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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was responsible for organizing the League of Nations after World War I?
2. Who succeeded Theodore Roosevelt as president?
3. Why did Theodore Roosevelt oppose the League of Nations?
4. For which political party was Theodore Roosevelt the nominee in 1912?
5. What position did Herbert Hoover hold in both Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge's cabinets?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why was Theodore Roosevelt considered a Conservative Progressive?
2. How did the business elite justify their great wealth in the late 19th century?
3. What was the "Gilded Age"?
4. Describe Herbert Hoover.
5. Why did William Jennings Bryan resign as Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of War?
6. Which political party dominated the United States after the Civil War and why?
7. How did the Great Depression affect Herbert Hoover's economic policies?
8. How did Theodore Roosevelt affect American politics after his term in office?
9. How did the Great Depression affect Herbert Hoover's career?
10. Why did Franklin D. Roosevelt oppose big business?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What impact did the Gilded Age have on the growth of the United States? How did the United States expand during this era and how did that expansion affect the economy? What social concerns rose during the Gilded Age and how were they addressed by America's leadership?
Essay Topic 2
Which economic reforms are attributed to Andrew Jackson? How did Jackson's economic philosophy differ from the current economic practice? How did Jackson's economic policies affect the citizens of the United States?
Essay Topic 3
How has the economy of the United States changed since its inception? What differing economic principles have been implemented throughout the years? What cycle of economic policy is evident in Hosfstadter's book?
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