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U.S. History Semester Test 2 Test

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  1. Baby Boom
  2. Gompers
  3. Kent State Disaster
  4. Rockefeller
  5. Interstate Commerce Act
  1. a A college incident that left students dead as they marched in protest to the Vietnam War.
  2. b He founded Standard Oil Co. when he bought out many competitors.
  3. c He was one of the greatest union organizers of the IR.
  4. d An unprecedented population explosion occurring as soldiers returned from WWII.
  5. e This act passed by Congress, gave the federal government the power and authority to regulate railroad activities.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. This woman published the "Feminine Mystique" in which she portrayed women's dissatisfaction with their role in American society.
  2. A moral position taken by an individual in which he opposes war on religious grounds and refuses induction into the military.
  3. This was Hoover's response to how Americans should respond to the pressures and hardships of the Depression.
  4. What LBJ named his grand vision for America. It eliminated poverty and racial injustice, and created a higher standard of living and equal opportunity.
  5. This philosophy utilized new biological foundations that suggested the "fittest will rise to the top." Applying this idea to business, many business men could now rationalize their ruthless behavior.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Zimmerman noteThis telegram was intercepted. It was a bargain with Mexico to offer U.S. soil as a reward for attacking the U.S. and interrupting their preparations for war with Germany.


  2. Berlin WallHoover's eventual attempt to jump start the economy was directing federal funds to this large construction project.


  3. Convoy SystemThe systematic murder of 11 million people across Europe, more than half of whom were Jews.


  4. Buying on MarginPaying a small percentage of a stock's price as a down payment and borrowing the rest.


  5. The Great DepressionThe period from 1929-1941, in which the economy was in severe decline and millions of people were out of work..


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