American History Final

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What was one of the causes of the race riots that occurred in the United States during the late-1960s?

widespread poverty among inner-city African Americans

Which event happened before the Cuban Missile Crisis was resolved?

the United States enforced a military quarantine in international waters

Which group received the greatest benefit from the post-World War II economic boom?


Why did the passing of atomic secrets to the Soviet Union by the Rosenbergs represent a significant threat to the United States?

It meant that the United States would no longer be the only nation on earth with control over atomic weapons

Which of the following was one effect of President Johnson’s Great Society?

Poverty was reduced in the United States

What was the Supreme Court concerned about in its ruling in Miranda v. Arizona (1966)?

protecting people’s right not to testify against themselves unwillingly

The U.S. alliance with which country was crucial to the success of Operation Desert Storm?

Saudi Arabia

Which of these groups was largely left out of the rising prosperity in post-War America?

Inner City minorities

How did World War II change the lives of many women in the United States?

It enabled them to work in non-traditional jobs

What occurred as a result of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)?

Rights of the accused were expanded

How did the launch of Sputnik affect the American public?

It raised fears that the Soviet Union could drop a nuclear bomb directly on the United States

At the beginning of the 21st century, U.S. immigration policy did which of the following?

gave preference to immigrants with family already living in the United States

Which of these measures increased significantly during the two decades following the end of World War II?

the birth rate

Which of these were brought up for trial in Nuremberg after World War II?

Nazi leaders

The term "Iron Curtain" was used by Winston Churchill to describe a divide between which of these?

Western and Soviet spheres of influence

What resulted from the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954)?

White resistance to desegregation

Which statement summarizes the impact of the U.S. involvement in the Korean War?

the United States established a permanent military presence in Asia

What factor contributed to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II?

Public distrust of immigrants from an enemy nation

What was the central goal of the United States in the Korean War?

Contain the spread of communism

Why was the Battle of Midway a turning point in World War II?

It allowed the Allies to win back Japanese territory by island-hopping

Which two leaders signed a treaty in the 1980s to reduce nuclear weapons?

Reagan Gorbachev

Which of the following was directly involved in public school desegregation?

Little Rock Nine

How did the Berlin Blockade impact the Cold War?

It convinced the United States that it must stand firm against communist expansion

Which statement explains how the development of the hydrogen bomb contributed to the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The hydrogen bomb was small enough to place on the types of missiles the Soviet Union was going to place in Cuba.

What was the purpose of this poster produced by the Office of Price Administration during World War II?

to encourage conservation of resources for the war

Which goal of the Civil Rights movement was achieved soon after World War II ended?

desegregation of the U.S. military

How were the Freedom Rides and Freedom Summer similar?

Both met with violent resistance in the South.

Which of the following had to be true for a country to receive war material from the United States under the Lend-Lease Act?

The country’s defense must be vital to safety of the United States

Which Supreme Court ruling represented a victory for the women’s rights movement?

Roe v. Wade

Which statement describes one of the effects of President Truman’s decision to use atomic weapons against Japan?

Other nations intensified their efforts to develop their own atomic weapons

What did the Supreme Court say in its ruling in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)?

Affirmative action programs do not violate the Constitution

How did the launch of Sputnik lead to the creation of NASA?

Fear of Soviet expansion into space led to the development of the U.S. space program

Which describes the connection between the U.S. Constitution and the Patriot Act?

The Patriot Act violates some of the rights and freedoms established in the U.S. Constitution in an effort to combat terrorism

Which of these nations held U.S. hostages during the late-1970s?


Which of the following events does this quotation describe?

Japan’s attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor

Both the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan represented the desire of the United States to do which of the following?

fight against the spread of communism

Thurgood Marshall was able to advance the goals of the Civil Rights movement directly because of his position in which of these?

the Supreme Court

Senator Joseph McCarthy became a powerful and prominent public figure during the 1950s because of which of these?

Widespread fears about communism

Which Constitutional amendment was the focus of arguments in Brown v. Board of Education?

the Fourteenth Amendment

Why did the Reagan administration provide funding to the Nicaraguan contras?

to support a rebellion against an elected government in Latin America

Why did President Kennedy get the United States involved in the Vietnam War?

To prevent the spread of communism in Southeast Asia

Why did the Soviet Union begin the Berlin Blockade?

to pressure the Allies to withdraw from West Berlin

Which describes the goal of Roosevelt’s cash-and-carry policy?

to maintain the neutrality of the United States while giving aid to Britain

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