1. In the early 1900's the United States favored building a canal across Panama because it would

1. Reduce shipping costs on routes linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
2. Help unify the nations of Latin America.
3. Improve U.S. relations with Latin America.
4. End the need for a ‘big stick’ policy

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2. Theodore Roosevelt’s interventionist policy is best illustrated by his

1. Role in ending the Russian-Japanese war.
2. Use of U.S. navy to support a revolt in Panama.
3. Open Door Policy in China.
4. Negotiations with Japan concerning Japanese immigrants.

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3. Which statement best describes Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy toward Latin America in the early 1900's?

1. The United States should reduce its involvement in Latin America.
2. The Monroe Doctrine permits active U.S. intervention in Latin
America.
3. Latin American nations should help themselves achieve political
and economic stability.
4. The United States should give large amounts of financial aid to
the poor of Latin America.

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4. Roosevelt's foreign policy in the Western Hemisphere was based on the belief that

1. the United States can intervene in the Western Hemisphere to
protect political stability and American interests.
2. each nation in the Western Hemisphere is entitled to full respect
for its sovereign rights.
3. the Monroe Doctrine has outlived its usefulness.
4. European nations should be allowed to protect their interests in
the Western Hemisphere.

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5. The Roosevelt Corollary modified the Monroe Doctrine by stating that

1. European nations may increase their trade in Latin America.
2. European nations could renew colonization in the Western hemisphere.
3. the United States may have to intervene in the internal affairs of
Latin America.
4. the United States should establish military bases in Europe.

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