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the supporters of the Kellog-Briand Pact hoped to
initiate the process toward the outlawing of war
The Clark memorandum of 1930
repudiated the roosevelt corollary to the monroe doctrine
the signatories of the five power treaty at the Washington Conference in 1921 agreed to limit the size of their
navies
The good neighbor policy promised latin american countries
a cooperative, rather than paternalistic, relationship with the United States
In 1931, the illusion of peace was shattered by the japanese invasion of
Manchuria
Dictator of fascist italy
Mussolini
Britain and France responded to initial German aggression
by attempting to appease Hitler
with the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, FDR
declared American neutrality
the Lend-Lease Act of 1941
ensured the British easier access to american war supplies
The American fleet at Pearl Harbor was caught by surprise when Japan attacked because
of human miscalculations and mistakes
the fundamental disagreement at the beginning of the Cold War involved the question of
who would control postwar Europe
the USSR first learned of the American Atomic bomb
through the use of espionage
George Kennan's containment policy proposed
american vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies
the Truman doctrine was developed as a response to problems in
Greece
the Truman doctrine
marked an informal declaration of war against the USSR
The Marshall plan proposed
the infusion of massive amounts of American capital in Western Europe
overall, the marshal plan
generated a broad industrial recovery in Western Europe
NATO
represented a departure from traditional American isolationism
NATO
intensified Soviet fears of the West
Truman's handling of the Berlin blockade
was an important factor in his victory in the election of 1948
the individual who invented the concept of mass construction of suburban homes was
William Levitt
the great economic growth of the late '40s and early '50s resulted from
great consumer demand and heavy defense spending
the new american suburbs of the 1950s
showed a surprising occupational diversity among inhabitants
according to the social critic C. Wright Mills, the real villain in American Society in the 1950s was
the corporation
the launching of the Soviet Sputnik in 1957
led to a massive reformation in American education
president Harry Truman's domestic program was known as the
Fair Deal
eisenhower's legislative record could be characterized as
very modest
in congress, which one of the following democrats did president Eisenhower have to work most closely with during the 1950s?
Sam Rayburn
the one significant legislative achievement of the Eisenhower years was the
Highway act of 1956
in its decision in Brown v. Board of education of Topeka, the supreme court
declared separate education facilities to be inherently unequal
critical to JFK's victory in the election of 1960 was his
success in televised debates against Richard Nixon
JFK's plan to balance out nuclear capability with conventional military strength was known as
flexible response
the building of the Berlin Wall in 1961
was meant to keep east germans from migrating to the west
kennedy's FP approach to latin america was known as the
alliance for progress
why did kennedy support the Bay of Pigs invasion?
he believed it would thwart the aims of the Soviet Union
one result of the Cuban missile crisis was the
"hot-line"
American foreign policy hawks believed that the outcome of the Cuban missile crisis
justified a policy of nuclear superiority
in the _______ decision, the supreme court ruled that state legislatures had to be reapportioned
Baker vs. Carr
the Civil Rights Act of 1964
all of the above
LBJ sought the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
to demonstrate to the North Vietnamese and his political opponents his determination to take a tough stance in Vietnam
the 1973 United States-North Vietnam agreement
was actually a disguised U.S. surrender
the watergate scandal
demonstrated the strength of America's basic governmental institutions
which of the following was the greatest casualty of the watergate scandal
public confidence in the political system
the most grave consequence of the 1970s oil shock was
inflation throughout America
the women's movement
grew out of the civil rights and antiwar movements
the birth of the gay liberation movement was
at the Stonewall Inn
Reaganomics was a form of
supply-side economics
Apparently ____ knew of the Iran-Contra affair before November 1986
Oliver North, William Casey, John Poindexter, Robert McFarlane
in responding to the burgeoning AIDS epidemic, the Reagan administration
proved slow and halting in its approach
Mikhail Gorbachev's new policy included
perestroika and glasnost
by the late 1990s, AARP represented approximately ____ million americans
30
Asian americans
have not found assimilation easy
in the presidential election of 1992, which one of the following was not a candidate for president of the United States
Sam Nunn
In 1991, Bush replaced Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall with
Clarence Thomas
the woman who accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment was
Anita Hill
no economic issue had more political impact by 1992 than the
widespread belief in the decline of the middle class
the most controversial proposal of Bill Clinton's administration was
the proposal to end discrimination against gays in the military
the consumer advocate who ran for president in 2000 with the Green Party was
Ralph Nader
the special prosecuter appointed to investigate Whitewater and the Lewinsky scandal
Kenneth Starr
lead Republican proponent of the Contract with America
Newt Gingrich