McCarthyism week one checkpoint

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McCarthyism McCarthyism Checkpoint American History HIS135 University of Phoenix Mark Watson May 11, 2011 Laura King Quiz—Week One “Cold War America” Directions: Read each question carefully and select the best possible answer. 1. _B__What led to the emergence of the United States and the Soviet Union as world superpowers? a. An intense, yet unequal, rivalry between the two countries b. The destruction of powerful European countries during WWII c. The Soviet Union felt a need to “police” the world d. A world-wide fear of communism 2. _C__ Why did Americans willingly accept the increased role of the government that formed during World War II? a. To provide equally for all American citizens, regardless of race, age, gender, or creed b. To help European countries recover from WWII c. An attempt to deter war in times of peace d. An attempt to create a governmental model based off of the Soviet Union
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3. _D__ To what does the Cold War refer? a. A world wide military struggle caused by the political ideologies of the Soviet Union b. An American attempt to prolong war after WWII officially ended c. A military struggle between mortal enemies, the Soviet Union and the United States d. An ideological struggle between communist forces and democratic forces 4. _A__Even before WWII, most Americans feared communism, and thus,
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