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40 Cards in this Set

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President James Garfield tried to limit the spoils system by reforming the--
A railroad industry.
B draft.
C meatpacking industry.
D civil service.
Muckrakers were reporters who--
A supported political leaders such
Boss Tweed.
B exposed corruption in business
and politics.
C wrote mainly about sporting
events and the arts.
D tried to get people to understand
conservation efforts.
The Progressives supported all of the following except the--
A spoils system.
B referendum.
C graduated income tax.
D initiative.
Theodore Roosevelt believed that the government should--
A take over all trusts.
B control bad trusts.
C encourage trusts to grow.
D take no action against trusts.
Women first gained the right to vote in states in the--
A North.
B South.
C East.
D West.
Women first gained the right to vote in states in the--
A North.
B South.
C East.
D West.
Tuskegee Institute was set up to--
A teach practical skills to black
B train people for the civil service
C teach English to Asian
D give legal advice to Mexican
Commodore Perry visited Japan to--
A prevent Russia from expanding in
the Pacific.
B enforce the Open Door Policy.
C open up trade with Japan.
D claim Japan as an American
In the late 1800s, the United States gained all of the following lands except--
A Cuba.
B Hawaii.
C the Philippines.
D Alaska.
The leaders of the Boxer Rebellion wanted to--
A establish an American sphere of
influence in China.
B drive all foreigners out of China.
C set up a democratic form of
government in Hawaii.
D restore Queen Liliuokalani to the
throne in Hawaii.
During the Spanish-American War, Commodore George Dewey led American naval forces in--
A Cuba.
B the Philippines.
C Puerto Rico.
D Panama.
The Platt Amendment limited the independence of--
A Cuba.
B Panama.
C the Philippines.
D Puerto Rico.
In the Roosevelt Corollary, the United States claimed the right to--
A trade with all parts of China.
B open up two ports in Japan for
C intervene in Latin America to
preserve law and order.
D rule the Panama Canal Zone as
part of the United States.
Investments by United States banks and businesses in Latin America were examples of--
A the Open Door policy.
B the Roosevelt Corollary.
C dollar diplomacy.
D militarism.
Three sources of tension in Europe around 1900 were militarism, imperialism, and
A isolationism.
B pacificism.
C nationalism.
D progressivism.
Wilson's plan for peace after World War I was known as the--
A Versailles Treaty.
B Fourteen Points.
C Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.
D triple Entente.
After World War I, the united States Senate refused to--
A recognize the Allies as victorious.
B sign the Treaty of Brest-litovsk.
C sign the Versailles Treaty.
D let Americans trade with Germany.
During the 1920s, the steel, oil, and tourist industries benefited greatly from the boom in which industry?
A Farming
B Automobile
C Movie
D radio
Richard Wright and Langston Hughes were part of the--
A Harlem Renaissance.
B Bonus Army.
C Teapot Dome Scandal.
D Tennessee Valley Authority.
Which group did not share in the Coolidge prosperity of the 1920s?
A Investors in the stock market
B Corporations
C Automobile workers
D Farmers
Which of the following showed that antiforeign feeling remained strong in the 1920s?
A Teapot Dome Scandal
B Kellogg-Briand Pact
C harlem Renaissance
D Sacco-Vanzetti trial
In the 1920s, Congress established a quota system to limit--
A prices of stocks on Wall Street.
B immigration to the United States.
C trade with Europe.
D wages of union workers.
A major cause of the Great Depression was--
A overproduction.
B unemployment.
C public works programs.
D sitdown strikes.
During the Great Depression, President Roosevelt relied on the advice of a group of experts known as the--
A kitchen cabinet.
B Brain Trust.
C Civilian Conservation Corps.
D Big Four.
A New Deal program that provided jobs to the unemployed was the--
A Bonus Army.
B Brain Trust.
C Federal Deposit Insurance
D Civilian Conservation Corps.
The Social Security Act helped--
A older Americans.
B farmers.
C labor unions.
D immigrants.
Mary Mcleod Bethune and Roabert C. Weaver were members of Roosevelt's--
A kitchen cabinet.
B Brain Trust.
C Black Cabinet.
D Labor Department.
Roosevelt sought to improve relations with Latin American nations through the--
A Kellogg-Briand Pact.
B Neutrality Act.
C Lend-Lease Act.
D Good Neighbor Policy
During World War I, the Soviet Union was led by--
A Winston Churchill.
B Joseph Stalin.
C Benito Mussolini.
D Adolf Hitler.
In the 1930s, dictators ruled each of the following countries except--
A Italy.
B Germany.
C Soviet Union.
D France.
Under the Lend-Lease Act, the United States--
A supplied oil and coal to Japan.
B loaned money to the nations of
Latin America.
C sent war materials to Britain and
the Soviet Union.
D agreed to help European nations
trying to recover from the Great
The immediate result of the bombing of Pearl Harbor was--
A Japan invaded China.
B the United States declared war on
C Germany invaded France.
D the United States bombed
The Allies issued the Potsdam Declaration to--
A state their goals for the peace.
B warn Nazis that they would be
punished for their crimes.
C warn Japan to surrender or face
D announce D-Day.
The last major event in World War II was the--
A Battle of the Bulge.
B bombing of Hiroshima and
C bombing of Pearl Harbor.
D invasion of France by the Allies.
The murder of millions of Jews by the Nazis is called--
A Operation Overlord.
B the Potsdam Declaration.
C the Holocaust.
D the Bataan Death March.
The Nuremberg trials were held to--
A decide how much Germany
should pay for the war.
B end the Holocaust.
C punish Nazis accused of war
D expose the evils of the Bataan
Death March.
Which was a common characteristic of Nazi Germany, fascist Italy, and the communist Soviet Union?
A They had similar economic
B They had the same religious
C They were ruled by dictatorships.
D They had fought on the same
side in World War I.
Which of these immigrant groups came to America late in the 19th century and helped build the railroads?
A Germans
B Chinese
C Polish
D Haitians
Which was not one of the Axis powers during World War II?
A Germany
B Japan
C China
D Italy
Persons born in the United States automatically become--
A taxpayers
B citizens
C registered voters
D candidates for military service