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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) US History Questions

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Grade 11 Great Depression
Breadlines, Hoovervilles, and the Bonus Army were all direct results of what?
  1. housing shortages in the 1920's
  2. relief efforts of the New Deal
  3. mechanization of agriculture
  4. unemployment during the Great Depression
Grade 11 Civil Rights
In the 1960's members of the student nonviolent coordinating committee (SNCC) used sit ins primarily to do what?
  1. protest high college tuition costs
  2. promote the passage of the clean air act
  3. support voting rights for 18 year old citizens
  4. challenge racially segregated public facilities
Grade 11 Modern Era
In 1958, the US government increased spending on math and science education and research in reaction to what?
  1. creation of the Warsaw Pact
  2. launching of Sputnik
  3. installation of soviet missles in Cuba
  4. U-2 incident
Grade 11 World War II
A "date that will live in infamy" is what date?
  1. Sept 11, 2001
  2. June 6, 1944
  3. Dec 7, 1941
  4. Nov 11, 1918
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
The Great Migration that took place between 1915 and 1930 refers to what?
  1. workers who left the northeast for the south
  2. Native American Indians who left their reservations
  3. middle class whites who left cities to settle in suburbs
  4. African Americans who left the rural south for northern cities
Grade 11 World War II
During WWII the Manhattan Project was the name of a plan to do what?
  1. open a second front in Europe
  2. capture Pacific islands held by the Japanese
  3. develop the atomic bomb
  4. liberate German concentration camps
Grade 11 The Presidents
Who became president after Franklin Roosevelt died in office?
  1. Harry Truman
  2. Dwight Eisenhower
  3. Herbert Hoover
  4. John Kennedy
Grade 11 Modern Era
The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) were attempts by the US and other nations to do what?
  1. create mutual defense pacts
  2. increase tariff rates
  3. decrease the number of nuclear weapons
  4. provide economic aid to the poor
Grade 11 Great Depression
The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 helped American workers by doing what?
  1. establishing health plans
  2. legalizing strikes and boycotts
  3. establishing minimum wage in many industries
  4. making labor unions accept women and African Americans
Grade 11 Modern Era
JFK created the Peace Corps in the 1960's to do what?
  1. fight revolutionaries in democratic nations with military force
  2. improve economic conditions in developing countries
  3. rebuild US cities through urban renewal
  4. overthrow Soviet control of Eastern Europe
Grade 11 Modern Era
What was one way the US government reacted to Sputnik in 1957?
  1. establishing a naval blockade in Cuba
  2. urging more Americans to buy war bonds
  3. starting the Strategic Arms Limitation talks (SALT)
  4. increasing federal spending on math and science education
Grade 11 World War II
The Neutrality acts of 1935 an 1937 were intended to do what?
  1. enforce policies of the League of Nations
  2. stimulate economic growth in the US
  3. avoid the policies that drew the nation into WWI
  4. Support the use of peace keeping troops in Europe
Grade 11 Roaring 20s
October 29, 1929, also known as "Black Tuesday", was the day that what happened?
  1. The drought began in the Great Plains
  2. WWI started
  3. The stock market crashed
  4. An earthquake hit California
Grade 11 World War I
The Great Migration during World War I was the movement of which group of people?
  1. European immigrants fleeing to the U.S. to escape the war in Europe
  2. French refugees fleeing to Britain ahead of the German onslaught
  3. Mexicans fleeing to the American Southwest to escape political turmoil
  4. African Americans moving from the South to Northern cities
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Grade 11 Jacksonian Era
What was the Spoils System?
  1. a plan to abolish slavery in the West
  2. taking Native American territory after conflicts
  3. rewarding political supporters with government jobs
  4. a plan to destroy the National Bank.
Grade 11 Civil War
Abraham Lincoln was a member of this political party?
  1. Jacksonian
  2. Whig
  3. Democratic
  4. Republican
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Grade 11 Formation of the USA
Alexander Hamilton was killed in a duel with which Vice President in 1804?
  1. Aaron Burr
  2. John Adams
  3. James Madison
  4. Thomas Jefferson
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