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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was responsible for organizing the League of Nations after World War I?
(a) David Lloyd George.
(b) Theodore Roosevelt.
(c) Woodrow Wilson.
(d) Winston Churchill.

2. What physical changes occurred during the Gilded Age?
(a) The South was revived by industry.
(b) The United States fought for and won Texas.
(c) Americans colonized the entire continent.
(d) Americans explored from the east coast to the Rocky Mountains.

3. With which political group did Theodore Roosevelt associate?
(a) The Progressives.
(b) The Democrats.
(c) The Republicans.
(d) The Libertarians.

4. Why did Theodore Roosevelt enter politics?
(a) To gain money and fame.
(b) To restore virtue to political office.
(c) To expand the territory of the United States.
(d) To improve his family's social status.

5. Which political philosophies did Woodrow Wilson admire?
(a) French.
(b) German.
(c) Greek.
(d) British.

6. What role did Theodore Roosevelt wish for the United States to take on in the world?
(a) Master.
(b) Judge.
(c) Economic stimulator.
(d) Servant.

7. What problem did deflation cause during the Gilded Age?
(a) Indebted farmers saw their debts increase.
(b) The price of goods rose as wages remained constant.
(c) Industrial expansion came to a standstill.
(d) Investors saw poor returns on their investments.

8. How does Hofstadter describe Herbert Hoover's economic policies?
(a) Mercantile.
(b) Socialist.
(c) Corporate capitalism.
(d) Laissez-faire capitalism.

9. Why did Theodore Roosevelt oppose the League of Nations?
(a) He trusted no one outside of his Cabinet.
(b) He felt war was a necessity.
(c) He did not want to listen to foreign leadership.
(d) He felt it was an economic sinkhole.

10. What policy did Woodrow Wilson create to promote partnerships between government and corporations?
(a) A New Day.
(b) The Corporate Act.
(c) New Freedom.
(d) The New Deal.

11. What was the economic result of Grover Cleveland's insistence on keeping the gold standard?
(a) Inflation rose.
(b) Money flowed into California.
(c) Silver production halted.
(d) Inflation was kept down.

12. What did Herbert Hoover study while in school?
(a) Law.
(b) Engineering and geology.
(c) Science and medicine.
(d) Philosophy.

13. Where did Woodrow Wilson train to be a politician?
(a) In the courtroom.
(b) Harvard University.
(c) Johns Hopkins University.
(d) Yale University.

14. Which movement did William Jennings Bryan lead?
(a) The populist movement.
(b) The abolitionist movement.
(c) The socialist movement.
(d) The democratic movement.

15. With what social class was Franklin Roosevelt associated?
(a) The common laborer.
(b) The middle class.
(c) The working class.
(d) The wealthy New York elite.

Short Answer Questions

1. In which famous trial did William Jennings Bryan argue against the teaching of evolution?

2. With which political party was William Jennings Bryan associated?

3. With which controversial group is William Jennings Bryan associated?

4. What did the Great Depression force Herbert Hoover to do?

5. How does Hofstadter describe Grover Cleveland's economic policies?

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