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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which headline describes an event that resulted from the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001? 
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    Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Resume
    Debt Crisis Shakes European Union
    Russia Increases Petroleum Exports
    Troops Deployed to Afghanistan
  • Question 2
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    Q. A student learning about U.S. history is instructed to write a paper about W.E.B. Du Bois and race relations in the United States. Which of the following facts would be most relevant to the student's assignment? 
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    The Selma-to-Montgomery protest marches helped secure voting rights for minority citizens. 
    The NAACP was organized to help secure full legal equality for minority citizens.  
    The Civil Rights Act of 1968 outlawed many forms of discrimination in the housing market. 
    The March on Washington helped rally nationwide support for the Civil Rights movement. 
  • Question 3
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    Q. In the late 1800's, the Supreme Court's decision in Plessy v. Ferguson-
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    Established a legal remedy for victims of discrimination
    Created a legal remedy for segregation laws
    Affirmed the legality of federal regulation of state elections
    Recognized public protests as a legal form of civil disobedience
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of these resulted from the prohibition of alcohol during the 1920s?
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    A decline in immigration rates
    A growing fear of communism
    The expansion of the consumer economy
    The rise of organized crime
  • Question 5
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    Q. The Federal Housing Administration is a New Deal agency that continues to assist many Americans primarily by-
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    providing them with money to pay for moving expenses
    helping them obtain mortgage loans from banks
    helping the choose a reputable home builder
    offering incentives for them to invest in rental properties
  • Question 6
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    Q. The Federal Housing Administration is a New Deal agency that continues to assist many Americans primarily by-
    answer choices
    providing them with money to pay for moving expenses
    helping them obtain mortgage loans from banks
    helping the choose a reputable home builder
    offering incentives for them to invest in rental properties
  • Question 7
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    Q. Upon entering World War I, the United States enlarged its military by-
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    creating the Veterans Administration
    passing the Selective Service Act
    enacting the GI Bill
    establishing the Marine Corps
  • Question 8
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    Q. During the 19th century, one way political bosses gained voter support was by-
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    campaigning for women's suffrage
    advocating the use of poll taxes
    making improvements in urban infrastructure
    providing public assistance for former slaves
  • Question 9
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    Q. Senator Joseph McCarthy is best known for his involvement in-
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    the war effort of the 1940s
    the Red Scare of the 1950s 
    the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s
    the political scandals of the 1970s
  • Question 10
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    Q. One way the development of the Internet has improved the quality of life in the United States is by-
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    decreasing the influence of advertisers on consumers
    increasing the ease of obtaining information
    improving privacy protection for individuals
    increasing the reliability of available information
  • Question 11
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    Q. The creation of initiative, referendum, and recall procedures during the Progressive Era resulted in-
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    a system of seperate schools for new immigrants
    the expansion of citizens' direct participation in the democratic process
    a redistribution of the tax burden among citizens
    more resources of revenue for state governments
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is one ongoing result of the New Deal? 
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    The federal government funds a space-exploration program. 
    State governments deny residency to persons working in other states. 
    State governments use property taxes to fund social security programs. 
    People can rely on the federal government during times of economic distress. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of these contributed to the ratification of the 18th Amendment? 
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    Veteran soldiers protesting to obtain benifits
    The growing political influence of women
    Politicians campaigning for education reforem
    The growing number of workers organizing into labor unions
  • Question 14
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    Q. What was the primary reason for U.S. involvement in East Asia during the early 1950s? 
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    North Korean attempts to unify the peninsula challenged the U.S. policy of containment. 
    Communities in Korea needed humanitarian aid due to a famine.
    International groups needed help investigating North Korean officials charged with corruption. 
    Democratic reformers sought help from the U.S. military to overthrow dictatorial regimes in Korea. 
  • Question 15
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    Q. How did President Harry S. Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb affect international relations? 
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    It initiated the arms race with the Soviet Union.
    It prompted other nations to begin investigations of war crimes. 
    it enabled the United Nations to administer territory in Japan. 
    It led to the establishment of the first global peacekeeping force. 
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which situation demonstrates one way that U.S. culture has spread to other parts of the world? 
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    A young boy in Great Britain watches anime.
    A teenage girl buys a hip-hop CD in China. 
    A businesswoman eats at a sushi restaurant in Canada. 
    A college athlete in Brazil trains for the Olympics. 
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