QUESTION 1The Gilded Agea.was a term coined by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warnerb.refers to the period in U.S. history from 1840 to 1860c.Was a term coined by Theodore Rooseveltd.refers to the period in U.S. history of increased labor rights and votes for womenQUESTION 2The Pullman Strikea.marked a victory for capital over laborb.destroyed the steel unionc.tarnished Andrew Carnegie’s reputationd.brought train service to Chicago to a standstillQUESTION 3In the late 19th century, Chinese immigrantsa.were removed from the country by the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1890b.helped build American’s railroadsc.all of the aboved.were largely concentrated on the east coast in cities such as Philadelphia and New YorkQUESTION 4Andrew Carnegiea.was born into the emerging “middle class”b.was born and remained in povertyc.Was born into a prosperous steel mill owner’s familyd.lived a “rags to riches” lifeQUESTION 5The Homestead Strike of 1892a.resulted in a major setback for workers attempting to unionizeb.was a major victory for workers on the path to unionizationc.resulted in a defeat of Carnegie and the Carnegie Steel Co.d.could not muster enough workers to shut down the steel millQUESTION 6The Gibson Girl was:a.A famous dancer from the 1920s, known for her provocative moves.b.The mascot of Woodrow Wilson’s political campaign in 1915c.a type of woman used in magazine illustrations by Charles Dana Gibsond.The wife of Boston mayor, Kimball Gibson.QUESTION 7Muckrakers like Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Theodore Dreiser were concerned about:a.Exposing corporate greed which undermined traditional American values.b.Using journalism to expose the criminal behavior of serial killers.c.Selling as many books as they could to be the most popular writers in America.d.Acquiring as much wealth as they could.QUESTION 8During Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency, which list is an accurate description of his accomplishments as a Progressive?a.supported big business, stopped immigration, and increased federal regulationb.busted trusts, made conservation federal policy, and increased federal regulationc.busted trusts, stopped immigration, and decreased military spendingd.supported big business, made conservation federal policy, and decreased federal regulationQUESTION 9Edward H. Clarke’s Sex in Education: A Fair Chance for girls argued that women should be allowed unhampered access to learning and education.TrueFalseQUESTION 10The poems we have read as part of our World War I modulea.celebrate the brave nature of American solidersb.are epic accounts of what happened on the field in great detailc.are historical sources that can testify to the government’s role in WWId.speak to the fragility of life and the enduring impact of the war on solidersQUESTION 11In “I Have a Rendezvous with Death,” the author feels _____________ about death?a.fearful yet remorsefulb.angryc.courageousd.disillusionedQUESTION 12President Theodore Roosevelta.sought to impose order and stability in the Western Hemisphereb.intervened militarily in Cuba and the Dominican Republicc.initiated the construction of the Panama Canald.all of the aboveQUESTION 13Theodore Roosevelta.said businesses have the right to use the environment as they pleasedb.did not feel strongly about the environment one way or anotherc.pushed for deregulation of the environmentd.was a crusader for environmental causesQUESTION 14During the Great War (World War I), America fought on the side of Britain and France.TrueFalseQUESTION 15Women were not allowed to participate in the Settlement House movement.TrueFalseQUESTION 16The main difference between the two poems read for the Empire/WWI module is:a.one is courageous and the other is disillusionedb.one solider feels vicitimized and one is angryc.one is about the “enemy” and one about “brave” Americansd.one is written before a solider died and one is after a solider diedQUESTION 17In her article on doughboys, Wingate argues:a.doughboys were not celebrated at all until after the war when they became celebrities.b.doughboys never achieved cultural celebrations because of their connections with the sadness of the warc.Americans loved doughboys because they were marketed as joyful creations that celebrated American cuisined.doughboys became symbols of Ameican vitality, loyality, and patriotismQUESTION 18Wilson was successful in achieving all of his war aims at the Versailles (Paris) Peace Conference following World War I.TrueFalseQUESTION 19Frederick Jackson Turnera.was a Social Darwinistb.was a steel company ownerc.was a famous band leaderd.was a historian who talked about the frontierQUESTION 20What did FDR do to get the economy back on track?a.create programs such as the Works Progress Administration (WPA) which produced art and literatureb.all of the abovec.help to create a strong social system to help those in needd.enlist the help of academics and entreprenuers to provide options and ideasQUESTION 21Railroadsa.helped to create a truly national market for manufactured goodsb.cost American tax payers 4.7 billion of dollars between 1890-1910c.established time zonesd.all of the aboveQUESTION 22The most famous and arguably important programs to come of the FDR’s time is office were called:a.The Industrial Rights Actb.The New Dealc.Social Security Officed.National Act for Economic Recovery (NAER)QUESTION 23Social Darwinisma.supported the theory of laissez-faire economicsb.was popularized by Herbert Spencerc.stressed the survival of the fittestd.all of the aboveQUESTION 24JC Leyendecker wasa.a member of President Roosevelt’s inner circleb.an illustrator who created The Arrow Collar Manc.a gay rights activistd.The author of The JungleQUESTION 25The leaders of the United States and Germany during WWI were:a.Wilson and Wilhelmb.Roosevelt and Bismarkc.Roosevelt and Wilsond.Wilson and HitlerQUESTION 26What was the Red Scare?a.Anti-German propoganda in the years before WWIb.An art movement in wartime New Yorkc.A push to rid the US of communists and other radicalsd.another term for the fever of 1919QUESTION 27What was New Imperialism?a.a mid-20th century push by America and its allies to control war-torn Europeb.The primary philosophy of The Progressivesc.The word used to describe German’s agression during WWId.a late 19th century scamble for colonies by Europe and the United StatesQUESTION 28Rock bottom for the American economy during The Great Depression was:a.1933b.1929c.1930d.1935QUESTION 29Who was Dorothea Lange?a.a famous fashion designerb.A photographer for the WPAc.A suffragette who wrote “Baby Cali’s Got A Fever” to trumpet women’s right to voted.The author of “The Jungle”QUESTION 30In The Great Gatsby, Jordan Bakera.was Gatsby’s great loveb.worked at a gas station and had an affair with Tom Buchananc.was a professional athleted.married the narrator at the end of the storyQUESTION 31In the first 100 days of his presidency, F.D. Roosevelta.passed several important banking actsb.was nearly impeached by Congress on two occasionsc.Started the WPAd.failed to inact any meaninful legislation because of problems with CongressQUESTION 32The Works Progress Administration aimed toa.combat Communism by making convicted communists work on farmsb.restart the American farming industryc.improve progress in farmingd.overhaul the country’s infrastructureQUESTION 33American culture in the 1930s was largely centered arounda.the development of televisionb.American musicals, such as Annie Get Your Gunc.radio programmingd.new forms of art such as photographyQUESTION 34The main characters in The Jungle area.workers in the meat packing industryb.communists on the run from the American governmentc.women trying to support their familiesd.reformed communistsQUESTION 35In The Gibson Girl Goes to College, historian Lynn Gordon argues:a.American women won the right to vote by proving their physical abilities in sportsb.college was a breeding around for female communistsc.The Gibson Girl recast the image of American women as youthful and vibrantd.The Gibson Girl inspired Americans to support women’s voting rightsQUESTION 36The myth of the Westa.touted the West as a dangerous place for most Americansb.encouraged Americans to believe the West was extremely safe for settlementc.gave indigenous people a voice in mainstream American cultured.none of the aboveQUESTION 37Between 1890 and 1920, the most prominent immigrant groups werea.Eastern Europeans and Germans fleeing oppressionb.Italians and Eastern Europeansc.Famine-stricken Irish and Italiansd.Irish and Jewish immigrantsQUESTION 38What is Nativism?a.opposition to immigrants and immigrationb.late 1890s crime against Native Americansc.a push for patriotism during WWI by promoting native-born leadersd.Another term for The Red ScareQUESTION 39Sports in early 20th century Americaa.were largely limited members of the wealthy classb.were basically non-existant until 1920c.were largely limited to citiesd.were increasingly popularQUESTION 40A major sex symbol in the 1920s wasa.F. Scott Fitzgeraldb.Rudolph Valentinoc.Micheal S. Finkbeinerd.Charlie ChapmanQUESTION 41In the 1920s, the Klu Klux Klana.incited racial violence at the Cotton Club in New York City, leaving 213 people deadb.had lost much of its following due to divisions within the group itselfc.thrivedd.Enlisted the help of both Catholics and Jews to stand against people of colorQUESTION 42In the 1920s, Prohibition wasa.largely supported by most Americansb.highly successful in keeping alcohol off the streetsc.generally ignored by the government and the people of the United Statesd.a highly contested topic in American cultureQUESTION 43In the 1920s, politiciansa.continued to actively pursue global imperialismb.spent much energy trying to get rid of President Coolidgec.made sustained attempts to stop the spread of poverty in the United Statesd.backed away from interfering with foreign regimesQUESTION 44What was a major law or program of the First Hundred Days?a.Farm Mortgage Assistanceb.Railroad Redundancy Programc.Farming Affirmation Act of 1934d.All of the aboveQUESTION 45What was The Dust Bowl?a.a natural disaster of windstorms and dark skiesb.the ship brought down by German submarines in June 1914c.A term created by Franklin D. Roosevelt to describe the American economyd.none of the above

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