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25Q
Why was Theodore Roosevelt happy about 'Congress's decision to declare war against Spain?
25A
1. Roosevelt had been setting up the navy because he was the assistant scretary of the Navy and he wanted to show how powerful the United State was.
2. because he was always thought of as a "sickly and timid boy" as a child, he wanted to prove that he was brave. He wanted people to look up to him.
4Q
Why did the United States go to war with Spain?
4A
to free Cuba
21Q
What is the name of a detailed report on a person, an issue or an event called?
21A
a feataure article
5Q
Who did the United States purchased Alaska from?
5A
Russia
22Q
If you wanted to buy a used bicycle, in what part of the newspaper would you look?
22A
the classified ads
9Q.
How did Henry Ford reduce the amount of time needed to build a car?
9A
by setting up an assembly line
20Q
Congress voted to make Hawaii an American territory after ---.
20A
American planters took over the Hawaiian government
10Q.
What event caused Congress to declare war against Spain?
10A
the sinking of the American battleship Maine
23Q
What is the "dateline" of an article?
23A
It is were the story takes place.
11Q.
What landforms are found in both Alaska and Hawaii?
11A
volcanoes
24Q
How did Prsident Roosevelt help to protect our country's natural resources?
24A
1. educated the public on conservation and not to be wasteful of natural resources
2. set up national forests which only allow a certain number of trees to be cut down.
3. set up national parks so people could enjoy the beauty of the wilderness
4. set up wildlife refuges were hunting is not allowed
3.
3Q
The right to vote is called
---.
3A
suffrage
19Q
Who was the U.S. naval commander who became a national hero after the battle of Manlia Bay?
19A
George Dewey
2Q
The protection and wise use of land and resources is called ---.
2A
conservation
18Q
The treaty ending the Spanish-American War made Cuba ---.
18A
an independent country
1Q.
Who were the volunteers who fought in Cuba under the command of Theodore Roosevelt?
1A
The Rough Riders
17Q
What was special about Henry Ford's Model T?
17A
many people could afford it
6Q
What did President Roosevelt estabilsih to help protect wildlife and preserve natural resources?
6A
national parks
14Q
What did the United States gain because they won the Spanish-American War?
14A
an empire of colonies
8Q
What did the nineteenth amendment do?
8A
gave women the rights to vote
26Q
What role did newspapers play in the start of the Spanish-American War?
26A
1. The newspapers published articles that said that America should go to war.
2. Newspapers used headlines that caught people's attention.
3. Newspapers convinced people that Spain was cruel to people in Cuba. So when the Maine was blown up people were against Spain even though there weren't enough facts to say that Spain actually did blow up the Maine.
4. The slogan "Remember the Maine" was a catch phrase that could be heard in Congress when they declared war against Spain.
7Q
Why did President Roosevelt send warhips to Panama in 1903?
7A
to help Panama gain its independence
15Q
Who built the first airplane?
15A
Wilbur and Orville Wright
12Q.
Where was the first battle of the Spanish-American War fought?
12A
the Philippines
16Q
Who did Prisident Roosevelt support during the miners' strike of 1902?
16A
the miners' demands
13Q
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Panama was part of ---.
13A
Colombia