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Post-War America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 2 2. Baby Boomers are a designated group of people who were born between 1946 and this year:

Question 3 3. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 4 4. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 5 5. As Boomers age, about how many people will turn 65 years of age every day between 2015 and 2029?

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Question 6 6. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 7 7. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 8 8. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

Question 9 9. The rise of suburban living occurred during which decade?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

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Question 11 11. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 12 12. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 13 13. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 14 14. By the time the baby boom was over, there were 76.4 million people born that comprised what fraction of the U.S. population?

Question 15 15. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

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Question 16 16. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 18 18. All of the following are considered characteristics of Baby Boomers, except:

Question 19 19. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 20 20. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Post-War America Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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