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  1. Peace Corps
  2. Joseph McCarthy
  3. Taiwan (Formosa)
  4. Berlin Airlift
  5. Operation Desert Storm
  1. a a 1991 military operation in which UN forces, led by the US, drove iraqi invaders from Kuwait..
  2. b an agency est. in 1961 to provide volunteer assistance to developing nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
  3. c - Island to the east of mainland China, where Chiang and his government and army fled.
  4. d Charged communists were taking over the government.
  5. e A 327-day operation in which US and British planes flew food and supplies into West Berlin after the Soviets blockaded the city in 1948.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a 1963 treaty in which the US and USSR agreed not to conduct nuclear-weapons tests in the atmosphere.
  2. a scandal arising from the Nixon admin.'s attempt to cover up its involvement in the 1972 break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate apartment
  3. A proposed defense system, intended to protect the United States against missile attacks. (AKA Star Wars)
  4. The program proposed by Secretary of State George Marshall in 1947, under which the US supplied economic aid to European nations to help them rebuild after WWII.
  5. antiestablishment New Left group, 1960, called for greater individual freedom and responsibility.

5 True/False questions

  1. War Powers Acta law enacted in 1973, limiting a president's right to send troops into battle without consulting congress.


  2. Medicaidform of demonstration used by African Americans


  3. Dr. MLK Jr.Pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, elected to lead the Montgomery Improvement Association to organize a boycott


  4. Tonkin Gulf ResolutionAn economic condition marked by both inflation and high unemployment.


  5. Moral Majoritya name given by Nixon to moderate, mainstream Americans who quietly supported his Vietnam war policies.