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A movement that arose in the 1890s to address social problems was known as what?
a) The Gilded Age
b) Reformation
c) Progressivism
d) The New Deal

Which novel revealed unsanitary condition in Chicago’s stockyards?
a) Frank Norris’s The Octopus
b) Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
c) Frances Ellen Watkins's Iola Leroy
d) Jacob Riis's How the Other Half Lives

Progressives that promoted Americanization efforts
a) helped immigrants establish ethnic communities
b) believed that the temperance movement unfairly targeted immigrants
c) believed that assimilating immigrants would make them less loyal
d) encouraged immigrants to follow white, middle class ways of life.

The leader of the relatively seemingly radical African-Americans who wanted full equality immediately during the Progressive Era was whom?
a) W.E.B. DuBois
b) Booker T. Washington
c) Frederick Douglas
d) George Washington Carver

During World War I, Triple Alliance nations were:
a) France, Russia and Great Britain
b) Great Britain, France and the United States
c) Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
d) Russia, Germany and Austria Hungary

Which of the following did not contribute to the breakout of war in Europe during World War I?
a) Arms Race
b) Alliances
c) Nationalism
d) Isolationism

The “breaking point” that caused countries to declare war on one another in Europe was:
a) Unrestricted submarine warfare
b) The Zimmerman Note
c) Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
d) The Arms Race

What did the selective service act do?
a) Mobilized men for war
b) Filled jobs in the United States
c) Required children to serve their country
d) Provided information on the war effort

Which of the following gave postal authorities power to ban newspapers or other printed materials that could incite treason?
a) Sedition Act
b) Espionage Act
c) Selective Service Act
d) Conscientious Objector

What was the event which caused Americans to finally enter World War I?
a) Alliance System
b) Bombing of the Lusitania
c) Bombing of the Sussex
d) The Zimmerman Note

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