US History & Government - Janaury 2010

26 Which economic factor contributed most directly to the start of the Great Depression?

(1) low worker productivity
(2) high income taxes
(3) decreasing tariff rates
(4) buying stocks on margin

Base your answer to question 27 on the cartoon below and on your knowledge of social studies.

27 Which constitutional principle is illustrated in this cartoon?

(1) federalism                    (3) States rights
(2) checks and balances     (4) executive privilege

28 What was a guiding principle of the New Deal economic policies?

(1) Pro-business tax breaks would solve the problems associated with urban poverty.
(2) Antitrust legislation would destroy the free market economy of the United States.
(3) Rugged individualism must be allowed to solve social inequality.
(4) Government must assume more responsibility for helping the poor.

29 The Neutrality Acts of 1935 and 1937 were intended to

(1) enforce the policies of the League of Nations
(2) stimulate economic growth in the United States
(3) avoid the policies that drew the nation into World War I
(4) support the use of peacekeeping troops in Europe

30 What was a primary goal of Franklin D.Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin
when they met at the Yalta Conference in 1945?

(1) setting up postwar aid for Great Britain
(2) sharing the development of atomic weapons
(3) protecting the colonial empires of the warring nations
(4) settling major wartime issues of the Allied powers

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