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  2. Question 1 What policy was a result of the long telegram? Containment policy

  3. Question 2 What was the purpose of Project Venona? Crack the Soviet spy code

  4. Question 3 The State’s Rights Party formed for the 1948 election as a reaction to what? Truman’s support of civil rights

  5. Question 4 To benefit from a cheaper labor pool, some businesses in the 1950s began to do what? Expand overseas

  6. Question 5 Popular support for Joseph McCarthy began to fade when? Millions watched him bully witnesses in televised hearings investigating the Army

  7. Question 6 U.N. troops in Korea were driven back across the 38th parallel in an attack by what country? China

  8. Question 7 What was the purpose of the Marshall Plan? Help Western Europe recover

  9. Question 8 What did the leaders agree to at Yalta? Divide Germany among the 4 Allied powers

  10. Question 9 African Americans who lived in urban centers in the 1950s often did what? Remained stuck in low-paying jobs

  11. Question 10 Why did the Egyptians seize control of the Suez Canal? Use the canal’s profits to pay for the dam

  12. Question 11 The Eisenhower Doctrine gave the President the authority to do what? Use armed force to help Middle East nations resist Communist aggression

  13. Question 12 Where did the sounds of Rock n Roll come from? Rhythm and Blues

  14. Question 13 NATO formed for the purpose of what? Mutual defense

  15. Question 14 After WWII, labor unrest was triggered by what? Rising inflation

  16. Question 15 In his book The Other America, Michael Harrington wrote about what? poverty

  17. Question 16 Ethel & Julius Rosenberg were charged with what? Passing atomic secrets to the Soviets

  18. Question 17 Many of the early television comedy shows were adapted from popular what? Radio shows

  19. Question 18 What did the McCarran Act allow? The arrest of Communists in case of a national emergency

  20. Question 19 When the U.S., Britain, and France merged their zones in Germany, the Soviet Union responded how? Blockading West Berlin

  21. Question 20 After the launch of Sputnik in 1957, efforts began in the U.S. to do what? Improve math & science

  22. Question 21 What did the Taft-Hartley Act do? Allowed right-to-work laws

  23. Question 22 The Truman Doctrine resulted in what? Pledge to fight communism

  24. Question 23 The development of the transistor made possible what? Miniaturization of radios

  25. Question 24 President Truman ended the miners’ strike by ordering government seizure of the mines while pressuring mine owners to do what? Grant most union demands

  26. Question 25 What epidemic brought a wave of terror to postwar America? Polio

  27. Question 26 How did Joseph McCarthy create the media frenzy that began his witch hunt. Saying that he had a list of Communists employed by the State Department

  28. Question 27 As a result of the GI Bill, many returning soldiers did what? Received low interest loans to buy suburban houses

  29. Question 28 According to John Galbraith, postwar America had an “economy of abundance” because why? New business techniques &improved technology

  30. Question 29 For many Americans, what did the suburbs symbolize? The American dream

  31. Question 30 Why did Truman fire MacArthur? MacArthur demanded Truman’s approval to expand the war

  32. Question 31 How did President Eisenhower describe his political beliefs? Middle of the road

  33. Question 32 Eisenhower used the term “creeping socialism” to refer to what? Federal aid to businesses

  34. Question 33 To prevent Communist revolutions in developing countries, Eisenhower used what? Covert Operations

  35. Question 34 Truman’s first meeting with the Soviet Foreign Minister marked a shift in Soviet-American relations because why? Truman strongly confronted Molotov

  36. Question 35 Truman said the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan were essential for what? Containment

  37. Question 36 What was the most popular T.V. show of the 1950s? I Love Lucy

  38. Question 37 The government unwittingly encouraged residents of public housing to remain poor how? Evicting them as soon as they began to earn any money

  39. Question 38 The federal government's termination policy was intended to do what? Bring Native Americans into mainstream society

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