U.S. History Wwi/Roaring Twenties

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  • 1. 
    President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points were proposed during World War I primarily to..
    • A. 

      Outline military strategies for the United States

    • B. 

      Convince other democratic nations to join the United Nations

    • C. 

      Define postwar objectives for the United States

    • D. 

      Strengthen the United States policy of isolationism

  • 2. 
    The Scopes Trial of 1925 is an example of
    • A. 

      An increase in violence in American Society

    • B. 

      A clash between scientific ideas and religious beliefs

    • C. 

      The effects of assimilation on American culture

    • D. 

      Government intervention in racial conflicts

  • 3. 
    The clear-and-present danger doctrine established in Schenk v. United States (1919) permits the government to
    • A. 

      Declare war on any nation that attacks the United States

    • B. 

      Break up monopolies that limit business competition

    • C. 

      Outlaw organizations that threaten the civil rights of others

    • D. 

      Limit speech that threatens the security of the nation

  • 4. 
    The Red Scare, the National Origins Acts of the 1920's, and the verdict in the Sacco and Vanzetti trial are examples of negative American attitudes toward
    • A. 

      Labor union leaders

    • B. 

      Immigrants

    • C. 

      Business leaders

    • D. 

      African Americans

  • 5. 
    The economic boom of the 1920's was primarily caused by the
    • A. 

      New economic policies of the League of Nations

    • B. 

      Development of new consumer goods industries

    • C. 

      Elimination of barriers to international trade

    • D. 

      Advent of advertising on radio

  • 6. 
    Improved mass production techniques affected the American economy of the 1920s by
    • A. 

      Reducing prices of consumer goods

    • B. 

      Lowering the quality of most products

    • C. 

      Causing higher unemployment

    • D. 

      Decreasing the quantity of manufactured products

  • 7. 
    The United States found it difficult to remain neutral during the first three years of WWI because of its desire to
    • A. 

      Obtain migrant workers for American farms

    • B. 

      Control the Suez Canal

    • C. 

      Expand its interests in the Caribbean

    • D. 

      Maintain freedom of the seas for trade with European nations

  • 8. 
    Which event represents an expression of nativism during the 1920s?
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh's solo transatlantic flight

    • B. 

      Trial of John Scopes for teaching evolution

    • C. 

      Adoption of a quota system to limit immigration

    • D. 

      Rise in popularity of spectator sports

  • 9. 
    Which statement most accurately describes conditions of American farmers during the economic boom of the mid-1920s?
    • A. 

      Overproduction helped keep farmers from participating in the prosperity of the times

    • B. 

      Higher prices for farm products resulted in a higher standard of living

    • C. 

      Shortages of fertile land and farm equipment lowered farm income

    • D. 

      Subsidies and other government programs dramatically increased farmers' incomes

  • 10. 
    The works of Duke Ellington and Langston Hughes reflected the
    • A. 

      Achievements of the Harlem Renaissance

    • B. 

      Expanding role of women in the 1920s

    • C. 

      Architectural innovations of the 1930s

    • D. 

      Influence of southern European immigrant groups

  • 11. 
    During his reelection campaign in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson used the slogan, "He kept us out of war." In April of 1917, Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany.
    • A. 

      Russia signed a treaty of alliance with the Central Powers

    • B. 

      Bolshevik forces increased their strength in Germany and Italy

    • C. 

      Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare

    • D. 

      Britain was invaded by nations of the Central Powers

  • 12. 
    One goal for a lasting peace that President Woodrow Wilson included in his Fourteen Points was
    • A. 

      Maintaining a permanent military force in Europe

    • B. 

      Establishing a League of Nations

    • C. 

      Blaming Germany for causing WWI

    • D. 

      Returning the United States to a policy of isolationism

  • 13. 
    Many senators who opposed United States membership in the League of Nations argued that joining the League would
    • A. 

      Involve the nation in future military conflicts

    • B. 

      End the country's free-trade policy

    • C. 

      Reduce freedom of the seas

    • D. 

      Endanger the nation's military preparedness

  • 14. 
    During WWI, many American women helped gain support for the suffrage movement by
    • A. 

      Lobbying for child-care facilities

    • B. 

      Working in wartime industries

    • C. 

      Protesting against the war

    • D. 

      Joining the military service

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