US History- Chapter 22

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Which of the following statements best describes the diplomatic stance of Woodrow Wilson and William Jennings Bryan?

America has a religious duty to spread democracy and moral progress throughout the world.

During the early 20th century, the nations century-long isolation from European conflicts:

ended. ????

In his understanding of global issues, Wilson:

had strong beliefs and principles.

For all of his accomplishments and abilities, Woodrow Wilson had:

no experience or expertise in international relations before he was elected president.

Which of the following pairs consists of two countries that were NOT members of the Triple Entente?

Italy and Austria-Hungary.

The event that triggered World War I in Europe was:

a Serb’s assassination of the Austrian archduke.

Between 1914 and 1918, World War I was directly responsible for the deaths of:

-over 20 million people, both military and civilian. -over 9 million combatants.

All these innovations changed warfare during WWI EXCEPT:


On November 9, 1918, the German republic was proclaimed after:

the German Kaiser resigned???

When news of the European war first reached the US,

most high government officials were pro-British.

President Wilson’s response to the sinking of the Lusitania:

was a series of notes demanding that Germany stop such actions and pay reparations.

What is true of the Lusitania?

It secretly carried weapons and ammunition in its cargo.

Who said, after the sinking of the Lusitania, "There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight"?

Woodrow Wilson.

President Wilson’s secretary of state resigned in 1915 because:

he thought Wilson’s note to Germany denouncing the sinking of the Lusitania would draw America closer to war.

The National Defense Act of 1916:

A compromise between those who argued for national preparedness and the (mostly rural) people wary of a national army. It expanded the federal army and national guard, made provisions for training, and set up training camps for civilians. Compromise made that would allow for gradual expansion of army and navy with federal funding in the wake of US involvement in WWI 1916: this act provided for increases in the army and National Guard, starting the largest naval expansion in American history

During the presidential election of 1916, the Republicans:

lost by a small margin.

The Zimmerman telegram:

asked for help from Mexico in the case of war between Germany and the United States.

The most celebrated postwar labor confrontation was:

the Boston Police strike of 1919.

The congressional resolution for war:

passed overwhelmingly.

The Food Administration:

taught Americans to plant victory gardens and to use leftovers wisely.

The most important of all the mobilization agencies was the:

War Industries Board.

What was the major cause of the East St. Louis riot in 1917?

Racial tension over employment in a defense factory sparked the riot.

Despite the fact that the Great War generated many changes in female employment, these changes were:

limited and brief.

What was the major cause of the Chicago riot in 1919?

Whites were angered by the influx of southern blacks into their communities.

Both government and industry recruited women to work in:

port cities’ loading docks and on railway crews.

The Red Scare of 1919-1920 was directed against:

socialists and communists.

The French premier during World War I was:

Georges Clemenceau.

The US military effort in France:

helped turn back several German offensives.

As a result of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia,

the country concluded a separate peace with Germany.

Russian participation in World War I ended:

when the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk was signed. (A peace treaty)

Wilson’s Fourteen Points endorsed all of the following EXCEPT:

U.S. colonies in Africa and Asia.

During the midterm elections of 1918,

Democrats lost control of both houses of Congress.

Vittorio Orlando, prime minister of Italy, focused his efforts on:


To what did Wilson refer when he spoke of "the heart of the League"?

Article X, which would pledge members to consult of military and economic sanctions against aggressors.

In negotiating with the Big Four over many postwar territorial issues, President Wilson:

had to abandon his lofty principle of national self-determination.

The German delegation at Versailles objected most bitterly to:

reparations for the entire war.

The Treaty of Versailles:

Peace treaty that ended the First World War, forcing Germany to: -Dismantle its military -Pay immense war reparations -Give up its colonies around the world

Why did Wilson travel around the country giving speeches in 1919?

He wanted to drum up support for his version of the war treaty.

The Red Scare of 1919-1920 reflected the:

impact of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia and the actions of militants in the United States.

Harry T Burn is best associated with:

changing his vote to yes at the insistence of his mother, breaking a tie and making Tennessee’s legislature the last of thirty-six state assemblies to approve the Nineteenth Amendment.

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