I have 50 multiple questions for US History from 1870-1920 that needed to be answered within 90 minutes since it's been started. Thanks!!
1. Which city became the world's center for iron and steel manufacturing?
a. Chicagob. New Yorkc. Buffalod. Clevelande. Pittsburgh
2. The American working class
a. were paid less than their European counterpartsb. worked in safe conditions and fatal factory accidents were uncommonc. did not include women and childrend. was quickly making gains and moving into the middle classe. lived in desperate conditions
3. An example of what economist and social historian Thorstein Veblen meant by "conspicuous consumption" is
a. Mrs. Bradley Martin 's costume ballb. an immigrant's purchase of breadc. the free services handed out by social reformersd. John Rockefeller's purchase of one of his competitors' companiese. the social welfare services of European nations like Germany
4. The Knights of Labor
a. were an inclusive organization that advocated for a vast array of reforms.b. organized only skilled, white, native-born workers.c. did not admit women.d. never had more than a few hundred members.e. cooperated with big business.
5. The Greenback-Labor Party
a. wanted banks to control the money supply.b. wanted to increase the amount of money in circulation.c. wanted to decrease the money supply.d. was unable to elect any of its candidates even on the local level.e. supported the use of force against striking workers.
6. The heartland of the second industrial revolution was in
a. the South.b. New England.c. the Great Lakes region.d. the West.e. New York City.
10. At the end of the nineteenth century, lynching
a. rarely happened.b. was an act of violence directed mostly at black men.c. caused Ida B. Wells to stop writing and speaking.d. was always done in secret.e. affected only southern whites.
12. Journalists who worked for newspapers like William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal who sensationalized events to sell papers were called
a. yellow journalistsb. trusteesc. social reformersd. muckrakerse. freelancers
15. Jane Addams
a. was a birth control advocate.b. believed in Social Darwinism.c. founded Hull House in 1889.d. was an economist.e. supported anti-immigrant legislation.
16. Who was not a candidate in the 1912 presidential election?
a. Theodore Rooseveltb. Woodrow Wilsonc. Eugene Debsd. William Jennings Bryane. William Howard Taft
1. e2. e3. a4. a5. b6. c10. b12. a15. c16. c
34. By 1912, the Socialist Party
a. appealed only to immigrants.b. appealed only to industrial workers.c. had elected scores of local officials.d. was concentrated in New York City.e. had yet to elect a member to Congress.
30. During the Progressive era
a. growing numbers of native-born white women worked as domestics.b. most African-American women worked in factories.c. most eastern European immigrant women worked as telephone operators.d. growing numbers of native-born white women worked in offices.e. the number of married women working declined.
a. represented only the struggle for women’s suffrage.b. was concerned only with economic issues.c. sought to attack the traditional roles of sexual behavior for women.d. sought to maintain the traditional roles of sexual behavior for women.e. argued that women should not have to work.
37. The 1912 strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts
a. started when workers demanded shorter hours.b. is also known as the “Bread and Roses” strike.c. is also known as the “Uprising of the 20,000.”d. received little public attention.e. was unique in that it involved only children.
38. The National Women’s Party
a. was a branch of the Democratic Party.b. was part of a new, more militant generation of college-educated activists.c. was part of a new, more conservative generation of college-educated activists.d. opposed women’s suffrage.e. was a branch of the Socialist Party.
36 The Industrial Workers of the World and most of the Socialist Party
a. supported U.S. entry into World War I.b. remained neutral.c. encouraged their members to join in the war effort.d. opposed the war.e. worked with the Committee on Public Information.
26. World War I
a. was also known as the Great War.b. introduced much new military technology.c. pitted the Allies against the Central Powers.d. began with the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne.e. All of the above.
13. There were many forces that predisposed potential Ku Klux Klan members to accept its exclusionary message without much analysis. These forces included all of the following except
a. the birth of the Harlem Renaissanceb. the 1915 film release of Birth of a Nationc. "100 percent Americanism" that developed during World War Id. the 1921 and 1924 Immigration Actse. rise of fundamentalism
30. The Teapot Dome scandal
a. involved President Harding’s illicit affair with a young woman.b. involved the Veterans’ Bureau, which took bribes from the sale of government supplies.c. involved the Attorney General, who took bribes not to prosecute accused criminals.d. involved the Secretary of the Interior, who received money in exchange for leasing government oil reserves to private companies.e. involved Herbert Hoover, who received money in exchange for granting favored trading status to Great Britain.
33. American foreign policy during the 1920s
a. reflected the close working relationship between government and business.b. expanded on Woodrow Wilson’s goal of internationalism.c. included the lowering of tariffs.d. discouraged American business investment abroad.e. included a complete retreat from military intervention.
25. The American Plan
a. was developed by the Communist Party.b. was another term for Americanization.c. was applauded by the American Federation of Labor.d. advocated government regulation of business.e. advocated “company unions.”
6. For feminist women in the 1920s freedom meant
a. votingb. owning their own propertyc. the ERAd. the right to chose their lifestylee. becoming a wife and mother
36. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
a. generally voted with Oliver Wendell Holmes to further limit free speech.b. was a conservative force during the 1920s.c. voted in favor of the Hays Code.d. crafted an intellectual defense of civil liberties during the 1920s.e. voted in support of Anita Whitney’s attempt to overturn her conviction.
11. Which program employed white-collar workers and professionals, including doctors, writers, and artists?
a. PWAb. CCCc. WPAd. NYAe. NRA
23. FDR’s key advisors in the early days of the New Deal included
a. Jane Addams, Theodore Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson.b. Frances Perkins, Harry Hopkins, and Harold Ickes.c. Charles Coughlin, Upton Sinclair, and Huey Long.d. Calvin Coolidge, Andrew Mellon, and Herbert Hoover.e. Alice Paul, Robert La Follette, and George Norris.
34. c30. e39. a37. b38. b36. d26. e13. a30. d33. e25. e6. d36. d11. c23. b
8. What caused union membership to soar in the 1930s?a. worker's militancyb. tactical skills of a new generation of leadersc. changes in government's attitude toward labord. creation of the CIOe. all of the above3. The first thing that Roosevelt attended to as president wasa. the housing crisisb. the farming crisisc. the banking crisisd. the unemployment crisise. the tariff crisis28. The Tennessee Valley Authoritya. applied only to the American West.b. put young men to work in national parks.c. applied only to the state of Tennessee.d. combined economic regional planning with relief.e. was not created during the period known as the Hundred Days.15. Most historians argue that a recession reoccurred in 1937 because Roosevelta. cut government spendingb. increased government spendingc. raised tariffs in face of European competitiond. was preoccupied with foreign affairse. enacted a policy following Keynesian economics
40. The Eighteenth AmendmentA. prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. B. prohibited the manufacture and sale of any German products. C. was never ratified. D. barred states from passing laws prohibiting alcohol manufacture or sale. E. protected the beer industry.35. The Committee on Public InformationA. was directed by William Jennings Bryan. B. protected civil liberties. C. was the government’s attempt to shape public opinion. D. was affiliated with the Socialist Party. E. was limited in its efforts.7. Question MC #7At the height of World War I, income taxes rose to _____ percent on the wealthiest Americans.A. 30 B. 40 C. 50 D. 60 E. 704. What was not a principle of the Fourteen Points?Student Response Value Correct Answer FeedbackA. an end to colonization B. self-determination for all nations C. freedom of the seas D. open diplomacy E. free trade41. The Espionage Act (1917) and Sedition Act (1918)Student Response Value Correct Answer FeedbackA. expanded civil liberties during World War I. B. were aimed only at immigrants. C. were rarely enforced. D. restricted freedom of speech. E. were opposed by Woodrow Wilson.
30. The Zimmermann TelegramA. helped assure Americans that Germany was not a threat. B. clarified British war aims. C. outlined the German plan for an attack on the United States by Mexico. D. outlined the British plan for an attack on the United States by Mexico. E. outlined the Fourteen Points.5. The Fourteen Points attempted toA. consolidate political power at home B. provide an peace agenda to create a new democratic order C. quiet growing criticism from the Republicans that Wilson was an inept leader D. outline the Progressive Party's campaign platform for the 1920 election E. organize alliances after the war among fourteen prominent nations43. “Americanization”A. was another term for “Fordism.” B. was supported by all Progressives. C. recognized diversity. D. refers to the process of assimilation. E. refers to an economic system.19. The Treaty of VersaillesA. was a fair and reasonable document given the circumstances B. allowed Germany equal participation in the negotiation process C. required Germany to pay over $33 billion in reparations D. rejected Wilson's idea for a League of Nations E. declared Ireland's independence16. Between 1910 and 1920, _____ blacks left the South for jobs in the North and West.A. 100,000 B. 500,000 C. 1 million D. 2 million E. 5 million46. W. E. B. Du BoisA. agreed with Booker T. Washington that blacks should accept segregation. B. chose scholarship over political action. C. founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). D. worked closely with Woodrow Wilson. E. agreed with Booker T. Washington that vocational education was best for African-Americans.47. “The Great Migration” refers toA. whites settling the West. B. Indian removal. C. blacks moving from the South to the North. D. blacks moving from the North to the South. E. the massive influx of Southern and eastern European immigrants.21. U.S. control of the Panama Canal ZoneA. was welcomed by the Colombians. B. lasted only until 1914. C. was deemed inappropriate by most Americans. D. was part of Theodore Roosevelt’s policy of intervention in Central America.9. What restricted the freedom of speech by authorizing the arrest of anyone who made "false statements" that might impede military success?A. the Alien Act B. the Espionage Act C. the War Powers Act D. the CPI Act E. the Anti-German Act3. Between 1901 and 1920, U.S. marines landed in Caribbean countries approximately _____ times.A. five B. ten C. fifteen D. twenty E. twenty-five23. Dollar DiplomacyStudent Response Value Correct Answer FeedbackA. characterizes the foreign policy of Theodore Roosevelt. B. was put in place by Woodrow Wilson regarding Mexico. C. was used by William Howard Taft rather than military intervention. D. was seldom used and never successfully. E. was applied only in Asia.
46. none of these are correct although he led the NAACP in 1910.