Test2-key - History 1116 - Thorp Test 2 -Key 1. A critical...

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History 1116 - Thorp Test 2 -Key 1. A critical difference between the economy today and that of 1930 is that today the US government a. guarantees that stocks cannot fall more than 10% in a year b. ensures that small depositors will not lose money they have in banks that fail c. cannot raise taxes if the gross national product falls more 1% during the year d. guarantees medical care for all American citizens 2. Roosevelt’s New Deals accomplished all of the following except a. they set a precedent for expanded government regulation of the economy b. they led black voters to join the Democratic party in large numbers c. they returned middle-class America to full employment d. they set a precedent for government intervention to maintain minimum standards of living 3. Under the Wagner Act, the federal government a. assumed responsibility for housing the poor c. adopted a neutral stance toward organized labor b. assumed the responsibility for old age pensions d. put its support behind organized labor 4. Which of the following best describes the reason America entered World War I? a. it was a response to Germany’s sinking of the Lusitania b. it was a response to Russia’s attack on our Northern Fleet c. it was a response to Germany’s improved chances of victory and its overtures to Mexico of an alliance d. it was a response to Germany’s invasion of Belgium, a neutral power 5. After a bitter debate in the Senate, the United States a. ratified the Versailles Treaty b. joined the League of Nations c. both of the above d. neither of the above 6. During World War II, women and African-Americans in the United States a. enjoyed modest gains in their legal and social status b. enjoyed enormous gains in their legal and social status c. suffered modest losses in their legal and social status d. suffered enormous losses in their legal and social status 7. Most of the Japanese interned during World War II were a. Japanese diplomats caught here when the war began b. Japanese tourists caught in America when the war began c. aliens living in the United States when the war began d. citizens of the United States 8. Which of the following was not part of Wilson’s 14 Points? a. self-determination for Europe’s different nationalities b. more secrecy in foreign relations c. creation of an international body to resolve disputes d. reduction of military power 9. Which of the following did not come under Fascist control during the 1930s? a. Spain b. Germany c. France d. Italy
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10. The Dust Bowl describes a. the Southeast after the boll weevil infestation of 1926 b. the nickname for the area around the steel-mills in Pittsburg c. what Depression-era soup kitchens called lunch d. Great Plains states during the 1930s drought 11. In his conduct of foreign policy, Woodrow Wilson generally believed a. the United States should ignore the rest of the world b. the United States should always act alone c. the United States should dominate the rest of the world d. the United States should work with other countries to accomplish common goals
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course HIST 1116 taught by Professor Kmurphy during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Test2-key - History 1116 - Thorp Test 2 -Key 1. A critical...

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