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  • 1. 
    As the 1920s progressed, farm incomes
    • A. 

      Declined.

    • B. 

      Increased more rapidly than incomes in urban areas.

    • C. 

      Remained steady.

  • 2. 
    Very appealing to a majority of Americans because of its affordability, Ford created the
    • A. 

      Model T.

    • B. 

      Bull Market.

    • C. 

      Model A.

  • 3. 
    In 1933, Congress repealed Prohibition with the
    • A. 

      19th Amendment.

    • B. 

      20th Amendment.

    • C. 

      21st Amendment.

  • 4. 
    Celebrated defense attorney who defended John Scopes
    • A. 

      Andrew Mellon

    • B. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • C. 

      Clarence Darrow

  • 5. 
    A type of credit in which a small down payment is made followed by monthly payments
    • A. 

      Installment Buying

    • B. 

      Assembly Line

    • C. 

      Scientific Management

  • 6. 
    Both African Americans and Mexican Americans had an especially difficult time during the Great Depression because they
    • A. 

      Had little community and family support.

    • B. 

      Faced discrimination when competing for jobs.

    • C. 

      Were forced to move to northern cities to find work.

  • 7. 
    Louisiana Governor who opposed FDR and introduced the "Share our Wealth" program.
    • A. 

      Huey Long

    • B. 

      John Steinbeck

    • C. 

      Douglas MacArthur

  • 8. 
    What did the FDIC insure?
    • A. 

      Bank deposits

    • B. 

      Farm loans

    • C. 

      Business investments

  • 9. 
    The ______________________________ provided jobs for men, replanted forests, and fought fires.
    • A. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps

    • B. 

      Federal Emergency Relief Act

    • C. 

      Tennessee Valley Authority

  • 10. 
    What were the two main forms of entertainment during the depression era?
    • A. 

      Radio and the Movies

    • B. 

      Television and Murals

    • C. 

      Newspapers and Theater

  • 11. 
    Became president after Franklin Roosevelt's death
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Harry S. Truman

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 12. 
    Strategy used in WWII--aslso known as "lightning war"
    • A. 

      Strategic Bombing

    • B. 

      Genocide

    • C. 

      Blitzkrieg

  • 13. 
    Willful annihilation of a racial, political, or cultural group
    • A. 

      Rationing

    • B. 

      Segregation

    • C. 

      Genocide

  • 14. 
    After the Battle of Midway, Japan
    • A. 

      No longer had a powerful navy.

    • B. 

      Established a military presence in the Aluetian Islands.

    • C. 

      Was on the defensive end of the war.

  • 15. 
    The Nuremberg Laws
    • A. 

      Issued an order to attack Jewish synagogues and businesses.

    • B. 

      Denied German citizenship and other rights to Jews.

    • C. 

      Forced German Jews to move into Ghettos.

  • 16. 
    Why was the conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States described as a "Cold" war?
    • A. 

      It was "cold" because it was not very significant or important.

    • B. 

      The two sides did not engage each other directly in a military conflict.

    • C. 

      The Soviet Union is located in a very cold climate.

  • 17. 
    Weaker countries under the control of a stronger country
    • A. 

      Confederations

    • B. 

      Satellite States

    • C. 

      Contained Nations

  • 18. 
    Banned people from getting jobs in the future because of their "Communist ties"
    • A. 

      Blacklist

    • B. 

      Appeasement

    • C. 

      Containment

  • 19. 
    How long did the Montgomery Bus Boycott last?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      One Week

    • C. 

      More than a year

  • 20. 
    Which president signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    • A. 

      President Kennedy

    • B. 

      President Johnson

    • C. 

      President Nixon

  • 21. 
    Women's efforts and sacrifices during World War I led to U.S. government support for which reform?
    • A. 

      Universal Suffrage

    • B. 

      Racial Equality

    • C. 

      Religious Freedom

  • 22. 
    Truman's plan to strengthen reforms and start new social welfare programs
    • A. 

      New Deal

    • B. 

      Urban Renewal

    • C. 

      Fair Deal

  • 23. 
    People migrated to this region in the south and west
    • A. 

      Sunbelt

    • B. 

      Northwest

    • C. 

      Inner-Cities

  • 24. 
    In 1955, two large labor unions united to form the
    • A. 

      Taft-Hartley Corporation.

    • B. 

      CIA.

    • C. 

      ALF-CIO.

  • 25. 
    The Allies of WWII were the United States, Great Britain and
    • A. 

      Japan.

    • B. 

      The Soviet Union.

    • C. 

      Italy.