CLEP History of the United States II: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam
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Question 11.Which of the following describes George H.W. Bush's approach to foreign policy?
Question 22.Which of the following is true about the differences between the First and Second New Deal?
Question 33.What was the main idea of the Eugenics Movement in the early 20th century?
Question 44.What was the main conclusion of the Nye Committee?
Question 55.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?
Question 66.In the 1960s, marches, sit-ins, and freedom rides were all examples of _____
Question 77.How was federal policy towards Native Americans influenced by Wounded Knee?
Question 88.Which of the following is W.E.B. Du Bois most well known for?
Question 99.What is yellow journalism?
Question 1010.Who was Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
Question 1111.What motivated the United States to get involved in Vietnam?
Question 1212.Why was the scandal that led to the end of Nixon's presidency called Watergate?
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT something Obama promised to champion during the 2008 presidential campaign?
Question 1414.How did the Bush Doctrine compare with the United Nation's framework on collective security?
Question 1515.Why did public opinion occasionally turn against unionized workers who went on strike?
Question 1616.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 1717.How was Mikhail Gorbachev different from his predecessors?
Question 1818.What was the main goal of OPEC?
Question 1919.Which of the following descriptions BEST characterizes the Watergate scandal that first began to gain national attention in 1972?
Question 2020.During his presidency, Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed for laws connected to the following:
Question 2121.What ultimately brought the successes of the first New Deal and the second New Deal to a halt?
Question 2222._____ was a major writer of the Harlem Renaissance and also helped found the NAACP.
Question 2323.What effect did Harding's tax cuts have on the American economy?
Question 2424.How did the impact of Mark Twain differ to the 1915 silent movie, The Birth of a Nation?
Question 2525.Which of the following is FALSE regarding sport and leisure activities during the Second Industrial Revolution?
Question 2626.How did many celebrities, such as Charlie Chaplin, contribute to the American war effort during World War I?
Question 2727.What was the Germans' response to the Treaty of Versailles?
Question 2828.How did D.W. Griffith's 1915 movie Birth of a Nation impact the status of African-American civil rights?
Question 2929.Which of the following was likely a beneficiary of the Newlands Reclamation Act?
Question 3030.Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?
Question 3131.The Native American rights movement of the 1960's is known as _____.
Question 3232.How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?
Question 3333.Why was the role of homosexuals in society difficult in the 1950s?
Question 3434.What was Operation Overlord?
Question 3535.Which of the following did NOT figure into Truman's decision to drop the bombs?
Question 3636.During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.
Question 3737.How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?
Question 3838.Why were construction workers on the transcontinental railroad in danger?
Question 3939.How did George Westinghouse contribute to the expansion of the Transcontinental Railroad?
Question 4040.Which of the following organizations likely opposed Clinton's Brady Bill?
Question 4141.What was the 2001 war in Afghanistan called?
Question 4242.What tactic did President George H.W. Bush favor in his foreign policy?
Question 4343.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 4444.A tax that had to be paid in order to sit on a Southern jury:
Question 4545.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 _____.
Question 4646.Which of the following best defines nativism?
Question 4747.For which of the following reasons did the U.S. go to war against Spain in 1898?
Question 4848.Why were political reformers of the Progressive Era concerned about the influence of political machines?
Question 4949.How did the student movement change between the years 1960 and 1966?
Question 5050.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?
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