US History & Government - January 2009

26 What was one effect of the Bolshevik Revolution (October 1917) on the United States?

(1) Nativism increased, leading to the Red Scare.
(2) Federal courts banned anti-immigrant groups.
(3) The Allied powers needed fewer United States troops.
(4) Immigration laws were changed to allow refugees from Russia

27 What was the effect of the “clear and present danger” ruling established in Schenck v. United
States (1919)?

(1) placing limits on constitutional freedoms
(2) decreasing the president’s powers during wartime
(3) limiting the hours women could work in industry
(4) upholding the right of states to regulate child labor

28 The Harlem Renaissance promoted African American culture by

(1) increasing factory employment opportunities for minorities
(2) encouraging immigration from Africa
(3) focusing attention on artistic contributions
(4) bringing an end to legalized racial segregation

29 During the 1920s, the United States changed its immigration policy by passing new laws that

(1) provided incentives to attract more immigrants to factory jobs
(2) encouraged Chinese immigrants to enter the country
(3) allowed unrestricted immigration of war refugees from Vietnam
(4) established quotas that reduced the number of immigrants from certain countries

30 President Franklin D. Roosevelt believed that declaring a bank holiday and creating the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) would help the nation’s banking system by

(1) restoring public confidence in the banks
(2) reducing government regulation of banks
(3) restricting foreign investments
(4) granting tax relief to individuals

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