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APUSH 28-31 Test

1)the fundamental disagreement at the beginning of the cold war involved the question of
who would control post war Europe
2) overall the marshall plan
generated a broad industrial recovery in western Europe
3) As secretary of state George C Marshall relied heavily on the talents of
George Frost Kennan
4) At the _______ conference victorious allied powers decided to take reparations for their own occupation zones in Germany
5) A significant aspect of the american response to the communist triumph in China was its
b. decision to focus on Japan as the major Asian ally
6) The Truman doctrine was aimed at preventing which of the following countries from falling under Soviet control
none of the above
7) the defense policy statement known as NSC-687. the defense policy statement known as NSC-68
a. advocated a massive expansion of the American military
8) During the Korean war, General Mac Author
clashed with truman and advocated bombing china
9) ______eventually ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin in 1949
b. a massive airlift
10) Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
b) were executed for passing American atomic secrets to the Soviet Union
11) The north atlantic treaty organization
b) represented a departure form traditional American isolationism.
12) As a result of the cold war military reforms, the dominant branch of the american armed forces became
e) Air Force
13) George Kennan's "containment" policy proposed
c) American vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies
14) which of the following individuals is incorrectly matched with his foreign policy activities
d) Dean Acheson-US invasion of Cuba
15) The leading figure of the red scare of the early 1950s was
e) Joseph McCarthy
16) since govenor ______defied the supreme court orders for intergration. president Eisenhower called out the national guard to enforce the desegergation of the _____ public schools
c) Orville Faubus, Little Rock
17) President Harry Truman's domestic program was known as the
fair deal
18) As a result of Brown v Board of Education of Topeka
a) The slow process of desegregating schools began
19) Peoples attitudes toward organized religion in the 1950s was
incredibly positive and religious affiliation boomed
20) Over all the Eisenhower years could be characterized as
highly turbulent
21) The 1950s in America were characterized by
e. a new affluence and economic growth
22) the National Defense Education Act was passed in response to
a. the discovery that the Soviets had nuclear weapons
23)the individual who invented the concept of mass construction of suburban homes was
b. William Levitt
24) the greatest economic growth of the late 1940s and early 1950s resulted from
c. great consumer demand and heavy defense spending
25) the one significant legislative achievement of the Eisenhower years was the
a. Highway Act pf 1956
26) the author of the trend setting best seller BABY AND CHILD CARE (1946) was
B. Benjamin Spock
27) with respect to the new deal, Eisenhower
b) maintained its welfare programs but limited their expansion
28) In its decision in Brown v Board of Topeka, the supreme court
a) Declared separate educational facilities to be inherently unequal
29) the organization founded by Martin Luther King Jr to promote civil rights was the
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
30) According to the social critic C Wright Mills, the real villain in america in the 1950s was
a) Corporation
31) Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the cuban missile crisis
d) De-escalation of the arms race
32) the ______gave president Lyndon Johnson authority to take all necessary measure to repel any armed attack against forces of the united states in southern asia
d) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
33) crucial to JFKs victory in the election of 1960 was his
success in televised debates against nixon
34) the man selected to serve as secretary of defense by JFK was
robert mcNamera
35) what was the main focus of Nixons presidency
foreign policy
36) the soviet leader with whom Eisenhower and JFK delt with was
nikita khrushchev
37) the turning point in the Vietnam war for us public opinion was
tet offensive
38) the civil rights act of 1964
all of the above
39) in_____the supreme court ruled against state legislatures had to be re-proportioned
baker v carr
40) Lyndon johnsons domestic program package was called
b) Great Society
41) the foreign policy of lyndon johnson
b) included rise of troops in vietnam
42) jfks plan to balance out nuclear capability with convetional military strength was known as
a) flexible response
43) the foreign policy problem that eventually forced lyndon johnson out of politics was
a) vietnam
44)jfk played down civil rights legislation because he
b) feared alienation of southern democrats
45) the nickname for jfks presidential administration is
e) new frontier
46) which of the following groups sponsored the freedom rides
47) the committee that planned nixons reelection in 1972 was
48) gerald ford
d) endorsed control over federal strip mining
49) the greatest economic challenge faced by the nixon administration involved
d) dramatic oil price increase
50) the most serious consequence of the 1970s oil shock was
d) inflation throughout America
51) nixons program to improve relations with the soviet union was known as
a) Detente
52) the 1973 north vietnam agreement
a) limited North Vietnamese control of South Vietnam
53) in the election of 1976 jimmy carter defeated
a) Gerald Ford
54) the international organization most responsible for raising petroleum prices in the 70s was
55) the SALT treaties involved
e) reductions in the number of offensive ballistic missiles
56) the watergate scandal
e) uncovered vast corruption in the U.S Congress
57) which of the following serves as Nixons national security advisor
b) Henry Kissinger
58) why was there growing inflation during the nixon administration
e) Vietnam War had increased the federal deficit
59) in 1979 resolutions in _____ took us diplomats hostage
60) nixons vp was