Which region of the country is a center of manufacturing, transportation, and agriculture? 1 Northeast 2 South 3 Midwest 4 West
Which statement best characterizes how US citizens reacted to the Tet Offensive? Americans’ anger over the attacks increased support for the war. Americans largely supported this strategy on the part of their troops. More and more Americans opposed the continuation of the war. Many Americans held rallies to express their pride in US troops.
Which of the following best describes the religion of the empire of Ghana? Christian Animist Islamic Monotheistic
11. What was the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution? A. An authorization for the president to use military forces in Vietnam B. A promise to aid the government of South Vietnam C. An authorization to use force in Korea D. The declaration that the spread of communism wouldn't be tolerated in Asia
Clinton succeeded in getting a treaty signed between which two Middle East nations? Israel Egypt Iran Jordan
In addition to federal income tax, many people also pay state property tax. state income tax. local medicare tax. local social security tax.
Which musical style introduced group improvisation? a. New Orleans jazz b. Free jazz c. Baroque d. Bebop
According to Muslim beliefs, why did Muhammad become a prophet? He was said to have received a message from an angel. He became a powerful military leader. He was said to have had a vision while he was sleeping. He was said to have been visited by several of the Muslim gods.
As a developing country reaches the status of industrialized, what happens to the birth rate? It decreases. It mirrors the death rate. It stays the same. It increases.
Which statement best describes how terrorism affects US foreign policy in the Middle East? The United States no longer supports Israel because of terrorist attacks. The United States supports Iran’s shah in spite of terrorist attacks. The United States no longer supports Iran’s shah because of terrorist attacks. The United States supports Israel in spite of terrorist attacks.
What was the most significant use of German submarines during World War I? a. deterring the expansion of the war b. Submarines were supposed to prevent a ground war in Germany. c. preventing the resupply of Allied Forces d. reducing overall casualties
Which of the following Arab countries was attacked by its northern neighbor, Iraq, in 1990? Saudi Arabia Yemen Kuwait Lebanon
What effect did the Revenue Act of 1926 have on Americans? It raised the estate taxes Americans had to pay. It increased the purchasing power of rich Americans. It provided tax relief in cases of natural disasters. It reformed the nation''s system of taxation.
What decision did the Allies make about the future of Germany at the Yalta Conference? A. They would destroy Germany’s ability to manufacture goods and trade with other nations. B. They would give western Germany to France and eastern Germany to the Netherlands. C. They would create homes and jobs for displaced persons in Germany. D. They would temporarily divide Germany among the Allies in order to help rebuild it.
How did the French respond when the United States refused to repay debts owed to France? a. France declared war on the United States. b. France stopped all trade with the United States. c. France began to seize American ships and cargo. d. France kidnapped government leaders and demanded a ransom.
The first case that tested the Commerce Clause to come before the Supreme Court involved _____. interstate transportation foreign exports foreign trade interstate licenses
How did the Gross National Product (GNP) of the United States change between 1940 and 1944?It increased slightly.It stayed the same.It more than doubled.It dropped significantly.
Which of the following describes the Zionist movement? A) A movement advocating for a Palestinian state B) A movement advocating for a Jewish homeland C) A movement advocating in favor of the Camp David Accords D) A movement advocating against the Balfour Declaration
The Zimmerman telegram was a huge diplomatic mistake by _____. Mexico Great Britain Germany Austria-Hungary
2. What was a result of the bank failures that followed the stock market crash in 1929? A. The stock market was closed for years. B. Americans refused to work for publicly traded companies. C. There wasn't enough money in circulation to support a healthy economy. D. Investors began to buy businesses directly.
Which of the following most accurately describes agriculture in the south after the civil war? dominated by cotton a wide variety of crops dominated by tobacco mostly vegetables
Which explains why African slavery was introduced to the Americas? A. A potato famine in Africa forced millions of starving Africans into slavery. B. The Spanish needed a large army to defeat the Native Americans, and African slaves were immune to New World diseases. C. The Native American population was reduced and African slaves were needed to work the sugar plantations. D. The Spanish conquered Africa and took millions of Africans as slaves.
Which countries below has directly supported the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914? A)the United States B)Germany C)France D)Serbia
During the first battle of the Korean War in June of 1950, the United Nations pledged to come to the aid of North Korea. South Koreans crossed the 38th parallel and continued into North Korea. the Soviet Union marched on South Korea and captured it within days. North Koreans took control of the South Korean capital of Seoul.
The high point of President Nixon’s foreign policy efforts was _____. A: his trip to China, which led to official recognition of that country B: bringing a “new federalism” to the U.S. government C: the defeat of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the Soviets D: South Vietnam’s surprise victory after the Paris Peace Accords
The Articles of Confederation reflected the principle of federalism because it . divided power between state and national governments mandated a new constitution for the state governments Allowed the national government to abolish the states required states to obtain permission to pass any laws
Which statesman was best known for his ability to foster compromise? a)Stephen Douglas b)Henry Clay c)John C. Calhoun d)Andrew Jackson
Catherine the Great of Russia __________. used the liberal ideas of the Enlightenment to modern Russia's laws eased the heavy burden previously placed on the serfs fought successful wars against Turkey and Poland made the tax system of her country more equitable
Why did thousands of Russian citizens March on St. Petersburg in 1905?A. they marched to demand better working conditions,more personal freedoms, and greater representation in government.B. they march to call for an end to WW1, which claimed lives of many young Russian men.C. they marched to encourage government to lower taxes, which had become too high for most people to pay.D. they marched to bring about civil rights and to insist on suffrage for Russian women.