NMTA Social Science: The Cold War (1950-1973) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

Question 2 2. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 3 3. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 4 4. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

Question 5 5. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

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Question 6 6. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

Question 7 7. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 8 8. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 9 9. How did activities in Berlin in 1961 affect the Cold War?

Question 10 10. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

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Question 11 11. How did President Kennedy's flexible response notion of foreign policy impact the containment policy?

Question 12 12. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 13 13. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 14 14. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

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Question 16 16. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 17 17. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 18 18. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 20 20. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

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Question 21 21. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 22 22. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

Question 23 23. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 24 24. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 25 25. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

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Question 26 26. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 27 27. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

Question 29 29. Why did Eisenhower pass the National Defense Education Act of 1958?

NMTA Social Science: The Cold War (1950-1973) Chapter Exam Instructions

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