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1 The United States obtained the right to build a canal across Central America by Productive negotiations with Colombia Winning the Spanish-American War Sending US Marines to occupy Nicaragua Supporting Panamanian independence from Colombia

2 The United States obtained the right to build a canal across Central America by Productive negotiations with Colombia Winning the Spanish-American War Sending US Marines to occupy Nicaragua Supporting Panamanian independence from Colombia

3 .Many Americans thought that building a canal across Central American would help the US to Prevent the British from gaining power by building the canal Prevent greater involvement in Latin America by Spain Improve America’s worldwide trade and military strength Establish a new colony in Central America

4 .Many Americans thought that building a canal across Central American would help the US to Prevent the British from gaining power by building the canal Prevent greater involvement in Latin America by Spain Improve America’s worldwide trade and military strength Establish a new colony in Central America

5 Theodore Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” policy relied on the US having a Competitive economy System of military alliances Strong navy Tax on imports

6 Theodore Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” policy relied on the US having a Competitive economy System of military alliances Strong navy Tax on imports

7 What did the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe doctrine state? The US would permanently station troops in the Philippines and other Pacific islands The US reserved the right to intervene in the affairs of Central America and the Caribbean The US had the right and duty to expand its colonial possessions in Asia The US would provide military aid to Europe to resist communism

8 What did the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe doctrine state? The US would permanently station troops in the Philippines and other Pacific islands The US reserved the right to intervene in the affairs of Central America and the Caribbean The US had the right and duty to expand its colonial possessions in Asia The US would provide military aid to Europe to resist communism

9 Which of the following is the most accurate example of President Taft’s policy of “dollar diplomacy”? Allowing for the nationalization of Latin American property owned by US citizens Exerting economic influence rather than military force in Latin American countries Using international trade organizations to stabilize Latin American economies Maintaining a military force to discourage European colonization in Latin America

10 Which of the following is the most accurate example of President Taft’s policy of “dollar diplomacy”? Allowing for the nationalization of Latin American property owned by US citizens Exerting economic influence rather than military force in Latin American countries Using international trade organizations to stabilize Latin American economies Maintaining a military force to discourage European colonization in Latin America

11 Woodrow Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” speech was designed to address Improvemnents in trade with Asia Improvements in labor relations Germany’s responsibility for starting WWI Preventing another war

12 Woodrow Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” speech was designed to address Improvemnents in trade with Asia Improvements in labor relations Germany’s responsibility for starting WWI Preventing another war

13 The Espionage Act fo 1918 included punishments for both speaking and writing “disloyal, scurrilous or abusive language about the American form of government, the US Constitution, the armed forces, or the flag”. President Wilson and his administration enforced this act in the strong belief that The 14 th Amendment allowed for the temporary suspension of the Bill of Rights during WWI Our nation’s war effort would be threatened if protesters were allowed freedom of speech The public should be shielded from hearing about the horrors of war Other countries had already restricted free speech during war time

14 The Espionage Act fo 1918 included punishments for both speaking and writing “disloyal, scurrilous or abusive language about the American form of government, the US Constitution, the armed forces, or the flag”. President Wilson and his administration enforced this act in the strong belief that The 14 th Amendment allowed for the temporary suspension of the Bill of Rights during WWI Our nation’s war effort would be threatened if protesters were allowed freedom of speech The public should be shielded from hearing about the horrors of war Other countries had already restricted free speech during war time

15 The greatest effect of WWI on African- Americans was The flu epidemic The building of Hoovervilles The Palmer Raids The Great Migration

16 The greatest effect of WWI on African- Americans was The flu epidemic The building of Hoovervilles The Palmer Raids The Great Migration

17 This group’s work on the home front helped gain support for their right to vote African-Americans Women Jewish-Americans Southeastern European immigrants

18 This group’s work on the home front helped gain support for their right to vote African-Americans Women Jewish-Americans Southeastern European immigrants

19 During WWI, Alvin York requested exemption from the draft on religious grounds, claiming he was Not a citizen A conscientious objector A vegetarian An anti-semite

20 During WWI, Alvin York requested exemption from the draft on religious grounds, claiming he was Not a citizen A conscientious objector A vegetarian An anti-semite

21 Why was there a “Red Scare” in the US after the end of WWI Because of President Wilson’s attempt to have the US join the League of Nations The view that organized crime was on the upswing in many cities The belief that there was the threat of communist revolution on the US German immigrants were coming to America in large number

22 Why was there a “Red Scare” in the US after the end of WWI Because of President Wilson’s attempt to have the US join the League of Nations The view that organized crime was on the upswing in many cities The belief that there was the threat of communist revolution on the US German immigrants were coming to America in large number

23 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were criminals charged and convicted of doing which of the following? Treason Anarchy Receiving bribes Robbery and murder

24 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were criminals charged and convicted of doing which of the following? Treason Anarchy Receiving bribes Robbery and murder

25 During in 1920s, most Americans believed their government’s role regarding the nation’s economy should be To interfere and change things as little as possible To promote a welfare system where everyone is looked after To play an important and controlling position To control production on farms and in factories

26 During in 1920s, most Americans believed their government’s role regarding the nation’s economy should be To interfere and change things as little as possible To promote a welfare system where everyone is looked after To play an important and controlling position To control production on farms and in factories

27 The women’s rights movement in the 1910s and 1920s was mostly focused on achieving and securing Civil rights for all minorities A position in the president’s cabinet Voting rights(suffrage) for women Prison reform

28 The women’s rights movement in the 1910s and 1920s was mostly focused on achieving and securing Civil rights for all minorities A position in the president’s cabinet Voting rights(suffrage) for women Prison reform

29 Why did the number of votes cast in the 1920 presidential election increased by 8.2 million sine the election of 1916? The passage of the 19 th amendment gave millions of women the right to vote Prohibition was an issue people were excited about voting for Many men were released from military duty following WWI, so they were now free to vote Harding’s call for a “return to normalcy” energized voters

30 Why did the number of votes cast in the 1920 presidential election increased by 8.2 million sine the election of 1916? The passage of the 19 th amendment gave millions of women the right to vote Prohibition was an issue people were excited about voting for Many men were released from military duty following WWI, so they were now free to vote Harding’s call for a “return to normalcy” energized voters

31 ..In the 1920s, a “return to normalcy” meant An attempt to finally join the League of Nations A return to traditional US foreign policy ideas Bringing the power of the small farmer back into focus A resumption of the corporate trust backlash first started by Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

32 ..In the 1920s, a “return to normalcy” meant An attempt to finally join the League of Nations A return to traditional US foreign policy ideas Bringing the power of the small farmer back into focus A resumption of the corporate trust backlash first started by Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

33 Marcus Garvey’s program in the 1920’s emphasized Vocational training A back-to Africa movement Integration into the mainstream of society Separate-but-equal doctrines

34 Marcus Garvey’s program in the 1920’s emphasized Vocational training A back-to Africa movement Integration into the mainstream of society Separate-but-equal doctrines

35 What organization was formed in the 1920s to ensure that the individual rights of citizens were protected from government abuse? House Un-American Activities Committee American Civil Liberties Unions American Liberty League United Services Organization

36 What organization was formed in the 1920s to ensure that the individual rights of citizens were protected from government abuse? House Un-American Activities Committee American Civil Liberties Unions American Liberty League United Services Organization

37 The Tennessee “monkey trial” of John T. Scopes in 1925 illustrated a national conflict concerning Freedom of the press Religious freedom versus scientific theories Free competition in the market place Due process of law

38 The Tennessee “monkey trial” of John T. Scopes in 1925 illustrated a national conflict concerning Freedom of the press Religious freedom versus scientific theories Free competition in the market place Due process of law

39 The fact that prohibition was not shown respect by many citizens suggests that Americans generally have little respect for the rule of law The government’s system of checks and balances does not work The influence of the flim industry glamorizes alcohol consumption Political attempts to legislate public morality may be met with resistance from the people

40 The fact that prohibition was not shown respect by many citizens suggests that Americans generally have little respect for the rule of law The government’s system of checks and balances does not work The influence of the flim industry glamorizes alcohol consumption Political attempts to legislate public morality may be met with resistance from the people

41 During the 1920s, the occupation most often held by married women in the US was that of Teacher Housewife Factory worker Secretary

42 During the 1920s, the occupation most often held by married women in the US was that of Teacher Housewife Factory worker Secretary

43 .The “new women” of the 1920s were often referred to as Speakeasies Flappers Flivvers Tin lizzies

44 .The “new women” of the 1920s were often referred to as Speakeasies Flappers Flivvers Tin lizzies

45 .Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes had which of the following in common? They were leaders involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s They were member of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Black Cabinet They were authors writing during the Harlem Renaissance They were outspoken supporters of the US role in Vietnam

46 .Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes had which of the following in common? They were leaders involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s They were member of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Black Cabinet They were authors writing during the Harlem Renaissance They were outspoken supporters of the US role in Vietnam

47 Leaders of the Harlem Renaissance encourage African-Americans to Take pride in their culture Demand more rights politically Leave the southern U.S. and move to the North Take violent action against the Us government

48 Leaders of the Harlem Renaissance encourage African-Americans to Take pride in their culture Demand more rights politically Leave the southern U.S. and move to the North Take violent action against the Us government

49 Ford’s production of over 15 million Model Ts demonstrated the economic relationship between specialization of labor and Reduced demand for automobiles Greater efficiencies in production Higher production costs Decline of labor unions

50 Ford’s production of over 15 million Model Ts demonstrated the economic relationship between specialization of labor and Reduced demand for automobiles Greater efficiencies in production Higher production costs Decline of labor unions

51 Which of the following was a factor in the growth of the US auto industry to its positions as the world’s leader in both production and sales? The insightful use of the moving assembly line The advantage of using interchangeable parts Keeping the cost of new cars low so that more people could afford them All of the above

52 Which of the following was a factor in the growth of the US auto industry to its positions as the world’s leader in both production and sales? The insightful use of the moving assembly line The advantage of using interchangeable parts Keeping the cost of new cars low so that more people could afford them All of the above

53 .The increasing use of mass production techniques led to An increased in money spent on advertising Decrease in the need for female factory workers An increase in the number of laws that protect the environment A decrease in union membership

54 .The increasing use of mass production techniques led to An increased in money spent on advertising Decrease in the need for female factory workers An increase in the number of laws that protect the environment A decrease in union membership

55 One of the main characteristics if the US economy during the 1920s was The increase in the strength and power of organized labor Farmers were usually debt-free and successful The decreasing use of technology and machines in factories Money and wealth were not evenly divided among the different class levels in society

56 One of the main characteristics if the US economy during the 1920s was The increase in the strength and power of organized labor Farmers were usually debt-free and successful The decreasing use of technology and machines in factories Money and wealth were not evenly divided among the different class levels in society

57 In the 1920’s the Ku Klux Klan and the nativist movement such as the Immigration Restriction League shared a belief that The U.S. must adopt a socialist form of government The U.S. should conquer more overseas territories White Americans should establish a separate republic White Americans were racially superior to other groups

58 In the 1920’s the Ku Klux Klan and the nativist movement such as the Immigration Restriction League shared a belief that The U.S. must adopt a socialist form of government The U.S. should conquer more overseas territories White Americans should establish a separate republic White Americans were racially superior to other groups

59 Charles A. Lindbergh piloted The Spirit of St. Louis from New York to Paris in the first successful solo flight across the Altlantic Ocean. What was the greatest immediate impact of Lindbergh’s accomplishment? It made air travel safe and inexpensive It helped improve diplomatic relations with France It sparked public interest and boosted the aviation industry It encouraged American travel abroad and an appreciation for European culture

60 Charles A. Lindbergh piloted The Spirit of St. Louis from New York to Paris in the first successful solo flight across the Altlantic Ocean. What was the greatest immediate impact of Lindbergh’s accomplishment? It made air travel safe and inexpensive It helped improve diplomatic relations with France It sparked public interest and boosted the aviation industry It encouraged American travel abroad and an appreciation for European culture

61 What statement is MOST true about African Americans during World War I ? They protested discrimination in the U.S. Army The left the rural South for jobs in the North They purchased large mumbers of farms in the Midwest They left the U.S. for Liberia and Sierra Leone

62 What statement is MOST true about African Americans during World War I ? They protested discrimination in the U.S. Army The left the rural South for jobs in the North They purchased large mumbers of farms in the Midwest They left the U.S. for Liberia and Sierra Leone

63 By the early 1900’s US government interest in developing an economic relationship with the Chinese empire was part of an overall plan to Become an imperialist power Spread democracy throughout Asia Establish a peacekeeping effort Limit levels of Asian immigration

64 By the early 1900’s US government interest in developing an economic relationship with the Chinese empire was part of an overall plan to Become an imperialist power Spread democracy throughout Asia Establish a peacekeeping effort Limit levels of Asian immigration

65 Which of the following helps to explain the reason for American expansionism in the mid- 1800s and early 1900s The US sought new markets for agricultural and industrial products The US wanted to eastablish colonies in Asia, Africa, and Australia US foreign policy rejected the idea of “Social Darwinisn The US military wanted to establish overseas bases and recruit from those locations

66 Which of the following helps to explain the reason for American expansionism in the mid- 1800s and early 1900s The US sought new markets for agricultural and industrial products The US wanted to eastablish colonies in Asia, Africa, and Australia US foreign policy rejected the idea of “Social Darwinisn The US military wanted to establish overseas bases and recruit from those locations

67 Which factor is most closely asscociated with the decision to declare war on Spain in 1898? Isolationist policy Labor union pressure Yellow journalism Unrestricted submarine warfare

68 Which factor is most closely asscociated with the decision to declare war on Spain in 1898? Isolationist policy Labor union pressure Yellow journalism Unrestricted submarine warfare

69 A major purpose of President Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1918)) was to Ask congress to enter WWI Set goals for achieving peace after WWI Provide an aid program for rebuilding war- torn nations Retaliate for the sinking of the Lusitania

70 A major purpose of President Wilson’s Fourteen Points (1918)) was to Ask congress to enter WWI Set goals for achieving peace after WWI Provide an aid program for rebuilding war- torn nations Retaliate for the sinking of the Lusitania

71 Why did many US farmers fail to benefit from the economic prosperity of the 1920s? No technological advances were made in agriculture Levels of farm production declined Farm exports were heavily taxed Agricultural goods were overproduced

72 Why did many US farmers fail to benefit from the economic prosperity of the 1920s? No technological advances were made in agriculture Levels of farm production declined Farm exports were heavily taxed Agricultural goods were overproduced

73 The Scopes trial of the 1920s dealt with the conflict between Communism and capitalism Protestants and Catholics Science and religions Labor and management

74 The Scopes trial of the 1920s dealt with the conflict between Communism and capitalism Protestants and Catholics Science and religions Labor and management

75 The main purpose of the 18 th Amendment was to Stop alcohol sales Grant women suffrage Prevent child labor Raise factory wages

76 The main purpose of the 18 th Amendment was to Stop alcohol sales Grant women suffrage Prevent child labor Raise factory wages

77 One result of the Spanish America War was that the US Gained control of Mexico Became a world power Adopted a containment policy Became allied with Russia

78 One result of the Spanish America War was that the US Gained control of Mexico Became a world power Adopted a containment policy Became allied with Russia

79 Louis Armstrong, Aaron Copeland, George Gershwin, and Bessie Smith were all Poets Writers Painters Musicians

80 Louis Armstrong, Aaron Copeland, George Gershwin, and Bessie Smith were all Poets Writers Painters Musicians

81 Which of the following was a result of Prohibition in the 1920s More jobs on farms Fall of the stock market Growth of organized crime Less employment in cities

82 Which of the following was a result of Prohibition in the 1920s More jobs on farms Fall of the stock market Growth of organized crime Less employment in cities

83 .Why did African Americans move from the South to the North between ? The climate was better There were fewer taxes The housing was free There were more jobs

84 .Why did African Americans move from the South to the North between ? The climate was better There were fewer taxes The housing was free There were more jobs

85 One reason the US became involved in WWI was because of its close economic ties to Austria-Hungary India Great Britain Russia

86 One reason the US became involved in WWI was because of its close economic ties to Austria-Hungary India Great Britain Russia


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