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World War I and World War II brought about changes for minorities and women because these conflicts led to
a) the creation of new job opportunities
b) the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment
c) a greater number of high-level management positions
d) greater integration in housing and schools throughout the nation

A major cause of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was
a) national segregation policies
b) immigration quotas
c) racial prejudice
d) economic depression

During World War II, women and minorities made economic gains mainly because
a) a shortage of traditional labor created new opportunities in the workplace
b) more educational opportunities increased the number of skilled workers in these groups
c) labor unions successfully demanded equal opportunities for these groups
d) new civil rights legislation forced businesses to change their hiring practices

A violation of civil rights that occurred in the United States during World War II was the
a) arrests made as a result of the Palmer raids
b) passage of an open immigration law
c) internment of Japanese Americans
d) forced removal of Native American Indians from their reservations

President Harry Truman’s decision to use atomic bombs against Japan was primarily based on his belief that
a) an invasion of Japan would result in excessive casualties
b) Germany would refuse to surrender in Europe
c) an alliance was developing between Japan and the Soviet Union
d) Japan was in the process of developing its own atomic weapons

As World War II was ending, the United States decided to join the United Nations mainly because the United States
a) sought to meet the American public’s overwhelming demand for free-trade agreements
b) wanted to continue to play the same role it had in the League of Nations
c) recognized that efforts to achieve world peace required United States involvement
d) wanted to stop the growing influence of newly independent developing nations

The United States became involved in World War II primarily because
a) Germany refused to pay its debts from World War I
b) European democracies supported United States policies toward Germany and Japan
c) President Franklin D. Roosevelt did not enforce the Neutrality Acts
d) Germany and Japan achieved important military successes in Europe and Asia

We must take action even if we are not sure it will work. To do nothing to stop them would be a repeat of the Munich mistake. The Munich mistake mentioned by speaker A refers to a policy of
a) interdependence
b) appeasement
c) balance of power
d) collective security

After World War II, the United States was better able than its allies to adjust its economy from wartime to peacetime because the United States
a) possessed nuclear weapons
b) raised tariffs on imports
c) had collected its war debts from the Allies
d) had suffered no widespread wartime destruction

Based on a study of and the internment of Japanese Americans (1940’s), which conclusion is most accurate?
a) The Bill of Rights is not intended to apply to naturalized citizens
b) Racial and ethnic hostilities are effectively checked by adherence to due process of law.
c) Internment of suspected criminals is necessary during wartime.
d) Nativism and racism sometimes override the ideals of constitutional democracy

Which congressional action not only raised money for World War II but also contributed to the national debt?
a) requiring employers to withhold taxes from workers’ paychecks
b) raising income tax rates
c) selling war bonds
d) enacting wage and price controls

What was a key challenge faced by the United States during World War II?
a) lack of public support for the war effort
b) fighting the war on several fronts
c) difficulty gaining congressional support
d) total reliance on naval power

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 is an illustration of the
a) impact a single event can have on public opinion a time of crisis
b) effectiveness of a policy of appeasement in stopping aggression
c) success of the pacifist movement in the United States
d) role of communism as a negative influence in global affairs

What is the name of the Japanese emperor-god during WWII?
a) Hirohito
b) Manchuria
c) Zeong
d) Godzilla

Which of these countries is NOT a member of the Axis Powers?
a) Germany
b) Italy
c) Japan

The bombardment on a military base in which state cause the United States to declare war on Japan?
a) New York
b) Boston
c) Florida
d) Hawaii

What two Japanese cities were subjected to atomic bombs in 1945?
a) Hiroshima and Nagasaki
b) Tokyo and Kanagawa
c) Nagasaki and Kyota
d) Hiroshima and Kobe

Who was the President of the United States during MOST of WWII?
a) Warren G. Harding
b) Harry Truman
c) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
d) John F. Kennedy

Which American general was in charge of the D-Day invasion?
a) McClennan
b) Eisenhower
c) McAilluffe
d) MacArthur

What is the name of the Nazi dictator who came to power shortly before WWII and ran anti-Jewish campaigns?
a) Joseph Stalin
b) Benito Moussilini
c) Franz Ferdinand
d) Adolf Hitler

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