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Unformatted text preview: Unit 6 Test Chapters 20-23 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. In arguing for their policies, the new American expansionists of the late 1800s offered all of the following economic and social reasons except A. the United States would soon need to Fnd new sources for the natural resources that it was rapidly using up B. the United States needed to acquire new overseas markets for its products C. the United States needed to Fnd new sources of immigrants who would work in its factories for low wages D. the United States needed an aggressive foreign policy to take people's minds off internal problems and frustrations E. the United States needed to expand due to the "closing of the frontier." 2. The ablest and most effective apostle of imperialism was A. William Jennings Bryan B. Charles Darwin C. Alfred Thayer Mahan D. ¡rederick Jackson Turner E. Andrew Carnegie 3. In the mid-1890s, U.S. involvement in a boundary dispute between British Guiana and Venezuela led to the A. United States protesting British actions in the area, but refusing to take any other actions B. president threatening war before Britain agreed to arbitrate the dispute C. United States providing Fnancial aid to Venezuela during a short border war with Britain D. president sending marines to help Venezuela force Britain out of the disputed territory E. United States expressing full support for Britain's policy in Venezuela 4. The United States took control of part of the Samoan islands after a long dispute with A. Great Britain and Germany B. Germany and ¡rance C. ¡rance and Spain D. Spain and Great Britain E. Germany and Spain 5. The United States was Fnally pushed into war with Spain by all of the following developments except A. the American press printed a private letter of the Spanish ambassador that insulted the U.S. president B. an American battleship blew up in the harbor of Havana, Cuba C. Spain refused to negotiate with the Cuban rebels D. Cubans living in America stirred up support for a war E. Spain ignored U.S. diplomatic requests in regard to Cuba 6. The U.S. president who asked for a declaration of war against Spain in 1898 was A. William McKinley B. Grover Cleveland C. Benjamin Harrison D. Theodore Roosevelt E. William Howard Taft 7. During the Fghting of the Spanish-American War, A. American troops had experienced commanders B. more American Fghting men died of disease than were killed in action C. regular army units did more of the Fghting than did National Guard units D. the U.S. Army conducted a competent and efFcient mobilization E. Spain won many battles to prolong the war 8. The Frst major victory for the United States in the Spanish-American War occurred A. in Havana Harbor, Cuba B. in Manila Bay, the Philippines C. near Santiago, Cuba D. near San Juan, Puerto Rico E. at Guantanomo Bay 9. After the Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico experienced all of the following developments except A. Puerto Ricans became more dependent on imported foodA....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '12 term at FH Accadis.
- Spring '12
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