Project #3371 - us history

1.

Which of the following created the spark that started World War I?

A) European alliances

B) American imperialism

C) the growth of military power

D) the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

 

2.

The Great Migration refers to

A) the movement of thousands of African Americans north in search of employment

B) the movement of troops across France

C) the movement of troops across the Atlantic as the United States entered the war

D) the movement of thousands of refugees fleeing the destruction of war

 

3.

Among the president's Fourteen Points was a proposal to

A) disarm all major powers

B) form a League of Nations

C) create an alliance with Germany

D) make Great Britain repay its war debts

 

4.

One result of World War I was

A) the creation of new countries

B) an expansion of German colonies

C) a move toward democracy in Russia

D) an alliance between Germany and France

 

5.

Which BEST defines the Harlem Renaissance?

A) a time of great racial tension exemplified by race riots in New York

B) a time of high interest in southern African American culture

C) a concentrated time of African American achievement in literature and music

D) the renovation of turn of the century building in Harlem

 

6.

Why was the National Orgins Act of 1924 passed?

A) to provide a database for immigrants

B) to promote immigration for all parts of the world

C) to create a means of tracking immigrants from Europe

D) to limit immigration from southern and easter Europe

 

7.

Which phrase describes the 1920's?

A) spirited and uncertain

B) prosperous and secure

C) stable and traditional

D) trusting and patrotic

 

8.

Why were the 1920's called the Roaring Twenties?

A) Americans wanted to intervene in European politics

B) Many immigrants entered the United States eager to find jobs

C) Congress passed many pro-immigration bills

D) There was much lifestyle change

 

9.

Before World War II, the war from 1914 to 1918 was called

A) The World War

B) the Franco-Prussian War

C) the War Between the States

D) The Great War

 

10.

All of the following were new techniques of warfare in World War I except

A) machine guns

B) tanks

C) battleships

D) poison gas

 

11.

One result of prohibition was an increase in organized crime.

A) True

B) False

 

12.

The Harlem Renaissance was an attempt to rebuild slum neighborhoods in New York City.

A) True

B) False

 

13.

A major goal of the United States in World War I was to gain control of German colonies in Africa.

A) True

B) False

 

14.

The U.S. Senate never ratified the Treaty of Versailles.

A) True

B) False

 

15.

Match the terms below to the descriptions that follow:

A. Unrestricted Submarine Warfare

B. Sussex Ultimatium

C. Wheatless Wednesdays

D. Committee on Public Information

E. Speakeasy

F. General Intelligence Agency

G. Emergency Quota Act

 

*An attempt by the government to promote voluntary rationing during World War I

*Method of war used by Germany in World War I

*Organization formed to investigate radicals thought to be involved in communism

*Restricted the number of immigrants that could come to American from each country

*Secret bars during prohibition

*Threat by the United States to Germany regarding their naval war time policies

*Organized to distribute propaganda to keep Americans in favor of US involvement in World War I

 

16.

Explain how prohibition relates to the following terms: Bootlegging Organized Crime Chicago Gang Wars 21st Amendment

 

 

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