History 1302 Ch.20-21 Quiz

Countries who entered into WWI together against the Germans were known as the Allied Power


The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine stated that the U.S.

Would intervene in the domestic affairs of any Latin American Nation whose instability threatened the security of the Western Hemisphere

Woodrow Wilson's campaign slogan during his reelection campaign of 1916 was, "He Kept Us Out Of War


Political leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt, justified annexation of the Philippines and Puerto Rico on the grounds that

both islands countries were too weak to govern themselves

When Britain and Venezuela found themselves in a border dispute in 1895, American Secretary of State sought to stop conflict by

citing the Monroe doctrine and persuading Britain to settle the border dispute with Venezuela peacefully

move by America to build a canal through central America

included an American-baked revolution by the Panamanians against Columbia

In the Zimmerman Note, Germans pledged to help Mexico take back Texas if Mexico would help them defeat the Americans in the WWI


The election of 1900 showed that

A strident anti-imperialist political ideology would not be sufficiently appealing to American voters

Open Door policy

would allow all nations to trade with china on equal terms

American "realists" hoped that their country would assume its role as a great world powers, while "idealists" wanted America to reform the world


At the Scopes Monkey Trial

famous defense lawyer Clarence Darrow volunteered to defend science teacher John Scopes, who was arrested for teaching evolution


the notion that immigrants should leave behind the ways of the old world and blend into American culture

Consumer economy of the US looked very good during 1920s, as evidenced by the fact that

most people enjoyed rising wages and rising standards of living

Sacco and Vanzetti trial, convection, appeals and executions highlighted for many observers

publics fears of foreigners and communists

After WWI, Pres Harding lost little time in removing governmental regulations on business and blocking of repeating political and economic aspects of progressivism


Marcus Garvey is best known for

encouraging blacks to own businesses and assisting them in back to Africa movement

improving America economy of the 1920s

the percentage of national wealth that went to the poorest 60% fell by almost 13% during the 1920s, causing the wealthy to increase their wealth at the expense of the poor

Open Shop

no one could be forced to join a union as a condition for working at a given company

Starting with Hardy, three successive Republican administrations pursued all of the following except

actively interventionist and regulatory economic role for the federal government

It has been estimated that by the end of the 1920s, there was one car for every ___ people in America


By the early 1920s, Hollywood in Southern California had grown into the center of America's rapidly growing movie industry


New Panama Canal operation in 1914

opened just before wwI broke out

American's initial reaction to the outbreak of war in Europe was

a declaration of neutrality and a promise to sell munitions to nations on both sides of the conflict

After Spanish-American War ended and the peace treaty was signed, the US passed the Platt Amendment, which

was added to the Cuban constitution and gave the US the right to intervene military should revolution threaten

Seward's Folly

his purchase of Alaska

event that finally pushed the United States to enter WWI

Zimmerman note

Zimmerman note, the germans pledged to help Mexico take back Texas if Mexico would help them defeat the Americans in WWI


Alfred Thayer Mahan argued that the US would never sustain itself as a world power without

a large modern navy and overseas supply bases

Boxer Rebellion in china aimed to use outsiders to help the people throw out the invaders from Japan in 1900


Strained relations between Queen Lil'uokalani and American businessmen came to a head in 1893, when

American rebels seized the queen, declared a provisional government, and petitioned for annexation by the US

spark that set WWI into motion

assassination of the Austrian Archduke, Franz Ferdinand, by a Serb nationalist

Starting with Harding, 3 successive Republican administrations pursued all the following EXCEPT

actively internationalist and regulatory economic role for the federal government

Welfare capitalism

by providing better working conditions, better pay and other benefits, owners had happier, more productive workers who were less interested in unization

One of the most prominent observers who ridiculed the anti-evolutionists at the Scopes Trial in Tennessee was H.L. Mencken a journalist


TRUE about the mutual fund

it provided a sense of security to investors because of the variety of stocks each fund

Most of the changes that took place in America could be described as a shifting "inward" away from the international community


An influential group of dillisioned writers were so put off by American lifestyle in the 20s that they

All of these choices i. Wrote highly evocative American literature while residing in places like London and Paris ii. Formed intellectual expatriate communities abroad iii. Moved to Europe to be away from America's "vulgae" commercialism iv. Were known as the "lost generations

First country in which the united states wanted to build a canal across central America was Colombia


goals of American businessmen

sell American goods to the peoples of Asia

Teller Amendment

barred to the US from annexing Cuba

Countries who entered into the WWI together against the Germans were known as the allied powers


President Taft's use of American soldiers to protect the interests of the American business community in Latin America who called

dollar diplomacy

Not a reason for the onset of the Spanish-american war

rough riders wanted to make a name for themselves

In his famous 1893 essay, historian Frederick Jackson Turner bemoaned the loss of a frontier in America, because he believed that

the frontier had played a vital role in shaping America's national character and the country would need a new frontier to ensure its democracy lived on

Eugene V. Debs's book about Jesus, which portrayed jesus as a socialist carpenter, indicates that Debs was a(n)

socialists Christian pacifist

Cultural pluralism is the concept that every cultural group has something worthwhile to retain, even when its members are set on becoming a part of some other group. The end result would be a melding of cultures, or a sport of "melting pot


Most Americans readily complied with the new law of prohibition, leaving the consumption of alcohol to those who did not mind breaking the law in other cases


What did the 18th amendment do?

made prohibition the law of the land

Equal Rights Amendments to the constitution was proposed in 1923 and approved by congress in ___ but never ratified by the requisite three-quarters of the states


The Man Nobody Knows was a book about Henry Ford


Most of the changes that took place in America could be described as a shifting "inward" away from the international community's


first moving picture with sound

the Jazz Singer

Twenties ushered in new ways of doing business, as companies began to

stimulate demand by allowing consumers to purchase goods on the installment plan

Many women's right advocates in the Twenties turned their attention to economics and the job market by focusing their advocacy efforts on political instruments such as the Equal Rights Amendment


Did NOT take place in the 1920s

Henry Ford pioneered the five-dollar day, paying workers so their purchasing power increased

American humanitarianism efforts in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Guam and Cuba included all the following EXCEPT

Americans helped local people to establish independent, domestic businesses

businessmen who were heavily invested in Cuba were concerned when Cuba began a war for independence from Spain because they feared that

the political instability of revolution and independence would lead the cuban government to seize all of the american holdings

concerned about the aggression of other colonial powers, the kingdom of hawaii

granted the U.S. the right to construct a naval base at pearl harbor

wilson's 14 points were

all of these choices

President cleveland's secret of state used the monroe doctrine as the rationale for settling the Venezuela crisis of 1895, since the british believed that the U.S. would be ready to go to war to protect Venezuelan territorial interests and integrity


individuals such as Josiah Strong believed that america had moral duty to

take christianity to those who had never heard of it

big business interests in america

drove american foreign policy from early in the nations history

the inventor of phomograph

thomas edison

influential group of disillusioned writers were so put off by the American lifestyle in the 20s that they

all of these choices

who summed up his foreign policy with this statement: "Speak softly and carry a big stick

Theodore Roosevelt

U.S. became a principle player in the post-war world 1 league of nations


today's territory of american Samoa was part of Americas foray into gaining permanent footholds in the pacific


not a true statement about the resurgence of the Klu Klux Klan

it was demonized in D.W. Griffiths film, Birth of Nation

Henry Ford revolutionized the automobile industry by developing the

assembly line

immigration to america changed a great deal during the 1920s as

congress passed laws establishing quotas for immigrants based on their home country

Treaty of Versailles included all the following EXCEPT

an end to british and french colonial rule in africa and asia

in order for Theodore Roosevelt to be able to volunteer for military service in Cuba he had to

resign his naval post

not true of the Red Scare that hit America after the Communist takeover in Russia

socialism was limited to the northeast

First President to make a radio broadcast

Warren G. Harding

all of the following was true about the 1920s, EXCEPT

americans invested themselves heavily in foreign policy experiments in Latin America and Asia

the "water cure" was one of the atrocities committed by american soldiers in the philippines


seemingly robust economy of the 1920s was founded by

republican policies

all of the following are true statements about prohibition EXCEPT

most people embraced it as a solution to the social problems caused by alcohol and alcoholism

all of the following were part of the treaty that ended the spanish-american war EXCEPT

U.S. gained Hawaii

Birth of Nation, a film designed to show the evils of slavery, was produced and financed by the NAACP


all true about the Great Migration of African Americans, EXCEPT

blacks found cities like Chicago to be among the most welcoming

is not true about the working conditions in the 1920s in america

union organizers used a blacklist to intimidate other workers into joining a union

Margaret Sanger's rousing speeches advocating equal rights amendments for women focused on politcal rights especially the franchise


once the U.S. entered World War 1, how did the government address its wartime participation on the home front

all of these choices