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Final Review
1. The Jim Crow laws of the post-Civil War Era were attempts by
a. the Federal Government to improve the status of African Americans and Native
American Indians
b. state and local governments to restrict the freedoms of African Americans
c. states to ban organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan
d. the Radical Republicans in Congress to carry out Reconstruction plans
2. In the period from 1860 to 1890, which experience was shared by most Native Americans
living in western states?
a. They maintained control of their traditional lands.
b. They benefited economically from government policy.
c. They became farmers and small business owners.
d. They were forced to live on reservations.
3. In the United States, the main purpose of antitrust legislation is to
a.
b.
c.
d.
protect the environment
increase competition in business
encourage the growth of monopolies
strengthen the rights of workers
4. During the early 1900’s, the initiative, recall, and referendum were changes made in
many states to give
a.
b.
c.
d.
citizens the right to choose Presidential candidates
voters greater direct participation in government
workers more rights in the collective bargaining process
business leaders more control over their industries
5. At the turn of the century, why did most immigrants to the United States settle in cities?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Jobs were readily available.
Government relief programs required immigrants to settle in cities.
Labor union leaders encouraged unrestricted immigration.
Immigrants were not permitted to buy farmland.
6. The principle that the United States has the right to act as the "policeman of the Western
Hemisphere" and intervene in the internal affairs of Latin American nations was
established by the
a.
b.
c.
d.
Good Neighbor policy
Open Door policy
Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
Marshall Plan
7. Which event of the early 1900’s is evidence that Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle had
an important impact on the United States?
a.
b.
c.
d.
adoption of reforms in public education
passage of legislation limiting immigration
adoption of the 18th amendment establishing Prohibition
passage of legislation requiring Federal inspection of meat
8. The Fourteen Points and the Atlantic Charter were both
a.
b.
c.
d.
statements of post-war goals for establishing world peace
plans of victorious nations to divide conquered territories
military strategies for defeating enemy nations
agreements between nations to eliminate further development of weapons
9. The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s was a period when African Americans
a.
b.
c.
d.
left the United States in large numbers to settle in Nigeria
created noteworthy works of art and literature
migrated to the West in search of land and jobs
used civil disobedience to fight segregation in the Armed Forces
10. In the 1930s, which geographic factor most influenced the westward migration of
thousands of people from the southern Great Plains?
a.
b.
c.
d.
extended drought in farming areas
excessive flooding of the Mississippi River
serious earthquakes in Pacific coastal areas
destructive hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico
11. A violation of civil rights that occurred in the United States during World War II was the
a.
b.
c.
d.
arrests made as a result of the Palmer raids
passage of an open immigration law
internment of Japanese Americans
forced removal of Native American Indians from their reservations
12. The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan represented attempts by the United States to
deal with the
a.
b.
c.
d.
national debt
spread of communism
President’s political opposition
arms race