13.Businessmen who were heavily invested in Cuba were concerned when Cuba began a war for independence from Spain, because they feared thata.their lands would be damaged by the fighting.b.their workers would be injured or killed by the fighting.c.they would lose access to their cotton and rice plantations.d.the political instability of revolution and independence would lead the Cuban government to seize all of the American holdings.e.sugar prices would plummet.ANS:D
REF:p. 35314.The Teller Amendment
REF:p. 35415.Political leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt, justified annexation of the Philippines and Puerto Ricoon the grounds that
REF:p. 35516.Wilson's Fourteen Points were
17.In order for Theodore Roosevelt to be able to volunteer for military service in Cuba he had toa.get an examination from the draft board.b.get McKinley's permission to leave his post as vice-president.c.accept the lowly rank of a private.d.resign his naval post.e.bribe recruitment officers to ignore his poor eyesight and other ailments.