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Fasttrack to America's Past
Section 7: Becoming a World Leader
7: Becoming a World Leader Practice Test
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1. Which statement below best expresses the main goal of people identified with the Progressive Movement in the early 1900s?
A. Alcohol must be abolished once and for all.
2. "Muckrakers" were
A. people who helped dig the Panama Canal.
3. Which of these statements would Theodore Roosevelt NOT agree with, based on what he said and did as a political leader and president?
A. "Businesses need to give the working man and
working women a fair deal."
4. All of these are true statements about the early 1900s EXCEPT:
A. Wilbur and Orville Wright invented the airplane.
5. In the 1912 presidential election, what did the Progressive Party and its candidate Theodore Roosevelt say was the main threat to America's democratic political system?
A. the combination of corrupt business leaders and
6. The federal income tax is called a progressive tax because
A. the tax is paid by most working Americans.
7. What is the main responsibility of the Federal Reserve System?
A. to keep a strong Army Reserve ready in case of
8. Which of these describes Henry Ford’s ideas about factory workers, based on policies he put into effect at the Ford Motor Company in 1914?
A. He viewed workers almost as machines, to be
obtained at a price as low as possible.
9. Which of these is NOT a true statement about World War One?
A. The conflict was triggered by the assassination
of an Austrian archduke.
10. What were the years of World War One in Europe?
A. 1901 - 1907
11. Many Americans had an attitude called "isolationism” as World War One began in Europe. Which of these statements best describes the attitude of "isolationism"?
A. “America should take a stand and get involved in
12. Which of these countries or empires was NOT one of the Central Powers in World War One?
13. After World War One, President Woodrow Wilson suggested the formation of a "League of Nations" to help prevent future wars. What happened to his proposal?
A. The League was formed, and America became the
main leader in it.
14. Russia became a communist society in a 1917 revolution. Which of these statements describes the basic beliefs of communism?
A. The government should own and control all
industries, mines, and farms.
15. The period called Prohibition was
A. the time before 1920 when women were denied the
right to vote in most states.
16. What was the Great Migration?
A. the large number of Americans visiting Europe in
17. Which statement summarizes the main issue in the Scopes Trial in the 1920s?
A. Can a state government order teachers not to
teach the theory of evolution?
18. The most famous and disastrous stock market crash of the 20th Century occurred in
A. Charles Lindbergh - famous solo flight across
20. High tariff laws passed by the U.S. Congress are often blamed as a major cause of economic problems that appeared in the 1920s. Which of these was a direct result of high tariff policies?
A. Labor unions demanded higher wages.
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