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American History 1950 to Present Day Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

Question 2 2. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 4 4. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 5 5. What group was in control of Afghanistan prior to the 9/11 attacks?

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Question 6 6. What is the long term goal for the War in Afghanistan?

Question 7 7. How was the conflict between Truman and MacArthur resolved?

Question 8 8. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 9 9. How are MLK and Rosa Parks connected?

Question 10 10. What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 accomplish?

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Question 11 11. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 12 12. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 13 13. Who was the President of the United States on September 11, 2001?

Question 14 14. What was the ultimate fate of Osama bin Laden following his terrorist organization's attacks on America?

Question 15 15. In which year did President George W. Bush order a surge of new troops and funding for the Iraq War?

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Question 16 16. Which year did the Iraq war begin?

Question 17 17. What was the code name for the coalition build up in Saudi Arabia in late 1990?

Question 18 18. Which Middle Eastern nation did Saddam Hussein invade in August 1990, effectively starting the Gulf War?

Question 19 19. How were the Black Power movement and the Black Panther Party similar?

Question 20 20. Which of the following can be seen as an impact of the assassination of Martin Luther King?

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Question 21 21. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 22 22. The conflict in Vietnam is comparable to which of the following conflicts?

Question 23 23. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 24 24. The _____ banned communist candidates from participating in national public office, while the _____ mandated federal registration for communist candidates.

Question 25 25. What of the following was NOT a major challenge that Coalition forces faced after the initial offensives in Afghanistan?

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Question 26 26. What is the current status of relations between North and South Korea?

Question 27 27. Martin Luther King Jr.'s original name was:

Question 28 28. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 29 29. How many planes did terrorists hijack on September 11, 2001?

Question 30 30. In which year did President Barack Obama withdraw American combat troops from Iraq?

American History 1950 to Present Day Chapter Exam Instructions

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