Post-War World (1946-1959) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 2 2. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

Question 3 3. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 5 5. Which of the following actions is Japan NOT allowed to do by Article 9 of their constitution?

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Question 6 6. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

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

Question 8 8. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 9 9. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

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

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

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. The Marshall Plan was in effect between:

Question 14 14. Who popularized the term 'Iron Curtain' as a reference to the Soviet-backed states in Eastern Europe?

Question 15 15. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

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Question 16 16. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Question 17 17. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 18 18. Which of the following countries was NOT 'behind the Iron Curtain'?

Question 19 19. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

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Question 21 21. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 22 22. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 23 23. How did Operation Vittles impact the Berlin blockade?

Question 24 24. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 25 25. The 'Red Scare' was a period of time roughly between 1947-1953 in which Americans experienced a heightened fear over what?

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Question 26 26. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

Question 27 27. How did Joseph Stalin take control of Eastern Europe after World War II?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. What was the reason for the conflict regarding the forming of an independent Korea after WWII?

Question 30 30. Why was Korea originally divided on the 38th parallel?

Post-War World (1946-1959) Chapter Exam Instructions

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