Quiz Me! - Era: U.S. World Power Test your knowledge about the U.S. Becomes a World Power era! 1 / 10 This war hero was named Commander-in-Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I, His troops played a significant role in the battle of Argonne Forest. John J. Pershing Alfred Thayer Mahan Alvin York Vernon Baker 2 / 10 What was the significance of the Open Door Note written by the Secretary of State in 1900? It gave European nations the right to claim territory in the Americas. It gave American businessmen free access to trade in the newly acquired Spanish colonies. 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. 3 / 10 When did the United States acquire the territories of Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico? As a result of Pearl Harbor After the Spanish-American War During World War I After World War II 4 / 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. The territories provided strategic locations for national defense. People in the new territories became citizens with full political rights. 5 / 10 Which of the following gave the U.S. ready access to its new territorial acquisitions? Panamá Canal Open Door Policy Big Stick Policy Roosevelt Corollary 6 / 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. The U.S. public believed the Treaty did not punish Germany severely enough. The Treaty did not provide enough opportunities for the U.S. to get involved in world affairs. President Woodrow Wilson encouraged the Senate not to ratify it. 7 / 10 This republican senator strongly aligned with President Teddy Roosevelt, especially supporting US expansion but often clashed with President Woodrow Wilson notably arguing strongly against the Treaty of Versaille and the League of Nations at the conclusion of World War I. Alvin York Henry Cabot Lodge, Sr. General John J. Pershing Sanford Dole 8 / 10 What happened as a result of the Zimmerman Telegram? Mexico regained territory it lost in the Mexican-American War. Italy promised to join World War I on the side of the Allies The U.S. entered World War I on the Allies’ side. Germany promised to back Serbia against Austria. 9 / 10 Which turning point best completes the timeline above because of U.S. involvement in World War I? Battle of the Marne Battle of Somme Battle of Argonne Forest Battle of Gallipoli 10 / 10 What was the significance of the Panamá Canal? The route connecting two oceans gave the U.S. quicker access to new territorial acquisitions. 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. Latin American nations controlled the canal and restricted U.S. access to the waterway. Your score is Try another 10!