Unit 8 Lesson 55 - Taft and Wilson
  • 1. William Howard Taft was easily elected in what year?
  • 2. A majority of Americans believed that he would continue the popular Republican policies laid out by who?
A) President Truman
B) President Lincoln
C) President Roosevelt
D) President Regan
  • 3. Many people were critical of Taft’s plan and his critics denounced this strategy as what?
  • 4. Taft, like many people of the era, believed that whoever controlled the _____ also controlled the economy.
  • 5. Taft persevered in his efforts to gain influence in ____ and in 1912 the U.S. and five other nations offered it a huge loan.
  • 6. n 1912, a group of 2,500 _____ landed in Nicaragua to suppress a rebellion, and they remained for 13 years due to continued instability.
  • 7. Taft encouraged investors to spend money in ______ ________ countries such as Honduras and Haiti.
  • 8. In 1909, Secretary of State Philander C. Knox offered the _______ and _____ a deal.
A) Chinese and Japanese
B) Russian and Chinese
C) Japanese and Russians
  • 9. The U.S. adopted a policy of “non-colonial imperial expansion” in an attempt to bring stability and order to the region. Essentially, this unilateral policy enabled the U.S. to:
A) intervene in any situation it wanted
B) intervene in the region without actually taking control of any of these countries
C) be limiting and contrary to American interests
  • 10. In 1912, within one week of taking office, ________ ______ removed governmental support for American businesses operating in the Caribbean and China.
A) Theodore Roosevelt
B) William Howard Taft
C) Woodrow Wilson
  • 11. President Wilson’s foreign policy has sometimes been called:
A) big stick diplomacy
B) moral diplomacy
C) dollar diplomacy
  • 12. Ironically, regardless of his sincere intentions to halt the spread of imperialism, Wilson intervened in Latin American affairs more than any other president.
A) False
B) True
  • 13. he Latin American country most important to the well-being of the U.S. was its neighbor to the south, ____
  • 14. Who said, that he would “…teach the South American republics to elect good men,” and in 1914 the U.S. began supplying weapons to Huerta’s rivals. Venustiano Carranza and Francisco “Pancho” Villa, were the leaders of a rebel army created to unseat Huerta.
A) Woodrow Wilson
B) Theodore Roosevelt
C) William Howard Taft
  • 15. Who were so-called “ABC Powers”?
A) America, Britian, and China
B) America, Brazil, Chile
C) Argentina, Britian, China
D) Argentina, Brazil, and Chile
Students who took this test also took :

Created with That Quiz — where a math practice test is always one click away.