U.S. History, Revise

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Nga bobi April 8, 2016 11:17

U.S. History, Revise

Refer to these quotes when answering questions 1 to 3.

1The statements of both Truman and Reagan share the same goal of …

  • restraining communist military power and ideological influence.

  • creating alliances with recently decolonized nations.

  • re-establishing the principle of isolationism.

  • avoiding a military confrontation with the Soviet Union.

2Truman issued the doctrine primarily to …

  • support decolonization in Asia and Africa.

  • support U.S. allies in Latin America.

  • protect U.S. interests in the Middle East.

  • bolster non-communist nations, particularly in Europe.

3Reagan’s speech best reflects which of the following developments in U.S. foreign policy?

  • Caution resulting from earlier setbacks in international affairs.

  • Assertions of U.S. opposition to communism.

  • The expansion of peacekeeping efforts.

  • The pursuit of free trade worldwide.

Adolph Treidler/Collection of Library of Congress

Refer to this image when answering questions 4 to 6.

4The poster was intended to …

  • persuade women to enlist in the military.

  • promote the ideals of republican motherhood.

  • advocate for the elimination of sex discrimination in employment.

  • convince women that they had an essential role in the war effort.

5The poster most directly reflects the …

  • wartime mobilization of U.S. society.

  • emergence of the United States as a leading world power.

  • expanded access to consumer goods during wartime.

  • wartime repression of civil liberties.

6Which of the following represents a later example of the change highlighted in the poster?

  • Feminist challenges to sexual norms in the 1970s.

  • The growing protests against U.S. military engagements abroad in the 1970s.

  • The increasing inability of the manufacturing sector to create jobs for women in the 1970s and 1980s.

  • The growing popular consensus about appropriate women’s roles in the 1980s and 1990s.

Jacob A. Riis/Bettmann, via Corbis

Refer to this image when answering questions 7 to 9.

7Conditions like those shown in the image at right contributed most directly to which of the following?

  • The passage of laws restricting immigration to the United States.

  • An increase in Progressive reform activity.

  • A decline in efforts to Americanize immigrants.

  • The weakening of labor unions such as the American Federation of Labor.

8The conditions shown in the image depict which of the following trends in the late 19th century?

  • The growing gap between rich and poor.

  • The rise of the settlement house and Populist movements.

  • Increased corruption in urban politics.

  • The migration of African-Americans to the North in the late 19th century.

9Advocates for individuals such as those shown in the image would have most likely agreed with which of the following perspectives?

  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Plessy v. Ferguson was justified.

  • Capitalism, free of government regulation, would improve social conditions.

  • Both wealth and poverty are the products of natural selection.

  • Government should act to eliminate the worst abuses of industrial society.

Refer to this quote when answering questions 10 to 12.

10Which of the following aspects of Muir’s description expresses a major change in Americans’ views of the natural environment?

  • The idea that wilderness areas are worthy subjects for artistic works.

  • The idea that wilderness areas serve as evidence of divine creation.

  • The idea that government should preserve wilderness areas in a natural state.

  • The idea that mountainous scenery is more picturesque and beautiful than flat terrain.

11 Muir’s ideas are most directly a reaction to the …

  • increasing usage and exploitation of western landscapes.

  • increase in urban populations, including immigrant workers attracted by a growing industrial economy.

  • westward migration of groups seeking religious refuge.

  • opening of a new frontier in recently annexed territory.

12Muir’s position regarding wilderness was most strongly opposed by which of the following?

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