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1.Which of the following did General George Marshall propose as a means of preparing the United States for another modern war?

A.

Develop a program under which all men would undergo military training and could be called upon to serve in the military when war occurred.

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B.

Establish a large professional Regular Army composed of men pressed into compulsory military service.

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C.

Create an international system that would allow nations to negotiate disputes and therefore avoid war through diplomacy.

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D.

Pass an international law outlawing war and establish an international army in order to enforce the law.

2. Which of the following assessments properly characterize the conclusions of George F. Kennan?

A.

Communist expansion by the Soviet Union was a new version of Russia's old security anxieties.

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B.

The Soviet Union was responsive to the aggressive behavior of capitalist nations.

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C.

Communist authoritarians had turned a pre-western Russian nation into a fanatical bulwark.

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D.

With the proper incentives from the West, Russian democratic traditions would be sure to revive soon.

3. Which of the following historical developments did the National Security Council Memorandum 68 identify as the source of a global contest between communist totalitarianism and American freedom?

A.

The collapse of empires

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B.

The stress of global depression

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C.

The expansion of women's suffrage

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D.

The rise of the civil rights movement

4. Who does Senator Joseph McCarthy blame most for harming the cause of the United States in the battle against "communistic atheism"?

A.

Soviet spies operating in the United States

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B.

Privileged Americans with communist sympathies working in government

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C.

Poor Americans who turned to communism to improve working conditions

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D.

Incompetent FBI agents

5. Why was Donald M. Griffith's platoon considered experimental during the Korean War?

A.

It was the first to use the new M-1 infantry rifle.

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B.

It was a desegregated platoon with blacks and other ethnic minorities.

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C.

It was a platoon that included Chinese volunteers from the new nation of Taiwan.

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D.

It was one of a few platoons that were dropped far behind enemy lines.

6. What distinguished George C. Marshall's vision of the nation's future defense from George F. Kennan's?

A.

Marshall focused on military preparedness, while Kennan focused primarily on diplomatic and political strategies of containment.

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B.

Marshall focused on the nation's defense against the Soviet Union, while Kennan laid out a more universal strategy for national security.

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C.

Marshall was driven by anticommunist fear, while Kennan had little interest in the ideological foundations of the Soviet Union.

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D.

Marshall believed that the protection of American interests in the Soviet Union was key, while Kennan did not think the United States had any real stake in that country.

7. What distinguished the memorandum NSC-68 from George F. Kennan's assessment in his long telegram from 1946?

A.

Kennan considered the Soviet Union open to American influence, while the authors of NSC-68 viewed the Kremlin as hopelessly antagonistic.

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B.

Kennan did not think that the Soviet Union had much involvement with communist ideology, while the authors of NSC-68 viewed the Kremlin as the center of a global communist conspiracy.

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C.

Kennan worried about the paranoid politics of the Soviets but not their nuclear capabilities. For the authors of NSC-68, the nuclear danger of the Soviet Union was an important factor.

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D.

Kennan believed that there were many ways to ensure the containment of the Soviet Union. For the authors of NSC-68, a first military strike was the only option.

8. Why did Edith M. Stern call the American housewife the "Forgotten Worker"? ( 27)

A.

Because the work done by American housewives was not discussed at all in the American press

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B.

Because American housewives had not seen any changes in their working conditions for generations

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C.

Because American housewives had not received any of the New Deal benefits industrial workers had won

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D.

Because the work done by American housewives made little difference to the daily lives of most Americans

9. According to Vance Packard, how did the new affluence of the American consumer society affect Americans' relationship with class and status?

A.

Americans were looking more assertively for ways to display their social status.

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B.

Americans concentrated more than ever before on race as a marker of class difference.

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C.

Americans lost the ability to distinguish between different social classes, much to their detriment.

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D.

Americans were veering dangerously close to communist authoritarianism.

10. Why did it appear to George E. McMillan in 1960 that a gradual phasing out of Jim Crow segregation was unlikely to take place in the South?

A.

African Americans had demonstrated again and again that they lacked the patience for such due process. (See Document 27-3: George E. McMillan Reports on Racial Conditions in the South in 1960).

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B.

The federal government did not know how it could accommodate the demands of African Americans.

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C.

The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education had proven that change was best when it came quickly.

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D.

Southern whites were adamantly opposed to any changes in their social order and "local customs."

11. How did the North Dakota Civil Defense Agency instill local residents with confidence in their survival?

A.

The civil defense plan gave a realistic assessment of the weapons that could be used against Americans.

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B.

The civil defense plan clarified the isolation of North Dakota and great distance from any possible targets.

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C.

The civil defense plan identified farmers' root cellars and basements in ordinary homes as possible shelters.

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D.

The civil defense plan laid out in detail how government agencies and bureaucracies would respond to the crisis.

12.? What dangers did the military industrial complex pose for the nation's universities, according to President Dwight D. Eisenhower?

A.

Universities faced serious budget cuts.

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B.

Universities might soon lack students.

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C.

Universities would become dependent on defense spending.

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D.

Universities would struggle to recruit the necessary academic talent.

13. What key difference separated Vance Packard's view of American society from the South that George E. McMillan described?

A.

Packard noted widespread persistent poverty, while McMillan was not interested in socioeconomic issues.

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B.

Packard praised the new age of abundance, while McMillan criticized it.

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C.

Packard focused on Americans' obsession with class, while McMillan identified race as the central social division.

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D.

Packard considered race simply another class distinction, while McMillan understood racial conflict as a thing of the past.

14. ?What sentiment pervades both the civil defense plan from North Dakota and President Dwight D. Eisenhower's farewell address on the military-industrial complex?

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A.

The Cold War compromised the freedom and prosperity of postwar American society.

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B.

Military industrial development promoted regional economic development.

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C.

Defense industries and the military had become valuable assets for American democracy.

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D.

The federal government had become the nation's most effective way of handling emergencies.

 


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