Quiz Me! - Era: U.S. World Power Test your knowledge about the U.S. Becomes a World Power era! 1 / 10 Which war does the list above best describe? World War II Spanish-American War Korean War World War I 2 / 10 What was the significance of the sinking of the Lusitania? It was the event that triggered the alliance system and started World War I. The US immediately declared war on Germany as a result of the large number of Americans killed. The British retaliated by sinking a German passenger ship they believed was carrying weapons. American opposition to the Germans grew because of their use of unrestricted submarine warfare. 3 / 10 This soldier became well known for his performance in the Battle of Argonne Forest where he successfully captured 132 prisoners on his own. Glenn Curtiss W.E.B. DuBois Alvin York Vernon Baker 4 / 10 What specific event drew the Americans into World War I? Zimmerman Telegram Pearl Harbor The Open Door Note Sinking of the Lusitania 5 / 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 Mexico regained territory it lost in the Mexican-American War. Germany promised to back Serbia against Austria. 6 / 10 Alfred Thayer Mahan, admiral, noted naval historian, and President of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, was educated at United States Naval Academy United States Military Academy United States Merchant Marine Academy The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina 7 / 10 Which turning point best completes the timeline above because of U.S. involvement in World War I? Battle of Argonne Forest Battle of the Marne Battle of Gallipoli Battle of Somme 8 / 10 This future World War I general gained his military experience fighting in the Indian wars, with the Buffalo Soldiers, in Cuba during the Spanish-American War, and in Mexico searching for Pancho Villa. Henry Cabot Lodge, Sr. Theodore Roosevelt John J. Pershing Alfred Thayer Mahan 9 / 10 Following the overthrow of the monarch of the kingdom of Hawaii, this notable person was named President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Hawaii. John Dole Sanford Dole Henry Cabot Lodge, Sr. General John J. Pershing 10 / 10 The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Schenck v. United States established that freedom of speech can be restricted in wartime the protection of hate speech the protection of symbolic speech that the content of speech can never be restricted Your score is Try another 10!