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Sophia – US History II – Milestone 3 Final 1 Which of the following was a significant effect of containment policy and the Cold War on the American government in the 1940s and 1950s? The expulsion of all persons of Russian descent from state and federal employment The creation of new federal bodies, such as the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency, to curtail Communist subversion at home and abroad The temporary suspension of the First Amendment in an effort to contain state secrets related to the atomic bomb A gradual acceptance of diverse views and behaviors related to sexuality and gender CONCEPT The Cold War in America 2 Choose the statement that best reflects a reaction against Brown v. Board of Education by Southerners during the 1950s. “We will protest the desegregation of buses by refusing to use them.” "We will close all of the schools for black children in the South. "We disagree with this ruling in principle, but it will have little effect on daily life." “This ruling will destroy the friendly relationship between the white and black races.” CONCEPT The Consequences of Brown V Board 3 "As part of the Lyndon Johnson administration's War on Poverty, my teenage son participated in a program which provided training and work experience so he could have the same advantages as others." What was the name of that program? Community Action Program Head Start Teacher Corps Job Corps
CONCEPT Johnson's Vision: The Great Society 4 Which of the following statements reflects a reason identity politics grew in the United States in the 1960s? “Because we were poor and working class, we were disproportionately drafted and sent into combat in Vietnam.” "The Democratic and Republican Parties were growing further apart on social policy." "My identity as a woman was less important than my identity as an American." “Based on the idea that the United States is a melting pot, we support policies that address the needs of all Americans.” CONCEPT The Rise of Identity Politics in America 5 Which statement reflects an effect that World War II had on American workers? "The war has made it harder for me to find a well paid job that allows me to support my family." "I'm grateful that the government is helping me to take care of my children while I support the war effort." "As a woman, I feel excluded from the economic benefits the war has generated." "As a black man, Roosevelt's Executive Order 8802 prohibits me from taking advantage of opportunities in the defense industry." CONCEPT The American Homefront 6 Which of the following statements reflect the effects of the Second Red Scare on the American people? "Although we know the Soviet Union has developed an atomic bomb, few of us are actually concerned." “Many Hollywood films are reinforcing the importance of traditional families and responsibilities." “Rallies and demonstrations grew under what the public perceived as government oppression.”
"As a member of the Army, I am immune to any suspicion that I hold communist sympathies."

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