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With the voice of Alex Trebek
The Roaring 20s World War II Civil Rights The Great Depression The Cold War Technology
The Roaring Twenties 10 ANSWER How did automobiles impact movement of people in the U.S.? A. People were able to move to the suburbs B. People were afraid to drive far from home. C. People preferred walking to their jobs.
The Roaring Twenties 10 BOARD A. People were able to move to the suburbs.
The Roaring Twenties 20 ANSWER Which inventor first used the radio waves to communicate without wires? A. Thomas Edison B.Frank Conrad C.Guglielmo Marconi
BOARD The Roaring Twenties 20 C. Guglielmo Marconi
The Roaring Twenties 30 ANSWER What is the banning of the manufacture, transport, and sale of liquor called? A. segregation B. prohibition C. legalization
The Roaring Twenties 30 BOARD B. prohibition
The Roaring Twenties 40 ANSWER Name the period of time when African American artists and musicians gave birth to a flourishing new cultural movement. A. Reconstruction B. New Deal C. Harlem Renaissance
The Roaring Twenties 40 BOARD C. Harlem Renaissance
The Roaring Twenties 50 ANSWER Bessie Smith was best known as what type of singer and recording artist? A. Classical B. Blues C. Jazz
The Roaring Twenties 50 BOARD B. Blues
The Great Depression 10 ANSWER The Federal Reserve System failed to -- A. Protect the banking system. B. Change high tariffs. C. Keep banks closed.
The Great Depression 10 BOARD A. Protect the banking system.
The Great Depression 20 ANSWER Federal work programs created -- A. Traffic. B. Jobs. C. Social security.
The Great Depression 20 BOARD B. Jobs
The Great Depression 30 ANSWER What was the impact on American farmers during the Great Depression? A. Farmers lost income and farms. B. Farmers grew more crops. C. Farmers profits increased.
The Great Depression 30 BOARD A. Farmers lost income and farms.
The Great Depression 40 ANSWER Major features of the New Deal included the following except: A. Federal work programs B. farm assistance programs C. increased rights for labor D. Building new homes
The Great Depression 40 BOARD D. Building new homes
The Great Depression 50 ANSWER The New Deal Act that created a form of “insurance” for most workers was called: A. Everyman’s Insurance B. Job Security Act C. The Social Security Act
The Great Depression 50 BOARD C. The Social Security Act
World War II 10 ANSWER Due to Europe’s economic and political difficulties, which of the following were causes of WWII? A. High inflation and worldwide depression. B. Germany owed a high war debt. C. Massive unemployment D. All of the above.
World War II 10 BOARD D. All of the above.
World War II 20 ANSWER Prior to World War II, rather than join the League of Nations, the U.S. -- A. Became a totalitarian state. B. Adopted a policy of isolationism. C. Adopted a policy of communism. D. Joined the Axis Powers.
World War II 20 BOARD B. Adopted a policy of isolationism
World War II 30 ANSWER Rising tension developed between the U.S. and Japan because of -- A. Japanese aggression in East Asia. B. Trade agreements with Canada. C. Internment of Japanese Americans D. War debt owed to the U.S.
World War II 30 BOARD A. Japanese aggression in East Asia.
World War II 40 ANSWER The U.S. gave Britain war supplies and old navy ships for military bases in: A. Bermuda and the Caribbean B. Philippines and Taiwan C. Greece and Italy D. Denmark and Norway
World War II 40 BOARD A. Bermuda and Caribbean
World War II 50 ANSWER Prior to Pearl Harbor, one way the U.S. gradually changed from neutrality to involvement in the war in Europe through— A. Economic aid to Axis. B. The desire to return to war. C. Anti-expansionist policy. D. Economic aid to Allies.
World War II 50 BOARD D. Economic aid to Allies
Cold War 10 ANSWER The struggle for power between communist and non-communist countries is referred to as -- A. The Warsaw Pact B. The Arms Race C. The Cold War D. The General Assembly
Cold War 10 BOARD The Cold War
Cold War 20 ANSWER The breakup of the Soviet Union into independent countries and the des- truction of the Berlin Wall led to the-- A. Collapse of Communism in Europe. B. Collapse of the Wall of China. C. Collapse of Russia’s democratic government D. Collapse of ethnicity in Russia
Cold War 20 BOARD A. Collapse of Communism in Europe
Cold War 30 ANSWER During President Kennedy’s term, which event brought the U.S. and the Soviet Union close to a nuclear war? A. The Bay of Pigs Invasion B. The Cuban Missile Crisis C. The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution D. The Tet Offensive
Cold War 30 BOARD B. The Cuban Missile Crisis
Cold War 40 ANSWER When President Eisenhower coined the term “domino theory,” he was referring to A. The spread of Communism in Southeast Asia if S. Vietnam lost the war B. The spread of Christianity to other third world countries C. The effect of a nuclear war on cities and farms across the nation. D. The result of an anti-discrimination policy during his term.
Cold War 40 BOARD A. The spread of Communism in Southeast Asia if South Vietnam lost the war.
Cold War 50 ANSWER NATO ( North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was formed to – A. Build an alliance against the North Atlantic countries B. Build an alliance against democracies. C. Build an alliance against Germany. D. Build an alliance against communism.
Cold War 50 BOARD D. Build an alliance against communism.
Civil Rights 10 ANSWER Which of the following best describes the decision of Plessy v. Ferguson? A. Same facilities for races B. Separate but equal C. Integration is the law D. Segregation was unconstitutional
Civil Rights 10 BOARD B. Separate but equal
Civil Rights 20 ANSWER What was NOW’s (National Organization for Women) primary accomplishment? A. NOW worked to ban all discrimination on the basis of educational background. B. NOW worked to boycott wages and working conditions for migrant workers. C. NOW worked to pass laws that required equal pay for equal work. D. NOW worked to stop segregation on busses and in schools.
Civil Rights 20 BOARD C. NOW worked to pass laws that required equal pay for equal work.
Civil Rights 30 ANSWER Which statement best explains the effect the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had on women in the workplace? A. Women performed the same jobs as men, but received less pay. B. Women were permitted to perform only non- hazardous duties. C. Women and men were equal in all levels of the workplace.
Civil Rights 30 BOARD C. Women and men were equal in all levels of the workplace.
Civil Rights 40 ANSWER Some effects of segregation on American society during the Civil Rights Movement include all except: A. Desegregation of armed forces. B. Separate schools. C. Separate public facilities D. Social isolation.
Civil Rights 40 BOARD A. Desegregation of armed forces.
Civil Rights 50 ANSWER Which action banned literacy tests and poll taxes as requirements for voting? A. Civil Rights Act of 1964 B. Freedom March of 1963 C. Voting Rights Act of 1965 D. Women’s Movement
Civil Rights 50 BOARD C. Voting Rights Act of 1965
Technology 10 ANSWER Which invention caused an “information revolution?’ A. typewriters B. computers C. Radios D. Morse Code
Technology 10 BOARD B. Computers
Technology 20 ANSWER Americans were made more aware of important issues in everyday life through A. The use of Morse Code B. Entertainment and news media instructions. C. a new ability to read. D. Production of the newspaper.
Technology 20 BOARD B. entertainment and news media industries.
Technology 30 ANSWER Which industries benefited the least from new technologies during the second half of the 20 th century. A. Airlines, auto industry, and the interstate highway system. B. Entertainment and media industries C. Housing and apartment development industries. D. Telecommunications (Satellite, pager, cell phone) and computer industries.
Technology 30 BOARD C. Housing and apartment development industries.
Technology 40 ANSWER New technologies had an impact on American life through all of the following except: A. Increased domestic and international travel for business and pleasure. B. Decreased travel. C. Greater access to heating and air- conditioning D. Decreased regional variation
Technology 40 BOARD B. Decreased travel
Technology 50 ANSWER Satellites that revolve around the Earth enable the use of all of the following except-- A. pagers B. radios C. Cell phones D. television
Technology 50 BOARD B. radios
BOARD Congratulations! You are ready for your SOL test