Practice Test #31

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Use the practice questions below to gauge your knowledge of the chapter. (The answers are at the bottom of the page.) All questions courtesy of Houghton Mifflin's The American Pageant Quiz book; Tenth Edition 1994 PRACTICE TEST CHAPTER 31: The War to End War 1917–1918 1. President Wilson broke diplomatic relations with Germany when a. the Zimmermann note was intercepted and made public b. Germany announced that it would wage unrestricted submarine warfare in the Atlantic c. News was received that a revolutionary movement had overthrown the czarist regime in Russia d. Germany rejected Wilson’s Fourteen Points for peace 2. The Zimmermann note involved a proposed secret agreement between a. Britain and France b. Russia and Germany c. Germany and Mexico d. Mexico and France 3. The United States declared war on Germany a. in response to demands by American munitions makers b. as a result of treaty obligations c. because Wall Street bankers demanded it d. after German U-boats sank unarmed American merchant vessels 4. President Woodrow Wilson persuaded the American people to enter World War I by a. appealing to the American tradition of intervention in Europe b. convincing of the public of the need to make the world a safe from the German submarine c. pledging to make the war “a war that ends all wars” and to make the world safe for democracy d. promising territorial gains 5. President Wilson viewed America’s entry into World War I as an opportunity for the United States to a. reestablish the balance of power in European diplomacy b. expand America’s territorial holdings c. rebuild its dangerously small military and naval forces d. shape a new international order based on the ideals of democracy 6. Of Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points, the one that he hoped would provide a system of collective security was the a. reduction of armaments b. League of Nations c. Abolition of secret treaties d. Guarantee of freedom of the seas 7. The major problem for George Creel and his Committee on Public Information was that a. he oversold Wilson’s ideals and led the world to expect too much b. he relied too much on formal laws to gain compliance c. the entertainment industry was not willing to go along with the propaganda campaign d. US allies refused to cooperate 8. When the United States entered World War I, it was a. well prepared thanks to the foresight of Woodrow Wilson b. well prepared military but not industrially c. not ready for its leap into global war d. well prepared industrially but not militarily 9. During World War I, civil liberties in America were a. protected by the Espionage Act b. limited but no one was actually imprisoned for his or her conviction c. extended to everyone in this country, because the war was fought for democracy d. denied to many, especially those suspected of disloyalty 1
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10. Two constitutional amendments adopted in part because of wartime influences were the Eighteenth which dealt with ________, and the Nineteenth whose subject was_______. a. prohibition: an income tax
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