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TExES Social Studies 7-12 (232): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement best describes the outcome of the Mexican-American War?

Question 2 2. In contrast to the First Crusade, the Second Crusade was characterized by

Question 3 3. Which Empire gained control of most of the major trade routes connecting Europe to India and China after conquering Constantinople (1453) and the eastern Mediterranean (1516-1517)?

Question 4 4.

Read the list of statements below and answer the question that follows.

  • Higher household income
  • Lower unemployment rates
  • Higher profits for businesses

The list above best describes an economy undergoing which stage of the business cycle?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was an effect of the Columbian Exchange on China?

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Question 6 6. Which of these collections of laws was developed around 529 C.E. and became the basis for Western law?

Question 7 7.

Read the list of statements below and answer the question that follows.

  • Sets the term limits and minimum age requirements for House Representatives and Senators
  • Names the Vice President as the president of the Senate
  • Authorizes Congress to raise taxes, pay national debts, and maintain the military

The list above describes features of which Article of the U.S. Constitution?

Question 8 8. A historian studying the impact of the Second World War on American society is most likely to ask which of the following research questions?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements best describes the significance of the migrations of Bantu-speaking peoples throughout sub-Saharan Africa (1000 B.C. to 500 A.D.)?

Question 10 10. Which statement best describes the major impact of the Second Industrial Revolution?

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Question 11 11. The first democratically-elected legislative body of English colonists in British North America was

Question 12 12. Which of the following documents is considered a primary source?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was one of the most important ports for Texas during the Civil War and the site of a major battle (1862-1863)?

Question 14 14. Which leader of the People's Republic of China tried to transform China into a global industrial power by launching the Great Leap Forward?

Question 15 15. This Progressive Era reformer strove to combat inner city poverty and championed women's suffrage

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Question 16 16. For most Americans, the most relevant source of information was gathered from which of the following?

Question 17 17. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

Question 18 18. Why did the Kingdom of Zimbabwe fall into decline?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is correct regarding the Declaration of Independence?

Question 20 20. What was an outcome of the dissolution of the Mycenaean government?

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Question 21 21. What is a settlement house?

Question 22 22. Which country did Japan defeat in a war from 1904-1905?

Question 23 23. General Santa Anna's army took days to overtake The Alamo.

Question 24 24. How would the Federal Reserve implement an expansionary monetary policy?

Question 25 25. How did Vietnamization fit into the Nixon Doctrine?

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Question 26 26. Why did Dred Scott file a lawsuit?

Question 27 27. How were John C. Calhoun and William H. Crawford similar?

Question 28 28. Which is NOT a type of informal assessment?

Question 29 29. How did European metal affect the lives of Native Americans?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is FALSE regarding John Sutter's and James Marshall's role in the California Gold Rush?

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Question 31 31. In the Roman Republic, the position of consul was held by

Question 32 32. For how many years did the Israelites wander in the desert?

Question 33 33. What invention allowed him to start his research facility?

Question 34 34. How did people's lives change during the Great Depression?

Question 35 35. How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand affect World War One?

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Question 36 36. How did the adherence to one historical perspective lead to the Nazis gaining power in Germany?

Question 37 37. How did The Reformation impact southern European countries?

Question 38 38. What products were taken along the first leg of the triangular trade route, from Europe to Africa?

Question 39 39. Which of the following was NOT a reason for the fall of Rome?

Question 40 40. The first coin to be mass-produced for cross-country trade and used all over Europe was the_____.

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Question 41 41. What was Zionism?

Question 42 42. Which European is credited with being the first to reach the Pacific Ocean?

Question 43 43. Why were the Hanging Gardens supposedly built?

Question 44 44. What is the primary factor of a monopolistic competition?

Question 45 45. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

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Question 46 46. A developed country paid you to find new territory and to claim this land in its honor. Your orders are to kill or enslave any indigenous people you might find there. What type of colonization are you practicing?

Question 47 47. What prominent political family calls Texas their home?

Question 48 48. Which presidential election led to the downfall of the Democratic-Republicans' one party rule?

Question 49 49. How did the Red Scare effect the lives of everyday Americans?

Question 50 50. Why did the Mali Empire begin to decline?

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