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answers 1. Nearly 42,000 African Americans served in combat during WWI. What were the conditions like that they served under? A) They were fully integrated with white soldiers and units. B) They did not get paid for their service. C) They were always forced to fight on the front lines. D) They faced discrimination in the army and served in racially segregated units. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 2. How did growing victory gardens help the economy and the war effort? A) Food grown in the gardens was sent to the troops in Europe. B) The gardens increased the amount of food people could buy in the stores. C) Gardens gave citizens a sense that victory in the war was possible. D) Growing gardens helped conserve food and allowed families to grow their own food so more could be sent to the troops. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 3. WWI was the first war in which women could join the armed forces. What roles were they allowed to have in the armed forces? A) Only noncombat positions like clerks, pharmacists, and radio operators B) Full military combat roles C) Only jobs inside the United States D) They could choose any type of job they wished as long as they could perform it well. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): A 4. How did the war create opportunities for women? A) Women were allowed to enlist in the military and fought on the front lines of combat. B) Many factories decided that women worked better and faster then men. C) Women showed they could perform the same jobs in factories and other industries that men could. D) Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote during the war. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C 5. By the end of the war, the United States had spent almost $32 billion. How did the government raise the money necessary to pay for the war? A) Sold Liberty Bonds B) Raised income taxes C) Put new taxes on corporations D) All of the above Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): D 6. What was the selective service? A) The agency where people could volunteer to join the armed forces B) The draft system where men had to register and were enrolled in a lottery that determined the order they would be called to serve in the military C) The draft system that men and women were required to register for that drafted 2.8 million Americans D) The agency where a man could select which armed force service he wanted to join Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 7. What led to the great migration of African Americans from the South to northern cities? A) Companies in the South were laying off workers. B) Industrial companies in the North sent agents to the South to recruit workers. C) Southern factories would not hire African Americans. D) Industrial companies in the North did not want to hire women, thereby making jobs available to African Americans. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 8. How did the U.S. government influence public opinion about the war? A) Congress passed the Freedom of Information Act. B) President Wilson created the Committee on Public Information. C) Congress created the Public Information Bureau. D) President Wilson sent reporters to write stories about the war from the front lines in Europe. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): B 9. How did the war decrease citizens’ civil liberties like freedom of speech? A) Laws were passed that made speaking out against the war illegal. B) The army set up checkpoints throughout the country. C) The government reviewed and edited newspaper stories, controlling which stories were printed. D) Nationwide curfews were created to keep people off the streets after 10:00 p.m. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): A 10. When the United States entered World War I, what did the government do to coordinate the production of needed war materials? A) Raised income taxes by 5% B) Created the Committee on Public Information C) Created the War Industries Board D) Encouraged women to join the military Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 Correct Answer(s): C
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