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History Test

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. While ostensibly investing American entry into World War I, the Nye Committee led Congress to pass a series of neutrality acts to prevent US involvement in war during the 1930s
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President Franklin Roosevelt created the Fair Employment Practices Commission in 1941 after Philip Rudolph threatened a mass march on Washington DC
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President Eisenhower's civil rights belief opposed the integration by judicial decree and did little to promote civil rights beyond the legal requirements.
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Rock and Roll music drew heavily from African American Traditions (rhythm and blues)
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Brown v. Board of Education
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President Eisenhower's civil rights belief opposed the integration by judicial decree and did little to promote civil rights beyond the legal requirements.
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In calling for Black Power, Stokely Carmichael expressed the view that blacks should reject integration and assert their racial pride and independence
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The writings of Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg criticized the materialism and conformity of the 1950s
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In terms of goals, the Great Society of Lyndon Johnson hoped to expand reforms of New/Fair deals.
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In 1948, the Democrats' support for a civil rights plank in their platform was the tatlyst for the formation of the States' Rights, or "Dixiecrat" party.
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Organized labor opposed the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947 because it abolished the closed shop.
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The issue that split the Democrats was over the Progressive Civil Rights Platform
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The position taken by President Harry Truman in the post-war era that became the Truman Doctrine was known as containment (a policy that preventted communism from spreading further
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The Highway Act of 1956
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The Supreme Court in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision declared that Racial segregation in public schools was a denial of the equal protection of laws.
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The Marshall Plan
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The statement passed by Congress in 1957, came to be known as Approval of Eisenhower Doctrine
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In his sociological study, The Levittowners, about a planned suburb in New York, Herbert Gans found a local society characterized by..."[quote]"...His description of suburban society is most reminiscent of The State Department had been infiltrated by Communist spies
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Jack Kerouac's On the Road and The Dharma Bums articulated the ideals of The Beat Generation
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Each of the following actively sought to expose communist sympathizers within the United States after WWII, EXCEPT Alger Hiss.
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The 1947 grant of $400 million in aid to Greece and Turkey was in accordance with the Truman Doctrine
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The US entry into NATO was a Cold War measure met with the resistance in Congress
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In the 1950's, all of the following resulted in long-term social changes EXCEPT the shift from permissiveness to more traditional practices of child-rearing
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The Truman Doctrine was issued in support of "free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressure." Truman was interested in (Greece or Turkey)
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(European suburban development patterns) DID NOT contribute to the growth of suburbia after World War II.
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In the final analysis, the MOST significant result of the Korean War was that it brought about massive American rearmament (made more weapons)
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In the final analysis, the MOST significant result of the Korean War was that it brought about massive American rearmament (made more weapons)
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The supporters of the Kellogg-Briand Pact hoped to initiate the process toward the outlawing of war.
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The signatories of the Five Power Treaty at the Washington Conference in 1921 agreed to limit the size of their Navies
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The Good Neighbor Policy promised Latin American countries a cooperative, rather than paternalistic, relationship with the US
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In 1931, the illusion of peace was shattered by the Japanese invasion of Manchuria
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The United States' response to Japan's invasion of Manchuria was (The US stated the invasion of Manchuria not a threat to US interest)
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The anti-Comintern pact completed in 1937 included (Japan, Germany, Italy)
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Soviet bitterness toward the United States immediately after World War was primarily a result of U.S. Refusal to provide economic aid to USSR
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The Soviet Union first learned of the American atomic bomb: Through the use of espionage
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George Kennan's "containment" policy proposed a long-term neutrality for the United States with American Vigilance regarding Soviet expansionist tendencies
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The Truman Doctrine was developed as a response to problems in: Greece
In 1954, what was the first test of Eisenhower's new policy to contain Chinese Communism?
The Formosa Straits
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When the Soviet Union shot down a United States spy plane in 1960, the event became known as the U-2 Crisis
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As an employee of the US Department of State in the late 1940s, George Kennan believed firmly that: American Foreign policy should be left to the experts
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The Marshall Plan proposed The infusion of massive amounts of American Capital in Western Europe
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Overall, the Marshall Plan resulted in generating a broad industrial recovery in Western Europe
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Americans were forbidden from driving their cars on Tuesday, Thursdays and Sundays
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The most significant social trend in the postwar era in America was the flight to the suburbs
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the 1950s in America were characterized by a new affluence and economic good times
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Direct government aid to industrial development was NOT an important stimulus to American economic growth in the late 1940s and early 1950s
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The great economic growth of the late 1940s and early 1950s resulted from great sonsumer demand and heavy defense spending
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The economic abundance of the 1950's was not shared by older industries or farmers
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The new American suburbs of the 1950s showed a surprising occupational diversity among inhabitants
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. Critical to life in the suburbs in the 1950s was the automobile
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William Levitt invented the concept of mass construction of suburban homes
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Which of the following was true of American wives between 1940 and 1960? Increasingly required to take jobs outside home.