Why did people in the Great Depression call their temporary settlement
A. President Hoover was very popular during the depression.
B. They blamed President Hoover for the depression.
C. They wanted to remember President Hoover.
D. President Hoover grew up in similar housing.
How did the Federal Reserve’s higher interest rates in the 1930s complicate
the Great Depression?
A. People were less likely to leave their money in unstable banks.
B. People began spending their money rather than saving it.
C. People saved money rather than spending it.
D. People were more likely to take out loans.
How did the government’s policy of manifest destiny affect Native
Americans living on the plains in the late 1800s?
A. Native Americans were forced to accept treaties and land east of the
B. Native Americans were forced to give up reservations with the passage of the
C. Native Americans were forced to mine gold discovered by settlers.
D. Native Americans were forced onto reservations while settlers took their land.
One consequence of World War II was that the United States
A. returned to its isolationist tendencies
B. avoided foreign confl icts
C. remained deeply involved in world affairs
D. reduced its military spending
Which of these actions is an example of checks and balances?
A. President Reagan sent troops to Grenada.
B. Congress passed a law raising income tax.
C. President Truman vetoed the Taft-Hartley Act.
D. State governments passed laws setting speed limits.
The automobile and the expansion of the roadway system in the 1950s led
to the growth of
A. ethnic neighborhoods
B. suburban areas
C. urban areas
D. rural zones
Which of these changes influenced political participation in the 1970s?
A. directly electing United States senators
B. lowering the voting age to eighteen
C. granting women the right to vote
D. introducing national conventions
During the 1950s, how did the Republican Party hope to support a balanced
federal budget and counter communist countries?
A. by relying on a large army and navy
B. by relying on long-range bombers
C. by relying on nuclear weapons
D. by relying on foreign aid
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
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 profi ts
D. avoid free and open competition
How did the Democratic administration infl uence politics during the Great
Depression and World War II?
A. They broadened states rights to avoid military confl ict.
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.
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
How did labor unions affect the lives of many workers during the late
A. They won shorter hours and better pay for workers.
B. They helped workers take over ownership of factories and mines.
C. They worked with lawmakers to pass pro-business legislation.
D. They welcomed workers of any race or gender to join in their strikes.
Which constitutional check did the Supreme Court use when declaring
several New Deal programs unconstitutional?
A. judicial review
B. executive privilege
C. popular sovereignty
D. indirect democracy
What effect did anti-immigration sentiment have on domestic policy in the
early twentieth century?
A. The government placed quotas on immigration.
B. The government restricted job opportunities for immigrants.
C. The government required immigrants to attend public schools.
D. The government insisted on more immigration for economic growth.