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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 cause by what?
  1. A weak foreign policy.
  2. The aftermath of Reconstruction in the South.
  3. Industrialization, urbanization, and political corruption
  4. A depression caused by weak backing practices.
Grade 12 American Revolution
What weakness did Shay's 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 inabilitly of the government to regulate trade
Grade 12 Colonial Period
Why did the British Parliament impose a stamp tax on the colonies in 1765?
  1. Raise additional funds for English postal service.
  2. To help the colonies pay for the Revolutionary War.
  3. To pay for the French and Indian War.
  4. To establish a postal service in the colonies.
Grade 12 Reconstruction
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Who led a voter registration drive in Selma, Alabama in 1965?
  1. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Malcolm X
  3. Rosa Parks
Grade 12 Reconstruction
What did Congress refuse to do when they reconvened in December 1865?
  1. Congress refused to listen t any economic law hearings.
  2. Beacause the new Costitutions had to outlaw Slavery, Congress refused to seat the new Southern Congressional Reps and they appointed a joint committee to reexamine the reconsruction Policy.
  3. They went to the White House & Protested.
  4. They stayed home and slept in.
Grade 12 Democratic Foundations
What era influenced the Founding Fathers of the United States more than any other?
  1. The Enlightenment
  2. The Renaissance
  3. The Great Awakening
  4. The English Civil War
Grade 12 Reconstruction
What Amendment (that was adopted in 1868) included four major provisions?
  1. Eighteenth Amendment
  2. fifteethn Amendment
  3. Fourteenth Amendment
  4. Sixteenth Amendment
Grade 12 Civil Rights
Movement of African Americans away from the South to the North,Midwest, and West that occurred from 1910-1960.What was this called?
  1. Great Migration
  2. Rust Belt to the Sun Belt
  3. Growth of Hispanic population
  4. Westward Expansion
Grade 12 American Revolution
The Boston Tea Party occurred in?
  1. 1773
  2. 1800
  3. 1643
  4. 2016
Grade 12 Democratic Foundations
Grade 12 Supreme Court Cases
What was the most important result of Marshall's decision in McCulloch v. Maryland?
  1. It determined that the U.S. Constitution was a basic outline and allowed the government to do what was "necessary and proper" to conduct business.
  2. Most importantly it determined that banks should be established by the government.
  3. It determined the state law was supremem over U.S. law according to the "Supremacy Clause."
  4. It resulted in more banks in the U.S., therefore more economic stability.
Grade 12 Colonial Period
What is a charter?
  1. written grant of authority from the king to establish a colony
  2. government that is not all-powerful
  3. consisting of two houses
  4. government that serves the will of the people
  5. document written in 1215
Grade 12 Great Depression
What politician from Louisiana opposed the New Deal?
  1. Huey Long
  2. George Wallace
  3. Bernard Shaw
Grade 12 Great Depression
Which of the following is not one of the four freedoms Franklin Roosevelt described and fought for during his term in office?
  1. Freedom from fear
  2. Freedom from want
  3. Freedom of equality
  4. Freedom of religion
  5. Freedom of speech
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