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CLEP History of the United States II: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes George H.W. Bush's approach to foreign policy?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about the differences between the First and Second New Deal?

Question 3 3. What was the main idea of the Eugenics Movement in the early 20th century?

Question 4 4. What was the main conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 5 5. What term is used to described the fear of communists in the United States and when did this term first begin to be used widely?

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Question 6 6. In the 1960s, marches, sit-ins, and freedom rides were all examples of _____

Question 7 7. How was federal policy towards Native Americans influenced by Wounded Knee?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is W.E.B. Du Bois most well known for?

Question 9 9. What is yellow journalism?

Question 10 10. Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?

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Question 11 11. What motivated the United States to get involved in Vietnam?

Question 12 12. Why was the scandal that led to the end of Nixon's presidency called Watergate?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT something Obama promised to champion during the 2008 presidential campaign?

Question 14 14. How did the Bush Doctrine compare with the United Nation's framework on collective security?

Question 15 15. Why did public opinion occasionally turn against unionized workers who went on strike?

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Question 16 16. In 1982, President Reagan declared a 'War on Drugs.' Reagan's wife, Nancy Reagan, campaigned to end drug use on which of the following slogans?

Question 17 17. How was Mikhail Gorbachev different from his predecessors?

Question 18 18. What was the main goal of OPEC?

Question 19 19. Which of the following descriptions BEST characterizes the Watergate scandal that first began to gain national attention in 1972?

Question 20 20. During his presidency, Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed for laws connected to the following:

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Question 21 21. What ultimately brought the successes of the first New Deal and the second New Deal to a halt?

Question 22 22. _____ was a major writer of the Harlem Renaissance and also helped found the NAACP.

Question 23 23. What effect did Harding's tax cuts have on the American economy?

Question 24 24. How did the impact of Mark Twain differ to the 1915 silent movie, The Birth of a Nation?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is FALSE regarding sport and leisure activities during the Second Industrial Revolution?

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Question 26 26. How did many celebrities, such as Charlie Chaplin, contribute to the American war effort during World War I?

Question 27 27. What was the Germans' response to the Treaty of Versailles?

Question 28 28. How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?

Question 30 30. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

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Question 31 31. The Native American rights movement of the 1960's is known as _____.

Question 32 32. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 33 33. Why was the role of homosexuals in society difficult in the 1950s?

Question 34 34. What was Operation Overlord?

Question 35 35. Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?

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Question 36 36. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 37 37. How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?

Question 38 38. Why were construction workers on the transcontinental railroad in danger?

Question 39 39. How did George Westinghouse contribute to the expansion of the Transcontinental Railroad?

Question 40 40. Which of the following organizations likely opposed Clinton's Brady Bill?

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Question 41 41. What was the 2001 war in Afghanistan called?

Question 42 42. What tactic did President George H.W. Bush favor in his foreign policy?

Question 43 43. In response to allegations that President Nixon ordered top aides to halt a federal investigation of charges of a crime committed by Republican operatives, this action was suggested in the early 1970s?

Question 44 44. A tax that had to be paid in order to sit on a Southern jury:

Question 45 45. During the 1920s, a U.S.Attorney General received a letter bomb at his home widely believed to be sent by Communists. This led to the founding of the _____.

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Question 46 46. Which of the following best defines nativism?

Question 47 47. For which of the following reasons did the U.S. go to war against Spain in 1898?

Question 48 48. Why were political reformers of the Progressive Era concerned about the influence of political machines?

Question 49 49. How did the student movement change between the years 1960 and 1966?

Question 50 50. Which post-war, counter-culture group in America is best defined as a vast group of bohemian creatives that deviated markedly in their ideas from mainstream society in the 1950s?

CLEP History of the United States II: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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