NY Regents - Cold War & Activism in America: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 2 2. Which of the following fits the profile of the primary target of Medicare?

Question 3 3. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Question 4 4. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 5 5. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

Question 7 7. Who was the woman who touched off a maelstrom of national attention when she refused to sit in the back of a segregated bus?

Question 8 8. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 9 9. The starting point of the 'Space Race' is considered to be _____

Question 10 10. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

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Question 11 11. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

Question 12 12. Identify which of the following profiles benefited most from the work of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gloria Steinem.

Question 13 13. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 14 14. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 15 15. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

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Question 16 16. Why did winning the 'Space Race' become so important to the U.S. and Soviet Union during the 60's ?

Question 17 17. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

Question 18 18. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 19 19. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 20 20. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

Question 22 22. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 23 23. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 24 24. What was the term used to describe the fear of communist subversion and where did it begin?

Question 25 25. How did President Kennedy's flexible response notion of foreign policy impact the containment policy?

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Question 26 26. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

Question 27 27. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 28 28. Why did Eisenhower pass the National Defense Education Act of 1958?

Question 29 29. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 30 30. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

NY Regents - Cold War & Activism in America: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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