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Cold War

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    What reason did Americans give for protesting the war in Vietnam?
    It was a Civil War and the United States should not have interfered.
    It would not have prevented the spread of communism.
    The U.S. could not benefit from this war.
    The war effected trade with Asian countries.
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  • Q2
    Which resolution allowed President Johnson to take all necessary measures "to repel any armed attack or to prevent further aggression?"
    Gulf of Tonkin
    Warsaw Pact
    Gulf of Mexico
    NATO
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  • Q3
    Which country launched an artificial satellite called Sputnik in 1957?
    Japan
    Soviet Union
    Germany
    United States
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  • Q4
    Which country formed the group NASA?
    United States
    Germany
    Soviet Union
    Japan
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  • Q5
    What was the goal of the United Nations?
    promote conditions that support world peace
    promoted conditions that support fair trade
    support conditions that support punishing the Soviet Union
    promote conditions that support warq
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  • Q6
    What was the reason for the United States to use the military in Korea and Vietnam?
    the U.S. wanted to expand
    promote conditions that support world peace
    policy to reduce tensions between two countries.
    To stop the spread of communism
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  • Q7
    Why did the Vietcong support communism?
    they felt the government was corrupt and favored the poor
    they felt the government was fair
    they felt the government was corrupt and favored the wealthy.
    they felt it would help them to gain power in the Atlantic
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  • Q8
    What was the Berlin wall trying to prevent?
    another war
    people from democratic countries from entering
    people in East Berlin from fleeing to West Berlin
    people in West Berlin from fleeing to East Berlin
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  • Q9
    Domino Theory
    policy to reduce tensions between two countries.
    Line dividing North and South Korea
    based on the belief that if South Vietnam fell to communism other countries in the region would follow.
    One that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful nation.
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  • Q10
    Detente
    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to limit the number of nuclear war heads and missiles.
    One that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful nation.
    It was a Civil War and the United States should not have interfered.
    policy to reduce tensions between two countries.
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  • Q11
    Satellite Nation
    One that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful nation.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, made up of the U.S. and other friendly nations.
    they felt the government was corrupt and favored the wealthy.
    Program to encourage nations to resist communism expansion.
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  • Q12
    38th Parallel.
    Line dividing North and South Korea
    promote conditions that support world peace
    to defend Western Europe against any Soviet threat.
    Program to encourage nations to resist communism expansion.
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  • Q13
    Truman Doctrine
    intense rivalry that lasted 50 years between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Competition for economic and political power.
    policy to reduce tensions between two countries.
    Program to encourage nations to resist communism expansion.
    One that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful nation.
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  • Q14
    Cold War
    intense rivalry that lasted 50 years between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Competition for economic and political power.
    It was a Civil War and the United States should not have interfered.
    based on the belief that if South Vietnam fell to communism other countries in the region would follow.
    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to limit the number of nuclear war heads and missiles.
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  • Q15
    What was the goal of NATO?
    American plan to help European nations rebuild their economies after WWII.
    policy to reduce tensions between two countries.
    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to limit the number of nuclear war heads and missiles.
    to defend Western Europe against any Soviet threat.
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  • Q16
    Define NATO.
    Program to encourage nations to resist communism expansion.
    to defend Western Europe against any Soviet threat.
    One that is dominated politically and economically by a more powerful nation.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, made up of the U.S. and other friendly nations.
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  • Q17
    What was the name of the Alliance system formed by the Soviet Union?
    NATO
    Soviet Union
    Axis Powers
    Warsaw Pact
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  • Q18
    Who provided Cuba with weapons?
    Germany
    Soviet Union
    Italy
    England
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  • Q19
    Define SALT Agreement.
    Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, treaty between the U.S. and the Soviet Union to limit the number of nuclear war heads and missiles.
    Program to encourage nations to resist communism expansion.
    American plan to help European nations rebuild their economies after WWII.
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, made up of the U.S. and other friendly nations.
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  • Q20
    Which country did the Soviet Union invade that lasted 10 years?
    Iraq
    Turkey
    Afghanistan
    North Korea
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