12. __________ also contributed to the growth of cities.
B. Native Americans
A. Samuel Morse
B. Alexander Graham Bell
C. Henry Ford
D. George Eastman
14. Rapid industrialization and urbanization led to
A. cities’ population declining
B. more farms
C. luxurious hotels
D. overcrowded immigrant neighborhoods and tenements
35. During the Progressive Movement all of the following EXCEPT which one was
a workplace reform?
A. improved safety conditions
B. reduced work hours
C. restrictions on child labor
D. having primary elections
36. Which amendment to the US Constitution granted women the right to vote?
37. Which woman is associated with women’s suffrage more than anyone else?
A. Susan B. Anthony
B. Carry Nation
C. Eleanor Roosevelt
D. Ida Tarbell
38. The Temperance Movement involved people opposed to making and \
39. Which was NOT a reason America went to war with Spain in 1898?
A. sinking of the U.S.S. Maine in Havana Harbor
B. protecting our business interests in Cuba
C. helping Cuba win their independence
D. wanting gold mines in Spain
E. exaggerated news reports (yellow journalism)
A. The US became rich off Spanish gold
B. The US emerged as a world power
C. Cuba won independence from Spain
D. The US gained possessions: the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico
41. German submarine warfare, sinking the __________ in 1915 helped bring the
United States into WWI?
Allies in WWI.
C. Great Britain
43. Which was NOT one of the Allies in WWI?
D. Great Britain
45. President Wilson proposed the formation of the _________________ at the
end of WWI to keep world peace even though the US itself didn’t join.
A. League of Nations
D. Peace Institute
46. Which was NOT a result of affordable automobiles?
A. greater mobility
B. creation of jobs
C. increased mass transportation
D. growth of transportation related industries
E. movement to suburban areas
47. Who invented the airplane?
48. Which automobile giant perfected the use of the assembly line?
A. Walter Chrysler
B. Edmund Dodge
C. Henry Ford
D. Harvey Earl
D. stayed the same
50. Who invented and perfected the radio?
A. Thomas Edison
B. Guglielmo Marconi
D. Samuel Morse
51. Who is associated with the broadcast industry?
A. David Sarnoff
D. Andrew Carnegie
52. Which was NOT a way that electrification changed American life?
A. electric lighting
B. labor saving products (washing machines, electric stoves)
C. new time saving inventions
D. better graduation rates from schools
53. The eighteenth amendment prohibited ________________.
A. illegal drugs
B. alcoholic beverages
C. prescription drugs
D. imported medicines
54. During Prohibition, smugglers of alcohol were called ________________.
A. trust busters
B. alcohol runners
D. club owners
55. Americans went to _______________ to drink illegal alcoholic beverages.
A. gin palaces
C. tea rooms
D. spirit taverns
56. Which is NOT a reason for African Americans to make the “Great
B. they faced discrimination in the south
D. they faced violence in the south
57. Georgia O’Keeffe was a famous __________ of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
58. F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Steinbeck were _________ who wrote about
the 1920’s and 1930’s.
59. George Gershwin and Aaron Copland are associated with which of the arts?
60. What section of New York City was known for a “Renaissance” of the arts
in the 1920’s?
C. Staten Island
A. Edgar Allen Poe
B. Malcolm X
C. Langston Hughes
D. Phyllis Wheatley
62. Jacob Lawrence showed the experiences of African Americans Great
Migration through the use of
D. painted pictures
A. Louis Armstrong
B. George M. Cohan
C. Duke Ellington
D. Bessie Smith
64. Jazz and the _____________ were African American music forms that
spread to the rest of society.
C. classic rock
65. One cause of the Great Depression was overspeculation and wild spending
on the ____________ market.
66. Which is NOT a result of the Great Depression?
A. banks and businesses failed
B. unemployment rates were low
C. many were homeless
D. farmers’ incomes fell
A. New Deal
B. Perfect Deal
C. Equality Deal
D. Square Deal
A. Social Security
B. Federal work programs
C. free houses and cars for those who needed them
D. environmental improvement programs
B. high war dept Germany owed
C. high consumer spending
D. high unemployment
71. Which dictator is matched correctly with the country he ruled?
A. Hitler – Italy
B. Tojo – Japan
C. Roosevelt – Great Britain
D. Mussolini - Germany
72. Dictators led the countries that became known as the
A. Central Powers
C. Axis Powers
D. The Union
73. Which was NOT a leader of the Allies?
A. Harry S. Truman
B. Joseph Stalin
C. Winston Churchill
D. Benito Mussolini
74. Which statement is true about US involvement in WWII?
A. The US was directly involved from the beginning.
B. The US gave economic aid to Allies before getting involved.
C. The US never entered the war because it believed in isolationism.
D. The US remained neutral throughout the war.
75. Where did Japan attack the US on December 7, 1941?
A. San Juan
B. San Francisco
C. New York
D. Pearl Harbor
76. Which of these events happened first?
A. Germany captures Paris
B. Germany invades Poland
C. Germany invades the Soviet Union
D. Germany bombs London
C. Pearl Harbor
78. The liberation of Europe, D-Day, began when Allies landed at
A. Hiroshima and Tokyo
B. Nagasaki and Berlin
C. Hiroshima and Nagasaki
D. Tokyo and Berlin
80. The killing of Jews because of anti-Semitism and the belief the Aryan race was
superior was called the
A. Harlem Renaissance
C. Jewish Revival
D. Manhattan Project
A. boycott Jewish stores
B. segregate Jews
C. give Jews priority for becoming soldiers
D. put Jews in concentration camps
82. America’s involvement in WWII ended the Great Depression because
A. there were less men who needed jobs
B. factories needed workers to produce goods for the war
C. prices went down
D. more banks opened
83. Which was NOT true of WWII’s home front?
A. many women worked in defense plants
B. most Americans tried to conserve and ration resources
C. many blacks were hired for jobs in the war industries
D. most Americans were opposed to the war
84. Which group of American citizens were treated with distrust and placed in
internment camps for most of the war?
A. German Americans
B. Japanese Americans
C. Italian Americans
D. Jewish American
85. At the end of WWII the Soviet Union occupied most of
A. western Europe
B. eastern and central Europe
C. northern Europe
D. southern Europe
was called the
A. Roosevelt Plan
B. Truman Plan
C. Marshall Plan
D. Hitler Plan
A. West Germany and East Germany both adopted democratic governments
B. West Germany adopted democratic govn’t and East Germany communism
C. West Germany adopted communism and East Germany democratic govn’t
D. West Germany and East Germany both were under communist rule
88. After WWII, what was the outcome for Japan?
A. Fell under communist rule
B. A dictator took over
C. Set up democratic govn’t and was bitter enemy of US
D. Set up democratic govn’t and became strong ally of US
89. Following WWII, name the organization that was formed to hopefully prevent
future global wars.
A. The League of Nations
B. The United Nations
C. The United Congress
D. World Court
90. Which of these best explains the rapid growth the US experienced after WWII?
A. Businesses kept producing war materials and few consumer goods
B. Americans could purchase goods on credit
C. Women remained in the workforce and men were unemployed
D. Labor unions had less power than ever and workers salaries decreased
91. The tension between the US and Soviet Union without actual fighting that divided
up the world into two camps was called the
A. Hot War
B. Long War
C. Short War
D. Cold War
92. The US was to democracy and capitalism as the Soviet Union was to dictatorship
D. free enterprise
was to the Soviet Union.
A. Berlin Pact
B. Moscow Pact
C. Warsaw Pact
D. Prague Pact
A. The Vietnam War
B. The Spanish American War
C. The Korean War
D. The Cuban Missile Crisis
95. One of the physical signs of the collapse of communism in Europe was the
A. destruction of the Berlin Wall
B. construction of new schools
C. demolition of the Great Wall of China
D. building of new barriers
96. The GI Bill of Rights gave WWII veterans
A. a bonus
B. educational, housing, and employment benefits
C. exemption from paying taxes
D. membership to VFW
97. Separate schools and public facilities for blacks and whites was called
D. civil rights
A. Plessy v. Ferguson
B. Brown v. Board of Education
C. King v. The State of Alabama
D. NAACP v. Davis
99. Who urged blacks to use passive resistance and gave many speeches such as “I
have a dream…”?
A. Marin Luther King, Jr.
B. John F. Kennedy
C. Robert Kennedy
D. Stokely Carmichael
the Montgomery bus boycott?
A. Lyndon B. Johnson
B. Eleanor Roosevelt
C. Rosa Parks
D. Marin Luther King, Jr.
were treated in the US?
A. organized protests, marches, sit-ins, etc.
B. formation of the NAACP