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OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: U.S. Politics Post-WWII Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which year did President George W. Bush order a surge of new troops and funding for the Iraq War?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Gulf War?

Question 3 3. Which world power fought in Afghanistan during the 1980s?

Question 4 4. What was the code name for the coalition build up in Saudi Arabia in late 1990?

Question 5 5. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

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Question 6 6. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

Question 7 7. What year did the Soviet Union dissolve?

Question 8 8. As of 2015, _____ is a terrorist-supporting quasi-state attempting to carve out a caliphate in the Middle East.

Question 9 9. What was the prominent preparedness film that was produced during the Cold War era?

Question 10 10. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was NOT a part of the attacks on Afghanistan in late 2001?

Question 12 12. Which Soviet leader introduced the reforms of glasnost and perestroika?

Question 13 13. Why did Saddam Hussein invade Kuwait?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was the codename used for the aerial attacks against Iraq?

Question 15 15. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

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Question 16 16. Jill lives in a country that was one of the first to industrialize. The economy is capital intensive and advanced technologically. Her country is considered a _____ country.

Question 17 17. The coalition of communist countries in Eastern Europe is called:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is characteristic of higher income countries?

Question 19 19. In which year did President Barack Obama withdraw American combat troops from Iraq?

Question 20 20. Which 'doctrine' is most associated with containment policy?

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Question 21 21. How did the Red Scare affect the lives of everyday Americans?

Question 22 22. Global stratification is _____

Question 23 23. Which Soviet communist leader promoted the idea that communist nations should safeguard against reform not only domestically but in other communist countries?

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

Question 25 25. How did President Truman try to eliminate communism affecting the employees within the federal government?

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Question 26 26. The first American combat troops landed in Da Nang, South Vietnam on March 8, 1965. This affected the war by _____

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes the outcome of the war between Communist North Vietnam and US-backed South Vietnam?

Question 28 28. Sputnik I is most associated with:

Question 29 29. Which is NOT true of American-Soviet relations during the Cold War?

Question 30 30. What of the following was NOT a major challenge that Coalition forces faced after the initial offensives in Afghanistan?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: U.S. Politics Post-WWII Chapter Exam Instructions

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