____ 1. American troops are still based in Korea today.
____ 2. With the Treaty of Paris ending the Spanish-American War, the United States became an imperial power.
____ 3. The Big Four were enthusiastic about Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points and included most of them in the Treaty of Versailles.
____ 4. Supporters of appeasement believed that Hitler had a few limited demands and that they could avoid war if they satisfied these demands.
____ 5. Soon after the American troops left, the North Vietnamese invaded South Vietnam and united Vietnam under Communist rule.
____ 6. Ngo Dinh Diem was Catholic and discriminated against his country's Buddhists.
____ 7. Adolf Hitler committed suicide.
____ 8. In the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese sank or badly damaged most of the U.S. Navy's aircraft carriers.
____ 9. Woodrow Wilson wanted Victoriano Huerta to be in power in Mexico because Huerta appeared to support democracy, constitutional government, and land reform.
____ 10. General MacArthur wanted to use the atomic bomb against China during the Korean War.
____ 11. In World War II, the United States suffered more casualties in combat than any of its allies.
____ 12. The America First Committee was an isolationist group.
____ 13. The Rough Riders were a cavalry unit commanded by Theodore Roosevelt.
____ 14. Evidence revealed that the American warship Maine was blown up by a Spanish mine.
____ 15. Kristallnacht was a night of spontaneous rioting by the German people, enraged over the killing of a German diplomat by a Jewish refugee.
____ 16. The Warren Commission concluded that Kennedy's assassin acted alone.
____ 17. The outcome of the 1960 election between Nixon and Kennedy was one of the closest in American history.
____ 18. Truman's loyalty review program calmed public fears that Communists had infiltrated the government.
____ 19. The Bay of Pigs action successfully pressured the Soviets into removing their missiles from Cuba.
____ 20. Despite the war's outcome, most American soldiers returned from Vietnam to parades and celebrations from a grateful nation.
____ 21. The Tet offensive was a major military victory for North Vietnam.
____ 22. After the Chinese civil war, Communist China became a member of the United Nations.
____ 23. World War II put an end to the Great Depression.
____ 24. Americans were encouraged to spy on their neighbors and report if they spoke against the war.
____ 25. The only part of the 14 Points left in the peace treaty was freedom of the seas.
____ 26. The Vietcong overthrew the Diem government in 1963.
Multiple Choice - Answer 50
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
____ 1. Adolf Hitler blamed Germany’s defeat in World War I on the
____ 2. A main reason President Johnson refused to order a full-scale invasion of North Vietnam was his fear that it would
____ 3. World War I was the first war in which
____ 4. In South Vietnam, a monk set himself on fire to protest
____ 5. The Triple Alliance included
____ 6. Truman said the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan were essential for
____ 7. The Pentagon Papers revealed that
____ 8. The Korean War resulted in
____ 9. As the fighting began between the Vietcong and South Vietnamese army, President Eisenhower tried to help South Vietnam by sending
____ 10. The Platt Amendment effectively made Cuba into an American
____ 11. Theodore Roosevelt was chosen as McKinley’s running mate in the 1900 election because of his
____ 12. Joseph McCarthy created the media frenzy that began his witch hunt by
____ 13. In the Battle of Britain,
____ 14. Woodrow Wilson used Mexico’s refusal to apologize for arresting American sailors in Tampico as an excuse to
____ 15. Theodore Roosevelt became president
____ 16. Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for negotiating peace
____ 17. With the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, Congress
____ 18. The purpose of the Marshall Plan was to
____ 19. The purpose of the Open Door policy in China was to
____ 20. Two causes of the rise of dictatorships after World War I were
____ 21. American support for the rebels in Cuba was fueled by
____ 22. The outcome of the 1960 presidential election was strongly influenced by
____ 23. Which of the following choices best completes the diagram about the agreement ending the Cuban missile crisis?
____ 24. Kennedy’s legislative agenda was called the
____ 25. Operation Rolling Thunder was
____ 26. Woodrow Wilson sent marines into several Latin American countries to
____ 27. Which of the following choices best completes the diagram?
____ 28. The Vietcong’s power continued to increase in part because of
____ 29. Iwo Jima was an important objective for the American military because
____ 30. When the French left Vietnam, the United States stepped in to
____ 31. The Neutrality Act of 1935 made it illegal for
____ 32. In 1968 antiwar protesters and police clashed outside the
____ 33. The Bataan Death March occurred in
____ 34. The Philippines are now
____ 35. The capture of Stalingrad was key to the success of Hitler’s strategy to
____ 36. The Truman Doctrine resulted in
____ 37. Kennedy convinced Congress to invest more funds in
____ 38. The McCarran Act
____ 39. As a result of the battle at Dien Bien Phu,
____ 40. The goal of Agent Orange was to
____ 41. Most of the Jewish refugees aboard the SS St. Louis
____ 42. A night of anti-Jewish violence became known as
____ 43. Nightly news coverage of the Vietnam War on television helped
____ 44. At Yalta, the leaders agreed to recognize the Polish government that the Soviets had set up if Stalin agreed to
____ 45. According to the treaty that ended the Spanish-American War, the U.S. would
____ 46. The Nazis’ “final solution” referred to their plans to
____ 47. The Triple Entente included
____ 48. Roosevelt sent destroyers to Britain in exchange for
____ 49. When the United States, Britain, and France merged their zones in Germany, the Soviet Union responded by
____ 50. The event that touched off the first declaration of war in World War I was
____ 51. Popular support for Joseph McCarthy began to fade when
____ 52. The purpose of the Warren Commission was to
____ 53. Which choice best completes the diagram?
____ 54. What two events convinced Truman to help France in Vietnam?
____ 55. The “Big Four” who attended the peace conference at the end of World War I were the leaders from the United States, Britain, France, and
____ 56. Kennedy felt he needed to stand up to communism in Vietnam because
____ 57. Criticism of the war at home was effectively silenced by
____ 58. The United States caused an economic crisis in Cuba by
____ 59. Nixon’s decision to invade Cambodia angered Congress, resulting in
____ 60. In 1898 President McKinley sent the battleship Maine to Havana to
____ 61. The Korean War pitted the military forces of North Korea and China against
____ 62. In the case Schenck v. the United States, the Supreme Court ruled that
____ 63. The Lend-Lease Act was Roosevelt’s way of getting arms to Britain without Britain having to
____ 64. Supporters of annexing the Philippines believed all of the following EXCEPT
____ 65. During the space race, Kennedy’s goal for the nation was to be the first to
____ 66. To prevent Communists from staging revolutions within developing countries, Eisenhower used
____ 67. As a result of a presidential order allowing the military to declare any part of the United States to be a military zone,
____ 68. According to the Zimmermann telegram, if Mexico allied with Germany, Germany would
____ 69. Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were charged with
____ 70. The Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown by
____ 71. Truman fired MacArthur because
____ 72. After the Tet offensive, the mainstream American media began to
____ 73. NATO formed for the purpose of
____ 74. The Egyptians seized control of the Suez Canal in order to
____ 75. The first area that Hitler “unified” with Germany was
____ 76. The Nuremberg Laws
____ 77. The Nazi-Soviet nonaggression treaty contained a secret deal to
____ 78. In World War I, airplanes were first used to