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12/30/2020Sophia :: Welcome1/15UNIT 3 — MILESTONE 3Score26/31You passed this Milestone26 questions were answered correctly.5 questions were answered incorrectly.1"After the violence at Selma, our governor, George Wallace, refused to do anything about it, so I was proud ofour president, who introduced and signed a bill into law which removed obstacles for African Americans andlent federal support to our cause." What was the name of that bill?The Equal Rights ActThe Great Society ActThe Civil Rights ActThe Voting Rights ActCONCEPTJohnson's Vision: The Great Society 2What was one assumption behind the United States's decision to adopt a strategy of containment afterWorld War II?
12/30/2020Sophia :: Welcome2/15Isolating Germany would protect the Soviet Union from further invasions.The United States would have to eventually confront the Soviet Union with military force.Communism was poised to expand into Asia and Europe.Through a gradual process, the United States would withdraw from the world stage.CONCEPTOrigins of the Cold War 3Select the statement that best reflects John Kennedy's Flexible Response strategy during the Cold War.It was the initial developer of the military-industrial complex.It established a naval quarantine around Cuba to prevent the island from falling to Communism.It favored displays of military strength over softer forms of diplomacy like economic aid.It was reluctant to embrace the idea of "massive retaliation" in response to Soviet aggression.CONCEPTThe Cold War Continues 4Choose the statement that explains one way the federal government supported private business duringWorld War II.“We will assume the majority of costs associated with converting your factory to produce wartimematerials.” “We will decrease taxes on corporations and allow them to lower wages for the duration of the war.”
12/30/2020Sophia :: Welcome3/15“We will award defense contracts to the smallest 100 corporations in the United States.”“We will enforce antitrust regulations while wartime mobilization and production are in effect.”CONCEPTArsenal of Democracy 5What was the purpose of the U.S. strategy of "island-hopping" in the Pacific?To keep Japanese soldiers at sea rather than entrenched in fortified bunkers on land.To seize outlying islands in order to get close enough to bomb the Japanese mainland.To protect the Philippines and other American holdings from being invaded.To weaken and divide Japanese troops by launching multiple attacks in multiple locations.CONCEPTFighting World War II 6Choose the statement that best analyzes events in the year 1968 through the lens of race.