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True or False: After the election of 1912, the Democrats controlled the presidency and both houses of Congress.
True or False: Wilson thought Germany's admission of war guilt was the most important part of the peace negotiations.
True or False: Religion, Christianity or Judaism, was a source of energy for progressive reformers.
In the case against the Northern Securities Company, Theodore Roosevelt sought to...
break up a major railroad company.
True or False: The "mongrel tariff" of 1883 raised rates to uniformly high levels on all imports.
Opponents of the preparedness movement before World War I...
feared the creation of a large standing army.
True or False: The War Industries Board was the most important agency mobilizing the nation for war.
During the Progressive era, the U.S. Supreme Court...
agreed to a ten-hour workday for men and women.
True or False: In the 1890s, American tariff policies on sugar upset the economies of Hawaii and Cuba.
Racial conflict among Americans during World War I resulted from...
the mass movement of southern blacks to northern cities.
True or False: The Zimmerman telegram revealed Germany's policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
True or False: Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle to promote regulation of the meatpacking industry.
True or False: The Germans made overtures of peace in August 1919 on the basis of the Fourteen Points, a speech given by British prime minister David Lloyd George.
"Hamiltonian means to achieve Jeffersonian ends" summarizes the 1912 views of...
By the 1880s, the federal government operated at a surplus because of the...
revenues generated by the tariff.
True or False: Probably the decisive reason the United States entered World War I was the issue of submarine warfare.
True or False: The United States built the Panama Canal on land that had previously belonged to Colombia.
William Jennings Bryan resigned as secretary of state...
in the uproar after the sinking of the Lusitania.
True or False: American missionaries regarded America's expansion as divinely ordained to convert the heathens and Catholics to Protestant Christianity.
The following chronology is correct:
de Lôme letter, sinking of the Maine, Teller Amendment, battles around Santiago
True or False: Abolition of the tariff was, according to many of its critics, one way to attack large corporations.
Albert J. Beveridge, Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt agreed on...
the benefits of obtaining overseas possessions.
The basic problem that farmers faced in the late nineteenth century was...
the overproduction of agricultural products
"Free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theater and causing a panic," said...
Oliver Wendell Holmes.
True or False: The Women's Christian Temperance Union wanted to do more than close the saloons, and advocated for women's right to vote and the banishment of child labor.
All of the following are true of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act, except:
It set up the Interstate Commerce commission.
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