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1 EOC Review AP US History

2 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

3 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

4 3. During the Gulf War, the United States and its allies fought the forces of
Iraq Iran Saudi Arabia Kuwait

5 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”

6 5. Bill Clinton became the first two-term Democratic president since
Woodrow Wilson Franklin Roosevelt Jimmy Carter Dwight E. Eisenhower

7 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

8 7. In the 1990s, a virtual monopoly on computer-operating systems was achieved by
Apple Compaq Microsoft Pentium

9 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

13 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

14 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

15 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

16 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

17 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

18 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

19 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

20 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

21 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

22 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

23 22. Which entertainment media became popular only after World War II?
TV Motion Pictures Radio Phonograph Records

24 Answer key D C A B

25 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)

26 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

27 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

28 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

29 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

30 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

31 Blacks 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

32 Blacks Adam Clayton Powell Malcolm X Stokely Carmichael Black Panthers
Black Muslims Block Power 24th Amendment Watts, Detroit Race Riots Kerner Commission on civil Disorders

33 Vietnam 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

34 Vietnam Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers My Lai, Lt. Calley
Senator Fullbright Bombing of Laos and Cambodia Vietnamization Paris Accords, 1973

35 1960s 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

36 1960s Great Society War on Poverty Medicare 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

37 1970s Watergate White house “plumbers” Watergate Tapes
Impeachment proceedings SALT 1 Agreement Détente China visit, 1972 Recognition of China Henry Kissinger, “shuttle diplomacy” 26th amendment Chicanos Cesar Chavez China visit, 1972 Recognition of China Henry Kissinger, “shuttle diplomacy”

38 1970s 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

39 1980s and 1990s Olympic boycott, 1980 Reganomics 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

40 1980s and 1990s 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

41 1980s and 1990s Iran-Contra Affair, Irangate
Panama, Gan. Noriega, Drug-trafficking indictment, Conviction Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, Gen. Schwarzkopf SCUD missiles, Patriot missiles MTV Somalia Whitewater Clinton’s Health Plan Oklahoma city Bombing, 1995 Million Man March on Washington D.C., 1995, Louis Farrakhan 911

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