The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Herbert Hoover attend school?

2. How did the business barons of the Gilded Age justify their wealth?

3. Which movement did William Jennings Bryan lead?

4. With what political party was Franklin Roosevelt associated?

5. Which country did Woodrow Wilson support at the onset of World War I?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Describe the philosophies and events that affected the Founders of the United States Constitution. What political experiences affected the Founders? What economic experiences affected their philosophies and policies? What did the Founders want to change about their old government when designing this new nation?

Essay Topic 2

Describe how war and economic crises have affected American politics and economic policies in the 20th century. What political and social policies have arisen as a direct result of international conflict? How did the Great Depression change the way Americans view their economy? How has a global society affected the economic practices of the United States?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the legal concerns Lincoln had about initiating the Civil War. What economic concerns did Lincoln have to consider before declaring war on the South? How and why did Lincoln force the first battle without actually commanding Union troops to attack?

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