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What finally decided the outcome of the 2000 presidential election? Congress the U.S. Supreme Court the nationwide popular vote a state court judge 2. What did Brown v. Board of Education challenge? the “separate but equal” principle in education the right of all people to become educated the right of the courts to decide educational issues the policy of busing students to schools far from home 3. What was the main difference between doves and hawks regarding the U.S. presence in Vietnam? Doves accepted the rising troop levels, escalating costs, and

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    4. What led Adolf Hitler to order German submarines to attack American ships? America’s support of the Allies America’s attacks on German U-boats President Roosevelt’s Quarantine Speech Congress’s declaration of war on Germany 5. What impact did satellites have on modern life? Satellites enabled the development of biotechnology. Satellites made space travel for long periods of time possible. Satellites increased the speed of global communications. Satellites made personal computers possible. 6. The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 prohibited _____. Native Americans from receiving Social Security people from grazing their sheep tribes from governing their lands the government from further dividing Native American land 7. Which of the following was an agressive form of nationalism popularized by U.S. press? imperialism Social Darwinism jingoism federalism 8. What tactic did Filipino insurgents use to undermine American power? insurgency concentration camps guerilla warfare self-rule 9. Why did Japanese Americans generally face more restrictions than Italian or German Americans during World War II? They were more isolated from other Americans. They lived along the West Coast. They held more political power in the United States. They greatly outnumbered other immigrant groups. 10. Which of the following ideas favored public works projects because they put money into the hands of consumers who would buy more goods and stimulate the economy? collective bargaining social security court packing pump priming 11. What action did President John F. Kennedy take in support of civil rights? He fought white southern members of Congress. He marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. He promised to prosecute freedom riders. He promised federal funding for school desegregation. 12. After World War II, how did Americans view the role of the United States? Many wanted the United States to retreat from global responsibilities. Many called for the United States to return to a policy of isolationism. Many believed the political health of the United States did not depend on world peace. Many recognized that the United States was affected by global events. 13. Which of the following best describes the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century? less interested in Latin American affairs accustomed to military involvement overseas unwilling to resolve issues through diplomacy politically unstable 14. Where do most immigrants to the United States come from today? Latin America and Asia Europe and Latin America Asia and Europe Africa and Asia 15. In the Middle East, _____ may present a serious obstacle to achieving democratic governments. high costs of education tribal and religious groups lack of sufficient resources apathy among the youth 16. When World War I began, President Wilson wanted the United States to remain neutral because of the nation’s _____. secret alliances military weakness economic problems ethnic diversity 17. What did the Geneva Accords provide for? immediate elections in Vietnam the division of Vietnam into two countries an anticommunist government in control of a unified Vietnam French control of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam 18. What did “Reaganomics” emphasize? social spending defense reductions tax cuts regulation of industry 19. On what fundamental belief did Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater differ? civil rights how to win the Cold War whether or not ending poverty was important the proper role of government 20. How did Congress try to pressure South Africa into changing its apartheid system? by suspending arms sales by withdrawing all investments by severing diplomatic ties by imposing economic sanctions 21. What happened on Black Tuesday? The stock market began to sputter and fall. Billions of dollars of investors' money was lost in just a few hours. The economy began to recover from the Great Crash. More than 640 commercial banks failed in just one day. 22. Most Americans who opposed the Ku Klux Klan embraced what notion? that immigrants should be deported that David Stephenson should be elected President that the races should remain separate that America was a “melting pot” 23. What was one effect of the stalemate in the Korean War within the United States? Military spending became unimportant in the federal budget. Dwight D. Eisenhower won the presidential election. Harry Truman won reelection as President in 1952. Fewer U.S. soldiers were stationed in foreign countries. 24. Why was a buildup of weapons big enough for mutually assured destruction seen as a way to preserve peace? People believed no one would ever use weapons that had the power to cause great destruction and kill innocent people. The weapons were so dangerous that each side feared they could accidentally detonate and cause damage at home. The knowledge that both sides would be destroyed in a war would prevent either side from starting hostilities. Once people had enough weapons to feel safe and secure, they would not need to use them in a war. 25. How did the Allied bombing of Germany in 1942 change the war? It made it possible for the Allies to avoid fighting in Italy. It placed additional pressure on Soviet troops. It helped pave the way for a later all-out offensive. It permitted German forces to occupy the best defensive positions. 26. What was the impact of the sense of group identity created by the Harlem Renaissance? It enabled African Americans to form their own nation. It formed a basis for later progress for blacks in America. It aided in the migration of blacks to the North. It ended discrimination against blacks in America.

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    27. How did the reception of Vietnam veterans by the American public differ from the reception that World War I and II veterans received? Vietnam veterans did not receive a warm welcome, whereas victory parades were held for veterans from the world wars. Veterans of the world wars were not welcomed warmly, whereas Vietnam veterans were hailed as heroes. Americans fully honored Vietnam veterans immediately following their return home. A memorial was erected in Washington, D.C., to honor world war veterans, and victory parades were held to honor Vietnam veterans. 28. What name was given to the first of the confrontations on the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the march on Selma? “Bloody Sunday” “Selma Saturday” “Black Friday” “Freedom Summer” 29. Which statement about Clinton’s impeachment is true? Most congressional Democrats were convinced that the charge of perjury met the standard required by the Constitution for impeachment. It was clear from the beginning of the impeachment trial that there were not enough votes in the Senate to convict. The impeachment charges were based on fraud found during the Whitewater investigation. Clinton’s impeachment was supported by the majority of Americans. 30. Why did Greeks protest against their government in 2012? The government wanted to drop out of the European Union. The government wanted to borrow money from Germany. The government threatened to raise taxes. The government threatened to impose austerity measures. 31. The U.S. promotes labor rights and environmental protection in Latin America through _____. Pathways to Prosperity the Environmental Defense Fund the Department of Justice NATO 32. Why did Soviet leader Gorbachev pursue glasnost and perestroika? He hoped to strengthen the Soviet hold on Eastern Europe. The Soviet Union was facing serious economic and political problems. He wanted to establish a socialist economy. Ronald Reagan asked him to during peace summits. 33. What was the result of the U.S. Senate’s refusal to approve the Treaty of Versailles? Germany was never held accountable for war damages. The League of Nations was ineffective. Britain and France were no longer allies of the United States. The League of Nations was never formed. 34. What was the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) responsible for? holding hearings about communist ties to the entertainment industry screening federal employees declaring that the U.S. State Department had been infiltrated by communists enforcing the Smith Act 35. What 1968 event caused U.S. military leaders to be concerned that a quick end to the war was not possible? The Students for a Democratic Society was founded. Eugene McCarthy made a strong showing in the New Hampshire primary. The U.S. military suffered a major strategic blow in the Tet Offensive. President Johnson announced that he would not run for another term as President. 36. The movement of African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North in the early 1900s is known as the _____. Trail of Tears Great Migration underground railroad Northern Migration 37. Buying stock on margin remained profitable as long as _____. buyers did not take out loans stock prices rose stock prices fell buyers did not acquire collateral 38. The high point of President Nixon’s foreign policy efforts was _____. bringing a “new federalism” to the U.S. government South Vietnam’s surprise victory after the Paris Peace Accords his trip to China, which led to official recognition of that country the defeat of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the Soviets 39. What goal did President Roosevelt hope to achieve when he enacted the embargo on naval and aviation supplies in 1940? to appease Japan to stop Japanese expansion to provoke Japan into war to avoid war with Japan 40. What was the purpose of the Tennessee Valley Authority? to build a series of dams to control floods and generate electricity to give local residents subsidies for moving to the cities to help farmers plant new kinds of drought-resistant crops to pay farmers not to grow certain crops 41. What was one result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty? The United States and the Soviet Union ceased to communicate. Relations between the United States and the Soviet Union worsened. The Soviet Union ended all nuclear testing. Nearly forty countries ended aboveground nuclear tests. 42. Which is not a major ethical issue? allowing parents to choose the physical characteristics of their children harvesting embryonic stem cells to create new organs flying drone aircraft routinely over American cities allowing private individuals to fly into outer space 43. Which countries produce the most greenhouse gas emissions? U.S. and Russia South Korea and Japan Mexico and Brazil India and China 44. What issues led Native Americans to organize activist groups? Native Americans had higher employment rates than other groups in the United States. Native Americans were historically revered and offered additional rights by the U.S. government. Native Americans wanted to support American government. Native Americans suffered high rates of poverty and unemployment. 45. What is meant by the term “satellite state”? a country that has advanced satellite technology a country that is broken up into separate states a weak country under the influence of a strong country a weak country under the control of a dictator 46. Why did Stalin want Britain and the United States to open a second front in France? He recalled the slaughter of troops along the Western Front in World War I. Soviet forces were losing ground in Eastern Europe and in the South. His advisers told him the German U-boat presence in the English Channel was dangerous. He wanted Germany to divide its troops between two fronts. 47. What motivated imperialists to seek possession or control of colonies? They wanted to gain an advantage in the competition for global resources. They wanted to expand trade into new overseas markets. They wanted to extend their political control over weaker nations. They wanted to provide the colonies with the raw materials needed for industry. 48. Why did some nations embrace totalitarianism after World War I? The war had been caused by repressive dictatorships. Too much territory had been given to certain Allies. The war left behind destruction and bitterness in those nations. Some democratic countries were left with only a single party. 49. In the early 1930s, why did so many farmers lose their land? They paid off their mortgages too quickly, resulting in heavy bank fines. They refused to grow the crops that Americans wanted to purchase. They could not keep up with the growing demand for their crops. They could not earn enough from farming to pay their mortgages. 50. What did the rise of the car culture lead to? the revitalization of older city neighborhoods the decline of shopping malls the spread of fast-food restaurants and drive-in movie theaters the increasing dependence on mass transportation 51. The Camp David Accords provided the framework for a treaty in which Egypt _____. agreed to help end the Iranian hostage crisis agreed to resume oil shipments to the United States agreed to stop fighting against Iraq formally recognized Israel as a state 52. Many Jews were prevented from leaving Germany because _____. some countries refused to accept them during the Great Depression transportation to other countries was too expensive U.S. officials denied them the right to leave the country they needed to stay to protect their businesses and families 53. Why did President Hoover respond cautiously to the Great Depression? He believed that the federal government needed to take an active approach to recovery. He was distracted by the giant dust storms in the Great Plains. He did not have any experience with business methods and economic theory. He thought the business cycle would correct itself. 54. What was the Red Scare? a fear that the Soviet Union would invade the United States a fear that communists and radicals were plotting revolution in the United States a fear that capitalism in the United States would cease to exist a fear that the labor force would move from the United States to communist countries 55. Why did Martin Luther King, Jr. target Birmingham, Alabama for a civil rights campaign? because President Kennedy had been born there because it was the only southern city that practiced segregation because it was considered the most segregated city in the South because of its strong support for civil rights

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    @JimmyC can you help me again i dont know anything im dumb

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    1. B 2. A 3. cut off I can't see it 4. A 5. C 6. D 7. C 8. C 9. B 10. D 11. D 12. D 13. B 14. B 15. B 16. A 17. B 18. C 19. B 20. D 21. A 22. D 23. B 24. C 25. C 26. B

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    What was the main difference between doves and hawks regarding the U.S. presence in Vietnam? Doves accepted the rising troop levels, escalating costs, and increasing number of battlefield deaths, while Hawks questioned the war on both moral and strategic grounds. Doves believed the Vietnam conflict was a localized civil war and disagreed with Johnson’s war policy, but hawks supported his policy and felt Vietnam was a crucial front in the Cold War. Doves agreed with President Johnson’s war policy, but hawks believed Johnson’s policy was wrong. Doves believed that the U.S. military should have a strong presence in Vietnam, while hawks did not.

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    27. A 28. A 29. B 30. D 31. C 32. B 33. B 34. A 35. C 36. B 37. B 38. C 39. B 40. A 41. B 42. D 43. D 44. D 45. C 46. D 47. A 48. C 49. D 50. C 51. D 52. A 53. D 54. B 55. C 3. B Unless you're taking an AP class, history tests shouldn't be that long lol.

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    Is this an American history Final exam for 10th graders?

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