STAAR US History: Historical Eras & Significant Events (1877 to Present) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Extreme pride in one's nation is called:

Question 2 2. How did Americans respond to the launching of Sputnik 1?

Question 3 3. What prompted Iraq to invade Kuwait?

Question 4 4. What was caused by the launching of Sputnik?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT true about the American home front during World War II?

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Question 6 6. What was the United States' response to the launching of Sputnik?

Question 7 7. What was the ultimate fate of Osama bin Laden following his terrorist organization's attacks on America?

Question 8 8. Which is a fact about Sputnik?

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT a contributor to the Great Depression?

Question 10 10. The belief that a country should not get involved in a war is called:

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Question 11 11. Who was the President of the United States on September 11, 2001?

Question 12 12. Why were the 'Roaring '20s' a prosperous period?

Question 13 13. What contributed to the economic rise of India and China following the recession of 2008?

Question 14 14. Which of the following groups is attempting to set up an Islamic caliphate governed by Sharia Law in the Middle East?

Question 15 15. Who were the Buffalo Soldiers?

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Question 16 16. What group was MLK helping with a strike at the time of his assassination?

Question 17 17. The Battle of San Juan Hill featured a charge led by which future president?

Question 18 18. The tussle over which Eastern European country has caused a deterioration in U.S.-Russia relations?

Question 19 19. What would not be possible if Sputnik I were not launched?

Question 20 20. Though the topic remains politically controversial, nearly all reputable scientists believe global warming is caused by:

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Question 21 21. How has the Asian shift in manufacturing bases affected western companies?

Question 22 22. Who was the president of Iraq during the Persian Gulf War?

Question 23 23. What date is synonymous with the beginning of the Great Depression?

Question 24 24. What was the first reaction by the US to the Iraq invasion of Kuwait?

Question 25 25. Which of the following former Spanish possessions was NOT attacked by the Americans?

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Question 26 26. How many planes did terrorists hijack on September 11, 2001?

Question 27 27. Who was the military leader in charge of the US-led coalition?

Question 28 28. Which describes how many feel King would have felt about the riots after his death?

Question 29 29. Which does NOT describe a detail related to James Earl Ray?

Question 30 30. How long did the ground invasion last during the Persian Gulf War?

STAAR US History: Historical Eras & Significant Events (1877 to Present) Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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