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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) US History Questions

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Grade 12 Progressive Era
Reforms championed by the Progressive Movement focused on problems caused by what?
  1. a weak foreign policy
  2. the aftermath of Reconstruction
  3. industrialization, urbanization, and political corruption
  4. a depression caused by weak banking practices
Grade 12 American Revolution
What weakness did Shays' Rebellion expose about the Articles of Confederation?
  1. the inability of the government to impose taxes
  2. the inability of the government to elect leaders
  3. the inability of the government to raise an army
  4. the inability of the government to regulate trade
Grade 12 American Revolution
What were the results of Shays' Rebellion?
  1. George Washington arranged a meeting to resolve a trade dispute.
  2. Virginia's General Assembly proposed a meeting to regulate commerce.
  3. A convention was called for to revise the Articles of Confederation.
  4. all of the above
Grade 12 Democratic Foundations
The 'Common Man' supported a strong central form of government, due in part to
  1. The Boston Massacre.
  2. Shays' Rebellion.
  3. The French and Indian War.
  4. The Articles of Confederation.
Grade 12 Progressive Era
What did the 16th amendment do?
  1. repealed Prohibition
  2. gave women the right to vote
  3. allowed for the creation of a national income tax
  4. established popular elections for United States senators
Grade 12 Reconstruction
Which president ended Reconstruction?
  1. Andrew Johnson
  2. James Garfield
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Rutherford B. Hayes
Grade 12 Reconstruction
Grade 12 Progressive Era
Who wrote "The History of Standard Oil"?
  1. Jacob Riis
  2. Ida Tarbell
  3. Upton Sinclair
  4. H.L. Menken
Grade 12 Reconstruction
Grade 12 Progressive Era
Which bill, passed in 1906, established food labeling requirements and drug safety standards?
  1. The Inspection Act
  2. Food Quality Protection Act
  3. The Pure Food and Drug Act
  4. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
Grade 12 Progressive Era
Who was president during the Spanish-American War?
  1. Ulysses Grant
  2. William McKinley
  3. Grover Cleveland
  4. Rutherford B. Hayes
Grade 12 Reconstruction
What event abolished slavery in the United States?
  1. Lee surrendering to Grant
  2. the Civil Rights Act of 1866
  3. The Emancipation Proclamation
  4. passage of the 13th Amendment
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