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The "Central Powers" of World War I included Germany, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and the Austro-Hungarian Empire
True
At the time of its sinking by a german submarine, the British ocean liner Lusitania was carrying munitions as well as passengers.
True
Woodrow Wilson's victorious presidential campaign in 1916 was significantly aided by his pledge that the United States would immediately enter World War I on the Allied side if he were reelected.
False
In World War I, Russia started out on the Allied side but joined Germany in fighting against the Allies after the communists took over
False
After sinking the Lusitania, popular support for WWI was so great that the military draft authorized by Congress never had to be implemented
False
Most African-American soldiers in WWI were confined to noncombat roles, but some did fight in the offensives of 1918
True
The principal commander of German military forces was Johan Pershing
False
The biggest defeat of American ground forces in World War I was in the Argonne Forest
False
Bernard Baruch headed the War Industries Board
True
Government actions during World War I resulted in a significat increase in labor union membership between 1917 and 1919
True
Unlike in France and Great Britain where opposition to the Great War was treated harshly, the United States allowed antiwar dissidents to speak and operate freely without supervision or harassment
False
In the Ludlow massacre, German officers killed several hundred Russian prisoners of war suspected of being communists
False
During and shortly after World War I, there were several race riots in southern cities, but race relations remained relatively harmonious in northern cities such as Chicago, Detroit, and the St. Louis area
False
The limited U.S. military intervention in Russia was designed to help the so-called White Russians
True
British Prime Minister David Lloyd George supported all of Wilsons Fourteen Points, but Georges Clemenceau of France resisted because of sevre damage to his nation
False
The Fourteen Points contained a proposal for an alliance of western European and north Atlantic powers against the newly created Soviet Union
False
On his way to Paris for the peace conference, Wilson visited several European cities and encountered considerable public acclaim for his idealistic ideas
True
Senator Henry Cabot Lodge was a key figure in the senate's refusal to ratify the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations
True
The Comintern was a consortium of western European nations to oppose the spread of communism
False
Marcus Garvey promoted the ideology of black nationalism
True