Cold War and Hot War 1945-1953 - Quiz

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1

At the end of the war, the United States possessed 6% of the world, but controlled __________ of its wealth.

50%

2

The GI bill provided veterans with all of the following economic benefits EXCEPT:
A. low-cost mortgages.
B. retirement pensions.
C. lifetime medical care.
D. tuition and stipends for college and vocational training.

B. retirement pensions.

3

After the war, African American veterans

found American racism had changed little during the war.

4

Segregation in interstate transportation was outlawed by the Supreme Court ruling in

Morgan v. Virginia.

5

In 1948, Native Americans were granted the right to vote for the first time in

Arizona.

6

In the case of Mendez v. Westminster, the Supreme Court

outlawed segregated schools for Mexican Americans in California.

7

The influential "iron curtain" speech was given by

Winston Churchill.

8

The Marshall Plan

provided billions of dollars for Europe's economic recovery.

9

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

presumed the chief threat to western Europe was the Soviet Union.

10

According to the text, President Truman granted recognition to the new state of Israel in part to

maintain a strong tie between American Jews and the Democratic Party.