Final Test Review 2013 Fall
1. All of the following factors promoted the growth of suburbs
a. Low cost government loans.
b. Expanded road and highway construction.
c. Increased automobile production.
d. The baby boom.
2. The mood of the “Beat Generation’ is best reflected in which Jack Kerouac’s On the Road.
3. The decade of the 1950’s was characterized by women doing what?
4. All of the following were reasons why a consumer culture appeared in the 1950’s
a. The creation of credit cards and easy payment plans.
b. An increased ability of advertisers to create demand for new products.
c. The appearance of new and varied products.
d. “Keeping up with the Jones”.
5. The Soviet Union’s launching of Sputnik in 1957 immediately…show more content… 33. Johnson’s Great Society, for all practical purposes, was put to end in 1968 because of what? His decision to not run for presidency and not accept DNC nomination
34. Which of the following events are in the correct order?
a. McCarthy announces his candidacy, Tet Offensive, Johnson pulls out of race
b. McCarthy announces his candidacy, RFK assassinated, Tet Offensive
c. RFK assassinated, MLK assassinated, The Chicago Convention
d. MLK assassinated, RFK assassinated, , McCarthy announces his candidacy
e. None of the above
35. Who said the following: “For it seems now more certain than ever that the bloody experience of Vietnam is to end in a stalemate”? Walter Kronkite
36. Which president first got the U.S. involved in Vietnam? JFK
37. Whose political campaign was dubbed the “Children’s Crusade”? Eugene McCarthy
38. Escalation is to Johnson as _______________ is to Richard Nixon.
39. What effect did the Pentagon Papers have on the American public?
40. Which of the following is not a legacy of the Vietnam War?
41. Nixon’s domestic policy included all of the following:
a. More power to the state governments
b. Increased police power to fight crime
c. Reduced federal spending
d. Appointing conservative judges to federal courts
42. What was the job of “Nixon’s Plumbers”? to take care or do away with anyone that was speaking out of turn against the Nixon