Adv. U.S. History II - Ch. 35 Test - Study And Printing

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  • 1. 
    The Good  Neighbor Policy
    • A. 

      Strengthened the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      Was a trade agreement between the U.S., Canada and Mexico

    • C. 

      Stressed U.S. consultation with and nonintervention in Latin American countries

    • D. 

      U.S. investment in the Caribbean in favor of South America and Mexico

  • 2. 
    These countries withdrew from the League of Nations in the 1930s  to pursue their agressive policies: (Check all that apply:)
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 3. 
    American isolationism was caused partly by American's desire to avoid being dragged into a conflict like that of World War I
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Neutrality Acts of 1935-1937 said Americans could not sell weapons or lend money to belligerents (warring countries) nor sail on their ships.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The United States declared war on Japan after its attack on the ship Panay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Neutrality Act of 1939 stipulated "cash and carry" - American ships would carry munitions as long as other countries paid with cash.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The fall of France in 1940 made America even more determined to stay neutral.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Lend-Lease Act in 1941 marked the effective abandonment of U.S. neutrality and the beginning of naval clashes with Germany in the Atlantic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In 1933, 66 nations sent delegates to the ___________  ______________Conference hoping to organize a global attack on the depression.  (2 words)
  • 10. 
    The Tydings-McDuffie act in 1934 provided for
    • A. 

      The United States' withdrawal from Cuba but retention of Guantanamo

    • B. 

      Trade agreements with twenty-one countries

    • C. 

      The independence of the Philippines by 1946

    • D. 

      The United States to provide belligerants with supplies but not weapons

  • 11. 
    Which nation did Mussolini invade in 1935, hoping to create an empire and restore Italy to its ancient glory?
  • 12. 
    In 1936 Italy allied with Germany to form the Rome-Berlin ___________________
  • 13. 
    Congress voted in November 1941 to repeal the Neutrality Act of 1939, enabling merchant ships to be legally armed and enter the combat zone with munitions for Great Britain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What was the name given to the period between the German invasion of Poland in Sept. 1939 and the surrender of France in June 1940? 
    • A. 

      The calm before the storm

    • B. 

      Appeasement

    • C. 

      The "phony war"

    • D. 

      Blitzkrieg

  • 15. 
    Germany invaded and took possession of the following regions or countries: (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sudetenland

    • B. 

      Finland

    • C. 

      Austria

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Poland

    • F. 

      Belgium

    • G. 

      Czechoslovakia

  • 16. 
    The 1934 Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act
    • A. 

      Raised America's tariffs

    • B. 

      Inhibited FDR's efforts to implement his Good Neighbor policy

    • C. 

      Increased America's foreign trade

    • D. 

      Was most strongly opposed in the South and the West

    • E. 

      Was aimed at isolating Italy and Germany

  • 17. 
    Throughout most of the 1930s, the American people responeded to the agressive actions of Germany, Italy, and Japan by
    • A. 

      Assisting their victims with military aid

    • B. 

      Giving only economic help to the targets of agression

    • C. 

      Building up military forces

    • D. 

      Demanding an oil embargo against all warring nations

    • E. 

      Retreating further into isolationism

  • 18. 
    Facist agression in the 1930s included Mussolini's invasion of ____, Hitler's invasion of _______, and Franco's overthrow of the republican government of ______________.
    • A. 

      Egypt; France; Poland

    • B. 

      Albania; Italy; Austria

    • C. 

      Ethiopia; Czechoslovakia; Spain

    • D. 

      Belgium; the Soviet Union; France

    • E. 

      Ethiopia; Norway; Portugal

  • 19. 
    From 1925 to 1940 the American policy on arms sales to warring nations followed this sequence:
    • A. 

      Embargo to lend-lease to cash-and-carry

    • B. 

      Cash-and-carry to lend-lease to embargo

    • C. 

      Lend-lease to cash-and-carry to embargo

    • D. 

      Embargo to cash-and-carry to lend-lease

    • E. 

      Lend-lease to embargo to cash-and-carry

  • 20. 
    Just before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a large majority of Americans
    • A. 

      Were begining to question the increased aid being given to Britain

    • B. 

      Still wanted to keep the United States out of the war

    • C. 

      Accepted the idea that the United States could enter the war

    • D. 

      Were eager to fight Germany but not Japan

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