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Spanish Am War/WWI Quiz
|What is Yellow Journalism?
|Exaggerated news reports of events
|What was the "Big Stick" that Teddy Roosevelt used?
|• Big Stick Diplomacy- When solving international matters, first try to solve things peacefully, but be willing to use force when necessary.
|Give 4 reasons why the US eventually got invlved in WWI...
|• Inability to remain neutral • Economic and political ties to Great Britain • Sinking of the Lusitania on May 7, 1915 • Interception of the Zimmermann Telegram in January 1917
|What treaty ended WWI?
|-the Fourteen Points
|List all 6 of the Allied countries.
|British Empire France Russia Serbia Belgium United States
|List all 4 of the Central Powered countries.
|German Empire Austro-Hungarian Empire Bulgaria Ottoman Empire
|Explain the Rough Riders
|It was a volunteer cavalry regiment and they were responsible for the capture of San Juan Hill. This was a huge victory.
|Who led the Rough Riders?
|Name a reason for the Spanish American War that involved Cuba
|1-American support of Cuban rebels to gain independence from Spain.
|Name a reason for the Spanish American War where we protected somethings from being destroyed and what were the 2 main things?
|2. Protecting American businesses and property (sugar and tobacco fields) from being destroyed by the fighting between the rebels and Spain.
|Name a reason for the Spanish American War that involved a battleship.
|3. Rising tensions between Spain and the US after the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor. The US declared war on Spain two months later
|Why did the newspapers over exaggerate the sinking of what battleship?
|Newspapers over exaggerated the sinking of the USS Maine as a way to increase newspaper sales.
|Name 3 results of the War.
|• The US emerged (became) a world power. • Cuba gained independence from Spain • The gained possession of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
|Be able to locate these 5 places on a map;
|Cuba Puerto Rico Panama Canal Philippines Guam
|What did Roosevelt use the "Big Stick Diplomacy" for?
|To help Panama rebel from Columbia. This led to the building of the Panama Canal.
|What years did WWI occur in?
|What year did the US get involved in WWI?
|What were the 4 long term causes for WWI and the acronym for it.
|MAIN; Militarism- countries increased their military strength Alliances- countries formed friendships to protect themselves Imperialism- nations competing for trade and territory Nationalism- people were devoted to their countries
|What was the short term causes for WWI?
|The assassination of the heir to Austri0-Hungarian Empire, Archduke Franz Freidan.
|At the end of World War I, who prepared a peace plan?
|-President Woodrow Wilson
|Why did the United States decide to not join the League of Nations?
|because the United States Senate failed to ratify the Treaty of Versailles.
|What was the Fourteen Points peace treaty about?
|-it called for the formation of the League of Nations, a peacekeeping organization.