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Question 1: When the House abolished the committee in 1975,[2] its functions were transferred to the ________.
United States House Committee on the JudiciaryUnited States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland SecurityUnited States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International LawUnited States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law

Question 2: In ________, the House changed the committee's name to "House Committee on Internal Security".

Question 3: The committee investigated and supported allegations of a fascist plot to seize the White House, known as the ________.
Franklin D. RooseveltBusiness PlotDouglas MacArthurSmedley Butler

Question 4: HUAC subpoenaed Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman of the Yippies in 1967, and again in the aftermath of the ________.
Lyndon B. JohnsonHubert HumphreyGeorge McGovern1968 Democratic National Convention

Question 5: Congressman ________, who was a fervent anti-communist, introduced on May 5, 1930, House Resolution 180, which proposed to establish a committee to investigate communist activities in the United States.
Hamilton Fish IIIUnited States congressional delegations from New YorkFranklin D. RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

Question 6: ________, 1938–1944 (special investigation committee)
House Un-American Activities CommitteeMartin Dies, Jr.Charles Wilson (Texas politician)Lyndon B. Johnson

Question 7: Its work was aimed mostly at ________ involvement in Nazi and Ku Klux Klan activity[citation needed].
German AmericanItalian AmericanPennsylvania DutchGerman Texan

Question 8: It was chaired by ________, and therefore known as the Dies Committee.
Lyndon B. JohnsonCharles Wilson (Texas politician)Martin Dies, Jr.House Un-American Activities Committee

Question 9: After World War I ended in November 1918 and the German threat lessened, the Committee began investigating communist ________.
BolshevikMenshevikVladimir LeninRussian Social Democratic Labour Party

Question 10: The Overman Committee was a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary chaired by Democratic Senator from ________ Lee Slater Overman that operated from September 1918 to June 1919.
PennsylvaniaNorth CarolinaGeorgia (U.S. state)South Carolina


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