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US History: Power

World Power Test Review

QuestionAnswer
Imperialism Political, military, and economic domination of strong nations
What was 1 of the term imperialism define the U. S. during the late 1800's early 1900's? U. S concerned with other nations having control of nearby countries, so felt that we needed to begin showing ability to be dominate; needed to prove how strong we were.
What was the second term imperialism define the U.S. during the late 1800's early 1900's? Sought new resources of raw materials and ew markets to sell our goods.
What was the 3rd term of imperialism define the U.S. during the late 1800's early 1900's? Ways to strengthen navy (find places to set up refueling stations and have bases)
What was the 4th term of imperialism define the U.S during the late 1800's early 1900's ? Spread religions
How did Alfred Mahan influence the U.S's imperialistic actions? - Wrote "The Influence of Sea Power upon History" - Argued that in order for U.S. to B/cm a world power it would have to a strong navy, merchant marine to protect colonial interest.
Under the Treaty of Paris, the Spanish-American War ended. Explain the the first outcomes of the end of this war? U.S. gets Philippines, Puerto Rico, & Guam
Under the Treaty of Paris, the Spanish-American War ended. Explain the the Second outcomes of the end of this war? Cuba becomes a Virtual protectorate
Under the Treaty of Paris, the Spanish-American War ended. Explain the the Third outcomes of the end of this war? More resources and trade routes
Under the Treaty of Paris, the Spanish-American War ended. Explain the the Fourth outcomes of the end of this war? Ended Spanish Colonial empire in Americas
Under the Treaty of Paris, the Spanish-American War ended. Explain the the Fifth outcomes of the end of this war? U.S. Emerged as a world power by gaining territorial possessions around the world
Explain the first reason U.S.;s acquisition of Hawaii Monarchy was overthrown and Hawaii annexed
Explain the second reason U.S.;s acquisition of Hawaii Hawaii protested the forced annexation
Explain the final reason U.S.;s acquisition of Hawaii b/cm strategic naval military base- Pearl Harbor
Explain the Roosevelt Corollary Big Stick Policy in an effort to expand upon the Monroe Doctrine of 1823, U.S. sought to prevent European nations from gaining more territory in the Western Hemisphere, specifically in the Americas.
Why was the construction of the Panama Canal so important to the U.S.? Reduced travel time for commercial and military ships between Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. ends need for 2- ocean navy
Explain the First reasons for entering into World War One Policy of Neutrality
Explain the Second reason for entering into World War One Closer ties with Britain and France
What was the Closer Ties with Britain and France? Traced their ancestry Common language Same democratic political system
Explain the Third reason for entering into World War One German Actions and proganda
What was the German Action proganda US newspapers ran stories and pictures Germany invades neutral belgium
Explain the fourth reason for entering into World War One Zimmerman Telegram
What was the Zimmerman Telegram Message from Germany to Mexico Germany return US territories to Mexico if they would help Germany fight the US
Explain the Fifth reason for entering into World War One Sinking of the Lusitania/Sussex Pledge
What was the Sinking of the Lusitania/Sussex Pledge Wilson threatened to cut off relations with Germany, Germany pledge not sink any more without warning
Explain the sixth reason for entering World War One Use of unrestricted submarine warfare - Main Reason
What was the Unrestricted submarine warfare? Violated the principle of "Freedom of the SEas" - The right of neutral nations like the U.S. to ship non military goods to nations at war.
Describes the First weapons and tactics that were most successful in helping the U.S. win the War Submarines
Describe the Second weapons and tactics that were most successful in helping the U.S win the War Machine guns
Submarines were Also known As in German as "U Boats" US created convoys (groups of guarded ships) to overcome the threat of German U boats
Machine Guns are Most responsible for keeping soldiers from both sides in the trenches
Describe the Third weapons and tactics that were most successful in helping the U.S. win the War. Early Tanks
Early Tanks are Helped end trench warfare later on Still too primitive to be effective
Describe the Fourth weapons and tactics that were most successful in helping the U.S. win the war Poison gas
Poison gas includes Mustard gas - Killing capacity was limited only 4% of combat death were due to this weapon. Chemical warfare major component
Explain the First Espionage Act/Sedition Act Limited civil liberties
Explain the Second Espionage Act/Sedition Act Affect freedom of speech because they allowed the government to silence ideas that challenged its authority.
Who was Generating Pershing? What contribution/s did he make to World War 1 Led American Expeditionary Forces (AEF)
Led American Expeditionary Forces US troops sent to Europe to defeat Germany. Well Trained troops, because of training many didn't arrive before 1918. By 1918, AEF numbered over a million men Allied forces tired, American fresh & enthusiastic
Explain Wilson's Fourteen Points Proposed by Wilson as a basis for the peace treaty
Proposed by Wilson as a basis for the Peace treaty Attempted to correct the abuses of colonialism Plan for world peace; points 1-5 = to prevent another war
Explain Wilson's second Fourteen Points Rejected by Allied leaders
Rejected by Allied Leaders Allied Leaders angry, wanted punish Central Powers Central Powers had no say Wilson conceded on most of Fourteen points in return for League of Nations
Ramifications of War on the Home Front Selective Service Act Esponage Act (Affected freedom of Speech) Encourage Americans to buy war bonds to support the War
Treaty of Versalles Death harshly with Germany Ended World War 1 Weaken the power of Germany
Yellow Journalism Sensationalized Stories Over exaggerated stories
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