War and Revolution 1912-1920 - Quiz

Helpfulness: +2
Set Details Share
created 9 years ago by jncanf
1,532 views
book cover
Created Equal
Chapter 20
Chapter 20 Quiz
updated 9 years ago by jncanf
Grade levels:
College: First year, College: Second year, College: Third year, College: Fourth year
show moreless
Page to share:
Embed this setcancel
COPY
code changes based on your size selection
Size:
X
Show:
1

The emergence of the United States as a world power had been marked by

energy consumption from fossil fuels greater than all other industrial powers.

2

Because of the large influx of Mexican immigrants fleeing political instability at home, __________ became known as the "Ellis Island" of the south.

El Paso, Texas

3

After Pancho Villa's attack on Columbus, New Mexico, President Wilson sent United States troops into Mexico led by

John Pershing.

4

Alice Paul achieved fame by

helping form the National Women's Suffrage Party.

5

In 1919, women were granted the right to vote with the passage of the

19th Amendment.

6

President Wilson encouraged democratic reforms such as the 17th Amendment, which

established the direct election of senators.

7

Wilson's tax reforms included all of the following EXCEPT:
A. luxury taxes on items like automobiles and gasoline.
B. a "progressive" income tax which levied heavier taxes on the wealthy.
C. increased taxes on corporate profits.
D. lowering tariffs

A. luxury taxes on items like automobiles and gasoline.

8

"The Great Migration" of the early twentieth century refers to

African Americans leaving the South and fleeing discrimination and segregation.

9

The Zimmerman telegram exposed German

offers of an alliance to Mexico and the promise of a return of lands lost to the United States.

10

Most Republicans objected to the Treaty of Versailles because

membership in the League of Nations required the United States to defend fellow members.