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  41. What was the main reason for the Ku Klux Klan’s success in the South after 1868? A)popular support from whites of all social classes B)its centralized political organization C)its support from the southern state Republican governments D)the persistent threat of a violent black uprising E)the Force Act, which protected terrorist groups like the Klan 42..
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  31. In 1890, the American electorate rejected ________. A)Democratic legislative activism by crushing the party in the congressional elections B)Republican legislative activism by crushing the party in the congressional elections C)both major parties by electing many third-party, especially Populist candidates D)Republican passiveness by crushing the party in the congressional elections E) Democratic passiveness by.
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  41. How did some American labor leaders respond to the idea of annexing the Philippines? A)They were against it because they worried about losing jobs to cheap labor from the Philippines. B)They were against it because they worried that Filipino workers would demand higher wages than Americans. C)They were against it because they.
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  11. The primary objective of the Alliance movement was to ________. A)form a social organization for farmers B)organize and politicize the American farmer C)ensure equal distribution of wealth D)elect Democrats and Republicans who represented farmers E)protect farmers against greedy cattle ranchers 12. The Populist candidate for president in 1892 was ________. A)William Jennings Bryan B)James B. Weaver C)Mary E..
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  Multiple Choice 1. The rise of cities and industry ________. A)had little effect on American life B)provided opportunities for all Americans C)sustained the foundations of the pre-Civil War society D)caused changes in all segments of the American society E)was steady throughout the nineteenth century 2. Building the new skyscrapers depended on ________. A)concrete reinforced pilings B)electrical elevators C)automatic window cleaners D)indoor.
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  21. Where did the techniques of the western cattle industry originate? A)Mexico B)Spain C)New England D)the plantation South E)the Midwest 22. Who was largely responsible for the idea of driving cattle from Texas to railheads? A)William Hickok B)Joseph G. McCoy C)Charles Goodnight D)Henry Comstock E)Hank Chisholm 23. Approximately 50 percent of cowboys driving the great herds from Texas to city markets in.
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  41. Which of the following places events in the correct chronological order? A)Morrill Land Grant Act, Plessy v. Ferguson, establishment of Tuskegee Institute B)Plessy v. Ferguson, Morrill Land Grant Act, establishment of Tuskegee Institute C)Establishment of Tuskegee Institute, Morrill Land Grant Act, Plessy v. Ferguson D)Morrill Land Grant Act, establishment of Tuskegee Institute, Plessy.
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  11. Congressional Republicans believed that Reconstruction should _______. A)guarantee that the southern ruling class would not regain power B)return the South to its prewar system, minus slavery C)treat the South as a conquered nation D)guarantee the civil rights of freedmen E)follow the plan that had been outlined by Lincoln 12. The first bill ever passed over.
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  11. The middle-class wives and children of the late nineteenth century ________. A)found their status had remained unchanged B)became more isolated from the working world C)had a greater economic function D)tended to deteriorate under the impact of industrialization E)had more children 12. The “new woman” of the 1880s and 1890s________. A)won respect from the American society B)developed from.
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  21. The Social Darwinists ________. A)believed the laws of nature applied to society B)were active reformers in the late nineteenth century C)had an overwhelming influence on American society D)raised important questions about the ill effects of business trusts E)stressed society’s responsibility to aid the poor. 22. Which of these was the result of Jim Crow laws? A)legal.
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  Multiple Choice 1. Theodore Roosevelt resigned from his position as _________ to organize the Rough Riders. A)vice president B)secretary of defense C)assistant secretary of defense D)secretary of the navy E)assistant secretary of the navy 2. For many political and religious leaders, expansion ________. A)meant the demise of the American system B)would threaten the purity of the Anglo-Saxon race C)would put.
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  11. The Supreme Court’s decision in the Northern Securities case _____. A)paved the way for several other antitrust actions B)had little effect on the problem of trusts overall C)was opposed by Roosevelt himself D)affected only the smaller American trusts E)was a unanimous decision 12. During the great coal strike of 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt _____. A)played no.
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  31. How were families affected by the changes sweeping American society in the 1920s? A)Generally, childhood and adolescence became shorter periods because families needed to send children to work at a younger age. B)Fewer married women took jobs outside of the home as traditional values were restored across the country. C)The “youth movement”.
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  21. Which of the following was NOT a function of the Fuel Administration during World War I? A) the introduction of daylight savings time B)the rationing of coal C)the coordination of shipping D)the creation of “gasless days” E)the allotment of oil 22. How did the economic status of the United States change in the wake.
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  31. Which of the following lists industrial developments in proper chronological order? A)the completion of the first transcontinental railroad, formation of the first trust, formation of U.S. Steel Corporation B)the formation of U.S. Steel Corporation, formation of the first trust, completion of the first transcontinental railroad C)the formation of the first trust, completion.
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  41. What was the cause of the great decrease in the number of Chinese immigrants in the late nineteenth century? A)Chinese laborers were treated so poorly in the West that fewer immigrants wanted to come to the United States. B)China severely restricted immigration to the United States beginning in the 1880s. C)The Homestead.
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  11. At the beginning of World War I, Americans _____. A)showed little interest in the conflict B)sided strongly with the British C)were eager to enter the conflict D)sided strongly with the Germans E)generally accepted neutrality 12. At the beginning of World War I, Great Britain _____. A)respected American neutrality B)made few attempts to influence American policy C)sought the military.
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  21. Why did the Knights of Labor fail? A)A major defeat weakened the group. B)It was unable to organize the workers. C)It had no successful strikes. D)It was unable to develop a set of objectives. E)Terence Powderly was imprisoned. 22. Unlike the Knights of Labor, the American Federation of Labor ________. A)believed workers would rise in stature B)organized.
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Multiple Choice 1. Lincoln Steffens did much of his research and writing about ________. A)corruption in city government B)filth in meatpacking plants C)monopolies D)environmental conservation E)unhealthy working conditions 2. The author of The Jungle was ________. A)Booker T. Washington B)Upton Sinclair C)John D. Rockefeller D)Samuel Gompers E)Henry Ford 3. The ________ set new standards for mass production in the early twentieth century. A)Colt .45.
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  41. In what way was Taft more of a conservationist than Roosevelt? A) He opposed Pinchot’s sale of millions of acres of public land. B)He opposed Ballinger’s sale of Alaskan land to coal companies. C)He instituted the nation’s first recycling program. D)He was a vegetarian and opposed to hunting animals. E)He conserved more public.
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  21. The Democratic candidate in the election of 1928 was _____. A)Robert M. La Follette B)James Cox C)John W. Davis D)Al Smith E)William McAdoo 22. An indicator of the future strength of the Democratic Party was _____. A)its success in the presidential race of 1924 B)the shift of urban voters to the party C)an increase in the number of.
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  41. What methods were often used by unions to achieve their goals? A)lockouts and government troops to protect workers B)firing managers and using industrial psychology C)strikes, leading to negotiations D)buying out factory owners and boycotting products E) hiring other workers to take their place and striking 42. In the early 1900s, why did the middle.
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  11. At the outset of the Spanish-American War, ________. A)there was little public support for the war in the United States B)the American military was well prepared to fight a war C)it was difficult to find the necessary volunteers for the American military D)the army signed up as many as a million volunteers E)the American.
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Multiple Choice 1. Who helped form the Progressive, or Bull Moose, Party? A)William Howard Taft B)Theodore Roosevelt C)Woodrow Wilson D)Herbert Hoover E)William Jennings Bryan 2. The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution provided for _____. A)women’s suffrage B)prohibition C)a federal income tax D)direct election of senators E)extending the franchise to eighteen-year-olds 3. What was one problem that the woman suffrage movement continued to face.
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  11. Most working African Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century ________. A)had a life substantially improved from their parents B)had the opportunity for a high quality education C)worked as poor Southern sharecroppers D)had little reason to protest their situation E)often banded together to start businesses 12. The Niagara Movement wanted to make what changes? A)conserve.
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  41. Which best describes the decision that shattered the Populist Party in 1896? A)the endorsement of candidate William Jennings Bryan B)the admission of African Americans to the party’s ranks C)the nomination of James Weaver for the presidency D)the expulsion of all African American members E)the support of free coinage of silver 42. President McKinley attempted to.
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  31. What was a result of the congressional elections of 1866? A)Johnson’s Reconstruction policies were supported at the polls. B)The Radical Republicans lost ground in Congress. C)Democrats regained control of the House, but not the Senate. D)Radical Reconstruction was strengthened and Johnson weakened. E)Johnson’s reelection campaign got a big boost. 32. What was the meaning of.
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  31. What showed the weakness of Wilson’s “moral diplomacy”? A)When a cabinet member was caught in a financial scandal, Wilson’s pride in his morality was tested. B)The exorbitant costs of moral reforms, such as Prohibition, tested Wilson’s resolve to continue “purity” reforms. C)The conflicts with Mexico and Germany demonstrated that U.S. morality would.
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  11. The company to become the first billion-dollar company was ________. A)Thomson Steel Works B)Standard Oil C)Westinghouse D)U.S. Steel E)American Telephone and Telegraph 12. The first modern trust was ________. A)United States Steel B)the Northern Securities Company C)Standard Oil D)Carnegie Steel E)the Pennsylvania Railroad 13. The most important development in the communications system in late nineteenth-century America was the ________. A) telephone B)post.
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  21. The writings of Mark Twain ________. A)reflected the mood of romanticism in literature B)portrayed life in the tenements of the East C)focused exclusively on adventure and escapism D)included local dialects and regional stories E)never gained international prominence 22. The dominant issue of the election of 1896 was ________. A)monetary standards B)tariffs C)political patronage D)railroad regulation E)race relations 23. When the Democrats.
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Multiple Choice 1. The most important advances in industrialization in the U.S. ________. A)occurred during the last third of the nineteenth century B)were developed during the Civil War C)had developed in western Europe by 1900 D)had little effect on the American economy E)began in the first years of the twentieth century 2. American industrial growth was concentrated.
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  31. Which statement about American life in the late nineteenth century is NOT true? A) Meals tended to be heavy and so did people. B)Medical science was still hopelessly primitive. C)Infant mortality declined between 1877 and 1900. D)There were few hospitals and no hospital insurance. E)Food prices were constantly getting lower. 32. Significant medical developments.
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Multiple Choice 1. The German sinking of the ________ in 1915 cost 128 American lives and enraged the American public. A) Sussex B) Arabic C) Nashville D)Lusitania E)Titanic 2. In terms of foreign policy, Theodore Roosevelt _____. A)did little to foster American aims B)reflected the influence of isolationism C)sought to prepare the country for its role as a.
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  11. Which of the following involved the largest Native American army ever assembled in the United States? A) the Battle of Wounded Knee B)the Battle of Sand Creek C)the Battle of the Little Bighorn D)the Fetterman Massacre E)the “Trail of Tears” 12. By 1890, many of the Teton Sioux turned to the ritual of ________,.
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Multiple Choice 1. Why were Americans fascinated by politics during the Gilded Age? A) Women and men were voting for the first time. B)African Americans were able to use their newly won suffrage. C)The quality of political candidates was excellent. D)Most Americans saw it as a form of entertainment. E)Cash incentives made people eager to.
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Multiple Choice 1. How did mapmakers refer to the Great Plains region of the United States between 1825 and 1860? A) the Barren Plains B)the Rockies Region C)the Great American Desert D)the Great Frontier E)Indian Country 2. In 1865, about how many Native Americans were living in the western half of the United States? A) 10,000 B)250,000 C)500,000 D)750,000 E)1,000,000 3..
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  Multiple Choice 1. The most striking characteristic of the stock market in 1929 was _______. A)the obsession with speculation among investors B)the downward trend of major stocks early in the year C)the government’s desire to carefully regulate the market D)the heavy involvement of the majority of wage-earning Americans E)the steady advancement through the decade 2. By 1932,.
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  31. During the Cleveland administration, which nation did the United States replace as the major power in Latin America? A)Germany B)Great Britain C)Venezuela D)Mexico E) Spain 32. Why did American involvement in Hawaii increase in the 1890s? A) There was intense pressure from American missionaries. B)There was a fear of German influence in the region. C)American business.
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  31. How did progressive attitudes affect the size of government? A)Progressives believed that local government was ineffective in enacting social reforms, so municipal government decreased during the progressive era. B)Progressives believed that the federal government could best conduct social reforms, so government grew during the progressive era. C)Progressives believed that charities could best.
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  21. The Open Door policy ________. A)claimed economic rights for the U.S. in China B)met with the approval of western Europe C)had little effect on American policy in the Far East D)provided the United States with a sphere of influence in China E)was publicly denounced in China 22. The Boxer Rebellion took place in ________. A)the Philippines B)China C)Hawaii D)Cuba E)Puerto.
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  41. What effect did U.S. involvement in the war have on American civil liberties? A)The federal government instituted committees and Congress passed acts to ensure the safety and rights of war dissenters. B)Women had more opportunities in war-related jobs, so their civil liberties increased, especially in voting rights. C)African Americans had more opportunities.
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  21. How had life changed for Americans by 1920? A) Their quality of life had improved. B)One-quarter had lost their jobs due to a depression. C)Only the rich saw their quality of life improve. D)They could not afford mass-produced goods. E)Life remained no different than their parents’ life. 22. The violence found in ________ led.
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  21. Woodrow Wilson won the election of 1912 as a _____. A)Republican B)Democrat C)Progressive D)Socialist E)Populist 22. The most important domestic law passed during Wilson’s administration was the _____. A)Underwood Tariff B)Dingley Tariff C)Federal Reserve Act D)Pure Food and Drug Act E)Clayton Antitrust Act 23. Woodrow Wilson’s record on race relations _____. A)elicited the support of African Americans B)disappointed many progressives C)won him support in.
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  41. How did Republican policies affect the wealthiest Americans? A)Overall, the wealthiest Americans paid a higher percentage of their income in taxes. B)Wealthy Americans faced new kinds of taxes, such as the estate tax. C)Wealthy Americans saw their income taxes reduced significantly. D)The wealthiest Americans became the hardest hit during the Great Depression. E)The wealthiest.
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  Multiple Choice 1. The _____ helped usher in an age of leisure. A)use of electricity B)use of cotton in textile manufacturing C)introduction of popular fiction D)increased use of domestic workers E)equal distribution of wealth 2. The key to the new affluence of the 1920s lay in _____. A)new methods of business organization B)the discovery of new sources of raw.
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  31. Because of new methods of production in the first years of the twentieth century, workers ________. A)felt almost part of the machinery, endangered and bored B)were more satisfied, which led to better safety and higher wages C)were made to work long hours for better pay and benefits D)were fired because automation eliminated low-skilled.
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  21. During Reconstruction, most African Americans _______. A)were able to become independent farmers B)lived in integrated urban societies C)remained agricultural workers D)had no opportunity for schooling E)left the South in overwhelming numbers 22. Which one of the following groups was not part of the southern Republican party of 1868? A)businessmen hoping for government support B)poor white farmers C)newly enfranchised.
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  31. How did the Dawes Severalty Act of 1877 try to “civilize” Native Americans? A)by turning them into landowning ranchers and farmers B)by making public education compulsory on reservations C)by threatening to exterminate Indians if they refused to adopt white culture D)by sending Christian missionaries to convert Indians E)by arranging for their children to be.
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