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WEST History: The US & the Cold War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who were the two combatants in the Korean War, and who were their allies?

Question 2 2. What American foreign policy was derived from the interpretations of traditionalists?

Question 3 3. American involvement in Vietnam spanned over the course of how many years?

Question 4 4. How did Senator Joseph McCarthy work to rid the United States of communism?

Question 5 5. Which revisionists believed that the United States sparked the Cold War as a result of its imperialism and greed?

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Question 6 6. President Kennedy's strategy during the Vietnam War included which of the following?

Question 7 7. Why was President Kennedy's Cold War foreign policy called New Frontier?

Question 8 8. Why was 1963 such a pivotal year in Vietnam for the United States?

Question 9 9. How did the Watkins Committee attempt to end McCarthy's witch hunt?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT a school of thought within the history of the Cold War?

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Question 11 11. How did the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution influence the authority of President Johnson?

Question 12 12. How did John F. Kennedy work to fight communism during his brief presidency?

Question 13 13. How did activities in Berlin in 1961 affect the Cold War?

Question 14 14. How did President Kennedy's flexible response notion of foreign policy impact the containment policy?

Question 15 15. Which country invaded first during the Korean War?

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Question 16 16. How did General MacArthur's ideas about the Korean War differ from President Truman's?

Question 17 17. President Kennedy's battle with Cold War realities ended due to which of these events?

Question 18 18. What concepts are associated with Post-revision interpretations?

Question 19 19. Which author's work, American Diplomacy, 1900-1950, was attributed to the beginning of the realism school of thought?

Question 20 20. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

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Question 21 21. During the Cold War era, the _____ called for U.S. assistance to help nations threatened with aggression by another country.

Question 22 22. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

Question 23 23. Who was the leader of the Viet Minh during the First Indochina War and, eventually, during the Vietnam War?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT a component of Eisenhower's New Look policy in relation to the Cold War?

Question 25 25. Who did Joseph McCarthy NOT accuse of being a suspected communist?

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Question 26 26. The foremost goal of the United States during the Korean War was which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was NOT a nation in which the U.S. battled communism during the Cold War?

Question 28 28. What was the term used to describe the fear of communist subversion and where did it begin?

Question 29 29. Who was the first individual to be supported by the United States as the leader of South Vietnam?

Question 30 30. How did Eisenhower feel about the military-industrial complex?

WEST History: The US & the Cold War Chapter Exam Instructions

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