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Chapter 6

U.S. History

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Which of the following came under U.S. control during the late 1800's. Hawaii, Alaska, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico
What eventually drew settlers to areas of Alaska? Gold
How did yellow journalism helped to contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War> Yellow journalism inflamed public opinion in the U.S. against Spain.
List three results of the Spanish-American War. 1. Theodore Roosevelt became a national hero. 2. The U.S. gained control of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. 3. The U.S. proved that it was a powerful nation.
Which of the following came under U.S. control during the late 1800's. Hawaii, Alaska, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico.
What eventually drew settlers to areas of Alaska? Gold.
How did yellow journalism helped to contribute to the start of the Spanish-American War> Yellow journalism inflamed public opinion in the U.S. against Spain.
List three results of the Spanish-American War. 1. Theodore Roosevelt became a national hero. 2. The U.S. gained control of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. 3. The U.S. proved that it was a powerful nation.
List three reforms that occurred during Roosevelt's presidency. 1. The Meat Inspection Act 2. The Pure Food and Drug Act 3. Improvement of education for children.
Why was Roosevelt convinced that he must break up trusts? Trusts were driving out competition and charging unfair prices.
Why is Ida Tarbell famous? She was a muckraker who wrote a series of articles about the dangers of trusts.
Who wrote the novel "The Jungle" about the conditions of meatpacking plants in Chicago? Upton Sinclair
List three examples of how the Progressive Movement changed workplaces. 1. Coal mines were inspected. 2. Building codes made factories safer. 3. Young children were kept from working in factories.
List three accomplishments of the Progressives. 1. Income Tax 2. Blue Laws 3. Building Codes
Growing nationalism in Europe, competition between different nations in Europe, and alliances among nations in Europe all set the stage for what event? World War I
Which countries made up the Allied Powers? 1. Great Britain 2. France 3. Russia 4. Serbia 5. Belgium
1. Great Britain 2. France 3. Russia 4. Serbia 5. Belgium
List three reasons that the U.S. broke its policy of isolationism and entered WWI. 1. German submarine sank steamship, Lusitania, killing more than 100 U.S. citizens. 2. Germany promised to get American land back to Mexico. 3. German submarines sank three American-owned trade ships.
What recently invented machine became a weapon of war during WWI? The airplane.
What is one example of the way in which new technologies in World War I changed the way battles were fought. 1. Women worked in factory jobs to take over for men who left for war. 2. The government set
List three ways that the U.S. supported the soldiers at war from home. 1. Women worked in factory jobs to take over for men who left for war. 2. The Food Administration was invented to help ration food so soldiers had more to eat. 3. People started growing "war gardens" to have more food.
What was the effect of the Spanish-American War on the U.S. and its place in the world? The U.S. emerged as a major world power.
Summarize the actions of the U.S. throughout WWI. U.S. initially chose to stay out of the war, however German attacks on ships and interactions with Mexico led the U.S. to join the war. The U.S. then helped the Allies win the war.
How were the acquisition of Hawaii and Alaska similar? Both were lands far from the U.S. Many people wanted those lands because of the promise of valuable resources.
What is a difference between the U.S. acquisition of Hawaii and Alaska? Alaska's resources were relatively unknown, while Hawaii was already being used by Americans. Hawaii resisted U.S. takeover, whereas Alaska was obtained through a financial transaction.
What is the purpose of a political cartoon? To portray events in the news in a way that is interesting and entertaining to the reader.
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