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The cruise of the Great White Fleet showed that
a) the Atlantic could be crossed safely.
b) Great Britain was a second-rate power.
c) Taft’s foreign policy worked.
d) the United States was a naval power.

To others, foreign lands were new frontiers that would help Americans
a) keep their competitive edge.
b) develop new farming technology.
c) maintain their independence.
d) find more sources of gold and silver.

Anti-imperialists also objected to the
a) independence of the Philippines.
b) introduction of democracy to new lands.
c) costs of expansion.
d) sale of American goods abroad.

Taft’s approach to foreign affairs was undermined by
a) local revolutionary movements in Latin America.
b) European intervention in Latin America.
c) a depressed economy.
d) Russian imperialism.

Some anti-imperialists feared the existence of
a) foreign markets.
b) different races in the United States.
c) large standing armies.
d) a new frontier.

Anti-imperialists argued that imperialism rejected the principle of
a) liberty for all.
b) universal suffrage.
c) manifest destiny.
d) religious freedom.

President Taft was known for a foreign policy based on
a) military intervention.
b) economic investment.
c) land concessions.
d) humanitarian projects.

Both Roosevelt and Taft wanted to maintain
a) French control of Panama.
b) an “open door” to trade with Asia.
c) an aggressive foreign policy.
d) an American army in Santo Domingo.

Among Latin Americans, United States actions related to the Panama Canal created
a) hope for a prosperous future.
b) ill will toward the United States.
c) calls for Roosevelt’s impeachment.
d) a long-lasting economic crisis.

People in foreign lands turned against the United States when it
a) closed its doors to immigrants.
b) refused to sell manufactured goods.
c) supported unpopular governments.
d) insisted on “liberty for all.”

In China, the United States competed with other nations for
a) Chinese manufactured goods.
b) Asian trade routes.
c) access to Chinese consumers.
d) territory.

The United States annexed Hawaii because
a) Queen Liliuokalani executed several foreign merchants.
b) the United States needed naval stations in the Pacific.
c) Hawaiians requested American protection.
d) the Boxers started a rebellion.

As a result of the peace treaty with Spain, the United States gained
a) Honduras, Colombia, and Cuba.
b) the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
c) Mexico, Venezuela, and Chile.
d) Samoa, the Philippines, and Hawaii.

The first action of the Spanish-American War took place in
a) the Philippines.
b) the Gulf of Mexico.
c) the harbor at Santiago, Cuba.
d) Puerto Rico.

Americans sided with the Cuban rebels against Spain as a result of
a) the charge up San Juan Hill.
b) the Platt Amendment.
c) the Treaty of Paris.
d) yellow journalism.

American business leaders favored expansion in order to
a) establish an empire throughout the world.
b) solve the economic problem of overproduction.
c) establish military equality with European nations.
d) stop Russian expansion into Alaska.

The banana republics of Central America were
a) controlled by American business interests.
b) annexed by the United States in 1867.
c) popular with American tourists.
d) invaded by several European nations in the late 1800s.

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