US History & Government - Janaury 2011

26 The United States tried to avoid involvement in World War I by following a policy of

(1) neutrality
(2) collective security
(3) economic boycotts
(4) military preparedness

27 The main reason for the increased migration of African Americans out of the rural South during and following World War I was the

(1) availability of cheap farmland in the West
(2) opportunity for factory jobs in the North
(3) chance to escape racial segregation by joining the military
(4) elimination of the Ku Klux Klan in the northern states

28 National attention was drawn to the Scopes trial of 1925 because the case

(1) represented a conflict between science and religion
(2) reversed a previous Supreme Court decision on free speech
(3) upheld the right of veterans to protest in Washington, D. C.
(4) revealed the extent of prejudice against immigrants

29 Which American author was part of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s?

(1) F. Scott Fitzgerald     (3) Langston Hughes
(2) Ernest Hemingway      (4) John Steinbeck

30 The economic boom of the 1920s was fueled in part by

(1) government subsidies paid to farmers
(2) tariff reductions on European goods
(3) increased investment in the stock market
(4) construction by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

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