Create an account
The most accurate description o the spoils system is
awarding patronage jobs based on party activism
The Pendleton Civil Service Act began the move toward
separating partisan politics from attaining government jobs
Advocates of high protective tariffs asserted all of the following ideas EXCEPT:
tariffs were needed to restrict competition
Bankers' concept of a sound money policy favored
limiting the money supply to maintain property values
In response to the 1893 depression, President cleveland and much of the government:
did essentially nothing to help those suffering the most
Which of the following best describes key positions held by the Republican party in Gilded Age?
gold standard, high tariffs, and limits on immigration
Which of the following best describes key positions held by the democratic party in Gilded Age?
increased money supply, lower tariffs, and higher farm prices
In August of 1914, as war erupted in Europe, most Americans
felt that America should maintain a neutral role in the conflict
WHo tended not to sympathize with the Allies in the 1st years of the war:
Irish-Americans who thought an Allied defeat could free Ireland from British rule
All of the following statements about the sinking of the Lusitania are true EXCEPT
it led to the immediate American involvement in the Great War
In the Zimmerman Note, Germany promised
That mexico would regain lost territory in America if it joined the central powers
The War Industries Board was established to organize all of the following EXCEPT
the criteria for drafting soldiers
Government propaganda promoted all of the following themes EXCEPT
discouraging prejudice against German-Americans and antiwar activists
The American protective leaque was desinged to do all o the following EXCEPT
work for the reelection of President Wilson due to his wartime leadership
In october 1917, The Provisional Government in Russia was overthrown and the_____ came to power
The Irreconcilables particiaption int he league of nations because they
emphasizing national unity and conformity of opinion
What occurred on "Black Tuesday?"
a stock market crash wiped out all the grains of the previous year
All of the following were causes of the Great Depression EXCEPT
a drop in agricultural production in the mid-1920s
Which statement about women during the depression is NOT true?
firing women usually opened up more jobs opportunities for men
Which statement about conditions for African Americans during the depression is true?
Blacks were generally the first workers fired and the last hired
FDR defeated Hoover in 1932 for of the following reasons EXCEPT
FDR had announced the specifics of his New Deal package of legislation
Why did RDR declare a "bank holiday" early in his administration
to inspect the financial health of the banks
The Agricultural Adjustment Administration attempted to
raise farm incomes by attacking overproduction
section 7a of the National Industrial Recovery Act
guaranteed workers the right to collective bargaining
A particularly odious part of Fr. Coughlin's criticism of the New Deal was:
his combined message of religion with anti-Semitism
All of the following statements are true about the WPA except
despire its good intentions, it provided few jobs for Americans
The Election of 1936
revealed that an overwhelming number of Americans supported FDR and the New Deal
Most Southerns supported the TVA because it
brought jobs and modern conveniences to an impoverished region
The _____ received the most New Deal money on a per capita basis for welfare, relief, and loans
"court packing" refers to FDR's proposal to:
assert more presidential control over the makeup of the Supreme court
Which of the following acts finally protected labor's right to organize, collectively bargain and strike?
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together