Practice here, practice there…

I DO hope you are reviewing each era, especially the ones from first semester, and considering significance and causal relationships….

1. Which concern was NOT addressed during the “Hundred Days?”
A. mortgage help for homeowners facing foreclosure
B. adjusting the membership on the Supreme Court
C. programs to allow farmers to reduce production without going bankrupt
D. regulation of the banking industry
E. relief payments for the unemployed

2. One trend that showed a decrease in the 1970s and 1980s was
A. the influence of religion in politics
B. the number of minorities gaining political office
C. the number of children living with a divorced parent
D. foreign relations crises in the Middle East
E. the average age of American overall

3. President William McKinley stated that American actions in this place were guided by the principles of “benevolent assimilation,” or subjugating the local inhabitants out of altruistic purposes.
A. the Philippines
B. Hawai’i
C. the Native American frontier
D. Cuba
E. Guam

4. The primary purpose for the settlement of Jamestown was
A. freedom from interference in settlers’ religious lives
B. relief of overcrowding in England
C. competition with Spain and France for the glory of the mother country
D. the spread of Protestantism
E. seeking profit for shareholders

5. The first conscription law passed before the United States was officially at war was
A. after World War II but before the Cold War
B. before the entry of the US in the Second World War
C. before the Spanish- American War
D. before the Philippine-American War
E. before the Civil War

6. The belief that Native Americans could and should be assimilated into American society was the driving philosophy behind
A. the Trail of Tears
B. the Reservation System
C. the Treaty of Ft. Laramie of 1851
D. the pursuit of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce
E. the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887

7. The Depression-era term for receiving a direct handout from a charity or government agency to aid the unemployed was
A. rugged individualism
B. Hoover handouts
C. the dole
D. socialism
E. Social Darwinism

8. This farmers’ social group became one of the strongest proponents of the late 19th-century Populist Party.
A. the Knights of Labor
B. the United Farm Workers
C. the Agricultural Collaborative
D. the Tillermen
E. the Patrons of Husbandry

9. Which of the following was NOT one of the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation?
A. land policy for the settlement of the frontier
B. the ability to collect revenues
C. the ability to put down insurrection
D. cooperative relations among the states
E. the ability to repay war debt

10. The United States introduced combat troops into Vietnam
A. in response to an urgent appeal from the United Nations to help maintain the peace
B. after the French withdrawal in 1955
C. after the election of Richard Nixon as president as part of promised Vietnam strategy
D. after the president was given nearly unlimited power to protect American interests and troops already stationed there
E. after hundreds of young Americans volunteered in the wake of the attack on the USS Maddox

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