The US Becoming a World Power
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How did the United States economy change after the Civil War?
    answer choices
    the economy changed from farming to herding
    the economy changed from trade to farming
    the economy changed from farming and trade to manufacturing goods
    the economy changed from manufacturing goods to trade and farming
  • Question 2
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    Q. Which is NOT a way in which the light bulb and electricity contributed to the economic growth of the United States?
    answer choices
    growth of transportation
    enabled people to communicate by phone
    new way of powering manufacturing plants
    development of factories in many locations
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Samuel Morse invent the telegraph?
    answer choices
    to help the wealthy communicate 
    to help businesses communicate
    to help airlines communicate
    to help railroads communicate
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the main purpose of the Jim Crow laws?
    answer choices
    to keep the native americans under control
    to keep the african americans under control
    to help with the integration of all races in public places
    to help with the integration of african americans in public places
  • Question 5
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    Q. What two things were put into place by a series of laws to keep African Americans from voting?
    answer choices
    a required literacy test and a job
    a required literacy test and a poll tax
    a required literacy test and a fitness test
    a required literacy test and a high school diploma 
  • Question 6
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    Q. What did the Supreme Court rule in the case of Plessy vs. Ferguson?
    answer choices
    separate facilities were legal
    separate facilities were illegal 
    separate facilities were legal for schools only
    separate facilities were legal as long as they were equal
  • Question 7
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    Q. What is NOT a reason immigrants came to the United States?
    answer choices
    religious freedom
    economic opportunities
    farming and agriculture
    political and social equality
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Immigrants found all the following opportunities in the United States EXCEPT
    answer choices
    free food
    public schools
    the right to vote
    jobs in factories 
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a major contribution that immigrants made to the growth and development of the United States?
    answer choices
    the invention of the telegraph
    the invention of the cotton gin
    the establishment of the first college
    the building of the Transcontinental Railroad
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. In 1920, where did the majority of the people in the United States live?
    answer choices
    in cities
    on farms
    in California
    in the mountains
  • Question 11
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    Q. What were Progressives most concerned about with factories?
    answer choices
    supporting labor unions' actions
    the cost of the upkeep of factories
    the unsafe conditions and long working hours
    the benefits and high wages paid to the workers
  • Question 12
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    Q. President Theodore Roosevelt did all of the following EXCEPT...
    answer choices
    promoted segregation 
    earned the name "trust-buster"
    regulated the railroads
    pushed for the Meat Inspection Act
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The United States gained territory after the Spanish-American War. Which of the following territories were gained?
    answer choices
    Panama, Guam, and Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico, Panama, and Costa Rica
    Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines
    the Philippines, Columbia, and the Bahamas 
  • Question 14
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    Q. The decision of the United States to declare war on Spain was based on all the following EXCEPT...
    answer choices
    economic involvement in Cuba
    wanting to take over and rule Spain
    humanitarian concerns for the Cuban people
    a desire to demonstrate American power in the world
  • Question 15
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    Q. What was built to allow American commercial and war ships to travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific more quickly?
    answer choices
    the Rio Grande
    the Snake River
    the Gulf of Mexico
    the Panama Canal
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What was NOT a main factor in the United States entering World War I?
    answer choices
    wartime propaganda
    the sinking of a series of neutral ships
    the death of the heir to the Italian throne
    the unrestricted submarine warfare by Germans
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Why didn't the United States approve the Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I?
    answer choices
    they were afraid Hitler would become president 
    they thought it would give the president too much power
    senate refused because they would not have as much territory 
    senate refused because they thought it would compromise the right to declare war
  • Question 18
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    Q. Who was the United States allied with during World War I?
    answer choices
    Great Britain and France
    Hungary and Germany
    Germany and Austria
    Germany and Sweden
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