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TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor?

Question 2 2. What was the Cold War?

Question 3 3. How did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand affect World War One?

Question 4 4. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 5 5. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

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Question 6 6. What was the Final Solution?

Question 7 7. Which statement best describes the role of contemporary history?

Question 8 8. The three presidents of the 1920s, President's Harding, Coolidge and Hoover, were known as which of the following?

Question 9 9. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 10 10. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

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Question 11 11. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 12 12. Which sentence appropriately summarizes the situation between North and South Korea today?

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

Question 14 14. Which is an accurate statement about the world since 1945?

Question 15 15. Which of the following twentieth century events contributed to the way South Africa frames its contemporary history?

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Question 16 16. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was _____.

Question 17 17. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

Question 18 18. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 19 19. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 20 20. What are the dates of the holocaust?

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Question 21 21. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

Question 22 22. Which of the following contributed most profoundly to the way science is historicized in the twentieth century?

Question 23 23. How is Imperialism different from Nationalism?

Question 24 24. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were shot by:

Question 25 25. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

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Question 26 26. Which of these was NOT a result of the computer revolution of the late 20th century?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

Question 28 28. Which historian is credited with providing the philosophy to support the writing of contemporary history?

Question 29 29. What date is synonymous with the beginning of the Great Depression?

Question 30 30. Based on the examples offered in this lesson, which of the following factors most greatly contributed to the contemporary history of non-western societies?

TExES Core Subjects EC-6: Overview of the 20th Century Chapter Exam Instructions

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