I need help with a some history questions?

Question by sunshine girl: I need help with a some history questions?
I know this looks like a lot of questions i just need to make sure i have them right before i turn them in so pleasse help me
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the growth of cities?
migration to the suburbs
improvements in transportation
construction of skyscrapers

21: Which of the following best characterizes urban areas in the early 1900s?
slums and tenements
a growing middle class population
open spaces, trees, and grass
ethnically mixed neighborhoods

22: Which became the most popular American sport during the late 1800s?

23: In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court
declared segregation unconstitutional
established the “separate-but-equal” doctrine, upholding segregation
ordered public school districts to upgrade schools for African Americans
ordered universities to enroll more women and African Americans

24: Which of the following factors helped to reduce household chores by 1900?
technological advances
smaller homes
inexpensive domestic help
division of labor among family members

25: Which of the following were popular forms of entertainment in the late 1800s?
moving pictures
trolley parks
all of the above

26: Which was a result of the Spanish-American War?
Cuba became a Spanish protectorate
Puerto Rico and Guam were made US territories
Spain admitted it had blown up the Maine
The Philippines won independence from foreign rule

27: The building of the Panama Canal was important because it
helped staballize the economies of Latin American countries
improved relations between Colombia and the United States
facilitated movement between Atlantic and Pacific ports
promoted European investment in the United States

28: Under imperialism, the stronger nation attempts to
dominate a weaker country
sell its products to a weaker country
create an empire
all of the above

29: Most Progressives argeed that the government should
nationalize industries
abolish home rule in cities and states
protect workers and help the poor
outlaw unions

30: Woodrow Wilson won the presidential election of 1912, partly due to
Taft’s decision not to run for a second term
the fact that he was the only candidate with a reform platform
a split in the Republican vote
the lack of competition

31: Progressivism was halted by
the efforts of the NAACP
World War I
the repeal of the prohibition amendment
the victory of the Bull Moose Party

32: Which belief was held by most Progressives?
The government should be more accountable to its citizens
Housing and healthcare should remain private
The government should protect agricultural interests
The government should intervene in unfair business practices

33: In 1906, Upton Sinclair’s novel entitled The Jungle exposed dangerous workplace conditions
in the meatpacking industry
for women in the garment industry
for children working long hours
for miners in West Virginia and Colorado

34: One way reformers hoped to end corruption in govenrment was to
establish an income tax
give voters more direct say in lawmaking
provide more welfare services
use the army to oust political machines

35: Many Americans became more supportive of sufrage as a result of
women’s activities in World War I
the Seventeenth Amendment
the Bradwell v. Illinois decision
the repeal of prohibition

36: The battle for women’s suffrage ended with the ratification of the
16th Amendment
17th Amendment
18th Amendment
19th Amendment

37: Which event sparked World War I?
the sinking of the Lusitania
the German-French dispute over Alsace-Lorraine
Russia’s quest for a warm-water port
the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne

38: Which of the following was a major factor in the decision of the United States to enter World War I?
Britain’s naval blockade of Germany
Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare
Vladimir Lenin’s rise to power in Russia
France’s fall to the Central Powers

39: An underlying cause of World War I was
the ongoing dispute over the convoy system
the web of alliances European nations created for their defense
an alliance between the autocratic rulers of Germany and Russia
American insistence on neutrality

40: After Lenin seized control of Russia in 1917,
Germany surrendered
the Allies declared war on Russia
the United States entered the war
Russia withdrew from the war

41: One of the main causes of the war, imperialism, involved
invading Belgium and France
acquiring uncolonized areas of the world
blockading enemy ports
acting in a nation’s own interest

42: The German U-boat changed the rules of naval warfare because it
attacked only in the summer
remained hidden and fired without warning
avoided merchant ships
surfaced before firing its torpedoes

43: The death toll from World War I was
the highest for American troops
low, because of advances in weapons
extraordinarily high
high for Germany, but low for the Allies

44: In the 1920s, many American consumers began to adopt the practice of
sewing their own clothes
buying goods on credit
publishing their own newspapers

45: Henry Ford’s dream was to sell cars that
came in many colors
could travel 100 miles per hour
ordinary people could afford
would attract wealthy business owners

46: One result of Prohibition during the 1920s was
an increase in alcoholism
a decline in dancing and socializing
the rise of organized crime
the creation of urban artistic colonies

47: How did life change for American women in the 1920s?
Many women felt more fre to experiment with bolder styles and manners
Married women found it much easier to balance careers and family life
Most women grew long hair and stopped using makeup
Women began to dominate the work force, often taking leadership positions

48: Jazz was brought to northern cities by
older generations
musicians from the Mexico City area
southern Arfican Americans
World War I veterans

49: The rise of films, radio broadcasting, and the news media all helped to bring about
organized crime
a national culture
the Garvey movement
the Ku Klux Klan

50: During the Depression, African Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans
made great strides in equal rights legislation
often lost jobs to white laborers
were less affected than other groups
were encouraged to start their own businesses

51: A major environmental crisis of the 1930s was known as
the Dust Bowl
the Grapes of Wrath
Black Tuesday
the Great Crash

52: How did most investors react to a sudden fall in stock prices in 1929?
They called in their loans
They pooled money to buy stocks
They raced to sell their stocks
They pledged their stocks as collateral

53: A fundamental disagreement between the candidates in the 1932 presidential election concerned whether or not
the Depression existed
the federal governement should try to fix people’s problems
Americans should offer aid to European economies
any relief efforts were necessary to ease the ecnomic crisis

54: The rise in homelessness mainly resulted from
increased immigration
high interest rates
a decline in housing construction
laid off workers losing their homes

55: During the Depression working women were
embarassed to be working
respected for being family providers
paid extra if they got married
accused of taking jobs away from men

56: Which New Deal agency was created to help businesses?
Federal Reserve Board
National Recovery Administration
Civilian Conservation Corps
Home Owner’s Loan Corporation

57: What criticism did many Progressives make of the New Deal?
It unfairly taxed successful, hardworking people
It poromoted a regimented, militaristic society
It did not do enough to redistribute wealth
Many of its programs smacked of “Bolshevism”

58: The “black cabinet” was
an unofficial group of African American officeholders
a loose coalition of opponents to the New Deal
the nickname given to Roosevelt advisors Harry Hopkins and Harold Ickes
African American Cabinet members who opposed the New Deal

59: How did Roosevelt try to help business?
by raising tariffs
by stabilizing industrial prices
by expanding foreign trade
by abolishing the minimum wage

60: How did Roosevelt’s programs help farmers?
by raising crop production
by encouraging farmer associations
by allowing Mexican labor
by giving financial assistance to farmers

61: Sit-down strikes were so successful that
the Supreme Court outlawed them
employers hired only nonunion workers
unions won all their demands
Congress passed the Wagner Act

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Answer by Mark H
Your right. It is a lot of questions. Even more than that it is about half to a third your final exam. If you could type all this out you could read and think. I don’t mind helping with information. It is unethical to answer all this for you. Besides how do you expect to learn if you don’t study? There is a reason you are in class you know!

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