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What was the GREATEST impact of the Panama Canal?
a) The economic power of the United States was greatly strengthened.
b) Spain went to war with the United States to gain control of the Canal.
c) It tremendously reduced the travel time between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
d) Revolutionaries in Panama began a decades-long uprising to drive out the United States.

Which campaign promise MOST directly influenced FDR's election?
a) end the era of Prohibition.
b) start the era of Prohibition.
c) have Congress fund bottling plants.
d) build more breweries in the United States.

Which event surrounding World War I had the GREATEST impact on Americans?
a) Germany attacking Belgium
b) the sinking of the Lusitania
c) Germany's boycott of imported goods
d) the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Commodore George Dewey is best known for his overwhelming success in the taking of Manila Bay in which war?
a) Korean War
b) World War II
c) The Boxer Rebellion
d) Spanish American War

The United States' acquisition of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii are all examples of late-nineteenth century
a) imperialism
b) isolation
c) populism
d) progressivism

The Roosevelt Corollary, issued in 1904, was a revision to what earlier statement of U.S. foreign policy?
a) the Madison Treaty
b) the Monroe Doctrine
c) the Open Door Policy
d) the Kellogg-Briand Pact

Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico came under the control of the US following what conflict?
a) Mexican War
b) World War I
c) War of 1812
d) Spanish American War

The Rough Riders were a group of soldiers that fought in the famed Battle of San Juan Hill against what country?
a) Italy
b) Spain
c) Mexico
d) North Korea

Which country was an ally of the United States during World War I?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Spain
d) Sweden

When World War I began, the official United States policy was
a) to enter on the side of the Allied Powers.
b) to enter on the side of the Central Powers.
c) to remain militarily and politically neutral.
d) to support the Central Powers by providing war materials.

Which of these caused the United States to become involved in World War I?
a) the German invasion of Poland
b) repeated violation of treaties by Japan
c) enemy bombing of American military bases
d) threats to American security made by Germany

The creation of Prohibition had the unintentional effect of
a) increasing the popularity of television and motion pictures.
b) causing increased popularity of radical groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.
c) causing people to turn to ‘harder’ drugs such as heroin and cocaine.
d) creating a network of organized crime that illegally supplied people with alcohol.

The yellow press called for war after the sinking of the Maine. This contributed to public support for
a) World War I.
b) World War II.
c) Spanish-American War.
d) Woodrow Wilson’s election in 1912.

Which was a major cause for the entry of the U.S. into World War I?
a) Germany's invasion of Belgium
b) the desire to collect reparations
c) Russia's decision to leave the war
d) Germany's decision to resume unrestricted submarine warfare

The Prohibition Era in the United States is generally associated with a ban on
a) alcohol
b) communism
c) free speech
d) immigration

The MOST important result of the Spanish American War was that it
a) spread democracy to Latin America
b) secured a safe source of raw materials for US industry
c) guaranteed the independence of Mexico from Spanish control
d) set up a colonial empire for the US and set the US on the road to empire.

The Red Scare following World War I was caused primarily by
a) the influenza outbreak
b) fear of airborne diseases
c) the actions of Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy
d) fear of communist infiltration of the United States

The Open Door policy stated that all European nations as well as the United States could do what with China?
a) trade
b) be at war
c) communicate
d) operate mines

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