Read the following sentences from the article.
1Soon, the landholding system changed, and native islanders were no longer allowed teach the Hawaiian language and perform the native hula dance.
2The opposition threatened violence to force Kalakua to accept a new constitution that stripped the monarchy of executive powers and replaced the Cabinet with members of the businessmen's party.
3They hoped that the U.S. government would realize that the majority of native Hawaiian citizens opposed annexation. Then, maybe the move to annex Hawaii would be stopped.
4.Supported by John Stevens, the U.S. minister to Hawaii, and backed by Marines, the Committee on Annexation overthrew Queen Lili'uokalani on January 17, 1893, and established a new government.
Which two sentences provide the BEST evidence that leaders from the United States took power from native Hawaiians without their consent?
According to the article, white businessmen used their power to protect their own interests in Hawaii.
Which selection from the article BEST supports this idea(The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii)?
Which of the people featured in the article would be MOST likely to agree with the idea that a treaty to annex Hawaii was necessary for U.S. interests(The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii)
Which answer choice BEST describes the reaction of Congress to the 1897 "Petition Against Annexation" of Hawaii?
A central idea from the Treaty of Paris is that it gave Cuba freedom from Spanish rule. Which two details BEST support this idea?
1Spain agrees to give up all claim of sovereignty over and title to the island of Cuba.
2It will also attempt to obtain the release of all those Spanish prisoners that are now in the hands of the rebels in Cuba and the Philippines.
3The United States' obligations to Cuba are limited to the period during which Cuba is under its control.
4Spain will give up its control of all buildings, wharves, barracks, forts, highways, and other structures in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the rest of the West Indies, Guam, and the Philippines.
Which option provides an accurate and objective summary of the Treaty of Paris?
How does the treaty develop the idea that it was based on compromises between Spain and the United States?
Which statement does BEST represent Spain's approach to handing over the Philippines in the treaty?
What does the image show about people’s opinion of President Roosevelt’s policies?
Use the image and information from the article to select the TRUE statement.
Read the first paragraph of the article.
After the Spanish-American War ended in 1898, the United States acquired the territories of Guam, the Philippines and Puerto Rico from Spain. At this point in American history, imperialism, or the growth of an American empire, became a controversial and divisive issue in politics. The 1900 presidential election was won by President William McKinley, with Theodore Roosevelt serving as his vice president. However, Roosevelt became president after McKinley was assassinated in 1901. As president, he sought to expand U.S. foreign influence in such areas as the Caribbean and South America.
Which of the following is an accurate explanation of what this paragraph means?
Read the following paragraph from the article.
This political cartoon was published on January 31, 1902, in a magazine called The Public. The cartoon shows Uncle Sam being hurt by Roosevelt and his administration. Members of Roosevelt's circle are drawn and labeled as "imps," or little devils. Roosevelt himself is shown next to the barrel. The barrel sits on a table marked with "Roosevelt Platform."
Which question is answered in this paragraph?