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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) US History Questions

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Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
Which situation was the immediate cause of the United States' entry into World War I in 1917?
  1. The Maine was blown up in Havana Harbor
  2. Nazi tyranny threatened Western Democracy
  3. German submarines sank United States merchant ships
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
The "Great Migration" of African Americans to the North during and following World War I was mainly a result of
  1. success of military desegregation
  2. efforts of the civil rights movement
  3. availability of new factory jobs
Grade 11 :: Reconstruction by Shannen
Jim Crow Laws segregated                   from white people.
  1. immigrants
  2. African Americans
  3. American Indians
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
At the beginning of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson followed a traditional United States foreign policy by
  1. sending troops to aid Great Britain
  2. declaring American neutrality
  3. requesting an immediate declaration of war against the aggressors
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
During World War I, many American women helped gain support for the suffrage movement by
  1. protesting against the war
  2. joining the military service
  3. working in wartime industries
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
After World War I, the opposition of some Members of Congress to the Versailles Treaty was based largely on the idea that the Treaty
  1. did not punish the Central Powers harshly enough
  2. did not give the United States an important role in world affairs
  3. would require the United States to join the League of Nations and might result in a loss of United States sovereignty
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
President Woodrow Wilson's statement "The world must be made safe for democracy" was made to justify his decision to
  1. end United States imperialism in Latin America
  2. support tariff reform
  3. ask Congress to declare war against Germany
Grade 11 :: Civil War by Shannen
What is the importance of the Thirteenth Amendment?
  1. Due Process
  2. The right of African American men to vote
  3. Abolition of Slavery
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by Shannen
During the Industrial Revolution, many people felt the businesses wanted to pay them less money to do the same work. This led to:
  1. deflation
  2. rise of labor unions
  3. standard of living increases
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by Shannen
During the Industrial Revolution, employees were not entitled to ...
  1. health insurance, unemployment, and wage protection
  2. vacations and raises
  3. vacations, sick leave, unemployment compensation, or payment for on-the-job injuries
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by Shannen
During the Industrial Revolution, factory workers worked....
  1. 8 hours a day, 5 days a week
  2. 12-14 hours a day, 6 or 7 days a week
  3. 10 hours a day, 4 days a week
Grade 11 :: Civil Rights Movement by Shannen
The poll tax, the literacy test, and the actions of the Ku Klux Klan were all attempts to limit the effectiveness of
  1. the 14th and 15th Amendments.
  2. Civil Rights legislation passed in all states after the Civil War
  3. The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
Grade 11 :: Civil Rights Movement by Shannen
                is treating people unfairly because of their race, sex, religion, or age.
  1. discimination
  2. steerage
  3. unemployment
Grade 11 :: Reconstruction by Shannen
The Jim Crow Laws, upheld by the Supreme Court in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), provided for
  1. separate public facilities based on race
  2. racial integration of public schools
  3. voting rights for African American males
Grade 11 :: Civil Rights Movement by Shannen
A secret society called the                     used violence to prevent African Americans from voting.
  1. Black Panthers
  2. Ku Klux Klan
  3. Radical Republicans
Grade 11 :: Civil War by Shannen
Most of the Southern Whites were                .
  1. Republicans
  2. Democrats
  3. Independent
Grade 11 :: Civil War by Shannen
The                      said that African Americans had "equal protection of the laws".
  1. Thirteenth Amendment
  2. Fourteenth Amendment
  3. Fifteenth Amendment
Grade 11 :: World War I by Shannen
A major reason for the isolationist trend in the United States following World War I was
  1. the public's desire to end most trade with other nations
  2. the failure of the United States to gain new territory
  3. a disillusionment over the outcomes of the war
Grade 11 :: Civil War by Shannen
W.E.B.Du Bois believed that African Americans should attempt to gain equality in the United States by
  1. entering vocational training schools in separate schools
  2. demanding full and immediate participation in American Society
  3. setting up a separate nation within the United States
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