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AMST 102 Quiz #04 2019
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At the start of the twentieth century, which of the following words was popularly used to describe Americans who supported warlike, imperialist policies?
What is yellow journalism?
The use of sensational, sometimes untrue stories to sell newspapers
What happened to the Maine that made it worthy of remembrance?
The ship blew up in Havana Harbor and contributed to the start of the Spanish-American War
Which of the following won the presidential election of 1916 with the slogan "He Kept Us Out of War"?
What was the Zimmermann telegram?
A message sent to the Mexican ambassador proposing that Mexico and Germany form an alliance against the United States
What did the Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution do?
Allowed the federal government to collect income taxes
During the First World War, what was the nickname applied to men who tried to avoid being drafted for military service?
Where did American soldiers help to stop Germany's last major offensive of World War I?
Why is the name "St. Mihiel" relevant to the United States?
It was the location of a salient where U.S. troops fought one of the last campaigns of World War I during 1918
Which of the following was a twentieth century thinker who is best associated with ideas like synchronicity, archetypes, and the collective unconscious?
Which of the following was a twentieth century thinker who is best associated with such ideas as the Id, the Oedipus Complex, Oral Fixation, the SuperEgo, and being Anal Retentive?
Which of the following holds that a culture consists of people who share specific knowledge in common? One of the chief proponents of this theory is E. D. Hirsch.
This painter—who liked to walk on his canvas as he seemingly splattered paint with a stick—is most closely associated with Abstract Expressionism and modernism.
Victorianism refers most appropriately to which of the following?
Victoria, who was the queen of England during the mid-to-late 1800s
Which of the following people helped to bring about the European Enlightenment by arguing that humans were not evil by nature and that they were instead a tabula rasa or "blank slate" at birth and could be shaped by their environments? This person also write the first constitution of colonial South Carolina.
Which of the following thinkers argued that time slows down as a person approaches the speed of light. This person also argued that gravity is actually a warping of four-dimensional space-time.
What is Schrodinger's Cat?
A thought experiment created by physicist E. Schrodinger to demonstrate the real-life implications of quantum theory.
Which of the following is the antithesis (or opposite) of the Melting Pot theory of American identity?
Which of the following is part of SQ3R?
Make questions of subtitles and important words within a text
Which of the following is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as "to a philosophy that usually rejects supernaturalism and stresses an individual's dignity and worth and capacity for self-realization through reason."
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