STAAR US History: People Contributing to National Identity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the name of the first welfare policy enacted by Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the Great Depression?

Question 2 2. Who first introduced affirmative action?

Question 3 3. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an example of affirmative action opportunities for minorities?

Question 5 5. Which constitutional amendment granted women the right to vote?

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Question 6 6. Who was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court?

Question 7 7. Which was the fastest-growing religion of the second half of the 20th century?

Question 8 8. How was the rest of the world affected by Vatican II?

Question 9 9. Critics of welfare cite which issues with safety net programs?

Question 10 10. Who was the United States' main adversary during the Cold War?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 12 12. Who was the first woman appointed to a senior White House cabinet member as the Secretary of Labor?

Question 13 13. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission makes it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant for all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. What is the current, official motto of the United States?

Question 15 15. Women gained greater control over their own lives with the 1960 introduction of _____.

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Question 16 16. What do the stripes on the US flag represent?

Question 17 17. Which Pope called the Second Vatican Council?

Question 18 18. What form of protest involved invading lunch counters and other white-only establishments in the 1960s?

Question 19 19. Which program replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) in 1996?

Question 20 20. Which of the following countries was NOT one of the founding members of the European community in the 1950s?

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Question 21 21. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT one of the changes instituted after Vatican II?

Question 23 23. Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution bars the government from promoting one religion over another?

Question 24 24. Why is affirmative action important?

Question 25 25. Why did Bertrand Russell call for philosophy to be taught in the schools?

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 27 27. Antebellum America refers to which period in U.S. history?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT found on the seal of the United States?

Question 29 29. Tom's father was one of the protesters at the 1970 Kent State protest, which later became known as the 'Kent State Massacre'. Why did the protest occur and what was the result of the 'Kent State Massacre'?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is FALSE?

STAAR US History: People Contributing to National Identity Chapter Exam Instructions

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