HIST 1302 CH 24

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President Wilson, a pacifist, never allowed U.S. military forces to intervene in Mexico.
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False
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In 1910, the largest group of hyphenated Americans was from Ireland.
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False
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“He kept us out of war” was the 1916 Republican campaign cry against Wilson.
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False
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The Zimmerman telegram revealed Germany’s policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
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False
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Probably the decisive reason the United States entered World War I was the issue of submarine warfare.
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True
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Women made major and lasting gains as workers when they entered the workforce in large numbers during World War I.
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False
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The War Industries Board was the most important agency mobilizing the nation for war.
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True
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In 1918, the United States sent troops to fight the Bolsheviks in Russia.
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True
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The sinking of the Titanic off Ireland by U-boats made many Americans anti-German.
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False
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Wilson’s decision to attend the Paris Peace Conference was a political blunder in the eyes of many Americans.
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True
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When the Germans sued for peace, they wanted the negotiations to focus around the Fourteen Points.
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True
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Wilson thought Germany’s admission of war guilt was the most necessary part of the peace negotiations.
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False
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More people worldwide died in the flu pandemic of 1918-1919 than during World War I.
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True
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Racial violence erupted after the end of the war, with twenty-five riots and over eighty lynchings.
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True
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The Boston police strike of 1919 helped launch Warren G. Harding’s political career.
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False
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President Wilson sent General Pershing into Mexico
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to chase Pancho Villa.
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In the Caribbean, the Wilson administration
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sent marines into Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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For two years after the war began in Europe, the Wilson administration pursued a policy that stressed
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neutrality.
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William Jennings Bryan resigned as secretary of state
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in the uproar after the sinking of the Lusitania.
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The Revenue Act of 1916
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all of the above
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Racial conflict among Americans during and after World War I resulted from
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the mass movement of southern blacks to northern cities.
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The wartime Espionage and Sedition Acts
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all of the above
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Until early 1918, U.S. forces in Europe
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played only a token role.
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Wilson’s Fourteen Points included all the following except
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replacing the tsar on the Russian throne.
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Wilson’s failure to take a major Republican to the postwar peace conference was a mistake because
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the Republicans controlled Congress.
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For Wilson, the most important part of the peace negotiations involved
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the League of Nations.
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The irreconcilables were primarily
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Midwestern and western progressives.
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After World War I, the Senate
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defeated the Treaty of Versailles.
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The postwar Red Scare was aimed at
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Bolsheviks, radicals, and aliens.
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All of the following statements about post-World War I America are correct except
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most working women kept their wartime industrial jobs.

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