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9/17/2020Sophia :: Welcome1/16UNIT 3 — MILESTONE 3Score15/25You passed this Milestone15 questions were answered correctly.10 questions were answered incorrectly.1President Harry Truman outlined the Truman Doctrine in a speech to Congress in 1947.Choose the statement that best summarizes his argument in favor of this doctrine.“The United States has a responsibility to deliver supplies to European citizens caught in the Sovietblockade.”“We must form an alliance with European nations in which we all pledge to fight against Sovietaggression.”“The United States has an obligation to provide aid to any country currently fighting Communism.” “We must provide American financial aid to rebuild European countries so they do not turn toCommunism.”RATIONALEThe Truman Doctrine insisted that, as the leader of the free world after World War II, the United States had anobligation to assist anti-Communist regimes and forces throughout the world through military or financialassistance. Such a promise indicated that the United States would adopt a permanent presence on the world stageand opened the door for American interventions across the globe. CONCEPT
9/17/2020Sophia :: Welcome2/16The Cold War in Europe: The Iron Curtain Descends 2Which of the following was associated with New Left during the 1960s?Support for the Vietnam warWithdrawal from mainstream societyCommunesThe Free Speech MovementRATIONALEThe New Left was a group of political activists during the 1960s and 1970s who rejected traditional DemocraticParty liberalism, and advocated radical economic and social reforms. The New Left also promoted free speechon university campuses, and an end to U.S. involvement in Vietnam.The counterculture was another youth movement of the 1960s and ’70s that wanted the U.S. to withdraw itsarmed forces from Vietnam, but it criticized American society more deeply than the New Left. Some membersof the counterculture believed in — and practiced — political disengagement (i.e., "dropping out"), and adoptedalternative lifestyles, which they believed were "more authentic" than those lived by most Americans. CONCEPTThe Liberal Coalition Unravels 3In 1961, civil rights organizations organized “Freedom Rides.” What was their purpose?to desegregate private businesses in the Southto test the enforcement of desegregation in interstate transportation to convince president John Kennedy to provide federal protection for civil rights workersto register African Americans to vote in Southern states
9/17/2020Sophia :: Welcome3/16RATIONALEThe Freedom Rides, which were interracial bus trips through the South organized by the Congress of RacialEquality, were created to test the enforcement of a Supreme Court decision that prohibited segregation oninterstate transportation.