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U.S. History Cst Quiz

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U.S. history cst quiz
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1.  What effect did the Enlightenment have on political thought in the colonies?
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2.  The Declaration of Independence elaborates on the Enlightenment idea of
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3.  What plan is missing:  New Jersey Plan- Equal representation for all states, Virginia Plan-Representation based on population, _____________ , US Congress-One house based on population and one house on equal representation.  Which of the following belongs in the underlined area?
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4.  Key decisions of the Supreme Court under the leadership of John Marshall solidified the power of the Supreme Court to
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5.  The acquisition of an American overseas empire during the late 1890s created legal controversies concerning the
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6.  Reconstruction comes to an end in the South. -> White government officials regain power in the South. -> Southern states begin to implement poll taxes, literacy tests, and and grandfather clauses.  During the late 19th century, the above sequence of events resulted in the
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7.  Of the following groups of states which group was the least industrialized  in the second half of the 1800s? Group A  (Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts), Group B (New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland) Group C (Illinois, Indiana, Ohio), or Group D (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia)
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8.  The railroad building boom during the nineteenth century contributed to
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9.  The First Great Awakening of the 1730s and 1740s was primarily a
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10.  Lord Baltimore established the Maryland colony in response to
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11.  The primary religious issue of the 1960 presidential election in the United States was
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12.  Which religious group has had the greatest increase in membership due to the increasing immigration from Latin American countries to the United States over the last fifty years?
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13.  The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the federal government from making any law “respecting an establishment of religion,” was one response to the
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14.  Which of the following was an effect of the publication of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle (1906)?
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15.  The Americanization movement of the early twentieth century sought to
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16.  During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, urban immigrants generally supported local political machines that  
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17.  The muckraking journalists associated with the Progressive Era were known primarily for their
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18.  Ford’s production of Model Ts in the early 20th century demonstrated the economic relationship between specialization and
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19.  During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the U.S. government attempted to facilitate the growth of domestic industry by
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20.  The followers of the Social Gospel movement believed that organized religion must place greater emphasis on
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21.  How did the growth of U.S. manufacturing affect the country’s international relations during the late nineteenth century?
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22.  In 1900 the United States declared an Open Door Policy that reflected which of the following beliefs?
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23.  During President Theodore Roosevelt’s administration, Congress gave the Interstate Commerce Commission the power to
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24.  Theodore Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” policy relied on the United States having a
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25.  The United States supported a revolution in Panama at the turn of the 20th century in order to
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26.  Marcus Garvey’s program in the 1920s emphasized
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27.  What follows in the chain of events:  1.  President Wilson proposes the Fourteen points, 2.  Thirty-nine U.S. Senators sign petition against entry into the League of Nations, 3.  What happened next as it relates to World War I?
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28.  The Espionage Act of 1918 by the Wilson Administration reflected the belief that the
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29.  The “Red Scare” in the United States immediately following World War I was a reaction to
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30.  What did the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine state?
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31.  What organization was formed in the 1920's to ensure that the individual rights of citizens were protected from government abuse?
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32.  Why did the number of votes cast in the U.S. Presidential election rise by 8.2 million from 1916 to 1920?
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33.  The primary objective of Harlem Renaissance writers was to
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34.  Marcus Garvey's "Back to Africa" movement and the creation of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) were both early 20th century responses to
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