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What action did the Central Powers take as a result of the United States’ foreign policy after the outbreak of World War I?
a) They declared war on the United States.
b) They regarded the United States as a partner of the allies.
c) They established a naval blockade of several American ports.
d) They asked the League of Nations to stop United States’ aid to the allies.

Which document contains President Woodrow Wilson’s call to create the League of Nations?
a) Zimmerman telegram
b) Atlantic Charter
c) Fourteen Points
d) Kellogg-Briand Pact

One major reason the United States Senate refused to approve the Treaty of Versailles after World War I was that many senators
a) were concerned about future United States obligations in foreign affairs
b) rejected United States colonial practices in Asia
c) wanted immediate repayment of war debts from France
d) supported increased foreign aid to Germany

We intend to begin on the first of February unrestricted submarine warfare. We shall endeavor in spite of this to keep the USA neutral. In the event of this not succeeding, we make Mexico a proposal or alliance......Zimmerman Telegram led to -
a) a declaration of war against Mexico
b) the entry of the United States into World War I
c) the passage of the Treaty of Versailles
d) a restriction on immigration from Latin America

From 1914 to 1916, as World War I raged in Europe, Americans were not able to remain neutral in thought as well as action mainly because
a) United States membership in military alliances required the nation to fight
b) United States newspapers encouraged a policy of imperialist expansion
c) the warring powers interfered with the United States right to freedom of the seas
d) President Woodrow Wilson supported the war aims of Germany and Austria-Hungary

After World War I, the opposition of some Members of Congress to the Versailles Treaty was based largely on the idea that the Treaty
a) did not punish the Central Powers harshly enough
b) did not give the United States an important role in world affairs
c) would require the United States to join the League of Nations and might result in a loss of United States sovereignty
d) would require the United States to assume the cost of rebuilding the war-torn European economies

The Fourteen Points and the Atlantic Charter were both
a) statements of post-war goals for establishing world peace
b) plans of victorious nations to divide conquered territories
c) military strategies for defeating enemy nations
d) agreements between nations to eliminate further development of weapons

President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points were based on the belief that
a) military strength is a nation’s best path to world peace
b) isolationism should guide international relations
c) the principle of self-determination should be applied to people of all nations
d) industrial nations should have equal access to colonial possessions

Which action best demonstrated the United States effort to isolate itself from European conflicts after World War I?
a) lowering tariff rates
b) attempting to improve relations with Asia
c) failing to sign international disarmament agreements
d) refusing to join the League of Nations

Which situation was the immediate cause of the United States entry into World War I in 1917?
a) The League of Nations requested help.
b) The Maine was blown up in Havana Harbor.
c) Nazi tyranny threatened Western democracy.
d) German submarines sank United States merchant ships.

President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points were intended to
a) make the United States, Great Britain, and France into leading world powers
b) redistribute Germany’s colonies among the Allied nations
c) prevent international tensions from leading to war
d) a disillusionment over the outcomes of the war

What was a major reason for United States entry into World War I?
a) to overthrow the czarist government of Russia
b) to keep Latin America from being attacked by Germany
c) to maintain freedom of the seas
d) to break up the colonial empires of the Allies

Many senators who opposed United States membership in the League of Nations argued that joining the League would
a) involve the nation in future military conflicts
b) reduce freedom of the seas
c) end the country’s free-trade policy
d) endanger the nation’s military preparedness

The demand for German war reparations by the European Allies helps to explain the failure of the peace settlement following
a) World War I
b) World War II
c) the Korean War
d) the Vietnam War

Why did the Senate reject the Versailles Treaty (1919)?
a) to keep the United States free from foreign entanglements
b) to express opposition to the harsh sanctions imposed on Germany
c) to avoid the dues for membership in the League of Nations
d) to reduce United States military forces in Europe

During World War I, many American women helped gain support for the suffrage movement by
a) protesting against the war
b) joining the military service
c) lobbying for child-care facilities
d) working in wartime industries

One goal for a lasting peace that President Woodrow Wilson included in his Fourteen Points was
a) establishing a League of Nations
b) maintaining a permanent military force in Europe
c) returning the United States to a policy of isolationism
d) blaming Germany for causing World War I

During his reelection campaign in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson used the slogan, “He kept us out of war.” In April of 1917, Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany. What helped bring about this change?
a) Bolshevik forces increased their strength in Germany and Italy.
b) Britain was invaded by nations of the Central Powers.
c) Russia signed a treaty of alliance with the Central Powers.
d) Germany resumed unrestricted submarine warfare.

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