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Cold War I

Quiz by Gonzales, David

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  • Q1
    On April 17, 1961, armed Cuban exiles landed on the south coast of Cuba at
    the Bay of Pigs.
    New Delhi.
    Santiago de Cuba.
  • Q2
    The man accused of killing President Kennedy appeared to be a confused and embittered Marxist named
    Jack Ruby.
    Lee Harvey Oswald.
    Fidel Castro.
    Earl Warren.
  • Q3
    On October 22, 1962, President Kennedy announced that American spy planes had taken aerial photographs showing that the Soviet Union had placed long-range missiles in
    Central America.
    the Bahamas.
  • Q4
    President Kennedy pushed for a buildup of conventional troops and weapons (included the Green Berets) that would allow the United States to fight a limited style of warfare with
    nuclear threats.
    a rigid response.
    nuclear weapons.
    a flexible response.
  • Q5
    To improve relations between the United States and Latin America, President Kennedy proposed a series of cooperative aid projects (included the Peace Corps) with Latin American governments called
    the Bay of Pigs.
    Alliance for Progress.
    the Green Berets
    La Brigada.
  • Q6
    banned the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere
    test ban treaty
    Neil Armstrong
    Peace Corps
    La Brigada
  • Q7
    national commission to investigate the assassination of President Kennedy
    Peace Corps
    La Brigada
    Warren Commission
    test ban treaty
  • Q8
    program aimed at helping less developed nations fight poverty
    La Brigada
    Peace Corps
    Warren Commission
    test ban treaty
  • Q9
    Cuban exiles who were secretly trained and armed by the CIA
    Ted Cruz
    Marco Rubio
    La Brigada
    Yasiel Puig
  • Q10
    The dramatic ruling in Brown v. Board of Education threatened
    racial equality.
    civil rights.
  • Q11
    The Plessy v. Ferguson ruling of 1896 established that laws segregating African Americans were permitted in the so-called
    constitutional segregation doctrine.
    de facto segregation ruling.
    Southern Manifesto.
    separate-but-equal doctrine.
  • Q12
    After the Brown v. Board of Education decision, many states adopted an elaborate set of requirements other than race that schools could use to prevent African Americans from attending white schools called
    pupil assignment laws.
    “prompt and reasonable start laws.”
    “Jim Crow” laws.
    separate-but-equal laws.
  • Q13
    Outraged by Rosa Parks’s arrest, Jo Ann Robinson, head of a local organization called the Women’s Political Council, called on African Americans to
    boycott Montgomery’s buses.
    elect new city officials.
    go on strike.
    stage a sit-in at the courthouse.
  • Q14
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., believed that the only moral way to end segregation and racism was through
    nonviolent passive resistance.
    the political system.
    violence and riots.
  • Q15
    The brutal attack by law enforcement officers against peaceful demonstrators in Selma, Alabama, became known as
    Sad Saturday.
    the Selma Massacre.
    Bloody Sunday
    the Televised Beatings

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