Examine Source 4. What statement best expresses the difference in power released by the two blasts that are shown?
The power released by the atomic bomb—as shown on the right—is at least 10,000 times the power of the bombs dropped on the USS Arizona, as shown on the left.
The power released by the bombs dropped on the USS Arizona is at least 10,000 times greater than the power released by the drop of the atomic bomb.
The power released by the drop of the atomic bomb is equal to the power released by the drops of many bombs on the USS Arizona.
Science has not developed to the point where we can measure the difference between the amount of power released in these two situations.
Based on Source 4, many African American writers, musicians, and artists thrived as they displayed their talents during the
Red Scare of 1920, when many white entertainers were thrown in jail.
New Deal, which allowed African American entertainers to perform at the White House.
Dust Bowl, which many African Americans experienced on their Southern farms.
Harlem Renaissance, which took place primarily in New York City but whose effects were felt throughout the United States.
Use Sources 2-4 to determine which two of the following were New Deal programs implemented by Roosevelt.
the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which pursued lawbreaker
the Tennessee Valley Authority, which brought electricity to rural regions
the Department of Energy, which fought the crisis in oil and natural gas prices
the No Child Left Behind Act, which revolutionized the approach to K-12 education
the Works Progress Administration, which advanced the cause of workers of all types— industrial, creative, and so forth
Based on Source 2, muckrakers like Ida B. Tarbell were responsible for—
exposing corruption in the oil industry.
exposing corruption in coal companies.
promoting the executives of the oil industry.
promoting the executives of the coal companies.
Which US government organization was charged with transforming the American economy during World War I?
the Committee of Public Information, established by Congress
the Department of Homeland Security, created by the Supreme Court
the War Industries Board, established by executive order
Roosevelt’s Brains Trust—done on an informal basis
Examine Source 3. What would the United States gain from a war with Spain?
only territory in the Pacific
only territory in the Atlantic
territory both in the Pacific and the Atlantic
What was the most likely intention behind the anticommunist posters?
to encourage immigrants to come to America
to make certain only native-born Americans received American jobs
to warn the public against the twin problems of immigrants and communism
to show that immigrants were good and useful members of society
Examine Source 4. Where did a majority of immigrants come from in the year 1903?
Asia, which had many common laborers to send
Africa, which had a large merchant class to send
Northern and Western Europe, which had many Scandinavian peoples to send
Southern and Eastern Europe, which had many Slavic and Mediterranean peoples to send
Examine Source 3. Stokely Carmichael appears to advocate—
militant action on the part of African Americans.
peaceful protests in the tradition of Martin Luther King, Jr.
writing protest letters to the federal government to advance equality between the genders.
freedom rides to advocate equality between the races.
. How did the Iran-Contra affair most likely affect Americans’ opinion of the national government?
It helped them have more faith in the government.
It helped to boost President Reagan’s popularity.
It caused some people to lose faith in the government.
It did not change many people’s mind: they continued to think the same as before.
What type of government policy allowed big businesses to expand?