The Path Between the Seas Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

David McCullough
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 200 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Path Between the Seas Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2, Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In November 1881, who dies the apparent victim of malaria, the most common tropical disease?
(a) Lieutenant Reclus.
(b) Gaston Blanchet.
(c) Abel Couvreux.
(d) Henri Bionnr.

2. The United States is granted exclusive right of transit across the Isthmus of Panama upon the signing of what document with Colombia in 1846?
(a) The Atlantic and Pacific Accord.
(b) The Panama Canal Charter.
(c) The Panamanian Isthmus Pact.
(d) The Bidlack Treaty.

3. Which monument unveiling did Ferdinand de Lesseps attend in October of 1886?
(a) The Washington Monument.
(b) The Eiffel Tower.
(c) The London Bridge.
(d) The Statue of Liberty.

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

5. Since William Nelson Cromwell has White House access, which John Tyler Morgan reportedly hates him for, what does Cromwell view that as proof of?
(a) Theodore Roosevelt's friendship with Cromwell.
(b) Cromwell's effectiveness.
(c) Cromwell is a good cook.
(d) Theodore Roosevelt's interest in Cromwell's views.

Short Answer Questions

1. An illustrated, anti-Semitic daily, La Libre Parole receives attention in September 1892 as it starts featuring exposes of the "Jewish plot in Panama" and the Minister of Justice orders what?

2. Based on various exploratory expeditions through 1875, at least how many points in Central America are determined to be sufficiently narrow to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans?

3. What are the three main routes from the East to the West coasts of the U.S. in January of 1848, when gold is discovered in California?

4. Why is it nearly impossible in the early stages of canal construction to maintain an adequate work force?

5. In July of 1886, Ferdinand de Lesseps requests and gets a vote of confidence, then proposes a Suez-style lottery bond issue to raise how much?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 396 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Path Between the Seas Lesson Plans
The Path Between the Seas from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook