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 Renaissance
b. the 1915 film release of Birth of a Nation
c. "100 percent Americanism" that developed during World War I
d. the 1921 and 1924 Immigration Acts
e. 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
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
b. owning their own property
c. the ERA
d. the right to chose their lifestyle
e. 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?
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.