US History & Government - June 2010

31 Which event led to the other three?

(1) migration of 300,000 people to California to find work
(2) development of Dust Bowl conditions on the Great Plains
(3) passage of New Deal legislation to conserve soil
(4) publication of John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath

32 In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt responded to the start of World War II in Europe by

(1) asking Congress to enter the war
(2) urging continued appeasement of aggressor nations
(3) attempting to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the hostilities
(4) selling military supplies to the Allied nations

33 Which statement about the United States economy during World War II is most accurate?

(1) Federal economic controls increased.
(2) The manufacturing of automobiles increased.
(3) Worker productivity declined.
(4) Prices fell rapidly.

Base your answers to questions 34 and 35 on the time line below and on your knowledge of social studies.

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34 The events shown on the time line occurred as a result of

(1) the bombing of Pearl Harbor (3) a need for collective security
(2) the launching of Sputnik (4) a fear of communism

35 Which civil liberty was most seriously threatened during the period shown on the time

(1) freedom of speech        (3) the right to bear arms
(2) freedom of religion        (4) the right to petition the government


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