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TEKS US History High School - Topic: H.1-H.3 History

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

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

H.3.A: Political Issues
H.3.B: Economic Issues
H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
H.3.C: Social Issues
H.1.A: Declaration Of Independence
H.2.D: Significant Years
H.1.B: Historical Events In U.S. History
H.3.D: Immigrants Optimism
H.2.A: Major Defining Characteristics

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  • Q1
    During the nineteenth century, one way political bosses gained voter support was by -
    providing public assistance for former slaves
    advocating the use of poll taxes
    making improvements in urban infrastructure
    campaigning for women's suffrage
    60s
    H.3.A: Political Issues
  • Q2
    This cover from a nineteenth-century periodical helps illustrate that the United States was beginning to change from -
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    a direct democracy to a representative one
    a mostly rural society to a mostly urban one
    a slave-owning society to one without slavery
    a foreign policy of isolationism to one of interventionism
    60s
    H.3.B: Economic Issues
  • Q3
    During the Gilded Age there was a notable increase in federal support for -
    the acquisition of foreign territories
    increased temperance regulations
    involvement in foreign wars
    the growth of big business
    60s
    H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
  • Q4
    Which group of people most likely inspired the creation of this 1893 cartoon?
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    Union leaders
    Philanthropists
    Political bosses
    Nativists
    60s
    H.3.C: Social Issues
  • Q5
    The Roaring Twenties were characterized by -
    brinkmanship, McCarthyism, and a policy of containment
    installment plans, Prohibition, and flappers
    internment camps, the rationing of goods, and the first use of an atomic bomb
    bank failures, the New Deal, and bread lines
    30s
    H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
  • Q6
    Why did the Populist Party want free coinage of silver?
    Why did the Populist Party want free coinage of silver?
    To raise campaign contribution limits
    To decrease the bargaining power of labor unions
    To reduce economic inflation
    30s
    H.3.B: Economic Issues
  • Q7
    Nineteenth-century nativist organizations advocated -
    limiting federal military power through the organization of local militias
    promoting an ethnically homogeneous society through restrictions on immigration
    globalizing the economy through participation in free-trade agreements
    conserving natural resources through the creation of national parks
    30s
    H.3.C: Social Issues
  • Q8
    What was one reason for the expansion of machine politics in the late nineteenth century?
    Federal restrictions prevented voters from influencing government decisions at the local level.
    The economy was too tightly regulated to allow urban growth.
    Settlement houses failed to help immigrants adjust to life in the city.
    The rapid influx of immigrants made it difficult for local governments to provide basic services.
    30s
    H.3.A: Political Issues
  • Q9
    The ideas contained in the Declaration of Independence helped -
    inspire people in other countries to question the authority of their government
    persuade religious leaders in other countries to stop the persecution of non-Christians
    motivate European rulers to establish new colonies
    encourage new settlers in South America to assimilate native populations
    30s
    H.1.A: Declaration Of Independence
  • Q10
    Which of the following was a defining characteristic of the United States during the 1930s?
    The formation of a national Civil Rights movement
    A sharp increase in the power given to state governments
    An extended period of economic depression
    The adoption of an interventionist foreign policy
    30s
    H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
  • Q11
    Which of the following was a direct result of the 1957 launch of Sputnik 1?
    The U.S. government founded a federal agency dedicated to space exploration.
    The United States began a period of technology sharing with the Soviet Union.
    The Soviet government collapsed because of economic competition.
    The Soviet Union was unable to collect images of the United States from space.
    60s
    H.2.D: Significant Years
  • Q12
    The issue addressed by this poster is primarily associated with the -
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    Great Depression
    Progressive Era
    Cold War
    Roaring Twenties
    60s
    H.2.B: Major Eras In U.S. History
  • Q13
    Which of the following provided a legal basis for this Supreme Court decision?
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    The Civil Rights Act of 1964
    The First Amendment
    The decision in Brown v. Board of Education
    The Thirteenth Amendment
    60s
    H.1.B: Historical Events In U.S. History
  • Q14
    Which of the following occurred between 1865 and 1900 as a result of the rapid industrialization of the United States?
    Social and economic class divisions began to disappear.
    Concerns about air pollution led to stricter environmental regulations.
    Union membership increased as workers sought better pay and conditions.
    Factory owners introduced wage-equity policies for women in the workplace.
    60s
    H.3.B: Economic Issues
  • Q15
    Which issue is this cartoon addressing?
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    Temperance
    Segregation
    Political corruption
    Civil-service reform
    60s
    H.3.A: Political Issues

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