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TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 2 2. How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand affect World War One?

Question 3 3. What was the Final Solution?

Question 4 4. Which was not a group targeted by the Nazis?

Question 5 5. What was Kristallnacht?

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Question 6 6. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

Question 7 7. Which of these was NOT a result of the computer revolution of the late 20th century?

Question 8 8. What are the dates of the holocaust?

Question 9 9. Which statement best describes the role of contemporary history?

Question 10 10. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

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Question 11 11. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

Question 12 12. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 13 13. Why did Britain and France enter World War II?

Question 14 14. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 15 15. What was the Iron Curtain?

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Question 16 16. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 17 17. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

Question 18 18. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 19 19. How is Imperialism different from Nationalism?

Question 20 20.

Which nations became the world's 'superpowers' after 1945?

I. Great Britain

II. Soviet Union

III. Germany

IV. France

V. United States

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Question 21 21. What date is synonymous with the beginning of the Great Depression?

Question 22 22. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

Question 23 23. Which action prompted the United States to enter World War II?

Question 24 24. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 25 25. The Acronym MAIN, referring to the main causes leading to World War I, stands for _____.

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Question 26 26. Which is an accurate statement about the world since 1945?

Question 27 27. The three presidents of the 1920s, President's Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, were known as which of the following?

Question 28 28. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 29 29. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 30 30. The United States' lengthiest economic downturn was known as which of the following?

TExES Core Subjects 4-8: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam Instructions

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