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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 21-25.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What U.S. President authorized the Japanese American internment with Executive Order 9066?
(a) Woodrow Wilson
(b) Franklin D. Roosevelt
(c) Martin Van Buren
(d) Andrew Jackson

2. The Japanese American internment was the World War II internment in "War Relocation Camps" of about how many people of Japanese heritage who lived on the Pacific coast of the United States?
(a) 200,000
(b) 20,000
(c) 50,000
(d) 110,000

3. What term refers to the period of feminist activity that first began in the early 1960s in the United States, and eventually spread throughout the Western world?
(a) Reverse feminism
(b) Second-wave feminism
(c) Neo-feminism
(d) Cultural feminism

4. When was the phrase “War on Terror” first used by U.S. President George W. Bush?
(a) April 16, 1999
(b) March 30, 2000
(c) September 20, 2001
(d) July 13, 2001

5. Martin Van Buren served as U.S. President during what years?
(a) 1837-1841
(b) 1845-1849
(c) 1861-1865
(d) 1911-1915

Short Answer Questions

1. The title of Chapter 17 comes from a line of the poem “Harlem” written by whom?

2. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in what year?

3. The Preparedness Day Bombing was a bombing that took place where?

4. Christopher Columbus erected the Navidad fort at the site of what present-day country?

5. The Three Mile Island accident occurred in what U.S. state?

(see the answer key)

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