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2. The main idea of Theodore Roosevelt's proposed "New Nationalism" was to
? make the federal government an instrument of domestic reform.
? undertake an aggressive new foreign policy.
? increase economic competition by breaking up all trusts and large business combinations.
? seek to establish a large overseas empire
? take an isolationist position in foreign policy while maintaining the status quo domestically.

...make the federal government an instrument of domestic reform.

Which of the following statements best summarizes Theodore Roosevelt's position on trusts?
? Trusts are an economic evil and should be destroyed in every case.
? Only trusts in the railroad and oil industries are acceptable
? Good trusts should be tolerated while bad trusts are prevented from manipulating markets.
? Anything that stands in the way of complete and unrestricted economic competition is evil and should be removed.

...Good trusts should be tolerated while bad trusts are prevented from manipulating markets

All of the following were part of Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points EXCEPT
? self-determination
? open diplomacy
? freedom of the seas
? a League of Nations
? a restoration of the balance of power.

...a restoration of the balance of power

Which of the following was among the objectives of Booker T. Washington?
to keep up a constant agitation of questions of racial equality.
to encourage blacks to be more militant in demanding their rights.
to encourage blacks to work hard, acquire property, and prove they were worthy of their rights.
? to urge blacks not to accept separate but equal facilities.
? to form an organization to advance the rights of blacks

...to encourage blacks to work hard, acquire property, and prove they were worthy of their rights.

Which of the following is true of W.E.B. Du Bois?
? He founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
X He was the chief author of the Atlanta Compromise.
X He was an outspoken critic of the Niagara Movement.
X He believed that blacks should temporarily accommodate themselves to whites.
X He worked closely with Booker T. Washington

...He founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Woodrow Wilson's "New Freedom" and Theodore Roosevelt's "New Nationalism" were similar in that both
? removed restrictions on the rights of women and minorities
? removed restrictions on the rights of unions to organize within the workplace
? expanded the rights of states to regulate business operations within state borders
? expanded the government's role in regulating businesses and business monopolies
? expanded the notion of individualism inherent in their laissez-faire economic policies

...expanded the government's role in regulating businesses and business monopolies

Theodore Roosevelt's policy toward business trusts was to
support deregulation of business trusts so they could consolidate and better compete with international competition
quash reform efforts aimed at regulating business trusts because he believed the reformers were led by socialists and Marxists
seek regulation of only those trusts that used their powers to unfairly manipulate their markets and the economy
seek to bust, or destroy, all business trusts as antidemocratic and harmful to free companies
let the individual states, deal with trusts as they chose. He did not believe that the federal government had the power to intervene

...seek to bust, or destroy, all business trusts as antidemocratic and harmful to free companies

The Progressives attacked a number of social, political, and economic evils in the American system EXCEPT
child labor
the rights of African-Americans
low wages for women
unequal wealth
gigantic corporations

... the rights of African-Americans

Though T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois both believed in improving conditions for African-Americans, in what way did their views differ?
They both fought for social equality, but only DuBois fought for economic equality as well.
They both fought for social equality, but only Washington fought for economic equality as well.
Du Bois fought only for social equality, while Washington fought only for economic equality.
DuBois focused on achieving political equality in the South, while Washington focused on political eqaulity in the NOrth.
DuBois felt African-Americans shoudl focus only on vocational training, while Washington called for liberal arts education.

... They both fought for social equality, but only DuBois fought for economic equality as well.

Which of the following is not an example of a political reform made during the Progressive Era?
The initiative
The referendum
The recall
Party nominating conventions
The direct election of senators

...Party nominating conventions

Woodrow Wilson's main objective in calling for the establishment of the Federal Reserve was to
better enforce the Federal Trade Act
better organize the federal banking system
rescue farmers suffering from the recession
nationalize the American banking system
recover the losses from the Underwood Tarif

...better organize the federal banking system

How did Woodrow Wilson's reform platform during the 1912 campaign differ from that of Theodore Roosevelt?
? Unlike Wilson, Roosevelt supported strong executive leadership.
? Unlike Roosevelt, Wilson supported the federal government's regulation of business/
? Unlike Roosevelt, Wilson thought rusts should not be regulated.
? Unlike Roosevelt, Wilson called for an increased tariff.
? Wilson rejected Roosevelt's platform of New Nationalism.

...Unlike Roosevelt, Wilson thought rusts should not be regulated.

he Supreme Court decision of Schenck v. United States established the precedent for the idea that
"separate but equal" is consittutional
speech that presents a "clear and present danger" is not protected
labor unions are exempt from antitrust laws
"separate but equal" is by nature discriminatory
groups such as the Ku Klux Klan are protect

...speech that presents a "clear and present danger" is not protected

Joseph Pulitzer achieved fame and wealth as a

A. radio commentator

B. political cartoonist

C. photographer

D. film producer
E. newspaper publisher

...

Most Progressives sought all of the following EXCEPT the

A. democratization of the political structure

B. reformation of children's labor laws

C. expansion of women's rights

D. legislative creation of a socialist commonwealth

E. application of "scientific methods" to solve social problems

...

Now, a word about the whole Bible. I believe it is a master stroke of Satan to get us to doubt any portion of the Bible. If he can get us to doubt just one thing in that book, he has accomplished a great point, and it is going to be the overthrow of many a man's and woman's faith."

The passage above, from the nineteenth century, expresses the viewpoint of the proponents of

A. fundamentalism

B. deism

C. the higher criticism

D. the Social Gospel

E. the Gospel of Wealth
Charles Lindbergh became a national hero for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

A. He was seen as a modest, handsome daredevil.

B. He made a solo flight across the Atlantic.

C. He advocated American leadership in world affairs.

D. He embodied American traditional values in the new industrialized society.

E. His success incorporated elements of technology and individualism.
All of the following were objectives of W. E. B. DuBois EXCEPT

A. the total enfranchisement of all eligible Black citizens

B. the establishment of an organization to seek legal redress of Black grievances

C. the establishment of Black political power

D. cooperation with White people in obtaining Black progress

E. the implementation of Booker T. Washington's program for Black progress
American writers of the 1920's have often been called the "lost generation" because they

...

Charles Lindbergh became a national hero for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

A. He was seen as a modest, handsome daredevil.

B. He made a solo flight across the Atlantic.

C. He advocated American leadership in world affairs.

D. He embodied American traditional values in the new industrialized society.

E. His success incorporated elements of technology and individualism

...

All of the following were objectives of W. E. B. DuBois EXCEPT

A. the total enfranchisement of all eligible Black citizens

B. the establishment of an organization to seek legal redress of Black grievances

C. the establishment of Black political power

D. cooperation with White people in obtaining Black progress

E. the implementation of Booker T. Washington's program for Black progress

...

American writers of the 1920's have often been called the "lost generation" because they

A. found it difficult to get their work published

B. were disillusioned with the course of American life

C. failed to achieve fame in their lifetimes

D. were politically radical in a conservative era

E. preferred to write for a European rather than an American audience

...

Theodore Roosevelt's mediation in the Russo-Japanese War reflected his belief that United States interests were best served by

A. a decisive victory for Russia

B. a decisive victory for Japan

C. the acquisition of Russian and Japanese spheres of interest by the United States

D. a balance of power between Russia and Japan

E. the return of Russian and Japanese spheres of interest to China

...

The creation of the Federal Reserve system in 1913 did which of the following?

A. Made currency and credit more elastic.

B. Established a floating exchange rate for the dollar.

C. Insured bank deposits.

D. Gave Congress the authority to set interest rates.

E. Instituted controls on stock market transactions

...

As a result of the Spanish-American War, Spain relinquished to the United States control of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and which of the following?

A. Alaska

B. Hawaii

C. The Panama Canal Zone

D. Bermuda

E. The Philippines

...

The United States Open Door policy in Asia did which of the following?

A. Guaranteed military support for China's territorial integrity.

B. Opened China to Western trade for the first time.

C. Bolstered American commercial interests in China.

D. Rid China of European spheres of influence.

E. Repudiated Japan's interests in China.

...

Which of the following best characterizes the muckrakers of the early twentieth century?

A. They were primarily concerned with racial issues.

B. They were mostly recent immigrants to the United States.

C. They were leading critics of urban boss politics.

D. Their influence on public opinion was greatest after the First World War

E. They wrote primarily for an academic audience.

...

Which of the following accurately describes the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920's?

B) It favored immigration restriction as well as white supremacy.

Which of the following celebrated trials BEST illustrates the cultural conflict in the 1920's between fundamentalism and modernism?

C) The John T. Scopes Trial

Which of the following accurately describe(s) the Harlem Renaissance?

B) I and III only

The work of the "lost generation" of American writers in the 1920's was marked by:

A) a rejection of prevailing middle-class values

American writers of the 1920's have often been
called the "lost generation" because they

B) were disillusioned with the course of American life

The Open Door policy of the early twentieth century called for
The continuation of the Monroe Doctrine in the Western Hemisphere.
The opening of the United States markets to foreign goods.
The elimination of passports for international travel.
Unlimited European immigration into the United States.
Open access to China for American investment and commercial interests.

...

As a result of the Spanish-American War, Spain relinquished to the United States control of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and which of the following?
Alaska
Hawaii
The Panama Canal Zone
Bermuda
The Philippines

...

Which of the following would have been most likely to support the presidential campaign of William Jennings Bryan in 1896?
A Kansas farmer.
A Chicago industrial worker.
A Philadelphia merchant.
A university professor of economics.
A New York Republican party member

...

Which of the following has NOT been offered by historians as an explanation for the United States entry into the war with Spain in 1898?
President McKinley was too weak to withstand the multitude of pressures forcing him toward a decision for war.
Yellow journals created an irresistible war fever by publicizing atrocities allegedly being committed by the Spanish in Cuba.
American businessmen wanted to protect their investments in Cuba and assure a Cuban market for their products.
By the late 1890's the United States had assumed a world role that made it seem necessary to dominate the Caribbean.
Spain was blatantly interfering with United States maritime rights as a nonbelligerent power

...

Alfred T. Mahan argued that the United States should acquire new possessions in order to
Keep the potential threat of a German militarism out of the Far East
Expand democracy to people of other nations
Establish bases for American sea power
Divert popular opinion away from domestic inequalities
Create markets for farm surpluses from the Midwest

...

United States Secretary of State John Hay's Open Door policy

guarded against the partition of China into foreign colonies and the consequent loss of American trading opportunities

The Roosevelt Corollary allowed the United States to

exercise an international police power in the Caribbean.

The interest in US expansion during the 1890s

was rooted in the belief in American moral superiority.

"It is vitally necessary to move forward and to shake off the dead hand ... of the reactionaries; and yet there is apt to be a lunatic fringe among the votaries of any forward movement" In the context of political activists, who would Roosevelt most likely refer to as the "lunatic fringe"?

Socialists

Which of the following best explains the influence of yellow journalism on US foreign policy in the 1890s?

sensational news stories stirred the anger of the american public

The passage of the Federal Reserve Act in 1913 was important because it permitted a flexible money supply
The republican billon-dollar congress did all of the following EXCEPT
enact a law regulating interstate commerce
The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine called for
intervening in Latin american nations that could not pay their debts to European creditors
Which of the following was an IMMEDIATE cause of the Spanish American War
the sinking of the Maine

...

Which statement accurately summarizes Theodore Roosevelt's policy on the Panama Canal

Roosevelt gave military support to Panama's revolt against Colombia

German submarines began sinking unarmed and unrestricted merchant passenger ships without warning

in retaliation for the British naval blockade of Germany

Which of the following statements is true about Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft in the election of 1912?

Roosevelt and Taft divided the Republican Party.

Progressivism
a) supported many reforms advocated by feminists
b) offered little to the ever-growing women's movement
c) supported only the demand for woman suffrage
d) followed examples set by women's reform movements in Europe
e) reflected the views of working-class women

...supported only the demand for woman suffrage

Progressive reformers were mainly men and women from the
a) middle class
b) lower class
c) upper class
d) new wave of immigrants
e) small towns

...

ll of the following were prime goals of earnest progressives except
a) the direct election of U.S. senators
b) the elimination of graft
c) woman suffrage
d) ending prostitution and 'white slavery'
e) opposition to Prohibition

...opposition to Prohibition

The progressive-inspired city-manager system of government
a) brought democracy to urban dwellers
b) was developed in Wisconsin
c) was designed to remove politics from municipal administration
d) made giant strides under the leadership of Hiram Johnson
e) opened urban politics to new immigrants

...was designed to remove politics from municipal administration

Progressive reform at the level of city government seeme4d to indicate that the progressives' highest priority was
a) democratic participation
b) governmental efficiency
c) free enterprise
d) economic equality
e) urban planning

... governmental efficiency

theodore Roosevelt believed that trusts
a) could be destroyed without damage to the American economy
b) were greedy for power and wealth
c) were too powerful to be regulated
d) were here to stay with their efficient means of production
e) should be balanced by strong labor unionsout women suffrage is t

... were here to stay with their efficient means of production

which of the foollowing statement about women suffrage is true?

...

during the first world war the committee on public informationissued propaganda to persuade the american people of alll the following except

...

the united states open door poilicy in asia did which of the following

...

the red scare was a response to?

...

what was a result in the boom in theautomobiles industry

...

in the case schenck vs us justice oliver wendell holmes jr said that the goverment is justified in silencing free speech whenver

...

the national origin act of 1924 reduced the amount of poeple who coul enter the united states

...

the industry that did the most to boost other industies in the 1920s was

...

the increase in automobilesled to the rise of new businesss such as

...

which event sparked world war 1

...

the united states broke off diplomatic relations with germany when

..., Germany violated the Sussex pledge

wilson urged congress to declare war on germany when the germans

..sank 5 us ships

African Americans fighting in World War I were used mostly (1 point)
A.for manual labor.
B.for scouting.
C.as frontline soldiers.
D.because they were eager to join in the fighting.
in the case of

...manual labor

which of the following was NOT a reason for the split in the Republican party in 1912

democratic control of the White House

Progressive reform at the level of city government seeme4d to indicate that the progressives' highest priority was
a) democratic participation
b) governmental efficiency
c) free enterprise
d) economic equality
e) urban planning

...e

Which was true of African Americans during World War I?

a. Almost as many African Americans served in the war as did white Americans.
b. African Americans were not allowed to serve in the war.
c. African American troops were usually reserved for battle.
d. African American troops were segregated and rarely allowed to fight.

...african American troops were segregated and rarely allowed to fight.

African Americans fighting in World War I were used mostly

a. for manual labor.
b. for scouting.
c. as frontline soldiers.
d. because they were eager to join in the fighting.

...for manual labor.

Which of the following had the greatest effect in moving the United States toward participation in the First World War?
The German disregard of treaty obligations in violating Belgian neutrality
Germany's declaration of its intent to wage unrestricted submarine warfare
? The rapidly deteriorating situation for the Allies

...Germany's declaration of its intent to wage unrestricted submarine warfare

A German offer to reward Mexico with U.S. territory should it join Germany in a war against the United States
? The beginning of the Russian Revolution
The main idea of Theodore Roosevelt's proposed "New Nationalism" was to
? make the federal government an instrument of domestic reform.
? undertake an aggressive new foreign policy.
? increase economic competition by breaking up all trusts and large business combinations.
? seek to establish a large overseas empire
? take an isolationist position in foreign policy while maintaining the status quo domestically.

...

which of the following best defines the progressive movement

...middle class response to urbanization and industrialization

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