(SS'21) PP2: T-1

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1. Which policy was created and implemented by President Theodore Roosevelt in matters of domestic affairs, such as monopoly issues and unions, as well as foreign policy? By use of this policy, he won the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth, ending the Russo-Japanese War.
Big Brother policy
Big Stick diplomacy
54°40' or fight
Dollar Diplomacy
2. A political practice in which one country exerts control over another through capitalism, cultural imperialism, or conditional aid instead of overt annexation is called "____."
moral diplomacy
settler colonialism
pacification
neocolonialism
3. Which of the following lists the U.S. territorial purchases in chronological order? 1. Alaska Purchase 2. The Gadsden Purchase 3. The Lousiana Purchase
1; 3; 2
3; 1; 2
3; 2; 1
2; 3; 1
4. Led by Brigham Young, Mormon settlers followed the Mormon Trail from ____ to Utah in the 1840s.
Virginia
Illinois
Oregon
California
5. Which of the following figures fought in the Mexican-American War
Stephen Kearny
Zachary Taylor
Winfield Scott
all of these
6. AN American historian who was part of a movement known as the "New History," ____ is the most recognized for his "frontier thesis" which defined America's individualism in terms of its westward expansion. He was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1933 for a collection of his essays titled The Significance of Sections in American History.
Frederic Remington
Walter Scott
Frederick Jackson Turner
John L. O'Sullivan
7. ____ declared himself the president of the Republic of Baja California after taking over the Baja Penninsula in 1853.
William Walker
William Tecumseh Sherman
Winfield Scott
Stephen Kearny
8. Troops led by which of the following generals won significant victories at the Battle of Monterrey and the Battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican-American War?
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna.
John J. Pershing
Winfield Scott
Zachary Taylor
9. President ____ led the U.S. to war against Spain in 1898 and thereby acquired Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines
Theodore Roosevelt
William Howard Taft
Grover Cleveland
William McKinley
10. Which of the following is NOT true of the USS Boston?
It was sent to Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War
It assisted in the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani
It traveled to Haiti and Guatemala and around South America.
It sank in an explosion in the Havana Harbor
11. ____ is an infection that can prove fatal which is caused by human exposure to parasites from the Plasmodium genus via mosquito bite.
Cholera
Dysentery
Malaria
Yellow Fever
12. ___ is a foreign policy in which a nation does not intervene or assist with other nations.
Interventionism
Isolationism
Imperialism of righteousness
Great Aberration
13. In 1836, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna defeated Texas forces at the Alamo and Goliad before moving eastward to the San Jacinto River. It was there he was defeated and captured by ____.
Winfield Scott
Stephen Austin
Henry Smith
Sam Houston
14. Which of the following is true of the War of 1895 in Cuba?
It was unsuccessful in overthrowing the Spanish government.
It achieved recognition from the U.S. government.
Cuban rebels were placed in concentration camps.
all of these
15. Republican ____ from Indiana served as a U.S. senator from 1899 to 1911, and he strongly supported American expansion and retaining the Philippines as the U.S. territory.
George Frisbie Hoar
Albert Beveridge
Thomas Reed
James Blaine
16. Yellow journalism influenced U.S. entry into the ___.
Spanish-American War
Mexican-American War
Philippine-American War
none of these
17. The central thesis of Alfred Thayer Mahan's Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783 is that the strength of ___ navy helped it become a top world power.
Britain's
France's
Spain's
the U.S.'
18. Which of the following BEST describes the term "annexation"?
the act of leaving a country with an intent to permanently settle in a new country.
a practice of one country extending political and economic control while imposing their own culture.
political control over another area through military dominance.
a formal act in which a state or government claims a territory
19. Which of the following is NOT true of Henry Cabot Lodge?
He supported the Spanish-American War and imperialism.
He chaired the Committee on the Philippines to investigate war crimes.
He supported the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations.
He was a Republican senator who supported President Theodore Roosevelt.
20. Which of the following provisions was included in the Treaties of Velasco?
The treaties agreed to Texan independence.
The treaties agreed to the removal of all Mexican troops.
The treaties led to the start of the Mexican-American War.
all of these
21. Which battle ended the Spanish-American War in July of 1898?
Battle of Las Guasimas
Battle of San Juan Hill
Battle of Manila Bay
Battle of Santiago Bay
22. President Theodore Roosevelt ordered ____ to dispatch a letter to the Lodge Committee that defended the behavior of U.S. troops in the Philippines.
Elihu Root
William Howard Taft
Adna Chaffee
Arthur MacArthur
23. When John H. Smith ordered all persons capable of fighting to b killed, he specified ____.
all persons 10 years old or older
only men
only men with a visible weapon
only known Filipino revolutionaries
24. How did President Theodore Roosevelt respond to the Balangiga Massacre in 1901?
He was not prepared to risk his presidency and ordered all troops to return to the U.S.
He ordered Army leaders to crush the resistance in the Philippines.
He decided to personally visit the Philippines to witness the situation firsthand.
He chose not to respond and hoped that the news would fade in the press.
25. ____ shared his testimony in the Tony Waller trial, generating sensational headlines such as "Graphic details of His Single-Handed Combat Against three Ferocious Savages."
Hiram Bearss
Adna Chaffee
Jacob H. Smith
Alexander Williams
26. "From time to time there occur in our country, to the deep and lasting shame of our people, lynchings carried on under circumstances of inhuman cruelty and barbarity, cruelty infinitely worse than any that has ever been committed by our troops in the Philippines; worse than any that has ever been committed by our troops in the Philippines; worse to the victims, and far more brutalizing to those guilty of it." The quote above is an excerpt from a speech given by which U.S. president?
Theodore Roosevelt
William McKinley
William Howard Taft
James Monroe
27. Dishonest American officers participated in the thriving black-market trade in ___ during the Philippine-American War.
Spanish weapons
Army goods
wildlife products
rubber
28. Commodore George Dewey commanded the ___ of the U.S. Asiatic Squadron during the Spanish-American War in 1898.
USS Boston
USS Olympia
USS Concord
USS Baltimore
29. Which of the following figures is described in the text box below? 1. Led successful campaigns against Native Americans. 2. Became lieutenant-general of the U.S. Army. 3. Clashed with President Theodore Roosevelt concerning war tactics used in the Philippines.
Hiram Bearss
Alexander Williams
Cornelius Gardener
Nelson Miles
30. Known for his opposition to American imperialism, President Grover Cleveland refused to annex ____.
Santo Domingo
Midway Islands
Hawaii
The Virgin Islands
31. The Hiawatha, Alicia, and Corsair were examples of what type of vessel?
battleships
towboats
ironclads
yachts
32. Which of the following provisions was NOT included in the Treaty of Paris signed between the U.S. and Spain in 1898?
The U.S. would pay Spain $20 million for the Philippines.
Spain would cede Guam and Puerto Rico to the U.S.
Spain would pay war reparations for the damage caused to U.S forces during the Spanish-American War.
Cuba would become a U.S. protectorate
33. Brigadier General Robert P. Hughes wanted to construct a(n) ____ in Panay to win the support of the island's tobacco and rice farmers.
canal
railway
irrigation system
dam
34. Lieutenant ____ was convicted of war crimes for giving the water cure to Father Donato Guimbaolibot and three other Filipino priests.
Edwin Glenn
Adna Chaffee
Julien Gaujot
Jacob H. Smith
35. The Civil War-era document that serves as a military guide on the rules of land war is called ____.
the Gardener Report
General Orders 100
the Homestead Act
the Monroe Doctrine
36. In 1836, Chief John Ross wrote "Our Heats are Sickened" to share his disagreement with the Treaty of New Echota. He represented which Native American tribe?
Cherokee Nation
Seminole Nation
Creek Nation
Sioux Nation
37. The Roosevelt Corollary ____.
justified U.S. intervention in Latin American and the Caribbean
was an extension to the Monroe Doctrine
Western Hemisphere by European powers
BOTH justified U.S. intervention in Latin American and the Caribbean AND was an extension to the Monroe Doctrine.
38. In "My Husband Was Seized With the Mania," Harriet Noble muses that her lady friends would think she is out of "her legitimate sphere" because she ____.
was unable to attend Church
was unable to obtain adequate provisions to clean
assisted her husband in building a chimney
lived in a small log cabin
39. The ___ was repealed when the U.S. government passed the Federal Land Policy and Management Act in which public lands were to be owned by the federal government.
Dawes Act
Homestead Act
Compromise of 1850
Kansas-Nebraska Act
40. The Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo marked the close of which of the following wars?
Mexican-American War
Mexican Border War
Philippines-American War
Spanish-American War
41. Albert Beveridge delivered "The March of the Flag" speech as part of his campaign for what position in U.S. politics?
a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
a seat in the U.S. Senate
governor of Indiana
president of the U.S.
42. "New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State; nor any state be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress." This quote above can be found in what piece of legislation?
Article IV Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution
the Compromise of 1850
the Homestead Act
the Northwest Ordinance of 1787
43. Which of the following is NOT true of the Compromise of 1850?
It allowed California to join the U.S. as a slave state.
It permitted the New Mexico Territory to decide whether it would allowed slavery.
It prohibited slave trading but allowed slavery in Washington, D.C.
It set new borders for the state of Texas.
44. Which of the following BEST describes the Supreme Court's ruling in Gonzales v. Williams?
Puerto Rico was deemed an incorporated territory and not granted full protections under the U.S. Constitution.
Puerto Ricans were not deemed aliens and could not be denied entry into U.S. ports.
Puerto Ricans were not considered U.S. citizens and should be denied entry into U.S. ports.
Puerto Rico was a territory and not subject to tariffs meant for a foreign country.
45. Which of the following BEST describes the tone of W.H. Prather's "Ballad to a Massacre"?
angry
celebratory
empathetic
regretful
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