US History Practice Questions

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Which of the following was NOT a reason for the United States' entry into WWI?

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The League of Nations

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The main reason the United States developed the Open Door Policy was to

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What did Theodore Roosevelt mean by the statement, "Speak softly and carry a big stick?"

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The League of Nations was formed as a part of the

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The United States wanted to build the panama Canal in order to

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The main objective of President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points was to

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The President who is credited with the Panama Canal project was

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The Senate failed to ratify the Treaty of Versailles because it

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The Open Door Policy stated that all nations should

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is associated with which of the following quotes?

i. "I pledge to you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.

ii. "The country is in the midst of an era of prosperity more extensive and of peace more permanent than it had ever before experienced."

iii." The only thing we have to fear is, fear itself."

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Which of the following is an INCORRECT statement concerning the Tariff Act of 1930?

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What practice in farming and industry weakened the economy in the 1920's

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A major goal of the government in creating the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was to

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One of the major causes of the Great Depression was the

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The passage of the immigration acts of 1921 and 1924 indicated that the United States wished to

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Which is the common argument against raising tariffs on imported goods?

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One reason for the Stock Market Crash of 1929 was that

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The most urgent task facing President Roosevelt in 1933 was

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During the presidential campaign of 1932, Franklin Roosevelt inspired voters by promising

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What was the goal of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933?

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Which of the following was NOT a type of New Deal program?

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Which was NOT true of Japanese American during WWII?

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What organization was formed near the end of WWII in an attempt to prevent future global wars?

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On December 7, 1941 the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. What strategic advantage did the Japanese hope to gain by launching the attack?

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Japanese-American were interned during WWII because

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An immediate effect of the Lend-Lease program was that

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The United States used all of the following to help win WWII EXCEPT

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Naval and air battles at Midway and the Coral Sea showed that the United States

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What precedent was established by the Nuremberg war crimes trials?

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