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How many soldiers perished during World War I worldwide?
10 million
The federal organization established to explain the war to the American people, and which trained some 75,000 Four-Minute Men to deliver short talks in support of America’s war effort was called:
Committee on Public Information.
What was the West African proverb that President Theodore Roosevelt was fond of?
Speak softly and carry a big stick.
Dollar Diplomacy, the U.S. foreign policy that emphasized economic investment and loans from American banks, rather than direct military intervention, was the policy of:
William Howard Taft.
President Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to negotiate a settlement of:
the Russo-Japanese War of 1905.
During World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire were called:
the Central Powers.
Who was the leader of the National Woman’s Party, an organization that employed militant tactics in favor of woman suffrage?
Alice Paul
What did prohibition (the Eighteenth Amendment, ratified in 1919) prohibit?
manufacturer, sale, or distribution of alcoholic beverages
The “open door” policy refers to:
a key principle of American foreign relations that emphasizes the free flow of trade, investment, and information.
What was the name of the British liner sunk by a German submarine in May 1915, which resulted in the deaths of more than a thousand passengers, including 124 Americans?
Lusitania
Of the great ideologies that had arisen in the nineteenth century, which, by 1920, had proven most powerful?
nationalism
The outbreak of World War I in 1914 was triggered by:
the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand.
A leading characterization of U.S. foreign policy in the early twentieth century was:
“Dollar Diplomacy.”
In November 1917, in the midst of World War I, a communist revolution broke out in what country?
Russia
Which of the following was not a military technology used during World War I:
atomic bombs.
President Woodrow Wilson’s foreign policy that called for active intervention to remake the world in America’s image, and which asserted the view that greater freedom worldwide would follow from increased American investment and trade abroad was called:
liberal internationalism.
President Woodrow Wilson articulated the clearest statement of American war aims and his vision of a new postwar international order in:
the Fourteen Points.
Which of the following was not a significant effect of World War I on American society?
the withdrawal of the federal government from domestic affairs, so that it could concentrate on the war overseas
Who was the leader of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, a movement for African independence and black self-reliance?
Marcus Garvey
Which of the following was not a feature of public debate over whether the United States should enter the war in Europe?
Labor generally opposed American entry; business generally endorsed it.
The worst race riot in American history occurred in 1921 when more than 300 blacks were killed and over 10,000 were left homeless after white mobs burned an all-black section of this city to the ground:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Randolph Bourne’s vision of America was one in which:
a cosmopolitan, democratic society in which immigrants and natives would together create a new “trans-national” culture.
The United States entered World War I in April of 1917 only after Germany resumed submarine warfare against its ships in the Atlantic and:
after discovery of the Zimmermann telegram.
Which of the following was not a significant development in postwar America?
the constitutional enfranchisement of African-Americans

Which of the following was not a principle espoused in Wilson's Fourteen Points?
the abolition of colonial rule around the globe
Between 1901 and 1920, the U.S. Marines landed in Caribbean countries:
more than twenty times.
The right to dissent from government policy during World War I:
met sweeping repression
The American foreign policy principle that held that the United States had a right to exercise “an international police power” in the Western Hemisphere was called:
the Roosevelt Corollary.
In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson sent more than 10,000 troops into Mexico in an effort (that proved unsuccessful) to arrest:
“Pancho” Villa, who had killed seventeen Americans in an attack on Columbus, New Mexico.
Which of the following was not a significant development in American race relations during the first two decades of the twentieth century?
the ascent of racial equality to the top of the Progressive agenda
During World War I, popular words of German origin were changed; “hamburger” became:
“liberty sandwich”
Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
publication of Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk; founding of NAACP; Silent Protest Parade in New York City; Chicago race riot