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Question 1 1.Containment and access to oil (not ideology) were the primary factors
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Question 1

  1. Containment and access to oil (not ideology) were the primary factors motivating American policy in the Middle East during the 1970s and 80s.
  2. True
  3. False
  4.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 2

  1. World War I and II were bad for America's economy.
  2. True
  3. False
  4.  

5 points 

 

 

Question 3

  1. The United States wanted to construct a canal through the narrowest part of Central America in order make shipping of goods faster and cheaper for American businesses. The United States government used military power to incite a revolution in Colombia and the creation of the independent nation of Panama. In return for their military support Panama leased US the land to construct the canal. America's experience in Panama is an example of 
  2.  
  3. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
  4.  
  5. Big Stick Policy
  6.  
  7. Manifest Destiny
  8.  
  9. Platt Amendment
  10.  
  11.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 4

  1. What contributed to the economic problems of the 1970s? Check all that apply.
  2.  
  3. deindustrialization
  4.  
  5. Inflation
  6.  
  7. oil shortage
  8.  
  9. Unregulated stock market
  10.  
  11. bank failures
  12.  
  13. trade deficit
  14.  
  15. collapse of the housing market
  16.  
  17.  

15 points 

 

 

Question 5

  1. According to the Introduction to Capital Moves which you awere assigned to read for this module, why did RCA migrate from location to location?
  2.  
  3. RCA executives were in search of low wage labor.
  4.  
  5. RCA executives wanted to expand foreign markets.
  6.  
  7. The company was looking to acquire other businesses.
  8.  
  9. The company wanted lower taxes.
  10.  
  11.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 6

  1. American belief in their God given right to expand. In the late 19th Century America used this idea as justification to expand into the Caribbean and Pacific to civilize backwards people.
  2.  
  3. Big Stick Policy
  4.  
  5. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
  6.  
  7. Platt Amendment
  8.  
  9. Manifest Destiny
  10.  
  11.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 7

  1. Answer the questions below based on the following chart. 
  2.  
  3. Which statement accurately reflect the information in this chart. Check all answers that apply.
  4.  
  5. The American workforce increased.
  6.  
  7. There was greater availability of jobs in trading.
  8.  
  9. The agricultural workforce increased.
  10.  
  11. A larger percentage of Americans were working in manufacturing.
  12.  
  13.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 8

  1. The idea that it is the right of the United States to interfere in any government in the Western Hemisphere who is not able to keep order within its own borders.
  2.  
  3. Big Stick Policy
  4.  
  5. Manifest Destiny
  6.  
  7. Platt Amendment
  8.  
  9. Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine
  10.  
  11.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 9

  1. Based on the charts in Power Point 10 Turn of the Century Industrialization what were the effects of industrialization. Check all answers that apply.
  2.  
  3. Industries got bigger in size.
  4.  
  5. There were fewer jobs in the country.
  6.  
  7. There were fewer factories.
  8.  
  9. The population in cities grew.
  10.  
  11. People became poorer.
  12.  
  13. Immigration increased.
  14.  
  15.  

15 points 

 

 

Question 10

  1. What motivated American expansion into Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific between 1870 and 1900? Check all answer that apply.
  2.  
  3. cheap labor
  4.  
  5. join European powers in the "Age of Colonialism"
  6.  
  7. natural resources
  8.  
  9. superiority
  10.  
  11.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 11

  1. According to the article "US Isolationism: How did US Isolationism Contribute to the Cause of WWII" (assigned for class) the following were ways American isolationism caused World War II. Check all answers that apply.
  2.  
  3. The United States wanted to punish Germany at the end of World War I.
  4.  
  5. The United States had a secret system of alliances.
  6.  
  7. The United States was seen by former WWI allies as unreliable.
  8.  
  9. Rhetoric of the "America First Committee" made it seem unlikely that the US would get involved in WWII no matter what Hitler did.
  10.  
  11. When the US did not join the League of Nations it deemed the organization weak and ineffective.
  12.  
  13.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 12

  1. According to our class discussion what was the most important strategic concept guiding American foreign policy during the Cold War.?
  2.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 13

  1. How did industrialization affect the workforce in factories? Check all answers that apply.
  2.  
  3. Lower wages
  4.  
  5. safer conditions
  6.  
  7. more peaceful relations between workers and factory owners
  8.  
  9. unions founded
  10.  
  11. workers are valued more
  12.  
  13. longer hours
  14.  
  15.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 14

  1. The prosperous economy of the Roaring 20s meant factory owners supported the unions.
  2. True
  3. False
  4.  

5 points 

 

 

Question 15

  1. Watch the following clip of President Harry Truman at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmQD_W8Pcxg
  2. According to the Truman Doctrine as articulated in this video clip, why was it America's duty to intervene in Greece? How was this a departure from American foreign policy before World War II?  

Question 16

  1. Laissez-faire economy means that the government has a very limited role in regulating the economy and business practices.
  2. Agree
  3.  
  4. Disagree
  5.  

5 points 

 

 

Question 17

  1. Why did the United States lose the Vietnam War? Check all answers that apply.
  2.  
  3. bombing was ineffective
  4.  
  5. American soldiers defected from the army and the military did not have enough manpower.
  6.  
  7. The Vietnamese military was stronger than the American military.
  8.  
  9. South Vietnamese did not support American intervention.
  10.  
  11. the United States was not prepared for North Vietnam's guerilla tactics
  12.  
  13. Johnson did not want to provoke Soviet involvement or a Soviet nuclear attack.
  14.  
  15.  

10 points 

 

 

Question 18

  1. Why was the Great Depression so severe? Give 4 reasons.Question 19
  2. Based on the charts in Power Point 13 - The Economic Crisis of the 1970s what were the effects of Reaganomics? Check all that apply.
  3.  
  4. Incomes increased.
  5.  
  6. Jobs were created.
  7.  
  8. All people experienced a significant increase in income.
  9.  
  10. National Debt increased
  11.  
  12. The economy expanded
  13.  
  14. Distribution of income growth was equitable (equal) among all classes.
  15.  
  16.  

15 points 

 

 

Question 20

  1. During the Cold War the major effect of American foreign policy was the protection of Democracy abroad.
  2. True
  3. False
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