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1.

European nations colonized Africa in the late 1800s because of its

 

(A)

military location

 

(B)

economic strength

 

(C)

proximity to Europe

 

(D)

resources and markets

  

2.

All these characterized American imperialism EXCEPT

 

(A)

respect for different cultures

 

(B)

belief in racial superiority

 

(C)

economic opportunities

 

(D)

global military sites

  

3.

American support for the Cuban revolt peaked with news of

 

(A)

poisoned wells and murdered children

 

(B)

Cubans in concentration camps

 

(C)

the Enrique Dupuy de LŮme letter

 

(D)

the U.S.S. Maine explosion

  

4.

American imperialism in the Philippines is most similar to

 

(A)

British imperialism in the U.S.

 

(B)

American imperialism in Cuba

 

(C)

Spanish imperialism in Cuba

 

(D)

Spanish imperialism in Puerto Rico

  

5.

Roosevelt's policy of 'speaking softly and carrying a big stick' enabled the U.S. to

 

(A)

build a large navy

 

(B)

become a world power

 

(C)

gain control over Korea

 

(D)

make loans to Nicaragua

  
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