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Name ___________________________ Date ________________ A.P. U.S. History & Government Mr. Ferretti Chapter 27 Mark the one best answer for each of the following questions. 26. In his book Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis, the Reverend Josiah Strong advocated American expansion a. based on a powerful new navy. b. to open up new markets for industrial goods. c. to spread American religion and values. d. to ease labor violence at home. e. to maintain white racial superiority. 27. By the 1890s, the United States was bursting with a new sense of power generated by an increase in a. population. b. wealth. c. industrial production. d. all of the above. e. none of the above. 28. A major factor in the shift in American foreign policy toward imperialism in the late nineteenth century was a. the need for additional population. b. the desire for more farmland. c. the construction of an American-built isthmian canal between the Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. d. the closing of the frontier. e. the need for overseas markets for increased industrial and agricultural production. 29. The 1889 Pan-American Conference resulted in a. settlement of the Venezuela boundary dispute. b. the lowering of tariff barriers between participating nations. c. arbitration of the Pribilof Island dispute. d. worsened relations between the United States and Latin American countries. e. creation of the Organization of American States. 30. U.S. naval captain Alfred Thayer Mahan argued that a. free trade was essential to a nation’s economic health. b. control of the sea was the key to the United States’ world domination. c. the United States should continue its policy of isolationism. d. an isthmian canal between the Atlantic and the Pacific was impossible. e. the U.S. should construct a fleet of battleships. 31. The numerous near-wars and diplomatic crises of the United States in the late 1880s and 1890s demonstrated a. the hostile reaction to American expansionism. b. that other nations were jealous of American power. c. how weak America seemed to the rest of the world. d. the failure of the Monroe Doctrine. e. the aggressive new national mood. 1
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Name ___________________________ Date ________________ A.P. U.S. History & Government Mr. Ferretti 32. To Justify American intervention in the Venezuela boundary dispute with Britain, Secretary of State Olney invoked the a. Platt Amendment. b. Open Door policy. c. Monroe Doctrine. d. Foraker Act. e. Gentlemen’s Agreement. 33.During the boundary dispute between Venezuela and Britain, the United States a. supported the Venezuelan claim. b. failed to invoke the Monroe Doctrine. c. never threatened war over the issue. d. opposed American intervention. e.
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