Sunday, February 5, 2012

History Highlights Q&A Week 15

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History Highlights Q&A Week 15

Name  _______________________

1.  Which rulers were the Cubans rebelling against? _______________________
2.  What was the name of the battleship that was blown up in the harbor of Havana, Cuba?  _________________
3.  Who blamed the Spanish for blowing up the battleship and encouraging the Americans to go to war?___________
4.  Which branch of the armed forces did Roosevelt work to strengthen?
5.  Roosevelt became impatient with which President and compared him to a chocolate eclair?  ________________
6.  Why did Roosevelt resign from his position as assistant Secretary of the Navy?   _____________
7.  What kinds of jobs did the Rough Riders have before going to war?_____________
8.  Because of this war, Cuba gained independence from ______________.
9.  The U.S. gained additional territories which had belonged to Spain, can you name any of them?___________________________
10.  Who did McKinley chose to be his vice-president running mate in the next election?____________________________

1.  The Spainish
2.  U.S.S. Maine
3.  The newspapers.
4.  The Navy
5.  President William McKinley
6.  He wanted to go to war and fight.
7.  They were mostly cowboys and former college athletes.
8.  Spain
9.   Puerto Rico, Guam and the Phillippines
10.  Theodore Roosevelt

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