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American History Review Test 10 single answer 2B

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Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese
What major world event occurred on December 7, 1941?
Axis power
Japan, Italy
Allied power
Russia, Great Britain
neutral
Turkey, Spain
Dwight D. Eisenhower
-commander of United States troops in Europe during World War II
-landed troops in North Africa
Adolf Hitler
dictator of Germany
James H. Doolittle
leader of Tokyo bombing
Harry S. Truman
-president who decided to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
-president of the United States during the Korean War
Douglas MacArthur
-led military in the Pacific
-commander of United States ground forces in Korea
Conflict over communism eventually led to the invasion of South Korea
How did Cold War issues contribute to the Korean War
United States
During the Korean War, who sided with South Korea?
Paris
The signing of a peace treaty by North Vietnam, the Vietcong, South Vietnam, and the United States occurred in _____________on January 17, 1973.
20,000
How many United States troops were in Vietnam in 1964?
two years and ten months
How long had President Kennedy been in office when he was assassinated on November 22, 1963?
Alliance For Progress
-Which of Kennedy's programs was intended to provide funds for social programs and to help in promoting democratic institutions?
-Kennedy's program that signaled a shift in attitude of the United States toward Latin America was called the:
Poverty
President Johnson's program to create new jobs and to appropriate money to faltering economic areas was called War on ________________
Medicare
President Johnson's health insurance plan for the elderly became known as _________________.
Vietnam War
Trying to end the __________, some people believe President Johnson sacrificed his political career for the cause of peace
inflation
Ford's administration was plagued by what problem?
Nixon
An unpopular move by Ford was the pardoning of what president?
draft
President Carter pardoned all men that had run away from the ________________ during the Vietnam War.
Israel
Carter negotiated peace between Egypt and what other country?
Iraq
The Persian Gulf War was against ______________.
Republicans
Congress during Clinton's administration was controlled by the ______________.
Orchestrating the War in Iraq?
What was the most significant event of George W. Bush's presidency?
Germany's sinking of American supply ships
The event that led to United States involvement in World War I was:
a New Frontier
Kennedy won the presidency on the basis of his program for:
holding negotiations at the White House
Lyndon Johnson helped settle a potential railroad strike by:
New Federalism
Richard Nixon's plan for dismantling the Great Society programs was called:
all public school districts must end segregation
During Richard Nixon's administration, the Supreme Court made two desegregation rulings. One of them stated that:
the Environmental Protection Agency
Because of the concerns of the public about pollution, Richard Nixon established:
Richard Nixon
Watergate
Gerald Ford
pardoned Richard Nixon
John F. Kennedy
New Frontier
James E. Carter
-defeated Gerald Ford in 1976
-the hostages were held by Iran during the presidency of __________
-peanut farmer
Robert McNamara
Defense Department under President Kennedy
Syngman Rhee
head of the South Korean government
Lyndon Johnson
Great Society
Sir Walter Raleigh
organized the Roanoke Island Colony
Franklin Roosevelt
New Deal
James Monroe
said that countries should stay out of the affairs of other countries
the war was to be turned back over to the South Vietnamese
What did President Nixon's policy of Vietnamization mean for the United States?
He resigned from office
What happened to President Nixon after the Watergate scandal?
amnesty
forgive desertion
cruise missile
referred to B-1 bomber
Menachem Begin
treaty with Egypt
Anwar Sadat
president of Egypt
Bush
head of CIA
$400 billion
Savings and Loan bailout
budget debate
government shutdown, 1995
first shuttle
Columbia
environment
control of pollution
abortion
divisive issue
NAFTA
free trade
President Ford
gave amnesty to draft dodgers and army deserters
earthquakes
Los Angeles and San Francisco
Iraq
invaded Kuwait