US History: Civil War To WWI Question Preview (ID: 468)

These Questions Are Modeled After The VA SOL Test And Center Around The Time Period Between The Civil War And WWI. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

Which are characteristics of the Great Plains in the late 19th century?
a) snow-capped mountains, rivers, and igloos
b) a vast area to be settled, treeless, and low rainfall
c) cities, trees, and wet
d) factories, cars, and mountains

Which is a Northeast state?
a) Maryland
b) Alaska
c) Colorado
d) New York

One reason for westward expansion was for
a) a new beginning for Native Americans.
b) food.
c) technological advances, including the Transcontinental Railroad.
d) jobs.

A hope for better opportunities, religious freedom, to escape from oppressive governments, and adventure are all reasons for
a) increased immigration.
b) the Great Migration North.
c) westward expansion.
d) decreased farming.

Who believed equality could be achieved through vocational education and accepted social separation?
a) W.E.B. DuBois
b) Rosa Parks
c) Booker T. Washington
d) Martin Luther King, Jr.

Which pair is incorrect?
a) David Sarnoff - Broadcast Industry
b) Guglielmo Marconi - Radio
c) Henry Ford - Automobile
d) John D. Rockefeller - Steel

What was NOT a result of the Progressive Movement?
a) Prohibition
b) workplace reforms
c) World War II
d) women's suffrage

One of the reasons for the Spanish American war was because of the sinking of this ship in Havana Harbor.
a) Lusitania
b) USS Maine
c) Titanic
d) Elizabeth II

At the end of WWI, President Woodrow Wilson gave his Fourteen Points. What was a major part of his plan?
a) Social Security
b) The New Deal
c) The League of Nations
d) to force Germany to repay the allies for war damages

What cause the United States to enter WWI?
a) Germany sunk the Lusitania
b) Japan bombed Pearl Harbor
c) Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated
d) Germany sunk the USS Maine

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