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The Knights of Labor, unlike the American Federation of Labor
a. Advocated the use of violence against corporate power
b. Pursued practical ovjectives that would bring immediate benefit to workers
c. Formally advocated strikes as the primary weapon against employers
d. Welcomed all workers, including women, blacks, immigrants, and the unskilled
d. Welcomed all workers, including women, blacks, immigrants, and the unskilled

Strikes would be unhelpful because an employer wouldn't mind losing an unskilled worker
The industrial work force between the years 1865 and 1914
a. Included very few women
b. Was largely composed of immigrants
c. Never tried to unionize
d. Had unemployment benefits provided by employers
b. Was largely composed of immigrants

Both a and b are correct, but b is MORE correct
With what industry was John D. Rockefeller associated?
a. Steel
b. Railroads
c. Oil
d. Textiles
c. Oil
Which did NOT contribute to the industrial boom of the late 19th century?
a. Abundance of raw materials
b. Technological innovation
c. New ways of organizing business
d. Slavery
d. Slavery

Even though the Emancipation Proclomation did not fully wipe out slavery, it stopped enough of it for slavery not to really benefit industries.
The first successful unions were those that represented
a. Unskilled workers
b. Agricultural workers
c. Skilled craftsmen
d. Office workers
c. Skilled crafstmen

Though the Knights of Labor was popular, the AFL was more effective.
Inflation
a. Benefits debtors
b. BEnefits lenders
c. Was championed by gold standard advocates
d. Decreased the prices for agricultural products
a. Benefits debtors
The poem "The White Man's Burden"
a. Calls on colonial powers to make whatever effort is necessary to improve the people they colonize
b. Expresses disgust for America's acquisition of the Philippines
c. Protests against racial discrimination
d. Was written by W.E.B. DuBois
a. Calls on colonial powers to make whatever effort is necessary to improve the people they colonize
Teddy Roosevelt
a. Showed no sympathy for the working man
b. Set aside thousands of acres for national forests
c. Urged Congress to leave trusts alone
d. Believed it was wrong to interfere with the internal affairs of other nations
b. Set aside thousands of acres for national forests
More progressives did not ally with the socialists because
a. Progressives were offended by the abusive personality of Eugene V. Debs
b. Progressives had a stake in the capitalist system and did not wnat to overthrow it
c. progressives rejected the nationalist appeals of the socialists
d. Progressives acecpted the basic tenets of the laissez faire philosophy
b. Progressives had a stake in the capitalist system and did not wnat to overthrow it
In the final analysis, the progressives were able to
a. Bring about a redistribution of power in the United States
b. Remove state and national government from the influence of business and industrial interests
c. Force business and industrial interests to pay more attention to the public opinion
d. Unite behind a comprehensive reform program for American society
c. Force business and industrial interests to pay more attention to the public opinion
A muckraker is
a. And investigative reporter who exposes corruption
b. A farmer who supports public regulation of railroads
c. A machine politician
d. A conservationist
a. And investigative reporter who exposes corruption
Theodore Roosevelt's goal in his Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine was to
a. Build ties with European powers
b. Prevent European nations from gaining influence in the Caribbean
c. Preserve the sovereignty of small Caribbean nations
d. Promote economic development in Latin America through loans and grants
b. Prevent European nations from gaining influence in the Caribbean
Which statement describes American forgein policy from the end of the Civil War to the outbreak of WWI?
a. The US went from being a nation with no clear overseas commitments to becoming a world power with a string of commitments throughout Latin America and Asia
b. the US was committed to maintaning a balance of power in Europe and on several occasions sent in troops to preserve it
c. Thanks to the Monroe Doctrine, the US preserved its commitment to isolationism
d. Americans greatly explanded their trading commitments, but avoided sending troops beyond American borders
a. The US went from being a nation with no clear overseas commitments to becoming a world power with a string of commitments throughout Latin America and Asia
Which of the following is accurate about the internment of Japanese living in the US during WWII?
a. The majority confined were US born citizens
b. Many relocated were critics of war
c. Congress passed a law requiring the relocation of aliens during the war
d. The Supreme Court in Korematsu v. U.S. ruled that Japanese-American internment was unconstitutional
a. The majority confined were US born citizens
During the war, Latinos
a. Faced less discrimination in the military than in civilian society
b. Assumed primarily common labor and agricultural occupations
c. Were denied fair employment practice protection until 1943
d. All of the above
d. All of the above
The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) of 1933 sought to lessen the effects of the Depression by
a. Paying farmers to cut production and, in some cases, destroy crops
b. Purchasing farms and turning them into collectives
c. Instituting an early retirement program for farmers over 50
d. Encouraging farmers to increase production
a. Paying farmers to cut production and, in some cases, destroy crops
Which does not owe its existence to the New Deal?
a. Federal insurance of banking accounts
b. Social Security
c. Federal Reserve Board
d. Right to organize a union
d. Right to organize a union
Which was NOT a major cause of the Depression?
a. Technological advances had allowed farmers and manufacturers to overproduce, creating a large surplus
b. The federal government interfered too much with the economy, causing investors to lose confidence
c. The average wage earner was not earning enough money to buy consumer products
d. Stock investors had been allowed to speculate wildly, creating instability
c. The average wage earner was not earning enough money to buy consumer products