"President Roosevelt Proposes Wide Range of New Deal
"Supreme Court Orders President Nixon To Release Watergate
"Congress Calls Cabinet Member To Testify"
Which concept is best illustrated by these newspaper headlines?
2 state rights
3 the elastic clause
4 separation of powers
8 In the years immediately after the
ratification of the 14th and 15th
the experiences of
African Americans in the South
1 Congress and the Federal courts have historically had the same
goals regarding civil rights
2 Reconstruction met all of the goals of the Radical Republicans
3 legal equality leads to social equality
4 constitutional changes have not always achieved their goals
Base your answers to questions 9 and 10 on the table below on
of social studies.
9 Which proposal has most commonly been made to deal with the
in the table?
1 prohibiting third-party candidates
from Presidential elections
2 allowing the direct popular election of the President
3 requiring electors to campaign for the candidate of their choice
4 counting only the popular vote of the top two candidates
10 Which conclusion can best be drawn from the information in
1 Incumbent Presidents usually win
2 Third-party candidates threaten the electoral process.
3 A candidate can be elected President with less than half the
4 Candidates are more interested in winning the popular vote than
in winning the electoral vote.
11 The term "robber barons" was used during the
Gilded Age to
1 plantation owners
3 leaders of big business
4 union organizers
12 In his book How the Other Half Lives, Jacob Riis
living conditions of
1 residents of urban slums
2 sharecroppers in the South
3 Native American Indians on reservations
4 small farmers on the Great Plains
13 Between 1865 and 1900, what was the general attitude of the
Government concerning labor unions?
1 hostile toward union efforts to
improve workers' conditions
2 eager to act as a mediator between labor and management
3 indifferent to the struggles between workers and industry
4 supportive of labor's goals