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Prentice Hall US History. SATP 2 TEST PREPARATION. Which of the following conclusions does this chart support? The problem of de facto segregation has largely disappeared in all regions. The problem of de jure segregation continues to plague some regions. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • SATP 2 TEST PREPARATION

  • Which of the following conclusions does this chart support?

    The problem of de facto segregation has largely disappeared in all regions.The problem of de jure segregation continues to plague some regions.The problem of de jure segregation has largely disappeared in all regions.The problem of de facto segregation continues to plague some regions.

  • Which of the following conclusions does this chart support?

    The problem of de facto segregation has largely disappeared in all regions.The problem of de jure segregation continues to plague some regions.The problem of de jure segregation has largely disappeared in all regions.The problem of de facto segregation continues to plague some regions.

  • The United States was concerned about placement of Soviet missiles in Cuba in the early 1960 because Cuba

    Was geographically close to the United States.Was thought to be friendly to the United States.Had threatened the United States with military attack in the past.Could not be reached by American bombers or missiles.

  • The United States was concerned about placement of Soviet missiles in Cuba in the early 1960 because Cuba

    Was geographically close to the United States.Was thought to be friendly to the United States.Had threatened the United States with military attack in the past.Could not be reached by American bombers or missiles.

  • You have a row of dominos set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly. So you could have a beginning of a disintegration that would have the most profound influences.

    -- Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954

  • In this statement about United States policy in Southeast Asia, President Eisenhower is expressing his concern that

    Bad feeling about the United States will grow throughout the region.French colonial domination of the region is coming to an end.Ho Chi Minh had a plan to dominate the world.The belief that communism could spread from one country to another.

  • You have a row of dominos set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly. So you could have a beginning of a disintegration that would have the most profound influences.

    -- Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1954

  • In this statement about United States policy in Southeast Asia, President Eisenhower is expressing his concern that

    Bad feeling about the United States will grow throughout the region.French colonial domination of the region is coming to an end.Ho Chi Minh had a plan to dominate the world.The belief that communism could spread from one country to another.

  • The truth of the matter is that Europes requirements for the next three or four years of foreign food and other essential productsprincipally from Americaare so much greater than her present ability to pay that she much have substantial additional help or face economic, social, and political deterioration of a very grave characterit is logical that the United States should do whatever it is able to do to assist in the return of normal economic health in the world, without which there can be no political stability and no assured peace.

    -- George C. Marshall, June 1947

  • Marshalls offer of assistance to Europe was meant to forestall

    A revival of Nazi power in Germany.The growth of anti-Americanism in Europe.The spread of communism and Soviet influence.The rise of Japanese influence in Europe.

  • The truth of the matter is that Europes requirements for the next three or four years of foreign food and other essential productsprincipally from Americaare so much greater than her present ability to pay that she much have substantial additional help or face economic, social, and political deterioration of a very grave characterit is logical that the United States should do whatever it is able to do to assist in the return of normal economic health in the world, without which there can be no political stability and no assured peace.

    -- George C. Marshall, June 1947

  • Rachel Carsons 1962 book Silent Spring contributed directly to which of the following?

    The Woodstock music festivalThe Environmental Protection AgencyThe Silent MajorityThe March on Washington

  • Marshalls offer of assistance to Europe was meant to forestall

    A revival of Nazi power in Germany.The growth of anti-Americanism in Europe.The spread of communism and Soviet influence.The rise of Japanese influence in Europe.

  • Rachel Carsons 1962 book Silent Spring contributed directly to which of the following?

    The Woodstock music festivalThe Environmental Protection AgencyThe Silent MajorityThe March on Washington

  • The challenge of the next half century is whether we have the wisdom to use that wealth to enrich and elevate our national life, and to advance the quality of our American civilization[W]e have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.

    -- President Johnson, May 22, 1964

  • Which of the following represent an attempt to fulfill these words?

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964The Gulf of Tonkin ResolutionForced busing programsMedicare and Medicaid

  • The challenge of the next half century is whether we have the wisdom to use that wealth to enrich and elevate our national life, and to advance the quality of our American civilization[W]e have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.

    -- President Johnson, May 22, 1964

  • Which of the following represent an attempt to fulfill these words?

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964The Gulf of Tonkin ResolutionForced busing programsMedicare and Medicaid

  • The televised debate between presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy in 1960 illustrated that

    Americans still trusted the radio as a primary means of getting information.Television was an ineffective means of communication.A candidates appearance had no impact on his appeal.The mass media had altered the movement of information and ideas.

  • The televised debate between presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy in 1960 illustrated that

    Americans still trusted the radio as a primary means of getting information.Television was an ineffective means of communication.A candidates appearance had no impact on his appeal.The mass media had altered the movement of information and ideas.

  • The GI Bill did all of the following EXCEPT

    Help organized labor.Promote education among veterans.Spur homebuilding.Advance suburbanization.

  • The GI Bill did all of the following EXCEPT

    Help organized labor.Promote education among veterans.Spur homebuilding.Advance suburbanization.

  • All of the following were contributors to the development of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union EXCEPT

    Differing economic philosophies.Armed conflict between them in World War II.Differing notions of political freedom.Conflict about conquered and occupied lands.

  • All of the following were contributors to the development of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union EXCEPT

    Differing economic philosophies.Armed conflict between them in World War II.Differing notions of political freedom.Conflict about conquered and occupied lands.

  • At the Yalta Conference in 1945, President Roosevelt was not able to get stronger assurances from Soviet leader Stalin about postwar plans for countries such as Poland because

    The Allies could not be certain of victory in the war in Europe.He feared that the Soviets might have atomic weapons.He worried that Stalin would withdraw his armed forces and prolong the war.The Soviets already occupied Eastern Europe.

  • At the Yalta Conference in 1945, President Roosevelt was not able to get stronger assurances from Soviet leader Stalin about postwar plans for countries such as Poland because

    The Allies could not be certain of victory in the war in Europe.He feared that the Soviets might have atomic weapons.He worried that Stalin would withdraw his armed forces and prolong the war.The Soviets already occupied Eastern Europe.

  • Recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the worldAll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act toward one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

    -- Declaration of Human Rights, 1948

  • Which international organization, counting the United States as a member, issued this statement?

    The United NationsThe League of NationsThe World CourtThe World Bank

  • Recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the worldAll human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act toward one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

    -- Declaration of Human Rights, 1948

  • Which international organization, counting the United States as a member, issued this statement?

    The United NationsThe League of NationsThe World CourtThe World Bank

  • During the Vietnam War, hawks and doves disagreed about whether the conflict

    Was legal or illegal.Was a Cold-War conflict or a civil war.Should involve nuclear weapons.Should be fought by French or American forces.

  • During the Vietnam War, hawks and doves disagreed about whether the conflict

    Was legal or illegal.Was a Cold-War conflict or a civil war.Should involve nuclear weapons.Should be fought by French or American forces.

  • Which of the following offers the BEST explanation for the information shown in this chart?

    Defense spending dropped after World War II, but then rose again with the start of the war in Korea.Because of the Vietnam War, the United States never enjoyed a significant decrease in defense spending.The nations increase reliance on nuclear weapons allowed for a steady decline in defense-ready spending.Defense-related spending during the Cold War quickly surpassed spending during the World War II years.

  • Which of the following offers the BEST explanation for the information shown in this chart?

    Defense spending dropped after World War II, but then rose again with the start of the war in Korea.Because of the Vietnam War, the United States never enjoyed a significant decrease in defense spending.The nations increase reliance on nuclear weapons allowed for a steady decline in defense-ready spending.Defense-related spending during the Cold War quickly surpassed spending during the World War II years.

  • President Johnsons Great Society program was meant to

    Win the Vietnam War.Combat poverty and racial injustice.Shore up Democratic power in the south.Spread American values around the globe.

  • President Johnsons Great Society program was meant to

    Win the Vietnam War.Combat poverty and racial injustice.Shore up Democratic power in the south.Spread American values around the globe.

  • In the early years of the Vietnam War, the system of drafting young men into the military was a target of much criticism because it

    Disproportionately affected the poor and working class.Drafted too few soldiers.Interfered with male students college education.Produced an ineffective army.

  • In the early years of the Vietnam War, the system of drafting young men into the military was a target of much criticism because it

    Disproportionately affected the poor and working class.Drafted too few soldiers.Interfered with male students college education.Produced an ineffective army.

  • Which of the following BEST describes the concept of Affirmative Action, first put forward in the 1960s?

    All applicants for jobs or benefits should be treated without regard to race or gender.Employers and schools should discriminate against white people, who have traditionally enjoyed advantages.Employers and schools should seek to maintain the current status of different groups.Employers and schools should give preference to groups that have experienced discrimination in the past.

  • Which of the following BEST describes the concept of Affirmative Action, first put forward in the 1960s?

    All applicants for jobs or benefits should be treated without regard to race or gender.Employers and schools should discriminate against white people, who have traditionally enjoyed advantages.Employers and schools should seek to maintain the current status of different groups.Employers and schools should give preference to groups that have experienced discrimination in the past.

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