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1

World war I was precipitated by the assassination of

Archduke Francis Ferdinand

2

The first declaration of war, which began WWI involved

Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia

3

All of the following are major explanations for the outbreak of the war in Europe in 1914 except

Communism

4

On the western front, the American advance against Germany was led by

General Douglas MacArthur or general John j. Pershing

5

WW1 was the bloodiest war in history bc of the

Development of new weapons

6

During WW1 civil liberties in almost every country were

Diminished

7

The big four included

Great Britain, France, Italy, U.S.

8

The communists led by V.I Lenin were called

Bolsheviks

9

The attorney general who accused many Americans of being communist agitators was

Mitchel Palmer

10

Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong and Al Jolson were all prominent figures in the twenties in the field of

Music

11

1928 a renunciation of war agreement was signed in Paris as a result of the

Kellogg Briand pact

12

In 1932 a march in Wednesday was made by a group of unemployed veterans Called

Bonus army

13

What was a major reason for the United States entry into the WW1?

To maintain freedom of the seas

14

Which argument did president Woodrow Wilson use to persuade congress to enter WW1

Making the world safer or democracy

15

An important goal of United States foreign policy in the 1920s was to

Avoid involvement in foreign conflicts

16

Treaties signed at the Washington conference and the kellogg-briand pact were efforts to

maintain peace through international agreements

17

An important factor contributing to the start of the Great Depression in the U.S. was the

Uneven distribution of wealth

18

Why did the senate reject the Versailles treaty

To keep the U.S. free from foreign entanglements

19

The 1919 Supreme Court decision in schneck v U.S. established the “clear and present” danger test in

Determining the limits of freedom of expression

20

What was the major result of prohibition in the U.S. during the 1920s

Increase in organized crime

21

One way in which the teapot dome scandal, the watergate affair, and the Iran-Contra affair are similar is that each of these political scandals resulted in

A loss of faith in elected government officials

22

During the Great Depression, expressions such as Hoovervilles and Hoover blankets

Was blamed for the suffering of the poor

23

Which situations was a basic cause of the Great Depression

Over regulation of the stock market

24

Which economic practice became significantly more widespread during the 1920s

Stock market speculation

25

What was a major reason American farmers failed to obtain a fair share of the

Farm crops were overproduced

26

The 1925 trial of John scopes reflects the conflicts between

Science and religion

27

Which event represents an expression of nativism during the 1920s

The adoption of the quota system to limit immigration

28

The works of duke Ellington and Langston Hugh’s reflected the

Harlem Renaissance

29

“The business of American is business “
By this statement, president Coolidge was expressing his support for

Free enterprising system

30

Which generalization can best be drawn from the experiment with national prohibition

Social attitude can make laws difficult to enforce

31

Regarding the League of Nations the United States

Never joined during its existence

32

The capital of Montana is

Helena

33

Iowa

Iowa