United States History III
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Which of the following Progressive reforms did NOT promote popular control of government?
Direct election of Senators
Adoption by state governments of the initiative, referendum, and recall
The establishment of the Federal Reserve System
Which of the following groups did the Ku Klux Klan NOT consider a threat to the American way of life?
Which of the following statements best describes the economic impact of World War II on the United States?
The loss of manpower due to the war lowered industrial output.
High taxes due to the war resulted in lower incomes for working class Americans.
Per capita income in the United States more than doubled during the war.
Prices for consumer goods declined.
For what reason did the trial of Sacco and Vanzetti attract national and international attention?
Both Sacco and Vanzetti advocated the teaching of evolution in the public schools and flouted local laws that forbid such teaching.
The trial was controversial, because the evidence against the two men on the murder and robbery charges was flimsy and due to the widespread belief that two men were targeted by authorities for their ethnicity and radical views.
Sacco and Vanzetti, for the thrill of it, tortured and murdered an innocent boy.
None of the above
Which of the following best describes the purpose of the Public Works Administration, Civil Works Administration, and the Civilian Conservation Corp?
To serve as a "pump primer, " creating millions of new jobs and spurring consumer demand
To weaken the "military-industrial complex" by diverting jobs away from the military to the civilian sector of the economy
To provide jobs for unemployed African-Americans in the inner cities
All of the above
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