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1Choose the true statement about the Knights of Labor.•It was founded in Huntsville, Alabama.•It called for equal pay and the elimination of convict labor.•It originated in 1866 as a society of shoemakers.•It required members to understand spoken English.CONCEPTWorking Class Life and Labor Unions in the Gilded Age2Which of the following was associated with the counterculture movement in the1960s?•Protesting free speech policies at universities•Registering African American voters in the South•Experimenting with marijuana and psychedelic drugs•Organizing sit-ins at lunch countersCONCEPTThe Liberal Coalition Unravels3President Wilson’s stance on American neutrality in World War I changed between 1914and 1917.Which event occurred most proximate to Wilson's request to Congress to declarewar?•Germany launched attacks on military and merchant ships around Great Britain.•Britain suffered massive causalities in the Battle of the Somme.•Germany broke its promise to restrict its use of submarine warfare and sank theLaconia.•The value of American exports to the Allied powers reached $3 billion.RATIONALEIn February 1917, two months before the U.S. entered the war, Germany broke its promiseto limit submarine warfare, sinking five American merchant ships. This, along with thediscover of the Zimmermann Telegram, prompted Wilson to request a declaration of warfrom Congress.CONCEPTWoodrow Wilson's Dilemma: American Neutrality and the First World War4A state wants to build a new highway with federal funds, but the proposed highway runsthrough a major wetlands area.
Which policy requires the completion of an "environmental impact statement"before this federal project can be undertaken?•Occupational Safety and Health Administration•National Environmental Policy Act•Environmental Protection Agency•Energy Policy and Conservation ActCONCEPTEmergence of Environmentalism in the 1970s5Consider the excerpt from a speech given by the former slave and abolitionist FrederickDouglass:"I have had but one idea for the last three years to present to the American people, and thephraseology in which I clothe it is the old abolition phraseology. I am for the 'immediate,unconditional, and universal' enfranchisement of the black man, in every State in the Union.[Loud applause.] Without this, his liberty is a mockery; without this, you might as well almostretain the old name of slavery for his condition; for in fact, if he is not the slave of theindividual master, he is the slave of society, and holds his liberty as a privilege, not as a right.He is at the mercy of the mob, and has no means of protecting himself."Which question would be most relevant for analyzing this historical speech?•How long is the speech?