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Post-War World (1946-1959) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 2 2. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 3 3. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

Question 4 4. How did Joseph Stalin take control of Eastern Europe after World War II?

Question 5 5. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

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Question 6 6. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 7 7. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 9 9. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 10 10. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

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Question 11 11. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 12 12. How was Douglas MacArthur's supervision of Japan during the time of the occupation conducted in comparison to the way it was originally conceived?

Question 13 13. Which of the following countries was NOT 'behind the Iron Curtain'?

Question 14 14. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

Question 15 15. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

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Question 16 16. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

Question 17 17. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Question 18 18. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 19 19. What was the reason for the conflict regarding the forming of an independent Korea after WWII?

Question 20 20. Why was Korea originally divided on the 38th parallel?

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Question 21 21. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 22 22. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 23 23. What was the codename for the Berlin Airlift?

Question 24 24. Which of the following actions is Japan NOT allowed to do by Article 9 of their constitution?

Question 25 25. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

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Question 26 26. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 27 27. The Marshall Plan was in effect between:

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 29 29. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 30 30. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

Post-War World (1946-1959) Lesson Plans 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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