U.s. History Survey

Discipline: History

Type of Paper: Question-Answer

Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 275


During the 1800s, America only became involved in European affairs
when the affairs directly affected the United States.

The Alaskan Purchase was negotiated with what country?  Russia

European countries were forbidden to interfere in North and South America as a result of the    Monroe Doctrine

The major cause of the Spanish-American War was for what country's independence from Spain?     Cuba

Pancho Villa    bandit who killed settlers in New Mexico

General Leonard Wood
headed up the project of ridding Cuba of the yellow fever-carrying mosquitoes

Spanish-American War   Cuban independence

a proposition following so obviously from another that it requires little or no proof
Big Stick Policy policy of soft talk but an efficient navy to keep the terms of Monroe Doctrine
a policy of noninvolvement in world affairs

After the Spanish-American War, the United States helped Cuba:
restore order, rebuild the country, get rid of yellow fever, set up a republican government

Cuba allowed the United States to:
set up a naval base, intervene to preserve its independence, intervene to maintain government

In the peace treaty after the Spanish-American War, the United States received possession of:
Guam, the Phillippinnes, Puerto Rico 

United States forces intervened in Latin American governments when:
Germany threatened to invade, Mexicans revolted against their government, Pancho Villa fled to Mexico

Boxer Rebellion  chinese goal of trying to rid their homeland of all foreigners

Open Door Policy   international policy giving all countries equal trading rights with China

Japanese-American Treaty
negotiated by Perry

Panama Canal  helped increase U.S. trade with Central and South America

Gorgas  in charge of making Panama safe for canal workers

Theodore Roosevelt  led the U.S. out of the philosophy of isolationism into world leader status

Return of $12 million to China  acted as a healing balm; strengthened the world position of the U.S.

Goethals   in charge of the Panama Canal construction

Square Deals  policy stating that labor, big business, and the common man should be given an equal deal

Panama successfully revolted against? when?
Colombia; Colombia refused America's offer for the canal's construction.

The two major difficulties faced by the Panama Canal project were:   construction problems, yellow fever

Four ways the United States changed after the end of the Spanish-American War were:  responsibility increased, navy build up, agriculture increase, involvement in national affairs increased