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Question 1.1. Using the example of the “domino theory” for his foreign policy, Eisenhower suggested that if Vietnam fell to the Communists, then other nations would follow. Which was NOT an example that he often used?





Question 2.2. Lyndon Johnson’s approach to Vietnam was:

  Removing all Americans from Vietnam

  Significantly increasing US involvement in Vietnam by sending group troops.



Question 3.3. Kennedy used which symbol as a metaphor for many of his initiatives?





Question 4.4. In their critique of 1950s culture, which of the following did the Beats not advocate?

  Recreational drugs

  Experimental writing

  The suburban lifestyle


Question 5.5. Which of the following terms best describes Eisenhower’s foreign policies during his presidency?

  Massive containment

  Massive retaliation

  Massive aggression

  Massive brinkmanship

Question 6.6. George Kennan was a US diplomat assigned to the Soviet Union in the 1940s.  Which of the following is he best known for?

  Developing the Strategy of Containment.

  Writing NSC-68.

  Negotiating a cease-fire in the Korean War.

  Being targeted in the Red Scare.

Question 7.7. The growing Cold War was also the centerpiece of political events, even those not directly related to the United States and the Soviet Union. There was a rise of nationalism in many parts of the world that did not have an explicit tie to either side in the Cold War. Which region during this period did not experience unaligned nationalism?


  Middle East


  Southeast Asia

Question 8.8. During his time in office, Kennedy did which of the following in Southeast Asia?

  Pulled all Americans out of Vietnam

  Increased the US military commitment in Vietnam

  Re-established the French as imperial rulers in Vietnam.

  Threatened the use of nuclear weapons in Vietnam

Question 9.9. Which of the following was true about US involvement in Vietnam?

  Vietnam had natural resources that were vital to the United States.

  The United States had long-standing political and economic ties to the area, reaching back to the 1800s.

  President Eisenhower, inspired by the Domino Theory, sent military aid to the French in 1954.

  President Eisenhower was worried about the situation in Vietnam during the 1950s based on the Domino Theory but took no action.

Question 10.10. The Supreme Court Justices believed that desegregation should take place “with all deliberate speed.”  This statement resulted in which of the following?

  Immediate desegregation of schools all over the nation.

  Confusion, as some areas immediate began to desegregate and others delayed it.

  No desegregation of schools anywhere in the nation.

  The implementation of busing to achieve racial balance in schools.

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