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Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The Cold War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 2 2. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 3 3. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 5 5. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

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Question 6 6. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 7 7. How many voting amendments are a part of the United States Constitution?

Question 8 8. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 9 9. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

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Question 11 11. The election of 1972 had the highest voter turnout to date. What election had the second highest voter turnout?

Question 12 12. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 13 13. Which two countries were subject to covert bombing under Operation Menu?

Question 14 14. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 15 15. At what university were four unarmed Vietnam War protesters shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard?

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Question 16 16. How did activities in Berlin in 1961 affect the Cold War?

Question 17 17. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 18 18. Why was President Kennedy assassinated?

Question 19 19. Young adults during the late 1960s and early 1970s who challenged traditional values were considered:

Question 20 20. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

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Question 21 21. How did President Truman try to eliminate communism affecting the employees within the federal government?

Question 22 22. What was the prominent preparedness film that was produced during the Cold War era?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT true?

Question 25 25. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

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Question 26 26. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 27 27. How long did it take for three-fourths of the states to ratify the 26th Amendment?

Question 28 28. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 29 29. McCarthyism (and its questionable tactics) was first nationally questioned under which federal trial?

Question 30 30. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The Cold War Chapter Exam Instructions

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