AC Test

  1. Under both the Eisenhower and Truman Doctrine the U.S. would help countries threatened by what?
  2. Under the Brinkmanship policy the U.S. trimmed it's army and navy while building up it's what?
    Air Force
  3. What doctrine called for only U.S. economic and financial aid?
    Truman Doctrine
  4. What doctrine called for U.S. military, economic, and financial aid?
  5. U.S. policy to go to the edge of all out war with the U.S.S.R. is known as what?
  6. Competition between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. to go into space was called what?
    The Space Race
  7. The Soviets launched the first __________ into space on Oct 4, 1957
  8. What was the name of the first satellite launched into space?
    Sputnik I
  9. As a result of the space race the U.S. schools began to emphasize what two subjects?
    Math and Science
  10. Gary Powers is famous for piloting what airplane?
    U-2 Spy Plane
  11. Who was the U.S. President at the end of WWII?
    Harry S. Truman
  12. Whoo Lead COmmunist China during the 1950's?
    Mao Zedong
  13. Who lead Democratic China?
    Chiang kai-shek
  14. Who became the leader of the U.S.S.R. after Stalin died?
    Nikita Khrushchev
  15. Who lead the U.N. forces in the Korean War?
    General Douglas MacArthur
  16. Who was the first country to develop the Atomic Bomb?
    The U.S.
  17. What does the "H" in H-Bomb stand for?
  18. The Competition to build the most and most powerful nuclear weapons was called the what?
    Nuclear Arms Race
  19. Who was the first country to develop the H-bomb?
    The U.S.
  20. Name FIVE countries who currently have PROVEN Nuclear Weapons stockpiles
    • U.S.
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Russia
    • PakistanIndia
    • China
  21. What large country fell to Communism in 1949?
  22. Over what country was the U-2 Spy Plane shot down over?
  23. What is "little China" called today?
    Taiwan Chinese Taipei
  24. What was the official (NOT TAIWAN) name of the Island where the Republic of China leaders fled?
  25. Where did the U.S. surprise attack the North Koreans?
  26. The unprecidented population explosion after WWII was called what?
    The Baby Boom
  27. Small residential communities surrounding cities are called what?
  28. Popular Campaign slogan for Dwight D. Eisenhower was what?
    "I like Ike"
  29. A company that offers similar products or services in many locations is called a what?
  30. What large U.S. infrastructure project did President Eisenhower start in the 1950's?
    The U.S. Interstate System
  31. What does CIA stand for?
    Central Intelligence Agency
  32. Warsaw is the capitol of which country?
  33. What does NATO stand for?
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  34. Name 3 countries from the Warsaw Pact
    • U.S.S.R.
    • Poland
    • East Germany
    • Romania
    • Czechoslovakia
    • HungaryBulgaria
    • Albania
  35. Name 5 countries that belong to NATO
    • U.K.
    • U.S.
    • France
    • Norway
    • Netherlands
    • Belgium
    • West Germany
    • Luxembourg
    • Turkey
    • Greece
    • Portugal
    • Iceland Italy
  36. Who was the first African American baseball player to play in the Major League?
    Jackie Robinson
  37. The increased use of what allowed Americans more freedom during the 1950's?
    The Automobile
  38. Name three NEGATIVE effects of the use of the increased use of the Automobile during the 1950's
    • Noise
    • Traffic
    • Pollution
  39. Which famous amusement park opened in 1955 due to the interstate highway system?
  40. Another word for buying material goods is what?
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