1. Belief in manifest destiny was most similar to later demands for

1. restrictions on immigration.
2. a laissez-faire economic policy.
3. regulation of interstate commerce.
4. imperialistic expansion.

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2. "In our infancy we bordered upon the Atlantic only; our youth carried our boundary to the Gulf of Mexico; today, maturity sees us upon the Pacific. Whether they will it or not, Americans must now begin to look outward."

This statement from the late nineteenth century best reflects a U.S.
foreign policy of

1. imperialism.
2. sectionalism.
3. nativism.
4. neutrality.

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3. U.S. interest in overseas expansion in the late nineteenth century was based mainly on the desire to

1. achieve cultural diversity.
2. attain raw materials and new markets.
3. spread Christianity to Latin America and the Philippines.
4. acquire new lands to ease population pressures at home.

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4. In 1898 William Randolph Hearst stated to a reporter, "You furnish the pictures; Iíll furnish the war." This quotation illustrates the

1. government control over newspaper content.
2. ability of wealthy people to finance military actions.
3. influence of the press on public opinion.
4. desire of the press to limit sensationalism.

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5. Which factor most influenced the U.S. decision to declare war against Spain in 1898?

1. appeals from sugar planters.
2. pressure from large corporations.
3. power of the press.
4. arguments of Cuban rebels.

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