Expanding Borders – Emergence of the Modern United States: Imperialism Unit
A. might have to force other countries to be free.
B. might have to go to war over distant territories.
C. should force other countries to adopt its culture.
D. should force other countries to fight in US wars.
C. cool and dry
D. warm and dry
A. an independent nation.
B. a part of Spain.
C. a part of Colombia.
D. a territory of the United States.
A. Frequent rains caused rivers to flood.
B. Engineering plans did not work.
C. Workers went on strike to get extra pay.
D. Congress did not provide enough money.
A. Fewer workers got sick from malaria and yellow fever.
B. Radios helped workers stay in touch with their families.
C. Better nutrition led to more work being done by laborers.
D. Airplanes were able to deliver supplies more quickly.
The rebels promised to provide laborers to help the United States build the Panama Canal.
Colombia threatened to attack US workers if they began work on a canal.
Colombia had raised the price for the rights to build the Panama Canal.
The rebels promised to allow freedom of religion in Panama.
The United States already had interests in its expansion areas.
The United States had no plans to overthrow existing governments.
The United States believed expansion would benefit other countries, not exploit them.
The United States believed it deserved more territory as a democratic, Christian nation.
Roosevelt did not want the Dominican Republic to attack the United States.
Roosevelt did not want American businesses to lose money if a revolution occurred.
Roosevelt was concerned European countries would take action if the Dominican Republic failed to pay its debts.
Roosevelt wanted to build military bases in the Dominican Republic to protect the Panama Canal.