Unit 6 Exam Review

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  • 1. 
    William Randolph Hearst was a leading proponent of
    • A. 

      Anti-Imperialism

    • B. 

      The Teller Amendment

    • C. 

      The White Man's burden

    • D. 

      Yellow Journalism

  • 2. 
    Jane Addams, William James, and Andrew Carnegie all
    • A. 

      Signed a petition supporting the annexation of Cuba

    • B. 

      Called for President McKinley's resignation

    • C. 

      Advocated invading Spain after Cuba was defeated

    • D. 

      Belonged to the Anti-Imperialist League

  • 3. 
    The “new imperialism” of the 1890s especially stressed
    • A. 

      Access to new markets

    • B. 

      Converting heathens to Christianity

    • C. 

      Annexing territory to the United States

    • D. 

      Military conquests of other nations

  • 4. 
    Alfred Thayer Mahan is best known for his writings about the
    • A. 

      Dangers of annexing the Philippines

    • B. 

      Importance of sea power

    • C. 

      Irrelevance of an Isthmian canal

    • D. 

      Sinking of the Maine

  • 5. 
    The Maine probably blew up as a result of
    • A. 

      Cuban terrorists

    • B. 

      An accident

    • C. 

      Spanish sabotage

    • D. 

      A devastating hurricane

  • 6. 
    To achieve domestic reforms, Theodore Roosevelt depended on
    • A. 

      Legislation

    • B. 

      Executive action

    • C. 

      Judicial decisions

    • D. 

      Voluntary actions by groups and businesses

  • 7. 
    One of the muckrakers’ major achievements was to
    • A. 

      Stir up popular support for reform

    • B. 

      Propose solutions to corruption and evil

    • C. 

      Help individual reformers run successfully for office

    • D. 

      Oppose the popular elections of US senators

  • 8. 
    As designed by Louis Brandeis, Wilson’s New Freedom called for
    • A. 

      High tariffs to protect industry

    • B. 

      Aggressive antitrust action

    • C. 

      Government regulation of monopolies

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Municipally owned utilities and transportation systems were examples of
    • A. 

      Laissez-faire economics

    • B. 

      Government regulation

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Trust-busting

  • 10. 
    In The Jungle Upton Sinclair sought to
    • A. 

      Defend slaughterhouse workers

    • B. 

      Promote socialism

    • C. 

      Criticize urban living conditions

    • D. 

      Praise new immigrant workers

  • 11. 
    During World War I, propaganda and control of news about the war were advantages held by
    • A. 

      The Central Powers

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      The League of Nations

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 12. 
    The greatest victory by radical progressives during the Wilson administration was the
    • A. 

      Revenue Act of 1916

    • B. 

      League of Nations

    • C. 

      War Industries Board

    • D. 

      Expansion of the military before entry into World War I

  • 13. 
    The “Great Migration” refers to
    • A. 

      Blacks moving North

    • B. 

      All of the above

    • C. 

      Soldiers going to fight in Europe

    • D. 

      Women joining the work force

  • 14. 
    After World War I, the Senate
    • A. 

      Defeated the Treaty of Versailles

    • B. 

      Ratified the treaty except for the League of Nations

    • C. 

      Ratified the Treaty of Versailles

    • D. 

      Accepted the League of Nations but defeated the Treaty of Versailles

  • 15. 
    The postwar Red Scare was aimed at
    • A. 

      Continuing German influences in society

    • B. 

      Black radicals who started race riots

    • C. 

      Bolsheviks, radicals, and aliens

    • D. 

      Opponents of the League of Nations

  • 16. 
    The Scopes trial involved
    • A. 

      Teaching evolution in public school

    • B. 

      Racketeers and violations of Prohibition

    • C. 

      A challenge to women's suffrage

    • D. 

      Immigrant anarchists accused of robbery

  • 17. 
    The major American advocates of modernism lived in
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      San Francisco

    • C. 

      New York's Greenwich Village

    • D. 

      Chicago's bohemian section

  • 18. 
    The Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and literary blossoming, featured the works of
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and Marcus Garvey

    • B. 

      Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen

    • C. 

      H.L. Mencken, Eugene O'Neill, and Sinclair Lewis

    • D. 

      Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, and the Fugitive poets

  • 19. 
    In 1921 and 1924 Congress passed immigration laws that
    • A. 

      Favored immigrants from northern and western Europe

    • B. 

      Restricted immigration except for people from southern and eastern Europe

    • C. 

      Allowed more immigrants from war-torn Europe

    • D. 

      Restored immigration to prewar levels

  • 20. 
    Margaret Sanger was a leading proponent of
    • A. 

      Protestant fundamentalism

    • B. 

      Modernism in literature

    • C. 

      The Harlem Renaissance

    • D. 

      Birth control

  • 21. 
    nThe commercial radio industry
    • A. 

      Got its start during World War I

    • B. 

      Received a major boost from Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer

    • C. 

      Really grew when Ford put radios in automobiles

    • D. 

      Started in 1920

  • 22. 
    One example of the effects of progressivism was the
    • A. 

      Fordney-McCumber Tariff

    • B. 

      All of the above

    • C. 

      Budget and Accounting Act of 1921

    • D. 

      Revenue Act of 1926

  • 23. 
    “The chief business of the American people is business,” said
    • A. 

      Warren Harding

    • B. 

      Henry Ford

    • C. 

      Andrew Mellon

    • D. 

      Calvin Coolidge

  • 24. 
    The Harding administration tried to overturn progressive reforms by
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      Reducing income taxes and raising tariffs

    • C. 

      Following pro-business policies

    • D. 

      Appointing conservatives to the Supreme Court

  • 25. 
    Organized labor in the 1920s was weakened by
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      The Red Scare

    • C. 

      Welfare capitalism

    • D. 

      Yellow dog" contracts

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