Practice Test #28

Practice Test #28 - Use the practice questions below to...

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All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 28: America On The World Stage 1899-1909 1. In 1899, an insurrection began in the Philippines because a. Spanish citizens living there tried to regain political control. b. The United States refused to give the Filipino people their freedom. c. Communist insurgents attempted to seize control of the islands. d. The United States refused to give any economic or social aid to the Filipino people. 2. The Philippine insurrection was finally broken in 1901 when a. American troops overwhelmed the Filipino rebels. b. The islands were given their independence. c. The Senate passed a resolution pledging eventual independence for the Philippines. d. Emilio Alguinaldo, the Filipino leader, was captured. 3. The war fought by American troops in the Philippines against the Filipinos a. Was won with fewer casualties than the war in Cuba. b. Was remarkable for its lack of atrocities. c. Caused the Americans to use re-concentration camps. d. Did not prevent America from maintaining its noble ideas throughout the conflict. 4. President McKinley’s policy of “benevolent assimilation” in the Philippines a. Failed to solve serious sanitation and public-health problems. b. Fell short of providing an effective public-school system for the Filipinos. c. Was reluctantly acceded to and little appreciated by Filipinos. d. Worked remarkably well and led to the early granting of Philippine independence. 5. When Filipinos came to the United States, they worked mainly as a. Chefs b. Railroad laborers. c. Agricultural laborers. d. Industrial laborers. 6. Many Americans became concerned about the increasing number of foreign leaseholds in China because they a. Feared that Chinese markets would be monopolized by European manufacturers and exporters. b. Wanted exclusive trade rights with the Chinese. c. Feared German military domination of China. d. None of the above. 7. America’s initial Open Door policy was essentially an argument for a. Free Trade b. Spheres of Influence. c. Military occupation. d. Exclusive trade concessions. 8. China’s Boxer Rebellion was an attempt to a. Overthrow the corrupt Chinese government. b. Establish American power in the Far East. c. Throw out or kill all foreigners. d. Destroy the Open Door policy. 9. In response to the Boxer Rebellion, the United States a. Refused to accept any indemnity for the losses that incurred while putting down its uprising. b. Abandoned its time-honored principles of nonentanglement and noninvolvement. c. Sent money but no troops to help a multinational contingent o crush the uprising.
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