1.As a result of the depression of 1893,
A.new attitudes toward poverty and government responsibility emerged.
B.the federal government adopted a silver standard of currency.
C.the Populists expanded their following to the urban working classes.
D.the Democrats and Republicans unified around strong leaders.
2.In the 1890s, the U.S. acquired all of the following EXCEPT
A.the Philippine Islands.
B.the Hawaiian Islands.
C.the Virgin Islands.
3.What is the best statement of the relationship between progressives and business?
A.Business and progressive leaders shared a commitment to progress through efficiency and modern managerial techniques.
B.Businessmen organized and funded political opposition to progressive political leaders.
C.Progressives agreed on the need to control big business by breaking up "the trusts."
D.When progressives gained political power, they eliminated the influence of the businessman and the boss.
4.Which statement about various expressions of progressivism is true?
A.Such intellectual theorists of progressivism as XXXXX XXXXX or Thorstein Veblen believed strongly that society should conform to certain abstracted and fixed natural laws of human behavior, regardless of social conditions or environmental influences.
B.The concept of "gas and water socialism" referred to the process by which reform mayors turned to public ownership of city utilities early in the twentieth century. C."Sociological jurisprudence" refused to consider the social environment, stressing that legal precedent was more important than experience.
D.The American philosophy that truth is relative and directly related to whether an individual proposal works is called empiricism.
5.The Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote was embraced by many progressives because
A.a large majority of American voters now favored it.
B.it could offset growing jingoism and militarism, especially once World War I began.
C.the women agitating for it moderated the radicalism of their campaign.
D.the higher moral character of women would help clean up politics.
6.The "Square Deal" meant
A.that, standing astride a balance of big labor and big capital, big government could ensure evenhanded treatment for all.
B.negotiating labor contracts on behalf of workers, while interceding for bankers and manufacturers in foreign markets.
C.cooperating with the four key Republican senators.
7.Taft's "dollar diplomacy" was intended to accomplish all of the following EXCEPT
A.encourage private corporations to invest abroad.
B.foster economic stability.
C.tie debt-ridden nations to the U.S. instead of Europe.
D.promote American corporate interests overseas through regular use of armed force.
8.All of the following inclined the U.S. toward entering on the side of the Allies in WWI EXCEPT
A.that although some progressives opposed war, the idealistic progressive spirit pointed toward an American campaign to end militarism and establish a peaceful world order.
B.that the U.S. had cultural, economic, and historical ties to the Allies.
C.that although a pacifist at heart, Wilson campaigned for re-election in 1916 on a hawkish platform - and won decisively.
D.that the Germans employed submarine warfare against American merchant vessels.
9.What was the fate of Wilson's fundamental premise of national self-determination, as implemented in the Treaty of Versailles?
A.It was applied to the defeated powers, but not to the new League of Nations.
B.It was applied in part, especially in eastern Europe and the former German colonies.
C.It was applied specifically to the Germans living in the area that was to become the revived nation of Poland.
D.It was sacrificed to satisfy the greed and revenge of the victorious powers.
10.The end of the war, the success of Bolshevism in Russia, and the sense of cultural crisis led to all EXCEPT
A.fear of labor militancy at home.
B.fear of organized conspiracies to overthrow the government.
C.fear of foreign terrorist or military attack.