American History Eoc

40 Questions  I  By Szv02080 on March 30, 2010
This is a practice quiz for the American History EOC.

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  Why did Congress pass laws protecting civil rights during Reconstruction?
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Why did United States business interests favor overseas expansion in the late 1800s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  In the late 1800s, why did the Great Plains region become closely associated with the Populist movement?
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  How did the government’s policy of manifest destiny affect Native Americans living on the plains in the late 1800s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  Which of these statements describes an obstacle to the assimilation of immigrant groups in the United States in the late 1800s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  How did government policies of the Gilded Age of the late 1800s promote industrialization?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  During the late nineteenth century, many anti-imperialists worried that imperialism might threaten United States democratic values by
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  How did labor unions affect the lives of many workers during the late nineteenth century?
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  Why did the Homestead Act attract farmers to the frontier?
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  One effect of the building of the transcontinental railroad was to
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  How did Congress uphold individual property rights of southerners during Reconstruction?
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Why were the League of Nations and the United Nations created?
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  How did the Pure Food and Drug Act change the way government regulated business?
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  Why did people in the Great Depression call their temporary settlement communities “Hoovervilles”?
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  How did the Federal Reserve’s higher interest rates in the 1930s complicate the Great Depression?
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  What was the purpose of the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA)?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  Why did large numbers of African Americans migrate to the North in the early twentieth century?
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  Why did many immigrants move from eastern and southern Europe to the United States between 1880 and 1920?
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  The federal government’s approach to regulating monopolies in the early 1900s was to
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  How did the Democratic administration influence politics during the Great Depression and World War II?
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  Reforms of the Progressive Movement • Direct primary • Initiative, referendum, and recall • Direct election of senators What was the purpose of these reforms?
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Which constitutional check did the Supreme Court use when declaring several New Deal programs unconstitutional?
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  What effect did anti-immigration sentiment have on domestic policy in the early twentieth century?
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  “That which the German power represents today spells death to the aspirations of Negroes and all darker races for equality, freedom, and democracy. Let us not hesitate. Let us, while this war lasts, forget our special grievances and close our ranks shoulder to shoulder with our own white fellow citizens and the allied nations that are fi ghting for democracy.” —W. E. B. Du Bois This quotation refl ects which attitude of many African Americans during World War I?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  How did the Dust Bowl affect the Great Plains during the Great Depression?
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  What was the primary challenge faced by Hispanic immigrants since the 1940s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Even though President Roosevelt supported the Allies with war supplies before 1941, why was the United States unable to enter the war until after the bombing of Pearl Harbor?
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  Why was the purchase of Alaska in 1867 important to the development of the United States economy?
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  How was the economy affected by corporate expansion in the 1950s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  One consequence of World War II was that the United States
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  Which of these actions is an example of checks and balances?
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  The automobile and the expansion of the roadway system in the 1950s led to the growth of
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  Which of these changes infl uenced political participation in the 1970s?
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  During the 1950s, how did the Republican Party hope to support a balanced federal budget and counter communist countries?
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  What effect did the Immigration Act of 1965 have?
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  Which situation resulted from the OPEC oil embargo of 1973?
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  Which of these statements describes both the Fifteenth Amendment and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  How did the Paris Peace Accords lead to the end of the Vietnam War in 1973?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  Which of these factors led to the formation of a region called the Rust Belt during the late twentieth century?
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Why was the end of the Korean War considered a stalemate?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Back to top


to post comments.

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz