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U.S. History Semester Test 2 Test

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  1. Winston Churchill
  2. Nagasaki
  3. Imperialism
  4. Gerald Ford
  5. NAACP (National Organization for the Advancement of Colored People)
  1. a The leader of Great Britain during WWII; famous for the iron curtain speech.
  2. b The policy in which stronger nations extend their economic, political, or military control over weaker territories.
  3. c An African American organization that in 1906, called for the full equality of black Americans.
  4. d Took office after the resignation of Richard Nixon, he declared, "Our long national nightmare is over."
  5. e A second site, this city in Japan was also destroyed by an atomic bomb.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A moral position taken by an individual in which he opposes war on religious grounds and refuses induction into the military.
  2. She was a labor activist that took up the plight of women in the work world in the late 1800s.
  3. He founded Standard Oil Co. when he bought out many competitors.
  4. The 7,000-page document that, when leaked to the public, revealed the U.S. government had not been honest about its intentions in the Vietnam War.
  5. This inventor, utilizing electricity, made the first useable light bulb. He is noted for many other inventions as well.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ReparationsThis term refers to the payment of 33 billion dollars Germany would need to pay as part of the treaty which ended WWI.


  2. Progressive MovementA reform movement of the late 1800s that stressed returning control of the government to the people, restoring economic opportunities, and correcting the injustices of American life.


  3. Silent MajorityModerate, mainstream Americans who quietly supported the President's strategy.


  4. Warren CourtThe Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren that dealt many important rulings.


  5. ProhibitionThe banning of alcoholic beverages in the 1920s.


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