Cold War Begins Ch22 (ah)

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Cold War Begins Ch22 (ah)

Students will evidence their knowledge and understanding of the beginning of the Cold War.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After World War II, the Soviet Union wanted to establish a buffer zone of _______ on its European border.
    • A. 

      Developing Nations

    • B. 

      Capitalist Nations

    • C. 

      Satellite Nations

    • D. 

      Demilitarization

  • 2. 
    The policy of __________ became the main approach in U.S. foreign policy toward the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Limited war

    • C. 

      Free trade

    • D. 

      Containment

  • 3. 
    Once the Soviet Union tested an atomic bomb, Americans began to fear the effects of ____, assuming they initially survived a nuclear attack.
    • A. 

      Fallout

    • B. 

      Censure

    • C. 

      Subversion

    • D. 

      Duck-and-Cover

  • 4. 
    In his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned the American people about the dangers of
    • A. 

      The central Intelligence Agency

    • B. 

      Massive retaliation

    • C. 

      The military-industrial complex

    • D. 

      Brinkmanship

  • 5. 
    Which of the following was a major outcome of the Yalta Conference?
    • A. 

      The division of Germany

    • B. 

      The terms of Germany's surrender

    • C. 

      The establishment of satellite nations

    • D. 

      The establishment of NATO

  • 6. 
    At  Potsdam, the main conflict was over which of the following?
    • A. 

      The United Nations

    • B. 

      The invasion of Japan

    • C. 

      German reparations

    • D. 

      Nuclear weapons

  • 7. 
    George Kennan first suggested which foreign policy?
    • A. 

      Brinkmanship

    • B. 

      Containment

    • C. 

      Massive retaliation

    • D. 

      The Marshall Plan

  • 8. 
    Which of the following events set off the Korean War?
    • A. 

      The Japanese invaded South Korea

    • B. 

      Soviet-Controlled North Korea invaded South Korea

    • C. 

      Chinese-controlled North Korea invaded South Korea

    • D. 

      The Soviet Union invaded North Korea

  • 9. 
    What was the underlying goal of the Marshall Plan?
    • A. 

      To monitor the growth of the military-industrial complex in the United States.

    • B. 

      To contain Soviet expansion in the Middle East and Asia.

    • C. 

      To rebuild European economies to prevent the spread of communism.

    • D. 

      To Americanize Western European nations.

  • 10. 
    After World War II, the purpose of HUAC was to
    • A. 

      Create the McCarran Act

    • B. 

      Hold public hearings on Communist subversion.

    • C. 

      Locate chapters of the Communist Party.

    • D. 

      Administer the loyalty review program.

  • 11. 
    The McCarren Act required
    • A. 

      All Communist Chapters to disband.

    • B. 

      All Communist organizations to register with the government.

    • C. 

      Every government employee to take a loyalty oath.

    • D. 

      The censure of members of Congress who would not support HUAC.

  • 12. 
    Eisenhower's administration developed an approach to foreign policy based on the threat of nuclear attack, known as
    • A. 

      Massive retaliation

    • B. 

      Subversion

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Duck and cover

  • 13. 
    The Eisenhower Doctrine extended the Truman Doctrine to which region?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Eastern Europe

    • D. 

      The Middle East

  • 14. 
    Base your answer to this question on the map below and on your knowledge of Chapter 22. Why did Stalin order a blockade of West Berlin?
    • A. 

      Stalin wanted to united Berlin and organize free elections for Germany.

    • B. 

      West Berlin was primarily agricultural and would help feed the Soviet Army.

    • C. 

      Stalin was afraid of the US nuclear technology and wanted a larger buffer zone.

    • D. 

      Stalin wanted the United States ot abandon West Berlin.

  • 15. 
    One historical lesson from the McCarthy era is the realization that
    • A. 

      Public fear of traitors can lead to intolerance and discrimination.

    • B. 

      Communist agents had infiltrated all levels of the US government.

    • C. 

      Communism is attractive in prosperous times.

    • D. 

      Loyalty oaths prevent spying.

  • 16. 
    Analyze the document and answer the question that follows.Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican senator from Maine, was a newcomer and the only woman in the Senate.  Smith was upset by McCarthy's behavior and hoped that her colleagues would reprimand him.  When the failed to do so, Smith made her "Declaration of Conscience" Speech.     "As a United States Senator, I am not proud of the way in which the Senate has been made a publicity platform for irresponsible sensationalism.  I am not proud of the reckless abandon in which unproved charges have been hurled from this side of the aisle.  I am not proud of the obviously staged, undignified countercharges that have been attempted in retaliation from the other side of the aise...I am not proud of the way we smear outsiders from the Floor of the Senate and hide behind a cloak of congressional immunity....     As an American, I am shocked at way Republicans and Democrats alike are playing directly into the Communist design of 'confuse, divide, and conquer'.....I want to see our nation recapture the strength and unity it once had when we fought the enemy instead of ourselves."              ---from Declaration of ConscienceIn the speech, Smith expresses anger with whom?
    • A. 

      Communists

    • B. 

      The Floor of the Senate

    • C. 

      Soviet spies

    • D. 

      Republican and Democratic Senators

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      West Berlin was in the Soviet sector of Germany.

    • B. 

      West Berlin was in the Soviet Union.

    • C. 

      West Berlin was ruled by Communists

    • D. 

      West Berlin had been invaded and occupied by the Red Army.

  • 18. 
    Analyze this cartoon and decide the message it contains.The United States has always had better space technology than the Soviet Union.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False