Ch.39 - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. In the early 1960s, as...

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Chapter 39 Test April 2005 1. In the early 1960s, as leader of France, Charles de Gaulle a. proposed a multinational nuclear unit within NATO. b. sought closer ties with Britain. c. favored an economically and militarily united "Atlantic Community." d. feared American control over European affairs. e. defended the French empire in Africa and Vietnam. 2. John F. Kennedy's strategy of "flexible response" a. was an updated version of John Foster Dulles's doctrine of massive retaliation. b. was used in his battle with the leadership of the steel industry. c. called for a variety of military options that could be matched to the scope and importance of a crisis. d. required increased spending on a variety of nuclear weapons systems to be deployed around the world. e. cut back nuclear weapons in favor of guerrilla forces. 3. While it seemed sane enough, John F. Kennedy's doctrine of flexible response contained some lethal logic that a. made the program far too expensive to support. b. required reliance on corrupt or dictatorial allies. c. failed to provide a mechanism for the progressive use of force. d. made the strategy useless outside Europe. e. potentially lowered the level at which diplomacy would give way to shooting. 4. American military forces entered Vietnam in order to a. gain eventual control of North Vietnam. b. help to stage a coup against Ngo Dinh Diem. c. prevent Ngo Dinh Diem's regime from falling to the communists. d. keep South Vietnam from falling to the communists until after the 1964 election. e. promote democratic reforms in South Vietnam. 5. The Alliance for Progress was intended to improve the level of economic well- being in a. Latin America. b. Africa. c. Southeast Asia. d. Korea, Japan, and the Philippines. e. Western Europe. 6. Which one of the following is least related to the other three? a. Tet b. Bay of Pigs c. Pleiku d. Gulf of Tonkin e. Operation Rolling Thunder 7. When the Soviet Union attempted to install nuclear weapons in Cuba, President Kennedy ordered a. the installation of nuclear weapons in Turkey. b. surgical air strikes against the missile sites. c. the invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. d. resumption of atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons. e. a naval quarantine of that island. 8. The Cuban missile crisis resulted in all of the following except a. U.S. agreement to abandon the American base at Guantanamo. b. the removal of Nikita Khrushchev from power in the Soviet Union. c. a U.S. promise not to invade Cuba. d. an ambitious program of military expansion by the Soviet Union. e. withdrawal of U.S. missiles in Turkey. 9. In a speech at American University in 1963, President Kennedy recommended the adoption of a policy toward the Soviet Union based on
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a. flexible response. b. massive retaliation.
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Ch.39 - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. In the early 1960s, as...

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