A People's History of the United States Test | Final Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 127 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

A People's History of the United States Test | Final Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. COINTELPRO is an acronym for what?
(a) Counter Intelligence Program
(b) Coin-operated Telephone Program
(c) Contemporary Intelligence Protocol
(d) Collateral Intelligence Protocol

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

3. What term refers to a political philosophy that advocates stateless societies based on non-hierarchical free associations?
(a) Anarchism
(b) Fascism
(c) Socialism
(d) Democracy

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who signed into law the Espionage Act of 1917?

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

3. The first of the Jim Crow laws was enacted in what year?

4. In what year did Richard Nixon resign as President of the United States?

5. Eugene V. Debs ran unsuccessfully for President of the United States several times as a candidate for what political party?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Zinn characterize the atmosphere of rebellion during the period of American imperialism in Chapter 13?

2. When did the My Lai Massacre take place? How is this event described in Chapter 18?

3. What argument does Howard Zinn make regarding the governmental reforms against racial discrimination in Chapter 17?

4. How does Howard Zinn describe the increasing power of banks as a result of the Industrial Revolution in Chapter 13?

5. How did the Industrial Revolution impact the common people, according to the author in Chapter 11?

6. What corruptions of the government are discussed by Howard Zinn in Chapter 20?

7. What movements worked to fight against the corruption of corporations and government during the Industrial Revolution, according to the author in Chapter 11?

8. How does the author describe the beginning of the feminist movement in Chapter 19?

9. How did World War I begin? How was the war perceived by the American Communist Party, according to the author in Chapter 16?

10. How does Howard Zinn describe the causes and effects of the Great Depression in Chapter 15?

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