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Unformatted text preview: 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) Question 22 2 / 2 pts ­ Source: Hungerford Cy, artist. "An Uncomfortable Situation." December 3, 1953. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. In the cartoon, who appears to be made "uncomfortable" by McCarthy? Richard Nixon Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower Douglas Macarthur Question 23 2 / 2 pts 11/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) The Chinese offensive of 1950­51 can be considered a response to Harry Truman's call for a UN invasion of Beijing. Douglas Macarthur's call for the use of nuclear weapons against communist targets in east Asia. Dwight Eisenhower's call for the use of nuclear weapons against communist targets in east Asia. U.S. support for China's enemy, Japan. 12/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) Question 24 2 / 2 pts ­ Letter from Jackie Robinson to the President. Source: U.S. National Archives. Page 2 of the letter is not shown. What is the thesis of Mr. Robinson's letter? The current President supports policies that do undo harm to Chock Full o' Nuts and other coffee companies. It's unreasonable to continue asking black citizens to wait patiently for civil rights. The current President has handled civil rights worse than any other in the twentieth century. For black Americans, pursuit of equality under the Constitution is going well. 13/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) Question 25 2 / 2 pts ­ Letter from Jackie Robinson to the President. Source: U.S. National Archives. Page 2 of the letter is not shown. Before he was an executive for the Chock Full o' Nuts coffee company, the author of this letter gained fame as a leader, alongside Martin Luther King II, of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. California's first black member of Congress. the first black man in the twentieth century on a Major League Baseball team. the man who convinced President Truman to extend G.I. Bill benefits to black veterans. 14/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) Question 26 2 / 2 pts ­ Letter from Jackie Robinson to the President. Source: U.S. National Archives. Page 2 of the letter is not shown. From the paragraph surrounded by a dark line, it is apparent that Mr. Robinson is responding to a recent conflict over civil rights in Montgomery, Alabama. Memphis, Tennessee. Little Rock, Arkansas. Greensboro, North Carolina. 15/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) Question 27 2 / 2 pts ­ 1959 public domain image retrieved from Wikipedia. Location omitted for test question purposes. The first development that looked like the one above was in the metropolitan area of Chicago. Los Angeles. New York City. Houston. Question 28 2 / 2 pts “‘All men are created equal. They are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.’ This immortal statement was made in the Declaration of Independence of the United States of America in 1776…Those are undeniable truths. Nevertheless, for more than eighty years, the French imperialists, abusing the standard of Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity, have violated our Fatherland and oppressed our fellow­citizens. They have acted contrary to the ideals of humanity and justice. In the field of politics, they have deprived our people of every democratic liberty. They have enforced inhuman laws…They have built more prisons than schools…In the fields of economics, they have fleeced us to the backbone, impoverished our people, and devastated our land…Not withstanding all this, our fellow­citizens have always manifested toward the French a tolerant and humane attitude. …the Vietminh League helped many Frenchmen to cross the frontier, rescued some of them from Japanese jails, and protected French lives and property…For these 16/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) reasons, we, members of the Provisional Government, representing the whole Vietnamese people, declare that from now on we break off all relations of a colonial character with France; we repeal all the international obligation that France has so far subscribed to on behalf of Vietnam and we abolish all the special rights the French have unlawfully acquired in our Fatherland…We are convinced that the Allied nations which at Tehran and San Francisco have acknowledged the principles of self­determination and equality of nations, will not refuse to acknowledge the independence of Vietnam…For these reasons, we, members of the Provisional Government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, solemnly declare to the world that Vietnam has the right to be a free and independent country…” ­ Viet Nam Declaration of Independence (1945) How does Ho Chi Minh arrive at the conclusion that independence is Viet Nam's due? By promising that Viet Nam would only support communism until its independence from France and China had been achieved By reminding Americans that they and the people of Viet Nam had been allies in the fight against Japan before 1945 By pointing out that Vichy France's subservience to the Nazis made the French undeserving of an empire By concurring with Thomas Jefferson's assertions about the fundamental rights of people to self­ determination Question 29 2 / 2 pts On the floor of the U.S. Senate last week, Georgia's Walter F. George read a manifesto signed by 82 Southern Representatives and 19 Southern Senators. It pledged the signers to exert "all lawful means" toward reversing the Supreme Court's desegregation decision, and it appealed to Southerners "to scrupulously refrain from disorder and lawless acts." The idea for a Southern manifesto was conceived by South Carolina's Senator Strom Thurmond, who enlisted the powerful aid of Virginia's Senator Harry Byrd. ­ Time Magazine, March. 26, 1956 The immediate cause for writing and publicizing the "Southern Manifesto" was Harry Truman's re­election. Harry Truman's executive order de­segregating the military. 17/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruling. Strom Thurmond's re­election. Question 30 2 / 2 pts ­ Quote from The Lonely Crowd (1950) by David Riesman Although Riesman's most famous work was non­fiction, the quote and cover indicate its theme can be compared with the work of the 1840s­1860s Hudson River School 1920s Lost Generation 1910s Niagara Movement 1920s Harlem Renaissance Question 31 2 / 2 pts 18/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) ­ Quote from The Lonely Crowd (1950) by David Riesman The quote and book cover above indicate that David Riesman's work was a commentary on post­WWII economic weakness. racial conflict. conformity and alienation. fears of nuclear attack. Question 32 2 / 2 pts 19/32 7/29/2016 (8 Major) Module 8 Updated Exam: 5 ­ AP US HIST B (0312VIRKSB­4) What belongs in the "A and C" zone? Signed major entitlement legislation to benefit the elderly Republican Party membership at a time when the GOP was more liberal Signed a Declaration of War from Congress Grew up in the South Question 33 2 / 2 pts "It was a great, great era for white males, but for women I think there was really a narrow conception of what women were made for. They were turned into breeders. So, that it was a step backward for women, I guess you'd have to say, and it wasn't much of a step forward for blacks, either." ­ Novelist John Updike, discussing the Baby Boom years in the "Best Years" episode of the ABC Television series "The Century: America's Time." Who, most likely, would have agreed? Linda Brown Gunnar Myrdal Phyllis Schlafly 20/32 ...
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