Introduction to United States History - Reconstruction to the Present
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What motivated President Woodrow Wilson to ask Congress to declare war on Germany and its allies in the spring of 1917?
Wilson was responding to the German invasion of Great Britain in January of 1917.
Wilson was responding to the sinking of five merchant ships by German submarines in January of 1917, but he also wanted to play a direct role in dictating the postwar peace terms.
Wilson was responding to the sinking of five merchant ships by Germany submarines in January of 1917.
Wilson asserted that the United States needed to join the war in order to defend Russia from German aggression.
How did President George W. Bush and the U.S. government respond to the September 11th attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.?
The U.S. used diplomatic means to bring the perpetrators of the attack to justice.
The U.S. invaded Saudi Arabia and took control of the Arabia Peninsula.
The U.S. declared war on terrorist organizations worldwide but did not use military force against any nation in particular.
The U.S. declared war on terrorist organizations worldwide and played a direct role in overthrowing the Taliban government in Afghanistan.
Which of the following statements BEST characterizes that federal government's relationship with American corporations during the late-19th century?
Government officials imposed harsh restrictions on private business practices.
Government officials took a "hands off" approach to private companies and generally tried to avoid regulating their business practices.
The government tightly regulated the banking industry but did not regulate other industries during this time period.
The government tightly regulated manufacturers but did not regulate other industries during this time period.
In which of the following ways did the U.S. economy change during the 1990s?
It continued to decline throughout the decade as American businesses lost money and laid off workers.
It entered a period of dramatic economic expansion largely fueled by the growth of technology firms and Internet businesses.
It entered a period of dramatic economic expansion largely fueled by the growth of heavy industry and manufacturing.
It neither grew nor declined during the decade of the 1990s.
Fill in the blanks. American treatment of Filipino rebels during the three-year war for control of the Philippine Islands may BEST be described as ..... and .....
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