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
Question 2.2. Lyndon Johnson’s approach to Vietnam was:
Americans from Vietnam
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?
Question 5.5. Which of the following terms best describes
Eisenhower’s foreign policies during his presidency?
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?
Strategy of Containment.
cease-fire in the Korean War.
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?
Question 8.8. During his time in office, Kennedy did which
of the following in Southeast Asia?
Americans out of Vietnam
US military commitment in Vietnam
the French as imperial rulers in Vietnam.
use of nuclear weapons in Vietnam
Question 9.9. Which of the following was true about US involvement
natural resources that were vital to the United States.
States had long-standing political and economic ties to the area, reaching back
to the 1800s.
Eisenhower, inspired by the Domino Theory, sent military aid to the French in
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?
desegregation of schools all over the nation.
some areas immediate began to desegregate and others delayed it.
desegregation of schools anywhere in the nation.
implementation of busing to achieve racial balance in schools.