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PLACE Elementary Education: US History from 1945 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 2 2. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 3 3. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 4 4. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 5 5. Which US President was a major leader of coalition forces during the Gulf War?

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Question 6 6. What was the code name for the coalition build up in Saudi Arabia in late 1990?

Question 7 7. What was the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Roe v. Wade in 1973?

Question 8 8. Why was the Stonewall Inn incident in 1969 significant?

Question 9 9. What group was in control of Afghanistan prior to the 9/11 attacks?

Question 10 10. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

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Question 11 11. How would you best describe the outcome of the Gulf War?

Question 12 12. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 13 13. What of the following was NOT a major challenge that Coalition forces faced after the initial offensives in Afghanistan?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a part of the attacks on Afghanistan in late 2001?

Question 15 15. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

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Question 16 16. What is the long term goal for the War in Afghanistan?

Question 17 17. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 18 18. Roughly how many Americans were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001?

Question 19 19. Why did Norma McCorvey choose Texas to have an abortion in 1969?

Question 20 20. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

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Question 21 21. In which year did President Barack Obama withdraw American combat troops from Iraq?

Question 22 22. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 23 23. Why did Rachel Carson write 'Silent Spring'?

Question 24 24. Which of the following violent events did the Civil Rights Movement face throughout the 1960s?

Question 25 25. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

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Question 26 26. Roe v. Wade (1973) was centered on what important issue?

Question 27 27. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 30 30. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

PLACE Elementary Education: US History from 1945 Chapter Exam Instructions

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