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1. The fundamental disagreement at the beginning of the cold

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1. The fundamental disagreement at the beginning of the cold war involved the question of
A) who would control postwar Europe.
B) sharing the secrets of atomic weapons.
C) free elections in Western Europe.
D) whether Truman or Stalin would lead the postwar alliance.
E) who would control postwar Japan.


2. George Kennan’s “Containment” policy proposed
A) returning to pre-World War II neutrality.
B) a series of aggressive moves toward the Soviets.
C) patient vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies.
D) curtailing American expansionist policies.
E) restricting nuclear weapons information to American use only.


3. The Marshall Plan proposed
A) a massive infusion of American capital to restart Western European economies.
B) rearming Germany.
C) a massive military buildup in Europe.
D) a series of Western military alliances.
E) the division of Germany.


4. When the Soviet Union sealed off the city of Berlin in 1948, the United States
A) responded by invading Czechoslovakia.
B) threatened to drop nuclear weapons on Moscow.
C) declared war.
D) organized a massive airlift to supply the city.
E) did nothing, fearing escalation into a "hot" war.


5. As a result of the Cold War military reforms, the dominant branch of the U.S. armed forces became the
A) Army
B) Navy
C) Marine Corps
D) Coast Guard
E) Air Force


6. The leader of the “Dixiecrats” in the 1948 election was
A) Alger Hiss
B) Whittaker Chambers
C) Strom Thurmond
D) Thurgood Marshall
E) George Wallace


7. The leading figure of the 1950s Red Scare was
A) Orval Faubus
B) Joseph McCarthy
C) A. Phillip Randolph
D) Charles van Doren
E) Dean Acheson


8. The new American suburbs of the 1950s
A) showed a surprising occupational diversity among inhabitants.
B) were inhabited primarily by the middle class.
C) allowed only upper-class inhabitants.
D) were inhabited mainly by lower class families.
E) were open to all races and religions.


9. The one significant legislative achievement of the Eisenhower years was the
A) Social Security Act.
B) Highway Act of 1956.
C) Taft-Hartley Act.
D) Fair Employment Act.
E) Truth in Advertising Act.


10. Overall, the Eisenhower administration could best be described as
A) a time of increased radicalism.
B) a period marked by confidence in America’s greatness.
C) a time of intense political factionalism.
D) an era of moderation.
E) turbulent.


11. By 1960, the most racially integrated institution in American society was
A) the public high school system
B) the private university system
C) corporate America.
D) the U.S. military
E) professional hockey.


12. The beginning of active African American protest against discrimination occurred in
A) Los Angeles, CA.
B) Topeka, KS.
C) Memphis, TN.
D) Little Rock, AR.
E) Montgomery AL.


13. Martin Luther King, Jr's philosophy of protest stressed
A) massive street protests.
B) acceptance of discrimination until the courts could act.
C) acceptance of discrimination until African Americans formed a more solid economic base.
D) intensive, radical action.
E) nonviolent, passive resistance.


14. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Cuban Missile Crisis?
A) a de-escalation of the U.S.-Soviet arms race
B) the Soviet-American “hot line”
C) new negotiations over a reduction in nuclear testing
D) new maturity in the Kennedy foreign policy
E) a demonstration that the Soviets only understood the language of force


15. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
A) outlawed racial segregation in public facilities.
B) outlawed racial discrimination in employment.
C) protected the voting rights of African Americans.
D) included gender as an unacceptable basis for job discrimination.
E) all of the above.


16. LynXXXXX XXXXX’s political downfall resulted primarily from
A) his Latin American policy.
B) his obsession with the Vietnam War.
C) the failure of his Great Society.
D) his refusal to fight the Cold War.
E) his advocacy of social welfare programs.


17. What was the main focus of the Nixon presidency?
A) foreign policy
B) economics
C) civil rights
D) education
E) military buildup


18. Gerald Ford
A) prosecuted Richard Nixon to the fullest extent of the law.
B) was a graceful and articulate speaker.
C) endorsed federal control over strip mining.
D) was ultimately far more liberal than Richard Nixon.
E) was the first president not elected to the office of president or vice president.


19. The central tenet of Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy was the belief that
A) the PalestinXXXXX XXXXXberation Organization (PLO) was a serious threat to the United States.
B) trading arms for hostages was an effective way to quietly negotiate with terrorists.
C) the Soviet Union was a deadly enemy that threatened the United States.
D) Central America needed direct U.S. intervention to achieve freedom.
E) Israel could not be trusted.


20. Which of the foll

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1. A) who would control postwar Europe.

2. C) patient vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies.

3. A) a massive infusion of American capital to restart Western European economies.

4. E) did nothing, fearing escalation into a "hot" war.

5. E) Air Force

6. C) Strom Thurmond

7. B) Joseph McCarthy

8. B) were inhabited primarily by the middle class.

9. B) Highway Act of 1956.

10. B) a period marked by confidence in America's greatness.

11. D) the U.S. military

12. E) Montgomery AL.

13. E) nonviolent, passive resistance.

14. A) a de-escalation of the U.S.-Soviet arms race

15. E) all of the above.

16. B) his obsession with the Vietnam War.

17. A) foreign policy

18. E) was the first president not elected to the office of president or vice president.

19. C) the Soviet Union was a deadly enemy that threatened the United States.

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  • 20. Which of the following was NOT the result of the FIRST Persian Gulf War (1990-1991)?
  • A) a great personal victory for George H.W. Bush
  • B) the imprisonment of Saddam Hussein
  • C) an atonement for Vietnam
  • D) cheaper gasoline
  • E) unprecedented approval ratings for the president

 

 

  • 21. President Bill Clinton's greatest achievement in domestic affairs was
  • A) the establishment of national health insurance.
  • B) Approval of the North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA).
  • C) the Democratic Party victory in the congressional elections of 1994.
  • D) Reform of the Social Security system.
  • E) lowering taxes.

 

 

  • 22. Which of the following was not part of the 1994 Contract with America?
  • A) a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
  • B) term limits for members of Congress
  • C) universal health care coverage
  • D) a line-item veto for the president
  • E) a middle class tax cut

 

 

  • 23. Which of the following was NOT a foreign policy problem for the Clinton Administration?
  • A) Bosnia
  • B) Somalia
  • C) The Middle East
  • D) Western Europe
  • E) Haiti

 

 

  • 24. The outcome of the 2000 presidential election hung on legal battles over the vote count in
  • A) Ohio
  • B) Illinois
  • C) Florida
  • D) California
  • E) New Mexico

 

 

  • 25. The first move in response to the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 was the overthrow of a radical Islamist regime in
  • A) Iraq.
  • B) Iran.
  • C) Pakistan.
  • D) Afghanistan.
  • E) Saudi Arabia.
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