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Title: American Imperialism and World War I


1
American Imperialism and World War I
2
Define Isolationism.
  • The United States should stay out of world
    affairs.

3
What set precedent for Isolationism?
  • Washingtons Farewell Address

4
What was the basis of U.S. foreign policy from
President Washington until World War I?
  • Isolationism

5
Define the Monroe Doctrine.
  • The U.S. policy that European countries should
    stay out of the affairs of the Western Hemisphere.

6
Define imperialism.
  • One country gaining political or economic control
    over another country

7
What was the Open Door Policy?
  • All nations would have equal trading rights in
    China

8
What president is known for the Open Door policy?
  • William McKinley

9
What Secretary of State is known for the Open
Door Policy?
  • John Hay

10
What does the Secretary of State do?
  • Handles foreign affairs for the President

11
Who was the last native ruler of Hawaii?
  • Queen Liluokalani

12
Who fought in the Spanish-American War?
  • United States
  • Spain

13
What country controlled Cuba before the
Spanish-American War?
  • Spain

14
Who won the Spanish-American War?
  • The United States

15
What territory did the U.S. get in the
Spanish-American War?
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Guam

16
At the end of the Spanish-American War in what
country did the U.S. say it could intervene
militarily?
  • Cuba

17
From what country did Panama gain independence?
  • Columbia

18
Who was president when the Panama Canal was built?
  • Theodore Roosevelt

19
What did the Panama Canal do?
  • Provided a short-cut between the Atlantic and
    Pacific Oceans

20
What type of imperialism was advanced by the
Panama Canal?
  • Economic Imperialism

21
What president was known for Dollar Diplomacy?
  • William Howard Taft

22
What was Dollar Diplomacy?
  • U.S. business would invest in Latin America
  • If necessary, U.S. would intervene militarily in
    Latin America

23
Name 3 examples of American economic imperialism.
  • Open Door Policy
  • Dollar Diplomacy
  • Panama Canal

24
Who were the Central Powers in World War I?
  • Germany
  • Austria-Hungary
  • Ottoman Empire

25
What modern nation was known as the Ottoman
Empire during World War I?
  • Turkey

26
Who were the Allies in World War I?
  • Great Britain
  • France
  • Russia

27
What countrys military tipped the balance of
World War I and led to Germanys defeat?
  • The United States

28
What official is the nations chief diplomat?
  • The President, assisted by the Secretary of State

29
Who developed the Fourteen Points?
  • Woodrow Wilson

30
What were the 3 key ideas of the Fourteen Points?
  • National self-determination
  • Freedom of the seas
  • League of Nations

31
What treaty ended World War I?
  • The Versailles Treaty

32
What is national self-determination?
  • The idea that each national group should be in
    charge of its own destiny

33
What is freedom of the seas?
  • Ships can sail in international waters without
    threat of attack

34
What was the League of Nations?
  • An organization of nations started at the end of
    World War I to maintain peace

35
What was a mandate?
  • A region governed by another country until it is
    ready for independence

36
What two countries were British Mandates after
World War I?
  • Palestine
  • Iraq

37
What country was a French mandate after World War
I?
  • Syria

38
Did the Senate ratify the Versailles Treaty?
  • NO.

39
Which political party was responsible for
defeating the Versailles Treaty in the Senate?
  • The Republican Party

40
What legislative body ratifies treaties?
  • United States Senate

41
What vote is needed in the Senate to ratify a
treaty?
  • 2/3

42
Did the United States join the League of Nations?
  • NO

43
What is internationalism?
  • The opposite of isolationism
  • Heavy involvement in foreign affairs

44
Except during the 1930s, what has been the basis
of U.S. foreign policy from World War I to the
Present?
  • Internationalism
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