US History: Post-WWI To WWII Question Preview (ID: 469)

These Questions Were Modeled After The VA SOL Test. They Center Around US History After WWI Through WWII.

Prohibition was a constitutional amendment that made it illegal to manufacture, transport, and sell alcoholic beverages. What is the number of the amendment?
a) 16th
b) 17th
c) 18th
d) 19th

The movement of African Americans to northern cities in search of jobs is known as
a) the Great Meditation.
b) the Great Migration.
c) the Good Journey.
d) the Middle Passage.

Who wrote the Grapes of Wrath - a novel about the strength of poor migrant workers during the 1930s?
a) F. Scott Fitzgerald
b) W.E.B. DuBois
c) Jonathan Swift
d) John Steinbeck

What Harlem Renaissance poet combined his experiences of African and American culture?
a) Langston Hughes
b) Jacob Lawrence
c) Duke Ellington
d) Louis Armstrong

What happened after the stock market crashed, the Federal Reserve failed to prevent the collapse of the banking system, and high tarrifs strangled international trade?
a) The Great Migration
b) economic prosperity
c) The Great Depression
d) The Roaring 20s

Social Security, Federal work programs, and farm assisstance programs are all characteristics of what?
a) the New Deal
b) the Treaty of Versailles
c) the League of Nations
d) the Square Deal

What were some causes of World War II?
a) the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the sinking of the USS Maine
b) the sinking of the Lusitania and yellow journalism
c) worldwide prosperity and low unemployment
d) worldwide depression and massive unemployment

Which pair is incorrect about World War II?
a) United States - allies
b) Great Britain - allies
c) Soviet Union - axis
d) Japan - axis

What was the turning point of World War II in Europe?
a) D-Day
b) Battle of Midway
c) Pearl Harbor
d) Battle of Stalingrad

What was characterized by the imprisonment and killing of Jews and others in concentration camps?
a) the Holocaust
b) World War I
c) the New Idea
d) D-Day

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