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History 104: US History II Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Iran-Contra affair not only controversial but also deeply contradictive?

Question 2 2. Why is jazz representative of the 1920s?

Question 3 3. Why is it often repeated that the Bush administration, as well as Congress, helped enable some of the factors that led to the 2008 crisis?

Question 4 4. Which of these was NOT a reason that Democrats lost seats in the 1994 mid-term elections?

Question 5 5. How did settlement houses attempt to alleviate poverty?

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Question 6 6. What agreement between the United States and Britain officially established a wartime and post-war alliance?

Question 7 7. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

Question 8 8. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 10 10. Which event tarnished the accomplishments of Obama's first term foreign policy?

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Question 11 11. Why did the Tet Offensive cause a decline in the American public's confidence in the Vietnam War and the Johnson administration?

Question 12 12. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

Question 13 13. Why was there a sudden growth of northern urban population centers in the late 19th century?

Question 14 14. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 15 15. Which of the following can be seen as an impact of the assassination of Martin Luther King?

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Question 16 16. Why did the US invade Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 18 18. Who was the woman who touched off a maelstrom of national attention when she refused to sit in the back of a segregated bus?

Question 19 19. Which is the correct chronological order, starting with the earliest, of US policy in Latin America?

Question 20 20. What was Sirhan Sirhan's possible motivation for assassinating Senator Robert Kennedy in 1968?

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Question 21 21. What was Operation Torch?

Question 22 22. Why did the Second Industrial Revolution take place?

Question 23 23. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements appropriately relates Manifest Destiny to American imperialism?

Question 25 25. In deciding Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court stipulated that a woman had the right to an abortion up until what point?

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Question 26 26. Pragmatists stressed that truth comes from the ability to solve problems. In which area did John Dewey make significant contributions?

Question 27 27. The date of 'Black Tuesday' is:

Question 28 28. What was Kristallnacht?

Question 29 29. Why are the Scottsboro Trials important?

Question 30 30. Why was Al Capone charged with tax evasion, as opposed to other crimes?

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Question 31 31. What did William Jennings Bryan mean when he said, You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold?

Question 32 32. Which of the following is a likely profile of a Progressive reformer?

Question 33 33. Which American president made the decision to use atomic weapons?

Question 34 34. Progressive Era child labor reforms at local and state levels resulted in:

Question 35 35. Which problem did Bush face during the presidential campaign?

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Question 36 36. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 37 37. Which is the best explanation of a trust?

Question 38 38. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

Question 39 39. How was Germany supposed to be divided based on the deal at the Yalta conference?

Question 40 40. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

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Question 41 41. The second New Deal occurred between which period of years?

Question 42 42. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

Question 43 43. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

Question 44 44. Which of the following were objectives of Reagan's economic program?

Question 45 45. What did the 14th amendment do?

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Question 46 46. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

Question 47 47. Which of the following was NOT a promise of the Obama 2008 presidential campaign?

Question 48 48. As A. Mitchell Palmer and his agents rounded up and deported suspected radicals, which basic rights of due process were ignored?

Question 49 49. Why was the Northern Securities case of 1904 significant?

Question 50 50. What is a speakeasy?

History 104: US History II Final Exam Instructions

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