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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During what years did Gerald Ford serve as President of the United States?
(a) 1977-1981
(b) 1965-1969
(c) 1973-1977
(d) 1974-1977

2. Where was Alexander Berkman born?
(a) The Netherlands
(b) Great Britain
(c) The Russian Empire
(d) Germany

3. When was the American Railway Union founded?
(a) 1893
(b) 1911
(c) 1905
(d) 1899

4. When was the city of Hiroshima bombed by U.S. forces?
(a) August 6, 1945
(b) August 9, 1945
(c) June 13, 1946
(d) September 12, 1944

5. The Industrial Workers of the World is an international union that was formed in what year?
(a) 1905
(b) 1899
(c) 1911
(d) 1849

6. Eugene V. Debs ran unsuccessfully for President of the United States several times as a candidate for what political party?
(a) The Socialist Party of America
(b) The Democratic Party
(c) The Green Party
(d) The Youth International Party

7. What was Malcolm X’s birth name?
(a) Malcolm Little
(b) Malcolm Wilson
(c) Malcolm Richards
(d) Malcolm Anderson

8. Who signed into law the Espionage Act of 1917?
(a) Martin Van Buren
(b) Woodrow Wilson
(c) James Polk
(d) Andrew Jackson

9. The People’s Party, or the “Populists” was a short-lived political party established in what year?
(a) 1915
(b) 1932
(c) 1911
(d) 1891

10. What is the title of Chapter 11?
(a) The Empire and the People
(b) The Socialist Challenge
(c) Robber Barons and Rebels
(d) The Unreported Resistance

11. The Preparedness Day Bombing was a bombing that took place where?
(a) Reno, Nevada
(b) Los Angeles, California
(c) San Francisco, California
(d) Albuquerque, New Mexico

12. Who was the first president of South Vietnam , from 1955 to 1963?
(a) Mao Ze-Dong
(b) Kim Il Sung
(c) Ho Chi Minh
(d) Ngo Dinh Diem

13. When did the Philippine-American War take place?
(a) 1899-1902
(b) 1865-1870
(c) 1895-1898
(d) 1799-1815

14. When was Amnesty International founded?
(a) 1914
(b) 1952
(c) 1961
(d) 1977

15. In what year did President Harry S. Truman issue Executive Order 9981?
(a) 1899
(b) 1902
(c) 1865
(d) 1848

Short Answer Questions

1. When was Ho Chi Minh born?

2. What did Executive Order 9981 abolish?

3. What term refers to a political philosophy that advocates stateless societies based on non-hierarchical free associations?

4. The Knights of Labor demanded a workday that consisted of how many hours?

5. What is the title of Chapter 14?

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