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20th Century American Presidents Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As governor, FDR's programs to deal with the Great Depression also gave him a chance to build up what interest?

Question 2 2. What was the name given to Reagan's economic policy consisting of cutting taxes and limiting government involvement?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT true about the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act?

Question 4 4. Which newspaper ran the headline Dewey Defeats Truman?

Question 5 5. Under President Clinton, the federal government went from having a $290 billion _____ to having a $237 billion _____.

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Question 6 6. Which illness paralyzed FDR?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 8 8. What political party appreciated Woodrow Wilson's progressive ideals?

Question 9 9. Which piece of legislation raised taxes on imported items?

Question 10 10. Carter ran for governor a second time in 1970, but disavowed his earlier pro-integrationist stance. What was his stance on civil rights after he was elected?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following actions by William H. Taft caused a rift in his relationship with Theodore Roosevelt?

Question 12 12. Which Woodrow Wilson writing dealt with living the good life?

Question 13 13. Which consisted of a massive economic aid package to help rebuild war-torn Europe?

Question 14 14. Jimmy Carter was a peanut farmer but he was also a _____

Question 15 15. What event brought the United States into World War Two?

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Question 16 16. In 1900, President McKinley made William Howard Taft head administrator over _____.

Question 17 17. Who were the Little Rock Nine?

Question 18 18. When Johnson became president in 1963, he wanted to enact his Great Society legislation but couldn't because of his escalation of the _____ War.

Question 19 19. What was the first major issue that Theodore Roosevelt tackled as commissioner in New York City?

Question 20 20. Woodrow Wilson was the _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT a remedy President Hoover used to solve the Great Depression?

Question 22 22. As a young man, Herbert Hoover worked in which industry/career field?

Question 23 23. What did the Neutrality Act of 1937 do?

Question 24 24. What was the scandal at Teapot Dome?

Question 25 25. President Taft was the only man in U.S. history to serve as president and _____.

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Question 26 26. The namesake of the USS George H.W. Bush was known for which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which word would NOT describe President Roosevelt's foreign policy approach?

Question 28 28. Which president is NOT on Mount Rushmore?

Question 29 29. How did Eisenhower help to fund the Interstate Highway System?

Question 30 30. The Soviet Union began to collapse in 1990, after Soviet premier _____ held free elections.

20th Century American Presidents Chapter Exam Instructions

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