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20) The first of the Axis powers to surrender in World War II was:
A) Germany
B) Italy
C) Japan
D) Soviet Union
21) President Nixon’s security advisor and later his secretary of state was:
A) Dean Rusk
B) Henry Kissinger
C) John Foster Dulles
D) Robert MacNamara

22) Which of the following did Eisenhower NOT do as president?
A) help create a new highway system
B) extend social security benefits
C) publicly denounce Senator Joseph McCarthy
D) sign a raise in the minimum wage
E) help create a huge new cabinet department

23) The WPA had a component for hiring artists.
True
False

24) Which of the following was NOT true of the 1964 presidential election:
A) The Vietnam War was an issue in the election
B) Democrat Lyndon Johnson won by a narrow victory
C) Senator Barry Goldwater of Arizona was the Republican candidate
D) Barry Goldwater promised to cancel some New Deal programs

25) Fascism and Naziism were similar types of political systems. 
For 1 Point(s)

Answer:
True
False

26) Eisenhower was not a very popular president.
True
False

27) Eisenhower named a number of businessmen to his cabinet.
True
False

28) The Social Security system offered only a retirement plan for the elderly.
True
False

29) The TVA did all of the following EXCEPT:
A) provide electricity
B) control flooding
C) help restore a very impoverished region to some degree of prosperity
D) end the Depression

30) FDR’s ______________ was never extensively publicized to the American people.
A) New Deal program
B) political party
C) physical handicap
D) wife
E) voice

31) As his Republican supporters had hoped he would, Eisenhower began to take apart or eliminate most New Deal programs.
True
False

32) Which of the following was NOT part of the Red Menace atmosphere that gripped the United States in the late 1940s though the late 1950s?
A) imprisonment of Alger Hiss
B) fear of communist spies in government
C) Senator Joseph McCarthy’s charges of communist subversion and influence
D) creation of the CIA
E) congressional hearings for those with real or suspected communist connections
F) creation of the FBI

33) Although he visited China in 1972, President Nixon skipped the opportunity to pay a similar visit to the other communist giant, the Soviet Union.
True
False

34) Which of the following statements does NOT apply to Vietnam during the 1950s?
A) A guerrilla movement fought against the French
B) The United States gave no support to the French during the conflict
C) The United States did not sign the agreement ending the French-Viet Minh conflict
D) Ho Chi Minh, a communist, led the anti-French forces

35) The United States helped support a non-communist alternative government for the south of Vietnam after the Geneva agreement of 1954.
True
False

36) The funding of the Great Society programs was not affected by the Vietnam War.
True
False

37) Nixon never succeeded in ending U.S. participation in the Vietnam War.
True
False

True
False

39) Opponents of the TVA program thought it was too socialistic in nature and should not be allowed to succeed.
True
False

40) The stock market crash and overproduction had more to do with the depth of the Great Depression than did the performance of the Federal Reserve (the FED).
True
False

41) The Marshall Plan succeeded in most of its objectives to restore the economies of western European nations.
True
False

42) The Holocaust included all of the following EXCEPT:
A) abuse of American prisoners of war
B) forced medical experimentation on prisoners
C) mass executions and burning of bodies in ovens
D) working prisoners at hard labor on starvation diets

43) Chicago police beat demonstrators in 1968 because:
A) the demonstrators smelled bad
B) the demonstrators were a bunch of hippies
C) the demonstrators opposed the war in Vietnam
D) the police were told by LBJ to do so
E) the demonstrators attempted to block the streets
44) The decisive factor against Nixon in Watergate was a “smoking gun” tape indicating he knew more about Watergate much earlier than he claimed.:
True
False

45) FDR ran for a third and fourth term as president because world events, he felt, required his leadership in a world war and the peace to follow
True
False

46) So far, Richard Nixon has been the only president to resign from office.
For 1 Point(s) Answer:
True
False

47) Before his assassination, Senator Huey Long appeared to be developing as some sort of political threat to FDR.
True
False

48) The FED’s policies both before and after the 1929 crash were more responsible for the Great Depression than the stock market was.
True
False

49) The Miranda case decided by the Supreme Court in 1965 enlarged voting rights in several states.
True
False