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After World War I, what did the U.S. government hope to achieve by lending money to Germany?
technological and military assistance from Europe
political and economic stability in Europe
investments for United States industries
profits for United States banks
The photograph below shows President Richard Nixon on a 1972 overseas diplomatic trip.
What was a long-term consequence of the event shown in the photograph?
the easing of Cold War tensions
the easing of Vietnam War protests
a commitment to preserve historical landmarks
a commitment to continue humanitarian missions
The table below provides information about the African-American population in several cities after the Civil War.
Which condition in society was primarily responsible for the change in urban population?
absence of agricultural employment in Southern communities
lack of political representation in Southern communities
availability of job opportunities in Northern cities
prevalence of racial equality in Northern cities
The newspaper headline below describes a significant event in U.S. foreign affairs.
How did this event contribute to the United States’ entry into World War I?
It furthered anti-government protests in the United States.
It encouraged anti-immigration campaigns in the United States.
It became necessary for President Wilson to propose a plan for peace.
It became difficult for President Wilson to defend a policy of neutrality.
The cartoon below depicts a social issue in United States history.
With which social issue is this cartoon associated?
the power of political machines during the Second Industrial Revolution
the power of big businesses during the Second Industrial Revolution
the influence of immigration quotas during the Gilded Age
the influence of suffrage reformers during the Gilded Age
The graph below provides information about world oil supplies in 2007.
How has the relationship between oil reserves, production, and consumption influenced United States foreign policy?
The United States maintains military bases in Western European countries.
The United States contributes humanitarian aid to Central African countries.
The United States is committed to trade relations with Central Asian countries.
The United States is interested in maintaining stability in Middle Eastern countries.
The diagram below shows that the colonists formed some of their political views from some historical documents.
Which phrase completes the diagram?
Separation of powers
How did the U.S. Constitution solve a problem created by the Articles of Confederation?
It avoided the issue of states’ rights.
It allowed the states to elect representatives.
It prevented the amendment of federal laws.
It enabled the federal government to collect taxes.
The illustration below shows a legal document.
Why are citizens obligated to respond to such documents?
to guarantee court hearings remain public
to guarantee courts provide probable cause
to protect the constitutional right to be tried by one’s peers
to protect the constitutional right to confront one’s accuser
What has been one long-term result of the constitutional protection of free speech?
fewer court cases involving minors
fewer laws limiting minority rights
a more accurate election
a more informed society
The poster below was created in 1917.
Which type of communication is shown in this poster?
The U.S. government is a member of which organization?
World Wildlife Fund
International Red Cross
What do an absolute monarchy and an autocracy have in common?
a single ruler
a written constitution
a national court system
a single legislative house
The Venn diagram below shows some services provided by state and local governments.
Which service completes the Venn diagram?
creating a police force
issuing driver licenses
regulating savings banks