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Post-War and the Cold War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 2 2. How did President Truman try to eliminate communism affecting the employees within the federal government?

Question 3 3. McCarthyism (and its questionable tactics) was first nationally questioned under which federal trial?

Question 4 4. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 5 5. Who assassinated President Kennedy?

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

Question 7 7. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

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

Question 9 9. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 10 10. What is a conspiracy?

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Question 11 11. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 12 12. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 13 13. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 15 15. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

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Question 16 16. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 17 17. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 18 18. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 19 19. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 20 20. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is NOT a result of Kennedy's death?

Question 22 22. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

Question 23 23. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 24 24. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 25 25. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

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Question 26 26. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

Question 27 27. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 28 28. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

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

Question 30 30. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Post-War and the Cold War 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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