06.10 Module Six Exam US History

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The quote below is from a Declaration of Conscience written by Senator Margaret Chase Smith in the 1950s: "Those of us who shout the loudest about Americanism . . . are all too frequently those who . . . ignore some of the basic principles of Americanism-the right to criticize, the right to hold unpopular beliefs, the right to protest, the right of independent thought. . . . Freedom of speech . . . has been so abused by some that it is not exercised by others." In this quote, Smith is condemning which of the following?
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a. McCarthyism
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The diagram below shows actions taken by supporters of Senator Joseph McCarthy during the Second Red Scare: Web diagram with a central oval and four surrounding ovals. The central oval reads, Second Red Scare. The surrounding ovals read, spread fears of widespread communist infiltration of American society, pressured people to accuse others of supporting communism, investigated citizens who had expressed socialist views, and question mark. © 2012 FLVS Which phrase completes the diagram?
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b. ruined the careers of Americans who had any association with communism
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Which of these was a similar feature of the periods that followed the two world wars?
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d. suspicion and persecution of communists
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The quote below comes from a founding statement: . . . every individual and every organ of society . . . shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction Source: This quote is from a website referred to in Lesson 6.02. The writing of this statement was part of the effort to establish the role of which organization?
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b. United Nations
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The United Nations was formed in order to do which of the following?
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c. support cooperative efforts to solve international problems
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Which of these was created in response to the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
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a. Warsaw Pact
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How did the communist takeover of North Korea impact U.S. foreign policy?
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c. It pushed President Truman to expand containment to include Asia.
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The table below shows the amount of economic aid distributed through the Marshall Plan: Source: http://learningtogive.org/lessons/unit231/lesson3_attachments/1.html Which statement explains the pattern of this aid?
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WRONG: c. Congress only authorized Marshall Plan aid for countries that had opposed the Allies.
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How does a hydrogen bomb differ from an atomic bomb?
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a. It is smaller but more powerful.
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The quote below comes from the director of the weapons testing laboratory in the Soviet Union, the USSR, describing an event in August 1949: "[W]hen we succeeded in solving this problem, we felt relief, even happiness-for in possessing such a weapon we had removed the possibility of its being used against the USSR with impunity." Source: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX53.html Which nation did the director fear might use the weapon they had developed against the Soviet Union?
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c. the United States
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What resulted from the Soviet Union's development of atomic weapons?
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b. an accelerating Cold War arms-race
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The 38th parallel was used to do which of the following?
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a. separate North Korea and South Korea after World War II
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Which statement explains why the United States got involved in the Korean War?
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d. President Truman wanted to stop the spread of communism in Asia.
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Which of the following describes a result of the Korean War?
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d. increased tensions between China and the United States
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Which of these focused attention on the nuclear arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union?
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d. the Cuban Missile Crisis
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The South East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) was created in part because of which of these events?
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b. the outcome of the Korean War
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What effect did the Soviet launch of Sputnik have on the United States?
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b. It led to the creation of NASA.
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This statement was contained in a letter from Nikita Khrushchev to President Kennedy in 1962: "An act of aggression propelling humankind into the abyss of a world nuclear-missile war." To what is Khrushchev referring in this statement?
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d. the U.S. naval blockade around Cuba
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Which of the following was part of the Geneva Accords that ended French colonial rule in Indochina?
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a. Vietnam was divided into two countries.
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The graph below shows the escalation of the U.S. military presence in Vietnam: Which statement explains this rise in the number of U.S. troops in Vietnam during the 1960s?
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b. Despite U.S. efforts, South Vietnam could not prevent a takeover by North Vietnam on its own.
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The quote below comes from a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1967: We were taking the young black men who had been crippled by our society and sending them eight thousand miles away to guarantee liberties, which they had not found in Southwest Georgia and East Harlem. ... We have been repeatedly faced with the cruel irony of watching Negro and white boys on TV screens as they kill and die together for a nation that has been unable to seat them in the same schools. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr.#Opposition_to_the_Vietnam_War Which statement summarizes King's feeling about the Vietnam War?
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d. The United States must address inequality at home rather fighting abroad.
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Which of these grew rapidly during the two decades following the end of World War II?
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c. the size of the U.S. population
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The graph shows statistics for the number of students enrolled in college in the United States during the 20th century: U.S. Department of Education Which of the following made a significant contribution to the trend shown in the graph above?
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a. the G.I. Bill
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Criticisms of conformity and materialism in American society in the 1950s resulted in which of these?
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d. the Beatnik and counterculture movements
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Which factor contributed to the growth of youth culture in the United States during the 1950s?
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c. the spread of television ownership to most American households
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The antiwar protests of the 1960s and 1970s had which of these effects?
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b. They showed that young people were becoming more politically active.
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Which of these was an effect of the counterculture movement in the United States?
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b. protests against the Vietnam War
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This quote is taken from a national address given by President Gerald Ford in 1974: My conscience tells me clearly and certainly that I cannot prolong the bad dreams that continue to reopen a chapter that is closed. My conscience tells me that only I, as President, have the constitutional power to firmly shut and seal this book. My conscience tells me it is my duty, not merely to proclaim domestic tranquility but to use every means that I have to insure it. I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. What was the purpose of this speech to the American people?
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WRONG: d. to announce that he would not run for a full term in office
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Which of these contributed to the movement to hold war crimes tribunals at Nuremberg after World War II?
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a. the Holocaust
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Which lesson or assignment from this module did you like the best? Why? Which lesson or assignment did you like the least? Why?
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One of the assignments that I had a little trouble on was about the Korean War. However, it still helped me practiced what I learned in the lessons. Other than that, I liked all the other assignments.