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Which statement about American support for World War II is true?
The support for the war unified Americans across regional, national, and class divisions.
Italian-American scientist Enrico Fermi led the project that:
developed the atomic bomb for the United States
FDR's issuance of Executive Order 8802:
banned racial discrimination in employment for defense industries
After the fall of Mussolini:
bitter fighting for the control of Italy took place between the Allies and Germany
Which statement about the Holocaust is NOT true?
Jews and Poles were the only people killed in Nazi death camps.
One of the main reasons behind Harry Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb was:
American officials believed the Japanese would fight up to the point of annihilation.
Civil rights reforms enacted by the Truman administration included:
desegregation of the armed forces
The main purpose of the Truman Doctrine was to:
use U.S. economic power to help free nations resist subversion or aggression
A major effect of the Marshall Plan was:
a strengthening of the economic relationship between the United States and western Europe
Due to fear of Soviet expansionism, the U.S. policy in Japan:
encouraged Japanese loyalty by nurturing its economic recovery
The United States and other Western nations responded to the Berlin blockade by:
airlifting supplies into the isolated city
Truman's six prong defense strategy included all of the following except:
the Interstate Highway and Defense Act
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization:
solidified ties between the United States and its western European allies
In the period 1946-1954, fears of communism were fueld by all of the following EXCEPT:
the Soviet installation of nuclear weapons in Cuba
Which statement about the role of possible atomic war in the 1950s is NOT true?
The United States-U.S.S.R. rivalry did not threaten the safety of western Europe
The content of National Security Council Paper 68 argued that:
military solutions should be encouraged to contain communism
Long-range effects of NSC-68 included all of the following EXCEPT:
it provided American leaders with a better understanding of local nationalist movements
All of the following statements about the Second Red Scare are true EXCEPT:
Democrats used the scare to discredit Dwight Eisenhower's political coalition
One of the most provocative activities of the House Committee on Un-American Activities was to investigate alleged communism in:
the film industry
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
were convicted and electrocuted for passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union
Situation-comedy television shows of the 1950s portrayed American families as:
white, polite, and happy
Effects of the Soviet Union's launching of Sputnik included all of the following EXCEPT:
many Americans believed that Sputnik's inferior quality revealed American superiority
In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that:
segregation in public schools was unconstitutional
In Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957:
federal troops ensured the safety of black students from angry white mobs
Methods used by blacks in winning the Montgomery bus strike included:
the use of car pools despite police harassment
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