Chapter 6 FLVS US History Class

During the late-1940s and early-1950s, the term McCarthyism was used to mean what?accusation of disloyalty with little or no evidence
What resulted from the Soviet Union’s development of atomic weapons?an accelerating Cold War arms-race
Which of these helped the Soviet Union develop nuclear capabilities?information provided by spies in the United States
Which president won election partly by promising to bring an end to the Korean War?Eisenhower
Which nation supplied military aid to North Korea during the Korean War?China
Why did the Allies hold trials in Nuremberg, Germany after World War II?to punish German war crimes
To what is Khrushchev referring in this statement?the U.S. naval blockade around Cuba
Which of these was created in response to the formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?Warsaw Pact
How did the Vietnam War contribute to passage of the War Powers Act?It demonstrated to Congress that the president’s control over the use of troops must be limited.
The antiwar protests of the 1960s and 1970s had which of these effects?They showed that young people were becoming more politically active.
What was the purpose of this speech to the American people?to announce that he would not run for a full term in office
How did the communist takeover of North Korea impact U.S. foreign policy?It pushed President Truman to expand containment to include Asia.
One of the major factors in economic growth in the 1950s was consumer spending by which group?teenagers
Which resulted from the growth of the middle-class in the United States during the 1950s?expansion of suburbs
Which statement explains why the United States got involved in the Korean War?President Truman wanted to stop the spread of communism in Asia.
Which of the following describes a result of the Korean War?increased tensions between China and the United States
Which of these contributed to prosperity for the middle class during the two decades following World War II?G.I. Bill
What was the effect of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?It allowed President Johnson to escalate U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
How did passage of the G.I. Bill contribute to the growth of suburbs in the United States?It gave veterans access to low-cost mortgages.
Which statement explains how the Red Scare of the 1920s and the Red Scare of the 1950s were similar?During both periods, Congress passed laws restricting the civil liberties of American citizens that met with overall public support.
The content of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was related to which of these?President Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” speech
The United Nations was formed in order to do which of the following?support cooperative efforts to solve international problems
What resulted from passage of this resolution?allowed the president to use U.S. to dramatically increase troops to Vietnam
Which statement summarizes one result of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War?Americans questioned the containment policy.
Who was convicted of giving U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union?Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Which statement explains how this speech contributed to the start of the Cold War?It showed that democratic nations were facing a threat from Soviet expansionism.
President Johnson’s foreign policy was centered on which of the following?containing communism in Southeast Asia
Which statement explains how the creation of the Peace Corps related to the Cold War?President Kennedy wanted to spread a positive image of the United States throughout the developing world.
Which phrase completes the diagram?ruined the careers of Americans who had any association with communism