Quarter 4 Assessment - Review Cold war – Vietnam war
True or False? Between 1940 and 1955, personal incomes decreased sharply for many Americans.
True or False Eisenhower’s defense policy resulted in significant cuts in military spending.
True or False Many American officials believed that the Depression had caused World War II.
True or False On June 25, 1950, North Korean troops invaded the south, rapidly driving back the poorly, equpped South Korean forces
True or False. In 1968 the American people were shocked that an enemy supposedly on the verge of defeat could launch such a large-scale attack as the Tet offensive of the Vietcong and the North Vietnamese.
At Yalta, the leaders agreed to recognize the Polish government that the Soviets had set up if Stalin agreed to • Allow free enterprise in Poland • Allow Poland to trade with the West • Hold free elections there as soon as possible • Give up his demand for reparations from Germany
Answer C Hold free elections there as soon as possible.
The Long Telegram resulted in • The Marshall Plan • The establishment of the CIA • The Berlin airlift • The containment policy
Answer D The Containment Policy
After WWII, labor unrest was triggered by • Rising inflation • Falling wages • Lack of jobs • Poor working conditions
Answer A Rising inflation
Truman said the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan were essential for • Containment • World economic recovery • World peace • American prosperity
Answer A Containment
Joseph McCarthy created the media frenzy that began his witch hunt by • Accusing Alger Hiss of being a Soviet spy • Saying that there were spies in the United States Army • Urging the House Un-American Activities Committee to hold open hearings • Saying that he had a list of Communists employed by the State Department
Answer D Saying that he had a list of Communists employed by the State Department.
The Korean war resulted in • Victory for North Korea • Victory for South Korea • Victory for the United Nations • Containment but no victory
Answer D Containment but not victory
To benefit from a cheaper labor pool, some businesses in the 1950s began to • Hire African Americans • Hire teenagers • Expand overseas • Move to the Sunbelt
Answer C Expand Overseas
This allowed many returning soldiers to attend college following WWII.
The Taft Hartley Act outlawed the Closed Shop, prohibited featherbedding and this…
Compared to earlier campaigns, the 1960 presidential race made new use of _____.
With Canada’s agreement, this was built to aid international shipping.
By the middle of the 1900s, what group of people were the poorest in the nation?
Who was Dwight Eisenhower’s running mate in the presidential election of 1952?
In 1953 Americans were shocked with the Soviets tested the • Sputnik satellite • First fallout shelters • Hydrogen bomb • HUAC
Answer C Hydrogen Bomb
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The federal government’s termination policy was intended to • End poverty in the inner city by replacing slums with new high-rise buildings • Bring Native Americans into mainstream society • Fight juvenile delinquency • End the dependence of poor Americans on government aid.
B Bring Native Americans into mainstream society
In Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court ruled that a defendant in a state court had the right to this
Young protestors especially focused on what they saw as an unfair • Draft system • Credibility gap • Teach-in • Division of Vietnam