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  1. Quarter 4 Assessment - Review Cold war – Vietnam war

  2. True or False? Between 1940 and 1955, personal incomes decreased sharply for many Americans.

  3. False.

  4. True or False Eisenhower’s defense policy resulted in significant cuts in military spending.

  5. Answer True

  6. True or False Many American officials believed that the Depression had caused World War II.

  7. Answer True

  8. True or False On June 25, 1950, North Korean troops invaded the south, rapidly driving back the poorly, equpped South Korean forces

  9. Answer True

  10. 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.

  11. Answer. True

  12. 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

  13. Answer C Hold free elections there as soon as possible.

  14. The Long Telegram resulted in • The Marshall Plan • The establishment of the CIA • The Berlin airlift • The containment policy

  15. Answer D The Containment Policy

  16. After WWII, labor unrest was triggered by • Rising inflation • Falling wages • Lack of jobs • Poor working conditions

  17. Answer A Rising inflation

  18. Truman said the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan were essential for • Containment • World economic recovery • World peace • American prosperity

  19. Answer A Containment

  20. 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

  21. Answer D Saying that he had a list of Communists employed by the State Department.

  22. The Korean war resulted in • Victory for North Korea • Victory for South Korea • Victory for the United Nations • Containment but no victory

  23. Answer D Containment but not victory

  24. 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

  25. Answer C Expand Overseas

  26. This was formed after World War II for the purpose of mutual defense.

  27. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

  28. This allowed many returning soldiers to attend college following WWII.

  29. The GI Bill

  30. The Taft Hartley Act outlawed the Closed Shop, prohibited featherbedding and this…

  31. Allowed right to work laws.

  32. Compared to earlier campaigns, the 1960 presidential race made new use of _____.

  33. Television

  34. With Canada’s agreement, this was built to aid international shipping.

  35. The Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Seaway.

  36. By the middle of the 1900s, what group of people were the poorest in the nation?

  37. Native Americans

  38. Who was Dwight Eisenhower’s running mate in the presidential election of 1952?

  39. Richard Nixon

  40. In 1953 Americans were shocked with the Soviets tested the • Sputnik satellite • First fallout shelters • Hydrogen bomb • HUAC

  41. Answer C Hydrogen Bomb

  42. What four countries divided Germany into four “zones”?

  43. United States Great Britain France Soviet Union

  44. 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.

  45. B Bring Native Americans into mainstream society

  46. Who was the leader of the Soviet Union after Stalin died?

  47. Nikita Khrushchev

  48. In Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court ruled that a defendant in a state court had the right to this

  49. A lawyer

  50. Young protestors especially focused on what they saw as an unfair • Draft system • Credibility gap • Teach-in • Division of Vietnam