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Eoc Practice Test 3

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  • 1. 
    How did government policies of the Gilded Age of the late 1800s promote industrialization
    • A. 

      Imperialism fueled steel production in the United States.

    • B. 

      New Deal policies created jobs for many of the unemployed.

    • C. 

      The Sherman Antitrust Act allowed for regulation of big business.

    • D. 

      Laissez-faire economic policies allowed private businesses to operate freely.

  • 2. 
    Which situation resulted from the OPEC oil embargo of 1973?
    • A. 

      Oil shortages and rising prices

    • B. 

      Oil shortages and falling prices

    • C. 

      Oil surpluses and rising prices

    • D. 

      Oil surpluses and falling prices

  • 3. 
    During the late nineteenth century, many anti-Imperialists worried that Imperialism might threaten United States democratic values by
    • A. 

      Opening more doors of diplomacy

    • B. 

      Considering the needs of native peoples

    • C. 

      Violating fundamental human rights

    • D. 

      Establishing protection for weaker countries

  • 4. 
    Which of these statements describes both the Fifteenth Amendment and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?
    • A. 

      Suffrage cannot be denied on the basis of race.

    • B. 

      Anyone born in the United States is a citizen.

    • C. 

      Congress has the power to collect taxes.

    • D. 

      Slavery cannot exist in the United States.

  • 5. 
    How did the Paris Peace Accords lead to the end of the Vietnam War in 1973?
    • A. 

      It called for a final withdrawal of the United States troops.

    • B. 

      It called for a withdrawal of Soviet troops.

    • C. 

      It allowed the United States to rightly claim victory in Vietnam.

    • D. 

      It allowed French leaders to intervene with the Vietnamese.

  • 6. 
    Why did large numbers of African Americans migrate to the North in the early twentieth century?
    • A. 

      Northern states offered them free farmland.

    • B. 

      Labor unions in the North recruited them as members.

    • C. 

      Southern Jim Crow laws restricted their job opportunities.

    • D. 

      New laws forced them to leave the South or pay heavy fines.

  • 7. 
    Why did many immigrants move from eastern and southern Europe to the United States between 1880 and 1920
    • A. 

      To escape the threat of war in Europe

    • B. 

      To spread new political ideas from Europe

    • C. 

      To bring new industrial techniques to the United States

    • D. 

      To take advantage of economic opportunities in the United States

  • 8. 
    The federal government’s approach to regulating monopolies in the early 1900s was to
    • A. 

      Break up corporate trusts

    • B. 

      Avoid interfering with strikes

    • C. 

      Regulate corporate profits

    • D. 

      Avoid free and open competition

  • 9. 
    How did the Democratic administration influence politics during the Great Depression and World War II?
    • A. 

      They broadened states rights to avoid military conflict.

    • B. 

      They engaged in propaganda to defeat other political parties.

    • C. 

      They expanded government involvement in people’s lives.

    • D. 

      They followed a laissez-faire economic approach to avoid regulation.

  • 10. 
    Which of these factors led to the formation of a region called the Rust Belt during the late twentieth century?
    • A. 

      A shrinking industrial base in the North

    • B. 

      More agricultural jobs in the Mountain West

    • C. 

      A growing commercial base on the East Coast

    • D. 

      More manufacturing jobs in the Great Plains

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