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146 Cards in this Set

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during the late 19th century, the centers of Democratic strength included which of the following areas
all of the above
most American farmers in the late 1800's opposed
high tariffs
Grover Cleveland believed the government should
refrain from patronage meddling in economy
economically, the 1880's and early 1890's were years of
all of the above
during the last decade of the late 19th century, the primary use of the Sherman ANtitrust Act was to
curb labor unions
Which of the following was not a reform supported by populists
private ownership of nation
all of the following were contributory causes of the Panic of 1893 except
tax policies of the federal government on big businesses
what was the major issue in the 1896 presidential election
free silver
which of the following marked the collapse of populism
the election of William McKinley
which of these was a popular argument for expansionism in the late 1800's
americans are responsible to spread Christ and democracy
The US declared war on Spain in 1898 in order to
free Cuba
Which of the following was not ceded to the US by Spain as a result of the Spanish AMerican War
How did the US deal with Cuba in the years after the Spanish American War
all of these
What was the purpose of the ROosevelt corollary
to prevent foreign governments from interfering in latin America
The open door policy did which of the following
bolstered American commercial interests in China
the US acquired control of the canal zone by
organizing a revolt in Panama
which of the following statements about Wilson's latin American policy is correct
All of these
in the Late 19th century, all of the following encouraged American jingoism except
the flooding of American markets by foreign producers
the freesilver position of the Democrats and Populists in 1896 failed to win support from urban labor because
workers feared it would result in higher food prices
most progressive agreed that the government should
protect workers
Roosevelt's progressive record does not include
establishment of federal reserve system
Roosevelts reaction to the United Mine Worker's strike
he appointed arbitrators to resolve the dispute
not a progressive reform a the federal government level
national health insurance
most progressive reform began in
large urban areas
which is least identified with progressivism
which best characterizes the muckrakers
leading critics of urban bosses
creation of federal reserve system
made currency and credit more elastic
during the progressive era women championed everything except
affirmative action
the triangle shirtwaist company
a fire killed over 100 women garment workers
pprogressives promoted all except
sustaining the traditional influence of political parties
the central tenet of new nationalism was that the
federal government should regulate large corporations
which is accurate about progressivism
all of these
not a cause of growing split in republican party
Taft's refusal to pursue antitrust cases
which candidate in 1912 advocated the most far reaching changes for american society
Eugene Debbs
in what respect were the populists and progressive movements similar
advocated government intervention to handle problems form industiralization
not a goal of progressives
abolition of private ownership of the means of production
which occurred in wilson's presidency
all of these
which of the following was a major faction in the outbreak of WWI
secret alliances among European Nations
by 1915 the member of the allies were
France, GREeat britain, russia, and italy
what was the initial reaction of most americans to the outbreak of WWI
they wanted US to be out of conflict
all of the following convinced the US to enter WWI except
a strong desire to become involved in affairs of Europe
which was not an effect of WWI life in US
immigration increased greatly
american supporters of entry into war could claim US was fighting a moral war b/c
the US joined the war only after russia's oppressive monarchy was replaced
what role did federal government play in economy after the war
the government regulated industrial production of war goods
which best describes the first few years of WWI
both sides locked in a stalemate
woodrow wilson's reaction to the sinking of Lusitania was
demand assurances from Germany that these outrages not occur
which nation suffered fewest casualties during WWI
the committee on Public information
used propaganda to spread the US governments official version of the war
which of the follwoing statements about the experiences of blacks during WWI is correct
black soldiers served in segregated regiments and divisions
which of the following statement concernign the american expeditionary force is true
the AEF broke the stalemate in favor of allies
which of the follwoing is true about the american economy during WWI
all of these
which of the following was not included in wilson's 14 points
reparations from those guilty of starting the war
because militarism had been a major cause of the war, the framers of the treaty of versailles
barred germany from maintaining an army
why did many senators ooppose the versailles treaty
they did not want the US to join the League of Nations
which of these was a new nation established by the treaty of Versailles
all of these
prohibition seemed to fail during tthe 1920's because it
d) proved difficult to enforce
a significant consequence of the widespread use of the automobile
the government built new road systems
which of the following is not considered a sign that the prosperity of the 1920's was superficial
the success of the advertising industry
which of the following were likely to approve of prohibition
members of organized crime syndicates
which statement best descrives the american economy during the 1920's
the economy grew steadily as investments increased
the essence of welfare capitalism was
company provided benefits for workers
causes of the farming crisis of the 1920's included the fact that
demand for crops fell after WWI
which of these is not a manifestation of changing cultural values among americans in the 1920's
birth control devices were legalized in all states
the US immigration policy in 124
was formulated to reduce the influx of immigrants from eastern and southern europe
the musical style that epitomized the 1920's were
the social philosophy of herbert hoover
advocated a cooperative, socially responsible economic order shaped by voluntary action
during the great depression, teh overall unemployment rate was about
most americans who lived through the depression
still had faith in traditional values
which of the following was a sign of a troubled economy during the 1920's
all of these
one effect of the great depression on women was to
strengthen the belief that a woman's place was in the home
hoovers measures to deal with the depression included all of the following except
a largescale federal program of direct relief to the unemployed
which of these new deal programs was aimed to help farmers
the national industrial reserve act sought to combat the great depression by
reducing competition
which of the following reached new high during Roosevelt's first term as president
the national debt
Roosevelt's political philosophy could mos accurately be described or characterized as
which of the following statements is not true about the new deal
brought about full economic recovery by 1937
the tennessee valley authority
was on experiment with regional planning and rehabilitation
what did germany italy and japan have in common in the 1930's
they were fascist nations seeking world power
american participation in WWII had which of the following major effects of the home front
a movement of women into factory work
which of the followign did the roosevelt administration object to the most because it threatened the economic interests of the US
japanese aggression against china
a series of neutrality acts passed by congress in the 1930's accomplished all of the following except
establishment of a military draft
the US placed an embargo on aviation fuel and scrap metal to japan after
japan occupied french indochina
which of these is usually seen as the start of WWII
germany's invasion of poland
WWI helped to end the great depression in the US by
encouraging mass production
roosevelt created the war production board to
coordinate the production of war materials
to combat wartime inflation the US government did all of the following except
increase the production of consumer goods
which statement accurately reflects the role of women in the economy during WWII
the number of women working outside the home increased by over 50%
lend lease
was extended to both britain and the soviet union
a significant consequence of the battles of midway and gudalcanal was the
shifting of the balance of power in the pacific to the allies
japanese americans living on the west coast in early 1942 were sent to interment camps on the alleged grounds that they
were a potential threat to the security of the US
although not yet officially involved in WWII, by the autumn of 1941 the US was
all of these
the 1st area to be liverated from axis occupatoin by the allies was
north africa
the atlantic charter
set collective war strategy and long term war goals for birtain and the US
which of the follwoing helped convince americans that US participation in WWI was a mistake that should not be repeated by getting involved a 2nd time
the Nye Committee hearings
the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japanese cities incorporated all of the following except
saving american lives
the US economy in the late 1970's was charhacterized by all of the follwoing except
low interest rates
the main guiding principle of carter's foreign policy was
human rights
Gerald Ford's popularity with the american public fell dramatically as a result of his
pardon of nixon
in response to the soviet invasion of afghanistan, carter did all of the following except
work w/ nato to declare war on USSR
what was the primary goal of the new right
overturn new deal andgreat society programs
reagan's economic policies during his first term brought about
all of the above - a recession, foreign trade deficits, an economic surge
ronald reagan's greatest strength or achievement as president was
his ability to communicate traditional values and restore confidence
all of the following were part of reaganomics except
cuts of medicare and social security benefits to seniors
supplyside economic theory called for
cutting taxes to encourage new investments
the reagan administration withdrew the marins sent to lebanon as peace keepers after
terrorist bombs demolished a marine barracks
which of these increased tensions between the us and the USSR
the creation of west germany
the truman doctine and the marshall plan were examples of
the major US foreign policy objective in teh post war years was to
stop the spread of communism
american society in the 1950's expected women to
stay home w/ kids
one effect of post war business expansion was
a shift of the work force from blue collar to white collar jobs
about what portion of the american people lived in poverty during the prosperous 1950's
one fifth
with respect to the countries of europe liberated from nazi control, the yalta conference provided for
interim governments and subsequent free elections
following their defeat by the chinese communists, chiang kaishek and his nationalist followers
fled to Formose (taiwan)
after the election of 1948, truman succeeded in gettin parts of his domestic program passed. which of these did congress pass
all of these
the prosperity of the 1950's was accompanied by
corporate mergers and the formation of conglomerates
the marshall plan was succesful because it
sparked western europes industrial recovery
one reason that the US supported the french in vietnam after WWII was that
Mao Zedong was victorious in teh Chinese civil war
despite high unemployment immediately after WWII, the US economy thrived largely due to
personal savings and the availability of easy credit
in response to arkansas governor orval faubs' decision to resist desegregation in little rock's central high school president eisenhower
federalized the arkansas national guard
in his farewell address president eisenhower warned americans about the dangers of
military industrial complex
the supreme court case of brown v board of education of topeka directly contradicted the legal principle establish by
plessy v ferguson
which of the following is correct about harrry s truman
he proposed through the fair deal, to continue and expand the aims of the new deal
major domestic develpments in the US during eisenhowers two terms included all except
the dismantling of new deal welfare programs
influential critics of the 1950's were most concerned with which of the following aspects of life in the US following WWII
alienation and conformity in modern society
one important result of the USSR's blockade of berlin was
the establishment of the federal republic of germany
according to dr. benjamin spck, motehrs should
subordinate their activities and interests to the needs of their children
the purpose of the marshall plan was to
all of these
when president kennedy took office, the sonsensus of america was that
communism posed the greatest threat to the US
unlike kennedy, johnson was a
strong legislative leader
what was the main reason for the berlin wall
to stop east germans from fleeing to west berlin
which was not a result of kennedy's new frontier initiative
higher taxes
how did the great society differ from the new frontier
most great society programs passes in congress
which best describes kennedy's reaction to civil rights
he slowly lent his support to the cause and eventually introduced civil rights legislation
malcom x encouraged blacks
to separate from white society
what did the US fear would happen if it did not act involved in vietnam
communists would take over the country
which dfines the domino theory
if one country falls to communism others in the region will fall too
during the 1960
s young people, black people, indians, hispanics, and women protested against all of the following excpet
excessive cost of the social security system
richard nixon's 1968 political come back to win the presidency can partly be credited to
dissension within the Democratic party over vietnam
students staged a sitin in greensboro, nortch carolina, in 1960 to protest
segregation of public facilities
the national organization of women promoted all of theshe except
the exemption of women from military combat
in the 1960's mos native americans wanted
more self determination
in 1967-8 the issue that most unified the various people loosely known as the new left was
opposition to the war in vietnam
the north vietnamese tet offenseive was a significant turning point in the vietnam war because
north vietnam was able to mount a nationwide offenseive even though 1/2 million american soldiers were in vietnam
in 1971 in an attempt to counteract the economic effects of both recession and inflation, president nixon
froze wages, prices and rents
nixon's conduct of foreign affairs emphasized all the following except
a renewed arms race in missiles
what cause nixon to resign as president
white house tapes proved he was guilty of obstruction justices