Centennial Quiz Answer Key

Centennial Quiz Answer Key

  1. The Virgin Islands of the United States, formerly the Danish West Indies, were formally transferred to the United States of America on March 31, 1917 for:

                    D. Twenty-five million dollars in gold coins

  1. Who were the leaders of the United States and Denmark at the time of the transfer?

                    C. Woodrow Wilson and King Christian X

  1. How did the U.S. Government plan to use the Danish West Indies?

                     B. To serve as a naval base in the Caribbean

  1. What year did natives of the Virgin Islands receive full American citizenship?

                      D. 1927

  1. Following the Transfer, the Virgin Islands of the United States were initially overseen by:

                    B. The U.S. Navy