HIST 405 WEEK 6 QUIZ Question 1. Question : (TCO 10) After the Civil War, a new immigrant was most likely to be from England. Germany. Ireland. Italy. Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) The major benefit of building skyscrapers was : supporting the steel industry. using limited land efficiently. creating a distinctive skyline. adding artistic buildings to the city. Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) Under the spoils system, politicians lowered tariffs to increase profits. investigated corrupt practices among officials. instituted civil service reforms. awarded government jobs to party loyalists. Question 4. Question : (TCO 10) Progressivism and Populism largely differed in goals. ideology. Progressives built political coalitions that transcended party lines. organization. Question 5. Question : (TCO 6) Most U.S. casualties during the Spanish-American War were caused by disease. wounds. combat. starvation. Question 6. Question : (TCO 7) What nation informed American authorities about the Zimmermann note? Germany Great Britain Mexico Russia Question 7. Question : (TCO 7) What was the name of the agreement that ended World War I? The Fourteen Points The League of Nations The Treaty of Versailles The Paris Peace Conference Question 8. Question : (TCO 11) The popularity of the automobile in the 1920s led to a(n) increase in commercial air travel. decrease in the number of motels. increase in bridge and tunnel construction to link cities to suburbs decline in steel production in the U.S. Question 9. Question : (TCO 11) Which President was named Silent Cal? Herbert Hoover Woodrow Wilson Warren G. Harding Calvin Coolidge Question 10. Question : (TCO 11) Stock speculation became common because many banks had closed. stock prices kept going up. credit became more difficult to get. investors lost confidence in the market. Question 11. Question : (TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least one cause of World War I. Then analyze the events that drew the United States into World War I. Evaluate America’s contribution to the war effort and to what extent America’s entry contributed to the end of the war. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer.



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