US II - Chapter 17 Practice Test

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US II - Chapter 17 Practice Test


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  • 1. 
    What did Harding promise in his campaign?
    • A. 

      Change

    • B. 

      Terrible life

    • C. 

      Bad economy

    • D. 

      A return to normalcy

  • 2. 
    Who did Harding give most of his cabinet positions to?
    • A. 

      Family and friends from Ohio

    • B. 

      His mistress and her family members

    • C. 

      Commoners

    • D. 

      His poker club friends

  • 3. 
    What was the scandal that dented the Harding administration?
    • A. 

      The Kennedy Scandal

    • B. 

      The Coolidge Scandal

    • C. 

      The Forbes Scandal

    • D. 

      The Rudolph Scandal

  • 4. 
    What was President Coolidge's philosophy?
    • A. 

      To have the govt. interfere with the public

    • B. 

      To let small business rule the world

    • C. 

      To live in prosperity

    • D. 

      Let the govt interfere with business and industry as little as possible

  • 5. 
    What did the Republicans use as a campaign slogan?
    • A. 

      “Keep Cool with Coolidge"

    • B. 

      “Keeping it Real”

    • C. 

      “Living with Coolidge”

    • D. 

      “Live Laugh Love Coolidge”

  • 6. 
    What were Andrew Mellon's three major goals?
    • A. 

      Make more personal money

    • B. 

      Unify blacks and whites, track spending , live in peace

    • C. 

      Unify allies, take care of the economy,cut spending

    • D. 

      Balance budget, cut governments debt, and cut taxes

  • 7. 
    By 1928 Congress reduced tax prices Americans paid by what number?
    • A. 

      .5 percent and cut the rate for the wealthy to 25%

    • B. 

      .6 percent and cut the rate for the wealthy to 35%

    • C. 

      .9 percent and cut the rate for the wealthy to 40%

    • D. 

      .7 percent and cut the rate for the wealthy to 20%

  • 8. 
    What did war time allies own the United States in debt?
    • A. 

      9 million

    • B. 

      15 million

    • C. 

      10 million

    • D. 

      6 million

  • 9. 
    Who were the signers of the four power treaty?
    • A. 

      US, Australia, France, Japan

    • B. 

      US, France, Britain, China

    • C. 

      France, Britain, Japan, Italy

    • D. 

      US, Great Britain, France, Japan

  • 10. 
    What did the nine power treaty state?
    • A. 

      To not trade with China and make them an enemy

    • B. 

      Agreed to preserve equal commercial rights to China

    • C. 

      It got rid of the open door policy

    • D. 

      Eliminated any contact with China

  • 11. 
    What did the Kellogg-Briand Pact state?
    • A. 

      All nations to settle disputes by peaceful means

    • B. 

      All nations fight against each other

    • C. 

      All nations have equal means to trade

    • D. 

      All nations form alliances with one another

  • 12. 
    As American wages increased:
    • A. 

      Their work hours went up

    • B. 

      Their work hours decreased

    • C. 

      They were laid off

    • D. 

      They got paid vacations

  • 13. 
    Henry Ford was famous for:
    • A. 

      The assembly line

    • B. 

      Toy cars

    • C. 

      The engine

    • D. 

      Model T

  • 14. 
    The car impacted the American way of life how?
    • A. 

      People were able to live farther from work

    • B. 

      Brought upon new types of commuters such as the auto commuter

    • C. 

      Helped other forms of transportation become popular

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    What was one of the first public broadcasts?
    • A. 

      NBC

    • B. 

      The Coolidge election

    • C. 

      The Great Depression

    • D. 

      Harding's Landslide Election

  • 16. 
    NBC's rival radio company was:
    • A. 

      CBS

    • B. 

      TNT

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      E NEWS

  • 17. 
    Benefits enabled the American people to:
    • A. 

      Spend less of their income

    • B. 

      Spend more of their income and improve their life style

    • C. 

      Let them go on more vacations

    • D. 

      Raised people's hours

  • 18. 
    The McNary-Haugen Bill was to help farmers do what?
    • A. 

      Boost their prices

    • B. 

      Lower their prices

    • C. 

      Eat their crops

    • D. 

      Don’t farm at all

  • 19. 
    What was the verdict of the Sacco-Vanzetti case?
    • A. 

      They were innocent and fled the country

    • B. 

      They were guilty and sentenced to death

    • C. 

      They received community service duties

    • D. 

      They were exiled to Italy

  • 20. 
    Which type of music was popular in the twenties?
    • A. 

      Hip Hop

    • B. 

      R&B

    • C. 

      Country

    • D. 

      Jazz

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