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U.S. History (1877 to 1929) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the policies of President Calvin Coolidge impact the economy?

Question 2 2. Why were the 1920s referred to as the Roaring Twenties?

Question 3 3. What did the Dawes Act attempt to do?

Question 4 4. Which quote is attributed to Chief Joseph?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements appropriately relates Manifest Destiny to American imperialism?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best defines imperialism?

Question 7 7. How did the approach to ensuring African-American rights of Booker T. Washington differ to that of Ida B. Wells?

Question 8 8. Which answer most accurately describes how the Progressive Movement affected African Americans?

Question 9 9. How did many celebrities, such as Charlie Chaplin, contribute to the American war effort during World War I?

Question 10 10. Who was in charge of American troops during World War I?

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Question 11 11. What is true about the Rough Riders and the Buffalo Soldiers?

Question 12 12. Why did the US fight in the Spanish-American war?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the sinking of the Lusitania?

Question 14 14. Why was the United States more likely to enter the war on the side of the Allied Powers?

Question 15 15. Why is jazz representative of the 1920s?

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Question 16 16. Which sentence accurately describes art and culture in the 1920s?

Question 17 17. How did Frederick Jackson Turner believe the frontier impacted American society?

Question 18 18. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

Question 19 19. What was the purpose of the League of Nations?

Question 20 20. Compare Prime Ministers David Lloyd George and Georges Clemenceau's views on how Germany should be treated.

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Question 21 21. Which person would be most likely to be able to legally emigrate to the United States in the 1890s?

Question 22 22. Which of the following did Social Darwinism try to justify?

Question 23 23. What were the Progressive reformers working towards in the early twentieth century?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a likely profile of a Progressive reformer?

Question 25 25. Which of these was a consequence of the completion of the transcontinental railroad?

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Question 26 26. Which is true of the Homestead Act?

Question 27 27. Which of the following amendments was repealed by the 21st Amendment?

Question 28 28. Which amendment was responsible for giving women the right to vote?

Question 29 29. How did muckrakers like Jacob Riis help bring about urban reform?

Question 30 30. Why were building codes used in New York during the 1890s?

U.S. History (1877 to 1929) Chapter Exam Instructions

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