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  1. The United States obtained the right to build a canal across Central America by • Productive negotiations with Colombia • Winning the Spanish-American War • Sending US Marines to occupy Nicaragua • Supporting Panamanian independence from Colombia

  2. The United States obtained the right to build a canal across Central America by • Productive negotiations with Colombia • Winning the Spanish-American War • Sending US Marines to occupy Nicaragua • Supporting Panamanian independence from Colombia

  3. .Many Americans thought that building a canal across Central American would help the US to • Prevent the British from gaining power by building the canal • Prevent greater involvement in Latin America by Spain • Improve America’s worldwide trade and military strength • Establish a new colony in Central America

  4. .Many Americans thought that building a canal across Central American would help the US to • Prevent the British from gaining power by building the canal • Prevent greater involvement in Latin America by Spain • Improve America’s worldwide trade and military strength • Establish a new colony in Central America

  5. Theodore Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” policy relied on the US having a • Competitive economy • System of military alliances • Strong navy • Tax on imports


  6. Theodore Roosevelt’s “Speak softly and carry a big stick” policy relied on the US having a • Competitive economy • System of military alliances • Strong navy • Tax on imports

  7. What did the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe doctrine state? • The US would permanently station troops in the Philippines and other Pacific islands • The US reserved the right to intervene in the affairs of Central America and the Caribbean • The US had the right and duty to expand its colonial possessions in Asia • The US would provide military aid to Europe to resist communism

  8. What did the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe doctrine state? • The US would permanently station troops in the Philippines and other Pacific islands • The US reserved the right to intervene in the affairs of Central America and the Caribbean • The US had the right and duty to expand its colonial possessions in Asia • The US would provide military aid to Europe to resist communism

  9. Which of the following is the most accurate example of President Taft’s policy of “dollar diplomacy”? • Allowing for the nationalization of Latin American property owned by US citizens • Exerting economic influence rather than military force in Latin American countries • Using international trade organizations to stabilize Latin American economies • Maintaining a military force to discourage European colonization in Latin America

  10. Which of the following is the most accurate example of President Taft’s policy of “dollar diplomacy”? • Allowing for the nationalization of Latin American property owned by US citizens • Exerting economic influence rather than military force in Latin American countries • Using international trade organizations to stabilize Latin American economies • Maintaining a military force to discourage European colonization in Latin America

  11. Woodrow Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” speech was designed to address • Improvemnents in trade with Asia • Improvements in labor relations • Germany’s responsibility for starting WWI • Preventing another war

  12. Woodrow Wilson’s “Fourteen Points” speech was designed to address • Improvemnents in trade with Asia • Improvements in labor relations • Germany’s responsibility for starting WWI • Preventing another war

  13. The Espionage Act fo 1918 included punishments for both speaking and writing “disloyal, scurrilous or abusive language about the American form of government, the US Constitution, the armed forces , or the flag”. • President Wilson and his administration enforced this act in the strong belief that • The 14th Amendment allowed for the temporary suspension of the Bill of Rights during WWI • Our nation’s war effort would be threatened if protesters were allowed freedom of speech • The public should be shielded from hearing about the horrors of war • Other countries had already restricted free speech during war time

  14. The Espionage Act fo 1918 included punishments for both speaking and writing “disloyal, scurrilous or abusive language about the American form of government, the US Constitution, the armed forces , or the flag”. • President Wilson and his administration enforced this act in the strong belief that • The 14th Amendment allowed for the temporary suspension of the Bill of Rights during WWI • Our nation’s war effort would be threatened if protesters were allowed freedom of speech • The public should be shielded from hearing about the horrors of war • Other countries had already restricted free speech during war time

  15. The greatest effect of WWI on African-Americans was • The flu epidemic • The building of Hoovervilles • The Palmer Raids • The Great Migration

  16. The greatest effect of WWI on African-Americans was • The flu epidemic • The building of Hoovervilles • The Palmer Raids • The Great Migration

  17. This group’s work on the home front helped gain support for their right to vote • African-Americans • Women • Jewish-Americans • Southeastern European immigrants

  18. This group’s work on the home front helped gain support for their right to vote • African-Americans • Women • Jewish-Americans • Southeastern European immigrants

  19. During WWI, Alvin York requested exemption from the draft on religious grounds, claiming he was • Not a citizen • A conscientious objector • A vegetarian • An anti-semite

  20. During WWI, Alvin York requested exemption from the draft on religious grounds, claiming he was • Not a citizen • A conscientious objector • A vegetarian • An anti-semite

  21. Why was there a “Red Scare” in the US after the end of WWI • Because of President Wilson’s attempt to have the US join the League of Nations • The view that organized crime was on the upswing in many cities • The belief that there was the threat of communist revolution on the US • German immigrants were coming to America in large number

  22. Why was there a “Red Scare” in the US after the end of WWI • Because of President Wilson’s attempt to have the US join the League of Nations • The view that organized crime was on the upswing in many cities • The belief that there was the threat of communist revolution on the US • German immigrants were coming to America in large number

  23. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were criminals charged and convicted of doing which of the following? • Treason • Anarchy • Receiving bribes • Robbery and murder

  24. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were criminals charged and convicted of doing which of the following? • Treason • Anarchy • Receiving bribes • Robbery and murder

  25. During in 1920s, most Americans believed their government’s role regarding the nation’s economy should be • To interfere and change things as little as possible • To promote a welfare system where everyone is looked after • To play an important and controlling position • To control production on farms and in factories

  26. During in 1920s, most Americans believed their government’s role regarding the nation’s economy should be • To interfere and change things as little as possible • To promote a welfare system where everyone is looked after • To play an important and controlling position • To control production on farms and in factories

  27. The women’s rights movement in the 1910s and 1920s was mostly focused on achieving and securing • Civil rights for all minorities • A position in the president’s cabinet • Voting rights(suffrage) for women • Prison reform

  28. The women’s rights movement in the 1910s and 1920s was mostly focused on achieving and securing • Civil rights for all minorities • A position in the president’s cabinet • Voting rights(suffrage) for women • Prison reform

  29. Why did the number of votes cast in the 1920 presidential election increased by 8.2 million sine the election of 1916? • The passage of the 19th amendment gave millions of women the right to vote • Prohibition was an issue people were excited about voting for • Many men were released from military duty following WWI, so they were now free to vote • Harding’s call for a “return to normalcy” energized voters

  30. Why did the number of votes cast in the 1920 presidential election increased by 8.2 million sine the election of 1916? • The passage of the 19th amendment gave millions of women the right to vote • Prohibition was an issue people were excited about voting for • Many men were released from military duty following WWI, so they were now free to vote • Harding’s call for a “return to normalcy” energized voters

  31. ..In the 1920s, a “return to normalcy” meant • An attempt to finally join the League of Nations • A return to traditional US foreign policy ideas • Bringing the power of the small farmer back into focus • A resumption of the corporate trust backlash first started by Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

  32. ..In the 1920s, a “return to normalcy” meant • An attempt to finally join the League of Nations • A return to traditional US foreign policy ideas • Bringing the power of the small farmer back into focus • A resumption of the corporate trust backlash first started by Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

  33. Marcus Garvey’s program in the 1920’s emphasized • Vocational training • A back-to Africa movement • Integration into the mainstream of society • Separate-but-equal doctrines

  34. Marcus Garvey’s program in the 1920’s emphasized • Vocational training • A back-to Africa movement • Integration into the mainstream of society • Separate-but-equal doctrines

  35. What organization was formed in the 1920s to ensure that the individual rights of citizens were protected from government abuse? • House Un-American Activities Committee • American Civil Liberties Unions • American Liberty League • United Services Organization

  36. What organization was formed in the 1920s to ensure that the individual rights of citizens were protected from government abuse? • House Un-American Activities Committee • American Civil Liberties Unions • American Liberty League • United Services Organization

  37. The Tennessee “monkey trial” of John T. Scopes in 1925 illustrated a national conflict concerning • Freedom of the press • Religious freedom versus scientific theories • Free competition in the market place • Due process of law

  38. The Tennessee “monkey trial” of John T. Scopes in 1925 illustrated a national conflict concerning • Freedom of the press • Religious freedom versus scientific theories • Free competition in the market place • Due process of law

  39. The fact that prohibition was not shown respect by many citizens suggests that • Americans generally have little respect for the rule of law • The government’s system of checks and balances does not work • The influence of the flim industry glamorizes alcohol consumption • Political attempts to legislate public morality may be met with resistance from the people

  40. The fact that prohibition was not shown respect by many citizens suggests that • Americans generally have little respect for the rule of law • The government’s system of checks and balances does not work • The influence of the flim industry glamorizes alcohol consumption • Political attempts to legislate public morality may be met with resistance from the people

  41. During the 1920s , the occupation most often held by married women in the US was that of • Teacher • Housewife • Factory worker • Secretary

  42. During the 1920s , the occupation most often held by married women in the US was that of • Teacher • Housewife • Factory worker • Secretary

  43. .The “new women” of the 1920s were often referred to as • Speakeasies • Flappers • Flivvers • Tin lizzies

  44. .The “new women” of the 1920s were often referred to as • Speakeasies • Flappers • Flivvers • Tin lizzies

  45. .Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes had which of the following in common? • They were leaders involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s • They were member of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Black Cabinet • They were authors writing during the Harlem Renaissance • They were outspoken supporters of the US role in Vietnam

  46. .Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes had which of the following in common? • They were leaders involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s • They were member of Franklin Roosevelt’s “Black Cabinet • They were authors writing during the Harlem Renaissance • They were outspoken supporters of the US role in Vietnam

  47. Leaders of the Harlem Renaissance encourage African-Americans to • Take pride in their culture • Demand more rights politically • Leave the southern U.S. and move to the North • Take violent action against the Us government

  48. Leaders of the Harlem Renaissance encourage African-Americans to • Take pride in their culture • Demand more rights politically • Leave the southern U.S. and move to the North • Take violent action against the Us government

  49. Ford’s production of over 15 million Model Ts demonstrated the economic relationship between specialization of labor and • Reduced demand for automobiles • Greater efficiencies in production • Higher production costs • Decline of labor unions

  50. Ford’s production of over 15 million Model Ts demonstrated the economic relationship between specialization of labor and • Reduced demand for automobiles • Greater efficiencies in production • Higher production costs • Decline of labor unions