Imperialism Review


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  • 1. Multiple-choice
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    As a result of the Spanish-American War, the United States saw the need to build the Panama Canal because

    new colonies had been acquired in Africa

    Spanish opposition to the canal had ended

    the United States navy could then move more quickly between oceans

    United States railroads could not transport enough manufactured goods

  • 2. Multiple-choice
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    “Hawaiian Planters Urge American Annexation”

    “U.S. and Germany Negotiate for Control of the Samoan Islands”

    “U.S. Gains Control of Wake Island and Guam”

    Which conclusion can best be drawn from these headlines?

    The Anti-Imperialist League strongly influenced Congress.

    Respect for native cultures motivated United States foreign policy.

    United States territorial expansion increased in the Pacific Ocean.

    Construction of a railroad to Alaska was a major policy goal.

  • 3. Multiple-choice
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    Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy in Latin America was best characterized by his

    rejection of the Monroe Doctrine

    belief that European nations had the right to hold onto colonies in the Western Hemisphere

    belief that the US had an obligation to assume the role of an international police force throughout the Western Hemisphere

    recognition of freedom of the newly independent nations in the Eastern Hemisphere

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