History Final

Question 1 of 51

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Two pioneers in skyscraper architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries were:

Select one of the following:

  • Louis Sullivan & William Randolph Hearst

  • Louis Sullivan & Daniel Burnham

  • Frederick Law Olmstead & W E B Du Bois

  • George Eastman & Daniel Burnham

Question 2 of 51

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Two bicycle manufacturers from Dayton, Ohio who had their first successful airplane flight on December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina were

Select one of the following:

  • Alfred Sullivan & Lewis Sullivan

  • John Wright & Theodore Wright

  • Frederick Law Olmstead & George Eastman

  • Orville Wright & Wilbur Wright

Question 3 of 51

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The prominent African American educator who believed that racism would end once blacks acquired useful labor skills and proved their economic value to society was:

Select one of the following:

  • Booker T Washington

  • Rosa Parks

  • W E B Du Bois

  • Frederick Law Olmstead

Question 4 of 51

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The African American teacher, journalist, and activist who fought against lynching was:

Select one of the following:

  • Rosa Parks

  • Ida B Wells

  • Booker T Washington

  • Daniel Burnham

Question 5 of 51

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The novelist and humorist that inspired a host of other young authors when he declared his independence of “literature and all that bosh” even though “The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn” continue to be an American classic was:

Select one of the following:

  • Mark Twain

  • Joseph Pulitzer

  • Booker T Washington

  • W E B Du Bois

Question 6 of 51

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Turn of the century technology included all of these EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Skyscrapers

  • Smart Phones

  • Electric Streetcars

  • Steel Cable Suspension Bridges

Question 7 of 51

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One goal of public education for immigrants was to:

Select one of the following:

  • Marginalize them

  • Send them home

  • Americanize them

  • Create an accurate census

Question 8 of 51

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The expansion of education had all these effects EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Decreased technology

  • More libraries

  • Increased fiction sales

  • More galleries and museums

Question 9 of 51

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Southern legislation that separated the blacks and the whites was:

Select one of the following:

  • Atlanta Compromise

  • Poll Tax

  • Debt Peonage

  • Jim Crow Laws

Question 10 of 51

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Turn of the century leisure activities included all these EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Bicycling

  • Motion Pictures

  • Drag Racing

  • Vaudeville

Question 11 of 51

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_______ is the policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.

Select one of the following:

  • Capitalism

  • Imperialism

  • Socialism

  • Fascism

Question 12 of 51

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_______ is a sensational style of writing, which exaggerates the news to lure and enrage readers.

Select one of the following:

  • Black Journalism

  • White Literalism

  • Yellow Journalism

  • Fascism

Question 13 of 51

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A _______ is a country whose affairs are partially controlled by a stronger power.

Select one of the following:

  • Territory

  • Protectorate

  • Isthmus

  • Neutrality

Question 14 of 51

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_______ was the policy of having private loans backed by the United States government.

Select one of the following:

  • Open Door Policy

  • Dollar Diplomacy

  • Interventionist

  • Boxer Rebellion

Question 15 of 51

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American support for the Cuban revolt peaked with the news of _______.

Select one of the following:

  • Cubans in concentration camps

  • Poisoned wells and murdered children

  • the USS Maine explosion

  • The Treaty of Paris

Question 16 of 51

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His notes protected US access to China.

Select one of the following:

  • John J Pershing

  • George Dewey

  • Woodrow Wilson

  • John Hay

Question 17 of 51

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Led revolts against the Mexican government.

Select one of the following:

  • Francisco “Pancho” Villa

  • Emilio Aguinaldo

  • Jose Marti

  • Theodore Roosevelt

Question 18 of 51

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Established “Big Stick” US diplomacy.

Select one of the following:

  • Woodrow Wilson

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • John J Pershing

  • George Dewey

Question 19 of 51

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Activist for Cuban independence.

Select one of the following:

  • Francisco “Pancho” Villa

  • Emilio Aguinaldo

  • Valeriano Weyler

  • Jose Marti

Question 20 of 51

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Filipino rebel leader.

Select one of the following:

  • Francisco “Pancho” Villa

  • Emilio Aguinaldo

  • Valeriano Weyler

  • Jose Marti

Question 21 of 51

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Throughout the 19th century, politics in the Western world were deeply influenced by the concept of _______ - a devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation.

Select one of the following:

  • Militarism

  • Capitalism

  • Nationalism

  • Fascism

Question 22 of 51

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Passed in May 1917, this act required men to register with the government in order to be randomly selected for military service.

Select one of the following:

  • Militia Act of 1862

  • Selective Service Act

  • Land Ordinance of 1785

  • Homestead Act

Question 23 of 51

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Passed in 1917 and 1918, these acts allowed people to be fined up to $10,000 and sentenced to 20 years in jail for interfering with the war effort or saying anything disloyal, profane, or abusive about the government or the war effort.

Select one of the following:

  • Espionage and Sedition Acts

  • Intolerable Acts

  • Civil Rights Acts

  • Open Range Acts

Question 24 of 51

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President Woodrow Wilson insisted that the United States join the _______ at the close of WWI.

Select one of the following:

  • United Nations

  • European Union

  • League of Nations

  • World Banking Organization

Question 25 of 51

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A policy of pulling away from involvement in world affairs.

Select one of the following:

  • Nativism

  • Communism

  • Isolationism

  • Despotism

Question 26 of 51

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Adopted in 1922, the _______ raised taxes on some US imports to 60% - the highest level ever.

Select one of the following:

  • Mongrel Tariff

  • Fordney-McCumber Tariff

  • Reciprocal Tariff Act

  • Whiskey Rebellion Tariff Act

Question 27 of 51

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The _______ enabled people to buy goods over an extended period with having to put down much money at the time of purchase.

Select one of the following:

  • Installment Plan

  • Debt Up to your Eyeballs Plan

  • Foreclosure Plan

  • Account Debit Plan

Question 28 of 51

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The eighteenth amendment launched an era known as _______, during which the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages was illegal.

Select one of the following:

  • Extortion

  • Fundamentalism

  • Prohibition

  • Tea Act

Question 29 of 51

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During the twenties, a new ideal emerged for some women: the _______, an emancipated young woman who embraced the new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.

Select one of the following:

  • Speakeasies

  • Bootlegger

  • Harlequin

  • Flapper

Question 30 of 51

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The decade of the 1920’s had this slogan for a nickname.

Select one of the following:

  • The Tumultuous Twenties

  • The Stagnant Twenties

  • The Roaring Twenties

  • The Industrial Twenties

Question 31 of 51

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His assassination sparked the beginning of WWI.

Select one of the following:

  • Warren G Harding

  • Charles A Lindbergh

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Question 32 of 51

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He led the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) as it included men from widely separated parts of the country.

Select one of the following:

  • General Louis Armstrong

  • General John J Pershing

  • General Clarence Darrow

  • General George Creel

Question 33 of 51

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He was the muckraking journalist who led the Committee of Public Information.

Select one of the following:

  • George Creel

  • F Scott Fitzgerald

  • Al Capone

  • Clarence Darrow

Question 34 of 51

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This President of the United States suffered from scandal.

Select one of the following:

  • Warren G Harding

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • F Scott Fitzgerald

Question 35 of 51

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This American president said, “The chief business of the American people is business.”

Select one of the following:

  • Theodore Roosevelt

  • George Washington

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Warren G Harding

Question 36 of 51

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He was the most famous mobster of all time as he headed a criminal empire by the age of 26.

Select one of the following:

  • Clarence Darrow

  • Al Capone

  • Louis Armstrong

  • F Scott Fitzgerald

Question 37 of 51

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Hired by the ACLU to defend John T Scopes in the Scopes Trial, he was the most famous trial lawyer of his day.

Select one of the following:

  • Clarence Darrow

  • George Creel

  • Charles A Lindbergh

  • Al Capone

Question 38 of 51

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He made the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic ocean.

Select one of the following:

  • Louis Armstrong

  • General John J Pershing

  • F Scott Fitzgerald

  • Charles A Lindbergh

Question 39 of 51

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He coined the term “Jazz Age” to describe the 1920’s and he wrote The Great Gatsby.

Select one of the following:

  • George Creel

  • F Scott Fitzgerald

  • Louis Armstrong

  • Clarence Darrow

Question 40 of 51

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He was a trumpet player who went to become perhaps the most influential musician in the history of jazz.

Select one of the following:

  • Calvin Coolidge

  • Al Capone

  • Louis Armstrong

  • George Creel

Question 41 of 51

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The first president of the United States of America.

Select one of the following:

  • Abraham Lincoln

  • Thomas Jefferson

  • John Adams

  • George Washington

Question 42 of 51

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The decline in new housing impacted such industries as:

Select one of the following:

  • Automobiles and Railroads

  • Coal and Oil

  • Furniture and Appliances

  • Agriculture and Farm Equipment

Question 43 of 51

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An effect of the Great Depression was an increase in:

Select one of the following:

  • International Unemployment

  • The demand for WWI Reparations

  • Imported European Goods

  • The use of the Gold Standard

Question 44 of 51

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For children, the great depression meant:

Select one of the following:

  • Longer School Days

  • Direct Relief Payments

  • Frequent Doctor’s Visits

  • Poor Nutrition

Question 45 of 51

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Hoover’s pledge of “A Chicken in Every Pot” promised a:

Select one of the following:

  • Nutritious Hot Dinner

  • Spread of Prosperity

  • Hen for Every Household

  • Less-Involved Government

Question 46 of 51

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Hoover’s political life ended as a result of the:

Select one of the following:

  • Infantry attacking the Bonus Army

  • Bonus Army attacking the Infantry

  • Veto of the Patman Bill

  • Passage of the Patman Bill

Question 47 of 51

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Roosevelt and Congress helped restore faith in banks by:

Select one of the following:

  • Giving Every Family $5000

  • Cosing Unstable Banks

  • Vetoing a Banking Act

  • Creating the FDIC

Question 48 of 51

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All these measures helped to regulate the stock market EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Requiring full financial disclosure

  • Setting stock prices

  • Establishing a governing bureau

  • Making companies accountable

Question 49 of 51

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All these were indicators that a second new deal was needed EXCEPT

Select one of the following:

  • High Unemployment

  • Low Production Levels

  • The Collapse of Small Farms

  • The Recovery of Rural Towns

Question 50 of 51

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The organization started by whites and blacks but ignored by new deal programs was the:

Select one of the following:

  • Tennessee Valley Authority

  • Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union

  • Home Owners Loan Corporation

  • Rural Electrification Admintration

Question 51 of 51

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Movies were popular during the depression because they:

Select one of the following:

  • Presented American Propaganda

  • Were Cheap and Plentiful

  • Provided Hope and Escape

  • Showed Real Life Conditions

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