Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Multiple choice questions help for US History in the early 1900's?

1) Germany reacted to the blockade in 1914 by

a) sending submarines to America's East Coast

b) declaring war against the united states

c) retaliating with submarine and blockade of Great Britain

d) attacking American Ships

2) In January 1917, Germany decided to resume unrestricted submarine warfare because

a) it did not believe the United States had any intention of entering the war

b) it felt it could win the war before the United States could bring its army to Europe

c) the German army in France was near defeat

d) it had received intelligence reports that America was mobilizing

3) The Committee on Public Information was created by President Wilson to

a) silence the antiwar film industry

b) ban novels written by German authors

c) stir up patriotism through posters, pamphlets, cartoons, and press releases

d) protect war critics like Jane Addams and Emily Greene Balch

4) Senator Henry Cabot Lodge strongly opposed the Treaty of Versailles because he

a) believed that Great Britain should be allowed to retain its empire

b) feared Wilson would win the presidency again in 1920

c) believed membership in the League of Nations would jeopardize the nation's freedom to make its own foreign policy

d) thought Germany should be forced to pay higher reparations than those specified in the agreement

6) In Schenck v. United States (1919), the US Supreme Court

a) struck down federal restrictions on free speech that had been imposed during the war

b) overturned Charles Schenck's actions posed a "clear and present danger" to the nation in the time of war

d) upheld the conviction of Charles Schenck for threatening to assassinate the president

7) The Dawes Plan

a) authorized the mobilization of U.S military forces to ensure that Germany would pay reparations

b) halved Germany's annual reparations payments and initiated American loans to Germany

c) called for the United States to join the League of Nations

d) made provisions for the United Stats to assume Germany's war debts

8) The Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921

a) was the first of a long string of women's political successes in the 1920's

b) demonstrated the political powerlessness of women

c) was a minor achievement for women in politics

d) was the high point of women's political influence in the 1920's

9) During the 1920's most American women who worked held jobs as

a) factory laborers

b) secretaries, stenographers, office clerks, typist, and salesclerks

c) domestic servants

d) doctors, lawyers, and financial advisers

10) Through his Universal ***** Improvement Association, Jamaican-born Marcus Garvey urged black Americans to

a) revolt against the U.S government and their white oppressors

b) rediscover their African heritage and to take pride in their own culture and achievements

c) adopt the accommodationist stance advocated by Booker T. Washington

d) lobby for reparations for the time spent in slavery

11) The outpouring of African Americans literature and art in New York City in the 1920's was

a) Known as the ***** Revival

b) replicated in cities across the nation

c) a sign that U.S society was ready to support black artist

d) known as the Harlem Renaissance

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    1(c), 2(b) is most correct, 3(c), 4(c), 6(b), 7(b) is the most correct, 8(a), 9(c), 10(b), 11(d)

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Nope. They don't put this stuff on line because YOU are supposed to do your own work! So, use your textbook -- the answers ARE in there -- and get crackin'!

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