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1
US History Pretest
2
  • The First Amendment states that Congress shall
    make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or
    of the press. Which best explains the meaning of
    this part of the First Amendment? (1.01)
  • People can speak aloud or publish whatever they
    want to under all circumstances.
  • The government cannot punish people for speaking
    aloud or publishing any true fact or any opinion.
  • People can speak out in congress without being
    arrested.
  • Members of Congress can speak freely in debate
    without fear of punishment.

3
  • 2. Which best explains the purpose of the
    Judiciary Act of 1789? (1.01)
  • To establish a judicial branch of the federal
    government
  • To create federal district courts for each states
    and define their powers
  • To establish the principle of judicial review
  • To determine the number of terms a Supreme Court
    justice could serve

4
  • 3. What was the most important effect of the
    invention of the cotton gin? (1.02)
  • It caused a boom in cotton harvests that
    increased the need for slave labor.
  • It caused a firm alliance between Britain and the
    Southern cotton planters
  • It caused the South to be a more prosperous
    region than the north.
  • It caused territorial expansion from the South
    into the Midwest.

5
  • 4. Which applies to Alexander Hamilton but not
    Thomas Jefferson? (1.01)
  • Author of some of the Federalist Papers
  • Member of the first presidential cabinet
  • Supporter of a strict interpretation of the
    Constitution
  • Supporter of a loose interpretation of the
    Constitution

6
  • 5. Which is the best possible effect of the
    Disagreement over a national bank and a
    disagreement over power to interpret the
    constitution? (1.01)
  • Re-election of George Washington as president
  • Election of John Adams as president
  • Development of a two-party political system
  • Ratification of the Bill of Rights

7
  • 6. Jays Treaty was to the United States and
    Britain as the Convention of 1800 was to
    _____________. Which best completes the analogy?
    (1.03)
  • The U.S. and France
  • The U.S. and Spain
  • The U.S., France, and Britain
  • France and Britain

8
  • 8. Which best explains Tecumsehs reason for
    siding with Britain in the War of 1812? (1.02)
  • The U.S. government had continually lied to and
    betrayed the Indians.
  • Tecumseh knew in advance that Britain was going
    to win the war
  • Britain agreed to allow the Indians to keep their
    ancestral lands.
  • The U.S. had forced the Indians to march along
    the Trail of Tears to reservations.

9
  • 9. Which best explains why Western territories
    and states generally had looser suffrage
    requirements than the settled Atlantic coastal
    states? (1.02)
  • There were more female than male settlers making
    decisions in the West.
  • President Andrew Jackson came from the
    then-western state of Tennessee.
  • They wanted to draw settlers to the West.
  • They wanted to discourage women from settling in
    the West.

10
  • 10. In 1813, after the Battle of Lake Erie,
    Captain Oliver Hazard Perry notified General
    William Henry Harrison We have met the enemy
    and they are your. Which best explains Perrys
    meaning? (1.03)
  • He had discovered traitors among his troops
  • He and his troops had defeated the enemy in
    battle
  • He and his troops had gone over to the enemys
    side
  • He and his troops had lost the battle and were in
    retreat

11
  • 11. In 1832, Henry Clay wrote On a general
    survey, we behold cultivation extended the arts
    flourishing, the face of the county improved our
    people fully and profitably employed, and the
    public countenance exhibition tranquility,
    contentment, and happiness. Which of these did
    Clay most likely believe had caused the happiness
    and prosperity he described? (2.04)
  • The Era of Good Feelings
  • The Wilmot Proviso
  • The Missouri Compromise
  • The American System

12
  • 12. Which does not belong to the American System?
    (2.03)
  • Protective tariffs on imported goods
  • National transportation system
  • Establishment of a national bank
  • A system of merit exams for civil-service jobs.

13
  • 13. Which is an effect of the withdrawal of funds
    from the Second Bank of the United States? (2.03)
  • Panic of 1837
  • Founding of stock exchange
  • Tariff of 1828
  • Indian Removal Act

14
  • 14. Robert Fulton was to the steamboat as _______
    was to the telegraph. Which best completes the
    analogy? (2.03)
  • Eli Whitney
  • Cyrus McCormick
  • John Deere
  • Samuel Morse

15
  • 15. Dorothea Dix was to prison reform as ________
    was to public-school reform. Which best completes
    the analogy? (2.05)
  • Lucretia Mott
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Horace Mann
  • Charles Grandison Finney

16
  • 16. Alexis de Tocqueville was to Democracy in
    America as Henry David Thoreau was to __________.
    Which best completes the analogy? (2.02)
  • Self-Reliance
  • Walden
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • The Raven

17
  • 17. Which best explains the meaning of the word
    free in the name of the Free-Soil Party? (3.01)
  • Free from federal control
  • Free of slavery
  • Free of a western boundary
  • Free land to settlers willing to farm it

18
  • 18. Which best describes the work of James
    Fennimore Cooper? (2.02)
  • Frightening tales of the irrational and the
    supernatural
  • Essays on essential American character traits
  • Folktales about life in New England and New York
    State
  • Historical novels about Indians and pioneers on
    the American frontier

19
  • 19. Which best explains why the United States did
    not admit Texas as a state immediately after the
    defeat of the Mexican army? (2.01)
  • Congress could not agree on whether Texas should
    be a slave state or a free state
  • Congress could not agree on what rights Mexican
    residents of Texas would have
  • Mexico refused to relinquish its claims to Texas
  • Texas was determined to remain an independent
    republic.

20
  • 20. Away, away with all these cobweb tissues of
    rights of discovery, exploration, settlement…The
    American claim is by the right of our manifest
    destiny to overspread and to possess the whole of
    the continent, wrote John L. OSullivan in 1845.
    Which best explains what he meant by cobweb
    tissues of rights?
  • Illegal actions
  • Unimportant side issues
  • Essential issues
  • The high cost of westward expansion

21
  • 21. What was the most controversial aspect of the
    Compromise of 1850? (3.01)
  • The Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • The Wilmot Proviso
  • The Sumner Clause
  • The Fugitive Slave Act

22
  • 22. What was the most important reason for the
    founding of the Republican Party in the 1850s?
    (2.04)
  • Oppositions to the Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • Support for westward expansion
  • Belief in high taxes for workers
  • Belief in a strong military defense

23
  • 23. Which was solely a part of the Republican
    Party in the 1850s? (3.01)
  • Whig Party
  • Free-Soil Party
  • Know-Nothing Party
  • Bull Moose Party

24
  • 24. Speaking in 1851, womens-rights advocate and
    former slave Sojourner Truth said I could work
    as much and eat as much as a man-when I could get
    it-and bear the last as well! And aint I a
    woman? Which best explains the point Truth was
    trying to make? (2.05)
  • Men have no desire to help women gain their
    rights under the law.
  • Only women can speak up for womens rights.
  • Since women had the same abilities and needs as
    men, they should have the same rights.
  • Women can do as much work as men and suffer as
    much when punished.

25
  • 25. Which can be connected with Grimke Sisters,
    Frederick Douglass, and William Lloyd Garrison?
    (2.06)
  • Former Slave
  • Founder of The Liberator
  • Outspoken Abolitionist
  • Itinerant Minister

26
  • 26. Which best explains why William Lloyd
    Garrison once publicly burned a copy of the
    Constitution? (2.06)
  • It allowed slavery to exist in the U.S.
  • He did not support the current president.
  • He had lost a close race for a Senate seat.
  • It had numerous inconsistencies.

27
  • 27. Which best describes the verdict in Dred
    Scott v. Sanford? (3.01)
  • It stated that slaves were property not people.
  • It stated that businesses must provide separate
    but equal facilities for black people
  • It stated than once inside free territory, black
    people were permanently free
  • It stated that only the federal government could
    grant of withhold free status to a person

28
  • 28. Which does not apply to the views of
    Christian Abolitionists? (2.06)
  • Slavery violated the humanity of the enslaved
  • Slavery put slave-owners soul at risk or
    damnation
  • Slavery was evil in the sight of God
  • Slavery was an ineffective economic system

29
  • 29. Which best explains how the raid on Harpers
    Ferry contributed to the outbreak of the Civil
    War? (3.02)
  • It aroused the anger of the antislavery forces
  • It frightened the Southerners into preparing for
    war
  • It caused the Union to declare war on the
    Confederacy
  • It caused South Carolina to secede from the Union

30
  • 30. Which best describes the difference between
    Harriet Tubmans and John Browns approach to
    abolition? (3.02)
  • She worked legally and he worked illegally
  • Her efforts filed while his succeeded
  • She led slaves north to freedom and he recruited
    an antislavery army
  • She tried to change the laws and he did not

31
  • 31. Which best explains why the issue of slavery
    could not be resoled without going to war? (3.02)
  • Foreign nations refused to interfere in American
    affairs
  • Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Toms Cabin in
    1851
  • The abolitionists and slaveholders could not work
    out an acceptable compromise

32
  • 32. Which best describes the Anaconda Plan?
    (3.03)
  • Union troops would capture Richmond, Virginia,
    and burn it to the ground
  • Confederate troops would seize New York City,
    deciding the North in half
  • Union troops would encircle and crush the
    Confederacy
  • Confederate troops would launch an all-out
    assault on Washington D.C.

33
  • 33. Which best explains the purpose of the
    Homestead Act of 1862? (3.05)
  • To provide free farmland to those willing to
    settle the western territories
  • To sign public land over to the companies
    building the transcontinental railroad
  • To set aside land for state universities and
    colleges
  • To rehabilitate criminals by providing them with
    a new start out west

34
  • 35. Which best describes the effect of the
    Emancipation Proclamation? (3.03)
  • It feed all slaves in the United States
  • If freed all slaves in the Confederacy
  • If gave all male slaves age twenty-one and over
    the right to vote
  • It gave all male slaves the right to enlist in
    the army

35
  • 36. But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate,
    we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this
    ground. The brace men, living and dead, who
    struggles here have consecrated it far above our
    poor power to add or detract. Which best
    explains the meaning of these words form
    Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address? (3.03)
  • By dying for a cause in which they believed, the
    soldiers have made the battlefields a sacred
    place
  • Before the battle, the soldiers prayed for
    courage and protection
  • People attending a ceremony cannot dedicate a
    memorial to the dead
  • The fact that so many soldiers did makes a
    memorial unnecessary

36
  • 37. Neither slavery nor involuntary
    servitude…shall exist within the United States or
    any place subject to their jurisdiction. Which
    document most likely contains these words? (3.04)
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • Lincolns second inaugural address
  • The Thirteenth Amendment
  • The Fourteenth Amendment

37
  • 38. Which best describes the purpose of the
    Freedmen's Bureau? (3.05)
  • To provide food and legal and medical aid to
    Southerners devastated by war
  • To help former slaves find jobs
  • To build vocational training schools for former
    slaves
  • To devise a new wage-labor system for southern
    cotton farms

38
  • 39. After being hunted like a dog through
    swamps, woods…till I was forced to return wed,
    cold, and starving, with every mans hand against
    me, I am here in despair. And why? For doing what
    Brutus was honored for… Which person most likely
    wrote this diary entry in April 1865? (3.04)
  • John Wilkes booth
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Abraham Lincoln

39
  • 40. Which did not take place as a result of the
    three civil rights amendments ratified during the
    Reconstruction era? (3.05)
  • Slavery was abolished throughout the U.S.
  • All me were to enjoy equal protection of the laws
    of the U.S.
  • Men could not be denied the right to vote because
    of their race
  • All public places had to allow free, equal use ot
    their facilities

40
  • 41. Which best describes the reason American
    Indians and federal troops fought in the central
    plains during the 1870s and 1880s? (4.02)
  • Dangerous overpopulation of buffalo, a sacred
    animal to the American Indians
  • Too many American Indians took advantage of the
    Homestead Act
  • U.S. governments refusal to accommodate American
    Indians needs or to take them seriously
  • American Indians desire to live on reservations
    in other parts of the country

41
  • 42. Which best describes the purpose of the
    reservation system under which American Indians
    were forced to live? (4.02)
  • To remove American Indians from land that white
    settlers wanted
  • To help American Indians preserve their languages
    and cultures
  • To turn American Indians into an unpaid labor
    force for farmers and ranchers
  • To accommodate American Indians wishes to
    continue living on their ancestral lands

42
  • 43. Which is a tool of Vertical Integration but
    not Horizontal Integration? (4.04)
  • Eliminating competition by buying out rival
    businesses
  • Buying the businesses that manufacture supplies
    and transport finished goods
  • Uniting with rival business owners to form a
    trust
  • Refusing to negotiate with labor unions

43
  • 44. Frederick Law Olmsted was to city parks as
    _____________ was to settlement houses.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (5.01)
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Jacob Riis
  • Jane Addams
  • Elisha Otis

44
  • 45. Which best describes the philosophy of social
    Darwinism? (5.02)
  • Government should regulate business to ensure
    fair dealing
  • It is the obligation of the wealthy to share what
    they have
  • Government has a moral obligation to spend tax
    revenue on social programs
  • The disadvantaged are genetically inferior and
    should be allowed to die out

45
  • 46. Herblock was to Richard Nixon as __________
    was to William Marcy Tweed.
  • Which best completes the analogy?(5.04)
  • Joseph Pulitzer
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Thomas Nast
  • William Randolph Hearst

46
47. Which best explains the term arbitration?
(5.03) A. Workers walk off the job when no
compromise is reached with management B. Workers
and management agree to abide by a third partys
decision C. Workers and management agree to
negotiate D. Management hires outside workers to
replace those who go on strike
47
  • 48. Andrew Carnegie was to ________ as Cornelius
    Vanderbilt was to railroads.
  • Which best completes the analogy?( 5.02)
  • Real estate
  • Steel
  • Oil
  • finance

48
  • 49. An immigrant described a local political boss
    as one who has coal distributed in the depth of
    winter and who sometimes spends puultry at
    Christmans time buys medicine for a sick person
    and helps bury the dead. Which is most likely
    true of the relations between political bosses
    and immigrants who lived in their cities? (5.04)
  • Bosses routinely sought federal aid for the
    immigrant and working population
  • Bosses ignored immigrants to focus on wealthier,
    more powerful voters
  • Bosses did favors for immigrants in exchange for
    their loyalty
  • Bosses abused immigrants to frighten them into
    voting a certain way

49
  • 50. The American farmer is steadily losing
    ground. His burdens are heavier every year and
    his gains are more meager. Which did not
    contribute to the situation described by
    Washington Gladden in 1890?(4.03)
  • Increased dependence on the railroads
  • Competition from European immigrant farmers
  • Higher freight and shipping charger that
    regulation did not check
  • Rising debt due to high charges and lower prices

50
  • 51. The rushing streams of commerce have worn
    may a deep and rugged chasm, wrote Henry Black
    Fuller in 1893. Each of these canyons is closed
    in by a long frontage of towering cliffs, and
    these soaring walls of brick and limestone and
    granite rise higher and higher with each
    succeeding year. Which of these was Fuller most
    likely describing?(5.01)
  • The natural land formations of the Southwest
  • Luxury passenger ocean liners under construction
  • City streets lined with skyscrapers
  • The rise of big business in the Gilded Age

51
  • 52. The great nations are rapidly absorbing for
    their future expansion and their present defense
    all the waste places of the earth. It is a
    movement which makes for civilization and the
    advancement of the race, wrote Henry Cabot Lodge
    in 1895. Which of these did Lodge most likely
    support? (6.01)
  • Bimetallism
  • Progressivism
  • Imperialism
  • Socialism

52
  • 55. Which best describes the outcome of the clash
    between Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii and U.S.
    minister John Stephens? (6.02)
  • The U.S. annexed Hawaii in 1898
  • Stephens was executed for treason
  • The U.S. restored Liliuokalani to her throne
  • The U.S. and Hawaii for a brief, decisive war

53
  • 57. Which literary model did wealthy people most
    expect immigrants and poor working people to
    emulate?(5.03)
  • Tom Sawyer
  • Dorothy Gale
  • Jo March
  • Horatio Alger

54
  • 59. Which best describes why control of the
    Panama Canal was so important to the United
    States? (6.01)
  • It would mean that the U.S. has control of all
    international trade through the canal
  • It would lead inevitably to U.S. trade surpluses
  • It would enable the U.S. to annex the Republic of
    Panama
  • It would cement friendship between the U.S. and
    Latin America

55
  • 60. Jose Marti was to Latin America as
    _____________ was to China.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (6.02)
  • John Hay
  • Grover Cleveland
  • William Howard Taft
  • William McKinley

56
  • 61. Which best explains why few lynch mobs were
    brought to justice during the post-Reconstruction
    era? (7.03)
  • There were no African Americans working in law
    enforcement
  • The southern economy depended heavily on
    agriculture
  • Lynching was legal during the 1880s and 1890s
  • Lynch mobs were usually well-connected with
    sheriffs and policemen

57
  • 63. Sinclair Lewis was to the meatpacking
    industry as ______________ was to urban slums.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (7.01)
  • John D. Rockefeller
  • Lincoln Steffens
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Jacob Riis

58
  • 64 Theodore Roosevelt was to antitrust
    legislation as _________ was to womans suffrage.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (7.02)
  • William Howard Taft
  • Ida Tarbell
  • Florence Kelley
  • Alice Paul

59
  • 65. In 1903, Theodore Roosevelt said, No man is
    above the law, nor do we ask any mans permission
    when we require him to obey it. Which best
    describes the group of men to whom Roosevelt
    applied these words? (7.02)
  • Muckrakers
  • Robber barons
  • Union members
  • farmers

60
  • 66. Which best describes where Henry Ford got his
    ideas for the assembly line? (7.04)
  • Observing worker bees in a hive
  • Studying the methods of the meat-packing industry
  • Examining the working of the federal bureaucracy
  • Looking at the sweatshops of New York City

61
  • 67. Which best explains American reluctance to
    become involved in World War I? (8.01)
  • The U.S. had a large German population
  • The Lusitanian sank in 1915
  • The U.S. wanted to maintain trade relations with
    nations on both sides
  • A severs recession of the U.S. economy ended in
    1914

62
  • 68. Which best explains why Americans sailed into
    the war zone in 1915-1916? (8.01)
  • They did not believe Germany would attack a
    passenger ship
  • They did not know the Lusitanian was carrying
    arms to the Allies
  • They did not know the Titanic would hit an
    iceberg and sink
  • They were unaware that Germany was at war with
    Britain

63
  • 69. Which best explains why Russia abandoned
    World War I in 1917? (8.02)
  • The Battle of the Argonne Forest
  • The arrival of the AEF in Europe
  • The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
  • The Russian Revolution

64
  • 72. Henry Ford wrote that the average
    worker…wants a job in which he does not have to
    think. Which best describes how Ford exploited
    this belief in his business? (7.04)
  • By developing the assembly-line method of
    production
  • By designing the Model T
  • By making his cars available in only one color
  • By paying his workers five dollars per day

65
  • 74. If with all the advantages Ive had I cant
    make a living, Im just no good, I guess. Which
    is most likely reason for this schoolteacher to
    feel this way during the Great Depression? (9.02)
  • She supported President Hoover
  • She lacked the courage to try to find a job
  • She blamed herself, not the economy, for her
    troubles
  • She had speculated with stocks and lost money

66
  • 75. Which best explains why the movie industry
    remained prosperous throughout the Depression?
    (9.03)
  • Silent films gave way to talking films in 1927
  • The movie studios were all located in California
  • Millions escaped their troubles by going to the
    movies
  • Movie studios paid high salaries to actors and
    artists

67
  • 76. They used to tell me I was building a dream,
    with peace and glory ahead, why should I be
    standing in line, just waiting for bread?
  • Which does not describe the mood of this popular
    song from the 1930s? (9.04)
  • Resentful that the American dream of hard work
    leading to success has failed
  • Angry that the only reward for years of hard work
    is begging for food
  • Optimistic that better times are just around the
    corner
  • Bitter because those in authority allowed the
    economy to collapse

68
  • 78. Which best describes the New Deal? (9.05)
  • The senators and representatives who opposed
    FDRs domestic agenda
  • A series of federal programs to help the
    destitute and reform the economy
  • A series of laws designed to break up trusts and
    monopolies and ensure fair competition
  • The members of FDRs diverse cabinet, which
    included Republicans and women

69
  • 79. The FDIC was to bank depositors as the
    _________ was to retired workers.
  • Which best completes this analogy? (9.05)
  • Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Social Security Act
  • Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Works Progress Administration

70
  • 80. John Steinbeck was to The Grapes of Wrath as
    ___________was to The Great Gatsby.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (9.03)
  • Ernest Hemmingway
  • Dorothea Lange
  • Gertrude Stein
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

71
  • 81. Which was the most direct, immediate cause of
    World War II? (10.01)
  • U.S. passage of Neutrality Acts
  • European nations appeasement of Germany
  • German invasion of Poland
  • Signing of the Tripartite Alliance

72
  • 82. Which was the most important German weakness
    in fighting World War II? (10.02)
  • Division of its armed forces on several fronts
  • A poorly trained, ill-equipped military
  • Having to conduct a defensive war against
    aggressor nations
  • Inability to defeat Allied forces in battle

73
  • 83.The Triple Alliance was composed of Germany,
    Japan and _______? (10.01)
  • Soviet Union
  • China
  • Italy
  • Poland

74
  • 84. Non-Aryans were to European concentrations
    camps as ________ were to American internment
    camps.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (10.03)
  • Jews victimized by the Nazis
  • German prisoners of war
  • Japanese Americans
  • African Americans

75
  • 85. In a 1946 speech, Winston Churchill stated
    I repulse the idea that a new war is inevitable
    still more that it is imminent. Which best
    explains why people were afraid of another war so
    soon after World War II had ended? (10.04)
  • The death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • The expansion of Soviet influence throughout
    Eastern Europe
  • The use of nuclear weapons against Japan
  • Tension between Jews and Arabs in the Middle East

76
  • 88. When he arrived in Vietnam, marine lieutenant
    Philip Caputo wrote that optimism began to fade
    as the troops did their best to firth a nearly
    invisible foe in tan alien landscape. We kept
    the packs and rifles the convictions we lost.
    Which best describes the emotions of Caputo and
    his fellow soldiers? (11.04)
  • They were discouraged because they felt the war
    was hopeless
  • They were sure that the Vietcong could easily be
    beaten
  • They were tempted to mutiny because they wanted
    to go home
  • They were afraid of the Vietcong and wanted to
    surrender

77
  • 89. Ho Chi Minh had once warned the French You
    can kill ten of my men for every one I kill of
    yours, but even at those odds, you will lose and
    I will win. Which factor made Ho Chi Minh most
    able to say the same to the American troops in
    the 1960s and 1970s? (11.04)
  • Vietminh and Vietcong knowledge of the terrain
  • Poorly-trained American draftees
  • Lack of funding for the war from the U.S.
    government
  • Superior technology on the Vietnamese side

78
  • 90. Martin Luther King J. was to the civil rights
    movement as Lyndon B. Johnson was to the
    ______________.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (11.02)
  • New Frontier
  • Head Start
  • Great Society
  • Republican Party

79
  • 91. ______________ was to the Soviet Union as
    Alan Shepard was to the United States.
  • Which best completes the analogy? (11.05)
  • John Glenn
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Buzz Aldrin
  • Yuri Gagarin

80
  • 93. What is the most likely reason Richard Nixon
    resigned from presidency? (11.06)
  • To make it clear that he was innocent of
    wrongdoing
  • To escape impeachment for his crimes
  • To enable Gerald Ford to become president
  • To maintain control over the Oval Office tapes

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  • 94. We had so little oil left that we just had
    to cut back the thermostats, commented a
    hospital worker, describing the winter of
    1973-74. In storage rooms and areas with no
    patients, it got a slow as 40 degrees. Which of
    these is this person most likely recalling?
    (12.03)
  • The energy crisis
  • Trickle-down economics
  • The Great Depression
  • The end of the Cold War

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  • 95. Which best describes the effect of Cold War
    military spending in the Soviet economy by the
    late 1980s? (12.01)
  • Military spending strengthened the Soviet economy
  • Military spending bankrupted the Soviet economy
  • Military spending led to a low rate of
    unemployment
  • Military spending led to an excess of consumer
    spending

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  • 96. Which was not one characteristic of the Regan
    years, 1980-1988? (12.04)
  • Growing federal deficits
  • Tax cuts for major corporations and wealthy
    individuals
  • Deregulation of industries such as commercial
    airlines
  • Widespread economic prosperity

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97. Which does not describe a guarantee made
under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
(12.02) A. all disabled people are guaranteed
employment B. All government building must
provide access for the physically disabled C. All
elevators and ATMs must provide Braille for blind
passengers and customers D. Discriminations
against disabled job applicants is illegal
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  • 99. Which best describes the nationality of the
    terrorists who attacked the U.S. on September
    11,2001? (12.06)
  • Afghani
  • Saudi
  • Iraqi
  • Israeli

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  • 100. Which best describes the purpose of the No
    Child Left Behind Law? (12.05)
  • To provide nations health insurance for all
    children under age fifteen
  • To make sure all students are prepared to pass to
    the next grade level
  • To fully fund preschool education programs
  • To require more standardized testing at earlier
    grade levels

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