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U.S. History Chapter 6 Study Guide
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Social Darwinists believed that...
The best country would win any international competition
The Triple Alliance nations were...
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy
The buildup of the U.S. Military in 1916 was an example of...
Who was responsible for the agricultural policies of the United States during World War I?
Which of these reasons for more women joining the National American Woman Suffrage Association is reflected in the quotation?
Began to support the war objectives of the United States
What did Stanton's writings suggest about the status of women during World War I?
Women's roles increased in industry
Which organization specifically promoted support for the war among the American people?
The Committee on Public Information
One reason for the German surrender in 1918 was that...
Many German soldiers were no longer willing to fight
The League of Nations can best be described as a...
Mutual defense agreement
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were...
When World War I began, President Wilson wanted the United States to remain neutral because of the nation's...
Which event was most influential in turning American public opinion against Germany?
The invasion of Belgium
What was the effect of the Sedition Act of 1918?
It limited freedom of speech
How did World War I contribute to the African American Great Migration?
By creating jobs in the North
World War I brought increased immigration to the United States from...
What major event shocked the American people and led Wilson to no longer call for peace?
Zimmerman Note exposed
Why did Congress pass the National Defense Act and the Naval Construction Act in 1916?
Congress passed the acts to prepare Americans for the possibility of U.S. involvement in the war
About how many American troops served in combat during World War I?
What did President Wilson mean by the phrase "peace without victory"?
That the terms of peace should not punish the defeated nations
What was the result of the U.S. Senate's refusal to approve the Treaty of Versailles?
The League of Nations was ineffective
Which group believed the language of Article 10 of the Treaty of Versailles contradicted the power of Congress to declare war?
What did Wilson hope to accomplish with the League of Nations?
He hoped to create a world organization where countries could gather and resolve their quarrels peacefully
What was one cause of labor strikes in 1919?
What international event led to the Red Scare?
A revolution in Russia
Which nation was the world's economic leader after World War I?
The United States
In 1920, American voters elected a president who promised...
A return to simpler times
The postwar period was difficult for farmers because of...
Falling food prices
Women's efforts and sacrifices during World War I led to U.S. Government support for which reform?
Between which two years was the change in the number of influenza deaths most significant?
1917 and 1918
When did the influenza virus claim its greatest number of victims in the United States?
Between late September and early December of 1918
How did European's idea of nationalism change in the late 1800's?
They began to reject the idea of a nation with different ethnic groups
How did the battle over the Treaty of Versailles demonstrate checks and balances?
The executive branch initiated the treaty, but Congress rejected it
Which economic theory explains why prices of consumer goods were inflated after World War I?
An increase in demand when supply remains low produces a shortage
Payment for war damages
A country that owes less money than it is owed
British passenger ship
Section of French border that was critical to winning the war
Head of the War Industries Board
A viral illness
Banned certain printed materials
Soldiers killed, wounded, and missing
Commander of American forces in Europe
John J. Pershing
Authorized a military draft
Selective Service Act
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