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MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Post-War World Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 2 2. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

Question 3 3. The Marshall Plan was in effect between:

Question 4 4. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 5 5. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 7 7. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

Question 8 8. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 9 9. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Question 10 10. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

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Question 11 11. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 12 12. How was Douglas MacArthur's supervision of Japan during the time of the occupation conducted in comparison to the way it was originally conceived?

Question 13 13. How did Joseph Stalin take control of Eastern Europe after World War II?

Question 14 14. What was the reason for the conflict regarding the forming of an independent Korea after WWII?

Question 15 15. What was the codename for the Berlin Airlift?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following countries was NOT 'behind the Iron Curtain'?

Question 17 17. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 18 18. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

Question 19 19. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 20 20. Why was Korea originally divided on the 38th parallel?

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Question 21 21. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 22 22. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 23 23. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

Question 24 24. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

Question 27 27. Which of the following actions is Japan NOT allowed to do by Article 9 of their constitution?

Question 28 28. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 29 29. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 30 30. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Post-War World Chapter Exam Instructions

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