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Use the following to answer questions : A)The idea that the United States has a unique destiny to foster democracy and civilization on the world stage. B)An amendment to the 1898 U.S.declaration of war against Spain disclaiming any intention by the United States to occupy Cuba.The amendment assured the public that the United States would uphold democracy abroad as well as at home. C)A set of Supreme Court rulings in 1901 that declared that the U.S.Constitution did not automatically extend citizenship to people in acquired territories;only Congress could decide whether to grant citizenship. D)A 1902 amendment to the Cuban constitution that blocked Cuba from making a treaty with any country except the United States and gave the United States the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.The amendment was a condition for U.S.withdrawal from the newly independent island. E)A claim put forth by U.S.Secretary of State John Hay that all nations seeking to do business in China should have equal trade access. F)A 1908 agreement between the United States and Japan confirming principles of free oceanic commerce and recognizing Japan's authority over Manchuria. G)A canal across the Isthmus of Panama connecting trade between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.Built by the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers and opened in 1914,the canal gave U.S.naval vessels quick access to the Pacific and provided the United States with a commanding position in the Western Hemisphere. H)The 1904 assertion by President Theodore Roosevelt that the United States would act as a "policeman" in the Caribbean region and intervene in the affairs of nations that were guilty of "wrongdoing or impotence" in order to protect U.S.interests in Latin America. I)A 1917 intercepted dispatch in which German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmerman urged Mexico to join the Central Powers and promised that if the United States entered the war,Germany would help Mexico recover Texas,New Mexico,and Arizona.Published by American newspapers,the telegram outraged the American public and helped precipitate the move toward U.S.entry in the war on the Allied side. J)A federal board established in July 1917 to direct military production,including allocation of resources,conversion of factories to war production,and setting of prices. K)A federal agency founded in 1918 that established an eight-hour day for war workers (with time-and-a-half pay for overtime),endorsed equal pay for women,and supported workers' right to organize. L)Name given to thousands of volunteers enlisted by the Committee on Public Information to deliver short prowar speeches at movie theaters,as part of an effort to galvanize public support for the war.Their work,as part of the broader objectives of the CPI,helped create a political climate intolerant of dissent. M)Wartime law that prohibited any words or behavior that might promote resistance to the United States or help in the cause of its enemies. N)The migration of over 400,000 African Americans from the rural South to the industrial cities of the North during and after World War I. O)A political party founded in 1916 that fought for an Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S.Constitution in the early twentieth century. P)Principles for a new world order proposed in 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson as a basis for peace negotiations at Versailles.Among them were open diplomacy,freedom of the seas,free trade,territorial integrity,arms reduction,national self-determination,and creation of the League of Nations. Q)The international organization bringing together world governments to prevent future hostilities,proposed by President Woodrow Wilson in the aftermath of World War I.Although this international organization did form,the United States never became a member state. R)The 1919 treaty that ended World War I.The agreement redrew the map of the world,assigned Germany sole responsibility for the war,and saddled it with a debt of $33 billion in war damages.Its long-term impact around the globe-including the creation of British and French imperial "mandates"-was catastrophic. -War Industries Board

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