The Path Between the Seas Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Chapter 19.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Although Lieutenant Lucien Napoleon-Bonaparte Wyse completes his trip to Bogota, Colombia, in mid-May of 1878, and subsequently conducts a preliminary trip to Nicaragua, where does the lieutenant travel next?
(a) San Francisco.
(b) New York.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Washington, D.C.

2. The first event after the Morgan Commission that changes in favor of Panama, is Theodore Roosevelt reading news of how an audience, of civil engineers listening to Irving M. Scott in New York, does what?
(a) Unanimously rallies for Colombia.
(b) Unanimously rallies for Mexico.
(c) Unanimously rallies for Panama.
(d) Unanimously rallies for Nicaragua.

3. Theodore Roosevelt is in what position when he initially thrusts himself into shaping policy for an American canal?
(a) President.
(b) Governor of New York.
(c) Governor of North Dakota.
(d) Former president.

4. According to newspapers, why does Le-Shu-Chang receive the longest applause when the opportunity to rise for recognition at the 1879 Congris International d'Ytudes du Canal Interocyanique comes?
(a) The Chinese delegation had come the farthest distance.
(b) China was recognized for constructng the 999-room palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
(c) Because China was expected to provide the labor to dig the canal.
(d) China was recognized for constructing the large dams and the Great Wall by engineers.

5. A Saint Gotthard Tunnel engineer, Ribourt, warned the 1879 Congris International d'Ytudes du Canal Interocyanique that, even 24 hours a day, the Wyse plan including a tunnel would take how long?
(a) No less than 9 years.
(b) Noless than 7 years.
(c) No less than 10 years.
(d) No less than 11 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. On March 10, 1902, the Morgan Committee reports out the Hepburn Bill favorably, recommending what?

2. Both Napoleonic types, Philippe Banau-Varilla and William Nelson Cromwell are the "Panama Lobby" spokesmen, the latter a corporate lawyer with a mystery reputation who pulls strings, what is his motto?

3. The Hay-Banau-Varilla Treaty resembles Hay-Herran in wording, but expands the width of the Canal Zone to how many miles?

4. When Phillippe Banau-Varilla resigns as Panamanian envoy, resumes publishing Le Matin, and asks the salary due him be reserved to build a monument to whom?

5. Armand Rousseau's report declares abandoning the Panama project will harm French prestige and advocates what?

(see the answer key)

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