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Events & Presidents During the Cold War (1950-1973) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 2 2. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 3 3. What was the prominent preparedness film that was produced during the Cold War era?

Question 4 4. Why did Congress enact the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947?

Question 5 5. How did President Truman try to eliminate communism affecting the employees within the federal government?

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Question 6 6. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 8 8. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 9 9. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

Question 10 10. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

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Question 11 11. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 12 12. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 13 13. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 14 14. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

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Question 16 16. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 17 17. McCarthyism (and its questionable tactics) was first nationally questioned under which federal trial?

Question 18 18. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 19 19. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 20 20. How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?

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Question 21 21. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 22 22. Why did Eisenhower pass the National Defense Education Act of 1958?

Question 23 23. How did the Red Scare effect the lives of everyday Americans?

Question 24 24. How did President Kenedy's flexible response notion of foreign policy impact the containment policy?

Question 25 25. Who did Joseph McCarthy NOT accuse of being a suspected communist?

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Question 26 26. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 27 27. How did Congress work to investigate alleged communist supporters?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 29 29. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

Question 30 30. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Events & Presidents During the Cold War (1950-1973) Chapter Exam Instructions

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