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1 America: The Last Best Hope Chapter 13 The American Dynamo 1. The 1890 book of photos called How the Other Half Lives catalogues the deplorable conditions in which A Native Americans lived B Southern blacks lived C city slum dwellers lived D the rural poor lived 2. Upton Sinclair s The Jungle describe the terrible conditions in A city slums B coal mines C meat packing plants D factories 3. The publishing of The Jungle led to passage of the A Pure Food and Drug Act B Sherman Anti-Trust Act C National Declamation Bill D Federal Reserve Act 4. Progressives supported all of the following reforms except A direct elections of Senators B a federal income tax C referendum D elimination of tariffs 5. Progressives supported all of the following reforms except A women voting rights B equal rights for blacks C direct primaries to select Presidents D recall and initiatives

2 6. The Federal Reserve Act reformed and regulated the nations A meat packing industry B banking system C national park system D federal budget process 7. The Spanish-American War became known as A A Superb Little War B A Fraudulent Little War C A Dirty Little War D A Splendid Little War 8. Prior to becoming President, Teddy Roosevelt was governor of A Pennsylvania B Virginia C Massachusetts D New York 9. The motto of the Yellow Press was A give em what they want B politics first C nothing but the truth D if it bleeds, it leads 10. American desire to fight Spain was due to reports of Spanish atrocities in A Cuba B Puerto Rico C Mexico D Argentina 11. The United States declared war on Spain after A Spain deported American citizens in Havana B Poncho Villa raided American towns C the USS Maine exploded in Havana D Spain seized American property

3 12. The Rough Riders was the nickname given to regiment led by A John J. Pershing B Teddy Roosevelt C Joseph Pulitzer D William Howard Taft 13. The Rough Riders became famous for their battle at A San Juan Hill B Mani-Mani C Puerto Rico D Manila 14. The Buffalo Soldiers fighting in the Spanish-American War had first gained fame as A formers slaves who fought Indians on the frontier B Italian immigrants who fought Indians on the frontier C Irish immigrants who fought Indians on the frontier D white southerners who fought Indians on the frontier 15. Following the Spanish-American War, the United States took direct control of all of the following locations except A Philippines B Cuba C Guam D Puerto Rico 16. In the same period as the Spanish-American War, the United States also took the opportunity to annex the A Midway Islands B Marshall Islands C Hawaiian Islands D Solomon Islands 17. The United States faced a violent insurrection after they took control of A Puerto Rico B Guam

4 C Hawaii D Philippines 18. The United States Open Door Policy was an attempt to allow free access to the markets of A India B Japan C China D Indochina 19. The Boxer Rebellion was a reaction to European imperialism in A Indochina B China C Japan D India 20. Which European country s soldiers became known as the Huns after their emperor told them to fight with all the ferocity of the Huns of old? A Britain B Germany C Russia D Austria 21. In Up From Slavery, Booker T. Washington said African Americans could best help themselves through A marches, protests, and boycotts B demands for civil rights C education and training D use of the legal system 22. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded on the principle that African Americans should demand civil rights though use of A civil disobedience B legal action in federal courts C boycotts D protest marches and demonstrations

5 23. The Wright Brothers gained famed with their historic 1903 invention of the first A airplane B Model T automobile C Zeppelin D Blimp 24. The 1912 split in the Republican Party led to the election of which Democrat in 1912? A Grover Cleveland B William Jennings Bryan C Franklin D. Roosevelt D Woodrow Wilson 25. The immediate cause of World War I was the A assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria B murder of Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family C Vladimir Lenin s communist takeover in Russia D German invasion of France 26. The Clayton Anti-Trust Act of 1914 protected the rights of A farmers B immigrants C labor D business

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