President Harry Truman, 1947
____ 76. Which U.S. initiative was designed to provide financial aid for war-torn European countries after the Second World War?
____ 77. Which government agency was developed in response to Cold War confrontation?
____ 78. What was one purpose of President Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress?
____ 79. Which policy did the U.S. government use to respond to the Cold War tensions of the 1950s?
____ 80. Which political trend characterized the era of McCarthyism?
____ 81. What strategy did Martin Luther King Jr., Gandhi, and Cesar Chavez use to achieve social change?
____ 82. At the end of World War II, the Allies split control of what city?
____ 83. This policy stated that the U.S. would try to stop the spread of communism?
____ 84. What organization was created by Western Allies to oppose the Soviets?
____ 85. The Cold War refers to tensions between
____ 86. As a result of World War II, the nations of Eastern Europe
____ 87. The Soviet Union eventually ended the blockade of West Berlin because the U.S.
____ 88. “...an iron curtain has descended across the continent” - Winston Churchill
____ 89. Why is the Cuban Missile Crisis considered a part of the Cold War?
____ 90. Which action taken by President Harry S. Truman represents an attempt to respond to civil rights concerns?
____ 91. “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently equal.”
This quotation expresses the Supreme Court decision in the case of
____ 92. The Marshall Plan was designed to
____ 93. Which of the following was the result of expanded highway construction and automobile productions?
____ 94. The idea if one country ‘fell’ to communism, they all would fall is known as the
____ 95. What precedent was established for U.S. presidents by the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
____ 96. Which group represents the counterculture of the 1960s?
____ 97. How did the war in Vietnam hinder President Lyndon B. Johnson’s effort to create the Great Society?
____ 98. The Watergate Scandal is appropriately described by which statement?
____ 99. What impact did Title IX have on educational institutions in the United States?
____ 100. What event during the 1970s resulted in the United States increasing its regulation of nuclear power plants?
____ 101. Which U.S. president regarded universal health care as a major issue for the federal government to resolve?
____ 102. What was the main purpose for Operation Desert Storm?
____ 103. In which country did President Clinton use force in an attempt to bring an end to regional conflicts?
____ 104. How has a revival of nativism in the late twentieth century affected recent immigration?
____ 105. Why was Sandra Day O’Connor’s appointment to the Supreme Court considered so important?
____ 106. Which U.S. Supreme Court decision made it illegal to achieve diversity through the use of racial quotas?
____ 107. Today, the majority of immigration to the United States occurs from which area of the world?
____ 108. One direct result of the Persian Gulf War was that the United States
____ 109. The launching of the Soviet spaceship Sputnik, which became the first satellite to orbit the Earth, in 1957 led the United States to
____ 110. The escalating nature of the counter-culture protests in the 1960s and 1970s is best represented by which incident?