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SS Chapter 10F


1) Who was the premier of the Soviet Union following the death of Josef Stalin? A) Nikita Khrushchev B) Vladimir Lenin C) Alexander Putin D) Leonid Brezhnev
2) What two nations represented the opposing sides in the Cold War? A) France and Germany B) Palestine and Israel C) Bosnia and Croatia D) Soviet Union and United States
3) What term best describes the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War II? A) Cold War B) peaceful coexistence C) perestroika D) détente
4) Since World War II, why have nations become more concerned with trying to prevent war? A) politicians believe that war benefits the losers as well as the winners B) available weapons have become more destructive C) people have become more religious D) human nature has improved
5) The newspaper headline best reflects what issue? A) tensions of the Cold War B) the failure of the League of Nations C) improved United States-Soviet relations D) America's abandonment of Europe
6) Which one of the following statements is an opinion rather than a fact? A) The United States won its independence from Great Britain. B) The United States entered World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. C) The United States was responsible for starting the Cold War. D) The United States acquired Puerto Rico after the Spanish-American War.
7) From 1947 to 1975, why did the United States enter into treaties with many other nations? A) to insure repayment of war debts B) to stop the reunification of Germany C) to gain technical know-how D) to stop communist expansion
8) What foreign policy did many American political leaders focus on between 1945 and 1989? A) continuing isolation of the underdeveloped nations B) containing the threat of communism C) ending harsh treatment of the Japanese D) maintaining neutrality in world affairs
During what time period was Sputnik, the Soviet satellite mentioned in the headline, launched? A) the Korean War B) the Cold War C) Détente D) World War II
10) Which nation launched the world's first artificial satellite in 1957? A) West Germany B) Great Britain C) United States D) Soviet Union
11) Who flew the Mercury space capsule in suborbit? A) Gus Grissom B) Alan Shepard C) Neil Armstrong D) John Glenn
12) What was a major objective of the American space program in the 1960s? A) to place an American on the moon B) to visit Mars C) to develop space age materials and machines D) to create Star Wars weapons to be used in space
13) What astronaut was first to land on the moon in 1969? A) Gus Grissom B) Buzz Aldrin C) Neil Armstrong D) John Glenn
14) Which one of the following did President John F. Kennedy promise Americans in the 1960s? A) inventing a reusable space shuttle B) building a space station C) putting an American on the moon D) developing American oil resources
15) Shortly after World War II, what was Winston Churchill referring to when he declared "from Stettin on the Baltic to Triest on the Atlantic, an iron curtain has descended [fallen] across the continent [of Europe]?" A) spread of communism B) Berlin Wall C) Marshall Plan D) severe damage caused by the blitzkrieg
16) What label was given to the boundary between the Soviet-dominated nations and the pro-United States Western democracies? A) Olive Branch B) Iron Curtain C) Bamboo Blinds D) Line of Demarcation
17) After 1945, the wartime alliance of the Western Powers fell apart mainly because of A) the Korean War B) NATO policy C) Soviet expansion in Eastern Europe D) communist coups in Allied countries
18) What happened to the nations of Eastern Europe following World War II? A) They became Democratic nations. B) They fell under Communist Russian control. C) They eliminated communism in their region. D) They followed strict neutrality policies.
19) During the Cold War, the United States used the policy of containment to limit the spread of A) communism B) parliamentary democracy C) absolute monarchy D) fascism
20) Terms such as "containment" and "coexistence" were usually directly related to A) human rights movements B) international financial affairs C) revolutions in Latin America D) United States-Soviet relations
21) After World War II, what was the United States policy of containment attempting to stop? A) Soviet spread of communism B) selling of nuclear arms C) development of United States industries D) trade in world markets
22) After World War II, the United States developed a policy of containment to halt the spread of communism by A) refusing to recognize the government of any communist nation B) forming alliances with other nations C) increasing trade with communist countries D) persuading the United Nations to keep all communist nations from becoming members
23) " I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting communist aggression...." The statement was most likely related to what foreign policy? A) neutrality B) imperialism C) containment D) isolationism
24) What United States foreign policy first committed the United States to a plan of containment? A) NATO B) Monroe Doctrine C) Eisenhower Doctrine D) Truman Doctrine
25) President Harry S. Truman's policy to help foreign nations resist communism by providing them aid was called A) the Marshall Plan B) the Berlin Airlift C) the Truman Doctrine D) NATO
26) Which one of the following foreign policies was initially proposed to persuade Congress to aid Greece and Turkey? A) Marshall Plan B) Truman Doctrine C) Monroe Doctrine D) Eisenhower Doctrine
27) What United States foreign policy program supplied aid to Greece and Turkey after World War II? A) Roosevelt Corollary B) Open Door Policy C) Monroe Doctrine D) Truman Doctrine
28) What was the purpose of the Truman Doctrine? A) to settle labor strikes B) to prevent the spread of communism C) to resolve conflicts between the United States and the Soviet Union D) to reunite East and West Germany
29) Which nation was seriously threatened by communist expansion following World War II? A) Canada B) Great Britain C) Turkey D) United States
30) UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICIES: Open Door Policy (1899) Roosevelt Corollary (1905) Truman Doctrine (1947) Marshall Plan (1947) The United States' foreign policies in the list represent what change in objective for international relations? A) The policies returned to the position of neutrality first set up by George Washington. B) The policies provided arms to people who would fight for democracy all over the world. C) The policies were designed to protect th
31) What program was created to promote economic recovery in Europe after World War II? A) Marshall Plan B) Truman Doctrine C) NATO D) Monroe Doctrine
32) What foreign policy was developed by the Truman administration to rebuild the economies of European nations after World War II? A) NATO B) Marshall Plan C) Good Neighbor Policy D) Truman Doctrine
33) Which one of the following foreign policies provided $13 billion in aid to rebuild European nations? A) Eisenhower Doctrine B) Monroe Doctrine C) Truman Doctrine D) Marshall Plan
34) What was the cause of the Berlin blockade and airlift? A) United Nations forces invaded Korea B) Chiang Kai-shek's loss of Mainland China C) the Allied Powers' had attempted to unite their holdings in Germany D) the USSR stopped the Hungarian revolt
35) Why did the Soviets blockade Berlin in 1948? A) They wanted to prevent Truman from airlifting supplies to occupied Berlin. B) They objected to Germany joining NATO. C) They were threatened by the American testing of nuclear bombs. D) The Allies were attempting to unite the western sections of Germany.
36) What was the aim of the United States in the Berlin Airlift? A) to send food and fuel to West Berlin B) to bomb the Soviet headquarters in East Berlin C) to close the Berlin airport D) to free prisoners-of-war from containment camps in East Berlin
37) What military alliance was organized to stop Soviet aggression in Europe? A) SEATO B) NATO C) NORAD D) Alliance for Progress
38) An important reason for the formation of NATO was to A) provide a defense organization for its members B) check the spread of communism in Asia C) give economic help to European countries D) promote trade relations with Latin America
39) " Armed aggression against any one member will be considered an attack on all." The idea expressed in this statement has been used as a basis for A) forming mutual defense organizations B) signing international trade agreements C) limiting nuclear testing D) decreasing funds for defense
40) What program changed American foreign policy by involving the United States in the affairs of Western Europe? A) Southeast Asia Treaty Organization B) Open Door Policy C) North Atlantic Treaty Organization D) Good Neighbor Policy
41) After the United States joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in what manner did America promise to help the European members? A) health B) trade C) education D) defense
42) Which one of the following was Dwight Eisenhower's main method of national defense? A) buildup of nuclear weapons B) negotiations to end conflict in the world C) development of the space program D) expansion of United States policies into other areas
43) What was the main idea of Secretary of State John F. Dulles's foreign policy during the Cold War of the early 1950s? A) overturn the leadership of communist governments in Eastern Europe B) eliminate all nuclear weapons C) work on a policy of containment, but continue to build United States nuclear power D) remain neutral in world affairs
44) During the Cold War, what plan was signed by world leaders to ban short-range and medium-range missiles? A) INF treaty B) Salt Agreement C) Helsinki Accords D) NAFTA
5) Why were the people behind the counter bigger than those in front? A) They represented English-speaking countries. B) They were all adults. C) They represented the more powerful countries. D) They were farther away from the viewer.
46) The shoppers in the cartoon were A) concerned about the effects of buying arms B) interested in economic development C) discouraged by high prices D) interested in buying arms
47) With which one of the following statements would the cartoonist most probably have agreed? A) Weapons sales promoted world peace. B) Arms made in the United States were better than those made in other countries. C) Since everybody was doing it, the United States should have sold arms. D) Powerful nations controlled weak nations through arms sales.
48) Which one of the following viewpoints was used to justify United States containment policies in Southeast Asia between 1945 and 1975? A) Trade agreements with communist nations would improve economic conditions. B) Military involvement would help prevent communist takeovers. C) Christian morals and beliefs would bring culture to Asia. D) Economic control of Asia was necessary for the safety of the world.
49) What nation did the United States grant independence to in 1946? A) Guam B) Hawaii C) Philippines D) Puerto Rico
50) What nation occupied Japan after World War II? A) United States B) China C) USSR D) Great Britain
51) What United States military leader was placed in charge of the occupation of Japan after World War II? A) William T. Sherman B) Douglas MacArthur C) Harry S. Truman D) Dwight D. Eisenhower
52) What was a major requirement placed on the Japanese after World War II? A) to rewrite their constitution B) to sign an alliance with Mao Zedong C) to make wartime reparations to the United States D) to create a stronger military
53) After World War II, what group lost the civil war in China and retreated to Taiwan? A) communists B) nationalists C) socialists D) fascists
54) In the 1940s, who led the Chinese Communists in the civil war? A) Chang Kai-shek B) Sun Yat-sen C) Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) D) Ho Chi Minh
55) Who was the Communist leader that took control of mainland China in 1949? A) Ho Chi Minh B) Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) C) Chiang Kai-shek D) Sun Yat-sen
56) What ended the civil war in China in the mid-20th century? A) Chiang Kai-shek assumed power over mainland China. B) North Korea invaded China. C) The United States lost control of Taiwan. D) The Chinese Communists conquered the forces of Chiang Kai-shek.
57) Which one of the following wars did the United States enter into to stop the spread of communism? A) Korean War B) Spanish-American War C) World War II D) World War I
58) The Korean War resulted from the A) the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan by the United States B) invasion of South Korea by North Korean troops C) invasion of North Korea by South Korean troops D) invasion of North Korea by Soviet troops
59) Who commanded the United Nations forces during the Korean War? A) Joseph McCarthy B) Dwight Eisenhower C) Harry S. Truman D) Douglas MacArthur
60) The newspaper headline best described events during A) the Korean War B) the Berlin Crisis of 1962 C) World War I D) World War II
61) Which one of the following statements about the Korean War is true? A) The United States backed North Korea during the conflict. B) North and South Korea were reunited when the conflict was resolved. C) The North Koreans invaded South Korea. D) The United Nations did not intervene in the Korean conflict.
62) What was the goal of the United States in the Korean War? A) to invade Communist China B) to force the invading North Koreans from South Korea C) to require the Soviet troops to leave Korea D) to unify the divided Korean nation
63) Which one of the following controversial decisions was Harry S. Truman forced to make during the Korean War? A) escalation of the war by sending more soldiers B) invasion of China C) removal of Douglas MacArthur as military leader in Korea D) use of the atomic bomb to end the war
64) Which military leader was fired in 1951 by the commander-in-chief Harry S. Truman? A) General Eisenhower B) General Schwarzkopf C) General Patton D) General MacArthur
65) Why did President Harry Truman fire General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War? A) MacArthur military tactics were largely unsuccessful. B) MacArthur would not invade United Nations forces north of the 38th parallel. C) MacArthur criticized Truman for refusing to attack China. D) MacArthur wanted a peaceful negotiated treaty to end the war.
The newspaper headline reflected Harry S. Truman's work during the what time period? A) 1945-1953 B) 1933-1941 C) 1965-1973 D) 1955-1963
67) What idea states that if one nation falls to communism, then all neighboring nations will follow? A) massive retaliation B) domino theory C) détente D) containment
68) What theory stated that if Vietnam turned to communism, then all of Southeast Asia would as well? A) Monroe Doctrine B) New Freedom C) Iron Curtain D) domino effect
69) " You have a row of dominoes 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." —President Dwight D. Eisenhower What potential national danger does the quote reference? A) nuclear weapons B) poverty C) communism D) trade deficit
70) Who became the Communist leader of North Vietnam in 1954? A) Chang Kai-shek B) Ngo Dinh Diem C) Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) D) Ho Chi Minh
71) Who led North Vietnam at the time of the Vietnam War? A) Nikita Khrushchev B) Ho Chi Minh C) Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) D) Chiang Kai-shek
72) In what area of Southeast Asia did the United States armed forces fight during the 1960s and 1970s? A) Japan B) Vietnam C) Korea D) China
Which one of the following best describes the theme of the cartoon? A) The United States was getting involved in an uncertain war. B) The citizens in the United States were protesting the war. C) The United States lacked the technology to win the war. D) The United States defense spending slowly decreased during the war.
74) What United States president made the largest military commitment in Vietnam? A) John F. Kennedy B) Richard Nixon C) Lyndon B. Johnson D) Dwight D. Eisenhower
75) Which one of the following led directly to the bombing of North Vietnam? A) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution B) New Frontier program C) Warren Commission D) Helsinki Agreement
76) What power was granted to President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution? A) right to draft women into the armed forces B) ability to hold open peace talks with North Vietnam C) power to ratify an armistice treaty D) control of the United States military against North Vietnam
77) What gave Lyndon B. Johnson authority to increase United States involvement in the Vietnam War? A) Warren Commission B) War Powers Act C) Great Society D) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
78) What did Lyndon Johnson do when military officials claimed United States ships had been fired upon in the Gulf of Tonkin? A) He considered it an act of war and began an attack against North Vietnam. B) He began extensive searches for communists within the United States military. C) He asked Congress for a declaration of war against North Vietnam. D) He appealed to the United Nations seeking punishment against North Vietnam.
79) Why did United States become involved in the Vietnam War? A) to stop the attacks by China B) to stop the Communist Vietcong from taking over in South Vietnam C) to help create a government for Ho Chi Minh D) to assist the North Vietnamese
80) Where might these cartoons most likely have appeared? A) in a South Vietnamese magazine B) on an Army recruitment poster C) in a congressional report D) on the editorial page of a newspaper
81) What two points about the Vietnam War do the cartoons suggest? A) United States involvement in the war in Vietnam was necessary and popular with the American people. B) The war in Vietnam was very expensive and many Americans lost their lives in Vietnam. C) The United States made money selling arms during the Vietnam war at the cost of many Vietnamese lives. D) The Vietnam war was fought over religious differences and money issues.
82) What was the purpose of President Richard Nixon's Vietnamization policy? A) to force an end to the war by convincing Congress to send more American troops B) to surrender and negotiate the terms of peace C) to equip and train South Vietnam's army to fight on their own D) to immediately withdraw all American troops from the fighting
83) During the Vietnam War, which one of the following countries was affected by the fighting? A) Cuba B) India C) Cambodia D) Turkey
84) What term best describes the hit-and-run military tactics used by the Vietcong in the Vietnam War? A) guerrilla warfare B) brinkmanship C) passive resistance D) diplomacy
85) What was a reason that protests against war grew during the Vietnam Conflict? A) Americans were influenced by European protest movements B) mass media, such as television, kept many people informed C) unemployment was at an all-time high D) people were more interested in war
86) One reason many Americans opposed United States involvement in the war in Vietnam was that A) communism should have been allowed to spread in Asia B) the conflict should have been resolved by the Soviet Union C) another nation's civil war should not concern the United States D) the war caused problems for Europe
87) What did President Lyndon B. Johnson announce in 1968 as opposition to the war in Vietnam grew? A) He would attempt to end the war in Vietnam. B) He would withdrawal the United States from the League of Nations. C) He would increase the United States military forces. D) He would run for the presidency in 1968.
88) Which one of the following statements best describes the Vietnam Conflict near the end of Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency? A) Americans were fighting an air war with very few ground troops. B) American troops had pulled out and the Communist leaders of North Vietnam claimed victory. C) Over one million soldiers had been deployed and Americans were winning the conflict. D) Cease-fire initiatives limited the bombing, but troops would remain in Vietnam for another five years.
89) What president was responsible for ending United States involvement in the Vietnam War? A) John F. Kennedy B) Jimmy Carter C) Richard Nixon D) Gerald Ford
90) What did Richard Nixon do after he pledged to begin withdrawing United States military forces from Vietnam? A) He began large-scale troop withdrawals from Vietnam. B) He secretly increased air strikes in Cambodia and Laos, expanding the war. C) He began the peace talks through the Geneva Accords. D) He ordered the military leaders to withdraw but they refused.
91) What was an important reason for the withdrawal of United States troops from the Vietnam conflict? A) The conflict hurt business in the United States. B) South Vietnam had won the conflict. C) The Supreme Court ordered the president to end the conflict. D) Opposition to the conflict became more widespread within the United States.
92) What body of government tried to use the unpopularity of the war in Vietnam to regain greater influence over United States foreign policy? A) president of the United States B) Supreme Court C) federal regulatory agencies D) Congress of the United States
93) What was Congress' reaction when Richard Nixon escalated the Vietnam War? A) Congress declared Nixon's actions unconstitutional. B) Congress passed the War Powers Act to limit presidential wartime authority. C) Congress began impeachment proceedings against Nixon. D) Congress decided to declare war against North Vietnam.
94) How has the president's power to send troops to "trouble spots" changed since the Vietnam War? A) A constitutional amendment has increased that power. B) That power is now decided by a public vote. C) The military now controls that power. D) Congress now limits that power.
95) What power of the president did the War Powers Act of 1973 limit? A) sending troops into battle B) declaring war C) creating a peace agreement D) increasing taxes during wartime
96) What military alliance did the Soviet Union form with other communist nations in 1955? A) Iron Curtain B) Allies C) SEATO D) Warsaw Pact
97) NATO and the Warsaw Pact were both A) military alliances B) affiliated with the United Nations C) designed to keep the peace D) programs to end the Cold War
98) What agency was organized by the Soviet Union in response to the formation of NATO? A) Warsaw Treaty Organization B) Axis Alliance C) Lublin Committee D) Yalta Conference
99) What president of Egypt seized control of the Suez Canal in 1956? A) Anwar el‑Sadat B) Gamal Abdel Nasser C) Menachem Begin D) Hosni Mubarak
100) What action did the United States take during the Suez Crisis of 1956? A) They sent marines into Syria. B) They joined the attack on Egypt to free the canal. C) They joined in a United Nations resolution condemning an attack on Egypt. D) They sent military forces to Israel.
101) What nations invaded Egypt during the Suez Canal in 1956? A) France, Great Britain, and Israel B) the United States and Russia C) Great Britain and the United States D) Russia, Poland, and Iran
102) What resulted from the anti-Soviet riots in Poland in 1956? A) The Soviet Union arrested and publically executed the protestors to defer further riots. B) The United States gave military aid to the rebels helped win freedom from Soviet domination. C) The Soviet Union agreed to reduce the number of troops in Poland and gave more freedom to the Polish government. D) Soviet Union troops invaded Poland and suppressed further rebel attacks.
103) What was the Soviet Union's response to the Hungarian Revolution in 1956? A) The Soviet Union withdrew from the Warsaw Pact. B) The Soviet Union merged Hungary and Austria together under Soviet rule. C) The Soviet Union promised freedom and then invaded. D) The Soviet Union helped the Hungarian people establish a democratic government.
104) Why did the United States not force a Soviet Union withdrawal from Hungary after its suppression of the Hungarian uprising in 1956? A) The United States did not care about the plight of the Hungarian people. B) The United States did not want to risk a war with the Soviet Union. C) The United States had little support from the United Nations. D) All the United States troops were occupied in fighting the Vietnam Conflict.
105) How did the Western powers respond to the Hungarian Revolution of 1956? A) by giving United States military aid to the rebels B) by breaking relations with the Soviet Union C) by allowing Hungarians refuge in America D) by withdrawing from a disarmament treaty with the Soviets
106) What revolutionary Communist leader seized power in Cuba in 1959? A) Toussaint L'Ouverture B) Fidel Castro C) Fulgencio Baptiste D) Bernardo O'Higgins
107) What Cuban leader did Fidel Castro overthrow in 1952? A) Fulgencio Batista B) Nikita Kruschev C) Queen Liliukalani D) Manuel Noriega
108) What action by John F. Kennedy was an attempt to change Cuba's communist government by encouraging an uprising? A) New Frontier B) Vietnam Conflict C) Warren Commission D) Bay of Pigs invasion
109) What did United States officials hope would result from the Bay of Pigs invasion? A) removal of Russian nuclear weapons from Cuba B) overthrow of the Castro communist government C) improvement of the Cuban armed forces D) elimination of the blockade of Cuba
110) What program was created by the United States to improve relations with Latin America? A) Alliance for Progress B) Helsinki Agreement C) SALT Agreement D) Camp David Accords
111) Through what foreign policy program did John F. Kennedy give aid and encourage democratic government in Latin America? A) New Frontier B) Peace Corps C) Alliance for Progress D) NATO
112) What service program of President John F. Kennedy provided guidance to underdeveloped third world countries? A) Unicef B) Americorps C) Vista D) Peace Corps
113) Which one of the following programs did President John F. Kennedy begin while serving his term as president? A) Peace Corps B) Social Security C) Great Society D) Medicare
114) What was the main reason for the creation of the Peace Corps? A) to increase United States trade B) to encourage membership in the United Nations C) to encourage imperialism D) to provide assistance to poor nations
115) What structure symbolized the division between the communist and free sectors of Germany after World War II? A) Iron Curtain B) Statue of Liberty C) Great Wall D) Berlin Wall
116) Which one of the following was the reason for building the Berlin Wall? A) to clearly define the border between East and West Germany B) to prevent an invasion from the United States C) to prevent people from East Berlin from migrating to the west D) to reduce unemployment
117) What leader was directly responsible for building the Berlin Wall? A) Nikita Khrushchev B) Dwight D. Eisenhower C) John F. Kennedy D) Leonid Brezhnev
118) Which one of the following events is an example of Cold War tensions? A) invasion of Kuwait B) Cuban Missile Crisis C) fall of the Philippines D) Hitler's invasion of Poland
19) Which one of the following nations opposed each other during the Cuban Missile Crisis? A) United States and Spain B) Cuba and Spain C) Soviet Union and the United States D) Soviet Union and Cuba
120) During John F. Kennedy's administration, conflict with the Soviet Union took place over missiles that were placed in what nation? A) Cuba B) Panama C) Afghanistan D) Hungary
121) What conflict with the Soviet Union developed over missiles found in the Western Hemisphere? A) Gulf of Tonkin Resolution B) Cuban Missile Crisis C) Bay of Pigs Invasion D) Gulf War
122) The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred because A) Russia began to build missiles in China B) Cuba aimed their missiles at Washington, DC, on the advice of the Soviets C) Russia installed missiles in Cuba and the United States objected D) the United States wished to install missile launchers in Cuba, but Russia objected
123) What action did President John F. Kennedy take during the Cuban Missile Crisis? A) proposed the SALT Agreement B) assaulted Cuba C) sent troops to the Bay of Pigs D) set up a naval blockade around Cuba
124) During the Cold War, what improved relations between the United States and the Soviet Union? A) signing of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty B) construction of the Berlin Wall C) formation of NATO D) United States participation in the war in Vietnam
125) What term described the improved relations and easing of tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 1970s? A) peaceful coexistence B) Cold War C) détente D) containment
126) During the period 1971-1980, United States foreign policy toward the Soviet Union could best be described as A) aiming to set up a mutual defense pact B) moving toward isolationism C) leading to war D) moving toward agreements, trade, and cooperation
127) Which event was an example of détente? A) blockade of Cuba by the United States B) Nixon's visit to the Soviet Union C) building the Berlin Wall D) Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
128) What did the United States and the Soviet Union agree to under détente? A) increase in trade with each other B) elimination of each nation's nuclear arsenals C) non-interference in each nations' political affairs D) standardization in the price of oil
129) The newspaper headline reflects a policy of A) colonialism B) imperialism C) détente D) isolation
130) How did Richard Nixon bring about positive changes to the United States relations with Communist China? A) by withdrawing completely from international affairs B) by signing the SALT Agreement C) by inviting Nikita Khrushchev to join the United Nations D) by making a visit to Communist China and meeting its leaders
131) Why was Richard Nixon's visit to China so important? A) He was able to learn several Chinese military secrets. B) He forced China to withdraw support from North Vietnam. C) He improved relations between the United States and China. D) He opened China to foreign trade.
132) Which one of the following best described the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1970s? A) increased cooperation in some areas B) almost no contacts with each other C) increased hostilities D) generally no change from earlier years
133) What did the United States and China agree to during President Richard Nixon's visit to China? A) make peace with the Soviet Union Communists B) permit the Chinese to take control of Tibet C) end the war in Vietnam D) increase communication and cultural programs
134) Which one of the following presidents improved relations with the USSR by visiting and signing arms limitations agreements? A) Richard Nixon B) Woodrow Wilson C) John F. Kennedy D) Dwight D. Eisenhower
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