US History

(TCO 10) Many immigrants came to the U.S. to avoid (Points : 2) inexpensive land. political revolutions. religious freedom. plentiful employment.

Question 2. 2. (TCO 2) The major benefit of building skyscrapers was (Points : 2) supporting the steel industry. using limited land efficiently. creating a distinctive skyline. adding artistic buildings to the city.

Question 3. 3. (TCO 6) The gold standard was (Points : 2) the replacement of gold coins with silver coins. a measure of a politician’s achievement while in office. the ideal balance between tariffs and prices. a political issue in the 1896 Presidential election.

Question 4. 4. (TCO 10) Progressivism and Populism largely differed in (Points : 2) goals. ideology. Progressives built political coalitions that transcended party lines. organization.

Question 5. 5. (TCO 6) Most U.S. casualties during the Spanish-American War were caused by (Points : 2) disease. wounds. combat. starvation.

Question 6. 6. (TCO 7) The decisive battles in World War I were fought (Points : 2) in Alsace-Lorraine. in Austria-Hungary. on the eastern Front. on the western Front.

Question 7. 7. (TCO 7) During World War I, which of these did the Germans use against British ships? (Points : 2) Radar Convoys Airplanes Submarines

Question 8. 8. (TCO 11) During the 1920s, the stock market (Points : 2) rose sharply. leveled off. declined sharply. became obsolete.

Question 9. 9. (TCO 11) Prohibition was enforced by (Points : 2) the Volstead Act. the Kellogg-Briand Act. the National Industrial Recovery Act. None of the above

Question 10. 10. (TCO 11) Which economic factors led to the Great Depression? (Points : 2) Underproduction, disparity of wealth, low interest rates, and low stock speculation Underproduction, high consumption, low interest rates, and high stock speculation Overproduction, disparity of wealth, limited money supply, and high stock speculation Overproduction, high consumption, limited money supply, and low stock speculation

Question 11. 11. (TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two causes of World War II. Then analyze America’s foreign policy before the war, and describe how that policy changed as the war progressed. Be sure to include a discussion of how the Battle of Britain influenced American opinion. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.

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