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You passed this Milestone29 questions were answered correctly.2 questions were answered incorrectly.1In the same way that conditions of the Cold War encouraged political conformity, economic expansion in the 1950s encouraged __________ conformity.psychologicalinternalreligiousculturalCONCEPTFamily Life in the 1950s2Which 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.""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.""I'm grateful that the government is helping me to take care of my children while I support the war effort."CONCEPT
The American Homefront3In 1961, civil rights organizations organized "Freedom Rides." What was their purpose?To test the enforcement of desegregation in interstate transportation To register African Americans to vote in Southern statesTo desegregate private businesses in the SouthTo convince President John Kennedy to provide federal protection for civil rights workersCONCEPTThe Early 1960s4In the summer of 1963, President John Kennedy stated his support for a civil rights bill. The bill he envisioned would give the federal government greater power to do which of the following actions?Enforce school desegregationArrest violent protestorsOversee elections in Southern statesIntroduce affirmative actionCONCEPTThe Early 1960s5Which of the following World War II events happened first?
Britain and France declared war on Germany.Japan invaded China and captured the city of Nanjing.Congress passed the Lend-Lease Act to assist Great Britain.Japan and Germany signed a mutual defense treaty.CONCEPTNeutrality to Involvement6The United States, while concerned with the rise of fascism, was committed to nonintervention in European affairs in the 1930s for which of the following reasons?Franklin Roosevelt signed a non-aggression pact with Hitler in the 1930s.The United States did not fully comprehend the scale of Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic campaigns.Russia was committed to stopping the spread of fascism and the riseof Nazi Germany.The United States was already committed to defending China from Japan.CONCEPTNeutrality to Involvement7Choose the true statement about the effects of economic expansion in 1950s America.
“There were plenty of 'white collar' jobs available in sales, management and business.”"I waited until I was older to marry so that I could take afford a bigger house.""As a woman, I was able to keep my job in the factory even after veterans returned home.""My dishwasher and electric vacuum cleaner made my domestic responsibilities lighter."CONCEPTFamily Life in the 1950s8Prior to Brown v. Board of Education, in 1946, President Harry Truman worked on advancing civil rights.