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REA Test 1 Nik

"The aging of the American population at the end of the twentieth century was primarily due to " fertility and mortality rates below their long-term average. 1
"At the time President George Bush spoke of building ""a new world order"" in 1990-91, the most significant international situation confronting him was " the rapid disintegration of Soviet control over Eastern Europe 2
what is the agreement that ended the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis? The Soviet Union agreed to withdraw its missiles from Cuba, and the United States agreed not to invade Cuba. 4
_________ best describes the spirit of American intellectuals in the 1920s Alienation 14
_________ was passed into law during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson A progressive income tax 20
At the Casablanca Conference in January 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill agreed to demand unconditional surrender of the Axis powers. 21
"The Spanish-American War spurred the building of the Panama Canal by " demonstrating the need to shift naval forces quickly from the Atlantic to the Pacific. 29
"The primary underlying reason that Reconstruction ended in 1877 was that " Northern voters had grown weary of the effort to reconstruct the South and generally lost interest.32
"One of the major effects of the industrial revolution of the late nineteenth century in the United States was " an increased emphasis on speed rather than quality of work. 42
"Reaganomics is most closely associated with " the "trickle-down" theory. 45
"What event triggered President Truman to announce the ""Truman Doctrine""? " The Greek Civil War 59
"The primary cause of the Spanish-American War was " American expansionism and support for the Cuban nationalism. 60
What was the reaction in the U.S. Senate to the terms of the 1918 Treaty of Versailles? The Senate was angry at Wilson for the way he handled the negotiations and for the treaty. Wilson refused to compromise on various treaty provisions and the Senate rejected the treaty both times . 61
Between 1860 and 1910, the area of the United States that underwent the largest PERCENTAGE increase of population was the Great Plains. 70
"Industrial committees that helped mobilize the country's war efforts during World War I were " so dominated by greedy businessmen cashing in on the war they were disbanded and replaced by the War Industries Board. 78
The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, enunciated by President Theodore Roosevelt in his annual message to Congress in May 1904 did not proposed a massive foreign aid program to stabilize the governments of Latin America. 93
"The controversy over the presidential election in 1876 between Samuel J. Tilden and Rutherford B. Hayes arose because " three Southern states—South Carolina, Louisiana, and Florida—submitted contested electoral votes.96
"There is no right to strike against the public safety, anywhere, any time," was said by Calvin Coolidge on calling out the Massachusetts National Guard during the Boston police strike 99
this statement is LEAST true about immigration to the U.S. between 1880 and 1900. Most immigrants came from northern and western Europe. 102
________ would NOT have supported the late nineteenth century drive for bimetallism in the United States Those who held large amounts of government securities 104
________ was NOT associated with the Harlem Renaissance literary movement James Baldwin 105
___________ was most significant in bringing an end to Reconstruction in 1877 The Northern electorate's fatigue with the effort to remake southern society 106
The purpose of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech was to gain support for his Lend-Lease program 107
The urban riots of the mid-1960s were primarily triggered by racial tensions. 110
_________ was not true about presidential elections between 1876 and 1900 the Democrats had the most success with "waving the bloody shirt." 112
What was the significance of the Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924? They set quotas on immigration from certain areas of Europe, Asia, and Africa. 113
was not a cardinal feature of U.S. foreign policy during the Harding and Coolidge administrations the negotiation of independence for the oil-rich Middle Eastern nations. 114
Henry Kissinger is most closely associated with the policy of detente. 116
In general, state governments in the South during Reconstruction accomplished some notable achievements and were comparable in their effectiveness to the pre-Civil War governments that preceded them. 117
the __________ was not an effect of the establishment of transcontinental rail lines and the construction of America's massive rail network rapid industrialization of the Old South following the Civil War. 118
The Washington Conference of 1921-22 resulted in agreements between European powers, the United States, China, and Japan that "established a ratio for capital ships among the five great naval powers, and stabilized the postwar title to islands previously held by Germany. And reaffirmed the integrity and independance of China.119 "
"The ""Red Scare"" of 1919 was primarily caused by " a rash of massive labor strikes and disputes affecting millions of American workers. 120
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