Vietnam, Nixon,Ford, &Carter
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which of the following was an attempt to prevent another prolonged, undeclared war like the Vietnam conflict?
    answer choices
    Nixon Doctrine
    War Powers Act
    Tonkin Gulf Resolution
    Paris Accords
  • Question 2
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    Q. How did President Richard Nixon expand the Vietnam conflict?
    answer choices
    by signing a mutual defense treaty with China
    by bombing enemy troops in surrounding Asian nations
    by placing a trade embargo on surrounding Asian nations
    by sending troops to Taiwan without legislative approva
  • Question 3
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    Q. Vietnamization was a policy advanced by Richard Nixon. What was its purpose?
    answer choices
    to increase American forces in Vietnam
    to decrease American forces in Vietnam
    to increase friendly Chinese forces in Vietnam
    to overwhelm the Viet Cong with U.S. forces
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following brought about the end of U.S. soldiers fighting in Vietnam and allowed our troops to come home?
    answer choices
    Paris Peace Accords
    Case-Churchill Amendment
    new government in South Vietnam
    the capture of the capital, Saigon
  • Question 5
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    Q. During the time between the passage of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the start of the Tet offensive, what happened in the Vietnam War?
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    All U.S. civilians were evacuated from Vietnam.
    Peace talks between South Vietnam and North Vietnam were conducted in Paris
    The U.S. government deployed more troops to Vietnam. 
    South Vietnam surrendered to North Vietnam.
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which conclusion can be drawn from a study of the Vietnam War?
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    Foreign policy can be altered by public opinion.
    The policy of containment was successful.
    Military superiority ensures military victory.
    The power of the president is reduced during wartime.
  • Question 7
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    Q. What was one domestic result of the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War?
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    Improved relations between youth and the older generation
    Increased faith in militarism as a foreign policy
    Increased attention to social programs
    Greater public distrust of government policies
  • Question 8
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    Q. The Camp David Accords negotiated during President Jimmy Carter's administration were an attempt to
    answer choices
    establish peace in the Middle East.
    end rapidly inflating oil prices.
    encourage the use of solar and other clean energy sources.
    decrease United States control of the Panama Canal
  • Question 9
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    Q. The Camp David Accords promoted by President Jimmy Carter were significant because they represented 
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    the end of the Vietnam War
    a lasting arms-reduction treaty
    the first peace agreement between Israel and an Arab nation
    the establishment of a worldwide human rights policy on the issue of statehood
  • Question 10
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    Q. In 1979, the Iran Hostage Crisis involved a mob of Islamist revolutionaries who overran the U.S. embassy and took embassy workers hostage in protest of
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    U.S. detainment of Iranian diplomats in New York on charges of espionage
    the sale of U.S. military equipment to Iraq.
    U.S. naval movements in the Strait of Hormuz.
    perceived attempts by the United States to undermine the Iranian Revolution.
  • Question 11
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    Q. United States involvement in the Vietnam War was based in part on a desire to 
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    protect American business interests in China.
    ensure access to an adequate supply of oil from the Middle East
    contain communism in Southeast Asia.
    prevent renewed Japanese expansionism in the Pacific
  • Question 12
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    Q. The Domino Theory, popular in the 1950s and 1960s, assumed the expansion of 
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    Soviet influence into China
    communism into Southeast Asia
    South African apartheid into other African nations.
    totalitarianism throughout Latin America.
  • Question 13
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    Q. What was a major reason why President Lyndon B. Johnson decided not to run for reelection in 1968?
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    His Vietnam War policies had reduced his popularity with voters
    Most Americans were unhappy with his failure to establish social reforms.
    He was threatened with impeachment for government scandals.
    He was constitutionally ineligible to hold a third term as president
  • Question 14
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    Q. The Berkeley demonstrations, riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and the Kent State protest all reflected student disapproval of
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    the unequal status of women
    the Vietnam War.
    racial segregation.
    increases in college tuition.
  • Question 15
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    Q. The television coverage of the Vietnam War illustrates that
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    the American people, on the basis of the information they receive, can influence government policy.
    government can limit freedom of the press in times of national crisis.
    public opinion is rarely affected by the news media.
    the news media can be trusted to portray events accurately.
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which action did President Gerald Ford take in an attempt to end the national controversy over the Watergate affair?
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    He declined to run for re-election
    He declared a new war on urban poverty.
    He pardoned Richard Nixon.
    He asked Congress to impeach Richard Nixon.
  • Question 17
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    Q. The presidency of Gerald Ford was unique because he 
    answer choices
    resigned from the office of president.
    ran for office as a nonpartisan candidate
    won the office by running on a third-party ticket.
    was not elected to either the presidency or the vice presidency.
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which principle was most weakened as a result of the Watergate controversy?
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    Judicial review
    States' rights
    Congressional immunity
    Executive privilege
  • Question 19
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    Q. What was a major result of the Watergate controversy?
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    The vice president was forced to resign.
    Three Supreme Court justices resigned.
    The president resigned from office.
    The Congressional Minority Whip resigned.
  • Question 20
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    Q. The resolution of the Watergate Affair is significant because it reinforced the idea that
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    the Supreme Court is reluctant to make decisions about matters involving the presidency
    the United States has a government based on laws, not on individuals.
    the chief executive has nearly unlimited powers, but only during wartime.
    Congress is not effective in dealing with a constitutional crisis.
  • Question 21
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    Q. The Watergate investigation during President Richard Nixon's administration demonstrated that 
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    impeachment is the only way for a president to leave office
    Congress had lost much of its power and influence.
    separation of powers works effectively.
    the military has a great influence over government.
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