Chapter 30 Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    Wilson's goals for the war included
    • A. 

      "making the world safe for democracy"

    • B. 

      Punishing Germany for its unrestricted submarine warfare

    • C. 

      Ensuring the continuation of the American empire abroad

    • D. 

      Guaranteeing that the United States would gain some additional territory in the peace negotiation to ensure our status as a world power

  • 2. 
    The main purpose of the Committee on Public Information (CPI) can best be described as
    • A. 

      Guaranteeing adequate supplies for American troops fighting abroad

    • B. 

      Ensuring American public support for the war

    • C. 

      Presenting a fair and balanced vision of the goals of the war

    • D. 

      Getting Americans to enlist in the military

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of German Americans during the war?
    • A. 

      They were involved in numerous famous spy incidents which caused other Americans to doubt their loyalty to the US.

    • B. 

      They were blamed for a wide range of offenses including spreading epidemics of diarrhea.

    • C. 

      They were hated and even German sounding names were changed.

    • D. 

      They were sometimes tarred, feathered, or even lynched because of the strong hatred of them during this time.

  • 4. 
    Wilson tried to create some economic order by establishing which of the following?
    • A. 

      CPI

    • B. 

      AFL

    • C. 

      WIB

    • D. 

      NAWSA

  • 5. 
    The Espionage and Sedition Acts, along with the Supreme Court's ruling in Schenck v. US, demonstrated that
    • A. 

      People's basic freedoms are always ensured in America, even during wartime.

    • B. 

      Wartime restrictions on Americans' Bill of Rights freedoms are always minimal

    • C. 

      Even in America, civil liberties are often curtailed during wartime.

    • D. 

      Though some may support limitations on freedoms for national security purposes, those limitations never hold up in court.

  • 6. 
    African Americans
    • A. 

      Were peacefully integrated into northern communities during this time.

    • B. 

      Consistently sided with unions and refused to work as strikebreakers.

    • C. 

      Confronted significant discrimination in cities on the East Coast but not in midwestern cities

    • D. 

      Started to move north in more significant numbers

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not a way that Americans tried to support the war effort?
    • A. 

      Making "victory gardens"

    • B. 

      Supporting Prohibition

    • C. 

      Collecting waste fats for ammunition

    • D. 

      Buying war bonds or "Liberty Loans"

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