Lange 35

  1. 1. Franklin Roosevelt refused to support the London Economic Conference because
    b) any agreement to stabilize national currencies might hurt America�s recovery from depression
  2. 2. As a result of Franklin Roosevelt�s unwillingness to support the London Conference,
    e) the trend toward extreme nationalism was strengthened
  3. 3. One internationalist action by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first term in office was
    a) the formal recognition of the Soviet Union
  4. 4. Roosevelt�s recognition of the Soviet Union was undertaken partly
    c) in hopes of developing a diplomatic counterweight to the rising power of Japan and Germany
  5. 5. In promising to grant the Philippines independence, the U.S. was motivated by
    d) the realization that the islands were economic liabilities
  6. 6. Franklin Roosevelt embarked on the Good Neighbor policy in part because
    e) he was eager to enlist Latin American allies to defend the Western Hemisphere against European and Asian dictators
  7. 7. As part of his Good Neighbor policy toward Latin America, President Roosevelt
    b) withdrew American marines from Haiti
  8. 8. The 1934 Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act
    c) increased America�s foreign trade
  9. 9. President Franklin Roosevelt�s foreign-trade policy
    a) lowered tariffs to increase trade
  10. 10. Throughout most of the 1930s, the American people responded to the aggressive actions of Germany, Italy, and Japan by
    e) retreating into isolationism
  11. 11. Fascist aggression in the 1930s included Mussolini�s vision of ______________, Hitler�s invasion of _______________, and Franco�s overthrow of the republican government of ____________________.
    c) Ethiopia, Czechoslovakia, Spain
  12. 12. By the mid-1930s, there was strong nationwide agitation for a constitutional amendment to
    e) forbid a declaration of war by Congress unless first approved by a popular referendum
  13. 13. Passage of the Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and 1937 by the U.S. resulted in all of the following except
    e) balancing the scales between dictators and U.S. allies by trading with neither
  14. 14. The Neutrality Acts of 1935, 1936, and 1937 stipulated that when the president proclaimed the existence of a foreign war,
    a) Americans would be prohibited from sailing on the ships of the warring nations
  15. 15. From 1925 to 1940 the transition of American policy on arms sales to warring nations followed this sequence:
    d) embargo to cash-and-carry to lend-lease
  16. 16. America�s neutrality during the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 allowed
    e) Spain to become a fascist dictatorship
  17. 17. Franklin Roosevelt�s sensational �Quarantine Speech� resulted in
    b) a wave of protest by isolationists
  18. 18. In September 1938 in Munich, German,
    a) Britain and France consented to Germany�s taking the Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia
  19. 19. In 1938 the British and French brought peace with Hitler at the Munich Conference at the expense of
    e) Czechoslovakia
  20. 20. Shortly after Adolf Hitler signed a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union,
    c) Germany invaded Poland and started World War II
  21. 21. The first casualty of the 1939 Hitler-Stalin nonaggression treaty was
    a) Poland
  22. 22. Which of the following nations was not conquered by Hitler�s Germany between September 1939 and June 1940?
    e) Finland
  23. 23. All of the following factors contributed to the weaknesses and lateness of America�s efforts to aid Europe�s threatened Jews except
    a) the belief that most Jews would be better off migrating to Israel
  24. 24. The U.S. military refused to bomb Nazi gas chambers such as those at Auschwitz and Dachau because of the belief that
    b) bombing would divert essential military resources
  25. 25. During World War II, the U.S. saved ________________ Jews from Nazism.
    d) only a small number
  26. 26. Congress�s first response to the unexpected fall of France in 1940 was to
    e) pass a conscription law
  27. 27. America�s neutrality effectively ended when
    d) France fell to Germany
  28. 28. In return for old American destroyers, the British gave the U.S.
    c) eight valuable naval bases
  29. 29. By 1940 American public opinion began to favor
    e) providing Britain with �all aid short of war�
  30. 30. The Republican presidential nominee in 1940 was
    a) Wendell L. Willkie
  31. 31. Franklin Roosevelt was motivated to run for a third term in 1940 mainly by his
    b) belief that America needed his experienced leadership during the international crisis
  32. 32. The 1941 lend-lease program was all of the following except
    e) another privately arranged executive deal, like the destroyers-for-bases trade
  33. 33. When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, the U.S.
    d) made lend-lease aid available to the Soviets
  34. 34. The Atlantic Charter, developed by the U.S. and Britain, was also endorsed by
    e) the Soviet Union
  35. 35. After the Greer was fired upon, the Kearny crippled, and the Reuben James sunk,
    c) Congress allowed the arming of U.S. merchant vessels
  36. 36. Japan believed that it was forced into war with the U.S. because Franklin Roosevelt insisted that Japan
    b) leave China
  37. 37. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 came as a great surprise because
    a) President Roosevelt suspected that if an attack came, it would be in Malaya or the Philippines
  38. 38. On the even of Japan�s attack on Pearl Harbor, a large majority of Americans
    b) still wanted to keep the U.S. out of war
  39. 39. Arrange these events in chronological order: (A) Munich Conference, (B) German invasion of Poland, (C) Hitler-Stalin non-aggression treaty.
    a) A, C, B
  40. 40.Arrange the following events in chronological order: (A) fall of France, (B) Atlantic Conference, (C) Hitler�s invasion of the Soviet Union
    d)A, C, B
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