5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Douglas MacArthur
- Battle of Britain
- James Doolittle
- George Marshall
- a United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
- b United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II
- c an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
- d Commanded the mission that dropped the first U.S. bombs on japan
- e the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it
5 Multiple choice questions
- the policy of pushing a dangerous situation to the brink of disaster (to the limits of safety)
- the German airforce
- This program attempted to separate rural peasants from Communist insurgents by creating "fortified villages". The idea backfired and led to a decrease in support for Diem's regime increasing the NLF's support in favor of communism.
- airlift in 1948 that supplied food and fuel to citizens of west Berlin when the Russians closed off land access to Berlin
- `, the American navy attacked islands held by the Japanese in the Pacific Ocean. The capture of each successive island from the Japanese brought the American navy closer to an invasion of Japan.
5 True/False questions
Dean Acheson → Region of Northeast Asia bounded by the Yalu River on the south and the Amur River on the east and north. (p. 354)
Selective Service and Training Act → after his speech announcing the trman doctrine the president established this to screen all federal employees.
United Nations → an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
cost-plus contracts → the government agreed to pay a company whatever it cost to make a product plus a guranteed percentage of the costs as a profit
Sputnik → an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security