American Imperialism Around the Globe


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What is imperialism?

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1. How did the United States gain its current southwest?

2. What was the result of the Cuban independence war?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge on worldwide American imperialism. The quiz will also assess your understanding of concepts like how the United States gained its current southwest region.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Define and identify imperialism
  • Understand what was the result of the Cuban war for independence
  • Recognize why the CIA sought to overthrow Chile's former leader, Salvador Allende
  • Identify the 'fear' of cultural imperialism perpetuated by the U.S.

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz allow for practice on these skills:

  • Critical thinking: apply relevant concepts to examine information about Westward expansion
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained regarding cultural imperialism
  • Knowledge application: use your knowledge to answer questions about the Cuban independence war

Additional Learning

Get more information on American imperialism worldwide, by viewing the lesson entitled American Imperialism Around the Globe. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Identify the Monroe Doctrine
  • Recall the Cold War
  • Understand Economic Imperialism