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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) US History Questions

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Grade 9 Roaring 20s
What was the primary reason Prohibition failed?
  1. alcohol producers bribed the government
  2. the Anti-Saloon League went out of business
  3. the laws had an expiration date and were not renewed
  4. Prohibition laws were weak and often unenforced
Grade 9 World War I
Which treaty ended World War I?
  1. Reims
  2. Chartres
  3. Versailles
  4. Marseilles
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
What were illegal saloons that still sold alcohol called?
  1. speakeasys
  2. bootleggers
  3. anti-saloons
  4. soda fountains
Grade 9 The Presidents
In the election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson ran against
  1. Alexander Hamilton.
  2. Aaron Burr.
  3. Abraham Lincoln.
  4. John Quincy Adams.
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Founded in 1895, the                                    became the most powerful temperance group.
  1. Prohibition Party
  2. Anti-Saloon League
  3. American Temperance Society
  4. Women's Christian Temperance Union
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
The                        was a campaign by social groups to end the use of alcohol.
  1. Prohibition Party
  2. Whiskey Rebellion
  3. Anti-Alcohol Advocates
  4. Temperance Movement
Grade 9 Progressive Era
Who published “How the Other Half Live”?
  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. Ida Tarbell
  3. Jacob Riis
  4. Jane Addams
Grade 9 Roaring 20s
Who was the lead lawyer for the defense?
  1. Jacob Ralph Abarbanell
  2. William Howard Taft
  3. Clarence Darrow
  4. H.L. Mencken
Grade 9 Early National Era
The Federalist Papers were written for what purpose?
  1. to demand the establishment of the Bill of Rights
  2. to persuade people to ratify the Constitution
  3. to argue for the strengthening of states' rights
  4. to rebuke the presidency of George Washington
Grade 9 Early National Era
The Compromise of 1850 was a series of acts designed to decide what?
  1. If the territory gained after the Mexican-American War would be broken into slave or free states
  2. If United States currency would be backed by gold or silver
  3. If slaves brought to free territory became free
  4. Which states the Transcontinental Railroad should pass through
Grade 9 Civil War
The first federal income tax was passed to help pay for which war?
  1. Civil War
  2. World War II
  3. War of 1812
  4. Spanish-American War
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