AP US Practice 2

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the roots of intolerance that influenced the 1920s can best be seen in all of the following EXCEPT

the conviction and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg for passing on atomic secrets to the Soviets

in the 1920s the reborn Ku Klux Klan

turned its wrath on Catholics, Jews, immigrants, and blacks

keynesian economics

is synonymous with the Roosevelt administration's deficit spending to stimulate the economy

which of the following was NOT part of the coalition that comprised the Populists in teh late 19th century?

grain-elevator operations

which of the following was NOT a problem that faced the US immediately after the end of WWII

rebuilding sections of the nation that had been destroyed by the war

Richard Nixon's vice president, Spiro Agnew, was forced to resign his office because

as governor of Maryland he had received payoffs from businessmen, which he did not report to the IRS

in the mid-19th century, strong opposition arose in the US to immigrants who came from

Ireland and Germany

which of the following is consistent wtih President Lincoln's attitudes about slavery

he sought to contain the spread of slavery, not abolish it

the emancipation proclamation

abolished slavery in those states that were in open rebellion against the US government

which of the following statements about the flow chart above, which shows the evolution of the major parties, is INCORRECT

the democrats evolved from the whigs

general douglas macarthur was dismissed as commander of UN forces fighting in the korean war because

he publicly criticized president truman's handling of the war

the taft-hartley act

was passed by a republican congress over president truman's veto

which of th efolloiwng is NOT associated wth radical republican reconstruction

jim crow laws

which of the following initially supported the new deal but later became a harsh critic of roosevelt an dthe new deal

father charles coughlin

this labor union was formed right after the end of the civil war and was the first major union to organize workers regardless of their race, gender, or skill level

national labor union

all of the following acts were passed in order to promote britain's mercantilist policy EXCEPT

the virginia resolutions

the treaty of trodesillas

was the papacy's plan to prevent conflict between portugal and spain as a result of their competition to acquire colonies

the populist party platform included all of th efollowing EXCEPT

a gold- and silver-based currency

which of the following is associated with the post-WWII civil rights movement

brown v. board of education of topeka, kansas

which of the following is associated with the transcendentalist movement

henry david thoreau

which of the following did NOT occur during the Cold War

the palmer raids

this supreme court case upheld a state law limiting maximum working hours for women

muller v. oregon

the impressments of american sailors was an important cause of

the war of 1812

all of the following are groups of contemporaries EXCEPT

thomas jefferson, henry clay, william mckinley

the gag resolution was adopted by the US senate in order to

prevent senators from discussing abolitionist proposals

the first southern state to be readmitted into the union during reconstruction was

tennessee

as a result of the spanish-american war, which of the following was ceded to the US

the philippines

which of the following is NOT associated with the presidency of jimmy carter

limited test ban treaty

booker t. washington

believed that blacks should forgo political equality until they achieved economic success

the federal reserve act

was the first major reform of th nation's banking system since the civil war

geraldine ferraro

was the first woman to run for vice president

which of the following statemetns best articulates president andrew jackson's policy towards native americans

jackson favored a policy whereby native americans would be forced to migrate west

which of the following best articulates the meaning of the monroe doctrine

it warned the european powers not to attempt recolonization in the western hemisphere

marcus garvey's universal negro improvement association

found considerable support among blacks in northern urban areas

in order to ensure that his reform programs would not be ruled unconstitutional by the conservative majority on the supreme court, this president attempted to increase the number of supreme court justices from nine to fifteen

franklin d. roosevelt

in the 19th centruy the federal government helped to settle the great plains with the passage of this act

the homestead act

in 1911 a horrific fire that killed over 140 workers, many young women, an dled to reforms that addressed lax building codes occurred at the factory of which company

triangle shirtwaist company

which of the following statements best describes the US government's policy in the spanish civil war

the US maintained a policy of neutrality

thsi president sent a naval force to fight against the barbary pirates

thomas jefferson

"article III: th egovernment of cuba consents that the US may exercise the right to intervene for the preservation of cuban independence..." this is an excerpt from

the platt amendment

which one of th efollowing did president andrew jackson veto because he maintained it was unconstitutional

the maysville road bill

which fo the following is NOT associated with the war in vietnam

the pentagon papers

the albany congress of 1754 was an assembly of seven colonies that sought to improve relations with which native american tribe

iroquois

"dixiecrats"

were members of a southern faction of th edemocratic party who opposed their party's 1948 platform on civil rights

which of the following best characterizes the south in the antebellum period

the south was opposed to a high protective tariff

put the following in the correct order: 1 mexican cession 2 louisiana purchas 3 adams-onis treaty 4 gadsden purchas

2, 3, 1, 4

the elkins act of 1903

strengthened the interstate commerce act of 1887

critics referred to this as seward's folly

the purchas of alaska fromt he russians in 1867

in which of the following nations did the US NOT intervene in the early 20th centry

argentina

the essex decision, th leopard-chesapeake incident, and the berlin decree are all associated with events that led to

the war of 1812

which of the following statemetns about the table above is INCORRECT

the largest number of slaveowners owned between five and nine slaves

in the election of 1884 the republican party was divided into conservative and reform-minded factions known as

mugwumps na half-breeds

"muchrakers" weas a derisive term used by theodore roosevelt to describe

journalists whom he claimed were sensationalizing their stories of corrupt business practices

in his farewell address washinton recommended that

the united states should maintain a policy of neutrality with othe rnations

which of the following played a major role in the first great awakening

george whitefield

this event took place in 1794 when pennsylvania farmers refused to pay an excise tax

the whiskey rebellion

the first united states secretary of war (now defense) was

henry knox

which of the following would an advocate of states' rights NOT use to support his view

the compact theory of government

one of the most famous perspectives in the study of US history is frederick jackson turner's frontier thesis, in which he claims that

the western frontier stimulated the growth of democracy

which of th efollowing was NOT a border state in the antebellum period and the civil war era

ohio

"from stettin in the baltic to trieste in the adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the continent." what did british prime minister winston churchill mean when he uttered these words in a apeech in 1946

europe was divided between two hostile camps, the communis and non-communist nations

which statement accurately reflects the information regarding the occupational distribution of working women from 1900 to 1998 in the table above

the percentage of farm workers has steadily declined from 1900 to 1998

this early-20th-century leader for educational reform espoused a "learn by doing' approach to education. he was also greatly influenced by a theory of educational knowledge known as pragmatism

horace mann

upton sinclair's the jungle convinced congress to

pass the pure food and drug act

a major riot occurred in new york city in july 1863. one of the causes of the riot was

strong opposition to the military draft

an example of government corruption in the post-reconstructions era is

the teapot dome scandal

the constitutional convention's great compromise of 1787 addressed

how states would be represented in congress

the republican party in the antebellum period comprised all of the following except

southern planter-slaveholders

charles fremont

was the republican party's first presidential candidate

which of the following is the name for president harry truman's reform program

the fair deal

which of the following actions did president eisenhower take during his two terms as president

he sent troops to integrate little rock, arkansas' central high school in 1957

which of the following made a significant contribution to assembly-line mass production

henry ford

the keating-owen act of 1916

barred from interstate commerce products made by child labor under the age of fourteen

at the end of the american revolution (1783) the US border extended to

the mississippi river

native americans received their citizenship rights as a result of

an act of congress in 1924

which of the following groups of political leaders was opposed to US entry into WWI

jeanette rankin, robert la follette, george norris

in 1947 president truman responded to the request from two nations for military assistance to fight communist groups attempting to overthrow

greece and turkey

which of the following is NOT associated with a slave rebellion

ludlow massacre

W.E.B. du bois was instrumental in helping to establish the

contress of racial equality

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