Definition Of US History - 2

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  • 1. 
    Who changed from the Democratic to the Republican Party in 1994?
    • A. 

      Edward Kennedy

    • B. 

      George Pataki

    • C. 

      Richard C Shelby

    • D. 

      Orin Hatch

  • 2. 
    Theodore F. Stevens is a U.S. Senator from which state?
    • A. 

      Vermont

    • B. 

      Ohio

    • C. 

      Florida

    • D. 

      Alaska

  • 3. 
    What Article sets forth the ways to amend the Constitution?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    Who was the youngest U.S. Supreme Court justice appointee?
    • A. 

      Joseph Story

    • B. 

      Ruth Ginsberg

    • C. 

      Clarence Thomas

    • D. 

      William O. Douglas

  • 5. 
    What was not covered in the Articles of Confederation?
    • A. 

      Courts

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Treaties

  • 6. 
    Who said "Government is not reason, it is not eloquence-it is a force"?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 7. 
    What rule states that the entire delegation to a party convention must cast it's vote based upon the "Rule of the Majority"?
    • A. 

      Detente

    • B. 

      Reserved Power

    • C. 

      Unite Rule

    • D. 

      Bicameral Legislature

  • 8. 
    What is originated in the 1820's because of the belief that the voting population should be able to elect all of the officials that govern them?
    • A. 

      Political Efficacy

    • B. 

      Ideology

    • C. 

      Localism

    • D. 

      Long Ballot

  • 9. 
    What are powers specifically granted to the federal government as enumerated in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Inherent Powers

    • B. 

      Express Powers

    • C. 

      Senate

    • D. 

      Jus Soli

  • 10. 
    What President donated land for colleges to states through the Land Grant College Act?
    • A. 

      Lincoln

    • B. 

      Taft

    • C. 

      Nixon

    • D. 

      Roosevelt

  • 11. 
    What year was a Civil Rights Act passed recognizing blacks as U.S. citizens?
    • A. 

      1923

    • B. 

      1866

    • C. 

      1877

    • D. 

      1960

  • 12. 
    Who did the "National Eight Hour Law" cover?
    • A. 

      U.S. Federal Employees

    • B. 

      Railroad Workers

    • C. 

      Children Under Age 12

    • D. 

      Garment Workers

  • 13. 
    What Republican President was responsible for creating the department of labor?
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon

    • B. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • D. 

      Abe Lincoln

  • 14. 
    Who was the only member of Congress to vote against entry into both World War I & II?
    • A. 

      Joe Kennedy

    • B. 

      Jeannette Rankin

    • C. 

      Everett Dirkson

    • D. 

      John C. Fremont

  • 15. 
    Which President's mother outfitted him in dresses until he reached the age of 5?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Harry Truman

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • D. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt