Ged Social Studies Pre 1 online test quiz prep
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Source: Library of Congress, Exhibits, "Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America. "
Which of the following was NOT one of Jefferson's goals in sponsoring the Lewis and Clark expedition?
finding a waterway to the Pacific Ocean
mapping uncharted territory
setting aside vast tracts of land for Native people
discovery of unspoiled plant and animal life
creation of an empire
Which historical idea best summarizes Jefferson's attitude toward the West?
Separation of Powers
Pursuit of Happiness
Good Neighbor Policy
Separate but Equal
Source: Excerpt from Chester H. Liebs, Main Street to Miracle Mile. Little, Brown and Company, 1985.
What is the main idea of the passage?
Miniature golf was a very popular sport in the 1950s.
Travelers were looking for sources of entertainment.
Some highway businesses were more successful than others.
Flashy commercial enterprises sprouted along highways, eager to profit from travelers.
The first businesses to flourish along the high-ways were gas stations and hot dog stands.
Given the information in this passage, what appeared to be an important post-World War II trend in the United States?
"And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all person held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.
And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free and abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.
And I further declare and make known that such persons, of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United States to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. "
Source: HistoryCentral. com.
According to the passage, which of the following was NOT one of Lincoln's expectations for the former slaves?
to fight for the Union army
to become free citizens
to join the paid workforce
to defend themselves if necessary
to incite a rebellion among slaves in states that were loyal to the Union
Based on the values expressed in the Emancipation Proclamation, which of the following groups would have disapproved it?
nations like Great Britain and France where there was strong antislavery sentiment
Union armed forces
Which of the following is the most likely reason that Lincoln did not emancipate all slaves?
Lincoln did not want to appease radical abolitionist groups.
He believed slavery was an economic necessity.
He did not want to upset the slaveholding states that were loyal to the Union—Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri.
Lincoln did not believe that the complete abolition of slavery was possible.
He wanted to uphold the Supreme Court decision in the Dred Scott case, which said that Congress could not regulate slavery in new territories.
According to the information given in this passage, it is most likely that President Kennedy
viewed this as a regional crisis solely between the United States and Cuba.
trusted Soviet officials who said there weren't any missiles in Cuba.
believed that the conflict was principally between the United States and the Soviet Union.
viewed the situation as serious but felt it could be managed with diplomacy.
felt confident about how Khrushchev would respond.
Which of the conclusions can you make based on the passage?
Kennedy's first concern during the crisis was the appeal of Communist ideas.
Nuclear war is the only way to win a cold war.
Kennedy knew that Khrushchev would back down.
Khrushchev's popularity increased at home.
The U. S. government did not know the full extent of the Soviet threat at the time.
Which of the following conclusions can be drawn from the passage?
Gandhi's nonviolent protests were effective political tools.
The British did not respond to the Salt Satyagraha.
Gandhi refused to support the British government in World War II until it granted India its independence.
India could not win its independence without resorting to violent revolution.
Which of the following is NOT a contribution of the Ch'in Dynasty?
unification of territory
standardized written script
regulations and penalties
Which of the following conclusions can you make based on the passage?
The Ch'in Dynasty enjoyed a stable and long-lasting rule.
By abolishing feudalism, Ch'in Shih Huang-ti promoted democracy in China.
The Ch'in Dynasty was popular among peas-ants and displaced nobles.
Disunity and disorder marked the Ch'in Dynasty.
The Ch'in Dynasty had long-lasting influence.
Prerevolutionary Russia was an economically backward country. It was . . . a land of the sledgehammer and the wheelbarrow, the wooden plow and the spinning wheel. Despite its rich mineral deposits, the country was acutely short of metal. Its numerous villages were illuminated at night by the miserable flame of a smoky splinter. The people lived in want and overwhelming ignorance . . .
From the time of this report, just five decades had passed since the day the October Revolution of 1917 was won in Russia, and the Bolsheviks (later called Communists) took power into their own hands. In 1922 the United Soviet Socialists Republic (U.S.S.R., or Soviet Union) was established. By 1966 the face of the country had changed beyond recognition. It was no longer the underdeveloped country it used to be, but a much stronger and more prosperous land, yet the people were controlled by the dictates of the Communist Party. In time, the people demanded greater freedom from the central government. In 1991 Communist rule ended. The Soviet Union was dissolved, and the Soviet republics declared their independence. Power was in the hands of the people.
Which of the following is a factor that, according to the article, should have favored economic development in prerevolutionary Russia?
sledgehammers and wheelbarrows
ability of its people
concentration of power
Which of the following statements best summarizes the information given in the passage?
There was a shortage of metal in prerevolutionary Russia.
The Soviet Union has made great progress since the revolution of 1917.
Russians live mainly in small, poorly built villages.
The Soviet economy is still backward and underdeveloped.
The Soviet people need to seize control of their governments.
What did the writer mean by calling Russia a land of "the wooden plow and the spinning wheel"?
The most modern factory equipment had just been installed.
There was a shortage of metal products in Russia.
Most Russians worked as farmers and spinners before the revolution.
Russia was no longer a backward nation.
Russia had primitive agricultural and industrial production.