American Imperialism by Morris Graham | Apr 2, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 comments The political cartoon shows Uncle Sam teaching a class. Which criticism of US foreign policy is shown in the political cartoon? The US should not be open to ideas from foreign cultures. The US should not annex foreign territories against their will. The US should not sign trade agreements with foreign territories. The US should not educate residents of foreign territories. How did Filipino leaders respond to the Philippines becoming a US territory? They requested economic aid. They requested statehood. They sought protection from Spain. They started a rebellion. What event involving the Maine motivated the United States to go to war with Spain? It exploded in Cuba. It was hijacked in the Philippines. It exploded in Panama. It was hijacked in Puerto Rico. The United States bought Alaska in 1867 to keep Russia from expanding toward the US mainland. stop other countries from taking over the territory. control the territory’s abundance of resources. open a critical trade route with the Far East. The United States helped plantation owners revolt against Hawaii’s queen by sending soldiers to Hawaii. banning imports from Hawaii. lending money to plantation owners. supplying ammunition to plantation owners. What happened to the Philippines after its rebellion against annexation failed? It gained independence from the US. It became a communist country. It gained independence from Spain. It became a US territory. President Theodore Roosevelt’s “speak softly and carry a big stick” foreign policy was based on intimidation and punishment. intimidation and invasion. diplomacy and influence. diplomacy and annexation. Which explains the primary motivations behind the United States’ intervention in Cuba in 1898? The US sought to defend its eastern border from attack and drive Spain from power in the Americas. The US sought to defend its plantation settlers who had moved to Cuba and remove Britain from power in the Americas. The US sought to protect its belief in democracy and remove Britain from power in the Americas. The US sought to protect its business investments and remove Spain from power in the Americas. Why did US influence in Hawaii increase during the 1800s? Check all that apply. The US sent its military to Hawaii to overthrow the queen. US settlers purchased land in order to start plantations. US plantation owners dominated Hawaiian politics. The US encouraged residents to vacation in Hawaii. The US began to import many goods from Hawaii. The US negotiated a deal to buy Hawaii from Spain. In the 1890s, the United States began pursuing plans to build a canal in Cuba✔ Panamathe PhilippinesPuerto Rico.