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US History Semester 1 Review

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  • Q1
    Which Amendment to the Constitution gave women the right to vote?
    5th Amendment
    21st Amendment
    18th Amendment
    19th Amendment
  • Q2
    What is a monopoly?
    A company that controls their industry, like Standard Oil Company
    A company that is struggling, like Samsung
    A company that is one of the best, like McDonalds
    A fun board game,
  • Q3
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a rural area?
    Small population
    Large population
    Spread out population
  • Q4
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an urban area?
    Factories and industry
    Large population
    Spread out population
  • Q5
    What is Boss Tweed known for?
    Owner of Standard Oil monopooly
    Corrupt politician in New York City during the Gilded Age
    Organized crime leader during Prohibition
    President who brought an end to World War II
  • Q6
    What was the goal of muckrakers like Jacob Riis and Upton Sinclair?
    Bring attention to big social problems
    Teach people to read and appreciate art
    Gain control of the government
    Make a lot of money
  • Q7
    What was the effect of Upton Sinclair's book "The Jungle"?
    The government investigated meatpacking plants a passed new laws
    Workers formed more labor unions
    Monopolies were busted by new laws
    An increase of nativism
  • Q8
    Disenfranchisement is best described as
    A form of racial violence
    Receiving better treatment than others.
    The loss of the right to vote
    Segregated facilities like bathrooms
  • Q9
    Jim Crow Laws...
    Improved schools for African Americans
    Segregated facilities like bathrooms, schools, and buses
    Prevented people from moving out of the south
    Outlawed segregation in schools and the military
  • Q10
    Booker T. Washington and W.E.B DuBois both cared about...
    Increasing the number of African American lawyers and doctors
    Ending the practice of segregation
    Ending racial violence against African Americans
    Making peace between African Americans and whites
  • Q11
    Unlike Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois believed
    African Americans should demand the right to vote.
    African Americans should accept segregation in some parts of life and focus on the biggest problems.
    African Americans should focus on employment, not fancy educations
    African Americans must work their way up
  • Q12
    Why would people join a labor union?
    To negotiate for better treatment and higher pay
    To make the streets safer
    To stop immigration into the US
    To increase farm profits
  • Q13
    Which President is know for his "Square Deal" including conservation and trust busting?
    William H. Taft
    Woodrow Wilson
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevlet
  • Q14
    What is imperialism?
    Trading with other countries
    Trying to get more territory (colonies) and expand your country.
    Building a strong military to prevent more wars
    Staying to yourself and not getting involved with other countries
  • Q15
    Did the United States join World War I at the beginning?
    Yes, we started it
    No, we did not know about it
    No, we wanted to stay neutral
    Yes, we were attacked

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