AP US History Practice Multiple-Choice Questions: Period 7: 1890–1945

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Questions 1-2 refer to the following information.

1. The point of view of the cartoon above is that

2. A reader who supported the sentiment of the cartoon above would most likely have been in support of which of the following?

Questions 3-5 refer to the following information.

"This book tells the story of how industrial workers in one American city made sense of an era in our recent history [the 1930s] when the nation moved from a commitment to welfare capitalism to a welfare state [and] from a determination to resist the organization of its industrial work force to tolerating it."

—Lizabeth Cohen, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919–1939, 1990

3. The changes described in the excerpt could best be attributed to

4. Which of the following most strongly sought to limit or reverse the changes described in the excerpt?

5. The changes described in the excerpt were later reinforced by initiatives associated with

Questions 6-7 refer to the following information.

"To cast this case into outlines of racial prejudice, without reference to the real military dangers which were presented, merely confuses the issue. Korematsu was not excluded from the Military Area because of hostility to him or his race. He was excluded because we are at war with the Japanese Empire, because the properly constituted military authorities feared an invasion of our West Coast and felt constrained to take proper security measures, because they decided that the military urgency of the situation demanded that all citizens of Japanese ancestry be segregated from the West Coast temporarily, and, finally, because Congress, reposing its confidence in this time of war in our military leaders—as inevitably it must—determined that they should have the power to do just this."

—Justice Hugo Black, writing for the majority opinion of the United States Supreme Court in Korematsu v. United States, 1944

6. The idea expressed in the excerpt demonstrates continuity with which of the following earlier Supreme Court decisions?

7. Which of the following was the most immediate result of the decision excerpted?