Quiz Me! - Events: U.S. as a World Power Test your knowledge about events in the U.S. Becomes a World Power era! 1 / 10 How did President Woodrow Wilson influence the Paris Peace Conference? He discouraged freedom of the seas and equal access to trade. He encouraged countries to build up their military arsenals for protection. He insisted Germany be punished harshly for its role in WWI. He persuaded the Allies to include a League of Nations in the Treaty. 2 / 10 Which war used the new technology and strategies described above? World War I Spanish American War World War II Korean War 3 / 10 What happened as a result of the Zimmerman Telegram? The U.S. entered World War I on the Allies’ side. Germany promised to back Serbia against Austria. Italy promised to join World War I on the side of the Allies Mexico regained territory it lost in the Mexican-American War. 4 / 10 Who was responsible for writing the Open Door Note that gave the United States equal trading access in China? President William Howard Taft Secretary of State William Seward President Theodore Roosevelt Secretary of State John Hay 5 / 10 Which statement best describes the significance of World War I? It was the first foreign war to be fought on American soil. The war established the United States and the Soviet Union as competing superpowers. New weapons and strategies caused a tremendous loss of life and massive environmental damage. The U.S. made substantial overseas territorial acquisitions after winning the war. 6 / 10 What was the significance of the Open Door Note written by the Secretary of State in 1900? It gave all nations equal access to trade in China, including the United States. It opened up immigration to the United States from China and Japan at the end of the 19th century. It gave American businessmen free access to trade in the newly acquired Spanish colonies. It gave European nations the right to claim territory in the Americas. 7 / 10 What was the significance of the territorial acquisitions of Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico? The territories provided strategic locations for national defense. The new territories created economic hardships for the United States. People in the new territories became citizens with full political rights. The U.S. gave people in the territories opportunities for self-government. 8 / 10 What specific event drew the Americans into World War I? The Open Door Note Sinking of the Lusitania Zimmerman Telegram Pearl Harbor 9 / 10 Which turning point best completes the timeline above because of U.S. involvement in World War I? Battle of Argonne Forest Battle of Somme Battle of Gallipoli Battle of the Marne 10 / 10 How did American foreign policy change as a result of the Spanish-American War? America asserted its position in world affairs after decisively defeating Spain in a quick victory. Americans became involved in uncovering human rights abuses abroad. Government leaders asked Americans to withdraw their foreign investments to avoid entanglements with foreign countries.. President Roosevelt expanded the Monroe Doctrine to declare the United States the international police in the Western hemisphere. Your score is Try another 10!