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Title: 1.Slavery was abolished in the US by the

1.Slavery was abolished in the US by the
  • A. Gettysburg Address
  • B. 14th Amendment
  • C. Emancipation Proclamation
  • D. 13th Amendment

2.Which proclaimed the colonies total separation
from England listed reasons for their rebellion?
  • A. The Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • B. The Declaration of Independence
  • C. The Bill of Rights
  • D. Articles of Confederation

3. The division of political power between
national, state, local governments is
  • A. socialism
  • B. federalism
  • C. popular sovereignty
  • D. judicial review

4. All EXCEPT whom would be considered patriots?
  • A. William Pitt
  • B. Samuel Adams
  • C. Paul Revere
  • D. Thomas Paine

5.When America gained her independence, she also
expanded her boundaries to include
  • A. lands west of the Appalachians to the
    Mississippi River
  • B. parts of northeastern Canada
  • C. Florida
  • D. the Louisiana Territory

6.Which best illustrates the idea of Manifest
Destiny? America
  • A. was destined to become an imperialist power
  • B. would become the protector of the Western
  • C. was destined by God to expand from sea to sea
  • D. was destined to become a world power

7. The US boundaries were established after the
Revolution by
  • A. the Treaty of Paris 1763
  • B. the Treaty of Versailles 1815
  • C. the Treaty of Paris 1783
  • D. the Treaty of Paris 1812

8. The Trail of Tears is synonymous with the
  • A. removal of Cherokee Indians from the
    southeastern US
  • B. mapping of the Great American Desert
  • C. plight of runaway slaves
  • D. attempts of Indians to reclaim their land

9. Which was NOT a factor in the US claiming
western land
  • A. Mormons seeking religious freedom
  • B. reports of missionaries of rich fertile land
    in Oregon
  • C. the discovery of gold in California
  • D. Mexicos desire to sell Texas

10. A key point of the Monroe Doctrine stated
  • A. the US would aid any Latin American nation in
    rebelling against its European monarch
  • B. the US supported French involvement in Spains
  • C. the US opposed further colonization in the
    Western Hemisphere
  • D. none of the above

11.Who was President during the American
  • A. Thomas Jefferson
  • B. Benjamin Franklin
  • C. George Washington
  • D. None of the above

12.Who was President when the US bought Louisiana?
  • A. George Washington
  • B. John Adams
  • C. Andrew Jackson
  • D. Thomas Jefferson

13.The goal of the Lewis Clark expedition was to
  • A. force Britain to stop attacking US ships
  • B. make contact with French settlers in the West
  • C. establish new power for the Supreme Court
  • D. explore the land of the Louisiana Purchase

14.What river formed the western border of the US
before the Louisiana Purchase
  • A. Mississippi
  • B. Ohio
  • C. Tennessee
  • D. Rio Grande

15.President Jackson used the Indian Removal Act
  • A. clear Indians from the Louisiana Territory
  • B. force Indians to leave their homes in the SE
  • C. encourage Indians to grow cotton
  • D. return Indians to their homes

16.Which was a major factor in attracting
settlers to Oregon?
  • A. factory jobs
  • B. land
  • C. prosperous cities
  • D. mild weather

17. What attracted thousands to California in the
1840s 1850s?
  • A. timber
  • B. farm land
  • C. gold
  • D. oil

18.In which did John Marshall state that only the
national government controlled interstate
  • A. Gibbons v. Ogden
  • B. Tyler v. Lewis
  • C. Worcester v. Georgia
  • D. Marbury v. Madison

19. Rousseaus concept of the ideal government
was centered around
  • A. the general will of the people
  • B. strengthened monarchs
  • C. theocracy
  • D. a strong army

20. What was the Red Scare?
  • A. A period in the US when Americans were
    overly suspicious of Native Americans
  • B. The period right after WWI when America
    feared communism would spread to the US
  • C. An epidemic of measles in the early 20th
    Century that threatened American children
  • D. A trend in America characterized by

21. Why was the Ku Klux Klan revived after WWI?
  • A. People felt threatened by changes in American
  • B. Klan members resented the few advances made by
  • C. Many Americans feared job competition from
    foreigners thought the values America was
    founded on were threatened
  • D. All of the above

22. Which battle was a turning point in WWII in
the Pacific?
  • A. Leyete Gulf
  • B. Iwo Jima
  • C. Coral Sea
  • D. Midway

23. Which battle was a turning point in the
Revolutionary War?
  • A. Saratoga
  • B. Bunker Hill
  • C. Trenton
  • D. None of the above

24. The US purchased the Louisiana Territory from
  • A. Spain
  • B. England
  • C. France
  • D. Germany

25. White southern Republicans were often
considered to be traitors were called
  • A. carpetbaggers
  • B. scalawags
  • C. yankees
  • D. turncoats

26. The Populist Party was concerned about
problems for
  • A. farmers
  • B. railroad owners
  • C. factory workers
  • D. native Americans

27. Journalists writers who exposed corruption
social problems were called
  • A. wobblies
  • B. muckrakers
  • C. mugwumps
  • D. yellow journalists

28. After the Spanish American war, the US gained
all these territories except?
  • A. Hawaii
  • B. Puerto Rico
  • C. the Philippines
  • D. Cuba

29. The results of WWI led to the quest for
revenge by
  • A. Germany
  • B. France
  • C. Italy
  • D. Russia

30. Great Britain entered the WWII when Germany
invaded which country?
  • A. Poland
  • B. Belgium
  • C. France
  • D. Czechoslovakia

31. Which is the Spanish name for conqueror?
  • A. Conquistador
  • B. Courear de bois
  • C. Jesuit
  • D. Presidio

32. Which Constitutional Amendment provides the
basis for citizenship?
  • A. 12th
  • B. 14th
  • C. 16th
  • D. 18th

33. The German plan to systematically kill
millions of European Jews is the
  • A. Blitzkrieg
  • B. Sietzkreig
  • C. the Blitz
  • D. Holocaust

34. The major battle known as D-Day occurred when
the Allies invaded
  • A. Monte Casino
  • B. Normandy
  • C. Stalingrad
  • D. North Africa

35. In the Civil War, who carried out his famous
March to the Sea leaving Atlanta in ashes?
  • A. Chamberlain
  • B. Sheridan
  • C. Lee
  • D. Sherman

37. In which year did Alabama become a state?
  • A. 1860
  • B. 1823
  • C. 1819
  • D. 1812

38. WWII began on Sept 1, 1939 when Poland was
invaded by
  • A. Germany
  • B. France
  • C. England
  • D. Italy

39. In the Treaty of Paris (1783)
  • A. Britain gave Florida back to Spain
  • B. divided FL between Spain England
  • C. gave FL to the Iroquois Nation
  • D. had nothing to do with Florida

40. Who campaigned for prison mental hospital
  • A. Sojourner Truth
  • B. Dorothea Dix
  • C. Catharine Beecher
  • D. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

41. Where did the Protestant Revolution begin?
  • A. Russia
  • B. America
  • C. France
  • D. Germany

41. In which country did the Protestant
Reformation attract the fewest followers?
  • A. England
  • B. The New World
  • C. Italy
  • D. Holland

42. Which Amendment gave women the right to vote?
  • A. 15th
  • B. 17th
  • C. 19th
  • D. 21st

43. The main goal of the Missouri Compromise was
  • A. maintain the same number of free slave
  • B. expand onto Native American lands
  • C. expand slavery into the North
  • D. end the War of 1812

44. The Reformation
  • A. weakened civil authority
  • B. prevented the growth of religious tolerance
  • C. encouraged questioning education
  • D. prevented Catholism from spreading outside of

45. Who wrote Common Sense?
  • A. George Washington
  • B. Thomas Paine
  • C. Patrick Henry
  • D. Thomas Jefferson

46. In his farewell address Washington
  • A. praised the 2 party system
  • B. warned against the dangers of permanent
    foreign alliances
  • C. endorsed Adams as his successor
  • D. announced the purchase of Louisiana from

47. The purpose of the Federalist Papers was to
  • A. explain to the world why the colonies were
    breaking away from England
  • B. persuade New York to ratify the Constitution
  • C. insult King George
  • D. establish the Federalist Party

48. When Jefferson wrote We hold these truths
to be self-evident that all men are created
equal he borrowed the idea from
  • A. Montesquieu
  • B. Rousseau
  • C. Locke
  • D. Franklin

49. The First Continental Congress was called to
  • A. discuss colonial reaction to the Intolerable
    Quebec Acts
  • B. declare independence from Britain
  • C. write a constitution for the colonies
  • D. solve the problem of regulating trade between
    the colonies

50.The ministers of the Great Awakening focused
less on the love of God more on
  • A. the love of Christ for those who attended the
  • B. an unforgiving God
  • C. hopeless conditions of sinners
  • D. the sinful state of humanity everyones
    chance to be saved

51. The Morrill Act of 1862 provided for the
  • A. sale of public land for homesteading
  • B. grant of public lands to states for land-grant
  • C. building of the transcontinental railroad
  • D. government regulation of the railroads

52. The Kansas-Nebraska Act proved which was not
  • A. the immediate abolition of slavery
  • B. the 36-30 line of the Missouri Compromise
  • C. the doctrine of popular sovereignty
  • D. the three fifths Compromise

53. John Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal
at Harpers Ferry in an attempt to
  • A. protest the Dred Scott decision
  • B. start a slave revolt
  • C. overthrow their anti-slavery government
  • D. gain support for the pro-slavery movement in

54. Why was the capture of Vicksburg vital to the
  • A. it would open up the Eastern front
  • B. it was key to controlling the Ohio River
  • C. it was key to controlling the Mississippi
    River area
  • D. it gave the Union control of a major rail

55. Laws intended to segregate blacks whites
were known as
  • A. Jim Crow laws
  • B. Immigration laws
  • C. Exclusion laws
  • D. Dred Scott laws

56. The first state to secede from the Union was
  • A. Alabama
  • B. South Carolina
  • C. Virginia
  • D. Mississippi

57. Who established controlled the Standard Oil
Company 90 of the oil refining business in the
  • A. Andrew Carnegie
  • B. John D. Rockefeller
  • C. George Pullman
  • D. J.P. Morgan

58. Which of the following was NOT a muckraker?
  • A. Ida Tarbell
  • B. Upton Sinclair
  • C. Brett Harte
  • D. Jacob Riis

59. Who was the educational reformer who urged
free public schools, better pay for teachers, a
longer school year?
  • A. John Dewey
  • B. Horace Mann
  • C. W.E.B. DuBois
  • D. William Howard Taft

60. Urbanization means the growth of
  • A. industries
  • B. governments
  • C. cities
  • D. immigration

61. A market in which one company has complete
control over an industrys production, quality,
wages paid, prices charged is called a/an
  • A. monopoly
  • B. merger
  • C. trust
  • D. holding company

62. A critical term used to describe
industrialists such as Carnegie Rockefeller was
  • A. imperialist
  • B. scalawag
  • C. robber baron
  • D. industrial monger

63. The 19th Amendment allowed for
  • A. suffrage for women
  • B. federal income tax
  • C. prohibition of liquor
  • D. direct election of senators

64. Booker T. Washington is known for supporting
the idea of
  • A. maintaining things as they were
  • B. rapid movement toward integration
  • C. gradual movement toward integration
  • D. separating the races but equality of service

65. In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the
Supreme Court ruled that
  • A. lynching was a federal crime
  • B. voting rights could not be tied to any form of
  • C. school segregation was unconstitutional
  • D. racial segregation in public accommodations
    was legal

66. All of the following led to the US entering
WWI except which?
  • A. the sinking of the Lusitania
  • B. Germanys use of unrestricted submarine
  • C. the Zimmerman Note
  • D. the desire for colonies

67. Which was NOT a cause of the Spanish-American
  • A. the building of the Panama Canal
  • B. Cubas desire for independence from Spain
  • C. yellow journalism
  • D. the sinking of the Maine

68. Which was the US policy that encouraged equal
trade opportunity with China Africa?
  • A. Open Door Policy
  • B. Monroe Doctrine
  • C. New Deal
  • D. Treaty of Paris, 1898

69. Which would be considered the long term
causes of WWI?
  • A. the US wanted an empire
  • B. France wanted control of all Europe
  • C. socialism, communism, dictatorship
  • D. imperialism, nationalism, militarism

70. Why were consumers able to buy an array of
home appliances being produced in the 1920s?
  • A. new products were cheap plentiful
  • B. the installment plan was developed
  • C. wages for factory workers decreased
  • D. few people actually purchased these products

71.Which was an African American literary
artistic movement centered in NYC?
  • A. the Great Society
  • B. the Jazz Age
  • C. the Harlem Renaissance
  • D. the Cultural Revolution

72. Which amendment prohibited the sale,
manufacturing, transportation of alcoholic
  • A. 17th amendment
  • B. 18th amendment
  • C. 19th amendment
  • D. 20th amendment

73. There was a decline in farm income in Alabama
in the 1920s due to which?
  • A. a surplus of produce grain
  • B. the loss of cotton crops destroyed by the boll
  • C. the loss of white labor due to Northern
  • D. an increase in trade with Europe

74. Who fought for the legal rights of women to
obtain birth control founded the 1st birth
control organization?
  • A. Margaret Sanger
  • B. Helen Willis
  • C. Zelda Fitzgerald
  • D. Bessie Smith

75. The German plan to win WWI was the Von
Schlieffen plan where Germany would sweep into
France through which neutral country?
  • A. Poland
  • B. Belgium
  • C. the Netherlands
  • D. Switzerland

76. All the following EXCEPT which were perfected
for use in WWI?
  • A. poison gas
  • B. submarine
  • C. rifle
  • D. land mines

77. The period from 1914 to 1916 when neither
side in WWI could seem to win was called
  • A. Great Standoff
  • B. Great Stalemate
  • C. Siege of Stalingrad
  • D. none of the above

78. The only major country who refused to sign
the Treaty of Versailles was
  • A. Germany
  • B. France
  • C. US
  • D. England

79. A major result of the Treaty of Versailles
was that it
  • A. reflected peace without victory
  • B. humiliated Germany which led to WWII
  • C. implemented Wilsons 14 points
  • D. made Russia take responsibility for the war

80. WWII began on Sept 1, 1939 when Hitlers
forces invaded
  • A. Belgium
  • B. Poland
  • C. Czechoslovakia
  • D. the Netherlands

81. During the Civil War, Winston County, AL
the western counties of Virginia had which in
  • A. both were sites of slave rebellions
  • B. they withdrew from their home states when the
    states left the Union
  • C. they were pro secession
  • D. they were centers of CSA industry

82.At the 1939 Munich Conference, the British
French appeased Hitler by allowing him to keep
part of
  • A. Poland
  • B. Czechoslovakia
  • C. Belgium
  • D. the Netherlands

83. Which Alabamian is the Father of the Blues?
  • A. Lister Hill
  • B. Hugo Black
  • C. David Bibb Graves
  • D. W.C. Handy

84. Which city is the center of Alabamas steel
  • A. Mobile
  • B. Birmingham
  • C. Huntsville
  • D. Montgomery

85. Where is Alabamas space industry located?
  • A. Birmingham
  • B. Mobile
  • C. Huntsville
  • D. Tuscaloosa

86. Along with Montgomery St. Stephens, these
cities have served as Alabama capitals.
  • A. Birmingham, Mobile, Auburn
  • B. Tuscaloosa, Cahaba, Huntsville
  • C. Andalusia, Dothan, Burnt Corn
  • D. Monroeville, Selma, Huntsville

87. The 4 main tribes who once lived in Alabama
  • A. Seminole, Choctaw, Creek, Apache
  • B. Navaho, Chickasaw, Iroquois, Creek
  • C. Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee
  • D. Cheyenne, Comanche, Crow, Coos

88. Which tribe, once living in Alabama, had the
largest population?
  • A. Creek
  • B. Chickasaw
  • C. Choctaw
  • D. Cherokee

89. What does the word ALABAMA mean?
  • A. old town
  • B. thicket clearers
  • C. big creek
  • D. rumbling water

90. The 3 main ingredients of steel include coal
(carbon), iron what?
  • A. water
  • B. limestone
  • C. copper
  • D. zinc

91.Which best demonstrates the lack of free trade
imposed on the American colonies?
  • A. Navigation Acts
  • B. Proclamation of 1763
  • C. Declaratory Act
  • D. Quartering Act

92. All the following EXCEPT whom authored The
Federalist Papers?
  • A. James Madison
  • B. John Jay
  • C. Patrick Henry
  • D. Alexander Hamilton

93. When Jefferson wrote All men are created
equal, he meant all men should
  • A. have the same amount of money
  • B. be equal socially
  • C. have the right to a public education
  • D. have the same rights under the law

94.John Marshall expanded the power of the
Supreme Court establishing the practice of
judicial review in which case?
  • A. Gibbons v. Ogden
  • B. McCullogh v. Maryland
  • C. Marbury v. Madison
  • D. Dartmouth v. Woodward

95. The Great Compromise at the Constitutional
Convention worked out an acceptable plan for
  • A. regulating commerce
  • B. levying taxes
  • C. determining congressional representation
  • D. electing a president

96. When the 1st 2nd Continental Congress met
  • A. all delegates wanted to declare independence
  • B. all wanted to keep peace with Britain
  • C. they unanimously elected Washington as
  • D. they were divided on the issues of
    independence keeping the peace

97. As a result of the 2nd Great Awakening,
members of some churches divided into
  • A. believers non-believers
  • B. male female congregations
  • C. traditionalists evangelicals
  • D. Christians non-Christians

98. The 2nd Great Awakening especially appealed
  • A. frontiersmen
  • B. slaves
  • C. women, minorities, the poor
  • D. indentured servants

99. Which document is the supreme law of the US?
  • A. the Constitution
  • B. the Emancipation Proclamation
  • C. the Declaration of Independence
  • D. the Bill of Rights

100. The 14th Amendment provided for
  • A. former slaves to become citizens
  • B. the right to a trial by jury
  • C. the repeal of federal income tax
  • D. prohibition

101. The 1st 10 amendments to the Constitution
are known as the
  • A. Emancipation Proclamation
  • B. Declaration of the Rights of Man
  • C. Monroe Doctrine
  • D. Bill of Rights

102.Which is true of the social contract theory?
  • A. Govt power cant be limited by the people
  • B. the people have no say in govt decisions
  • C. the state is created by people willing to give
    up some power
  • D. the rights of the people should be denied by
    the govt

103. To adequately protect the rights of the
people, the framers of the Constitution included
which idea?
  • A. the Reserve Clause
  • B. Separation of Powers
  • C. the Judicial Branch
  • D. the Elastic Clause

104.Which had the least effect on the settlement
of the Midwest?
  • A. invention of steel plow
  • B. transcontinental railroad
  • C. invention of barbed wire
  • D. invention of electric motor

105. Which was a problem for Alabama farmers in
the late 19th-early 20th centuries?
  • A. lack of money
  • B. lack of education
  • C. the one crop system
  • D. all of the above

106.Which would not be associated with W.E.B.
  • A. NAACP
  • B. call for immediate voting rights for blacks
  • C. Atlanta Compromise
  • D. vigorous protests against Jim Crow Laws

107. Which school was headed by Booker T.
  • A. Mount Holyoke
  • B. Tuskegee Institute
  • C. Georgia Institute of Technology
  • D. Auburn

108.Booker T. Washington urged blacks to follow a
policy sometimes called accommodation, also called
  • A. Niagara Movement
  • B. Atlanta Compromise
  • C. Seneca Falls Resolution
  • D. Declaration of the Rights of Man

109.Upton Sinclairs book The Jungle influenced
  • A. T. Roosevelt to urge Congress to pass the Pure
    Food Drug Act
  • B. many states to pass minimum wage laws
  • C. states to pass factory safety laws new
  • D. Wilson to get the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act

110. Which term describes Americans who remained
on the Britishs side during the Revolution?
  • A. Patriots
  • B. Scalawags
  • C. Redcoats
  • D. Loyalists

111. A band played The World Turned Upside Down
when the British surrendered after this final
Battle of the Revolution
  • A. Trenton
  • B. Saratoga
  • C. Yorktown
  • D. New York

112. One of the 2 main causes of the War of 1812
was that the
  • A. British urged Native Americans to resist
    expansion of the US
  • B. French attacking American ships
  • C. Americans wanted Britain to leave the
    Louisiana Territory
  • D. British were urging slaves to revolt

113. Andrew Jackson became a national hero after
his victory
  • thA. in the election of 1816
  • B. at the Battle of New Orleans
  • C. at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend
  • D. in the signing of e Treaty of Ghent

114. 1 of the major components of Henry Clays
American System was
  • A. removal of Indians to the west
  • B. lower tariffs on imported goods
  • C. ending the charter for the national bank
  • D. spending federal funds on internal improvements

115. Which of the following was NOT included in
the Land Ordinance of 1785?
  • A. NW territories had to be surveyed divided
    into townships
  • B. a governor would be appointed for each
  • C. townships were divided into sections
  • D. 1 section in each township was set aside for

116.Which helped bring about an end to the Era
of Good Feelings?
  • A. over-speculation of American lands
  • B. availability of easy credit
  • C. renewed divisions within the political parties
  • D. all of the above

117. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787
  • A. added Louisiana Territory to the US
  • B. established the process for Western
    territories to become states
  • C. allowed Native Americans to live in Ohio
  • D. all of the above

118. The Missouri Compromise settled the question
of whether
  • A. Slavery should be allowed in future states
  • B. slavery should be declared unconstitutional
  • C. the territories should pay taxes
  • D. the territories should be represented in

119. The increase in the US population during the
period before 1830 was a result of
  • A. immigration from Europe
  • B. immigration from Asia
  • C. an increase in the African slave trade
  • D. an increase in the birth rate

120. Which author made major contributions to
American literature culture before the Civil
  • A. Walt Whitman
  • B. Upton Sinclair
  • C. Tennessee Williams
  • D. Truman Capote

121. Which is true of the Battle of New Orleans
in the War of 1812?
  • A. It was fought after the war was over
  • B. It was the turning point of the war
  • C. It led to the US acquiring the port of New
  • D. It was a major defeat for the US

122. Middle-class Americans who pioneered public
education reforms
  • A. wanted girls to get the same education as boys
  • B. wanted schools to teach character morals
  • C. promoted traditional religious beliefs
  • D. focused on vocational education

123. Which was the leading transcendentalist who
started an American Renaissance in literature
  • A. Daniel Webster
  • B. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • C. Edgar Allen Poe
  • D. Washington Irving

124. Francis Scott Key composed the Star
Spangled Banner while watching the bombardment
of what port?
  • A. Ft Sumter
  • B. Ft. Morgan
  • C. Ft. McHenry
  • D. Ft. Ticonderoga

125. Which decision established the power of
Judicial Review?
  • A. Gibbons v. Ogden
  • B. Marbury v. Madison
  • C. McCullogh v. Maryland
  • D. Gideon v. Wainwright

126. The difference between the League of Nations
the United Nations was
  • A. the Senate ratified both, but only funded the
  • B. the Senate ratified both, but only funded the
  • C. the Senate only ratified the UN
  • D. none of the above

127. Which WWII leader was not present at the
Yalta Conference where plans for post-war Europe
were made?
  • A. Franklin Roosevelt
  • B. Joseph Stalin
  • C. Winston Churchill
  • D. Benito Mussolini

128. Which caused the nativism in the US after
  • A. decreased immigration
  • B. the Red Scare labor unrest
  • C. the rise of organized crime
  • D. the rise of economic prosperity in Europe

129. When the US joined WWI, it
  • A. refused to loan money to the Allies
  • B. sent a huge army to Europe right away
  • C. had already started a draft as war
  • D. needed to begin a draft to build a large army

130.The overall goal of Wilsons Fourteen Points
was to
  • A. create lasting peace
  • B. promote imperialism
  • C. force Germany to pay war damages
  • D. preserve Europes system of alliances

131. The main criticism of the League of Nations
in the Senate was it would
  • A. not be located in the US
  • B. be too expensive
  • C. draw the US into another war
  • D. accept too many nations as members

132. Japanese Americans were sent to internment
camps in WWII
  • A. to protect them after the Japanese attack on
    Pearl Harbor
  • B. because many refused to take an oath of
  • C. because they refused to serve in the military
  • D. because many thought they may act as spies

133. In an attempt to end WWII, the US decided to
drop atomic bombs on
  • A. Berlin Munich
  • B. Hiroshima Nagasaki
  • C. Dresden Sarajevo
  • D. Stalingrad Casablanca

134. The US financed WWII by all except which?
  • A. foreign loans from England France
  • B. selling war bonds
  • C. borrowing from banks private investors
  • D. increasing taxes

135. When men left their jobs to fight in WWII
who took their place?
  • A. Chinese immigrants
  • B. Black men
  • C. women
  • D. older men who were too old to fight

136. When forced to leave the Philippines during
WWII, who promised I shall return?
  • A. MacArthur
  • B. Patton
  • C. Eisenhower
  • D. Nimitz

137. At what conference did England France
appease Hitler declare peace in our time?
  • A. Yalta
  • B. Munich
  • C. Casablanca
  • D. Stalingrad

138.1 reason the US distrusted Japan before Pearl
Harbor was they had
  • A. Refused to accept the Open Door Policy
  • B. attacked British forces in the Philippines
  • C. developed an atomic bomb
  • D. engaged a policy of expansion in Asia the

139.The main objective of the Allies in WWI was to
  • a. Stop German aggression
  • b. Strip Germany of her colonies
  • c. Take the Rhineland for France
  • d. None of the above

140. During the 1st 2 years of WWI (1914-16)
  • A. Germany was unable to force France to
  • B. the Germans were driven out of Belgium
  • C. neither side could seem to win
  • D. the Germans fought only on the Eastern Front

141. Of all the weapons Germany used in WWI, the
Allies feared which the most?
  • A. the submarine
  • B. land mines
  • C. poison gas
  • D. depth charges

142. At the end of WWI, the US economy was
characterized by which?
  • A. high interest rates
  • B. a deep recession
  • C. a stock market crash
  • D. high unemployment

143. The Red Scare is a term which denotes fear
  • A. Red China
  • B. Maos Red Army
  • C. emerging East Bloc Countries
  • D. Communism

144. Which groups did NOT share in the overall
prosperity of the 1920s?
  • A. farmers
  • B. women
  • C. business leaders
  • D. writers

145. Nicola Sacco Bartolomeo Vanzetti were
charged with convicted of
  • A. treason
  • B. anarchy
  • C. receiving bribes
  • D. robbery murder

146. The 1st practical peacetime use of airplanes
was for
  • A. crop dusting
  • B. carrying mail
  • C. carrying passengers
  • D. weather forecasting

147. It was difficult to enforce Prohibition laws
for all these reasons EXCEPT which?
  • A. many were determined to break the law
  • B. not enough money to pay for enforcement
  • C. many police took bribes
  • D. prohibition banned only alcohol made in the US

148. What ended World War I?
  • A. Treaty of Versailles
  • B. Treaty of Paris
  • C. Treaty of Ghent
  • D. Treaty of Dresden

149. The Great Migration of 1910-20 refers to the
movement of
  • A. European immigrants to America
  • B. people from the country to cities
  • C. African Americans from the US to Africa
  • D. African Americans from the South to the North

150.What impact did industrialization have on
  • A. Kids became part of the labor force working
    long hours at dangerous jobs
  • B. Kids were not affected spent their time in
  • C. Kids were protected by child labor laws
    didnt work until 16
  • D. Kids only worked on farms, not factories

151.Which was the author of popular rags to
riches stories that reinforced hard work?
  • A. Andrew Carnegie
  • B. Herbert Spencer
  • C. Charles Darwin
  • D. Horatio Alger

152. Social Darwinism promoted the idea that
  • A. society would benefit from elimination of the
    weak survival of the strong
  • B. govt should take an active role in shaping
    the economy
  • C. all competition should be eliminated
  • D. it is the responsibility of the govt to aid

153. Muckrakers were
  • A. workers in the textile industry
  • B. writers who exposed the evils of society
  • C. jailed because they were critical of the
  • D. writers who wrote about the Old West

154. With which cause(s) were women closely
associated during the Progressive Era?
  • A. womens rights
  • B. Temperance (anti-liquor)
  • C. Child labor laws
  • D. all of the above

155. Many blacks poor white Alabama citizens
lost the right to vote under the Constitution of
1901 because of which?
  • A. poll tax
  • B. grandfather clause
  • C. property requirements
  • D. all of these

156.Which was NOT an effect of the Crusades?
  • A. increased trade
  • B. increased exploration
  • C. increased isolationism
  • D. inflation

157. Which was the site of the 1st representative
govt in the New World?
  • A. Jamestown
  • B. St. Augustine
  • C. Quebec
  • D. New Orleans

158. The series of religious revivals that spread
throughout colonial America during the early 18th
Century was which?
  • A. the American Renaissance
  • B. the Great Awakening
  • C. the Social Gospel Movement
  • D. the Four Square Gospel

159. The framers of the Constitution provided
that in a fight between state natl laws
  • A. federal law wins
  • B. the Supreme Court decides the case
  • C. state law wins
  • D. a joint committee of Congress decides

160. Voting rights are guaranteed by which
  • A. 15th
  • B. 16th
  • C. 17th
  • D. 21st

161. Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau would most likely
agree that
  • A. force was the major factor in the development
    of govt
  • B. all govt should be abolished
  • C. all states should be ruled by divine right
  • D. the state exists to serve the will of the

162. The Constitution gives Congress the power to
make laws necessary to carry out its duties
responsibilities. This is called
  • A. supremacy clause
  • B. elastic clause
  • C. 10th Amendment
  • D. establishment clause

163. When Texas became independent, many hoped to
add it to the US. Which was NOT an issue
regarding its annexation?
  • A. fear of war with Mexico
  • B. abolitionist opposed the spread of slavery
  • C. Manifest Destiny
  • D. additional markets for cotton

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164. Which best demonstrates US population trends
from 1780 to 1830?
  • A. grew older got smaller
  • B. high birthrates caused pop. explosion
  • C. Native Americans increased rapidly
  • D. Mass European immigration caused overpopulation

165. Which was NOT an impact of the Columbian
Exchange its impact on native societies?
  • A. millions died from diseases
  • B. they grew rich from trade
  • C. new foods were introduced to Europe
  • D. they were forcibly baptized

166. Why was Saratoga a turning point in the
Revolutionary war?
  • A. Washington became the commander of the army
  • B. the French decided to openly aid the colonies
  • C. it was the last battle of the war
  • D. Jefferson surrendered his troops

167. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Washington Irving,
Emily Dickinson contributed to which?
  • A. political thought
  • B. abolitionist movement
  • C. literature
  • D. the Revolutionary War

168. Which was a turning point in the Civil War?
  • A. Bull Run
  • B. Gettysburg
  • C. Antietam
  • D. Savannah

169. Which best expresses the message of
Lincolns Gettysburg Address?
  • A. he freed all slaves
  • B.to announce his resignation
  • C. to announce the terms of surrender for the
  • D. to say the Union must be preserved

170. Before the Civil War, most runaway slaves
headed where?
  • A. Mexico
  • B. Virginia
  • C. Canada
  • D. London

171. TVA, CCC, the AAA should be identified
with which?
  • A. Era of Good Feelings
  • B. Monroe Doctrine
  • C. New Frontier
  • D. New Deal

172. Who would be most correctly associated with
the assembly line?
  • A. Ben Franklin
  • B. Andrew Jackson
  • C. Henry Ford
  • D. Alexander Graham Bell

173. Chief Sitting Bull his warriors were
defeated at the Battle of
  • A. Wounded Knee
  • B. Tippecanoe
  • C. Sand Creek
  • D. Horseshoe Bend

174. Which Alabama native was named to the US
Supreme Court by Franklin Roosevelt?
  • A. George Wallace
  • B. Bibb Graves
  • C. Hugo Black
  • D. Jeff Davis

175. Which Alabamian won 3 Gold Medals at the
1936 Olympics, causing Hitler to leave in disgust?
  • A. Joe Louis
  • B. Jesse Owens
  • C. Hank Williams
  • D. Arthur Gaston

176. Which company built the 1st railroad in
  • A. B O
  • B. Montgomery Railroad Company
  • C. Tuscumbia Railroad Company
  • D. Selma Railroad Company

177. During WWII, which state led the nation in
per capita purchasing of war bonds?
  • A. Florida
  • B. California
  • C. Georgia
  • D. Alabama

178. Which battle in the War of 1812, led by Andy
Jackson, ended all chances the Creeks (Red
Sticks) had to stop white settlers?
  • A. Battle of Saw Mill Creek
  • B. Battle of Girard
  • C. Battle of Horseshoe Bend
  • D. Battle of the Bulge

179. Which Alabama native worked on finding the
causes of cure for yellow fever?
  • A. Lister Hill
  • B. William Gorgas
  • C. Jesse Owens
  • D. W. C. Handy

180. Problems on what major project led to the
cure for yellow fever?
  • A. Panama Canal
  • B. WWI
  • C. Aswan Dam
  • D. TVA

181. What was Alabamas liquor policy after the
21st amendment repealed the 18th?
  • A. Alcohol was illegal everywhere
  • B. Liquor was legal everywhere
  • C. Each county votes on its own liquor policy
  • D. the State has the right to tax all liquor

182. Franklins cartoon urges the colonies to do
  • A. kill snakes
  • B. work together
  • C. join the military
  • D. join the British

183. Which 3 countries were the Axis Powers in
  • A. US, England, France
  • B. Spain, France, Italy
  • C. Japan, Germany, Spain
  • D. Germany, Italy, Japan

184. The New Deal established the Securities
Exchange Commission (SEC) to
  • A. regulate stop fraud in the stock market
  • B. insure bank deposits
  • C. license new banks
  • D. regulate foreign trade

185. During the Great Depression, who lived in
  • A. rich friends of President Hoover
  • B. the newly homeless
  • C. farmers who lost their farms because of the
    Dust Bowl
  • D. Vacuum cleaner workers

186. What was the Manhattan Project?
  • A. code name for D-Day
  • B. a New Deal program to bring jobs to big cities
  • C. US plan to invade Japan
  • D. US program to develop the atomic bomb

187. Where was the 1st motion picture made?
  • A. Paris
  • B. New York
  • C. Hollywood
  • D. Philadelphia

188. Which US president made the decision to
drop the bomb?
  • A. FDR
  • B. Truman
  • C. Hoover
  • D. Kennedy

189. Abolitionists worked to end what?
  • A. child labor
  • B. poor working conditions
  • C. liquor consumption
  • D. slavery

190. Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Dachau should all
be associated with
  • A. WWI
  • B. WWII
  • C. Vietnam
  • D. Korea

191. Which famous radical abolitionist published
The Liberator?
  • A. William Lloyd Garrison
  • B. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • C. Fredrick Douglas
  • D. Catherine Beecher

192. Which great abolitionist orator published
The North Star?
  • A. William Lloyd Garrison
  • B. Fredrick Douglas
  • C. Harriet Tubman
  • D. John Brown

193. Who was the most famous conductor of the
Underground RR?
  • A. Catherine Beecher
  • B. Harriet Tubman
  • C. Jeff Davis
  • D. Robert E. Lee

194. What was the name of Hitlers secret police?
  • A. Red Guard
  • B. Red Shirts
  • C. MI6
  • D. Gestapo

195. Which Supreme Court Justice strengthened the
Court the most?
  • A. Hugo Black
  • B. John Jay
  • C. John Marshall
  • D. Thurgood Marshall

196. Who was the 1st Chief Justice of the Supreme
  • A. John Marshall
  • B. Thomas Paine
  • C. John Jay
  • D. Jay Leno

197. Which amendments are nicknamed the
African-American amendments?
  • A. 1st 10
  • B. 7, 8, 9
  • C. 13, 14, 15
  • D. 21, 22, 23

198. Which decade should be associated with
Flappers, Jazz, drinking?
  • A. Era of Good Feelings
  • B. Rowdy 40s
  • C. Roaring 20s
  • D. 1960s

199. Which war included the Rough Riders?
  • A. American Revolution
  • B. War of 1812
  • C. Cold War
  • D. Spanish American War

200. What happened on D-Day?
  • A. England ended the Revolutionary War
  • B. WWI ended
  • C. allies invaded France in WWII
  • D. America evacuated Vietnam

201. What did Wm Gorgas discover caused malaria?
  • A. mosquitoes
  • B. rotten meat
  • C. air pollution
  • D. cold weather

202. Which best describes yellow journalism?
  • A. accurate
  • B. exaggerated
  • C. biographical
  • D. statistical

203.Which Alabama city is named for a British
iron town?
  • A. Mobile
  • B. Bessemer
  • C. Fish Eye
  • D. Birmingham

204. What was the shot heard round the world?
  • A. French Revolution
  • B. American Revolution
  • C. bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • D. bombing of Hiroshima

205. The Monroe Doctrine concerns which?
  • A. income taxes
  • B. tariffs
  • C. interstate trade
  • D. foreign affairs

206. Locke, Rousseau, Hobbes are associated
  • A. the Dark Ages
  • B. the Renaissance
  • C. the Enlightenment
  • D. the Sp. Civil War

207. Why was John Hancocks signature on the
Declaration so large ?
  • A. he wanted King George to be able to read it
    without glasses
  • B. he always wrote big
  • C. he needed new glasses
  • D. he had carpal tunnel

208. What was the period of rebuilding the South
immediately following the Civil War?
  • A. renaissance
  • B. the enlightenment
  • C. Great Awakening
  • D. reconstruction

209. During reconstruction, the South was divided
into 5 zones, each ruled by
  • A. governors
  • B. politicians
  • C. generals
  • D. muckrakers

210. What ended reconstruction?
  • A. deconstruction
  • B. Harlem Renaissance
  • C. the Missouri Compromise
  • D. the Compromise of 1877

211. Who was named president under the Compromise
of 1877?
  • A. M.A. Ledbetter
  • B. R.B. Hayes
  • C. U.S. Grant
  • D. R.E. Lee

212. Why did Jackson use the Indian Removal Act?
  • A. oil was discovered on their land
  • B. their land was extremely fertile
  • C. gold was discovered
  • D. he was trying out his presidential power

213. What explorer was the 1st European to see
the Mississippi River?
  • A. Pizarro
  • B. De Soto
  • C. Coronado
  • D. Cortez

214. Seneca Falls is most correctly associated
  • A. Native Americans
  • B. Abolitionists
  • C. Women's Temperance Union
  • D. Women's Rights

215. Who started the Reformation?
  • A. Leonardo Da Vinci
  • B. Martin Luther
  • C. Christopher Columbus
  • D. William Shakespeare

216. Who should most rightfully be considered
Mr. Harlem Renaissance?
  • A. Shakespeare
  • B. W.C. Handy
  • C. Louis Armstrong
  • D. Langston Hughes

217. Which word can be substituted for
  • A. military
  • B. intelligence
  • C. draft
  • D. ululent

218. Which 2 powers were the Populists Party
most concerned about fighting?
  • A. Jeffersonians Whigs
  • B. farmers factory owners
  • C. banks railroads
  • D. Rockefeller Carnegie

219. Who is credited with discovering the
  • A. Magellan
  • B. Balboa
  • C. Cortez
  • D. De Soto

220. Who was the 1st to sail around the tip of
  • A. Magellan
  • B. de Gama
  • C. Henry the Navigator
  • D. Quavon Davis

221. Who was the commander of the American forces
in the American Revolution?
  • A. Nathan Hale
  • B. Sir Walter Scott
  • C. Benedict Arnold
  • D. George Washington
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