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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 2 2. The Acronym MAIN, referring to the main causes leading to World War I, stands for _____.

Question 3 3. The conflict in Vietnam is comparable to which of the following conflicts?

Question 4 4. What was the conclusion of the Nye Committee?

Question 5 5. Why was the era of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover referred to as the New Era?

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Question 6 6. How is Imperialism different from Nationalism?

Question 7 7. How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand affect World War One?

Question 8 8. How did the Gulf of Tokin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 9 9. What was the Cold War?

Question 10 10. Based on the examples offered in this lesson, which of the following factors most greatly contributed to the contemporary history of non-western societies?

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Question 11 11. Which historian is credited with providing the philosophy to support the writing of contemporary history?

Question 12 12. Which is an accurate statement about the world since 1945?

Question 13 13. Which event immediately preceded Germany's surrender and the end of WWII?

Question 14 14.

Which nations became the world's 'superpowers' after 1945?

I. Great Britain

II. Soviet Union

III. Germany

IV. France

V. United States

Question 15 15. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following twentieth century events contributed to the way South Africa frames its contemporary history?

Question 17 17. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 18 18. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 19 19. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 20 20. What is the current status of relations between North and South Korea?

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Question 21 21. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 22 22. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 23 23. Why did Hitler title his plan the 'Final Solution'?

Question 24 24. Why did the US fail to win a swift victory against North Korea?

Question 25 25. Which statement is true regarding the Holocaust?

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Question 26 26. How was the conflict between Truman and MacArthur resolved?

Question 27 27. Why were the 'Roaring '20s' a prosperous period?

Question 28 28. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

Question 29 29. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 30 30. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam Instructions

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