U.S. HISTORY-Panama and Latin America Essay

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President Taft’s foreign policy emphasized
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the strength and influence of US businesses and banks.
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Why was the United States described as a “police officer” in Latin America under President Theodore Roosevelt?
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Roosevelt said that the US would prevent Latin American countries from illegal actions.
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Which word or phrase best describes the part of Panama where the canal was built?
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mountainous
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How did the weather affect the building of the Panama Canal?
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The hot, humid weather made the work exhausting.
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How did President Theodore Roosevelt’s Big Stick policy differ from Dollar Diplomacy and Moral Diplomacy?
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It emphasized US military strength.
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The main reason the United States decided to build a canal across Panama instead of Nicaragua was that:
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the land and building rights were less expensive.
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When the United States decided to build a canal across Central America, Panama was
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a part of Colombia.
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Which action shows that President Theodore Roosevelt did not always rely on military force in foreign policy?
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He negotiated the Treaty of Portsmouth.
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The Roosevelt Corollary was an extension of which of the following policies?
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the Monroe Doctrine
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From which country did the United States need to buy rights before building a canal across Central America?
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France

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