The Cold War/1950's Test

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1.  The United States’ policy of ___ was designed to stop the spread of communism.
2.  This action, conducted by the British and Americans, provided vital supplies to a region blockaded by the Soviet Union.
3.  The strength of the 1950s economy was due to
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4.  This aid program provided 16 countries with $13 billion in aid.
5.  General Douglas MacArthur commanded U.S. forces in ________.
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6.  Which of the following did not contribute to our modern lifestyle?        
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7.  When an armistice was signed ending the Korean War,
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8.  This man became president in 1952 after the Korean stalemate
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9.  The launch of Sputnik demonstrated
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10.  These Eastern European nations were dominated by the Soviet Union.
11.  This term refers to the indirect but hostile conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union that began at the end of World War II.
12.  Accusations that communism was widely present in the U.S. government and military were made by ____________.
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13.  Winston Churchill referred to the spread of communism as this.
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14.  Both the United States and the Soviet Union joined this peacekeeping organization after World War II.
15.  Which of the following made it illegal to plan anything that might lead to a totalitarian dictatorship in the US?
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16.  Criticism of television in the 1950s was based on       
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17.  ____________ was the leader of the Communists in China.
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18.  In the 1950s, both the beat movement and rock 'n' roll were viewed as forms of        
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19.  Which scenario describes the controversy over leadership in the Korean War?
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20.  __________ is best known for investigain communism in the film industry.
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21.  ____________ was the leader of the Nationalist forces in China.
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22.  This provided for about 400 million dollars in aid to be sent to postwar Turkey and Greece.
23.  The group that benefited most from the economy and culture of the 1950s was
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24.  This defensive military alliance was the first military alliance that the United States ever entered during peacetime.
25.  What is significant about the Baby Boom?        
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