MCQs Of History Of USA – Part IV
1-The idea of Manifest Destiny led USA to the conquest of ________ and ________ in _______.
California, Oregon, 1840
2-By the end of 1800s the idea that it was the fate of US to extend it boundaries beyond the seas has been called the ___________.
New Manifest Destiny
3-US president William McKinley called the natives Philippines as _____________.
America’s Little Brown Brothers
4-For starting interference in Philippines, US president, William McKinley declared it as America’s duty to ____________________ them.
Uplift, civilise and Christianise
5-William McKinley was US ____________ president.
6-Justification for US imperialism was provided by ___________ by publishing his influential book ___________________ in __________.
Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1890
7-Book “The Influence of Sea Power upon History” was written by ___________ in _________.
Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, 1890
8-US annexed the island of Hawaii in __________.
9-Japan during World War II attacked on Pearl Harbor in _________.
10-US government approved statehood for Hawaii in _____________.
11-The Spanish-American War of _________ ended the Spanish colonial rule in America.
12-Wilson-Gorman Tariff was issued in __________.
13-Wilson-Gorman Tariff put restriction on the ___________ of sugar to USA.
14-In 1854, US had made an offer to Spain for the purchase of Cuba for ________ million dollars.
15-The incident of the explosion of USS Maine had occurred at __________ on ___________.
Havana Harbor, 5th February 1898
16-In USS Maine explosion, more than __________ US servicemen were killed.
17-Spain announced an armistice on _________ before going to war with US.
April 9, 1898
18-In 1898, Spain declared war on US on _________.
24th April, 1898
19-US declared war on Spain on _________.
April 25, 1898
20-Congress passed Teller Amendment in _________.
21-In Teller Amendment it was promised that US will not annex ___________.
22-Rough Riders, was a group of volunteer fighters under the command of _________ who took part in _________.
Theodore Roosevelt, Spanish-American war of 1898
23-Spanish-American war of 1898 came to an end with the _________ signed on ________.
Treaty of Paris, 10th December 1898
24-After 1898 war, US troops withdrew from Cuba in __________.
25-USA before complete withdrawal from Cuba, after the war of 1898, added ___________ Amendment in the Cuban constitution.
26-Under Platt Amendment, Cuban constitution gave USA the right to intervene to maintain the ___________ of Cuba.
Independence and stability
27-Platt Amendment also led to the establishment of a permanent US military base at __________.
28-Platt Amendment was revoked in __________.
29-Against US domination on Cuba’s economy, __________ led revolution in ___________.
30-Congress passed Foraker Act in ___________.
31-Foraker Act granted Puerto Ricans ____________.
32-Puerto Ricans got US full citizenship in ____________.
33-Filipinos declared themselves independent in __________ and began a guerrilla war against US led by __________.
January 1899, Emilio Aguinaldo
34-Filipinos rebellion ended after their leader _________ was captured in ________ by the US troops.
Emilio Aguinaldo, March 1901
35-By the Jones Act of _______, self-government was installed in Philippines.
36-President William McKinley was shot by an anarchist in _________.
37-Woodrove Wilson was the __________ president of USA.
38-Woodrove Wilson served in office for ______ terms from __________ to __________.
Two, 1913, 1921
39-President Thomas Woodrove Wilson was born on _______ in Virginia.
December 28, 1856
40-In the election of 1912, Woodrove Wilson countered Theodore Roosevelt slogan of _________ with ___________.
New Nationalism, New Freedom
41-Congress passed Underwood-Simmons Act in ______________.
42-Underwood-Simmons Act reduced the tariff on ________ and imposed a new ________.
Imports, Federal income tax
43-On __________ a German submarine called “U-boat” torpedoed and sank the British ocean liner _______ killing more than _________ people.
7th May 1915, Lusitania, 1100
44-In the incident of Lusitania more than _________ Americans were also killed.
45-President Woodrove Wilson bear an important status in US history because _________ fought during his presidency.
World War I
46-Unites States learned about the Zimmerman Telegram in _______.
47-In Zimmerman Telegram, Germany tried to persuade __________ to enter into an alliance against America.
48-President Wilson on ___________ asked Congress to declare war on Germany.
April 2, 1917
49-The Senate voted _______ to ______ on April 4, 1917 to declare war on Germany.
50-The House of Representative concurred on April 6, 1917 by a vote of _________ to ________.
51-World War I started after the assassination of ___________ of _____________ in __________.
Archduke Francis Ferdinand, Austria-Hungry, June 1914
52- Archduke Francis Ferdinand was assassinated by a ___________ in ___________.
Young Siberian nationalist, Sarajevo
53-The Selective Service Act was passed by the Congress in __________.
54-In World War I, approximately ________ African-Americans also served in the war and ________ were sent overseas.
55-American troops in World War I, joined the Allied forces as ___________ rather than ________ to maintain their independence.
Associated, Allied forces
56-In World War I, more than __________ soldiers and ________ civilians were killed.
Eight million, Six million
57-In World War I, US lost ___________ men including _________ killed in action.
58-During the era of World War I, global Influenza epidemic killed _____ Americans.
59-President Wilson gave his famous Fourteen Points Speech on ________.
January 8, 1918
60-After World War I, an armistice was declared on ___________ in Paris which is commonly Know as _________.
11 November 1918, Paris Peace Treaty
61-President Wilson in Italy, after World War I, meet with Pope Benedict XV and thus became the __________ president to meet with a pope while in office.
62-The charter for the establishment of League of Nations was included in the Paris Peace Treaty with the name of ________.
Treaty of Versailles
63-In US history, October _______ 1929 is called Black Thursday.
64-The Great Depression of 1933 began on _________ with the crash of US stock market.
October 24, 1929
65-On October 24, 1929, some __________ million shares were exchanged.
66-Five days later, on October ________ 1929, some __________ million share were exchanged.
67-October 29, is also called _________ in US history.
68-During the time of Great Depression, ____________ was US president.
69-Depression means _____________
Long and severe recession in economy
70-By 1932, the $ 87 million worth New York Stock Exchange in 1929, was merely _________ worthy.
$ 15 million
71-By 1930 some ____________ Americans were jobless.
72-By 1931, the number of unemployed people had reached to __________.
73-By the time 1933, when Great Depression was at its peak some ___________ million people were jobless in America.
74-President Hoover’s Economic Plan of 1931 cut __________ and increased taxes.
75-Hawley-Smoot Tariff was passed by the Congress in ___________.
76-The purpose of Hawley-Smoot Tariff was to protect American industry from _____________.
77-One of the basic reasons of the spread of Great Depression of 1933 from America to ________ was Gold Standard.
78-President Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in __________ in New York.
79-Franklin Roosevelt was the ___________ president of USA.
80-President Roosevelt signed the Glass-Steagall Banking Reform Act on _________.
June 16, 1933
81-Priming the Pump policy was adopted by president _____________ to put economy back on the track of progress.
82-Federal Emergency Relief Act was passed in _________.
83-Under Federal Emergency Relief Act, __________payment was to people.
84-The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) programme was launched in __________ to put ________ people back on work.
March 1933, Two million
85-Civil Works Administration (CWA) was launched in the __________.
Fall of 1933
86-One of the largest employment programme launched by the president Franklin Roosevelt was ___________ which employed nearly ____________ people.
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Nine million
87-Critics called WPA as ______________ or _____________.
We Paddle Around, We Poke Along
88-For solving agricultural problems after the Great Depression, ______________ programme was launched.
Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AAA)
89-The Farm Credit Act passed in _________ refinanced many mortgages in danger of going unpaid.
90-Social Security Act was passed in ___________.
91-Emergency Banking Act was passed in __________.
92-National Industrial Recovery Act was passed in ________.
93-Agricultural Adjustment Act was passed in _____________.
94-National Labours Relations Act was passed in __________.
95-Soil Conservation Act was passed in _______________.
96-Fair Labour Standards Act was passed ___________.
97-Home Owners Loan Corporation was launched in ___________.
98-National Recovery Act (NRA) was designed to bring the interest of _________ and ________ together
Working class Americans, Business
99-Reconstruction Finance Corporation loaned money to states and local governments to assist __________.
100-Farm Credit Administration used federal money to pay off farm creditors and save farmers from _________.