H American History Final Exam

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The 1962 Baker vs Carr decision required that legislative seats be apportioned:

d.on a popular basis

In recent decades, the largest number if new Americans has come from:

c.mexico

Who was not opposed to the treaty of Paris?

Theodore Roosevelt

The Sheppard-Towner Act:

provided federal funds for the infant maternity care

George W. Bush decided not to implement this treaty, which had been one of the major accomplishments of his father's term.

START II

Social Effects of the depression included all of the following except:

higher divorce rates.

The "Black Cabinet" was a term used to describe:

activists who met at the home of Mary McLeod Bethune to discuss civil rights strategies

All of the following statements about the film industry of the 1920s are true except:

the movie industry experienced sluggish box office sales after 1925

Which statement best describes Woodrow Wilson's style as president?

He built upon Roosevelets's strong executive authority

Major focuses of Theodore's presidency included all of the following except:

using subsidies to bolster the failing oil standard company

The community of Public Information:

Served as the foundation of the government's pro-war propaganda

The overall effect of the Platt Amendment was to:

restrict Cubas's autonomy at home and abroad

The congressional policy of termination provided one time payments, but little else, to:

Native Americans

Liberal or "modern" protestants:

emphasize building the kingdom of god through social justice

Eugene Debs was arrested and imprisoned for:

Criticizing the government for limiting freedom of speech

The Freedom writers:

challenged the segregation of interstate bus terminals

The content of national security council paper 68 argued that:

military solutions should be encouraged to contain communism

The first female attorney general was appointed by Bill Clinton, She was:

Janet Reno

Which of the following countries was not a member of the warsaw pact in the 1950's?

yugoslavia

The was industries board was established to organize all of the following except:

the criteria for drafting soldiers

Which statement about the battle of argonne Forest us true?

The russian's dropped out of the war after the defeat at argonne forest

Which statement best describes the duality causes of for american intervention in cuba?

Americans were motivated by both commercial concerns and their support for freedom

In 1968, the soviet union military suppressed moves toward democracy and liberalization in:

czechoslavakia

FDR's policies toward Latin America included all of the following except:

Refusing to support dictators

In his July, 1947 Foreign Affairs article, George Kennan argued that:

The united states should seek to "contain" soviet expansion

A turning point in the battle of the Atlantic came when:

A new sonar systme improved the tracking of german u-boats

Which statement best summarizes protest movements in the early years of the depression?

Protesters came from a vast range of social, political and economic interests

President---- was not supportive of American control over Hawaii

Cleveland

effects of the Korean War included all of the following except:

The soviet UNion was once again convince of the UNites State's invulnerability

William Howard Taft's support for the sixteenth amendment opened up a period when:

the federal government expanded activities and responsibilities

suffragists won their first victories in the

west

McCarthy's accusations reached absurdity when he claimed communist agents included:

secratary of state George Marshal

How many states currently declare english their official langauge?

26

one effect of the congressional committee's questioning of Anita Hill was:

millions of women were angered by the badgering of US senators

Commodore George Dewey led the AMericans to victory:

In Manila Bay

one reason for the widespread support for a larger navy was:

Its use to expand and protect America's international trade

All of the following statements about the NRA are true except

The supreme court upheld its constituitionality in 1935

During the Harding administration, the supreme court:

became substantially more pro-business

American troops played a key role in all of the following battles except:

somme river

after Richard Nixon's election, it became apparent that:

he did not have a secret plan to end the war

one of Herbert Hoover's few relief measures was creation of the:

reconstruction finance corporation

Operation Overlord was codename for the:

D-day attack

in the election of 1996, Hispanic voters, alienated by anti-immigrant rhetoric from the republicans, helped clinton take these usually republican states

florida and arizona

The main reason behind Harry Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb was:

American officials believed the japanese would fight up to the point of annihilation

In the first few years of the war:

total employment improved

Supporters of the international Nuclear Force Agreement did not include:

The defense department and the CIA

Section 7A of the National Industrial Recovery Act:

garunteed workers the right to collective bargaining

John Kennedy's New Frontier focused on:

creating a new era of scientific and social progress

Before 1950, The United States:

did not perceive Korea as a vital element of US policy in Asia

Harry Truman's economic package was known as the:

fair deal

Who was NOT a candidate in the three-way presidential race in 1992?

Bob Dole

Martin Luther King Jr was the founder of the:

Southern Christian Leadership Conference

in 1963, many americans were sickened by:

violence committed by authorities against civil rights activists in Birmingham, Alabama

After the depression in the meid-19902, a majority of Americans began to:

feel the new measures were needed to promote social progress/

A major difference between Theodore Roosevelt and the presidents of the Gilded Era was:

Roosevelt was much more aggressive in his use of presidential power

The main purpose of the Truman Doctrine was to:

use economic power to help free nations resist subversion or aggression

Tapes of white house meetings revealed that President Nixon

had lied about his innocence in the watergate cover up

Examples of jobs in the information economy include all of the following except:

hospital orderlies

In little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957:

federal students ensured the safety of clack students from angry white mobs

Which of the following changed the composition of the American people by abolishing the national quota system, which had been in effect since 1924?

The immigration and nationality act of 1965

By 1939, Nazi concentration camps held people who were mostly

socialists, homosexuals and beggars

A "rainbow coalition" that encouraged a wider commitment to social justice was led by:

Jesse jackson

who was sworn in as president after John Kennedy's death?

Lyndon Johnson

The main use of the espionage act was to:

harass and arrest leaders of the anti-war movement

A housing reform leader who worked at university settlement in New York was:

Lawrence veiller

communities such as El Paso, Texas and SanDiego, California are example of:

The existence of a cross-border economy

On memorial day in Chicago in 1937:

police fired on strikers and their families, killing ten people

What statements about riots in urban ghettos in the 1960s is true?

The riots showed frustrations of residents who had legitimate grievances

All of the following were true about were true about conditions for clacks on the home front except:

blacks were not allowed to get jobs at shipyards or steel mills

Which statement about the female workforce during the war is not true?

women gained clerical work, but did not work in war-production industries

Inflation and declining incomes led to

more women entering the workplace

As a nations productivity increased:

wages were not proportionally raised

The earliest fascist aggression took place when

japan launched a brutal invasion of China

In 1964 Barry Goldwater called for

Aggressive confrontation with communism

Troubling aspects of watergate scandal included all of the following except

john deans refusal to tell the truth at senate hearings

The nineteenth amendment

gave women the right vote

Germany resorted to submarine warfare

in its effect to break England's naval blockades on trade with the central power

government propaganda promoted all of the following themes except

discouraging prejudice against german americans and anti-war activists

Outcomes of the Persian Gulf war included all of the following except

the toppling Saddam Hussein

Economic problems during the early 1970s included all of the following except

25% unemployment

the crucial role encapturing san juan hill was played by

the tenth negro cavalry

a major industrial trend of the 1920s was

the concentration of wealth in the largest firms of an industry

All of the following are true about working conditions in the early 1900s except

industrialists refused to resort the subdivisions of labor

jazz had its root in --- music

african american

what did president coolidge call "one of the most potent influences" on modern life

advertising industry

in february 1960 four black college students began a trend toward mass involvement in

lunch counter sit-ins

cultural conservatives have aggressively backed efforts to

prevent states from protecting homosexual's rights

suburbanization in the 1920s

was made possible by the success of the automobile

in his novel, A Farewell to Arms, earnest Hemingway

rejected traditional values and the idealism of his youth

The american strategy in the pacific has often been called

island hopping

The seventeenth amendment

provided for the direct popular election of us senators

The atlantic charter of 1941

provided a political framework for the possibility of American involvement

Effects of the Soviet Union launching of sputnik included all of the following except:

many americans believed that sputnik's inferior quality revealed american superiority

in the first years of the depression, personal income:

personal income dropped by more than half

FDR supported the National Wagner Labor Reactions Act

after he recognized that both the public and the congress supported it

Native Americans have downplayed tribal differences in order to

secure better opportunities for native americans as a group

The case of University of California vs Bakke is a landmark court case about

affirmative acton

The agricultural adjustment administration attempted to

raise farm incomes by attacking overproduction

Which of the following statements about women in the early 1900s is not true?

fewer working women were choosing to get married

The recession of 1937 was actually rooted in

a decision to return to some conservative "retrenchment" policies

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