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Ch. 6 Review

U.S. Becomes a World Power

The desire of the U.S. and European nations to gain more land and rule colonies was known as ___________________. imperialism
Name the main causes of U.S. imperialism: (1) wanted colonies for raw materials; (2) wanted more markets for finished products
In 1854, the U.S. signed a friendship treaty with ___________ that opened trade between the two countries. Japan
__________ Folly refers to the United States buying Alaska from ___________ for $7.2 million dollars in 1867. Seward's; Russia
Admiral _____________________________ published a book urging the U.S. to develop a modern fleet, establish naval bases in the Caribbean, construct the Panama Canal, and to acquire Hawaii. Alfred T. Mahan
_______________________________ was the leader of Hawaii that the U.S. overthrew in order to set up its own provisional government that was favorable to the U.S. Queen Liliuokalani
The U.S. annexed Hawaii in _______. 1893
Alaska and Hawaii became states in ________. 1959
Three reasons for the Spanish-American War were: (1) wanted to protect American businesses in Cuba; (2) wanted to help Cuba gain its independence from Spain; (3)
The name for sensational and often irresponsible news headlines and stories is _____________ journalism. yellow
Who told the artist, Frederic Remington, “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war”? William Randolph Hearst
The U.S.S. __________ was the U.S. ship that mysteriously exploded in Havana. Maine
What was the name of the naval commander who led the American forces that steamed into Manila Bay and destroyed the Spanish fleet? George Dewey
Who led the Rough Riders up San Juan Hill, Cuba in the Spanish-American War? Theodore Roosevelt
_______ was granted its independence from Spain in the Treaty of Paris of 1898 that ended the Spanish-American War. Cuba
As a result of the Spanish-American War, Spain gave the United States control of Cuba, __________, ___________ , and the ___________________. Guam; Puerto Rico, the Philippines
The _______ Amendment granted Cuba its independence but allowed the U.S. to intervene whenever it felt it was necessary. Platt
The ________ Rebellion was an attempt by Chinese revolutionaries to get rid of foreigners. Boxer
The ______________ policy ended the spheres of influence in China. Open Door
_____________________ was a writer who led Cuba’s fight for independence from Spain. Jose Marti
Secretary of State ___________________ was responsible for the Open Door policy in China. John Hay
Commodore ___________________________ was sent to open trade between the U.S. and Japan. Matthew Perry
Secretary of State ____________________________ wanted the U.S. to buy Alaska from Russia William Henry Seward
President ____________________________ asked Congress to declare war against Spain in 1898. William McKinley
______________________ was an American businessman who became the president of Hawaii after the revolution in 1893. Sanford B. Dole
Created by: david.frost