The De Lome Letter: Definition & Summary

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Enrique Dupuy de Lome was the:

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1. Which of the following publications released the contents of the de Lome Letter to the U.S. public?

2. Which of the following was NOT a result of the de Lome Letter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The de Lome letter fell into the wrong hands, bringing to light a lot of unsavory criticism of America's president. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your knowledge of this letter, as well as how the US responded to the insults.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Who Enrique Dupuy de Lome was
  • What publication released the de Lome letter to the public
  • The various responses to the de Lome letter
  • de Lome's claims in the letter
  • Who intercepted the letter

Skills Practiced

These assessments will use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the de Lome letter
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the world responded to the de Lome letter
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to check your understanding of what the letter claimed and why it was written

Additional Learning

Few letters have caused such a stir among the American people as the de Lome letter, an important piece of correspondence that painted the American president in a poor light. To learn more, review the lesson called The De Lome Letter: Definition & Summary, which covers the following:

  • Where de Lome and his family was from
  • What the US relationship was like with Spain before the de Lome letter
  • Who the letter was meant for and how it fell into the wrong hands
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