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Post-WWII World Cultures & Politics (1946-1959) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What party held domination over Mexico for most of the 20th century?

Question 2 2. How was the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 related to Cold War military strategy?

Question 3 3. Import Substitution Industrialization can be defined as:

Question 4 4. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 5 5. What was the reason for the conflict regarding the forming of an independent Korea after WWII?

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Question 6 6. Construction of the Berlin Wall began when?

Question 7 7. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 8 8. Prior to World War I, who was Latin America's largest trading partner?

Question 9 9. How did Joseph Stalin take control of Eastern Europe after World War II?

Question 10 10. The Marshall Plan was in effect between:

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. What U.S. government agency oversaw distribution of aid under the Marshall Plan?

Question 13 13. How did Haiti and the Dominican Republic differ from Brazil, Guatemala, and Nicaragua?

Question 14 14. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 15 15. Whose U.S.-backed Nicaraguan regime did the Sandinista fight to overthrow?

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Question 16 16. Why did the 'Iron Curtain' fall?

Question 17 17. How is Cuban history unique in Latin America?

Question 18 18. What factor helped lead to the PRI's domination of Mexico?

Question 19 19. What event triggered the Cuban Missile Crisis?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE about the fighting between Latin American groups during the post-World War II era?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following countries was NOT 'behind the Iron Curtain'?

Question 22 22. Why was Korea originally divided on the 38th parallel?

Question 23 23. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 24 24. Who did the United States support in post-World War II conflicts in Latin America? Why?

Question 25 25. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT true of the Berlin Airlift?

Question 27 27. Why did Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek meet in Cairo in 1943?

Question 28 28. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 29 29. What was the main goal of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

Question 30 30. Which of these communist presidents was ousted by U.S.-backed Guatemalan rebels?

Post-WWII World Cultures & Politics (1946-1959) Chapter Exam Instructions

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