US History 01/20 Online Test

In the late nineteenth century, all of the following encouraged American jingoism EXCEPT
yellow journalism
the New Navy policy of Alfred Thayer Mahan and Theodore Roosevelt
the example of European imperialism
the flooding of American markets by foreign producers
Social Darwinism
Of the following, which was the principal issue on which the United States sought settlement with Great Britain at the outset of the War of 1812?
A guarantee of New England fishing rights off Newfoundland
Free navigation of the Mississippi River
Cancellation of pre-Revolutionary debts
Access to trade with the British West Indies
An end to impressments
Joseph Pulitzer achieved fame and wealth as a
radio commentator
political cartoonist
film producer
newspaper publisher
The Stamp Act crisis was important in the coming of the American Revolution for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
The colonists demonstrated their willingness to use violence rather than legal means to frustrate British policy.
The crisis coincided with a British decision to garrison regular troops in American cities.
American patriots realized that British inflexibility made revolution virtually inevitable.
The British maintained that the colonies had no right to independence from parliamentary authority.
Patriot leaders claimed that the act denied them their British birthrights.
During the 1930's, isolationists drew support for their position from which of the following documents?
The Federalist papers
Washington's Farewell Address
Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
The Platt Amendment
Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address
In the 1850's, the South differed from the North in that the South had
a better-developed transportation system
a better-educated White population
less interest in evangelical religion
fewer European immigrants
more cities
The primary function of the war boards during the First World War was to
increase cooperation among business, labor, and government
encourage the breakup of monopolies
nationalize the banking industry
limit the influence of social scientists on government policy
minimize the tax burden on the lower classes
An important consequence of the "tariff of abominations" (1828) is that it led to the
taxation of consumer items
re-election of Andrew Jackson
enunciation of the doctrine of nullification
alliance of Southern planters and Western farmers
expansion of the New England textile industry
The Black Codes passed in a number of southern states after the Civil War were intended to
close public schools to the children of former slaves
promote the return of former slaves to Africa
enable Black citizens to vote in federal elections
place limits on the socioeconomic opportunities open to Black people
further the integration of southern society
The primary objective of the founders of the Know-Nothing party was the
abolition of slavery
establishment of free public schools
improvement of factory working conditions
prohibition of communitarian experiments
restriction of the rights of immigrants
 Which of the following was most responsible for the change shown between 1938 and 1942 on the chart above?
The illness and death of unemployed workers
A redefinition of unemployment by the United States Census Bureau
Legislation of the second New Deal
Industrial mobilization related to the Second World War
A global economic boom following the Great Depression
Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast of the United States in early 1942 were sent to internment camps on the alleged grounds that they
were a potential threat to the security of the United States
refused to take a loyalty oath
wished to return to Japan in great numbers
were instrumental in arranging the attack on Pearl Harbor
worked with German and Italian groups to weaken American resolve
In 1962, which of the following contributed most directly to a crisis in Soviet-American relations over Cuba?
Cuban attacks on the United States naval base at Guantanamo
The failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion
Cuban support for leftist guerilla movements in Latin America
Cuban withdrawal from the Organization of American States
The discovery of Soviet missile sites in Cuba
Which of the following was true of the Continental Congress in its drafting of the Articles of Confederation?
It was cautious about giving the new government powers it had just denied Parliament
It gave Congress the exclusive right to issue currency.
It gave the national court system the power to review both national and state law.
It gave Congress control of interstate commerce.
It rejected the arguments of men like Samuel Adams and Richard Henry Lee who feared strong governments.
Most Progressives sought all of the following EXCEPT the
democratization of the political structure
reformation of children's labor laws
expansion of women's rights
legislative creation of a socialist commonwealth
application of "scientific methods" to solve social problems
The argument between Great Britain and its American colonies during the 1760's and 1770's over "virtual representation" concerned
patterns of legislative apportionment in the colonial assemblies
Parliament's ability to reflect colonial interests
the lack of colonial participation in negotiating the Treaty of Paris
the increasing use of juryless admiralty courts in the colonies
the representation of "free men of color" in colonial assemblies

This is a test in a series of test of US History. This endeavours a preparation check on Advanced Placement History for students. One can Practice these test one by one, these are independent in nature but grouped in certain combination to help out the Learners. Happy Learning!!!

Mark Cruthers
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