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“Got It” – U.S. History B(2)

Matching (Choose BEST answer - 1 point each):

1. Truman Doctrine _______ Cold War boundary dividing Europe in two

2. Cold War _______ Billions $$$ to Western European countries
3. Marshall Plan _______ “Won” the Space Race
4. Domino Theory _______ Help any government resisting communism
5. Iron Curtain _______ Contest of wills on global stage (USSR vs. USA)
6. McCarthyism _______ One country falls to communism = more will
7. U.S. _______ First to put a man in space and bring him home
8. Soviet Union _______ Making unfair/unlawful allegations on Ams.

Fill in the Blanks (1 point each):

1. A group known as the _______________________________ refused to testify to HUAC,

in protest of what they saw as unfair accusations.
2. The post-WWII __________________________ resulted in a massive increase in the
U.S. population.
3. The ________________________ allowed for the education of thousands of returning
servicemen and an increased standard of living.
4. The __________________________ was a competition for supremacy in nuclear
warfare between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
5. A ____________________________ is a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or
teach some truth or moral lesson.
6. The ______________________ War is an example of a war fought by the U.S. because
of its belief in the domino theory.

Multiple Choice (1 point each):

1. Which of these future presidents made a political name for himself through

A. Harry S. Truman
B. Richard Nixon
C. Lyndon Johnson
D. Ronald Reagan
2. What is the name of the Dr. Seuss book that is analogous to the Cold War?
A. The Red/Blue Battle
B. The Butter War
C. The Red/Blue War
D. The Butter Battle

3. The Cold War lasted between which years?

A. 1945-1991
B. 1950-1991
C. 1945-1989
D. 1950-1989

4. Which of these was the U.S. President when the Cold War began?

A. Harry S. Truman
E. Richard Nixon
F. Lyndon Johnson
G. Dwight Eisenhower

5. In which year did Neil Armstrong become the first person to walk on the Moon?

A. 1967
B. 1968
C. 1969
D. 1970

Written Responses (3 points each):

1. Describe the Dr. Seuss book we read (listened to), listing 3 different
analogies to the Cold War.

2. Briefly describe the film, “Guilty By Suspicion” and how it depicted life for
people during the Hollywood Blacklist and McCarthyism. Be sure to include
how David Merrill’s life changed and what he ultimately did at the end of the