Chapter 19 His 202

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Which statement would most likely have been said by a believer in Social Darwinism who was addressing the issue of imperialism?
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\”We must promote the superiority of our culture in an effort to ensure world stability\”
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American imperialists often rationalized actions by
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expressing the opinion that people of anglo-saxon descent were from a superior culture.
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Which of the following presidents was elected on an imperialist platform?
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William McKinley
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Mahanism emphasized:
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the importance of the navy in imperial expansion
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One reason for the widespread support for a larger navy was
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its use to expand and protect Americas international trade
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The primary goal of the american governments imperialistic policies was
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commercial expansion
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Economic conditions that fueled support for foreign trade included
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a huge increase in the amount of manufactured goods produced in america
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In the latter part of the nineteenth century, the two main imperialist powers were
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Britain and France
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Britain was able to create its empire primarily through superior
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technology
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In foreign policy, U.S. officials showed little interest in
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Africa
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President _____ was not supportive of American control of Hawaii.
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Cleveland
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The effort to annex Hawaii in 1893 foreshadowed
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the differences between Republicans and Democrats regarding imperialism.
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One effect of the border dispute between Britain and Venezuela over British Guiana was
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a brief straining of relations between the U.S. and Britain.
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Which statement best describes the duality of causes for American intervention in Cuba?
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Americans were motivated by both commercial concerns and their support for freedom.
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Before the Spanish-American war, the yellow press
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used sensationalism to stir up war fever
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Populists supported intervention in Cuba because
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the sympathized with the Cubans quest for freedom
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Popular anger against Spain was ignited by
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the destruction of the U.S. ship, the Maine.
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The Teller Amendment
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called for Cuban self-government.
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Commodore George Dewey led the Americans to victory
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in Manila Bay
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The crucial role in capturing San Juan Hill was played by
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the 10th Negro Cavalry
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As a result of the Spanish-American War
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William Mckinley expressed the desire to acquire the Philippines
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After Dewey’s victory, Filipino leader Emilio Aguinaldo
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declared the Philippines an independent country.
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An appalling aspect of the Filipino War was
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the death of many Filipinos in concentration camps
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The United States and European nations contested spheres of influence in
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China
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The Open Door Policy
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allowed America to create an informal economic empire
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The main Asian imperialist power around the turn of the twentieth century was
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Japan
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America supported Japan in the Russo-Japanese War because
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Russia had obstructed open trade in Manchuria.
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The overall effect of the Platt Amendment was to
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restrict Cuba’s autonomy at home and abroad.
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Theodore Roosevelt’s strategy in acquiring the Panama Canal revealed
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the growth of good relations with Great Britain.
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The main alternative to Panama for an ocean-linking passage was
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Nicaragua
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The Roosevelt Corollary was seen by Theodore Roosevelt as
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a logical extension of the Monroe Doctrine
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American investment, through dollar diplomacy, increased dramatically
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during the presidency of William Howard Taft.
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When William Jennings Bryan was appointed secretary of state
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it appeared to usher in a new period in which interventionism would not be emphasized.
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Which statement about Woodrow Wilson’s foreign policy is true?
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Despite campaign claims, Wilson ended up being very interventionist.
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Woodrow Wilson ordered the marines into the Dominican Republic
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when the Dominicans refused to allow their finances to be controlled by U.S. bankers
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Which event happened first?
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United States gets navel rights to Pearl Harbor.

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