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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


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


Dictator of fascist italy


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


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


represented a departure from traditional American isolationism


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


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


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

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