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Unit 2 Pre-Assessment: The Great War

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>All of the following contributed to the beginning of the first World War except:</p>Demilitarization - as nations decreased their military expenditures Alliances - nations were pulled into war because of their diplomatic commitments Imperialism - nations were expanding their borders for military and economic gainNationalism - ethnic differences led to conflicts among European peoples1100cc_profilecc.essay.v0p1qmd_computerscoredNo<p>How did the contruction of the Panama Canal benefit the United States in WWI?</p>100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Why was it hard for the US to maintain neutrality as WWI continued on?</p>It was a matter of time before the fighting spread to the North American continentThe Germans attacked US soil and pulled the US into warMany Americans were decedents from Europe and still felt strong ties, especially with the Allies effort after the Germans sunk the LusitaniaThe British pressured the US with heavy trade restrictions if we didn't enter the war8100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Why was the Zimmerman Note so critical in changing public opinion about maintaing neutrality?</p>The note encouraged Mexico to join the Central Powers and promised lost US land back to Mexico with a victoryThe note detailed German invasion plans of the North American continent with the help of the Mexican governmentThe note revealed the weakening British and French military forces on the Western Front pleading for US involvementThe note was in fact fake and never should have been taken seriously10100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>Which of the following was NOT a part of Wilson's 14 Point Plan</p>An end to secret treaties so nations wouldn't be pulled into war like they had with the alliance systemHeavy punishment of Germany to ensure the nation couldn't rise up againLimits on the amount of weapons a nation could have - the idea that if all nations demilitarized, war wouldn't be such a threatA League of Nations to meet and solve problems diplomatically14100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p>What part of the 14 Point Plan was Congress most worried about (which essentially kept the US from agreeing to the plan)?</p>The demilitarizationThe heavy punishment of GermanyThe League of NationsThe end of secret treaties20100cc_profilecc.essay.v0p1qmd_computerscoredNo<p>Why was the Treaty of Versailles unsuccessful in creating lasting peace in Europe?</p>100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #353534; font-family: Verdana, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">World War I was the first</span></p>United States War"industrial war."European war.modern war24100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The Fourteen Points and the Atlantic Charter were both</span></p>statements of post-war goals for establishing world peaceplans of victorious nations to divide conquered territories military strategies for defeating enemy nationsagreements between nations to eliminate further development of weapons27100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">From 1914 to 1916, as World War I raged in Europe, Americans were not able to remain neutral in thought as well as action mainly because</span></p>United States membership in military alliances required the nation to fightUnited States newspapers encouraged a policy of imperialist expansion the warring powers interfered with the United States right to freedom of the seasPresident Woodrow Wilson supported the war aims of Germany and Austria-Hungary 33100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">After World War I, the opposition of some Members of Congress to the Versailles Treaty was based largely on the idea that the Treaty</span></p>did not punish the Central Powers harshly enoughdid not give the United States an important role in world affairs would require the United States to join the League of Nations and might result in a loss of United States sovereigntywould require the United States to assume the cost of rebuilding the war-torn European economies 37100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A major reason for the isolationist trend in the United States following World War I was</span></p>a desire to continue the reforms of the Progressivesthe public’s desire to end most trade with other nationsthe failure of the United States to gain new territory a disillusionment over the outcomes of the war 42100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">"We are to be an instrumen</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">t in the hands of God to see that liberty is made secure for mankind."</span><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /></p> <div style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" align="right">-President Woodrow Wilson</div> <p><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><br style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #fffff0;" /><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">President Wilson tried to carry out the idea expressed in this quotation by</span></p>protesting the sinking of the Lusitaniaproposing a program of civil rights for minorities in American societyurging the Allies to adopt the Fourteen Pointstaking control of territories conquered in World War I 45100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which action best demonstrated the United States effort to isolate itself from European conflicts after World War I?</span></p>lowering tariff rates attempting to improve relations with Asia failing to sign international disarmament agreements refusing to join the League of Nations 50100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">President Woodrow Wilson’s statement “The world must be made safe for democracy” was made to justify his decision to</span></p>end United States imperialism in Latin Americasupport tariff reformsend troops into Mexico to capture Pancho Villaask Congress to declare war against Germany 54100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What was a major reason for United States entry into World War I?</span></p>to overthrow the czarist government of Russiato keep Latin America from being attacked by Germanyto maintain freedom of the seasto break up the colonial empires of the Allies57100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">Which situation was the immediate cause of the United States entry into World War I in 1917?</span></p>The League of Nations requested help. The Maine was blown up in Havana Harbor. Nazi tyranny threatened Western democracy. German submarines sank United States merchant ships.62100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During World War I, many American women helped gain support for the suffrage movement by</span></p>protesting against the war joining the military service lobbying for child-care facilitiesworking in wartime industries 66100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The migration of African Americans to the North during and following World War I was mainly a result of the</span></p>success of military desegregation efforts of the civil rights movementavailability of new factory jobs impact of affirmative action programs69100