US History & Government - Janaury 2010

46 Radical Republicans’ passage of the Civil War amendments, President Theodore Roosevelt’s
Square Deal, and President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs were all attempts to

(1) promote the theory of laissez-faire
(2) improve society through government action
(3) reduce the economic role of government
(4) increase the influence of large corporations

47 One way in which the Pearl Harbor attack of
December 7, 1941, and the attacks of September
11, 2001, are similar is that both led to
(1) increasing isolation
(2) the creation of a military draft
(3) the impeachment of the president
(4) major changes in United States foreign policy

Base your answer to question 48 on the graph below and on your knowledge of social studies.

48 Which statement about the federal budget is most clearly supported by the information in the graph?

(1) The budget was balanced throughout most of the 1990s.
(2) The budget surplus began declining in 1998.
(3) The budget deficit became smaller between 1992 and 1997.
(4) The budget deficit remained unchanged between 1992 and 2000.

49 The passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts in 1798, the McCarthy hearings in the 1950s, and
the passage of the USA Patriot Act in 2001 created controversy because they

(1) required large sums of money to enforce
(2) raised questions about the protection of civil liberties
(3) created alliances with foreign governments
(4) limited the power of the executive branch

50 The policy of Dollar Diplomacy, the Good Neighbor policy, and the Alliance for Progress
were designed to (1) increase United States influence in Latin America

(2) open trade with Southeast Asia
(3) maintain peace with European nations
(4) provide foreign aid to African nations

For Thematic and DBQ essays click on PDF version

Previous Page Answer Key

EduSolution -
Helping Students
to succeed!
Vistors' Comments

This is one of the absolute best sites I've found online, and I say that as a teacher who has spent countless hours looking for kid-friendly material on the net. I have no idea how you found the time and energy to put it together, but you have my admiration! - Andrew Cowells, Concord Jr. High