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Immigration 9 Test

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Immigration 9 Test

This test will assess your understanding of chapter 9 materials.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The goal of the National Origins Act of 1924 was to
    • A. 

      Reduce immigration from the United States to European countries.

    • B. 

      Revive the Ku Klux Klan.

    • C. 

      Reduce immigration to the United States from European countries.

    • D. 

      Create more jobs.

  • 2. 
    After World War I, many Americans viewed as enemies people identified as
    • A. 

      100 Percent Americanists

    • B. 

      “reds” and socialists.

    • C. 

      Nativists

    • D. 

      Isolationists

  • 3. 
    Spin-off industries that resulted from the production of millions of cars included an increased demand for
    • A. 

      Rubber and trolleys

    • B. 

      Electrical appliances

    • C. 

      Aviation

    • D. 

      Glass and steel

  • 4. 
    What did the major naval powers agree to at the Washington Naval Conference?
    • A. 

      Increase production of ships

    • B. 

      Decrease production of ships

    • C. 

      Cut back on the size of their navies

    • D. 

      Increase the size of their navies

  • 5. 
    The thriving postwar economy especially benefited
    • A. 

      Advertisers

    • B. 

      The federal government

    • C. 

      Farmers

    • D. 

      Consumers

  • 6. 
    The success of business in the 1920s led to the growth of
    • A. 

      Welfare capitalism

    • B. 

      Deportation

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Nativism

  • 7. 
    One of the basic principles of communism is that everyone should
    • A. 

      Be divided by economic class

    • B. 

      Not share equally in society’s wealth

    • C. 

      Share equally in society’s wealth

    • D. 

      Have private property

  • 8. 
    Referring to nearly 250 aliens who were being deported, who said “I believe we should place them all in ships of stone, with sails of lead”?
    • A. 

      Leonard Wood

    • B. 

      A. Mitchell Palmer

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Calvin Coolidge

  • 9. 
    In 1920 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were arrested and put on trial for
    • A. 

      Being illegal aliens

    • B. 

      Being members of the Ku Klux Klan

    • C. 

      Armed robbery and murder

    • D. 

      Communism

  • 10. 
    Payments designed to make up for war damage are known as
    • A. 

      Credit

    • B. 

      Reparations

    • C. 

      Welfare capitalism

    • D. 

      Installment buying

  • 11. 
    Which state saw sharp increases in the price of land in the 1920s due to an increasing number of people traveling for pleasure?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      New York

  • 12. 
    Soldiers returning from World War I brought what disease back to the United States, causing an epidemic that swept the country in 1918?
    • A. 

      Smallpox

    • B. 

      Influenza

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Diphtheria

  • 13. 
    As someone who worked to establish communism in the Soviet Union, Lenin believed in the principle that
    • A. 

      Everyone should share equally in a society’s wealth

    • B. 

      Ownership of private property should be restricted to the upper classes

    • C. 

      Those in different social and economic classes should be separated from each other

    • D. 

      Those with the most capital should invest in developing nations

  • 14. 
    Sacco and Vanzetti were on trial not only for robbery and murder, but also for their
    • A. 

      Membership in the Ku Klux Klan

    • B. 

      Refusal to board the Buford

    • C. 

      Political beliefs and ethnicity

    • D. 

      Resistance to the leadership of John L. Lewis

  • 15. 
    In the 1920s companies used welfare capitalism to encourage workers to
    • A. 

      Be satisfied without pensions or fringe benefits

    • B. 

      Buy stock and invest in their companies

    • C. 

      Reject unions and accept lower wages

    • D. 

      Register with mainstream political parties

  • 16. 
    The success of the auto industry can best be seen in the fact that it led to
    • A. 

      An increase in handmade goods

    • B. 

      The growth of related industries

    • C. 

      A decline in tourism

    • D. 

      A decrease in demand for rubber

  • 17. 
    Widespread fear of communism
    • A. 

      Was systematically played down by the newspapers

    • B. 

      Resulted in the Palmer raids

    • C. 

      Strengthened the public’s good opinion of labor unions

    • D. 

      Diminished predictions of a worldwide revolution

  • 18. 
    Labor leaders and nativists worked together to restrict the number of immigrants from
    • A. 

      Australia and New Zealand

    • B. 

      Northern Europe

    • C. 

      Southern and Eastern Europe

    • D. 

      Central Europe

  • 19. 
    By 1914 Henry Ford was building cars that average Americans could afford because he
    • A. 

      Hired skilled workers who worked by hand

    • B. 

      Encouraged his workers to join trade unions

    • C. 

      Paid his workers far below average factory wages

    • D. 

      Equipped his factory with an assembly line

  • 20. 
    In order to afford the new items American industry was producing in the 1920s, it became more respectable than previously to depend on
    • A. 

      The barter system

    • B. 

      Name brand recognition

    • C. 

      Installment buying

    • D. 

      Delayed gratification

  • 21. 
    “The old state machinery will be smashed to bits and in its place will be created a new machinery of government by the soviet organizations. From now on there is a new page in the history of Russia, and the present, third Russian revolution shall in its final result lead to the victory of Socialism.”Which of the following people most likely made this statement?
    • A. 

      Vladimir I. Lenin

    • B. 

      Leonard Wood

    • C. 

      John L. Lewis

    • D. 

      Bartolomeo Vanzetti

  • 22. 
    U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer justified his raids against radicals by
    • A. 

      Enlisting the cooperation of striking factory workers

    • B. 

      Criticizing the government’s failure to enact specific guidelines for assembly and free speech

    • C. 

      Explaining how difficult it was for returning soldiers to find work

    • D. 

      Using wartime laws that gave the government broad powers

  • 23. 
    What explains the sudden drop in immigration after the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Anti-Immigration Act of 1918

    • B. 

      Stop Laws

    • C. 

      National Origins Act of 1924

    • D. 

      Influenza in Europe

  • 24. 
    Based on the above graph, what will most likely happen with immigration past the year 2000?
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Stay the same

    • C. 

      Increase

    • D. 

      Stop