History Final Exam
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History Final Exam
Chapters 28, 29 and 30
Violent uprising against Western commercial and political influence in China
Open Door Policy:
policy granting equal trade opportunities to all countries
Policy that includes the establishment of colonies and the building of an empire.
A final statement of terms whose rejection may lead to the breaking off of diplomatic relations or war
U.S. agreement to pacify, but not control Cuba after it gained its independence
U.S. naval captain who defeated the Spanish in the Battle of Manila Bay
Last queen of Hawaii who began a movement to create a purely Hawaiian government
How did each of the following help bring about the war with Spain: a) press coverage, b) investments and trade, c) the De Lome letter, and d) the Maine?
How was the war a turning point in American history?
What were two arguments used to justify imperialism and two arguments used to oppose imperialism in America at the start of the 20th century?
Protection and supervision assumed by a superior nation over a dependent nation or region
The protection of a territory from foreign invaders
Policy aimed at furthering the interests of the United States abroad by encouraging the investment of U.S. capital in foreign countries.
Canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; built for trade and military purposes
What were the four provisions of the Monroe Doctrine?
How did the Roosevelt Corollary modify the original Monroe Doctrine?
Nonparticipation in war; practiced by the U.S. at the beginning of WWI
The German strategy to invade France via Belgium and then attack Russia
First Battle of the Marne:
The first major Allied victory of World War I; marked the beginning of trench warfare on the Western Front
Took place on the western front in WWI; men fought from intricately dug ditches
Russian (Bolshevik) Revolution:
Communist revolution to overthrow the tsar; led by Vladimir Lenin in 1917
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk:
The mutual agreement between Russia and Germany to stop fighting each other in 1917
WWI alliance of Germany, Austria Hungary and Italy
WWI alliance of U.S., France, and Great britain
Woodrow Wilson’s plan for a permanent organization for peace; a league of nations
Payment for war crimes
Archduke Franz Ferdinand:
Assassinated in 1914; the spark of World War I.
Kaiser Wilhelm II:
Leader of Germany during WWI; fled to the Netherlands in 1918.
List and explain four factors that led to the outbreak of World War I.
What prompted U.S. entry into World War I in 1917? Be sure to discuss the violation of the “Sussex pledge”, the Zimmerman Note, connections with the Allies, and the president’s war message.
Describe three terms of the Treaty of Versailles.