Directions: Match each person with the letter that best defines who they are and why they are important. (1 pt each) 1.) Harry S. Truman A. U.S. Senator from Wisconsin; accused people of spying for Soviets without evidence
2.) Joseph Stalin B. Communist activists; accused of spying(stealing atomic secrets), found guilty, & executed
3.) Alger Hiss C. U.S. president; favored the foreign policy of “brinkmanship” during the Cold War
4.) Joseph McCarthy D. doctor; developed an effective vaccine for the prevention of polio
11.) Jonas Salk K. American U-2 pilot; shot down over Soviet territory; arrested; sent to prison for spying
12.) Benjamin Spock L. U.S. president; favored the foreign policy of “containment” at start of the Cold War
13.) Richard M. Nixon M. leader Soviet Union; favored the policy of peaceful coexistence where the two super
powers compete economically and scientifically
Part II: “Terms to Know”:
Directions: Match each term with the letter that best defines what the term means and its importance. (1 pt each) 14.) Containment A. U.S. foreign policy of threatening to use all out military aggression against enemy
15.) Blacklist B. The purchasing of material goods
16.) Brinkmanship C. Designing of products to wear out or become outdated so consumers need to buy more
17.) Consumerism D. U.S. foreign policy of blocking spread of communism to other nations by the Soviets
18.) Planned Obsolescence E. Members of Hollywood who were not allowed to work due to alleged communist ties
Part III: “Fill-In The Blank”:
Directions: Choose the word(s) that best completes the statement or answers the question.(1 pt each) 19.) The ________________ consisted of Eastern European nations that were dominated by the Soviet Union.
20.) The U.S. and British effort to drop vital food and supplies to Soviet blockaded Berlin was called the ___________.
21.) The world peace keeping organization, the _______________, became a platform for the Soviet Union and United
States to influence other countries from during the Cold War.
22.) President Harry Truman issued the ________________ which promised U.S. support of free people resisting
communism and between 1947-50 gave Greece and Turkey $400 million in aid.
23.) The United States and 12 other nations form ____________, which is a military alliance and was the first military
alliance that the U.S. ever entered into during peacetime.
24.) The _____________ refers to the indirect but often times hostile conflict between the United States and Soviet
Union that began at the end of World War II.
25.) The _______________ was an aid program in the which the U.S. sent $13 billion to 16 western European nations
that was directed “not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation, and chaos”.
26.) The Soviet Union and satellite nations formed the ________________, which was a military alliance.
27.) The Soviet Union was a ______________ form of government and had a _________________ economy.
28.) The United States was a ______________ form of government and had a _________________ economy.
Part IV: “Multiple Choice”:
Directions: Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.(1 pt each) 29.) The imaginary line which separated communist Eastern Europe from democratic Western Europe was called?
a. The Warsaw Pact
b. The Iron Curtain
c. The Maginot Line
30.) ____________ is best known for investigating communism in the film industry.
a. The CIA
b. The U.N.
31.) During the Korean War, the United Nations sent troops to aid the South Koreans with 90% of the U.N. troops
being from _____________.
a. Soviet Union
c. Great Britain
32.) When an armistice was signed ending the Korean War,
a. North and South Korea were still divided along the 38th parallel.
b. A communist government was created in South Korea.
c. Communist fears in the United States were lifted.
d. China gained control of the entire peninsula.
33.) ______________ was chosen as supreme commander of U.N. forces during the Korean War.
a. General Dwight D. Eisenhower
b. General Douglas MacArthur
c. General Omar Bradley
d. None of the Above, there was no one single commander.
34.) The ______________ appeared to be winning the Korean War until China actively entered the war.