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Prentice Hall World History Chapter 20: Europe & North America (1945-Present) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Rachel Carson write 'Silent Spring'?

Question 2 2. What is the agreement made between the EEC and 18 African nations in 1963 known as?

Question 3 3. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

Question 4 4. Which of the following countries did NOT apply for EEC membership in the 1960s?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a barrier for e-commerce?

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Question 6 6. What EEC program led to greater wages for European farmers?

Question 7 7. Businesses use targeted marketing for all of the following reasons EXCEPT?

Question 8 8. Why were students who sought societal change called the 'New Left'?

Question 9 9. Why was the Stonewall Inn incident in 1969 significant?

Question 10 10. All of the following are ways information technology has changed and reshaped job design EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. When did the Soviet Union officially dissolve?

Question 12 12. Which of the following states did NOT become a member state of the EU in 2004?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of globalization?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

Question 15 15. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

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Question 16 16. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 17 17. According to the Good Friday Agreement, how can Northern Ireland reunite with Ireland?

Question 18 18. What characteristics made 'Generation X' Americans the 'me' or 'yuppie' generation?

Question 19 19. In 1982, President Reagan declared a 'War on Drugs.' Reagan's wife, Nancy Reagan, campaigned to end drug use on which of the following slogans?

Question 20 20. Who was upset when Britain remained in control of Northern Ireland? Why?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following issues did NOT contribute to the end of the 1960s counterculture?

Question 22 22. Movements like the Hippies stood against the American values established in the decade that followed _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following were accomplishments for women during the 1980s?

Question 24 24. Which Russian premier attempted to reinvigorate the Soviet economy and government through increased openness in the 1980s?

Question 25 25. What was the purpose for the introduction of perestroika by Soviet leader Gorbachev?

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Question 26 26. Under Stalin's rule the U.S.S.R. _____.

Question 27 27. Analyze how the 'Weathermen' student movement organization differed from the Students for a Democratic Society student movement.

Question 28 28. Which of the following Soviet policies allowed more freedom of the press?

Question 29 29. Which of the following locations was the first national park designated in the United States?

Question 30 30. All of the following were characteristic of 1960s countercultural movements EXCEPT _____.

Prentice Hall World History Chapter 20: Europe & North America (1945-Present) Chapter Exam Instructions

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