MCA q4 US 1
  • 1. Under the concept of imperialism, strong nations attempted to
A) use trade agreements to force alliances
B) use threats to control weaker nations
C) control; weaker nations
  • 2. Which of the following was a factor in the growth of imperialism
A) the need for natural resources
B) the need to expand the sphere of influence
C) the need to expand the nations work force
  • 3. Anti-imperialists believed that imperialism was based on
A) racism
B) religion
C) democracy
  • 4. The Progressive movement was a response to rapid, unplanned changes caused by the
A) business regulation
B) Industrial revolution and urbanization
C) the growth of immigration
  • 5. Most Progressives believed that the government should
A) stay out of the affairs of business
B) gain control of utilities
C) intervene in unfair business practices
  • 6. Municipal reformers favored
A) Marshall law
B) city control of utilities
C) a system based on merit
  • 7. Henry George and Edward Bellamy both supported
A) a land tax
B) free trade
C) imperialism
  • 8. Most Progressives agreed that the government should
A) regulate utilities
B) stay out of the affairs of business
C) protect workers and help the poor
  • 9. Progressives felt that the Sherman Anti-trust act of 1890
A) was not being enforced
B) was to strict
C) was not necessary
  • 10. Municipal reformers aimed to
A) spread Christianity
B) use force to end imperialism
C) end government corruption
  • 11. Muckrakers
A) spread the word of God
B) exposed political and business corruption
C) used government reforms to stop monopolies
  • 12. Civil service based on merit would require that anyone who had a government job would have
A) been qualified for the job based on training
B) jobs from their friends
C) the support of political bosses
  • 13. Some Americans resisted progressive reforms because they disliked
A) government control over their lives
B) the way the country was changing
C) the immigrants
  • 14. During World Wat 1, the Central powers were
A) Germany and Austria- Hungary
B) France and Great Britain
C) Bulgaria and the US
  • 15. The event that triggered the war in Europe
A) bombing of the Hague
B) the US involvement in Afghanistan
C) the assassination of the Arch Duke
  • 16. During WW1, the Allied powers were made up France, Britain and
A) Australia
B) Russia
C) Austria-Hungary
  • 17. Warfare in WW1 consisted of
A) cavalry charges
B) nuclear arms
C) trench warfare
  • 18. The joining together of nations for mutual protection is known as the
A) alliance system
B) protectionism
C) the buddy system
  • 19. In the Zimmerman note, Germany proposed and alliance with
A) Canada
B) the US
C) Mexico
  • 20. Much of Europe was drawn into WW 1 because of a
A) network of alliances
B) the threat of nuclear war
C) the US involvement
  • 21. The term of the Sussex Pledge required the Germans to
A) warn ships before attacking
B) eliminate generals from their army
C) rescue soldiers
  • 22. Americans thought German submarine warfare was
A) needed to make the fighting fair
B) fair and balanced
C) barbaric
  • 23. Americans were more willing to join the allies after the
A) new deal
B) Russian revolution
C) trench war fare
  • 24. President Wilson urged Congress to declare war on Germany when the Germans
A) tried to form an alliance with Mexico
B) violated the Sussex pledge
C) used bombs in London
  • 25. The goals of Wilson's 14 points was to
A) create a lasting peace
B) start a world war
C) begin the new world order
  • 26. In the Senate, the main criticism of the League of Nations was that it would
A) create an alliance with Germany
B) draw the US into another war
C) open the US to Communism
  • 27. Under the terms of the peace treaty, Germany had to
A) use submarines to troll for lost bombs
B) create an alliance with the US
C) pay reparations to the Allies
  • 28. Americans feared communism because
A) it was against American values
B) the US had an alliance with France
C) the leaders would invade the US
  • 29. Republican Presidents in the 1920's favored
A) government
B) labor
C) business
  • 30. In the 1920's American consumers began to adopt the practice of
A) buying goods on credit
B) paying cash
C) using bartering
  • 31. Henry Ford's dream was to sell cars that
A) were only sold in New York
B) ordinary people could afford
C) were manufactured by hand
  • 32. The new morals and manners of the 1920's were reflected in
A) women's fashions
B) the religious movements
C) novels and newspapers
  • 33. The growth of radio and other mass media in the 1920's produced
A) a way to spread propaganda
B) a national culture
C) new political parties
  • 34. Clubs in Harlem were the hottest places to listen to
A) rap
B) jazz
C) country
  • 35. Some members of the lost generation
A) created their own newspapers
B) left the country to live in Paris
C) began the Tea Party
  • 36. One of the unforeseen results of Prohibition was
A) municipal reforms
B) the treaty of Versailles
C) racketeering
  • 37. In the Scopes trial the right to teach this was the issue
A) sex education
B) evolution
C) biology
  • 38. As a result of the Scoped Trial this group lost some momentum
A) Christians
B) Muslims
C) fundamentalists
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