GAME NAME:

AMERICA'S IMPERIALISM

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AMERICA'S IMPERIALISM

AMERICA

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HAWAII

HAWAII

ATTENTION TO FOREIGN

AFFAIRS

ATTNTN TO

FRGN

AFFAIRS

CHINA

CHINA

PRESIDENT'S PLANS

PRESDT

PLANS

CAUSES OF THE

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

CAUSES

OF SP- AM

WAR

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Response 1

WE GAIN THIS ISLAND NATION

FROM SPAIN AND IT IS STILL AN

AMERICAN TERRITORY

GUAM

FIRST AMERICANS IN HAWAII

MISSIONARIES

AMERICA WANTED TO

ESTABLISH TRADE WITH

OTHER COUNTRIES TO GET RID

OF THESE GOODS

SURPLUS

THE 1882 ACT THAT SEVERLY

RESTRICTED CHINESE

IMMIGRATION TO THE U.S.

CHINESE EXCLUSION

ACT

NICKNAME GIVEN TO TEDDY

ROOSEVELT'S FOREIGN POLICY

OF USING FORCE

"BIG STICK POLICY"

AMERICA HAD SYMPATHY FOR

THE CUBAN REBELS THAT WER

BEING PLACED IN THESE

CONDITIONS

CONCENTRATION CAMPS

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400 POINTS


Response 2

THIS ISLAND NATION IS

EVENTUALLY MADE A

COMMONWEALTH BUT HAS

REJECTED STATEHOOD THREE

TIMES

PUERTO RICO

THE REASON HAWAIIAN

PLANTERS HAD A HUGE

ADVANTAGE IN THE SUGAR

TRADE PRIOR TO 1890

NO TARIFFS ON SUGAR

OR EXEMPT FROM

IT IS OUR DUTY TO ADVANCE

AND CIVILIZE THE

"BACKWARDS" NATIONS OF

THE WORLD

SOCIAL DARWINISM

AMERICA'S TRADING RIGHTS IN

CHINA WERE RESTRICTED DUE

TO SPHERES OF INFLUENCE, SO

JOHN HAY PROPOSED THIS

POLICY

OPEN DOOR

NICKNAME GIVEN TO TAFT'S

FOREIGN POLICY OF TRADE

AND FOREIGN INVESTMENT

"DOLLAR DIPLOMACY"

THE STORIES OF "THE

BUTCHER'S" ATROCITIES MAY

HAVE BEEN EXAGERRATED BY

THESE AMERICAN

JOURNALISTS

YELLOW JOURNALISTS

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600 POINTS


Response 3

THE AMERICAN MILITARY

STAYED IN CUBA FOR THREE

YEARS.  NAME TWO GOOD

THINGS WE DID ON THE ISLAND

BUILT ROADS,

HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, &

THE REASON THE U.S.

ANNEXED HAWAII IN 1898

STRATEGIC LOCATION

FOR A NAVAL BASE

THIS AREA OF THE U.S. WAS

SETTLED, SO WE NEEDED

OTHER LANDS TO KEEP US

BUSY

WEST

THE OPEN DOOR POLICY WAS

PUT INTO EFFECT BY THE U.S.,

ALTHOUGH ONLY THIS NATION

REACTED FAVORABLY TO IT

BRITAIN

PROMOTE DEDMOCRACY AND

SPREAD CHRISTIANITY WERE

THE FOUNDATIONS OF

WILSON'S FOREIGN POLICY

"MISSIONARY

DIPLOMACY"

THIS LETTER WRITTEN BY THE

SPANISH MINISTER TO THE U.S.

CRITICIZED PRESIDENT

MCKINLEY AND CALLED HIM

WEAK

DE LOME

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Response 4

WE END UP FIGHTING REBELS IN

THIS COUNTRY WHEN WE

MAKE THE HUGE MISTAKE OF

STAYING THERE

THE PHILIPPINES

THE MCKINLEY TARIFF WAS

STARTED IN 1890 AND THIS IS

WHAT AMERICAN PLANTATION

OWNERS WANTED TO GET

AROUND THE TARIFF

AMERICA TO ANNEX

HAWAII

WE MUST KEEP UP WITH THE

EUROPEAN NATIONS BECAUSE

THEY WERE DIVIDING UP THESE

TWO CONTINENTS

ASIA AND AFRICA

A GROUP OF CHINESE

NATIONALISTS KILLED

NUMEROUS FOREIGNERS IN

THIS EVENT

THE BOXER REBELLION

WILSON'S PLAN WAS TESTED IN

MEXICO WHEN HE SENT

TROOPS TO CAPTURE THIS

MEXICAN REBEL

PANCHO VILLA

THE MAINE, AN AMERICAN SHIP,

EXPLODED IN HAVANNA

HARBOR LEADING TO THIS

AMERICAN SLOGAN FOR WAR

"REMEMBER THE MAINE"

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Response 5

CUBA AND THE PHILIPPINES

ARE BOTH GIVEN THEIR

INDEPENDENCE WHEN THEY

PASS THESE

CONSTITUTIONS

SANFORD B. DOLE, LEADER OF

THE AMERICAN PLANTERS, AND

THE U.S. MARINES HELPED

DEPOSE THIS HAWAIIAN

LEADER

QUEEN LILUIOKALANI

CAPTAIN MAHAN'S BOOK, THE

INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER

UPON HISTORY, HAD MADE

AMERICA PUT MORE EPHASIS

ON THIS

NAVY OR MILITARY

AMERICA SENT MISSIONARIES

TO CHINA AND CHINA SENT

IMMIGRANTS TO THE U.S. FOR

THIS PURPOSE

LABOR SOURCE

ALL THREE OF THE

PRESIDENT'S PLANS WERE

USED IN LATIN AMERICA,

BECAUSE  MANY NATIONS

FAILED TO PAY THIS BACK TO

EUROPE

DEBTS OR LOANS

THE CAUSE OF THE MAINE'S

EXPLOSION

WE DON'T KNOW FOR

SURE

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WILLIAM RANDOLPHHEARST AND JOSEPH

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AMERICA'S IMPERIALISM

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PRO/ANTI IMPERIALISM

PRO/ANT

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THE MONROE DOCTRINE

THE

MONROE

DOCTRNE

TERMS

TERMS

THE SPANISH- AMERICAN WAR

THE SP-

AM WAR

THE PANAMA CANAL

PANAMA

CANAL

JAPNESE-U.S. RELATIONS

JAPAN-

US. REL-

ATIONS

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Response 1

PRO-IMPERIALISTS ARGUMENT

IN WHICH PEARL HARBOR

WOULD BE AN EXAMPLE

NAVAL BASE OR

MILITARY BASE

THIS AREA IS CLOSED TO

EUROPEAN COLONIZATION

WESTERN HEMISPHERE

THE POLICY OF EXTENDING

THE DOMINATION OF ONE

COUNTRY OVER ANOTHER

IMPERIALISM

THE WAR WAS FOUGHT IN

THREE COUNTRIES. NAME AT

LEAST TWO OF THEM

CUBA, PUERTO RICO,

OR THE PHILIPPINES

THE OTHER CENTRAL

AMERICAN COUNTRY THE U.S.

DISCUSSED BUILDING A CANAL

IN

NICARAGUA

JAPAN GOES TO WAR WITH

THIS NATION OVER THE

CONTROL OF MANCHURIA

RUSSIA

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Response 2

ANTI-IMPERIALIST ARGUMENT

IN WHICH PEOPLE GOVERN

THEMSELVES

INDEPENDENCE

THE U.S. WILL RESPECT ALL OF

EUROPE'S CURRENT ONES OF

THESE

COLONIES

AN INDEPENDENT STATE THAT

IS INFLUENCED BY OUTSIDE

COUNTRIES

PROTECTORATE

AMERICA TOOK THE

PHILIPPINES WITH THE HELP OF

FILIPINO REBELS LED BY THIS

MAN

EMILIO AGUINALDO

THE COUNTRY THAT OWNED

THE LAND IN WHICH WE

PLANNED TO BUILD THE CANAL

COLOMBIA

A SEPARATE SCHOOL FOR

ORIENTALS WAS THE PLAN IN

THIS AMERICAN CITY

SAN FRANCISCO

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Response 3

PRO-IMPERIALIST ARGUMENT

WHICH INCLUDES TRADE,

INVESTMENT, AND NATURAL

RESOURCES

ECONOMIC

OPPORTUNITIES

ANY EUROPEAN POWER IN THE

WESTERN HEMISPHERE WILL

BE VIEWED AS THIS TO THE

U.S.

THREAT

AREAS IN WHICH A NATION

HAS SOLE RIGHTS TO TRADE IN

CHINA

SPHERES OF INFLUENCE

THE TOUGHEST BATTLE OF

THE WAR IN CUBA AND

INVOLVED TEDDY

ROOSEVELT'S "ROUGH RIDERS"

SAN JUAN HILL

A REBELLION BY THIS NATION

AGAINST COLOMBIA ALLOWED

AMERICA TO GET THE CANAL

BUILT

PANAMA

AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE

TWO NATIONS THAT GREATLY

RESTRICTED JAPANESE

IMMIGRATION TO THE U.S.

GENTLEMAN'S

AGREEMENT

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Response 4

ANTI-IMPERIALIST ARGUMENT

THAT INCLUDES KEEPING A

MILITARY PRESENCE AND

CIVILIZING OTHERS

EXPENSIVE

THE U.S. PROMISED NOT TO

INTERFERE WITH THE INTERNAL

AFFAIRS OF THIS CONTINENT

EUROPE

A TREATY BETWEEN GREAT

BRITAIN AND THE U.S. IN 1850

THAT STATED ANY CANAL

BUILT WOULD BE POLITICALLY

NEUTRAL

CLAYTON-BULWAR

TREATY

AMERICA SUFFERED OVER

5,000 FATALITIES IN THE WAR

DUE TO THIS

DISEASE

THE COUNTRY THAT FAILED IN

THEIR ATTEMPT TO BUILD A

CANAL AND SOLD THEIR

RIGHTS TO US

FRANCE

REASON JAPAN WAS UPSET

WITH AMERICA ABOUT THE

TREATY THAT ENDED THE

RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR

WE FAVORED RUSSIA

AND JAPAN GOT A BAD

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

PRO-IMPERIALIST ARGUMENT

BASED ON EUROPE'S

EXPANSION AROUND THE

WORLD

OTHER COUNTRIES WILL

TAKE THEM IF WE DON'T

AN EXTENSION TO THE

MONROE DOCTRINE BY TEDDY

ROOSEVELT, THE ROOSEVELT

COROLLARY, STATED THE U.S.

WOULD USE THIS TO KEEP

STABILITY IN LATIN

FORCE

A TREATY BETWEEN GREAT

BRITAIN AND THE U.S. THAT

GAVE THE U.S THE SOLE RIGHT

TO BUILD A CANAL IN 1901

HAY-PAUNCEFOTE

TREATY

CUBA GOT THEIR

INDEPENDENCE, THE U.S GOT

GUAM AND PUERTO RICO, AND

SPAIN SOLD THE PHILIPPINES

TO THE U.S FOR $20 MILLION

PARIS PEACE TREATY

MAIN REASON FOR BUILDING

THE CANAL

CUT TRAVELTIME

BETWEEN THE ATLANTIC

THE U.S. SENT THESE 16 NEW

SHIPS PAINTED WHITE AROUND

THE WORLD TO SCARE JAPAN

THE GREAT WHITE

FLEET

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FAMOUS MEN  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

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NAME ONE OF THE TWO NEWYORK NEWSPAPER OWNERSTHAT RELIED ON YELLOWJOURNALISM   

 Response:   

WILLIAM RANDOLPHHEARST AND JOSEPH

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