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CBASE Social Studies: Modern American History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Robert La Follette nicknamed 'Battling Bob'?

Question 2 2. What was the ultimate fate of Osama bin Laden following his terrorist organization's attacks on America?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a provision of NAFTA?

Question 4 4. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 5 5. What was Sirhan Sirhan's possible motivation for assassinating Senator Robert Kennedy in 1968?

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Question 6 6. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was in Memphis at the time of his assassination _____.

Question 7 7. The War on Terror was a response by President George W. Bush to which major event?

Question 8 8. Why did Nixon attempt to use his powers to prevent the Pentagon Papers from being leaked to the public?

Question 9 9. World War I was ended by?

Question 10 10. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

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Question 11 11. Roughly how many Americans were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001?

Question 12 12. Which of these tenets was NOT part of the Nine Power Treaty?

Question 13 13. You have been asked to give a presentation dealing with the results of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Which of the following should you mention?

Question 14 14. What group was in control of Afghanistan prior to the 9/11 attacks?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

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Question 16 16.

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

I. Great Britain

II. Soviet Union

III. Germany

IV. France

V. United States

Question 17 17. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 18 18. What was the Cold War?

Question 19 19. The United States' lengthiest economic downturn was known as which of the following?

Question 20 20. Why was the Seventeenth Amendment an important political reform?

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Question 21 21. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 22 22. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 23 23. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

Question 24 24. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 25 25. Which world power fought in Afghanistan during the 1980s?

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Question 26 26. In which important battle did U.N. forces hold out against North Korean advances at the southeastern tip of the peninsula?

Question 27 27. Which individual was NOT involved in the Watergate Scandal?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a contributor to the Great Depression?

Question 29 29. At the entry of the U.S. into WWI the U.S. Military:

Question 30 30. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

CBASE Social Studies: Modern American History Chapter Exam Instructions

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