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Answer: A. to government positions. President John F. Kennedy, after becoming the president of America, sought ways to provide lasting solutions to the issues of civil rights in the United States. During this time, African Americans were still subjected to…
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Answer: A. the Taliban began to regain control over some areas. After the 9/11 attacks, the United States waged war against Afghanistan. The United States, fought against terrorism; something that existed predominantly in the Middle Eastern country of Afghanistan. At…
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Answer: D. Began to question both the war and the fairness of the draft. The Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States was the main intensifier of the Vietnam War. Over 3 million people were killed of…
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Answer: A. Women were allowed to vote. Japan became part of the international defense bloc just during World War II. After the war, a constitution restricting Japan from having an armed force and participating in any war was passed in…
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Answer: C. Temperance, abolition, and women's access to education. Female reformers were involved in so many social and political movements in the United States. As a matter of fact, they influenced so many reforms made in the 1800s. Female activism…
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Answer: C. Twenty states passed laws that enacted segregation laws. In 1890, many states passed laws that led to the enactment of many segregation laws (also known as Jim Crow laws). Segregation laws led to segregated public facilities in parks,…
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Answer: A. Two women who formed the National Woman Suffrage Association. In the year 1851, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, together with Susan B. Anthony, worked together in managing the women’s rights movement. When the 14th and 15th amendments were passed by…
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Answer: B. to give money to businesses to fund war production. The Defense Plant Corporation had the primary goal of giving money to businesses to aid the funding of war production. The DPC helped finance the expansion of the industrial…
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Answer: A. Pennsylvania William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania believed that intolerance helped him greatly in the foundation of the state of Pennsylvania. He criticized the law on discrimination and supported religious tolerance. He was a Quaker who faced a…
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Answer: B. Classical Latin. During the renaissance, well-educated people learned classical Latin. Classical Latin was well taught by scholars and educators and this contributed to its popularity during the renaissance. With this, well-educated people opted for classic Latin and this,…
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Answer: A. Shocking images and narratives. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, popularly known as Rembrandt, is considered one of the greatest visual artists the world has ever seen. Rembrandt is known for his mastery of light and shadow in his art.…
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Answer: B. Once sociology became a recognized academic discipline, men designated the women-who were activists-as social workers, not sociologists. In sociology, men like Emile Durkheim and Max Webber will always be remembered as the founding fathers of sociology. One may…
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Answer: A. The vacuum cleaner The vacuum cleaner emerged after World War II and became common among the middle classes. It was predominantly common in Western countries because other countries then weren’t used to wall-to-wall carpeting. Although the first vacuum…
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Answer: D. The Medicis The Medici family was a powerful merchant family during the renaissance in Italy. Also known as The House of Medici, this family was widely known as bankers and wool merchants particularly during the renaissance. They played…
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Answer: C. Perestroika Perestroika was a political movement established for the reformation of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 80s. Its literary meaning was “reconstruction.” This referred to the restructuring of the economic and political system of…
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Answer: C. They allowed scientists to measure pressure. The invention of the barometer allowed scientists to measure pressure. The barometer was constructed explicitly to measure air pressure in a particular environment. The barometer was invented by Evangelista Torricelli and his…
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Answer: A. Fifteenth—African American men The fifteenth amendment which granted African-American men the right to vote was criticized as not enough in making suffrage universal. During the period of the civil war, a series of campaigns pushing for women’s suffrage…
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Answer: A. He favored colonization by the British. Rudyard Kipling was a poet, novelist, and story writer. He was born in India and this inspired most of his work. Kipling was a prominent figure in England during his time and…
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Answer: D. 1994 Racist laws in South Africa came to an end in the early 1990s. The period of apartheid in South Africa witnessed very harsh and inhumane laws and protocols formulated against blacks; the original owners of the country.…
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Answer: C. America Alfred Stieglitz is known to have caused the promotion, advancement, and development of pictorial photography in the United States. He introduced many European artists to the US, his home country, and with this Alfred became a modern…
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Answer: C. Sculpture in the round Idolatry in Judaism and Christianity is referred to as the worship of an image, object, or idea against the normal tradition which is the worship of a supreme being. Judaism as a religion strongly…
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Answer: A. Cave-painting Cave painting is one of the earliest landmarks of the Paleolithic era. Cave painting is generally of prehistoric origin and is known to be roughly 44,000 years old. Paleolithic art, also known as ice-age art, is regarded…
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Answer: A. England The first known publishing house was built in England. The oldest printing and publishing house was the Cambridge University Press. The establishment of this printing and publishing house was made possible by the charter handed over by…
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Answer: B. Rebuilding the German military. In the 1930s, Germany, in a bid to expand, began rebuilding and reforming its army. This act laid the foundation and set a solid basis for several notable and prominent military actions known today.…
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Answer: A. African-Americans and immigrants should not be allowed to vote. The Ku Klux Klan, also known as the KKK, is a white supremacist hate and terrorist group whose main targets were African-Americans. The Klan has been in existence since…
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Answer: A. canals cost less to construct than roads. Other than being the oldest means of transportation, water transportation is the cheapest. Water transportation operates on a natural track and therefore less cost in capital investment, construction, and maintenance. Generally,…
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Answer: B. He was forcibly removed from praying at the altar rail at his former place of worship. The African Methodist Episcopal Church is an independent denomination founded by black people. The main reason why this denomination was established was…
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Answer: D. The contradictions between the principle and practice of freedom in the actual status of African-Americans came to the forefront during the war. African-American during President Roosevelt and Hitler’s era didn’t enjoy true freedom and after Roosevelt gave a…
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Answer: B. Control of land translates into increased political power A latifundium is a large estate popular in ancient Rome and adopted more recently in Spain and Latin America, run typically by slave laborers and peasants. During the colonial and…
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Answer: D. Pericles The rules of Pericles paved the way for the ‘radical majority rules system’ in Athens. No existing country then used the majority rule framework in its administration and this made the rule to be tagged radical. During…
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