The American Pageant 13th Edition Quiz

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The American Pageant 13th Edition Quiz

If you are undertaking AP history it is wise for you to ensure that you get revision material for the chapters you have covered. The factual quiz below covers some topics from the 13th edition if American pageant and is designed to test your knowledge on this aspect. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following was true of women in American society by the mid-1980s?
    • A. 

      They no longer had to contend with occupational segregation.

    • B. 

      Most adult women worked for pay outside the home.

    • C. 

      The earnings gap between women workers and men workers disappeared.

    • D. 

      Most new mothers left the job market permanently.

  • 2. 
    In Bakke v. University of California, the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      Outlawed quotas and upheld the principle of affirmative action.

    • B. 

      Upheld quotas and outlawed the principle of affirmative action.

    • C. 

      Outlawed quotas and the principle of affirmative action.

    • D. 

      Upheld quotas and the principles of affirmative action.

  • 3. 
    Evangelical Protestants and conservative Catholics in the 1980s and 1990s generally agreed on all of the following issues EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Federal aid to religious schools.

    • B. 

      Opposition to abortion.

    • C. 

      Political participation by the clergy.

    • D. 

      The AIDS disease might be understood as the consequences of immorality.

  • 4. 
    The most important method of the 1970s designed to overcome segregation in the schools was?
    • A. 

      State court-mandated desegregation of the real estate market.

    • B. 

      Federal court-ordered busing.

    • C. 

      Voluntary desegregation of schools, with a state court oversight.

    • D. 

      Federal court-mandated desegregation of the real estate market.

  • 5. 
    The right-to-life movement succeeded in?
    • A. 

      Creating a constitutional amendment banning abortions.

    • B. 

      Helping to defeat pro-choice politicians and achieving restrictions on abortions.

    • C. 

      Getting the Stewart v. Freeman case to the Supreme Court.

    • D. 

      All of these choices are correct.

  • 6. 
    The baby-boom generation will create a major problem in the future by?
    • A. 

      Placing an enormous strain on the Social Security system.

    • B. 

      Producing an even larger generation of children than itself.

    • C. 

      Creating a housing surplus.

    • D. 

      Causing immigration restrictions to be imposed upon many deserving people.

  • 7. 
    By 1980, the American economy was beginning to show a pattern of?
    • A. 

      Increased per-worker productivity.

    • B. 

      Massive reinvestment in capital industry.

    • C. 

      A significant shift from industrial to service employment.

    • D. 

      Permanent prosperity.

  • 8. 
    A striking feature of the new wealth of the 1980s was?
    • A. 

      The extent to which people put their money into savings accounts.

    • B. 

      The degree to which wealth came from moving assets around rather than from creating goods.

    • C. 

      How many new industries were created during the decade.

    • D. 

      All of these choices are correct.