Smith Lesson 3 - America Enters World War I Test

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Smith Lesson 3 - America Enters World War I Test

Answer the questions from Lesson 3 below. Remember, you MAY NOT use your lesson or chronicles on this. This is a TEST!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________________________ were fundraisers during World War I in which the government sold special issue war bonds to raise money for the war effort.
    • A. 

      Liberty Loan Drives

    • B. 

      The Farm and Garden Initiative

    • C. 

      Pan-American Conferences

    • D. 

      Manifest Destiny

  • 2. 
    Which of the following words is defined as, "to decide that someone is not guilty of a crime?"
    • A. 

      Tariffs

    • B. 

      Verdict

    • C. 

      Conserve

    • D. 

      Acquitted

  • 3. 
    Which of the following words is defined as, "the objects such as bullets, shells, and grenades that are shot from weapons or used as explosives?" 
    • A. 

      Ammunition

    • B. 

      Blockade

    • C. 

      Cannon fodder

    • D. 

      Deployed

  • 4. 
    Which of the following words is defined as, "people who set out to harm or punish someone who has done them harm or has done harm to someone or something they care about?" 
    • A. 

      Evasive

    • B. 

      Avengers

    • C. 

      Socialists

    • D. 

      Profane

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was President Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy as president, that was an addition to the Monroe Doctrine stating the United States would do whatever necessary to protect not only North America, but also Central and South America from European rule?
    • A. 

      Big Sister Policy

    • B. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • C. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Moral Diplomacy

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was an act of German sabotage where a stockpile of munitions that America had planned to send to the Allies was destroyed?
    • A. 

      The Great Rapprochement

    • B. 

      The Great Phenol Plot

    • C. 

      The Boxer Rebellion

    • D. 

      The Black Tom Bombing

  • 7. 
    A/an ____________________________ is used to stop people or supplies from entering or leaving a country during a war?
    • A. 

      War bond

    • B. 

      Blockade

    • C. 

      Tariff

    • D. 

      Propaganda campaign

  • 8. 
    ______________________________ is when a group of Chinese people rose up and tried to drive all foreigners from China in 1900.
    • A. 

      The Mexican Revolution

    • B. 

      The Great Phenol Plot

    • C. 

      The Boxer Rebellion

    • D. 

      Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

  • 9. 
    The group that organized the propaganda campaign to gain support for entering World War I, as well as convincing people to invest money and time in the war effort was _______________________________.
    • A. 

      The Committee on Public Information

    • B. 

      The Electoral College

    • C. 

      The Farm and Garden Initiative

    • D. 

      The Progressive Party

  • 10. 
    _________________________ is the term that is defined as, "to save something or to keep something from being wasted."
    • A. 

      Evasive

    • B. 

      Conserve

    • C. 

      Rationing

    • D. 

      Surplus

  • 11. 
    _________________________ is the idea that the strongest survive. 
    • A. 

      Hysteria

    • B. 

      Draft

    • C. 

      Darwinism

    • D. 

      Manifest Destiny

  • 12. 
    _________________________ is the belief in freedom and equality between people; a form of government in which the people rule, either directly or through elected representatives. 
    • A. 

      Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Isolationism

    • C. 

      Darwinism

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 13. 
    _________________________ is the U.S. political party that favors big government and high taxes in order to provide the most services to the most people. 
    • A. 

      The Progressive Party

    • B. 

      The Democratic Party

    • C. 

      The Republican Party

    • D. 

      The Socialist Party

  • 14. 
    Which of the following terms is defined as, "to move troops into position for military action or to send troops into war?" 
    • A. 

      Deploy

    • B. 

      Enlist

    • C. 

      Pro-war

    • D. 

      Recruit

  • 15. 
    The _______________________ is a system in which young people are required to join the armed forces of a country for a period of service. 
    • A. 

      Rationing

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      Draft

    • D. 

      Recruit

  • 16. 
    The _______________________ is the way in which a nation uses its resources and how it makes and spends its money. 
    • A. 

      Foreign policy

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Markets

    • D. 

      Open Door Policy

  • 17. 
    The _______________________ is a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. 
    • A. 

      The Progressive Party

    • B. 

      Committee on Public Information

    • C. 

      Avengers

    • D. 

      The Electoral College

  • 18. 
    _______________________ means that a person is joining or enrolling in the military. 
    • A. 

      Enlist

    • B. 

      Verdict

    • C. 

      Espionage

    • D. 

      Mobilize

  • 19. 
    _______________________ is the act of spying. 
    • A. 

      Sedition

    • B. 

      Evasive

    • C. 

      Espionage

    • D. 

      Profane

  • 20. 
    _______________________ were laws passed that made it illegal to do or say anything bad about America's involvement in World War I. 
    • A. 

      The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    • B. 

      The 22nd Amendment

    • C. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • D. 

      The Selective Service Act

  • 21. 
    _______________________ was a labor union leader who founded several unions and a member of the Socialist Party, who ran for president five times as the socialist candidate that was arrested for violating the Espionage and Sedition Acts and stripped of his citizenship. 
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Eugene V. Debs

    • C. 

      Robert Prager

    • D. 

      William Howard Taft

  • 22. 
    A/an _______________________ was using propaganda to reduce the amount and types of food people ate at home so that more food could be saved and sent the the troops overseas.
    • A. 

      Food conservation drive

    • B. 

      Liberty loan drive

    • C. 

      Surplus

    • D. 

      Blockade

  • 23. 
     A/an ___________________________ is the way a government of a nation plans to deal with other governments of other nations.
    • A. 

      Sentiment

    • B. 

      Market

    • C. 

      Economy

    • D. 

      Foreign policy

  • 24. 
    ____________________________ were public speakers who worked for the Committee on Public Information that spoke to different groups of people all over the nation about how to help in the war effort.
    • A. 

      Isolationists

    • B. 

      Missionaries

    • C. 

      Four Minute Men

    • D. 

      The Progressives

  • 25. 
    ____________________________ the director of the Committee on Public Information during World War I.
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      George Creel

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 26. 
    ____________________________ was the term used to describe the campaign to conserve food during World War I.
    • A. 

      Hooverizing

    • B. 

      Sedition

    • C. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • D. 

      The draft

  • 27. 
    ____________________________ was a policy of remaining neutral in other nations' conflicts and wars.
    • A. 

      Imperialism

    • B. 

      Isolationism

    • C. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Sentiment

  • 28. 
    ____________________________ were fundraisers during World War I in which the government sold special issue war bonds to raise money for the war effort.
    • A. 

      Liberty Loan Drives

    • B. 

      The Farm and Garden Initiative

    • C. 

      Pan-American Conferences

    • D. 

      Manifest Destiny

  • 29. 
    ____________________________ was the attitude that America should expand from the Atlantic coast in the East to the Pacific Coast in the West.
    • A. 

      Isolationism

    • B. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • C. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • D. 

      Big Sister Policy

  • 30. 
    ____________________________ are people who are sent to a foreign country to spread Christianity and to do religious work.
    • A. 

      Ambassadors

    • B. 

      Avengers

    • C. 

      Missionaries

    • D. 

      The Red Cross

  • 31. 
    Which term is defined as, "bringing together military forces to prepare for war?"
    • A. 

      Acquitted

    • B. 

      Evasive

    • C. 

      Suspicion

    • D. 

      Mobilize

  • 32. 
    _________________________ was one of America's first foreign policies for the nations of Europe, stating that any attempt to make colonies of North America would be considered a hostile act and would be stopped by the United States.
    • A. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      The Big Sister Policy

    • C. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • D. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

  • 33. 
    _________________________ was President Woodrow Wilson's policy, to make the United States the conscience of the world by using US influence to condemn imperialism and help nations who wanted to gain democracy.
    • A. 

      The Monroe Doctrine

    • B. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • C. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • D. 

      The Great Rapprochement

  • 34. 
    _________________________ was the policy proposed by Secretary of State John Hay under the President William McKinley that proposed China not be controlled by one imperialist nation but shared by all including the United States.
    • A. 

      Dollar Diplomacy

    • B. 

      Moral Diplomacy

    • C. 

      The Open Door Policy

    • D. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

  • 35. 
    _________________________ is a water route that cut through Central America, built under Theodore Roosevelt's administration, so sailors would no longer have to sail around the tip of South America to get from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
    • A. 

      Big Stick Diplomacy

    • B. 

      The Western Hemisphere

    • C. 

      The Panama Canal

    • D. 

      The Dardanelles Straights

  • 36. 
    _________________________ was a U.S. political Party started by Theodore Roosevelt that favored change, reform, and civil rights while favoring a large, well funded military in order to protect citizens.  
    • A. 

      The Republican Party

    • B. 

      The Democratic Party

    • C. 

      The Socialist Party

    • D. 

      The Progressive Party

  • 37. 
    _________________________ is an idea or statement that is either false or exaggerated and is spread in order to help a political cause, a political leader, or a government.
    • A. 

      Propaganda

    • B. 

      Yellow Journalism

    • C. 

      Progressive

    • D. 

      Pro-war

  • 38. 
    _________________________ were British vessels designed to look like merchant vessels but were heavily armed and staffed by the navy. 
    • A. 

      U-boats

    • B. 

      Q-ships

    • C. 

      Dreadnoughts

    • D. 

      Merchant ships

  • 39. 
    _________________________ is allowing a person or group of people to only have a set amount of something each day for a certain length of time.
    • A. 

      Hysteria

    • B. 

      Hooverizing

    • C. 

      Rationing

    • D. 

      Darwinism

  • 40. 
    _________________________ is the term for finding or convincing people to join the military.
    • A. 

      Intercepted

    • B. 

      Mobilize

    • C. 

      Deploy

    • D. 

      Recruit

  • 41. 
    _________________________ is an organization set up in 1864 to care for those who were wounded, sick, or homeless in wartime.
    • A. 

      The Red Cross

    • B. 

      The Committee for Public Information

    • C. 

      The Farm and Garden Initiative

    • D. 

      The U.S. Food Administration

  • 42. 
    _________________________ is the U.S. political party that favors small government and low taxes in order to interfere as little as possible in the lives of individual citizens.
    • A. 

      The Democratic Party

    • B. 

      The Republican Party

    • C. 

      The Socialist Party

    • D. 

      The Progressive Party

  • 43. 
    _________________________ was a German immigrant, who was lynched by a mob because of anti-German sentiment during World War I and because he was accused of being a socialist.
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Eugene V. Debs

    • C. 

      Robert Prager

    • D. 

      George Creel

  • 44. 
    _________________________  is the crime of saying, writing, or doing something that encourages people to disobey their government.
    • A. 

      War Bond

    • B. 

      Suspicion

    • C. 

      Espionage

    • D. 

      Sedition

  • 45. 
    _________________________  was a law that required all men between the ages of 21 and 30 to register for the military reserves national lottery during World War I.
    • A. 

      The Selective Service Act

    • B. 

      The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    • C. 

      The 23rd Amendment

    • D. 

      The Great Rapprochement

  • 46. 
    A/an _________________________ is a person who believes that all property and business should be owned in common by everyone in a country under government control.
    • A. 

      Progressive

    • B. 

      Socialist

    • C. 

      Isolationist

    • D. 

      Darwinist

  • 47. 
    A/an _________________________ is the amount over or more than the amount that is needed.
    • A. 

      Verdict

    • B. 

      Tariff

    • C. 

      Surplus

    • D. 

      Market

  • 48. 
    _________________________ is having the belief or impression that someone is involved in an illegal or dishonest activity.
    • A. 

      Evasive

    • B. 

      Sentiment

    • C. 

      Sedition

    • D. 

      Suspicion

  • 49. 
    Taxes on imports and exports are called ________________________.
    • A. 

      Tariffs

    • B. 

      War bonds

    • C. 

      Ammunition

    • D. 

      Surplus

  • 50. 
    _______________________ was the British luxury passenger ship carrying American passengers and secretly carrying ammunition to Great Britain that was sunk by a German U-boat on May 7, 1915.
    • A. 

      The Titanic

    • B. 

      The Lusitania

    • C. 

      The Sussex

    • D. 

      The U.S.S. Alabama