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the signatories of the five power treaty at the Washington Conference in 1921 agreed to limit the size of their
The good neighbor policy promised latin american countries
a cooperative, rather than paternalistic, relationship with the United States
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
George Kennan's containment policy proposed
american vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies
Truman's handling of the Berlin blockade
was an important factor in his victory in the election of 1948
the great economic growth of the late '40s and early '50s resulted from
great consumer demand and heavy defense spending
according to the social critic C. Wright Mills, the real villain in American Society in the 1950s was
in congress, which one of the following democrats did president Eisenhower have to work most closely with during the 1950s?
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
why did kennedy support the Bay of Pigs invasion?
he believed it would thwart the aims of the Soviet Union
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
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
which of the following was the greatest casualty of the watergate scandal
public confidence in the political system
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
in the presidential election of 1992, which one of the following was not a candidate for president of the United States
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
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