U.S. History - Unit 9 (SSUSH19de) Question Preview (ID: 61085)

The Domestic Impact Of World War II / Executive Powers In World War II. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

U.S. industries were encouraged to help the war effort due to:
a) Roosevelt's War Production Board
b) the Lend-Lease Act
c) the March on Washington
d) the 1939 Neutrality Act

During World War II, Americans began to ration items such as:
a) gasoline and rubber
b) gold and diamonds
c) alcohol and tobacco
d) ####

What were Liberty Ships?
a) They were gigantic ships that took cargo and supplies to the war front.
b) They were German battleships that guarded entry into the Mediterranean Sea.
c) They were Japanese ships that helped Japan win the Battle of Midway.
d) They were ships that led the attack on D-Day.

Why did Americans grow Victory Gardens?
a) to supplement their diets during the food rationing of World War II
b) to grow their own tobacco for cigarettes
c) to set traps in case of a Japanese invasion
d) ####

'Rosie the Riveter' became a symbol for:
a) encouraging women to help the war effort
b) encouraging African-Americans to help the war effort
c) reporting suspicious activities to the government
d) ####

A. Philip Randolph was eventually successful in:
a) getting the U.S. government to stop discriminatory hiring practices
b) his bid for the presidency
c) convincing Congress to declare war on Japan
d) organizing a violent race riot in Washington, DC

Presidents may use executive orders to quickly bypass:
a) Congress
b) the U.S. Supreme Court
c) the Justice Department
d) state governors

During World War II, the U.S. was concerned with immigrants from:
a) the Axis Powers
b) the Allied Powers
c) sub-Saharan Africa
d) Australia and New Zealand

Which of the following groups received the MOST discrimination in the U.S. during World War II?
a) Japanese-Americans
b) German-Americans
c) Italian-Americans
d) ####

During World War II, over 100,000 Japanese-Americans...
a) were transferred off the West Coast
b) were transferred off the East Coast
c) were sent back to Japan
d) ####

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