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Post-War World (1946-1959): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 3 3. What was the reason for the conflict regarding the forming of an independent Korea after WWII?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

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

Question 7 7. What was the codename for the Berlin Airlift?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 9 9. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

Question 10 10. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

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Question 11 11. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

Question 12 12. How did Joseph Stalin take control of Eastern Europe after World War II?

Question 13 13. Which of the following actions is Japan NOT allowed to do by Article 9 of their constitution?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following countries was NOT 'behind the Iron Curtain'?

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Question 16 16. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 17 17. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 18 18. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 19 19. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 20 20. The Marshall Plan was in effect between:

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Question 21 21. Why did the U.S. get involved in Vietnam?

Question 22 22. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 23 23. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

Question 24 24. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 25 25. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

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Question 26 26. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 27 27. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

Question 28 28. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 29 29. Why was Korea originally divided on the 38th parallel?

Question 30 30. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Post-War World (1946-1959): Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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