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  1. What were the results of the Spanish-American War? At the end of the Spanish-American War, the United States gained the territories of the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

  2. Why was the Chisholm Trail important to America? The Chisholm Trail was important because it was used by the cowboys to herd cattle to the railheads.

  3. What happened that made the United States declare war on Spain? What war did this begin? The explosion of the USS Maine was the event that caused the United States to declare war on Spain. This began the Spanish-American War.

  4. How did the Panama Canal help trade among countries? The Panama Canal helped get supplies from the Atlantic to the Pacific much quicker.

  5. The Wright Brothers These brothers made an impact on flight and travel. They invented on of the first motorized airplanes.

  6. Alexander Graham Bell AGB made an impact on communication. He invented the telephone.

  7. Thomas Edison Edison made an impact in the world of electricity. He invented one of the first light bulbs.

  8. Why did immigrants come to the United States at the turn of the century? Immigrants came to the United States for religious freedom, better jobs, and a better life for their family.

  9. George Washington Carver GWC made an impact on agriculture. He invented thousands of ways to use peanuts. He also helped farmers use crop rotation.

  10. Where did most immigrants settle when they arrived in the US? Most immigrants settled in big cities such as New York, San Fransisco, and Chicago.

  11. Describe the Chisholm Trail. What was its path? The Chisholm Trail was a trail that cowboys used to herd their cattle to the railheads. The trail went north from Texas up to Kansas.

  12. How did William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expand America’s role in the world? McKinley and Roosevelt expanded America’s role by declaring war on Spain. This had never been done before.

  13. What were some factors that influenced industrial location? Population, transportation, and resources were factors that influenced industrial locations.

  14. In what ways were Pittsburgh and Chicago alike when developing industrial centers? Both of these cities were near railroad centers. This helped improve their ability to import and export their goods.

  15. How did steel production improve the standard of living in Pittsburgh? Pittsburgh factories were really good at producing steel. This helped the people with jobs and money.