EOC US History Assessments Test #1

EOC US History Assessments Test #1: End-of-Course (EOC) assessments EOC US History Practice Test 2023. You can also download printable PDFs and review questions and answers on EOC US History exam.

The EOC US History Assessments Test #1 is a structured evaluation designed to gauge students’ understanding and knowledge of United States history. Unlike the real test, it is comprised of 40 multiple-choice questions, the test offers a comprehensive review of the key concepts, events, figures, and themes that have shaped the United States from its pre-colonial era to the present day.

These multiple-choice questions span a wide range of historical periods and key themes, from the early indigenous cultures to contemporary America. The test emphasizes critical thinking and interpretive skills, challenging students to apply historical knowledge, assess the impact of events, and understand trends over time.

EOC US History Assessments Test #1

EOC US History Assessments Test #1
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EOC US History Practice Test #1

EOC US History Practice Test #1
Total Items: 40
Time Limit: 60 minutes
End of Course EOC Assessment Test

Score: You can find your test score as a percentage at the end of the test!
Note: The real test may consist of 50 to 65 MCQs

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Who is known to have said, "I have a list of known communists…"

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Henry Ford’s innovation of the assembly line allowed most Americans to afford a private automobile. Which of the following industries has expanded MOST because of automobile proliferation?

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Which of the following best describes U.S. involvement in the Korean War?

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Which of the following Constitutional Amendments illustrated the success of the suffrage campaign?

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The Principle of popular sovereignty was enacted by which of these legislative agreements?

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The developments in literature, art and music in the 1920’s brought about in the African- American community are collectively known as:

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The tradition of serving as president for no more than two full terms was first established by:

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"A policy of isolation did well enough when we were an embryo nation. But today, things are different…We are 65 million people, the most advanced and powerful on earth, and regard to our future welfare demands an abandonment of the doctrines of isolation." - Senator Orville Platte, 1893 Platt’s words advocate:

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Which of the following events led most directly to the U.S. involvement in World War 2?

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Aims of the Great Society: 1. Eradicate racial injustice 2. Share abundance 3. Overcome disease 4. Dispel ignorance The Civil Rights of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 are examples Great Society legislation addressing:

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The Nullification Crisis was precipitated by disagreement between the Congress and the state of South Carolina on the:

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The Hawley-Smoot Tariff, which was the largest tariff in American History, had what effect on the economy of the 1930’s?

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What was the major contributor which caused the Dust Bowl of the 1930’s?

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Which of the following was LEAST important in the construction of the Panama Canal?

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In contrast to early settlers in Virginia and many other parts of North America who came seeking financial gain, the earliest settlers in Massachusetts came from Britain seeking-

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Which of the following legislative acts did the most to increase voting among African Americans?

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"The only trouble about this town is that it is too large. You cannot accomplish anything in the way of business, you cannot even pay a friendly call, without wasting a whole day to it." -Mark Twain, complaining about New York City, 1867 Which of the following innovations did the most to rectify Twain’s complaint?

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MAJOR LEGISLATION OF THE GREAT SOCIETY: Economic Opportunity Act (1964)- To inaugurate the war on poverty programs Medicare Act (1965)- provide government medical care for the elderly Higher Education Act (1965)- provide grants for student loans and university construction Based on this legislation, it is fair to conclude that the Great Society:

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Which of the following actions of Thomas Jefferson represented a vast departure from his philosophy of strict construction?

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"Throughout the 19th and 20th century, immigrants came to the U.S. for one primary reason. From the Irish immigrants who poured into the industrial north in the mid-19th century to the eastern Europeans of the early 20th century and the Mexican and Latin American immigrants of the late 20th century, the American Dream has been the primary motivation." This passage explains the primary motivation for immigration as:

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All of the following were major events of the civil rights movement EXCEPT:

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The famous colonial patriot who authored the convincing pro-independence pamphlet, Common Sense was:

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Which of the following guarantees equal rights to all citizens and was ratified as a condition to end reconstruction?

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A major weakness of the Articles of Confederation was the:

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After the Boston Tea Party, the British closed Boston harbor with which of the following Acts of Parliament?

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"Give me liberty, or give me death!" was stated by:

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Which of the following was the largest and most active group of colonists who supported independence from Britain?

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After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. removed Japanese Americans to which of the following?

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All of the following were Cold War responses to Soviet aggression EXCEPT:

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Letter "D" on the map shows:

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All of the following are true of the Democratic-Republican party EXCEPT:

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Which of the following is NOT an important patriot from Virginia?

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All of the following are true of the Battle of Britain EXCEPT:

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In October 1929, the economy of the U.S. took a drastic downturn. The immediate cause of this loss was:

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The first slaves introduced to the American colonies arrived in 1619 in the colony of:

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Alexander Graham Bell invented the:

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Which of the following states would be considered in the Great Plains?

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Book 1- The Grapes of Wrath, a 1930 novel dramatized the Dust Bowl Book 2- The Jungle, a 1906 novel about the exploitation of the meat packing industry Book 3- The Great Gatsby, a 1925 novel dealing with the new American lifestyle of the Roaring Twenties Book 4- The Sound and the Fury, a 1929 novel illustrating life in the rural south Of the above books, which would have been written by a muckraker (journalists who exposed the business practices of monopolies and corporations)?

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Which of the following was most responsible for the rising population trends between 1870 and 1910?

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The sweeping legislative agenda that Franklin Roosevelt proposed to aid Americans during the Depression was called:

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