Naturalization Test Practice – Part 2.3 – Recent American History and Other Important Historical Information

Part 2.3 includes question 78 to 87

Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s - World War I

78. Name one war fought by the United States in the 1900s

World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War (Persian) Gulf War The United States fought five wars in the 1900s: World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the (Persian) Gulf War. World War I began in 1914. It was a long and […]

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Who was President during World War I - Woodrow Wilson

79. Who was President during World War I?

Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States. President Wilson served two terms from 1913 to 1921. During his first term, he was able to keep the United States out of World War I. By 1917, Wilson knew this was no longer possible, and he asked […]

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Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II - Franklin Delano Roosevelt

80. Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?

(Franklin) Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was president of the United States from 1933 until 1945. He was elected during the Great Depression, which was a period of economic crisis after the stock market crash of 1929. His program for handling the crisis was called “the New Deal.” It included […]

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Who did the United States fight in World War II - Japan Germany and Italy

81. Who did the United States fight in World War II?

Japan, Germany, and Italy The Japanese bombed U.S. naval bases in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as commander in chief of the military, obtained an official declaration of war from Congress. Japan’s partners in the Axis, Italy […]

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Before he was President Eisenhower was a general What war was he in - World War II

82. Before he was President, Eisenhower was a general. What war was he in?

World War II Before becoming the 34th president of the United States in 1953, Dwight D. Eisenhower served as a major general in World War II. As commander of U.S. forces and supreme commander of the Allies in Europe, he led the successful D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, on June […]

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During the Cold War what was the main concern of the United States - Communism

83. During the Cold War, what was the main concern of the United States?

Communism The main concern of the United States during the Cold War was the spread of communism. The Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or USSR) was a powerful nation that operated under the principles of communism. The United States and its allies believed that a democratic government and […]

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What movement tried to end racial discrimination - Civil Rights Movement

84. What movement tried to end racial discrimination?

civil rights (movement) The modern civil rights movement in the United States began in 1954 when the Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. The goal of the civil rights movement was to end racial discrimination against African Americans and to gain full and equal rights […]

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What did Martin Luther King Jr do - fought for civil rights

85. What did Martin Luther King, Jr. do?

fought for civil rights worked for equality for all Americans Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Baptist minister and civil rights leader. He worked hard to make America a more fair, tolerant, and equal nation. He was the main leader of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. […]

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What major event happened on September 11 2001 in the United States - Terrorists attacked the United States

86. What major event happened on September 11, 2001, in the United States?

Terrorists attacked the United States. On September 11, 2001, four airplanes flying out of U.S. airports were taken over by terrorists from the Al-Qaeda network of Islamic extremists. Two of the planes crashed into the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers in New York City, destroying both buildings. One of the […]

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Name one American Indian tribe in the United States

87. Name one American Indian tribe in the United States

Cherokee Cheyenne Navajo Arawak Sioux Shawnee Chippewa Mohegan Choctaw Huron Pueblo Oneida Apache Lakota Iroquois Crow Creek Teton Blackfeet Hopi Seminole Inuit American Indians lived in North America for thousands of years before the European settlers arrived. Today there are more than 500 federally recognized tribes in the United States. […]

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