Chapter 17: Imperialism Test!

**You guys are awesome and will do great on this! Multiple Choice (2pts each)
1. What is Imperialism? A) One of the 3 Unforgivable curses in Harry Potter B) Economic/political domination of strong countries over weak C) The complete destruction of a weak country during a war D) The boost in industry within Europe during the late 18th century 2. Anglo-Saxonism was popular in Britain and the U.S. because A) They were booming industrious countries B) They spoke English and thought they were superior b/c of that C) Their richness allowed Anglo-Saxonism to thrive D) Anglo-Saxons established a tri-lateral monarchy there 3. The following led to a shift in opinion towards Imperialism within the U.S. (mark all that apply) A) Reconstruction had ended B) Matthew Perry was born C) Economic/political competition from other countries D) The Industrial Revolution E) A feeling of cultural superiority 4. Which one of these is NOT true about Japan after the U.S. forced trade? A) They began to Westernize their country B) An industrial revolution was launched C) A powerful navy was built D) They became a protectorate of the United States E) They adopted Western technology 5. The idea that the United States and Latin America should work together: A) The Americas Coalition B) International Trade Base for the Welfare of the World C) Platt Amendment D) Pan-Americanism

6. Three international crises during the late 1800’s led to : A) A modern U.S. navy B) Anglo-Saxonism C) The Spanish-American War D) The creation of the Rough Riders 7. Pick the TWO theories of how the U.S.S. Maine exploded: A) A mine had been planted by Spain B) Cuban rebels torpedoed the ship C) The ship’s ammunition exploded D) A structural problem with the ship’s engine 8. What is yellow journalism? A) Exaggerated or made-up news stories B) Old and weathered newspapers C) When journalists covered the annexation of Hawaii D) A biography within the New York Times of Theodore Roosevelt 9. Choose the slogan that would be typical during the Spanish-American War: A) “The weak over the strong, never long!” B) “Call on Teddy, good ole’ Teddy!” C) “Viva los Estados Unidos!” D) “Remember the Maine, and to hell with Spain!” 10. The Rough Riders helped take this position, leading to the capture of Santiago: A) The Spanish Heights B) The Bay of Cuba C) San Juan Hill D) Berlin 11. Select all that apply: What did the Treaty of Paris accomplish? A) U.S. acquired the Philippines for $20 million B) Cuba became an independent country (sorta) C) Spain’s economy tanked D) U.S. received Puerto Rico E) U.S. received Guam 12. The Open Door Policy achieved:

A) Open trade within China for all countries B) Closed trade within China C) The taking of Hong Kong by the Russians D) Wider door space in China’s government buildings 13. Instead of gaining land and partitioning China, what did the U.S. do? A) Mobilized their naval fleet to China’s ports B) Attacked Taiwan C) Made reparation payments to China D) Kept trade alive with China 14. The right for the U.S. to build a canal through Central America came by: A) The Platt Amendment B) The Hay-Pauncefote Treaty C) Dollar Diplomacy D) Socialism 15. What was the true end result of the Spanish-American War? A) The U.S. became a world/imperial power B) Cubans gained their independence C) Yellow journalism officially ended D) Spain was no longer called a country

Matching (1 pt each)
1. A con of supporting Panama’s independence_______ 2. Impact of Pan-Americanism today ________ 3. Impact of Imperialism today _________ 4. Rough Rider’s 2nd in command _________ 5. U.S. naval officer ________ A. Matthew Perry B. Panama Canal C. Aggression D. Teddy Roosevelt E. Organization of American States

True/False (2 pts each) 1. The Rough Riders were important in the Spanish-American War T__F 2. The Open Door Policy gave China some of its rights back T__F 3. Anglo-Saxonism includes non-English speaking countries T__F 4. A result of U.S. Imperialism was a powerful navy T__F 5. The effects of United States Imperialism are still seen today T__F Extra Credit (1 pt each) 1. The name of my fiancé is: _____________ 2. Teddy Roosevelt knocked this off of the French woman’s shoulder in the
movie Rough Riders _____________

3. What is the next unit/chapter that we are covering? _____________ Short Answer (5 pts)
In 3-4 sentences, was U.S. Imperialism during the late 18th/early 19th centuries good or bad? Give specific examples of who benefited/who suffered; as well as a connection to today’s society.

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