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  1. 1. 1.Japan’s war aims during World War II were toA) none of these choices.B) annex Hawaii and Alaska.C) invade and conquer the United States.D) destroy the American fleet and withdraw to the Philippines.E) force a negotiated settlement with the United States on favorable terms.2.The outcome of the Pullman Strike of 1894 indicated that the federal governmentwouldA) intervene on the side of management rather than labor.B) intervene on the side of labor rather than management.C) not intervene in disputes between management and labor.D) be a fair mediator of disputes between management and labor.E) none of these choices.4.The United States suggested the Open Door policy for China in order toA) allow U.S. merchants to trade in China without the interference of foreigngovernments.B) all of the answers below.C) keep the great powers from completely destroying China by dividing it amongthemselves.D) maintain the territorial integrity of China.E) achieve a foreign policy victory without using military force.Points Earned: 0.0/1.05.During the Depression the film industry flourished because itA) emphasized escapist themes.B) all of these choices.C) exploited popular attitudes that glorified outlaws and ridiculed businessmen.D) provided inexpensive entertainment.E) offered double features.Points Earned: 0.0/1.06.The Fourteenth AmendmentA) ended slavery.B) provided amnesty to former Confederates.C) denied civil rights to all former Confederate soldiers.
  2. 2. D) provided that states treat all citizens equally.E) none of these choices.Points Earned: 0.0/1.07.General Eisenhower’s chief asset was hisA) flashy style.B) ability to intimidate subordinates.C) daring strategic sense.D) experience as a fighting general.E) executive ability.Points Earned: 0.0/1.08.In his Reconstruction plan, Abraham LincolnA)B) was less interested in the constitutional status of the former Confederate statesthan in racial equality.C) indicated less interest in the interests of the former slaves than in restoring theUnion as quickly as possible.D) had the full support of northern abolitionists.E) showed that he wanted to win the loyalty of southern whites with his lenientterms.Points Earned: 0.0/1.09.The Zimmermann telegram stirred up anti-German sentiment in the United Statesbecause it revealed German plans toA) destroy the Panama Canal.B) deploy submarines along the Atlantic coast of the United States.C)D) recruit German and Irish Americans for use as spies and saboteurs in the UnitedStates.E) return to Mexico her provinces lost to the United States in exchange for a Mexicandeclaration of war on the United States.Points Earned: 0.0/1.010.In the nineteenth century, courts held that employers of workers injured on the jobwere liable for a worker’s injuryA) if the worker could prove the injury was the employers fault.B) in all circumstances.
  3. 3. C) under no circumstances.D) only if the worker was totally without responsibility for the incident.E) only if the worker belonged to a union.Points Earned: 0.0/1.011.All of the following impelled “New Immigrants” to come to America exceptA) economic opportunity.B) land reform in their homelands.C) extreme poverty.D) political oppression.E) the desire to avoid military service.Points Earned: 0.0/1.02.During the war, the American Federation of LaborA) all of these choices.B) was included in the administrative structure supervising the war effort.C) achieved a new level of respectability.D) supported the war effort.E) issued a no-strike pledge.3.The main factor which doomed the Treaty of Versailles in the U.S. Senate wasD) President Wilsons refusal to compromise.4.In the nineteenth century, courts held that employers of workers injured on the jobwere liable for a worker’s injuryA) under no circumstances.B) only if the worker belonged to a union.C) if the worker could prove the injury was the employers fault.D) only if the worker was totally without responsibility for the incident.E) in all circumstances.5.In 1916, the German Navy temporarily suspended submarine warfare against U.S.ships because ofA) the fear that it would lead to intervention by the United States.B) the defeat of the Royal Navy at Jutland, which made such tactics unnecessary.C) British anti-submarine mines in the North Sea.D) economic pressure from the Allied Powers.E) heavy losses caused by the introduction of sonar by the Royal Navy.6.
  4. 4. All of the following are true of the Atlantic Charter except thatit was drawn up by the United States, England, and the Soviet Union.7.All of the following causes were furthered by World War IexceptA) anti-prostitution.B) women’s suffrage.C) none of these choices.D) prohibition.E) civil rights for blacks.8.The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine stated thatthe United States could intervene in the internal affairs of Latin American nations topreserve stability.10.World War II began when Britain and France declared war on Germany after itsinvasion ofA) Britain.B) Chzechoslovakia.C) Poland.D) the Soviet Union.E) Austria.12.All of the following impelled “New Immigrants” to come to America exceptA) land reform in their homelands.B) political oppression.C) extreme poverty.D) economic opportunity.E) the desire to avoid military service.1.Japan’s war aims during World War II were toA) none of these choices.B) annex Hawaii and Alaska.C) destroy the American fleet and withdraw to the Philippines.D) invade and conquer the United States.E) force a negotiated settlement with the United States on favorable terms.2.All of the following were functions of the Freedmen’s I exceptC) the allotment of 40 acres and a mule to each former slave family.3.
  5. 5. The 1864 Congressional plan for Reconstruction differed from Lincolns planin thatA) a majority of white males would have to pledge allegiance to the Union.B) voters would have to swear that they had never borne arms against the UnitedStates.C) all of the answers belowE) state governments would have to repudiate Confederate war debts.4.Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction program was rooted in his belief thatD) the southern states had never left the Union, because the Constitution did notallow for secession.5.The United States thwarted Germany’s submarine blockade of Great BritainA) by employing convoys escorted by destroyers to transport men and material toEurope.6.All of the following encouraged Americans to think in terms of overseasexpansion exceptD) the legacy of the American Revolution.7.In 1916, the German Navy temporarily suspended submarine warfare against U.S.ships because ofA) the defeat of the Royal Navy at Jutland, which made such tactics unnecessary.B) heavy losses caused by the introduction of sonar by the Royal Navy.C) the fear that it would lead to intervention by the United States.D) economic pressure from the Allied Powers.E) British anti-submarine mines in the North Sea.8.The main factor which doomed the Treaty of Versailles in the U.S. Senate wasA) a Republican filibuster.B) President Wilsons refusal to compromise.C)D) a loss of public interest in European affairs.E) conflicts between the treaty and the Monroe Doctrine.9.During the Depression, people who lived in the industrial Northeast experiencedA) little change in their lives.B) the collapse of city and state relief systems.C) an influx of "Okies" who took jobs from professional workers.D) an increase in private charity sufficient to meet their needs.E) unemployment rates considerably lower than in rural areas.10.
  6. 6. After bombing Pearl Harbor, Japan’s immediate military goal was toA) occupy the Philippines.B) invade America’s West Coast.C) occupy Hawaii.D) all of these choices.E) establish a defensive perimeter distant enough from Japan to safeguard thehomeland against bombing.11.In his dealings with Joseph Stalin, President RooseveltA) favored Churchill over Stalin.B) rejected Soviet proposals pertaining to postwar Europe.C) went out of his way to allay Stalin’s suspicions.D) betrayed America’s best interest.E) ignored Stalin’s suspicions.12.The majority of Americans blamed the Depression on all of the following exceptA) the capitalist system.B) big business.C) the Republican party.D) President Hoover.E) none of these choices.The Stimson DoctrineB) declared the United States would not recognize any territorial changes resultingfrom the use of force.2.During the Depression, people who lived in the industrial Northeast experiencedA) an influx of "Okies" who took jobs from professional workers.B) the collapse of city and state relief systems.C) unemployment rates considerably lower than in rural areas.D) little change in their lives.E) an increase in private charity sufficient to meet their needs.Points Earned: 0.0/1.05.Wilson’s Fourteen PointsA) were largely incorporated into the final peace treaty.B) made Wilson unpopular among the peoples of Europe.C) dealt mainly with specific territorial questions.D) enjoyed considerable support among Allied leaders.E)Points Earned: 0.0/1.0
  7. 7. 6.In his dealings with Joseph Stalin, President RooseveltA) favored Churchill over Stalin.B) ignored Stalin’s suspicions.C) went out of his way to allay Stalin’s suspicions.D) betrayed America’s best interest.E) rejected Soviet proposals pertaining to postwar Europe.Points Earned: 0.0/1.07.All of the following impelled “New Immigrants” to come to America exceptA) land reform in their homelands.B) economic opportunity.C) extreme poverty.D) political oppression.E) the desire to avoid military service.Points Earned: 0.0/1.08.The Zimmermann telegram stirred up anti-German sentiment in the United Statesbecause it revealed German plans toA)B) return to Mexico her provinces lost to the United States in exchange for a Mexicandeclaration of war on the United States.C) destroy the Panama Canal.D) recruit German and Irish Americans for use as spies and saboteurs in the UnitedStates.E) deploy submarines along the Atlantic coast of the United States.Points Earned: 0.0/1.010.The Fourteenth AmendmentA) provided that states treat all citizens equally.B) denied civil rights to all former Confederate soldiers.C) provided amnesty to former Confederates.D) none of these choices.E) ended slavery.Points Earned: 0.0/1.012.
  8. 8. World War II began when Britain and France declared war on Germany after itsinvasion ofA) the Soviet Union.B) Poland.C) Chzechoslovakia.D) Austria.E) Britain.

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