Practice Test #35

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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 35: FDR and The Shadow of War 1. Franklin Roosevelt refused to support the London Economic Conference because a. its members insisted on rigid adherence to the gold standard. b. any agreement to stabilize national currencies might hurt America’s recovery from depression. c. such an agreement would involve the United States militarily with the League of Nations. d. the delegates refused to work on reviving international trade. 2. In 1933 Franklin Roosevelt extended official diplomatic recognition to the Soviet Union for all of the following reasons except a. that Roosevelt was not bound by the conservatism of the Republicans. b. to strengthen the Soviets against the Japanese. c. to encourage the Soviet leadership to ease its dictatorship. d. to lead to a profitable trade between the two countries. 3. In promising to grant the Philippines independence, the Unites States was motivated by a. treaty obligations. b. doubts about the islands’ potential profitability. c. the view that the islands were militarily indefensible. d. the realization that the islands were economic liabilities. 4. Franklin Roosevelt embarked on the Good Neighbor policy in part because a. he was eager to enlist Latin American allies to defend the Western Hemisphere against European and Asian dictators. b. Congress had repealed the Monroe Doctrine. c. he feared the spread of communism in the area. d. the policy was part of the neutrality stance taken by the United States. 5. As part of his Good Neighbor policy toward Latin America, President Roosevelt a. abandoned the Monroe Doctrine. b. withdrew American marines from Haiti. c. asked Congress to extend the Platt Amendment in Cuba. d. returned the Guantanamo naval base to Cuban control. 6. The 1934 Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act a. raised America’s tariff schedule. b. inhibited President Roosevelt’s efforts to implement his Good Neighbor policy. c. increased America’s foreign trade. d. was most strongly opposed in the South and Far West. 7. President Franklin Roosevelt’s foreign-trade policy a. lowered tariffs to increase trade. b. encouraged trade only with Latin America c. continued the policy that had persisted since the Civil War. d. was reversed only after World War II. 8. Throughout most of the 1930s, the American people responded to the aggressive actions of Germany, Italy, and Japan by a. assisting their victims with military aid. b. giving only economic help to the targets of aggression. c. retreating further into isolationism.
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