Practice Test #33

Practice Test#33 - Use the practice questions below to gauge your knowledge of the chapter(The answers are at the bottom of the page All questions

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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 33: Boom or Bust 1. Warren G. Harding’s weaknesses as president included all the following except a(n) a) lack of political experience. b) mediocre mind. c) inability to detect moral weaknesses in his associates. d) unwillingness to hurt people’s feelings by saying no. 2) Match each member of President Harding’s cabinet below with his major area of responsibility. A. Charles Evans Hughes 1. taxes and tariffs B. Andrew Mellon 2. naval oil reserves C. Herbert Hoover 3. naval arms limitation D. Albert Fall 4. foreign trade and trade associations a) A-1, B-3,C-2,D-4 b) A-3,B-1,C-4,D-2 c) A-2,B-4,C-3,D-1 d) A-4,B-2,C-1,D-3 3) Which of the following individuals was considered one of the “worst minds” of President Harding’s cabinet? a) Herbert Hoover b) Albert Fall c) Andrew Mellon d) Charles Evans Hughes 4) Republican economic policies under Warren G. Harding a) Sought to continue the same laissez-faire doctrine as had been the practice under William McKinley. b) Hoped to encourage the government to guide business along the path to profits. c) Worked to get standpatters out of administration bureaus. d) Aimed at supporting increased competition in business. 5) During the 1920s, the Supreme Court a) Often ruled against progressive legislation. b) Rigorously upheld the antitrust laws. c) Generally promoted government regulation of the economy. d) Staunchly defended the rights of organized labor. 6) __________ was adversely affected by the demobilization policies adopted by the federal government at the end of World War I. a) The cement industry b) The railroad industry c) The American Legion d) Organized labor 7) During World War I, thousands of blacks moved north because a) Northern cities had finally started to desegregate. b) Southerners finally allowed them to leave. c) The best-paying jobs were located in the industrialized North. d) They would be better protected by northern anti-lynching laws 8) The Supreme Court cases of Muller and Adkins centered on a) Racial differences. b) Affirmative action. c) “right to work” laws from several states. d) The question of whether women merited special legal and social treatment. 1
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9) The non-business group that realized the most significant, lasting gains from World War I was a) Labor. b) Blacks. c) The Ku Klux Klan. d) Needy veterans. 10) Despite Warren G. Harding’s policy of isolationism, the United States became involved in the Middle East to a) Protect the Jews. b) Prevent the League of Nations from establishing a protectorate in the region. c) Stop the Soviet Union from dominating the area.
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