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1The photograph above shows how farmers on the Great Plains —
Autilized irrigation techniques
Badapted to their environment
Cdeveloped new agricultural technology
Dmaintained contact with their neighbors
 

2During the American Revolution, George Washington —
Fled the Sons of Liberty
Gorganized Committees of Correspondence
Hcommanded the Continental army
Jtrained the minutemen
 

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3Which technological advance from the nineteenth century resulted in all the effects listed above?
ACotton gin
BCanals
CRailroads
DTelephone
 

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4The illustration above demonstrates one problem associated with —
Fovercrowding in urban tenements
Gthe growth of political machines
Hthe overproduction of consumer goods
Jlabor union activism in urban areas
 

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5Which title best completes the diagram above?
AFreedom from Unreasonable Searches
BFreedom of Speech
CRight to Vote
DRight to Bear Arms
 

6Which of the following was a cause of the Great Depression?
FConsumers were buying crops grown in other countries.
GThe industrial sector was not producing enough goods.
HNatural resources were becoming less available.
JThe stock market was not sufficiently regulated.
 

7Japanese Americans were held in internment camps during World War II because they —
Adisobeyed the state laws of California
Bdisagreed with President Franklin Roosevelt’s war strategy
Cwere labeled a threat to U.S. security
Dwere unwilling to serve in the U.S. military
 

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8The map above shows the spread of which type of music through cultural diffusion?
FOpera
GBluegrass
HClassical
JJazz
 

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9What is the primary reason the circled region on the map above has been strategically important?
AIt is the only port on the coast of the Baltic Sea.
BIt is the main passageway to and from the Mediterranean Sea.
CFisheries to the east provide food for most of Africa.
DOil fields to the north are the most productive in Europe.
 

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10What phrase best describes the excerpts above?
FSecondary sources
GFactual accounts
HDiffering points of view
JNewspaper reports
 

11Which New Deal agency established a pension program that contributes to the income of retired workers?
AFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation
BSocial Security Administration
CSecurities and Exchange Commission
DAgricultural Adjustment Administration
 

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12These maps of the San Francisco Bay Area support the conclusion that —
Fas the urban area increased, tidal wetlands diminished
Gurban leaders supported wetlands preservation
Has wetlands diminished, urban population became less dense
Jpopulation growth occurred mostly in mountainous areas
 

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13Which of the following phrases best completes the title above?
ACreation of the League of Nations
BU.S. Entrance into World War I
CFormation of the Allied Powers
DU.S. Decision to Contain Communism
 

14The Civil Rights movement’s strategy of nonviolent resistance was most widely advocated throughout the 1960s by —
FStokely Carmichael’s Black Power movement
GMalcolm X’s Organization of Afro-American Unity
HMartin Luther King, Jr.’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference
JHuey P. Newton’s Black Panther Party
 

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15The box above lists some reasons for the twentieth-century Great Migration, which involved —
ADust Bowl farmers migrating from the Midwest to California
BAfrican Americans migrating from the South to the North
CRust Belt workers migrating from the Northeast to Texas
DMexican Americans migrating from border states to the Northeast
 

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16Which conclusion is best supported by the information in the map above?
FDisputes over natural resources led to movements for independence from Spain.
GSpain’s former colonies established identical independent governments.
HFollowing independence, former Spanish colonies formed trade alliances.
JIndependence movements in Spanish colonies influenced one another.
 

17After the Civil War, many states passed Jim Crow laws intended to counteract constitutional amendments that granted former slaves —
Asettlement rights on western lands
Bcitizenship and voting rights
Cjobs in factories and mills
Demployment in federal agencies
 

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18The table above lists exchanges between which areas?
FEurope, Asia, and Africa
GAfrica, Australia, and the Americas
HEurope, Africa, and the Americas
JAustralia, Antarctica, and Africa
 

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19Which conclusion is supported by the information in the heat-island profile above?
ARural activity is the dominant cause of global warming.
BSuburban residential areas experience the greatest heat-island effect.
CDense urban areas are a significant cause of regional warming.
DCity parks increase the heat-island effect.
 

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20What type of economy is described by the information above?
FSubsistence agriculture
GCottage industry
HCommercial agriculture
JCommand economy
 

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21Which of the following is described by the list above?
AThe Voting Rights Act of 1965
BBrown v. Board of Education
CThe Civil Rights Act of 1964
DRegents of the University of California v. Bakke
 

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22Difficulty in navigating the Drake Passage contributed to the U.S. decision to —
Fdeclare war on Spain
Gbuild a canal in Panama
Henact the Teller Amendment
Jannounce the Open Door policy
 

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23Dr. Hector P. García founded the American GI Forum to ensure that Hispanic veterans received —
Athe same honorary rank as other veterans who served
Blifetime employment in the military
Cjob placement in medical professions
Dthe same benefits provided to other veterans
 

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24The diagram above best describes the constitutional principle of —
Fchecks and balances
Gpopular sovereignty
Hfederalism
Jrepublicanism
 

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25Which twentieth-century U.S. leader is described by the list above?
AHenry Cabot Lodge
BGeorge Marshall
CTheodore Roosevelt
DHarry S. Truman
 

26Which of the following is a primary result of twentieth-century technological innovations such as computers and robots?
FFewer assembly-line jobs for workers
GMore people working in agriculture
HFewer people living in suburbs
JMore safety hazards for factory workers
 

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27Which title best completes the diagram above?
AThe Scopes Trial
BThe Espionage Act
CThe Palmer Raids
DThe Bonus Army
 

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28Which event most contributed to the large number of trucks coming into the United States, as shown in the map above?
FThe establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
GThe implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
HThe implementation of the Kyoto Protocol
JThe signing of the World Trade Agreement
 

29Which of the following was a cause of the Korean War?
ASouth Korea would not trade with other Asian countries.
BTaiwan attempted to seize control of South Korea.
CThe United States would not grant foreign aid to North Korea.
DNorth Korea wanted to unify the peninsula under a communist regime.
 

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30Which of the following best completes the diagram above?
FWomen’s suffrage
GAbolition of slavery
HRight to petition
JFreedom from poll taxes
 

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31Which of the following statements is supported by the information on the map above?
AMost Civil War battles were fought in Texas.
BThe Union army invaded Texas through Mexico.
CMost Confederate fortifications were located in West Texas.
DControl of the Texas Gulf Coast was strategically important.
 

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32What is the best title for this diagram?
FEvents of the Cold War
GEvents of the Great Depression
HEvents of the Roaring Twenties
JEvents of the Civil Rights Era
 

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33Which title best completes the diagram above?
AFederalism
BUnalienable Rights
CRepublicanism
DVoting Rights
 

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34The map above shows that the placement of nuclear missiles in Cuba by the Soviet Union was unacceptable to U.S. leaders primarily because —
Fthe presence of missiles in Cuba would make a U.S. invasion of the island impossible
Gthe physical location of Cuba made large areas of the United States vulnerable to attack
Hthe physical location of the United States obligated it to protect Canada from attack
Jthe presence of missiles in Cuba would result in an arms race among Caribbean countries
 

35Which technological innovation most directly enabled the construction of skyscrapers throughout U.S. cities in the late nineteenth century?
AWhitney’s interchangeable parts
BFulton’s steam engine
CTaylor’s scientific management
DBessemer’s steel process
 

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36After reading the book excerpted above, President Theodore Roosevelt asked the U.S. Congress to —
Fhalt production at meatpacking plants
Gpass a law calling for closer regulation of food quality
Hfund research to find a cure for tuberculosis
Jpass a law to limit work hours in meatpacking plants
 

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37Which of the following lists the historical eras shown above in the correct chronological order?
A1, 3, 2, 4
B4, 1, 3, 2
C1, 4, 3, 2
D4, 2, 1, 3
 

38The United States formed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in response to —
Fthe Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik 1
GNorth Korea’s invasion of South Korea
Hthe Soviet Union’s placement of missiles in Cuba
JChina’s development of an atomic bomb
 

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39This amendment was included in the Bill of Rights as a reaction to —
Athe payment of housing allowances to British officials
Bthe forced provision of shelter for British troops
Cthe fear of foreign invasion after the Revolutionary War
Dthe military draft enacted during the Revolutionary War
 

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40The federal lands shown above were set aside as a response to concerns about —
Fborder conflicts
Gcommunity development
Henvironmental conservation
Jproperty values
 

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41According to the 2000 map above, the most densely populated areas in the world are located between —
A15°N and 45°N
B0° and 15°S
C45°N and 75°N
D30°S and 45°S
 

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42The purpose of the organization formed by the 1949 treaty excerpted above was to —
Fcreate an alliance to protect against communist aggression in Europe
Gprovide military assistance to countries seeking independence in the Americas
Hprovide financial aid to rebuild countries in Africa
Jregulate economic ties with communist countries in Asia
 

43In the 1930s, which countries were ruled by dictatorships that were widely regarded as threats to the safety and security of the world’s democracies?
AMexico, Brazil, and India
BFrance, Spain, and Greece
CGermany, Japan, and Italy
DJapan, Mexico, and Turkey
 

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44Which of the following is the best title for the list above?
FEffects of the Baby Boom During the 1940s
GImpact of the Automobile During the 1950s
HGrowth of the Service Industry During the 1960s
JResults of Gasoline Shortages During the 1970s
 

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45The photograph above demonstrates that during World War II, women —
Aexpressed opposition to involvement in the conflict
Brisked their lives by serving in combat roles
Cperformed duties that historically had been assigned to men
Dtrained men to conduct air raids on the enemy
 

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46Which of the statements above most clearly demonstrates a negative bias?
FStatement 1
GStatement 2
HStatement 3
JStatement 4
 

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47According to the information in the table above, which of the following countries had the lowest standard of living in 2004?
AAngola
BAustralia
CLebanon
DSweden
 

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48Which statement about patterns of settlement in West Texas is supported by the map above?
FThe junction of two highways is often the location of a town.
GThe most populous areas are located along Highway 118.
HMost towns are located on waterways.
JBig Bend National Park is a highly urbanized area.
 

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49The box above lists examples of —
Athe effects of U.S. involvement in the Spanish-American War
Bthe effects of U.S. imperialism on colonial territories
Cthe U.S. economic policies that led to the Great Depression
Dthe domestic impact of World War I on U.S. society
 

50Which headline reports the result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education?
F H



G J
 

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51The events listed in the box above all contributed to —
Athe beginning of the colonial slave trade
Bthe growth of colonial representative government
Cthe end of colonial religious activity
Dthe decline of the colonial population
 

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52The 1932 cartoon above suggests that when Franklin Roosevelt became president —
Fagriculture and mining were the main issues
Gvoter turnout in local elections increased
Hdomestic and international issues needed to be resolved
Jthe federal government had reduced powers
 

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53According to the table above, which area experienced continued growth in its percentage of the world’s population from 1750 to 1999?
AAfrica
BAsia
CLatin America and the Caribbean
DNorthern America
 

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54According to the excerpt above, Susan B. Anthony believed the only way for women to acquire the “blessings of liberty” was by —
Fvoting in elections
Gworking in factories
Hbecoming missionaries
Jstudying economics
 

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55According to the map above, which two countries produced the most carbon dioxide gas emissions in 2000?
AAustralia and Great Britain
BRussia and Mexico
CChina and the United States
DIndia and Canada
 

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