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American History TAKS Quiz-reconstruction Through Today - Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of American History from the Reconstruction to present day.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What day was considered the start of the Great Depression?

    • A.

      Black Sunday-May 1st, 1930

    • B.

      Black Monday-September 25th, 1924

    • C.

      Black Tuesday-October 29th, 1929

    • D.

      Black Friday-November 24th, 1929

    Correct Answer
    C. Black Tuesday-October 29th, 1929
    Explanation
    Black Tuesday, which occurred on October 29th, 1929, is considered the start of the Great Depression. On this day, the stock market crashed, leading to a significant decline in stock prices and a loss of confidence in the economy. This event marked the beginning of a decade-long economic downturn characterized by high unemployment rates, bank failures, and a decrease in industrial production. The Great Depression had a profound impact on the global economy and is widely regarded as one of the most severe economic crises in history.

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  • 2. 

    What president was blamed for not bringing America out of the Great Depression? Hint-Shanty towns full of people who lost everything during the depression bore his name.

    • A.

      Pres. Hoover-the towns were called "Hoovervilles"

    • B.

      Pres. Roosevelt-the towns were called "Franks"

    • C.

      Pres. Truman-the towns were called "Truman Tents"

    • D.

      Prs. Bush-the towns were called "midland"

    Correct Answer
    A. Pres. Hoover-the towns were called "Hoovervilles"
    Explanation
    During the Great Depression, shanty towns that were full of people who had lost everything were named "Hoovervilles" after President Hoover. This suggests that President Hoover was blamed for not bringing America out of the Great Depression.

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  • 3. 

    What was a natural phenomenom that coincided with the Great Depression, and made life for agricultural workers even harder?

    • A.

      Floods

    • B.

      Blizzards

    • C.

      Hurricanes

    • D.

      Dust Bowl

    Correct Answer
    D. Dust Bowl
    Explanation
    During the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl was a natural phenomenon that coincided with the economic crisis and made life for agricultural workers even harder. The Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms that occurred in the 1930s, primarily in the Great Plains region of the United States. These dust storms resulted from a combination of drought, poor farming practices, and strong winds, which led to the erosion of topsoil and the creation of massive dust clouds. The Dust Bowl caused widespread crop failures, soil degradation, and economic devastation for farmers, exacerbating the already dire conditions of the Great Depression.

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  • 4. 

    What was President Roosevelt's plan to bring the US out of the Great Depression?

    • A.

      Deal or No Deal

    • B.

      14 Points

    • C.

      The New Deal

    • D.

      Treaty of Versailles

    Correct Answer
    C. The New Deal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The New Deal." President Roosevelt's plan to bring the US out of the Great Depression was known as the New Deal. This plan aimed to provide relief, recovery, and reform to the American economy. It included various programs and policies such as the creation of jobs through public works projects, financial reforms, and social welfare programs. The New Deal played a significant role in stabilizing the economy and providing assistance to those affected by the Great Depression.

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  • 5. 

    Name 3 programs that came out of the New Deal that we still use today.

    • A.

      FDIC

    • B.

      Social Security

    • C.

      Securities and Exchange Comission

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. FDIC
    B. Social Security
    C. Securities and Exchange Comission
    Explanation
    The three programs that came out of the New Deal and are still in use today are the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), which provides insurance for bank deposits; Social Security, which provides retirement, disability, and survivor benefits; and the Securities and Exchange Commission, which regulates the securities industry to protect investors and maintain fair and orderly markets. These programs were established during the Great Depression to address economic challenges and continue to play important roles in the functioning of the financial system and social welfare in the United States.

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  • 6. 

    What naval battle changed WWII in favor of the Allie Powers?

    • A.

      Battle of Saratoga

    • B.

      Battle of Hiroshima

    • C.

      Battle of Midway

    • D.

      Battle at Pearl Harbor

    Correct Answer
    C. Battle of Midway
    Explanation
    The Battle of Midway is the correct answer because it was a decisive naval battle in the Pacific theater of World War II. The battle took place in June 1942 and resulted in a major victory for the Allied Powers, specifically the United States. The American forces were able to successfully defend the Midway Atoll from the Japanese navy, sinking four of their aircraft carriers and significantly weakening their naval power. This victory marked a turning point in the war, as it halted the Japanese advance and allowed the Allies to gain the upper hand in the Pacific.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the conflict that took place in Vietnam. It was a civil war between North(communist) Vietnam and South Vietnam.

    • A.

      Korean War

    • B.

      Civil War

    • C.

      Ho Chi Minh Conflict

    • D.

      Vietnam War

    Correct Answer
    D. Vietnam War
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Vietnam War. The conflict that took place in Vietnam was a civil war between North (communist) Vietnam and South Vietnam. The Vietnam War lasted from 1955 to 1975 and resulted in the reunification of Vietnam under communist rule. It was a significant conflict that involved the United States, who supported South Vietnam, and other countries in the Cold War era. The war had a profound impact on both Vietnam and the international community, leading to widespread protests and a reevaluation of U.S. foreign policy.

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  • 8. 

    What treaty ended WWI?

    • A.

      Treaty of Versailles

    • B.

      Treaty of Paris

    • C.

      Treaty of Concord

    • D.

      Treaty of Nagasaki

    Correct Answer
    A. Treaty of Versailles
    Explanation
    The Treaty of Versailles is the correct answer because it was the peace treaty that officially ended World War I. It was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in France. The treaty placed full blame for the war on Germany and its allies, imposed heavy reparations on them, and led to significant territorial changes. The treaty's harsh terms and the perceived injustice it brought fueled resentment in Germany, contributing to the rise of Adolf Hitler and ultimately leading to World War II.

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  • 9. 

    What was Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace and to prevent another World War?

    • A.

      Bill of Rights

    • B.

      NATO

    • C.

      League of Nations

    • D.

      14 Points

    Correct Answer
    D. 14 Points
    Explanation
    Woodrow Wilson's plan for peace and to prevent another World War was the 14 Points. This plan was presented by Wilson in a speech to Congress in 1918 and outlined his vision for a post-war world. It included principles such as open diplomacy, freedom of the seas, self-determination for nations, and the creation of a League of Nations to resolve international conflicts. The 14 Points aimed to establish a fair and just international order that would prevent future conflicts and promote peaceful resolutions.

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  • 10. 

    Wilson also established the League of Nations as apart of his 14 Points plan, what country did not join?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. United States
    Explanation
    The question asks which country did not join the League of Nations, which was established as part of Wilson's 14 Points plan. The correct answer is the United States, as despite being proposed by the American president, the US Senate ultimately rejected the Treaty of Versailles and did not join the League of Nations.

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  • 11. 

    What was the first battle of the Civil War?

    • A.

      Ft. Sumter

    • B.

      Gettysburg

    • C.

      Saratoga

    • D.

      Bunker Hill

    Correct Answer
    A. Ft. Sumter
    Explanation
    Ft. Sumter was the first battle of the Civil War. It took place in South Carolina in April 1861. Confederate forces attacked the Union-held fort, marking the beginning of the war. The battle ended with the surrender of the Union troops after a 34-hour bombardment.

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  • 12. 

    What ammendment gave women the right to vote in 1920?

    • A.

      5th

    • B.

      19th

    • C.

      12th

    • D.

      20th

    Correct Answer
    B. 19th
    Explanation
    The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote in 1920. This amendment was a significant milestone in the women's suffrage movement, granting women the right to participate in the democratic process and have their voices heard through voting. It was a crucial step towards achieving gender equality and empowering women in the United States.

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  • 13. 

    What inncident brought the United States into WWII?

    • A.

      Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    • B.

      Attack on Pearl Harbor

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    B. Attack on Pearl Harbor
    Explanation
    The incident that brought the United States into WWII was the bombing/attack on Pearl Harbor. This surprise military strike by the Japanese on December 7, 1941, resulted in significant damage to the US Pacific Fleet and caused the US to declare war on Japan the following day. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a pivotal event that directly led to the United States' involvement in World War II.

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  • 14. 

    FDR said which of the following quotes refering to the bombing of Pearl Harbor?

    • A.

      "Give me liberty or give me death."

    • B.

      "There is nothing to fear but fear itself."

    • C.

      "...a date which will live in infamy..."

    • D.

      "Don't shoot until you see the whites of thier eyes."

    Correct Answer
    C. "...a date which will live in infamy..."
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "...a date which will live in infamy..." because this quote is famously attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt and refers to the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He used this phrase in his speech to Congress on December 8, 1941, to describe the attack and rally the nation to take action. The quote emphasizes the significance and lasting impact of the attack on American history.

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  • 15. 

    This invention from the 1900's changed landscape of America in the way we lived, the work we did, and in that it better connected people all over the nation. What was it?

    • A.

      The TV

    • B.

      The Laptop

    • C.

      The Radio

    • D.

      The Automobile

    Correct Answer
    D. The Automobile
    Explanation
    The invention of the automobile in the 1900s revolutionized the American landscape in various ways. It transformed the way people lived by providing them with a convenient and faster mode of transportation. It also significantly impacted the work people did, as it allowed for the expansion of industries such as manufacturing, oil, and steel. Moreover, the automobile better connected people all over the nation by enabling them to travel long distances and explore new places. This invention brought about a significant change in American society, economy, and culture.

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  • 16. 

    This was a confrontation that was the head of the Cold War era. This was the closest to nuclear warfare that we have gotten. No Shots were fired.

    • A.

      The Cold War

    • B.

      Bay of Pigs invasion

    • C.

      Cuban Missile Crisis

    • D.

      Pearl Harbor

    Correct Answer
    C. Cuban Missile Crisis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cuban Missile Crisis. The given explanation states that the confrontation referred to in the question was the closest the world has come to nuclear warfare during the Cold War era. This aligns with the Cuban Missile Crisis, which occurred in 1962 when the United States discovered Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, leading to a tense standoff between the two superpowers. Despite the heightened tensions, no shots were fired, but the crisis brought the world to the brink of a nuclear war.

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  • 17. 

    This was a military alliance formed after WWII where the members promise to defend anyone within this alliance against an attack. Name the alliance.

    • A.

      North American Treaty Organization

    • B.

      League of Nations

    • C.

      Triple Entente

    • D.

      Central Powers

    Correct Answer
    A. North American Treaty Organization
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North American Treaty Organization (NATO). NATO was formed after WWII as a military alliance where member countries pledged to defend each other in the event of an attack. It was created to provide collective security and promote stability in the North Atlantic region.

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  • 18. 

    Term used for when alcohol was made illegal during the 1920's.

    • A.

      Prohibition

    • B.

      Pro-Choice

    • C.

      Proliferate

    • D.

      Programs

    Correct Answer
    A. Prohibition
    Explanation
    Prohibition is the term used for when alcohol was made illegal during the 1920s. This policy, also known as the "Noble Experiment," was implemented in the United States with the aim of reducing crime, corruption, and social problems associated with excessive alcohol consumption. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages. However, it ultimately failed to achieve its intended goals and was repealed in 1933 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment.

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  • 19. 

    WWI- Germany Austria-Hungary, & Turkey made up what?

    • A.

      Triple Entente

    • B.

      Allied Powers

    • C.

      Central Powers

    • D.

      Axis of Evil

    Correct Answer
    C. Central Powers
    Explanation
    During World War I, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey formed an alliance known as the Central Powers. They were opposed by the Allied Powers, which included countries such as France, Great Britain, and Russia. The Central Powers aimed to expand their territories and influence in Europe, while the Allied Powers sought to defend their own territories and maintain the balance of power. Ultimately, the Central Powers were defeated, leading to significant political and territorial changes in Europe.

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  • 20. 

    WWI-France, Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan, and (from 1917) the U.S. made up what?

    • A.

      Triple Entente

    • B.

      Allied Powers

    • C.

      Central Powers

    • D.

      Axis of Evil

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Triple Entente
    B. Allied Powers
    Explanation
    During World War I, France, Britain, Russia, Italy, Japan, and the United States formed an alliance known as the Triple Entente or the Allied Powers. This alliance was formed to counter the Central Powers, which consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria. The Triple Entente aimed to support each other militarily and politically in order to defeat the Central Powers and maintain their own national interests. The inclusion of the United States in 1917 further strengthened the alliance and contributed to the eventual victory of the Allied Powers in the war.

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  • 21. 

    The act of seperating people is called what?

    • A.

      Segregation

    Correct Answer
    A. Segregation
    Explanation
    Segregation refers to the act of separating people based on certain characteristics, such as race, gender, or social class. It involves the physical or social separation of individuals or groups, often resulting in the unequal distribution of resources, opportunities, and rights. Segregation can lead to discrimination, marginalization, and the perpetuation of social inequalities.

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  • 22. 

    President during WWII who made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan.

    • A.

      Truman

    • B.

      Hoover

    • C.

      Eisenhower

    • D.

      FDR

    Correct Answer
    A. Truman
    Explanation
    Truman is the correct answer because he was the President of the United States during World War II and made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. This decision was made in order to bring an end to the war and to prevent further loss of American lives. Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki ultimately led to Japan's surrender and the end of World War II.

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  • 23. 

    Dictator of Italy during WWII?

    • A.

      Hitler

    • B.

      Mussolini

    • C.

      Benini

    • D.

      Houdini

    Correct Answer
    B. Mussolini
    Explanation
    Mussolini is the correct answer because he was the dictator of Italy during World War II. He was the leader of the National Fascist Party and ruled Italy from 1922 until his downfall in 1943. Mussolini formed an alliance with Adolf Hitler and the Axis Powers, and played a significant role in the war, particularly in the Mediterranean and North Africa. His authoritarian rule and fascist ideology had a profound impact on Italy and the course of the war.

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  • 24. 

    This war took place between 1914-1918, the president during this war was Woodrow Wilson.

    • A.

      Civil War

    • B.

      WWI

    • C.

      WWII

    • D.

      Vietnam

    Correct Answer
    B. WWI
    Explanation
    The war that took place between 1914-1918, with Woodrow Wilson as the president, is commonly known as World War I (WWI). It was a global conflict involving many countries, primarily in Europe, and was triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. WWI was characterized by trench warfare, new military technologies, and significant loss of life. The United States entered the war in 1917, and it marked a turning point in American foreign policy, as Wilson's administration advocated for the establishment of the League of Nations to prevent future conflicts.

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  • 25. 

    This war took place between 1939-1945. FDR was president, later Harry Truman became president and made the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan.

    • A.

      Cold War

    • B.

      Civil War

    • C.

      WWII

    • D.

      WWI

    Correct Answer
    C. WWII
    Explanation
    The correct answer is WWII. The given information mentions that the war took place between 1939-1945, which aligns with the timeframe of World War II. It also states that FDR was president, and later Harry Truman made the decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan, which are historically accurate events that occurred during World War II. Therefore, the correct answer is WWII.

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  • 26. 

    What two places had the atomic bombs dropped on them?

    • A.

      Hiroshima & Nagasaki

    • B.

      Japan & Germany

    • C.

      Tokyo & Beijing

    • D.

      Berlin & Tokyo

    Correct Answer
    A. Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    Explanation
    During World War II, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. This decision was made in order to force Japan to surrender and bring an end to the war. The bombings resulted in immense destruction and loss of life, with estimates of around 140,000 people killed in Hiroshima and 70,000 in Nagasaki. The bombings also had long-term effects, causing radiation sickness and increasing the risk of cancer for survivors. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki remain significant events in history, highlighting the devastating power and consequences of nuclear weapons.

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  • 27. 

    What Hungarian heir's assasination led to WWI? (there is a band that use his name)

    • A.

      Franz Ferdinand

    Correct Answer
    A. Franz Ferdinand
    Explanation
    Franz Ferdinand's assassination is widely considered as the event that triggered World War I. He was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne and his assassination in 1914 by a Serbian nationalist group called the Black Hand sparked a chain reaction of diplomatic tensions and military mobilizations among European powers. This eventually escalated into a full-scale war, with various countries forming alliances and entering the conflict. The band mentioned in the question is likely a reference to the Scottish rock band named Franz Ferdinand, who took their name from the assassinated archduke.

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  • 28. 

    What war was fought with no shots being fired, but was rather a war of threats between the US and Russia. This focused mainly on communism.

    • A.

      Civil War

    • B.

      Korean War

    • C.

      Vietname War

    • D.

      Cold War

    Correct Answer
    D. Cold War
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cold War. The Cold War was a period of political tension and military rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union, without any direct armed conflict between the two superpowers. It was characterized by a war of threats, propaganda, and ideological competition, with the main focus being the spread of communism.

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  • 29. 

    Movement to make things truly fit, "all men are created equal."

    • A.

      Civil Rights Movement

    • B.

      Civil Rights

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Civil Rights Movement
    B. Civil Rights
    Explanation
    The given statement refers to the concept of equality and the desire to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and have the same rights. The Civil Rights Movement was a social and political movement in the United States that aimed to end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans, and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of their civil rights. Therefore, the Civil Rights Movement and Civil Rights are both relevant to the idea of striving for equality and fairness for all individuals.

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  • 30. 

    Senator killed in 1968, was for civil rights, and was the younger brother of an assasinated president. Who was he?

    • A.

      Robert Kennedy

    • B.

      Robert F. Kennedy

    • C.

      RFK

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Robert Kennedy
    B. Robert F. Kennedy
    C. RFK
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Robert Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, RFK. Robert Kennedy, also known as Robert F. Kennedy or RFK, was a senator who was killed in 1968. He was a strong advocate for civil rights and was the younger brother of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1963.

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  • 31. 

    Considered the mother of the civil rights movement. Refused to give up her seat.

    • A.

      Rosa Parks

    Correct Answer
    A. Rosa Parks
    Explanation
    Rosa Parks is considered the mother of the civil rights movement because of her refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Her act of defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a pivotal event in the civil rights movement. Parks' refusal to comply with segregation laws and her subsequent arrest became a symbol of resistance against racial discrimination. Her actions inspired others to stand up against injustice and played a significant role in the fight for equal rights for African Americans.

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  • 32. 

    Trial that CREATED the "seperate but equal" rule.

    • A.

      Brown V. Board of Edu.

    • B.

      Plessy v. Ferguson

    • C.

      Scopes Moneky Trial

    • D.

      Roe v. Wade

    Correct Answer
    B. Plessy v. Ferguson
    Explanation
    Plessy v. Ferguson is the correct answer because it was the trial that created the "separate but equal" rule. This case, which took place in 1896, involved Homer Plessy, an African American man who refused to sit in a segregated train car designated for black individuals. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ferguson, the train car conductor, establishing the precedent that segregation was constitutional as long as the separate facilities were equal in quality. This decision had a significant impact on the civil rights movement and was eventually overturned by the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.

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  • 33. 

    This court case over turned Plessy v. Ferguson and stated that seperate but equal was not constitutional.

    • A.

      Scopes Monkey Trial

    • B.

      Brown v. Board of Edu.

    • C.

      Roe v. Wade

    • D.

      Smith V. Allright

    Correct Answer
    B. Brown v. Board of Edu.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Brown v. Board of Edu. This case refers to the landmark Supreme Court decision in 1954 that declared racial segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. The court ruled that the concept of "separate but equal" established in Plessy v. Ferguson was inherently unequal and violated the Fourteenth Amendment's guarantee of equal protection under the law. This decision marked a significant turning point in the civil rights movement and paved the way for desegregation efforts in schools and other public institutions.

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  • 34. 

    Reverend and Civil rights leader.

    • A.

      MLK jr.

    • B.

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • C.

      Martin Luther King

    • D.

      MLK

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. MLK jr.
    B. Martin Luther King Jr.
    C. Martin Luther King
    D. MLK
    Explanation
    The given answer options all refer to the same person, Martin Luther King Jr. He was a reverend and a civil rights leader known for his influential role in the American Civil Rights Movement. MLK jr., Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King, and MLK are all commonly used abbreviations or variations of his name.

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  • 35. 

    President from 1960-1963.

    • A.

      JFK

    • B.

      Eisenhower

    • C.

      RFK

    • D.

      Nixon

    Correct Answer
    A. JFK
    Explanation
    JFK is the correct answer because he was the president from 1960 to 1963. JFK, or John F. Kennedy, was the 35th president of the United States and served from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He is known for his leadership during the Cold War and his efforts to promote civil rights.

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  • 36. 

    Theory that if one nation falls to communism then all the nations will fall to communism

    • A.

      One for all

    • B.

      Red scare

    • C.

      Red run

    • D.

      Domino theory

    Correct Answer
    D. Domino theory
    Explanation
    The domino theory is a belief that if one nation falls to communism, it will lead to a chain reaction where other nations will also fall to communism. This theory was particularly prevalent during the Cold War era, when there was a fear of the spread of communism. The idea behind the domino theory was that the influence of communism would be contagious and that the fall of one nation would weaken neighboring countries, making them more susceptible to communist takeover. This belief shaped the foreign policies and military interventions of many countries during that time.

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  • 37. 

    These laws established guidelines for how long, how old, what pay, and what jobs children could do.

    • A.

      Child Unions

    • B.

      Child Education Acts

    • C.

      Child Labor Laws

    • D.

      Child Slavery Acts

    Correct Answer
    C. Child Labor Laws
    Explanation
    Child Labor Laws were established to set guidelines and regulations regarding the employment of children. These laws determine the maximum number of hours that children can work, the minimum age at which they can start working, the type of work they can engage in, and the minimum wage they should receive. These laws aim to protect children from exploitation, ensure their safety and well-being, and promote their education and development.

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  • 38. 

    Ship Canal built in 1914 that allows ships to go through the America's instead of around them.

    • A.

      Panama Canal

    Correct Answer
    A. Panama Canal
    Explanation
    The Panama Canal is a ship canal built in 1914 that allows ships to pass through the Americas instead of going around them. It connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, providing a shortcut for international trade and transportation. The construction of the canal was a significant engineering feat, as it involved cutting through the narrow isthmus of Panama. The canal has had a profound impact on global trade and has become a vital waterway for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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  • 39. 

    Period of persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany.

    • A.

      Holocaust

    Correct Answer
    A. Holocaust
    Explanation
    The Holocaust refers to the period of persecution and extermination of European Jews by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was a systematic genocide that resulted in the deaths of approximately six million Jews. The Nazis implemented various methods such as concentration camps, mass shootings, and gas chambers to carry out their plan of annihilating the Jewish population. The Holocaust remains one of the darkest and most tragic events in human history, symbolizing the depths of human cruelty and the importance of remembering and learning from the past.

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  • 40. 

    What countries made up the Allied Powers during WWII?

    • A.

      US, Britian, Germany

    • B.

      US, Britian, Russia

    • C.

      Germany, Japan, Russia

    • D.

      Germany, Britian, Italy

    Correct Answer
    B. US, Britian, Russia
    Explanation
    During World War II, the Allied Powers were a coalition of nations that fought against the Axis Powers. The correct answer is US, Britain, and Russia. The United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union (Russia) were the three major powers that formed the core of the Allied Powers. These countries played a crucial role in defeating Germany, Italy, and Japan, which were part of the Axis Powers. The alliance between the US, Britain, and Russia was instrumental in coordinating military strategies, sharing resources, and ultimately achieving victory in the war.

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  • 41. 

    What countries made up the Axis Powers, aka Axis of Evil?

    • A.

      US, Britian, Germany

    • B.

      US, Britian, Russia

    • C.

      Germany, Japan, Italy

    • D.

      Germany, Britian, Italy

    Correct Answer
    C. Germany, Japan, Italy
    Explanation
    The Axis Powers, also known as the Axis of Evil, consisted of Germany, Japan, and Italy. These countries formed an alliance during World War II, with the goal of establishing a new world order and expanding their territories. Germany, under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, sought to dominate Europe, while Japan aimed to expand its empire in Asia. Italy, led by Benito Mussolini, joined the alliance to regain its former glory and expand its influence in the Mediterranean. Together, these countries posed a significant threat to the Allied Powers during the war.

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