U.S. Foreign Policy since World War II Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This man was the Soviet leader during the Cuban Missile Crisis and a major element in the escalation of tensions between the USSR and the US:

Question 2 2. How did the U.S. discover Soviet-made missiles in Cuba, in 1962?

Question 3 3. Which of the following best describes how the Cuban Missile Crisis was resolved?

Question 4 4. Which example below illustrates a reason why Iranians were upset with the Shah?

Question 5 5. Which natural resource was produced by Iran and served as a foundation for the close relationship between the United States and Iran dating to the 1950s?

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Question 6 6. The U.S. Embassy in _______ was stormed on November 4, 1979, and more than 60 people were taken hostage.

Question 7 7. Which agreement resulted in the cease-fire of the Korean War?

Question 8 8. The division between North and South Korea follows the:

Question 9 9. Which president fired General Douglas MacArthur?

Question 10 10. What of the following was NOT a major challenge that Coalition forces faced after the initial offensives in Afghanistan?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was NOT a part of the attacks on Afghanistan in late 2001?

Question 12 12. What group was in control of Afghanistan prior to the 9/11 attacks?

Question 13 13. Which military tactics did President Nixon employ against North Vietnam and its adherents?

Question 14 14. Why did Nixon engage in triangular diplomacy?

Question 15 15. How was Détente an important factor in Nixon's time in office?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Iraq War?

Question 17 17. Which year did the Iraq war begin?

Question 18 18. The War on Terror was a response by President George W. Bush to which major event?

Question 19 19. Following the Camp David Accords, why did Carter make a personal visit to Egypt and Israel in March 1979?

Question 20 20. For their respective role in the treaty, what award did Begin and Sadat receive?

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Question 21 21. How many treaties made up the Camp David Accords?

Question 22 22. The conflict in Vietnam is comparable to which of the following conflicts?

Question 23 23. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 24 24. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 25 25. What was the first reaction by the US to the Iraq invasion of Kuwait?

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Question 26 26. Who was the military leader in charge of the US-led coalition?

Question 27 27. Who was the president of Iraq during the Persian Gulf War?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best describes President Kennedy's actions after discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba in 1962?

Question 29 29. On which day were the hostages finally released from their 444 days of captivity?

Question 30 30. In which important battle did U.N. forces hold out against North Korean advances at the southeastern tip of the peninsula?

U.S. Foreign Policy since World War II Chapter Exam Instructions

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