Chapter 27-28 Quiz

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  1. Captain Alfred Thayer
    • said that a nation’s greatness is measured by its
    • naval power
    • book, The influence of Sea Power on History
  2. Big Sister policy
    the US would protect and intervene on behalf of Latin American nations
  3. Maine Explosion/Jingo
    • The American ship, Maine, blew up in Spanish harbor
    • The jingos called for war with this jingle “Remember the Maine, to hell with Spain
  4. Rough Riders
    volunteer soldiers recruited by Teddy Roosevelt and led by Colonel Leonard Wood
  5. The Foraker Act of 1900
    Puerto Rico becomes a US territory and keeps freedom
  6. Platt Amendment
    • Cuba cannot make agreements with other countries to put independence in danger
    • has to let us have Guantanamo Bay for naval
    • station, cannot build up excessive debt
    • US can intervene to help maintain efficient, independent government
  7. Open Door note
    • US wants China to remain “open” to missionaries and also open as a market and not be colonized by other nations
    • reissued after the Boxer rebllion by the US and China remains open for missionaries and for marketing
  8. Boxer Rebellion causes and results
    • caused by a secret society trying to drive out imperialists in China
    • All the powerful nations, Russia, England, and US united against the rebels and won
    • Called boxers because of their martial arts skills
  9. Roosevelt Corollary/“Bad Neighbor” policy
    • extends the Monroe Doctrine and says US will use military force to prevent European interference
    • Causes a lot of distrust
  10. Jacob A. Riis
    Documented NY slums with photography in How the Other Half Lives
  11. Muckrakers
    writers who exposed wrongs in business and society
  12. 17th Amendment
    direct election of senators
  13. Lochner vs. New York
    no ten hour day for bakers
  14. Triangle Shirtwaist Company in NYC
    • bad place to work because of violations of the fire code and locking the doors during work
    • During a fire, 146 women died
  15. Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)
    led by Francis E. Willard and 1 million women still trying to get America to sober up
  16. Square Deal/3 C’s
    • control of corporations
    • consumer protection
    • conservation
  17. Elkins Act
    heavy fines for RR rebates
  18. Interstate Commerce Commission
    power to nullify existing rates and set maximum rates
  19. Meat Inspection Act
    provided a rating system for meat and inspection of processing plants
  20. Pure Food and Drug Act
    prevented mislabeling of food and drugs and also cleaned up the food industry
  21. The Newlands Act of 1902
    collected money from public lands in west and used them for irrigation projects
  22. Dollar Diplomacy
    promoting US foreign policy or control of smaller governments through money
  23. Payne-Aldrich Bill
    reduced the tariff which was considered “the mother of all trusts”

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