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 Which event is an example of unrestricted submarine warfare during World War I? Germans sinking the Lusitania Japan torpedoing Pearl Harbor U.S. attacking German passenger ships British targeting U.S. seaports 2 / 10 What was the significance of the Spanish Flu epidemic during World War I? More soldiers’ died from the flu than in combat The epidemic caused the final German retreat Peasant deaths due to the flu caused Russia to withdraw Americans developed the first flu vaccine 3 / 10 Which war does the list above best describe? World War II World War I Spanish-American War Korean War 4 / 10 Why did the United States Senate choose not to ratify the Treaty of Versailles? It feared being forced into another war if the U.S. joined the League of Nations. President Woodrow Wilson encouraged the Senate not to ratify it. The Treaty did not provide enough opportunities for the U.S. to get involved in world affairs. The U.S. public believed the Treaty did not punish Germany severely enough. 5 / 10 What was the significance of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand? The Axis and Allied Powers fought in World War II. It signaled the end of the monarchy in Austria. The alliances set up for protection caused an incident between Serbia and Austria Hungary to spread. It started the Russian Revolution and communist rule. 6 / 10 Which of the following gave the U.S. ready access to its new territorial acquisitions? Big Stick Policy Panamá Canal Roosevelt Corollary Open Door Policy 7 / 10 What was the significance of the territorial acquisitions of Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico? The U.S. gave people in the territories opportunities for self-government. The new territories created economic hardships for the United States. People in the new territories became citizens with full political rights. The territories provided strategic locations for national defense. 8 / 10 What happened as a result of the Zimmerman Telegram? The U.S. entered World War I on the Allies’ side. Italy promised to join World War I on the side of the Allies Germany promised to back Serbia against Austria. Mexico regained territory it lost in the Mexican-American War. 9 / 10 What was the immediate cause of World War I? The stock market crash across the world The bombing of Pearl Harbor The explosion of the USS Maine The assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand 10 / 10 What was the significance of the Panamá Canal? Latin American nations controlled the canal and restricted U.S. access to the waterway. England violated the Monroe Doctrine when it took over control of the Panamá Canal. The canal put the U.S.in debt and took longer to complete than the Suez Canal. The route connecting two oceans gave the U.S. quicker access to new territorial acquisitions. Your score is Try another 10!