Major U.S. Social Developments since 1945 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Programs meant to attract middle-class residents from the suburbs back to the city are called _____ programs.

Question 2 2. A city or metropolitan area is a type of _____.

Question 3 3. The city of Clairville recently experienced a severe drop in its population, with many former residents moving to the suburbs. Identify the term that BEST describes this scenario.

Question 4 4. What do we call mass movement from rural areas to urban areas?

Question 5 5. Why did the first big wave of urbanization occur?

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Question 6 6. How do modern historians view the Red Scare of 1947-1954?

Question 7 7. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 9 9. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 10 10. How did McCarthyism differ from the Red Scare?

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Question 11 11. In what decade did cellular phones became popular as well as affordable for the average person?

Question 12 12. The invention of what device first allowed computer users to take the power of a computer with them anywhere they wished?

Question 13 13. How were airplanes able to carry larger loads in the years following World War II?

Question 14 14. In what year was the first microprocessor invented?

Question 15 15. Why do computers play a much larger role in life today than they did in the 1950s?

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Question 16 16. The Immigration Act of 1924 used a particular model for determining the number of allowable immigrants from each country. What was this model known as?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT an effect of the 1965 immigration law?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT considered to be a suitable sponsor for a prospective immigrant under the current model?

Question 19 19. The Immigration Act of 1924 was replaced with:

Question 20 20. Prior to the Immigration Act of 1924, most immigrants to the U.S. were from _____.

Major U.S. Social Developments since 1945 Chapter Exam Instructions

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