US HISTORY chapter 22 & 23

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US HISTORY chapter 22 & 23
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  1. What person wrote the book The Influence of Sea Power upon History (1890) and proposed that the United States should acquire naval bases and build a strong navy?
    Alfred T. Mahan,
  2. In 1867 the United States purchased Alaska from what country?
  3. What naval base did the U.S. receive in a 1887 treaty in the Hawaiian Islands?
    Pearl Harbor,
  4. President Benjamin Harrison signed a pact to annex Hawaii in 1893, but the next president, _______, rejected a treaty for the annexation of Hawaii.
    Grover Cleveland.
  5. What amendment to the Spanish-American war resolution in 1898 renounced any American intention of the annexation of Cuba and promised that Cubans would govern themselves?
    Teller Amendment,
  6. What American writer was a major figure in the Anti-Imperialist League which argued against acquiring overseas colonies?
    Mark Twain,
  7. What 1907 agreement with the country of Japan agreed to limit the number of Japanese emigrating to America?
    Gentlemen's Agreement,
  8. What 1901 Amendment to the new Cuban constitution severely limited Cuba's autonomy (independence) and required Cuba to lease naval bases to the United States?
    Platt Amendment.
  9. What name was given to President Theodore Roosevelt's declaration that the United States would act as an "international police power" in the Caribbean and Latin America, beginning in 1904?
    Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine,
  10. What name was given to President William Howard Taft's economic-based policy which promoted American investment and development in the Caribbean and Latin America from 1909 to 1913?
    Dollar diplomacy,
  11. Which of the following Spanish territories was not ceded to the United States as a result of the Spanish-American War?
  12. Theodore Roosevelt finally secured the right to build an isthmian canal by
    by supporting a revolution in Panama,
  13. All of the following countries were the Allied powers (Triple Entente) except
    United States.
  14. The head of the Food Administration during World War I and international hero for leading a campaign to feed starving Belgians was
    Herbert Hoover,
  15. Germany's _______ Pledge not to sink merchant ships was dependant upon Britain observing international laws of war and the sea.
  16. What American Socialist leader was jailed for a "treasonous" speech and his opposition to World War I?
    Eugene Debs,
  17. In 1917, the Communists, also known as the _______, gained control of Russia.
  18. What name was given to President Wilson's plan for a postwar peace and American war aims as well as a nonpunitive settlement of World War I?
    the Fourteen Points.
  19. What did Russia establish to foster revolution abroad and help ferment the Red Scare in the United States by 1919?
    the Third International,
  20. What name was given to the U.S. Senators who were most opposed to American membership in the League of Nations?
  21. The 1909 agreement, the Declaration of London, was designed to protect the rights of
    nations who were neutral in military conflicts,
  22. The main use of the Espionage Act was to
    crush political dissent and criticism of the government,
  23. President Wilson's initial response to the outbreak of war in Europe in 1914 was
    to follow a policy of strict neutrality,
  24. What issue was most important to President Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference?
    the League of Nations,