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The Cold War (1950-1973) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which country was the implementation of NSC-68 tested?

Question 2 2. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 3 3. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 4 4. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 5 5. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

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Question 6 6. How did Congress work to investigate alleged communist supporters?

Question 7 7. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

Question 9 9. McCarthyism (and its questionable tactics) was first nationally questioned under which federal trial?

Question 10 10. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

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Question 11 11. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 12 12. How did the Red Scare affect the lives of everyday Americans?

Question 13 13. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 14 14. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was NOT an economic plan for defeating the Soviet Union?

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Question 16 16. Who did Joseph McCarthy NOT accuse of being a suspected communist?

Question 17 17. The Cold War was a period of tension between the United States and Soviet Union. Which of the following did this period encompass?

Question 18 18. Why was the National Security Act of 1947 primarily created?

Question 19 19. Why did Eisenhower pass the National Defense Education Act of 1958?

Question 20 20. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

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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. How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?

Question 23 23. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

Question 24 24. What was the term used to describe the fear of communist subversion and where did it begin?

Question 25 25. How did activities in Berlin in 1961 affect the Cold War?

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Question 26 26. Why did Congress enact the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947?

Question 27 27. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 28 28. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 29 29. Why is the Potsdam conference linked to the start of the Cold War?

Question 30 30. What was the prominent preparedness film that was produced during the Cold War era?

The Cold War (1950-1973) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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