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106-518 Exam Two - Spring 2008 1 History 106-518 Exam Two Smith True(a or false(b 1 The reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915 was not just a

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Spring 2008 1 Smith History 106-518 Exam Two True (a) or false (b) 1. The reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915 was not just a southern phenomenon. TRUE, it was popular and supported in many non-southern places. 2. Supporters of the Ku Klux Klan strongly criticized the film The Birth of a Nation . FALSE , it inspired many whites to join the Klan. 3. The Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916-1917 deployed over 110,000 U.S. soldiers along the Mexican border, and 11,000 of them invaded Mexico in pursuit of Pancho Villa. They never caught him. TRUE 4. World War I began in 1914, but by the time the United States entered World War One in 1917 it was far too late for American troops to make a difference in the outcome. FALSE , United States’ forces were vital to the outcome . 5. An influenza epidemic in 1918 killed many more Americans than died in the World War. TRUE 6. The “Lost Generation” refers to the massive immigration of Jews to Palestine following the First World War. FALSE 7. Unlike European nations, the United States never had a prominent socialist political party. FALSE 8. When women gained the right to vote under the 19 th Amendment, male voters feared that women would become a dominant faction in American politics. FALSE 9. James Weldon Johnson admired President Woodrow Wilson for his strong support of civil rights for blacks. FALSE Multiple Choice – choose the best answer 10. The Progressive movement (a) was a reform movement (b) promoted professionalism in industry and government (c) included both Republicans and Democrats (d) all of the above 11. All of the following stimulated Progressive Era reforms except a) natural disasters b) industrial accidents c) pressure from black citizens d) cooperation between the political parties
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Spring 2008 2 Smith 12. A paradox of Progressivism was a) genuine social progress in some areas but it also fostered segregation and nativism b) it was anything but progressive c) the role of big business in leading Progressive Era reform movements d) the old Populists hated Progressive Era changes 13. The 1908 the Supreme Court ruled in Muller vs. Oregon that the work day for women would be limited to ten hours because they a) feared riots if women were asked to work longer hours b) did not want women to earn more than men c) thought women were inherently weaker than men d) hoped this would divert women from seeking the right to vote 14. Booker T. Washington thought a) black Americans should seek self-improvement by modest means b) black Americans should seek social changes by asserting their legal rights c) black Americans should emigrate to another country d) that race was irrelevant to success in America 15. W.E.B. DuBois thought a) black Americans should seek self-improvement by modest means b) black Americans should seek social changes by asserting their legal rights c) black Americans should emigrate to another country d) that race was irrelevant to success in America 16. The 2 nd Ku Klux Klan, founded in 1915, was
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106-518 Exam Two - Spring 2008 1 History 106-518 Exam Two Smith True(a or false(b 1 The reemergence of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915 was not just a

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