Us II History - Pryor

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Us II History - Pryor

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The Oregon system included all of the following reforms except:  a. primary elections b. city managers gov. c. referendum d. recall
b. city managers gov
Progressives feared all of the following except
a government active in the economic, social, and cultural spheres
Carrie Chapman Catt's National American Woman's Suffrage Association argued that women should vote because
they were more moral than men and their votes would purify politics
The "Wobblies"
were members of a radical labor union believed to practice sabotage and other forms of violence
Progressives evinced a firm belief in: a.democracy b. efficiency c. the malleability of human nature d a,b, and c
d. a,b,c
President William Howard Taft: a. prosecuted more trusts than Theodore Roosevelt did. b. lowered the tariff more drastically than Roosevelt did. c. was a better friend to conservationists than Roosevelt had been. d. was more popular than Roosevelt had been. e. all the above
The Meat Inspection Act of 1906: a. represented a significant expansion of government intervention in the economy. b. provided federal meat inspectors for slaughterhouses. c. helped big meat packers in the long run. d. was a new direction for the gov't. e. all the choices
The Hepburn Act: a. created the ICC b. gave the Interstate Commerece Commission greater powers with which to regulate railroads c. provided federal inspection of meat packing d. created guildlines that actually drove smaller meat packers out of business
b. gave the Interstate Commerce Commission greater powers with which to regulate the railroads
In the presidential election campaign of 1912, Woodrow Wilson: a. was committed to more radical social reform than Roosevelt was. b. advocated the expansion of federal power. c. believed that govt needed to break up trusts ensure free competition. d. wanted to improve the condition of African Americans. e. all the choices
Theodore Roosevelt's suit against the Northern Securities Company earned him the nickname
Progressives were typically
supporters of activist, assertive government.
Progressivism as a "good government" movement made its appearance in the 1890s in
On the race question, progressivism: a. gave birth to NAACP b. included racists among it prominent adherents c. was ambivalent and evasive d. a, b, and c
d. a,b,c
Typically, progressives were all of the following except
All of the following are true of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair except that
was ghostwritten by Ida M. Tarbell.
All of the following are true of Woodrow Wilson as president except:  a. he was greatly influnced by Louis Brandeis b. his choice of cabinet appointees was intended to unite the fractious Democratic party c. he actively opposed trusts d. he became more conservative as  his first term prgressed
d. he became more conservative as  his first term prgressed
During Roosevelt's presidency: a. the forrest reserved tripled in size b. lumbermen and cattlemen who misused public lands were prosecuted c. Congress froze the size of the forest reserves in 6 western states d. a,b, and d
d. a,b, and d
Theodore Roosevelt was popular among workers when he intervened in a strike in 1902 in the
anthracite mines.
The Meat Inspection Act of 1906
1) represented a significant expansion of government intervention in the economy. 2) provided federal meat inspectors for slaughterhouses 3) helped big meat packers in the long run 4) was a new direction for the government.
The United States thwarted Germany's submarine blockade of Great Britain: a. by deploying its own subs against German shipping b. employing convoys escorted by destroyers to transport men and material to Europe c. airlifting suplies to the Allies d. never did play a significant part in the fighting
b. employing convoys escorted by destroyers to transport men and material to Europe
The first American intervention in Mexican affairs under Wilson
Germany's primary tool for choking England's import economy was
Factors inclining the United States to be sympathetic toward the Allied Powers included: a. Woodrow Wilson's anglophilia b. Cultural ties between the U.S. and Britian c. The image of France as America's oldest friend d, a, b, and c
d. a, b, and c
Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare in 1917 in the belief
Senate opposition to the Versailles Treaty: a. came primarily from Republicans b. was organized by Henry Cabot Lodge c. concetrated especially on Article 10 of League Covent d. a, b, and c
d. a,b,c
A civilian administrator who came to be viewed as a hero of the American war effort was
Herbert Hoover
The only national political organization to oppose the war once the United States was actually fighting was the
Socialist party of America
During the First World War, progressives
for the most part wholeheartedly supported the war
At the Versailles Conference,
The First World War was triggered by
the assassination of an Austrian archduke by a Serbian nationalist.
Propagandists inspired anti-German feelings by playing upon all of the following except
outrage at Germany's savage treatment of the Jews.
The Bolshevik Revolution
was a serious setback for the Allies
All of the following were Central Powers except
The basis of the British blockade of Germany was
1917 was a momentous year in African-American history because
In his role as food administrator, Herbert Hoover promoted all of the following except
The war promoted Prohibition for all of the following reasons except
alcohol normally used in beer, wine, and liquor was needed as fuel for tanks.
President Wilson's Fourteen Points included all of the following except
reparations from Germany.
Wilson's Fourteen Points
During the 1920s, the style and tempo of baseball was revolutionized by
Babe Ruth
All of the following are true of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti except: a. the judge at their trial was openly prejudiced against them. b. they were both anarchists. c. all their defenders were radicals. d. they were both executed. e. they were both Italian immigrants.
c. all their defenders were radicals
In the 1920s, immigration: a. was limited on the basis of the national origin of would-be immigrants. b. was restricted by quotas based upon job skills. c. continued to increase despite efforts to control it. d. filled all of the available quotas. e. none
The fearful atmosphere of the Red Scare: a. reflected the fact that most ethnic Americans were political radicals. b. reflected the fact that most of the prominent Socialists and Communists in America were immigrants. c. was exploited for political gain. d. revealed significant revolutionary plots in America. e. all the choices
All of the following contributed to anti-immigrant feelings except: a. labor unrest. b. the success of the Russian Bolsheviks. c. the emergence of ethnic gangsters as public figures. d. the evolution controversy. e. none
Buying on margin
means buying stock on credit.
According to Bruce Barton, Jesus was an advertising man because: a. his parables were condensed as all good advertising must be. b. his language was simple. c. he repeated himself. d. he was a "booster." e. all the choices
all the choices
Installment-plan purchasing
a. permitted many Americans to improve their living standard. b. represented a departure from traditional home economics. c. was encouraged by an unprecedented wave of advertising. d. was widespread among consumers
The poorest section of the United States in the 1920s was
the South.
Both the European and American economies were injured by: a. the worldwide adoption of low tariffs. b. postwar disarmament. c. the increase in immigration in the 1920s. d. the high American tariff and refusal to cancel war debts. e. the restriction of immigration.
Postwar labor unrest resulted primarily from
wages made inadequate by inflation
Many historians consider Warren G. Harding "the worst president" for all of the following reasons except: a. his lack of moral leadership. b. his foreign and commercial policies. c. the corruption that plagued his administration. d. his ignorance of many important issues. e. his personal moral lapses.
The Treaty of Washington
reduced the naval armaments of the great powers.
Postwar strikes and labor unrest resulted in all of the following except: a. very few victories for the workers. b. the popular association of union activity with Bolshevism. c. increased anti-immigrant feeling. d. an increase in union membership. e. a loss of popularity for the unions.
In the Teapot Dome scandal, Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall
leased Navy oil reserves to private interests in return for personal "loans."
America's foreign policy was "isolationist" in the sense that it: a. isolated Latin America from the rest of the world. b. reduced economic connections with other countries. c. rejected alliances. d. rejected international agreements. e. all the choices
New Era economic policies reduced all of the following except: a. corporate taxes. b. taxes on high-level income. c. the tarrif. d. government expedientures. e. none of the choices.
German reparations: a. financed repayment of Allied war debts. b. drained Germany of much needed capital. c. were financed in part by loans from American bankers. d. were opposed by Wilson at the peace conference in Paris. e. all of these choices
The Kellogg-Briand Pact
a. was little but a statement of goodwill. b. outlawed war as an instrument of national policy. c. was signed by virtually every nation that was asked to do so. d. was a statement of national goals
As president, Calvin Coolidge was known for all of the following except his
active, energetic leadership