Elise Dirkes-Jacks, Shannon
Fitzgerald, Kendall Yoksoulian, Peter
Ninchinch, Matt Burkhardt
1. Of the following
individuals, who
would have been most
likely to agree with
the policy depicted in
the cartoon?
a. Woodrow Wilson
b. Robert La Follette
c. Eugene V. Debs
d. William Howard Taft
e. Henry George
2. All of the following reforms were adopted
during the Progressive era EXCEPT
a. stronger antitrust law
b. protection of national forests
c. lower tariff rates
d. regulation of meatpacking industry
e. federal anti-lynching law
3. Each of the following is true of the Roosevelt
Corollary EXECPT
a. It was applied immediately to take charge of the
Dominican Republic’s revenue system in 1905
b. It was an extension of the Monroe Doctrine
c. It warned Latin American nations to keep their
affairs in order or face American intervention
d. It was enacted because of American interest in
Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Costa Rica
e. It established protectorates in Cuba and Panama
but subsidized other countries to keep them
4. Which of the following was NOT involved in
Woodrow Wilson’s decision to ask Congress for
a declaration of war?
a. the influence of Henry Cabot Lodge
b. the Russian Revolution
c. Germany’s autocratic government
d. sympathy for the democracies of Britain and
e. Germany’s plans for military victory
5. Which of the following was a major effect of
World War I on American society in 1917 and
a. migration of African Americans to North
b. reduction in income taxes
c. increases in amount of consumer goods
d. increase in unemployment rate
e. entry of large numbers of women in the
6. Which of the following statements is most
consistent with the Supreme Court’s ruling in
Schneck v. United States?
a. the government's seizure and operation of the
railroad industry is a constitutional use of its wartime
b. the government can restrict the First Amendment
right to free speech in time of war. (upheld the
Espionage Act)
c. the government's prohibition of the manufacture and
sale of distilled liquor is a constitutional use of its
wartime powers
d. the government does have the power to compel
young men to serve in the armed forces during time
of war
e. it upheld segregated public facilities
7. Which of the following had contrasting
points of view on events and issues of the
a. Calvin Coolidge – Herbert Hoover
b. Charles Lindbergh – Henry Ford
c. William Jennings Bryan – Clarence Darrow
d. Billy Sunday – Aimee Semple McPherson
e. Sinclair Lewis – F. Scott Fitzgerald
8. What was the significance of the
Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924?
a. they limited immigration from Mexico for the first
b. they created a category of "special immigrants,"
which included relatives of U.S. citizens living
c. they made immigration requirements qualitative,
rather than quantitative.
d. they set quotas on immigration from certain
areas of Europe, Asia, and Africa.
e. they based annual quotas on a flat one-sixth of
one percent of the national population in 1920.
9. Approaching the election of 1924, all of the
following were true except
a. Democrats supported John W. Davis and
Republicans supported Calvin Coolidge
b. Republicans held the majority in Congress
c. Progressives supported Robert La Follette
d. Davis had a difficult time separating his views
from those of Coolidge
e. The Democratic Party split at the National
Convention in New York
10. All of the following played a role in causing
the Great Depression EXCEPT
a. uneven distribution of wealth
b. weak farm economy
c. overproduction of consumer goods
d. low tariffs
e. practice of buying stocks with borrowed
11. Of the following, the greatest threat to
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal was:
a. Huey Long
b. A Philip Randolph
c. Father Coughlin
d. Mary McLeod Bethune
e. Herbert Hoover
12. This New Deal agency funded federal and
non-federal construction projects and initiated
the first public housing program.
PWA (Public Works Administration)
CWA (Civil Works Administration)
TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority)
FHA (Federal Housing Administration)
FERA (Federal Emergency Relief
13. From 1942 to 1945, the United States was
primarily allied with
a. Great Britain only
b. Great Britain and the Soviet Union
c. France, Spain, and the Soviet Union
d. Italy and Great Britain
e. no other nation
14. The Battles of the Coral Sea and Midway
were significant in?
a. saving the Philippines from being invaded.
b. thwarting the Japanese army's drive through
c. stemming the tide of Japanese advances in
the Pacific
d. driving the last vestiges of American sea
power from the Pacific.
e. giving the name to a Chicago airport
15. On the home front, U.S. involvement in
World War II brought about
a. increased labor violence
b. increased spending on consumer goods
c. increased employment of women
d. strict limits on corporate profits
e. an end to deficit spending by the federal

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