Chapter 29 APUSH Test

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  • 1. 

    What did Woodrow Wilson want to change if elected?

    • A.

      Higher Tariffs & T.R's Big Stick Policy.

    • B.

      Republican Admin, Less policies, & no South American connections.

    • C.

      Stronger antitrust legislation, Banking Reform, Tariff reduction

    Correct Answer
    C. Stronger antitrust legislation, Banking Reform, Tariff reduction
    Explanation
    Woodrow Wilson wanted to bring about stronger antitrust legislation, banking reform, and tariff reduction if elected. This suggests that he aimed to address issues related to monopolies and unfair business practices, improve the banking system, and lower tariffs to promote international trade. These proposed changes indicate Wilson's focus on economic reforms and his desire to create a fair and competitive business environment.

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  • 2. 

    16th Amendment granted what?

    • A.

      Income Tax & was a populist idea.

    • B.

      Voting rights to women

    • C.

      8 hour work hours for everyone

    Correct Answer
    A. Income Tax & was a populist idea.
    Explanation
    The 16th Amendment granted the power to levy and collect income taxes. This amendment was a populist idea, meaning it aimed to benefit the general public and address economic inequality. By implementing income tax, the government could generate revenue from the wealthier individuals and redistribute it to fund public services and welfare programs. This was seen as a way to promote fairness and reduce the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few.

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  • 3. 

    What did the "Triple wall of privilege" consist of?

    • A.

      Issues in the middle east

    • B.

      South American Policies

    • C.

      Tariffs, Banking, and Trust

    Correct Answer
    C. Tariffs, Banking, and Trust
    Explanation
    The "Triple wall of privilege" consisted of tariffs, banking, and trust. Tariffs refer to taxes imposed on imported goods, which protected domestic industries from foreign competition. Banking refers to the control and influence of large banks on the economy, giving them significant power and privilege. Trust refers to the concentration of economic power in the hands of a few large corporations, leading to monopolistic practices and limited competition. These three elements together created a system that favored the wealthy and powerful, while hindering economic opportunities for others.

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  • 4. 

    What was the Federal Reserve Act of 1913?

    • A.

      Helped banks get money

    • B.

      Provided the U.S. with flexible currency

    • C.

      No more tariffs

    Correct Answer
    B. Provided the U.S. with flexible currency
    Explanation
    The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was a legislation that established the Federal Reserve System, which is the central banking system of the United States. One of the main purposes of this act was to provide the U.S. with a more flexible currency. The Federal Reserve System was given the authority to issue and control the country's currency, allowing for adjustments in the money supply to help stabilize the economy during times of financial stress. This flexibility in currency was seen as a way to better manage economic fluctuations and promote stability in the U.S. financial system.

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  • 5. 

    The  Clayton Anti-Trust Act of 1914 was?

    • A.

      Made interlocking directories illegal and labor unions and agricultural organization exempt from anti trust prosecution

    • B.

      Banned policies in south america

    • C.

      Allowed women certain rights

    Correct Answer
    A. Made interlocking directories illegal and labor unions and agricultural organization exempt from anti trust prosecution
    Explanation
    The Clayton Anti-Trust Act of 1914 was a legislation that made interlocking directories illegal, which refers to the practice of having the same individuals serve on the boards of competing companies. Additionally, the act exempted labor unions and agricultural organizations from anti-trust prosecution, recognizing their importance in protecting the rights and interests of workers and farmers. This act aimed to promote fair competition and prevent monopolistic practices in the business sector.

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  • 6. 

    What was Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916?

    • A.

      Gov. borrowed from farmers

    • B.

      Farmers borrowed things as seeds and later payed them back with their profit

    • C.

      People would able to have there own land to farm

    Correct Answer
    B. Farmers borrowed things as seeds and later payed them back with their profit
    Explanation
    The Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916 was a law that provided low-interest loans to farmers in order to help them purchase land, equipment, and supplies. These loans were intended to be repaid with the profits made from farming. This act aimed to improve the financial situation of farmers and increase agricultural productivity.

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  • 7. 

    La Fallette Seamens act of 1915 was?

    • A.

      Allowed american ships into any country

    • B.

      Policy for european ships

    • C.

      It required decent treatment and a living wage on american merchant ships

    Correct Answer
    C. It required decent treatment and a living wage on american merchant ships
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the La Fallette Seamens Act of 1915 required decent treatment and a living wage on American merchant ships. This act aimed to improve the working conditions and wages of seamen, ensuring that they were treated fairly and received a livable income while working on American ships. It was a significant step towards protecting the rights and well-being of seamen in the shipping industry.

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  • 8. 

    What was the Working men compensation act of 1916?

    • A.

      Gave men a higher salary

    • B.

      It provided assistance to federal civil service employees during disability period

    • C.

      Took money away from salaries

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. It provided assistance to federal civil service employees during disability period
    Explanation
    The Workingmen's Compensation Act of 1916 was a law that provided assistance to federal civil service employees who became disabled while on the job. This act aimed to support workers who were injured or disabled during the course of their employment by providing them with financial assistance during their period of disability.

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  • 9. 

    Jones act of 1916 consisted of?

    • A.

      Higher tariffs in all states

    • B.

      Gave americans the right to 8 hrs

    • C.

      Promised independence to philippines as soon as they had a 'stable government'

    Correct Answer
    C. Promised independence to philippines as soon as they had a 'stable government'
    Explanation
    The Jones Act of 1916 promised independence to the Philippines once they established a stable government. This act was passed by the United States Congress and aimed to provide a pathway for the Philippines to gain self-governance and eventually become an independent nation. It recognized the importance of stability and effective governance as prerequisites for granting independence to the Philippines.

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  • 10. 

    Anti-Germans did what?

    • A.

      Helped support american gov.

    • B.

      Sabotaged people and swept the nation during WWI

    Correct Answer
    B. Sabotaged people and swept the nation during WWI
    Explanation
    During World War I, the Anti-Germans engaged in activities that involved sabotaging people and spreading their influence throughout the nation. Their actions were aimed at undermining the war effort and causing disruption. This could have included acts of sabotage, spreading propaganda, or engaging in subversive activities against the government. Their actions were likely motivated by a strong opposition to Germany and a desire to weaken their power during the war.

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