UNIT QUIZ


Part 1: Key Terms
Match the term to the corresponding fact, definition, or quotation.

A.Platt Amendment
B. Progressive Era
C. Gilded Age
D. Monroe Doctrine
E. Social Darwinism
F. Dollar Diplomacy
G."Big Stick" Diplomacy
H. Roosevelt Corollary
I. Yellow Journalism
J. Imperialism


1.While this term originates from an African Proverb, due to its use it has became associated with U.S. imperialism. (G)

2. "It is impossible that the allied powers should extend their political system to any portion of either continent without endangering our peace and happiness; nor can anyone believe that our southern brethren, if left to themselves, would adopt if of their own accord." (D)

3. "Any country whose people conduct themselves well can count upon our hearty friendship. If a nation shows that it knows how to act with reasonable efficiency and decency in social and political matters, if it keeps order and pays its obligations, it need fear no interference from the United States." (H)

4. The stated goal of this term was to secure U.S. investments through trade and investment. (F)

5. This term was coined by Mark Twain and is associated with rapid industrial growth. (C)

6. This virtually made Cuba a U.S. protectorate (A)

7. If I sought to control my classroom with military might or economic dominance, I would be exhibiting the characteristics of this term over my students. (J)

8. While seen by many as an excuse for racism and inequality, proponents of this term argued that competition would produce prosperity and personal liberty at unparalleled levels. (E)

9. This term was characterized by domestic reformers with wide-ranging goals including anti-trust laws. (B)

10. This terms is thought to have had a large effect on the Spanish-American War. (I)


Part 2: Short Answer
Please respond to each question in 3-4 sentences

1.How did Roosevelt's Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine significantly alter U.S. foreign policy and relations with Latin America and Europe?


2. In what ways were the foreign policies of Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft the same? In what ways did they differ?