US History Exam Review
MixedQuestion: What important idea came out of the Nuremberg trials?
Answer: Individuals are responsible for their own actions
Question: Who was persecuted in the Nazi concentration and extermination camps?
Answer: Gypsies, Homosexuals, Jews
Question: For nearly 50 years, the Cold War was characterized by what?
Answer: political conflict and military tension between the super powers
Question: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was based on...?
Answer: collective security
Question: In a direct response to the formation of NATO, the Soviet Union created what?
Answer: The Warsaw Pact
MixedQuestion: Members of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) charged numerous Hollywood figures with...?
Answer: being sympathetic to Communist ideas.
Question: From the American point of view, which of the following values is not associated with Communism?
Equality Liberty (freedom) Atheism (No belief in God) Military superiority
Question: The Cold War included tension between who?
democracy vs communism
USA vs USSR
Wester Europe vs Eastern Europe
All of the above
Answer: All of the above
Question: Why would President Eisenhower relate national security with Science and Technology?
Answer: Soviet launch of Sputnik
Question: What roles were most American women expected to fulfill in the 1950's
Answer: full time housewives.
MixedQuestion: What famous person gave the "Checkered Speech"
Question: Of the following 4 items, which does not fit in with the other three?
In God we Trust
Question: Which politician was MOST successful in passing Civil rights legislation?
Answer: Lyndon B Johnson
Question: Which of the following groups were most likely to be militant in their approach to Civil Rights?
CORE NAACP Black Panthers Freedom Riders
Answer: Black Panthers
Question: Which go best together?
Answer: segregation/Jim Crow
MixedQuestion: After watching television coverage of the brutal tactics used against protestors by the Birmingham police, even opponents of the Civil Rights movement were...?
Answer: upset by the police violence
Question: The Black Power movement taught that African Americans should...
Answer: separate from white society and lead their own communities
Question: Dwight D Eisenhower is to the Little Rock 9, as John F Kennedy is to...
Answer: James Meredith
Question: Which Core Democratic value was fundamental to the NAACP's arguments in the Brown vs. Board of Education case?
Question: The Supreme Court decision in Brown vs Board of Education ended...
Answer: the "separate but equal" doctrine
MixedQuestion: In the televised presidential debate between Kennedy and Nixon, Kennedy appeared to be....
Answer: more polished than Nixon
Question: Why is the Kennedy administration in the 1960s often referred to as Camelot?
Answer: young, energetic, and idealistic image
Question: Fidel Castro's current dictatorship might have been avoided if what had succeeded?
Answer: The Bay of Pigs Invasion
Question: The Warren Commission declared that John F. Kennedy's assassination was the work of ...?
Answer: A lone assassin
Question: LBJs Great Society was based on what core democratic value?