US History II Final Pryor

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Created Jul 22, 2011
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1
The event that most dramatically changed American attitudes about neutrality was
 
the invasion of Poland
2
Lend-Lease, Roosevelt's offer of 50 old American destroyers to England,
 
was justified as a defensive measure.
3
The Neutrality Acts of 1935-1937 did all of the following except
 
make an exception for nations that were innocent victims of aggression
4
In general, the National War Labor Board did all of the following except
 
promote good labor relations
5
In the first few months after America entered the war: not the United States suffered serious...
 
....
6
After bombing Pearl Harbor, Japan's immediate military goal was to
 
establish a defensive perimeter distant enough from Japan to safeguard the homeland against...
7
Japan's war aims were to
 
force a negotiated settlement with the United States on favorable terms
8
In his dealings with Joseph Stalin, President Roosevelt: .
 
went out of his way to allay Stalin's suspicions
9
Internment of Japanese Americans in concentration camps
 
reflected invasion fears on the West Coast
10
World War II began in Europe with Germany's invasion of
 
Poland
11
The Japanese attack of Pearl Harbor
 
all of the choices
12
During the 1930s America's isolationist tendencies were reinforced by: NOT the feeling that...
 
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13
The war resulted in a significant shift in population to the:
 
west coast
14
All of the following are true of the Atlantic Charter except that: NOT it was drafted...
 
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15
At the Yalta Conference, President Roosevelt's concessions to Premier Stalin are most reasonably...
 
........
16
After the Battle of Midway American strategy against Japan involved all of the following except:...
 
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17
The Japanesse attack of Pearl Harbor: 1) was a success, 2) left no question, 3)was aided by...
 
5) all of them
18
All of the following are true of the Good Neighbor Policy except
 
it was a refinement of the Roosevelt Corollary
19
President Roosevelt believed that democratic government in Eastern Europe was compatible with...
 
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20
The Chinese Communists intervened in the Korean War when: not the US entered the conflict
 
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21
The Berlin Airlift: not failed
 
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22
In the immediate postwar period young couples settled in the suburbs: not all the choices
 
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23
Attitudes toward women in the 1950s included all of the following except: the notion that...
 
...........
24
Beatniks rebelled against all of the following except: not conformity
 
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25
Social critics warned that all of the following were taking place in the 1950s except:not...
 
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26
Following WWII: not the US emerged as the center of women's fashion
 
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27
Nixon's openness toward China
 
all the above
28
A Nixon administration employee involved in the "dirty tricks" campaign was
 
G. Gordan Liddy
29
The vice president who was forced to resign was
 
Sprio Agnew
30
One result of sending American ground troops into Cambodia in 1970 was
 
.........
31
Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia was brought to an end by
 
an invasion by the North Vietnamese
32
President Reagan's role in the Iran-Contra scandal was
 
never clearly identified
33
In the election campaign, Ronald Reagan's stance on the Iranian hostage issue was
 
to negotiate behind the scenes
34
The name Reagan supporters gave his policy of granting tax breaks for the wealthy and middle...
 
supply-side economics
35
Under President Reagan, the work of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks begun under President...
 
..............
36
Ronald Reagan was known as the "Teflon President" because
 
he was so popular, critiics of his administration did not "stick" to him.
37
The bombing of Cambodia in 1971 led to riots at many universities and deaths at two, not Kent...
 
Kent State and Jackson State
38
The dramatic improvement in American relations with China under Nixon
 
encouraged the Soviet Union to cooperate with the United States
39
The reform-minded head of the Soviet Union who came to power in 1985 was
 
Mikhail Gorbachev
40
During his presidency, Ronald Reagan appeared to reverse his long-time political position on:...
 
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41
President Reagan: not insisted on his aids
 
...........
42
Under President Reagan, the work of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks begun under President...
 
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43
Because "Reaganomics" tax policies favored the well-to-do, critics compared them to the tax...
 
Calvin Cooledge
44
President Reagan was lucky in that, during most of his presidency
 
all the choices
45
Richard Nixon's chief interests lay in
 
foreign affairs
46
Nixon's Vietnam policy included
 
all the choices
47
The dramatic improvement in American relations with China under Nixon
 
encouraged the Soviet Union to cooperate with the United States
48
Communist China hinted its interest in friendly relations with the United States by
 
inviting an American Ping-Pong team to play in China


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