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1. Which of the following is true of the Spanish-American

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1. Which of the following is true of the Spanish-American War?

A. About one in ten American soldiers were black.
B. The black soldiers who fought had gained experience and distinction during the Indian Wars.
C. Black soldiers referred to black Cubans as "Smoked Spaniards."
D. Racial tensions were suspended for the duration of the war

----------2. As passed by the Congress after McKinley delivered his war message to Congress, the declaration of war against Spain was modified by the Teller Amendment, which stipulated that

A. Spain must abandon all claims to territories in the Western Hemisphere.
B. trade with Spain would continue as usual.
C. the United States reserved the right to annex Cuba.
D. the United States wouldn't annex Cuba.

----------3. Which of the following was true of Secretary of State William Henry Seward?

A. He annexed the Midway Islands.
B. He was successful in negotiating a trade deal with the Kingdom of Hawaii.
C. He negotiated the purchase of Alaska from Canada.
D. He opposed American imperial expansion.

------------4. Theodore Roosevelt's first major trust-busting victory resulted from a suit brought against

A. the DuPont Corporation.
B. Standard Oil.
C. the Northern Securities Company.
D. the American Tobacco Company.

-----------5. Which of the following groups benefitted the least from the prosperity of the second industrial revolution?

A. Factory workers
B. Textile workers
C. Railroad workers
D. Farmers

------------6. The _______ demanded that Latin American countries keep their financial affairs on order or risk intervention by the United States.

A. Good Neighbor Policy
B. Monroe Doctrine
C. Roosevelt Corollary
D. Knox Policy


7. The last of Wilson's Fourteen Points called for

A. heavy reparations to be assessed against Germany.
B. Belgian neutrality.
C. the creation of a League of Nations.
D. the establishment of an independent Poland

---------8. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson ordered General John J. Pershing to lead U.S. troops into Mexico to capture

A. Porfirio Diaz.
B. Victoriana Huerta.
C. Pancho Villa.
D. Francisco Madero


9. Among the legislative acts passed during Franklin Roosevelt's first 100 days, which one gave relief to artists, actors, and writers?

A. National Recovery Administration
B. Tennessee Valley Authority
C. Works Progress Administration
D. Civilian Conservation Corps

-----------10. Before 1910, the most popular form of public entertainment was

A. viewing motion pictures.
B. baseball.
C. band concerts.
D. ballroom dancing

11. In 1893, the Cleveland administration's repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act

A. brought immediate relief to people suffering under the 1893 depression.
B. had no long-term possibility of reviving the depressed economy.
C. caused the value of currency to contract.
D. empowered conservative Democrats

----------12. _______ pioneered the field of corporate public relations.

A. Henry Ford
B. Ivy. L. Lee
C. Samuel Gompers
D. Margaret Robins

----------13. Which of the following is true of the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty?

A. It laid out the terms for the purchase of Panama from Colombia.
B. It granted the United States a canal zone in the Isthmus of Panama.
C. It declared Panamanian independence.
D. It was intended to restore friendly relations between the United States and Colombia

-----------14. During the Great War, the Food Administration was headed by

A. Herbert Hoover.
B. Bernard Baruch.
C. Samuel Gompers.
D. Felix Frankfurter

--------15. In a famous speech, William Jennings Bryan

A. refused to be allied with the so-called "silverists."
B. declared his staunch support of the gold standard.
C. declared that mankind shouldn't be "crucified on a cross of gold."
D. refused his nomination as the presidential candidate of the Populist Party

--------16. After the Spanish-American War, the _______ reserved the right of the United States to intervene in Cuba's internal affairs.

A. Caribbean Accord
B. Open Door policy
C. Platt Amendment
D. Foraker Act

17. Believing that truth is what works for actual real people, Harvard psychologist XXXXX XXXXX developed the philosophy of

A. radical progressivism.
B. social idealism.
C. pragmatism.
D. social progressivism

----------18. According to your textbook, which of the following is the most widely accepted explanation for the onset of the Great Depression?

A. Factories were producing more goods than the public could consume.
B. The collapse of the international banking system led to rampant deflation.
C. Wage increases were not sufficient for workers and speculators poured money into the stock market.
D. The stock market crash of 1929 crushed investor confidence
20. Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding America's political climate between 1876 and 1896?

A. Southern states tended to vote Republican.
B. The party that won the presidential election also controlled Congress.
C. The influence of the president over Congress diminished.
D. Little political power or influence was left to the states.

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