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Praxis Middle School Social Studies: America in World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How can you summarize the Atlantic Charter?

Question 2 2. How did American entry into WW2 impact the life of everyday Americans?

Question 3 3. Which president signed the bill that authorized reparations?

Question 4 4. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

Question 5 5.

In what ways did Hitler violate the Treaty of Versailles?

I. Invading Ethiopia

II. Militarizing the Rhineland

III. Signing military alliances

IV. Seizing the Sudetenland

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Question 6 6. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 7 7. What was the Final Solution?

Question 8 8. Though Japan had invaded _____ earlier, they did not attack the United States until _____?

Question 9 9. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 10 10. Which action prompted the United States to enter WWII?

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Question 11 11. Why was Gen MacArthurs abandonment of the Philippines significant?

Question 12 12. What is an Executive Order?

Question 13 13. What was NOT an element of the 1988 law that provided reparations?

Question 14 14. Who directed the Manhattan Project?

Question 15 15. Following the Battle of Midway, the United States and its allies adopted a strategy of island hopping. How did Japanese military commanders, soldiers and pilots respond to that strategy?

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Question 16 16. Which nations made up the Axis powers throughout most of WWII?

Question 17 17. Before Pearl Harbor, what did the moderate interventionists think America should do?

Question 18 18. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 19 19. Which of the following events prompted the state of undeclared war that existed between the United States and Japan?

Question 20 20. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

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Question 21 21. In WWII, how were civil liberties violated by the U.S. government?

Question 22 22. Who led the American delegation at Potsdam near the end of World War II?

Question 23 23. Why was the North Atlantic Treaty Organization established?

Question 24 24. On what issue did Stalin NOT see eye to eye with the leaders of the U.S. and Great Britain?

Question 25 25. What is a dark horse?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements concerning the German invasion of the Soviet Union is NOT true?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 29 29. When was V-J Day in America?

Question 30 30. How did the Truman Doctrine impact containment policy?

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: America in World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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