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1920-1960

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1920-1960
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1.  All of the following were notable trends and movements of the 1920s except
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2.  Which of the following was the LEAST important consideration in US foreign policy during the 1920s?
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3.  During the 1920s, the group who generally did not prosper were
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4.  Which of the following was the focus of a dispute between modernists and traditionists in the 1920s?
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5.  Which of the following had contrasting points of view on events and issues of the 1920s?
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6.  Which source would be most important to a historian investigating the effects of the protective tariff from 1922-1930?
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7.  Prohibition led to all of the following except
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8.  “We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of any land.” This statement by the presidential candidate Herbert Hoover in 1928 could best be supported by
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9.  “Isolationism characterized US foreign policy in the 1920s.” Which of the following might be used to refute the above claim?
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10.  In combating the depression, President Herbert Hoover favored all of the following except
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11.  “The New Deal brought sweeping changes in American politics and society.” Each of the following actions supports this statement except
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12.  The New Deal legislation that has had the widest impact over the past 60 years is the
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13.  “Economic indicators during Hoover’s presidency reached new lows.” Which of these indicators went up instead of down?
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14.  Of the following, the greatest threat to Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal was
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15.  Which of the following pairs of people is closely identified with the bonus march?
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16.  All of the following were passed or created by Congress during the second New Deal except
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17.  All of the following played a role in causing the Great Depression except
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18.  The New Deal implemented theories of John Maynard Keynes that stressed the importance of
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19.  In response to conservative rulings of the Supreme Court, President Roosevelt took action that resulted in
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20.  Which of the following phrases accurately describes Roosevelt’s good-neighbor policy?
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21.  “It was like lending a garden hose to a neighbor whose house was burning.” This statement by President Roosevelt is consistent with all of the following US policies except
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22.  Which of the following was an expression of isolationism in the 1930s?
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23.  In the 1930s, the foreign policies of Japan and the United States were chiefly in conflict over
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24.  On the home front, US involvement in World War II brought about
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25.  In Korematsu v. US the Supreme Court upheld the government’s practice of
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26.  Consequences of Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb against Japan included all of the following except
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27.  At which of the following conferences did Stalin agree to hold free elections in the countries of Eastern Europe?
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28.  Which is an accurate characterization of how US foreign policy changed from 1938 to early 1941?
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29.  From 1942 to 1945, the United States was allied with
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30.  US economic expansion after World War II was encouraged by all of the following except
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31.  President Truman’s domestic policies included support for all of the following except
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32.  Which of the following was not a major issue between the Soviet Union and the United States in the postwar years 1945-1950?
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33.  “In these circumstances, it is clear that the main element of any United States policy toward the Soviet Union must be that of a long-term, patient, but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies. It is important to note, however, that such a policy has nothing to do with outward histrionics, with threats or blustering or superfluous gestures of outward ‘toughness.’ ” This statement is taken from
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34.  The primary purpose of the Marshall Plan was to
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35.  Which US action is not correctly paired with an event in international politics?
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36.  Which of the following was not an issue during the Korean War?
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37.  Which of the following contributed the least to the growth of the Red Scare in the 1950s?
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38.  Which of the following best describes Truman’s foreign policy from 1945 to 1952?
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39.  The principal reason for the defeat of most Fair Deal programs was
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40.  President Eisenhower’s “modern Republicanism” can best be described as
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41.  John Foster Dulles’ “new look” to US foreign policy included all of the following except
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42.  US intervention in Iran in 1953 and in Guatemala in 1954 are examples of
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43.  “We declare that however acute the ideological differences between the two systems—the socialist and the capitalist—we must solve questions in dispute among states not by war, but by peaceful negotiation.” This statement by Nikita Khrushchev in 1957 expressed the idea of
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44.  Which of the following represented a major crisis during Eisenhower’s presidency?
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45.  In the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the Supreme Court ruled that
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46.  The Montgomery bus boycott and Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins are examples of
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47.  During the 1950s, all of the following contributed to a more homogeneous culture except
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48.  The United States during the Eisenhower years was characterized by
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49.  All of the following represented a criticism of the society and conformity of the 1950s except
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