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1. In 1916, Woodrow Wilson ordered General John J. Pershing to lead U.S. troops into Mexico to capture
A. Francisco Madero.
B. Victoriana Huerta.
(C. Pancho Villa.)
D. Porfirio Diaz.

2. The last of Wilson's Fourteen Points called for
(A. the creation of a League of Nations.)
B. Belgian neutrality.
C. the establishment of an independent Poland.
D. heavy reparations to be assessed against Germany.

3. After the Spanish-American War, the _______ reserved the right of the United States to intervene in
Cuba's internal affairs.
A. Caribbean Accord
B. Foraker Act
C. Open Door policy
(D. Platt Amendment)

4. During the election of 1936, declaring their party a "millionaire's union," Franklin Roosevelt focused
mainly on defeating the
A. Union Party running Gerald K. Smith.
B. Liberty League running Father Coughlin.
C. Union Party running William Lemke.
(D. Liberty League running Alfred M. Landon.)

5. Believing that truth is what works for actual real people, Harvard psychologist William James developed
the philosophy of
A. social idealism.
B. social progressivism.
C. radical progressivism.
(D. pragmatism.)

6. Theodore Roosevelt's first major trust-busting victory resulted from a suit brought against
A. the American Tobacco Company.
B. the DuPont Corporation.
(C. the Northern Securities Company.)
D. Standard Oil.

7. _______ pioneered the field of corporate public relations.
A. Margaret Robins
(B. Ivy. L. Lee)
C. Henry Ford
D. Samuel Gompers

8. The presidential election of 1928 pitted Al Smith of New York against
A. Theodore Roosevelt.
(B. Herbert Hoover.)
C. Bob La Follette.
D. John W. Davis.

9. The _______ demanded that Latin American countries keep their financial affairs on order or risk
intervention by the United States.
A. Good Neighbor Policy
B. Knox Policy
(C. Roosevelt Corollary)
D. Monroe Doctrine

10. Passed in 1935, Roosevelt's most significant reform measure was the
(A. Social Security Act.)
B. Wagner Act.
C. Fair Labor Standards Act.
D. National Labor Relations Board.

11. Which of the following groups benefitted the least from the prosperity of the second industrial
revolution?
A. Factory workers
(B. Farmers)
C. Railroad workers
D. Textile workers

12. Following the Spanish-American War, and especially in regard to American occupation of the
Philippines, most anti-imperialists argued that
A. the occupation would lead to unhealthy racial mixing.
B. cheap, imported Filipino laborers would take American jobs.
C. because all war was immoral, the fruits of war were tainted.
(D. installing tyranny abroad would encourage tyranny at home.)

13. Which of the following is true of the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty?
A. It laid out the terms for the purchase of Panama from Colombia.
B. It declared Panamanian independence.
(C. It granted the United States a canal zone in the Isthmus of Panama.)
D. It was intended to restore friendly relations between the United States and Colombia.

14. Which of the following is true of the Spanish-American War?
(A. Black soldiers referred to black Cubans as "Smoked Spaniards.")
B. Racial tensions were suspended for the duration of the war.
C. The black soldiers who fought had gained experience and distinction during the Indian Wars.
D. About one in ten American soldiers were black.

15. In 1893, the Cleveland administration's repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act
A. empowered conservative Democrats.
B. had no long-term possibility of reviving the depressed economy.
(C. caused the value of currency to contract.)
D. brought immediate relief to people suffering under the 1893 depression.

16. As its intellectual voice, ______ became the leader of the Harlem Renaissance.
A. H. L. Mencken
B. Claude McKay
(C. James Weldon Johnson)
D. W. E. B. Du Bois

17. With the vital assistance of _______, Theodore Roosevelt established the first comprehensive national
conservation policy.
A. William Howard Taft
B. Upton Sinclair
C. Samuel Hopkins Adams
(D. Gifford Pinchot)

18.the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.)?
(A. It made business leaders create new methods to deal with labor issues.)
B. It was founded in Russia.
C. It had very little influence over the labor movement.
D. It was devoted to organizing highly

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