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6.3: American Foreign Policy in the 20 th Century Follow along in the student packet: “Content students MUST KNOW to be successful on the GHSGT” (p 113 - 114) Click Here
Reaction to Fight One day at school you notice a huge ring of students jostling and pushing. As you get closer, you hear some of the students yelling “Fight!” Like the rest, you want to see what is happening. Finally finding a vantage point, you see two students threatening one another. One is a good friend; the other is a former friend and current enemy who owes you money. What will you do?
Choose from the following: 1.Turn away and leave because the fight does not concern you and getting involved will only mean trouble. 2.Convince a couple of friends to help you separate the two students before they hurt each other. 3.Get into the fight on your friend’s side and punch out the former friend who owes you money since he deserves it. 4.Punch out both students to show the rest of the school who is the toughest kid on campus.
Which of the following most closely matches your response to the prompt? 1.Turn away and leave 2.Convince friends to break it up 3.Join fight on side of your friend 4.Beat up both 10
Definition of Imperialism Creating large empires by exercising economic and political control over ___________ regions. In other words, being a world _________. weaker bully
Reasons for U.S. Expansion Before 1890, U.S. expansion was focused on Manifest Destiny Expansion after 1890s was different Industrialism Industrialism made Americans want more naval bases & markets in major trade routes Social Darwinism Social Darwinism pressured whites to “civilize” the world through democracy & Christianity
Against what country did the U.S. declare war in 1898? 1. Cuba 2. Spain 3. Philippines 4. France 10
Who did U.S. newspapers blame for the explosion on the USS Maine battleship that began the Spanish-American War? 1. American businessmen 2. The Cubans 3. The Spanish 4. The British 10
Who won the Spanish-American War? 1. The United States 2. Mexico 3. Spain 4. The Philippines 10
How did the U.S. gain control of the land it needed to build the Panama Canal? 1. negotiating with Columbia. 2. buying Panama from Columbia. 3. Winning the Spanish-American War. 4. encouraging a revolution in Panama. 10
The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine said that the United States would protect which part of the world? 1. Europe 2. Africa 3. Latin America 4. Canada 10