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STAAR US History High School 2017 - Past Paper

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High School - U.S. History
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Measures 67 skills from
High School - U.S. History
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

H.23.A: Democratic Rights
H.10.F: Significant Societal Issues
H.8.C: U.S. Involvement In Korean War
H.28.B: Space Technology & Exploration
H.11.E: 2008 Presidential Election
H.17.A: World War II
H.16.C: Effects Of Great Depression
H.23.C: Democratic Participation
H.8.F: Responses To Vietnam War
H.11.A: U.S. World Affairs
H.1.A: Declaration Of Independence
H.15.D: International Military Conflicts
H.9.H: Changes & Events From Civil Rights Movement
H.4.F: U.S. Involvement in WWI
H.14.A: Population Growth & Distribution
H.8.B: Cold War Tensions
H.18.A: American Entrepreneurs
H.5.A: Progressive Era Reforms
H.8.A: U.S. Responses To Soviet Aggression
H.15.B: Federal Government & Private Business
A.25.C: Popular American Culture
A.26.A: Actions To Improve Society
H.28.A: Improving Living Standards
H.16.A: 1920s Economic Growth
H.13.B: Legal & Illegal Migration Patterns
H.4.A: World Power
H.3.B: Economic Issues
H.8.E: Issues & Events Of Vietnam War
H.9.A: Civil Rights Movement
H.13.A: Demographic Patterns
H.21.A: Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decisions
H.7.A: Reasons For U.S. In WWI
H.16.E: New Deal Agencies/Programs
H.20.A: Impact Of Political Events
H.22.A: Alexis De Tocqueville's Five Values
H.19.B: Constitutional Issues
H.3.A: Political Issues
H.10.A: Richard M. Nixon
H.9.F: Minority Rights
H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
H.4.C: World War I
A.26.D: Contributions Of Women
H.12.A: Physical & Human Geographic Factors
H.17.E: International Trade Policies & Free Enterprise System
H.15.A: Transcontinental Railroad & Homestead Act
H.3.C: Social Issues
H.16.B: Causes Of Great Depression
H.24.B: Significant Political & Social Leaders
H.14.B: Governmental Entities & Private Citizens
H.4.E: Technological Innovations In WWI
H.20.B: Government Relationships
H.19.C: Political Scandals
H.19.A: New Deal Legislation
H.10.D: U.S. Involvement In Middle East
H.6.A: Causes/Effects Of Events And Social Issues
H.7.D: Major Issues Of WWI
A.26.B: Americanization Movement
A.25.B: Cultural Movements
H.8.D: U.S. Involvement In Foreign Countries
H.17.B: Prosperity In 1950s
H.2.A: Major Defining Characteristics
H.12.B: Political Boundaries
H.18.B: 21st Century Economy
H.27.A: Scientific Discoveries & Technological Innovations
A.26.C: Shaping American Culture
H.27.C: Technological & Management Innovations In The Workplace
H.7.G: Home Front & American Patriotism

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  • Q1
    The Progressive goal to implement women's suffrage was accomplished by -
    a Supreme Court decision
    an executive order
    a constitutional amendment
    a national referendum
    60s
    H.23.A: Democratic Rights
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  • Q2
    This poster is from the first annual Earth Day in 1970. Earth Day was created for the purpose of -
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    celebrating the diversity of humankind
    raising awareness of environmental issues
    honoring the world's agricultural workers
    promoting peace throughout the world
    60s
    H.10.F: Significant Societal Issues
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  • Q3
    The Korean War was an effort by the United States to -
    keep its economy strong by maintaining wartime activities
    secure additional Asian trading partners
    extend the principles of the Marshall Plan to Asia
    carry out its policy of containing the spread of communism
    60s
    H.8.C: U.S. Involvement In Korean War
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  • Q4
    This technology was originally developed primarily to -
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    slow down space capsules as they landed in the ocean
    protect the space shuttle on reentry
    provide astronauts with improved navigational equipment
    give rockets greater boost during takeoff
    60s
    H.28.B: Space Technology & Exploration
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  • Q5
    One reason the 2008 presidential election was historically significant is that it was the first time -
    an African American won the presidency
    traditionally Republican states voted Democratic
    a Southerner won the vice-presidency
    voters used computerized ballots
    60s
    H.11.E: 2008 Presidential Election
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  • Q6
    What was one direct effect of World War II activities like those promoted by this poster?
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    The establishment of women's suffrage
    The election of women political leaders
    Changes in the traditional roles of women
    Combat training for women
    60s
    H.17.A: World War II
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  • Q7
    Which of the following contributed most to the situation described in this excerpt?
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    The influx of immigrants into urban areas
    The rise of corporate monopolies
    Strict banking regulations and high income tax rates
    High unemployment and widespread home foreclosures
    60s
    H.16.C: Effects Of Great Depression
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  • Q8
    Which of the following is an example of fulfilling a civic responsibility?
    Preserving records of ethnic ancestry
    Interviewing for employment
    Reporting for jury duty
    Collecting donations for charities
    60s
    H.23.C: Democratic Participation
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  • Q9
    Which of the following is the best title for this list?
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    Protests Against the Vietnam War
    Demands to Stop Dumping Chemical Waste
    Support for Gender Equality
    Opposition to the Arms Race
    60s
    H.8.F: Responses To Vietnam War
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  • Q10
    The main reason the United States launched military operations in Afghanistan in October 2001 was to -
    overthrow an absolute monarchy
    seize weapons of mass destruction
    destroy an international terrorist organization
    prevent genocide
    60s
    H.11.A: U.S. World Affairs
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  • Q11
    Which statement from the Declaration of Independence influenced Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution?
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    "These United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and . . . they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown."
    "He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power."
    "To secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed."
    "He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers."
    60s
    H.1.A: Declaration Of Independence
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  • Q12
    This 1917 poster depicts a worker in a shipyard. This poster could be used to support which assertion?
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    Use of new war technologies required extensive training.
    Standardization of parts helped streamline the production of munitions.
    Conscription caused a shortage of laborers during wartime.
    Demand for labor in war industries helped increase employment.
    60s
    H.15.D: International Military Conflicts
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  • Q13
    Which of the following was a direct result of the civil rights movement?
    Increased migration to rural areas
    Increased political participation by minority groups
    An increase in respect for suburban housewives
    The revitalization of inner cities
    60s
    H.9.H: Changes & Events From Civil Rights Movement
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  • Q14
    Senator Lodge made this statement in opposition to -
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    a relaxation of U.S. citizenship requirements
    the funding of a massive buildup of the U.S. Navy
    U.S. membership in the League of Nations
    U.S. entry into the Spanish-American War
    60s
    H.4.F: U.S. Involvement in WWI
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  • Q15
    The changes shown in these photographs most likely -
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    helped decrease energy consumption
    increased the supply of natural resources
    altered the makeup of natural ecosystems
    helped improve workplace safety
    60s
    H.14.A: Population Growth & Distribution
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  • Q16
    The launch of Sputnik I intensified Cold War tensions and caused the -
    Soviet Union to move missiles and warships to Cuba in order to threaten the United States
    Soviet Union to threaten Europe with nuclear attack if Soviet airspace were violated
    United States to increase spending on technology and weapons to compete with the Soviet Union
    United States to send troops and aid to East Berlin to free it from Soviet control
    60s
    H.8.B: Cold War Tensions
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  • Q17
    Which title best completes this list?
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    Roles of Entrepreneurs
    Responsibilities of Business Professors
    Objectives of Trade Union Leaders
    Roles of Entrepreneurs
    60s
    H.18.A: American Entrepreneurs
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  • Q18
    The establishment of speakeasies in the 1920s was an unintended consequence of which federal government action?
    The deportation of suspected communist sympathizers
    The prohibition of the sale of alcoholic beverages
    The implementation of immigration restrictions
    The taxation of imported luxury goods
    60s
    H.5.A: Progressive Era Reforms
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  • Q19
    Which statement correctly completes this time line?
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    The United Nations sends troops into Eastern Europe.
    The United States and Great Britain airlift supplies to West Berlin.
    German citizens vote to reunite East and West Germany.
    The Allied powers divide Germany and Berlin into four sectors.
    60s
    H.8.A: U.S. Responses To Soviet Aggression
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  • Q20
    In response to public concern over issues raised by Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, the federal government expanded its role in -
    working with labor unions to increase worker salaries
    setting limits on the growth of private industry
    taking responsibility for the safety of consumers
    implementing social welfare programs
    60s
    H.15.B: Federal Government & Private Business
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