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GACE Middle Grades Social Science: Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which agreement negatively impacted Cambodia and Laos due to the removal of the United States from Southeast Asia?

Question 2 2. Why did Great Britain grant Egypt its independence in 1922?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is NOT true of the 19th Amendment granting American women the right to vote in 1920?

Question 4 4.

Why were thousands of non-Jews without a country after 1948?

I. They were not allowed back into Israel if they left.

II. They did not organize a government in their territory.

III. Other Arab nations did not welcome the immigrants.

Question 5 5. Uncle Tom's Cabin gained success as a book and a _____ in the 19th century.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following forms of government MOST often accompanies fascism?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a major criticism of traditionalist history as made by historical revisionists?

Question 8 8. Tim Watson is one of the members of a group of Democrats that will pick the next presidential nominee. This group will decide for whom the delegates will vote for at the national party convention. What is this group called?

Question 9 9. How did most states determine how to rule themselves according to the idea that the people are the highest authority (popular sovereignty) when drafting their state constitutions?

Question 10 10. Who formed the core of Clinton's supporters and why?

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Question 11 11. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 12 12. What good things did Augusto Pinochet bring to Chile?

Question 13 13. Why was Nixon's win in the 1968 presidential election a pivotal time for Americans?

Question 14 14. What was the significance of King Philip's War?

Question 15 15. Neutrality is

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Question 16 16. What people were the first to establish trade routes across the Sahara?

Question 17 17. An incumbent Congressman received 200 letters from people in his district where they questioned why he voted for a bill that increased taxes. He has sent personal letters to all of them to explain his stance on the issue, as well as to 800 other people in his district, without having to pay postage. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which candidate did the Federalists support for president in the election of 1800?

Question 19 19. What was the Compromise of 1877?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is FALSE regarding Francisco Franco?

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Question 21 21. Why did many of the Puritans come to be in New England?

Question 22 22. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

Question 23 23. The President of The United States of America receives a bill. How can the President veto the bill?

Question 24 24. What event proved to be the decisive blow to the Indian Ocean economy?

Question 25 25. How did New Netherland and New France make attempts to increase their population?

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Question 26 26. The invention of what device first allowed computer users to take the power of a computer with them anywhere they wished?

Question 27 27. Following the Revolution of 1905, Tsar Nicholas II agreed to allow a legislative assembly called _____.

Question 28 28. Which best describes the task system?

Question 29 29. How did Czar Nicholas II react to the October Manifesto?

Question 30 30. Which of the following does not describe a political party?

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Question 31 31. Stalin's nonaggression pact with a country allowed him to invade several eastern European countries the Russian Empire had lost after WWI? Name the country.

Question 32 32. Which of the following did NOT contribute to America's population increase during the early 1800s?

Question 33 33. Which is a basic summary of the Monroe Doctrine?

Question 34 34. Why was Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

Question 35 35. How did the Mexican economy generally do under Porfiiro Diaz?

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Question 36 36. How were airplanes able to carry larger loads in the years following World War II?

Question 37 37. Why is incumbency an advantage in Congressional elections?

Question 38 38. Which problem did Bush face during the presidential campaign?

Question 39 39. In the Great Compromise, 3/5 of the _____ population was counted toward the overall state population.

Question 40 40.

'Twas mercy brought me from my Pagan land,

Taught my benighted soul to understand

That there's a God, that there's a Saviour too:

Once I redemption neither sought nor knew.

Some view our sable race with scornful eye,

'Their colour is a diabolic die.'

Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain,

May be refin'd and join th'angelic train.

Who most likely wrote this poem?

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Question 41 41. Which of these interventions was not successful in the long term?

Question 42 42. Who was the leading advocate of the Indian independence movement known for his acts of civil disobedience?

Question 43 43. Which of the following organs is the governing body of the African Union?

Question 44 44. How did the Falklands War play out?

Question 45 45. What has the largest influence on a voter's decision?

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Question 46 46. Which of the following best describes the victorious army at the Battle of New Orleans?

Question 47 47. What was abertura?

Question 48 48. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

Question 49 49. Carter was defeated by which of the following candidates in the 1980 Presidential Election?

Question 50 50. What were the Committees of Correspondence?

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