True or False? • Social Darwinists justified expanding American power overseas by suggesting that nations competed with each other, and only the strongest would survive
True or False? • Evidence revealed that the American warship Maine was blown up by a Spanish mine.
True or False? • As president, Theodore Roosevelt opposed the Open Door policy in China and worked to gain a U.S. trade monopoly there.
True or False? • President Cleveland, who strongly favored imperialism, annexed Hawaii in 1898.
True or False? • The Rough Riders were a cavalry unit commanded by Theodore Roosevelt.
Called “Seward’s Folly”, this territory was bought from Russia for $7.2 million.
In Hawaii, this monarch was overthrown by a group of planters supported by the United States Marines.
The economic and political domination of a strong nation over the weaker nations.
A technically independent country that is under the control of another country.
His best selling book, The Importance of Naval Power on History, that helped to build public support for a big navy.
An area where a foreign nation controlled economic development.
This governed the relations between Cuba and the U.S., effectively making Cuba an American protectorate.
In 1823 it was the cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy. It warned European nations to stay out of the affairs of Latin America.
The American settlers in Hawaii quickly discovered that the climate and soil of the islands were suitable for growing this crop.
These two newspaper men competed with each other to increase newspaper circulation.
Who arranged for a small army to stage an uprising in Panama? • A. Philippe Bunau-Varilla • B. President Roosevelt • C. John Hay • D. The Boxers
What four territories did the U.S control after the Spanish-American War?