Presentation on theme: "This game is meant to be entertaining and not to be taken seriously"— Presentation transcript:
1Insult Game For a wrong answer you get insulted For a right answer you get applause This game is meant to be entertaining and not to be taken seriously. Any student may choose not to take part , but must pay attention and take notes.
2 What is mercantilism and why did its supporters want to see the US engage in imperialism? A. Mercantilism is the belief that a nation should conquer new territories and establish colonies. Its supporters advocated imperialism because imperialism would guarantee that the US exported more than it imported.B. Mercantilism is the belief that white society has a obligation to civilize “lesser” peoples. It supporters advocated imperialism because they felt that the best way to accomplish this was through conquest.C. Mercantilism is the belief that a nation should build wealth by exporting more than it imports. Its Supporters advocated imperialism because it would allow the US to acquire more resources and become less dependent on foreign nations.D. Mercantilism is the “white man’s burden.” Its supporters advocated imperialism because they wanted to conquer the Philippines.
3Someone who opposed US expansion and involvement in foreign affairs is known as what? A. an imperialistC. an expansionistB. an isolationistD. a mercantilist
4What was yellow journalism? It was journalism aimed at covering the formation of an independent Cuban government.It was journalism aimed at publishing editorials condemning any plans the US might have to annex Cuba.It was journalism aimed at accurately reporting conditions in Cuba in order to educate citizens in the United States and encourage caution before rashly jumping into a war with Spain.It was journalism designed to sell papers by exaggerating the sufferings of the Cuban people under Spanish rule.
5The Platt Amendment is an example of which of the following? efforts by the US to promote and protect its own interests in the western hemisphere and elsewhereefforts by the US to annex additional territories as part of imperialismattempts by the US to aid other countries to establish independent governments following revolutionsattempts by nations in the western hemisphere to exert independence from US influence
6“Speak softly and carry a big stick “Speak softly and carry a big stick..” is associated with the foreign policy of which US president?Theodore RooseveltWoodrow WilsonWilliam TaftWilliam McKinley
7What did Wilson hope to see flourish as a result of his “missionary (moral) diplomacy?” US business interests in Haitifederal protection of citizens in New Mexicodemocracy in the western hemisphereUS investments in Latin America
8dollar diplomacy mercantilism imperialism an open door policy A US Congressman feels strongly that the US must sell more products abroad than it buys from other nations. It is clear that this leader believes in which of the following philosophies?dollar diplomacymercantilismimperialisman open door policy
9Commodore George Dewey A US Senator in the 1890’s believes that the United States must build more battleships than any other nation. There is a good chance that this leader has been strongly impacted by the writing of which person?Alfred T. MahanJosiah StrongRudyard KiplingCommodore George Dewey