HIST405 Quiz Week 6


HIST405 Quiz Week 6
(TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two major reasons for the growing call in the late 1800s…

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HIST405 Quiz Week 6

HIST405 Quiz Week 6


(TCO 10) Many immigrants came to the U.S. to avoid (Points : 2)

Inexpensive land.

Political revolutions.

Religious freedom.

Plentiful employment.

(TCO 2) Some neighborhoods and even industries came to be associated with immigrants of a particular nationality because immigrants (Points : 2)

Could learn only one job.

Refused most work offered to them.

Would work only for one employer.
Tended to settle in nationality groups. 

(TCO 6) One justification for the new social and economic order of the North was based on (Points : 2)


Social Darwinism.

Utilitarian doctrine.

None of the above

(TCO 10) How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire affect industrial reforms? (Points : 2)

Managers began locking the exits of factories.

Progressives began to focus on other areas for reforms.

Congress passed laws that increased the work day to 12 hours.

Cities and states began passing laws to make workplaces safer. 

(TCO 6) Most U.S. casualties during the Spanish-American War were caused by (Points : 2)





(TCO 7) What nation informed American authorities about the Zimmermann note? (Points : 2)


Great Britain



(TCO 7) Which nation was forced to pay reparations after World War I? (Points : 2)



Great Britain

The United States

(TCO 11) During the 1920s, the stock market (Points : 2)

Rose sharply.

Leveled off.

Declined sharply.

Became obsolete.

(TCO 11) Which President was named Silent Cal? (Points : 2)

Herbert Hoover

Woodrow Wilson

Warren G. Harding

Calvin Coolidge

(TCO 11) Stock speculation became common because (Points : 2)

many banks had closed.
stock prices kept going up.

credit became more difficult to get.

investors lost confidence in the market.

(TCOs 6 and 7) Identify and explain at least two major reasons for the growing call
in the late 1800s for the United States to become a global empire. Then identify and describe one of the first events that signaled the beginning of American imperialism. Make sure you use enough details to support your answer. (Points : 20)

Two of the main reasons why the United States became a global empire in the 1800s was because of…