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1According to the table above, by which year did the percent of urban population first become greater than the percent of rural population in Texas?
A1910
B1950
C1970
D1990
 

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2According to the map, the Long March of the Red Army ended in 1935 in the province of —
FSichuan
GShaanxi
HHunan
JFujian
 

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3American colonists protested against the acts listed in the box above because they believed the acts directly violated their —
Aright to a free education
Breligious freedom
Cright to bear arms
Deconomic rights
 

4One result of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was —
Fthe election of John F. Kennedy as U.S. president
Gimproved educational opportunities for African Americans
Hcompensation of Japanese Americans for their wartime internment
Jthe establishment of the U.S. Department of Labor
 

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5The pagoda is a type of Buddhist architecture. The pagodas depicted in the photos above illustrate the effects of —
Apublic education
Bgovernment funding
Ctrade restrictions
Dcultural diffusion
 

6The unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness acknowledge the importance of the —
Fcommunity
Gmilitary
Hruler
Jindividual
 

7What event caused the United States to immediately abandon neutrality during World War II?
AThe attack on Pearl Harbor
BThe Warsaw Ghetto uprising
CThe bombing of Great Britain
DThe Battle of Stalingrad
 

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8Why was it necessary to perform the activity shown above during the construction of the Panama Canal?
FTo drive the native population away
GTo preserve crops grown to feed workers
HTo prevent the spread of yellow fever
JTo protect vegetation found in the area
 

9Which of the following New Deal programs continues to affect the lives of American workers?
ACivilian Conservation Corps
BSocial Security Administration
CNational Recovery Administration
DAgricultural Adjustment Act
 

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10Which statement is supported by the information on the map?
FBerliners could travel freely to any part of the city.
GOnly planes had international access to Berlin.
HThe four occupying nations worked to unite Berlin under one government.
JThe Soviet zone lacked direct access to air travel.
 

11The prosperity of the 1920s caused many consumers to become overconfident in the economy. One result of this overconfidence was that —
Athe U.S. government increased regulation of business
Bmany Americans purchased goods on credit
Cfewer Americans invested in the stock market
Dindustrial production declined drastically
 

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12Which of the following statements does the World War II poster above best support?
FWomen were assigned to unimportant positions.
GWomen worked in nontraditional occupations.
HWomen did not meet the demands placed on them.
JWomen were expected to return to homemaking after the war.
 

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13The author of this article most likely believed that U.S. involvement in the Spanish-American War was necessary in order to —
Aprevent further casualties in Cuba
Bprotect U.S. economic interests in Spain
Cmake Cuba a U.S. colony
Dseize control of Spanish territories
 

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14Which of the following best completes the diagram above?
FEffects of increased European immigration
GReasons for the development of international trade
HCauses of government regulation of business
JReasons for widespread unemployment
 

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15It can be inferred from the excerpt above that Senator Mansfield advocated the right of 18-year-olds to —
Aenlist in the army
Bmarry the person of their choice
Cattend the college of their choice
Dvote in national elections
 

16The 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota was one of several civil rights protests led by the —
FBlack Panthers
GAmerican Indian Movement
HUnited Farm Workers
JNational Organization for Women
 

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17Which event stimulated the development of the measures listed above?
ADropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
BLaunching of the Soviet satellite Sputnik I
CArmy-McCarthy hearings
DU2 incident over the Soviet Union
 

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18The information on the map supports the conclusion that cases of malaria —
Fare absent from Central America
Goccur most frequently in Asia
Hgo unreported in Africa
Jare found in South America
 

19The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was designed to increase business profits and promote trade between which three countries?
ACanada, Great Britain, and Australia
BMexico, Cuba, and Brazil
CCanada, the United States, and Great Britain
DMexico, Canada, and the United States
 

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20The map above best supports which statement about President Theodore Roosevelt?
FConservationism was a major concern for President Roosevelt.
GPresident Roosevelt participated in big-game hunting.
HPreservation of land for Native Americans was a priority for President Roosevelt.
JPresident Roosevelt supported the reclamation of land for agricultural use.
 

21Which document provided for the establishment of a weak central government?
AThe Federalist Papers
BMayflower Compact
CArticles of Confederation
DU.S. Constitution
 

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22Which of the following best completes the diagram above?
FFamous inventor
GLabor organizer
HPublic officeholder
JWealthy industrialist
 

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23Which of the following contributed to the post–World War II economic boom by decreasing the cost of imported goods?
ASmoot-Hawley Tariff
BSherman Antitrust Act
CGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
DGramm-Rudman-Hollings Act
 

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24The excerpt above supports justification for the U.S. entry into which of the following wars?
FSpanish-American War
GWorld War I
HWorld War II
JRusso-Japanese War
 

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25The provisions made in this excerpt were intended to address which of the following grievances listed in the Declaration of Independence?
A“For imposing taxes on us without our consent . . . ”
B“For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us . . . ”
C“For cutting off our trade with all parts of the world . . . ”
D“For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offenses . . . ”
 

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26The theory illustrated above represents one reason why the United States continued to support —
Fthe Good Neighbor policy
Ga policy of isolationism
Ha policy of containment
Jthe Strategic Arms Limitations Talks
 

27During the late 1800s, the United States took an expanded role in world affairs partially because of the acquisition of territory —
Ain the Pacific
Bon the African continent
Cin the Middle East
Dalong the Baltic Sea
 

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28According to the map, most of the countries with the largest populations are located in —
FAsia
GEurope
HNorth America
JSouth America
 

29The Korean conflict was part of the Cold War struggle between the United States and —
Athe United Kingdom
BJapan
Cthe Soviet Union
DFrance
 

30The U.S. Constitution is considered an evolving document because it —
Fhas roots in earlier political documents and contains processes that allow for change
Gdepends on citizens who are willing to protect liberty and justice
Hestablishes a political system designed to control the use as well as the misuse of power
Jcreates a framework that defines the authority of the state and federal governments
 

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31If the trend illustrated by the graph continues, India will most likely need to —
Alimit the production of refined petroleum products
Bimport greater amounts of fuel
Cproduce less energy than it uses
Dreduce its production of nuclear energy
 

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32During World War II, the geographic factors listed above led Germany to believe that the invasion of Europe would not take place at —
FAmsterdam
GCalais
HFlanders
JNormandy
 

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33The achievement of which of these individuals is best captured by the headlines above?
AWilbur Wright
BAmelia Earhart
CCharles Lindbergh
DBilly Mitchell
 

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34It can best be concluded that the new political party discussed in the excerpt above would represent the hopes of —
Findustrialists
Gimmigrant factory workers
Hurban merchants
Jfarmers
 

35What was the name of the peace settlement that made Germany accept sole responsibility for World War I?
ATreaty of Portsmouth
BGeneva Accords
CMarshall Plan
DTreaty of Versailles
 

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36Which of the following best completes the diagram above?
FExamples of judicial abuse of power
GThe results of free speech and a free press
HExamples of government checks and balances
JThe impact of the separation of powers
 

37The Voting Rights Act of 1965 suspended literacy tests used by some states —
Aas barriers to prevent minority participation in the election process
Bto ensure the election of minority candidates
Cto ensure that financial contributions were made to political candidates
Das justification for increasing the number of election officials
 

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38The above items would most likely be referred to in an essay written about —
FU.S. foreign policy
Genvironmental conservation
HProgressive Era reform
Jcivil rights legislation
 

39In the late 19th century, immigration most affected American cities by contributing to which of the following?
AOvercrowded housing
BMovement to the suburbs
CDevelopment of city parks
DFinancing railroad construction
 

Use the cartoon and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question.



40According to the cartoon above, which of the following problems was associated with Prohibition?
FSmuggling liquor
GCounterfeiting
HGambling
JEmbezzling funds
 

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41President Harry Truman initiated the executive order excerpted above to —
Ahelp veterans finance their education
Breduce the size of the military
Cprovide benefits for veterans
Dintegrate the military
 

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42Which of the following statements does the map above support?
FEach of the founding members of OPEC is from the Middle East.
GThe largest exporter of crude oil among OPEC members is located in South America.
HEach OPEC member exports approximately the same amount of crude oil.
JThe last member to join OPEC was from Africa.
 

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43Before arriving in North America, Winthrop penned his goals for the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Which statement about the colonial period can best be supported from the excerpt?
ASome colonies were founded on religious principles.
BSome colonies were havens of religious tolerance.
CSome colonies required religious affiliation for holding an elective office.
DSome colonies promoted religious education in the public schools.
 

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44Which action should the UNICEF regions most likely take to maintain the trend depicted in the chart above?
FPromote an effective vaccination program
GExpand immigration restrictions
HSpend more money for urban renewal
JForce families to relocate
 

45Which of the following best explains how economic growth during World War II helped end the Great Depression?
AMilitary production during the war created jobs.
BRelaxation of production standards increased productivity.
CReduced immigration led to higher wages.
DGovernment rationing created a fuel surplus.
 

Use the time line and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question.



46Which of the following events completes the time line?
FPassage of the Northwest Ordinance
GWriting of the Declaration of Independence
HRatification of the U.S. Constitution
JSigning of the Treaty of Paris
 

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47Based on the photograph above, which statement best explains why the Anasazi homes at Mesa Verde were built into the sides of cliffs?
AThe cliffs provided mineral resources for trade.
BThe cliffs made protecting the community easier.
CThe cliffs allowed water to be diverted for irrigation.
DThe cliffs made trapping animals more productive.
 

48A 19th-century technological innovation that increased trade and commerce along rivers was —
Fthe generator
Gthe steamboat
Hthe clipper ship
Jthe compass
 

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49What is the best title for the box above?
ARachel Carson Raises Environmental Concerns
BJonas Salk Develops the Polio Vaccine
CLouis Pasteur Fights Rabies
DCharles Drew Improves the Processing of Blood Plasma
 

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50Which of the following statements about the 1968 presidential election is most accurate?
FMost of the southwest states went to Hubert Humphrey.
GGeorge Wallace received more electoral votes in the West than Richard M. Nixon.
HRichard M. Nixon lacked support in the Midwest.
JGeorge Wallace received his greatest support from southern states.
 

51Many Americans opposed U.S. membership in the League of Nations out of concern that it would —
Aplace a financial burden on U.S. taxpayers
Blead to U.S. involvement in international conflicts without congressional approval
Cexpand the power of the president on domestic issues
Dprohibit the United States from annexing additional territory
 

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52The poster above used which of the following to advertise a meeting in support of women’s suffrage?
FFreedom of religion
GRight to bear arms
HFreedom of the press
JRight to a fair trial
 

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53The events described in the newspaper headlines above were a cause of —
Athe end of Progressive reform
BWorld War I
Cthe rise of the Ku Klux Klan
Dthe Great Depression
 

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54Based on the information above, why did Chinese rulers modify the physical environment by creating a massive wall across the country?
FTo keep out enemy invaders
GTo prevent the annual flooding of Chinese rivers
HTo provide jobs for Chinese citizens
JTo encourage foreign trade
 

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55This photograph shows child workers in a textile mill. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many U.S. employers —
Arequired vocational training programs for children
Bhired children as a source of cheap labor
Csought government regulation of child labor
Dprovided safe working conditions for child laborers
 

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