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EOC Review. AP US History. 1. The evidence in the Watergate case, based on testimony and on the White House tapes, included that Nixon Was innocent of any wrong doing Was involved in the case but was not proven guilty of any crime Was guilty of some minor crimes but was not proven guilty

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eoc review

EOC Review

AP US History

1. The evidence in the Watergate case, based on testimony and on the White House tapes, included that Nixon
  • Was innocent of any wrong doing
  • Was involved in the case but was not proven guilty of any crime
  • Was guilty of some minor crimes but was not proven guilty
  • Was guilty of a major crime: obstructing justice by covering up evidences of the crimes of the others
2. “Reaganomics”, or “supply-side” economics, operated from the assumption that the woes of the American economy were largely the result of
  • Interest rests
  • Foreign causes
  • Excessive taxation
  • Inadequate government spending
3. During the Gulf War, the United States and its allies fought the forces of
  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
4. Effects of the events on September 11, 2001, include
  • All of the below
  • The deaths of about 300 Americans
  • The recognition the anti-American terrorism was possible within the US
  • The illustrations of how far militants would go in the name of “jihad”
5. Bill Clinton became the first two-term Democratic president since
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Franklin Roosevelt
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Dwight E. Eisenhower
6. In the presidential election of 2000, the vote count in Florida was ultimately decided by
  • A new round of voting by the citizens
  • A handshake deal that was struck down between the supporters of Gore and Bush
  • a vote by the members of the Florida state legislature
  • The US Supreme Court in a very close decision
7. In the 1990s, a virtual monopoly on computer-operating systems was achieved by
  • Apple
  • Compaq
  • Microsoft
  • Pentium
8. President Johnson’s Great Society programs included all of the following EXCEPT
  • A federal aid to poor elementary and high school districts
  • Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to guarantee equality for women
  • Federal health insurance for the elderly and medical care for the poor and disabled
  • Federal funding for self- help programs for the poor
9. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution
  • Expressed the power feeling of the majority of Americans
  • Authorized the president to take all necessary steps to defend US forces and interests in Vietnam
  • Approved the overthrow of the Diem government in Vietnam
  • Authorized the use of up to 500,000 US troops in Vietnam
10. The Tet Offensive resulted in all of the following EXCEPT
  • The military defeat of US forces in South Vietnam
  • Significant military losses by the Vietcong
  • Reduced public support for Johnson’s conduct of the war
  • US diplomats advising Johnson against further escalation of the war
11. “Freedom Riders” in the early 1960s aimed at
  • The integration of the public schools
  • The desegregation of bus stations
  • An end to discrimination in employment
  • The promotion of voting rights for all
12. “Affirmation action” is best described as the legal requirement that
  • Employers be forced to obey federal and state laws that protect the civil rights of all
  • Employers take positive measures to recruit minorities to compensate for past injuries
  • Employers establish racial quotas for their workforce
  • Employers hire workers who belong Community Action organizations
13.The massive racial unrest and rioting that erupted in more than sixty American cities in 1968 occurred as a result of the assassination of
  • Malcolm X
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Medgar Evers
14. In her book The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan argued for the idea that
  • Women who lived the “ideal life” of the suburban housewife were often not fulfilled individuals
  • Women who banded together could overcome a male-dominated society
  • The happiest women were those who led fulfilled lives in purely domestic roles
  • The women’s political movement was unnecessary
15. President Bush assembled a coalition of nations in 1990 to take military action in the Middle East to
  • Replace Saddam Hussein as the dictator of Iraq
  • Block Arab nations from attacking Israel
  • Force Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait
  • Assist Kurds and Shiites opposed to Saddam Hussein’s rule in Iraq
16. Until 1998, the only two presidents of the United States to be subjected to impeachment proceedings by the House of Representatives were
  • Ulysses S. Grant and Warren G. Harding
  • Andrew Johnson and Warren G. Harding
  • Warren G. Harding and Richard Nixon
  • Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon
17. President John F Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration was realized in 1969 when
  • American astronauts walked on the moon and returned to earth
  • The United States placed a space platform into orbit around the earth
  • American astronauts circled Mars and returned to earth
  • A space ship orbited the earth, landed, and was used for later flights
18. The occupation of Alcatraz in 1969 and of the village Wounded Knee in 1973 symbolized the
  • Desperation of illegal immigrants who resist deportation
  • Growing militancy of Native American Indians resentful of treaty violations by the federal government
  • Power of religious cults ruled by charismatic leaders
  • Growth of the survivalist movement of right-wing extremist distrustful of the federal government
19. The term “McCarthyism” derives from events in the early 1950s involving
  • Labor union strikes and unrest
  • Charges of corruption against government officials
  • The influence of interest groups in determining government policy
  • Unsupported charges of treason and subversive activity
20.Which action during the late 1950s and early 1960s is most consistent with the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
  • Black separatists call for a new nation populated only by African Americans
  • African Americans denied the right to vote refuse to serve on juries
  • African Americans continue to sit at segregated lunch counters after being refused service
  • People being arrested for violating segregation laws strike out at the police
21. The United States initiated the Marshall Plan in 1948 to
  • Weaken the control of eastern Europe by the Soviet Union
  • Rebuild the war-damaged economies of Western Europe
  • Overcome the blockade of Berlin by the Soviet Union
  • Establish a mutual defense alliance in Western Europe
22. Which entertainment media became popular only after World War II?
  • TV
  • Motion Pictures
  • Radio
  • Phonograph Records
answer key
Answer key
  • D
  • C
  • A
  • C
  • B
  • D
  • C
  • B
  • B
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • C
  • A
  • C
  • D
  • A
  • B
  • D
  • C
  • B
  • A
cold war
Cold War
  • Winston Churchill, Iron Curtain speech
  • UN: Security Council, General Assembly, Secretary- General
  • Truman Doctrine
  • Marshall Plan
  • Israel created, 1948
  • Berlin Blockade
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
cold war cont
Cold War Cont.
  • Warsaw Pact
  • Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO)
  • Central Treat Organization (CENTO)
  • Australia, New Zealand, U.S (ANZUS)
  • Korean War, Limited war
  • Truman-McArthur controversy
  • Dien Bien Phu
cold war cont1
Cold war Cont.
  • Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
  • John Foster Dulles “Massive Retaliation”
  • Eisenhower Doctrine
  • U-2 Incident
  • Castro’s revolution
  • Bays of Pigs
  • Alliance for Progress
  • Cuban Missile Crisis
  • ICBM
domestic 1940s and 1950s
Domestic, 1940s and 1950s
  • G.I. Bill of Rights, 1944
  • Baby boom
  • Taft- Hartley Act
  • Dixiecrats, J. Strom Thurmond
  • Fair Deal
  • House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
  • McCarthyism, Senator Joseph McCarthy
  • Alger Hiss
domestic 1940s and 1950s1
Domestic, 1940s and 1950s
  • Julius and Ethel Rosenburg
  • Twenty-second Amendment
  • Interstate Highway Act
  • Alaska, Hawaii
  • Spuntnik
  • National Defense Education Act (NDEA act)
  • Military-industrial complex
black history
Black History
  • A Phillip Randolph
  • Gunna Mydrial, An American Dilemma
  • To Secure These Rights
  • Brown v. Bd. of education of Topeka
  • Thurgood Marshall
  • Rosa Parks, Montgomery bus boycott
  • Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Little Rock, Ark. Crisis
  • Civil Right Act, 1957 and 1960
  • Literary tests, grandfather clause, poll taxes, white primaries
  • Montgomery bus boycott
  • Southern Christian Leadership conference
  • National Association for the Advancement of colored People (NAACP)
  • Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
  • Sit-ins, Freedom rides
  • “I have a dream” speech
  • Medgar Evans
  • Adam Clayton Powell
  • Malcolm X
  • Stokely Carmichael
  • Black Panthers
  • Black Muslims
  • Block Power
  • 24th Amendment
  • Watts, Detroit Race Riots
  • Kerner Commission on civil Disorders
  • Gulf of Tonkin, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
  • Ho chi Minh
  • Viet Cong
  • Dien Bien Phu
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, 1964
  • Demilitarized zone (DMZ)
  • Domino Theory
  • Tet Offensive
  • Kent State incident, Jackson State incident
  • Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers
  • My Lai, Lt. Calley
  • Senator Fullbright
  • Bombing of Laos and Cambodia
  • Vietnamization
  • Paris Accords, 1973
Miranda Decision, Escobedo decision

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

New Frontier

Kennedy and the steel price rollback

Peace Corps, VISTA

Berlin Wall

Lee Harvey Oswald, Warren Commission

Salvador Allendo

Panama Canal Treaties

Students for a Democratic society (SDS)

Charles Reich, The Greening of America

Election of 1964: LBJ, Goldwater

Great Society

War on Poverty


Robert Kennedy

Moon race, Neil Armstrong

The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan

National Organization for women (NOW)

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

Ralph Nader, Unsafe at Any Speed


White house “plumbers”

Watergate Tapes

Impeachment proceedings

SALT 1 Agreement


China visit, 1972

Recognition of China

Henry Kissinger, “shuttle diplomacy”

26th amendment


Cesar Chavez

China visit, 1972

Recognition of China

Henry Kissinger, “shuttle diplomacy”

26th amendment


Cesar Chavez

American Indian Movement (AIM), wounded Knee

Arab Oil Embargo

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Alaska Pipeline

Gerald Ford

Nixon Pardon

Jimmy Carter

Panama Canal Treaty

Camp David Accords

1980s and 1990s
Olympic boycott, 1980


Supply side economics

Sandra Day O’Connor

Three Mile Island

“Star Wars”, SDI, Strategic Defense Initiative

Geraldine Ferraro

AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)

“Moral Majority”

Rev. Jerry Falwell

Agent Orange

Challenge disaster

1980s and 1990s
1980s and 1990s1
Marcos, Philippines, Corazon Aquino

Gorbachev, glasnost, perestroika

Col. Qaddafi, Libya

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rainbow Coalition

Tiananmen Square, Beijing

Saddam Hussein, Iraq invade Kuwait

UN Security Council Resolution 661 (Trade embargo on Iraq)

Desert sheild, Gen. Colin Powell

UN Security Council Resolution 678 (authorizes use of force, Iraq must withdraw from Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991

1980s and 1990s
1980s and 1990s2
Iran-Contra Affair, Irangate

Panama, Gan. Noriega, Drug-trafficking indictment, Conviction

Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, Gen. Schwarzkopf

SCUD missiles, Patriot missiles




Clinton’s Health Plan

Oklahoma city Bombing, 1995

Million Man March on Washington D.C., 1995, Louis Farrakhan


1980s and 1990s