Mission Inn Field Trip

Vocab Assignment by Diamond Cofer

What is the meaning behind the Raincross symbol?

The raincross stands for an ancient Native American symbol meaning the dragonfly that appeared each year after the summer rains.
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The hotel is designed to emulate California Missions. How many Spanish Missions were built in CA, what is their significance to the United States?

Spanish Missions were built in CA because, colonize their territory. 21 Alta California Missions were built.
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Who was Booker T Washington? & How were his views different than WEB DuBois?

Booker T. Washington was an African American educator, author, orator, and adviser to the presidents to US. He disagreed with the strategies for black social and economic progress.
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What triggered the Boxer Rebellion & what was America's response to it?

Boxer Rebellion all started because they were going against the spread of Western and Japanese influence. America's response to the Boxer Rebellion was that they returned the money in order to fund for the creation of a university in Being.
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Do you think the government was correct in granting the Mission Inn Hotel this honor?

I believe the government did good in granting the Mission Inn Hotel this honor, because now others could learn more about the situations that occurred in the past.
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How did the US acquire the Panama Canal Zone and how did the canal benefit the US?

The Panama Canal was a favor returned to the US from the victorious Panamanians. The canal benefit the US by being able to travel across the seas easily.
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What was the Progressive Era a response to? & What reforms did it bring about?

The Progressive Era was a response to the economic and social spreading. Started out as a social movement and turned into a political movement.
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What do you think was Teddy's biggest accomplishment & why?

Teddy's biggest accomplishment was that he promoted the conservation movement and put millions of acres of land under protection.

What immigrant processing center did these Chinese immigrants most likely come through? Why was the Chinese Exclusion Act implemented?

The Chinese immigrants most likely came through Ellis Island. The Chinese Exclusion Act was implemented because it was the first law that restricted immigration to the US.
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Why were so many immigrants coming to America at the turn of the century?

Many immigrants came to America, because some immigrants wanted religious freedom while others were looking for greater economic opportunities.

Why did the US finally enter WWI?

The US entered WWI because they joined forces with their allies.
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