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...Meanwhile, Back on the Home Front
1. What was the main issue presented in the cartoon above?
A. Two men were fighting over a flight ticket to Vietnam.
B. Two men were fighting over a piece of land in Vietnam.
C. Public opinion was divided over a presidential election
D. Public opinion was divided over the Vietnam War.
2. What was one argument behind the idea of Get out of Vietnam?
A. We should contain the spread of communism.
B. We should support American troops.
C. We should not get involved in a foreign civil war.
D. We should promote democracy in South Vietnam.
3. Which right protected by the Constitution is shown in this cartoon?
A. freedom of speech
B. due process
C. right to bear arms
D. trial by jury
4. With which movement are Sojourner Truth, Fredrick Douglass, and Harriet Tubman associated?
5. Which statement best describes an economic trend that shaped the end of the 20th century?
A. There was a steady decrease in the number of women in the workplace.
B. More of the products sold in the United States were manufactured in foreign countries.
C. Greater numbers of people were employed in agriculture.
D. Fewer computers were being used in the workplace.
6. The New Deal period in American history is associated with the idea that
A. people are responsible for their own success or failure
B. churches and charities do the best job of helping the poor
C. government must take responsibility for helping those in need
D. local governments are best equipped to take care of their own citizens
7. The Marshall Plan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the Truman Doctrine are examples of United States
A. economic policies during the Great Depression
B. involvement in Europe after World War II
C. civil rights efforts during the 1960s
D. efforts to put a person on the Moon
Speaker A: “It is proper for the United States to seize the Philippines before some other country does. We can use both the natural resources and the port.”
Speaker B: “We have saved the Cubans from Spain. It would be dangerous to give them too much freedom; for their own good we must keep them under control.”
Speaker C: “We cannot risk having European governments sending their troops to South America. We alone must control this hemisphere if we are to be secure.”
8. Based on the discussion above, what is the main topic of these speakers?
9. After which conflict did the discussion above most likely take place?
A. Revolutionary War
B. Civil War
C. Spanish-American War
D. World War II
A. Stocks were purchased on margin
B. Individuals overused credit
C. Demand for goods fell
10. Which heading best completes the partial outline above?
A. Causes of the Great Depression
B. The Rise of the Labor Movement
C. The Gilded Age
D. Effects of Monopolies and Trusts
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