The establishment of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Counties
(OPEC) occurred on September 14, 1960. The countries that were members
consisted of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab
Emirates and Venezuela, Indonesia
One of the greatest crises of the 1960s in the United States was the war in
Vietnam. The United States generally supported anticolonial revolutions, but
Cold War politics complicated the situation in Vietnam, a French colony since
the late 19th century. I
When speaking of the Counterculture Movement of the 1960s, the casual
observer might suppose that the movement was a single phenomenon.
In fact, the Counterculture Movement was composed of many parts, some of
them contradicting other parts, some of them l
In 1959, Fidel Castro overthrew Cubas long-time dictator, Fulgencio Batista,
and assumed control of the country. Alarmed by Castros fervent Communist
beliefs and his relationship with Soviet Premiere Nikita Khrushchev, leader of
the Soviet Union, the Amer
The 1960s was a turbulent decade of social upheaval, social change,
polarization, and was marked by several high-profile assassinations.
President John F. Kennedys assassination while traveling along the
motorcade in Dallas, Texas, in November of 1963 sho
Unit 1 ThePostWarBoom
The Truman Doctrine was aimed at combatting what? The threat of internal subversion of friendly
George Kennan. Was the American Ambassador to Moscow
Which American involvement was directly a result of the Truman Doctrine?
Human Immune System
Which statement about antibodies is correct? They are produced by the B cells.
The immune system is which of the following? The system of defense of the body
Which of the following is a component of the adaptive immunity? B l
Hist 101 Unit 4 Technology Boom
What does the word glasnost mean? Openness
Secretary of State ; George Shultz
President of the United States of America ; Ronald Reagan
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union ; Mikhail Gorbachev
The Post-Watergate Era
It seems the Washington Post, Watergate: The Unfinished Business, was meant to discredit and
question the integrity of President Nixon during his time in The White House. There are statements
Gasoline rationing in the United States _. largely worked; was controlled by the law of supply
Which of the following would result with American aid to Israel in 1973? Project Independence is
announced by Henry Kissin
Photosynthesis is a chemical process that takes place in plants. It uses sunlight and carbon dioxide to
break nutrients into oxygen and energy.
Which of the following is considered a greenhouse gas? Ozone
One molecule of an ozone-depleti
Which of the following was correct regarding the televised Congressional Watergate Hearings? Became
more popular than the regular Soap Operas
Which of the following was reason why Nixon resigned as President of the United States? Because
What was the naval blockade suggested by EXCOMM designed for? To enforce military sanctions against
Which of the following was the reason why Nikita Khrushchev, the Russian Premier, forged an agreement
to supply and install the
What role does Cadmium play in the modern world?
Cadmium oxide, a brown powder formed by burning the metal in air, is used in
electroplating; it is also made by heating cadmium hydroxide. Cadmium forms a
carbonate, a chloride, and several complex
Which of the following were major concerns for the United States with regard to Vietnam? There was
concern at the level of unrest that the Vietnam War was causing in the United States.; There were
worries that a conventional war in Vietnam could e
Which of the following was true regarding Ethel Rosenbergs involvement? She charged due to the
involvement of her brother.
Where were Ethel and Julius Rosenberg born? New York, NY
The period of time in America during which the Rosenbergs
History in its treatment of Fords pardoning of Nixon _. has largely exonerated President
Ford, has been the subject of many dissertations, helped Fords reputation
What could be said about the pardoning of Richard Nixon? Was first conceive
State of Matter
In what ways are liquids used? as a coolant
Solid, liquid, gas, and plasma are all forms of matter.
The following properties are associated with a gas except which of the following? have a higher density
and viscosity than solids and liqui
Why did many African Americans join the Black Militant Movement? Dissatisfaction with the slow rate of
progress of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Which of the following was correct about the Black Panther Movement? It
A niche is a functional position in an ecosystem.
An empty niche will eventually be filled by a particular species or organism.
According to the competitive exclusion theory, one species can occupy one niche.
The Endangered Species Act
_ was the organization to re-elect Nixon. CREEP; Committee to re-elect the President
Which of these was one of the leaks that the Plumbers tried to stop? Details of the Republican National
Committees plans for the 1972 Presidential ca
Which of the following was reason why President Clinton fought to deregulate the financial industry? He
believed that many of the regulations were unnecessary
In what ways President Clinton aimed to bolster education? Fight
Who lead the Soviet Union at the end of World War II? Joseph Stalin
Who seized power in Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro
Who was President of the United States at the start of the Cold War? Harry S. Truman
Which of the following co
Nonrenewable and Renewable Energy Sources
A(n) nonrenewable energy resource is one that is consumed faster than it can regenerate.
A(n) primary energy resource is one in its original form, unaltered by conversion or processing.
Nonrenewable: Cheap, Availa
U.S Energy Portfolio, Fuel Mix, Sustainability
Which of the following is not a renewable resource? Nuclear power
Germany currently produces about 20% of its energy from renewable resources, but has a plan to
increase that to 80% by 2050.
Rank the followin
Periodic Table and Chemical Elements
The arrangement of elements in the periodic table is based on the elements atomic number.
The melting point is the temperature at which a substance in solid form changes to a liquid form.
Elements cannot be divided int
Uranium, Deriving Nuclear Power
Which is not a disadvantage to nuclear power? Production of greenhouse gasses, Generates acid rain
Uranium has to be Concentrated before it can be used as fuel.
Approximately how many nuclear reactors are used in the United
Strength and Chemical Properties
Each of the following is associated with the crystal structure EXCEPT? Corrosion, reactivity
Which of the following is NOT associated with corrosion? Glue
An atom is known as what? foundational structure
In terms of corros
President Truman based his foreign policy strategy on the idea of
containment . First proposed by diplomat George Kennan in 1947, the goal of
containment was to stop the spread of Soviet influence outside of Eastern
Europe. Kennan recognized t
At the last meeting of the Big Three
(Joseph Stalin, Winston Churchill and
Franklin Roosevelt) at Yalta in February
1945, agreements were solidified
concerning the post War European
World after the defeat of Germany,
how Germany was to be administered