the USS Maine to Cuba?
    answer choices
    To bomb Cuba
    To protect Spain
    To protect Americans
    To start a war
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. The United States defeated which former mighty empire in the Spanish American War?
    answer choices
    England
    France
    Spain
    Russia
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