AP Vocab Quiz 10.2

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AP Vocab Quiz 10.2


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  • 1. 

    While this act helped many people, as a farmer I would not receive aid.

    • A.

      Emergency Relief and Reconstruction Act

    • B.

      McNary-Haugen Bill

    • C.

      Teapot Dome Scandal

    • D.

      Civilian Conservation Corps

    • E.

      Indian Reorganization Act

    Correct Answer
    A. Emergency Relief and Reconstruction Act
    Explanation
    The Emergency Relief and Reconstruction Act provided aid and assistance to many people during a time of crisis. However, as a farmer, the act may not have directly benefited me. This could be because the act focused on providing relief and reconstruction for various sectors of the economy, such as infrastructure projects and unemployment relief, rather than specifically targeting agricultural issues. Therefore, while the act had positive effects for many individuals, it may not have addressed the specific needs of farmers like myself.

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  • 2. 

    If I was a worker at a factory owned by this person, I would be impressed by its new assembly line and fairly high wages:

    • A.

      Al Smith

    • B.

      Henry Ford

    • C.

      Calvin Coolidge

    • D.

      Charles Lindbergh

    • E.

      Mr. Russell

    Correct Answer
    B. Henry Ford
    Explanation
    Workers at a factory owned by Henry Ford would be impressed by its new assembly line and fairly high wages. Ford revolutionized the manufacturing industry by implementing the assembly line, which increased productivity and efficiency. This innovation allowed for the mass production of affordable automobiles, making them accessible to the average person. Additionally, Ford was known for paying his workers a higher wage than the industry standard, which attracted and retained skilled workers. This combination of technological advancement and fair compensation would undoubtedly leave a positive impression on the workers.

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  • 3. 

    If I was an out of work laborere in the early 1930's, my vote would go to anyone except this man:

    • A.

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    • B.

      Calvin Coolidge

    • C.

      Warren Harding

    • D.

      Herbert Hoover

    • E.

      None of the above is a correct answer

    Correct Answer
    D. Herbert Hoover
    Explanation
    If someone was an out of work laborer in the early 1930s, their vote would likely go to anyone except Herbert Hoover. This is because Hoover was the president during the Great Depression, and many people blamed him for the economic crisis and high unemployment rates. Therefore, it is understandable that someone in this situation would not want to vote for him.

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  • 4. 

    I am a World War One veteran who was given promises for fighting in the war.  These promises were never fulfilled, so now I'm going to march on Washington as part of the:

    • A.

      Veterans of Foreign Wars

    • B.

      Bonus Army

    • C.

      Hoover Haters

    • D.

      NAACP

    • E.

      None of the above is correct

    Correct Answer
    B. Bonus Army
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bonus Army. This group was formed by World War One veterans who were promised a bonus for their service but never received it. In 1932, thousands of veterans marched on Washington, D.C. to demand the immediate payment of their bonuses. They set up camps and protested peacefully, but their demands were not met. The government eventually ordered the eviction of the veterans, leading to a violent clash between them and the police. This event became known as the Bonus Army incident.

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  • 5. 

    Albert Fall, the Secretary of the Interior under Warren Harding, created public outrage against the administration when he leased a government-controlled oil reserve to private companies in exchange for interest-free loans.  This was known as the:

    • A.

      Teapot dome Scandal

    • B.

      Scopes Trial

    • C.

      Committee for Industrial Organization

    • D.

      Emergency Relief and Construction Act

    • E.

      Scottsboro Case

    Correct Answer
    A. Teapot dome Scandal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Teapot Dome Scandal. This scandal refers to the leasing of a government-controlled oil reserve called the Teapot Dome in Wyoming to private companies in exchange for interest-free loans. This act by Albert Fall, the Secretary of the Interior under Warren Harding, caused public outrage as it was seen as a corrupt and unethical use of government resources. The scandal revealed the extent of corruption within the administration and led to widespread criticism and investigations.

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  • 6. 

    This event in October of 1929 signaled the beginning of the Great Depression in the United States:

    • A.

      Speculation

    • B.

      Unregulated stock trading

    • C.

      Stock market crash

    • D.

      Buying on margin

    • E.

      Mr. Russell's grandmother was born

    Correct Answer
    C. Stock market crash
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Stock market crash." In October 1929, the stock market experienced a significant decline in prices, leading to a crash. This event marked the beginning of the Great Depression, a severe economic downturn in the United States. The stock market crash resulted in widespread panic, investor losses, and a decline in consumer spending, ultimately leading to a prolonged period of economic hardship and high unemployment rates.

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