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Power Shifts Following World War II can you help me with history please?

1. At the Yalta Conference, the decision was made to A) divide Germany into occupation zones. B) begin testing nuclear weapons. C) form an alliance to defeat Hitler. D) establish the League of Nations. 2. How was the Soviet Union able to begin taking control of Eastern Europe following World War II? A) The Soviet Union offered jobs to impoverished Eastern Europeans. B) Soviet troops were already stationed in Eastern Europe during the war. C) Because U.S. President Roosevelt died before the war ended, old treaties were void. D) Eastern Europe asked the Soviet Union for economic aid. 3. After World War II, Western Europe became united in its opposition to A) investment in foreign markets. B) nuclear weapons development. C) a military alliance with the United States. D) the Soviet Union. 4. After World War II, why did the Soviet Union favor a divided Germany? A) The Soviet Union believed a divided Germany could not start another war. B) West Germany lay outside the iron curtain. C) The Soviet Union wanted exclusive access to East Germany’s natural resources. D) The Soviet Union did not want to be burdened with West Germany’s economic problems. 5. Who conducted the world’s first successful test of a nuclear bomb? A) the Soviet Union B) Great Britain C) the United States D) Germany 6. Which nation emerged as one economic superpower after World War II? A) Korea B) Great Britain C) Japan D) Austria The Cold War 7. Use the quotation to answer the next two questions. “It shall be the policy of this Nation to regard any nuclear missile launched from Cuba against any nation in the Western Hemisphere as an attack by the Soviet Union on the United States, requiring a full retaliatory response upon the Soviet Union.” U.S. President John Kennedy, Address on The Cuban Crisis, October 22, 1962. According to President Kennedy, the United States would consider “any nuclear missile launched from Cuba” evidence of A) the globalization of the Cold War. B) Cuban nuclear proliferation. C) an attack on the Western Hemisphere. D) Soviet aggression. 8. What policy is reflected in President Kennedy’s phrase “a full retaliatory response”? A) nonproliferation B) brinkmanship C) isolationism D) containment 9. How did the Cold War get its name? A) During the war, U.S. and Soviet troops never fought each other directly. B) It started in the Soviet Union, which is very cold. C) After 45 years, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union grew cold. D) It took place between the superpowers of the Northern Hemisphere. 10. Which is a result of the Cold War? A) The Soviet Union wanted to be the dominant power in the world. B) The United States became involved in the Vietnam War. C) The United States was committed to democracy and capitalism. D) The Soviet Union built forced labor camps in Siberia. 11. Why would the Soviet Union have been most interested in providing aid to the Congo in 1960? A) It is among the most populous African nations. B) It had valuable natural resources. C) It is located in the center of the African continent. D) It was a newly independent nation. The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan 12. The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan developed in response to A) the Cold War. B) a worldwide economic depression. C) World War II. D) the McCarthy era. 13. Under the Truman Doctrine, the United States offered aid to any country that was A) devastated by World War II. B) a member of NATO. C) a member of the United Nations. D) threatened by communist expansion. 14. The Truman Doctrine is a part of what policy? A) containment B) isolationism C) détente D) brinksmanship 15. Which statement best expresses the relationship between the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan? A) The Marshall Plan influenced the development of the Truman Doctrine. B) The Truman Doctrine was developed to implement the Marshall Plan. C) The Truman Doctrine was developed to limit the Marshall Plan. D) The Marshall Plan was an example of the Truman Doctrine. 16. Which statement about the Marshall Plan reflects bias or personal opinion? A) It provided more aid to Great Britain than to any other nation. B) It was named for U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall. C) It blocked the spread of communism in postwar Europe. D) It distributed about $12.5 billion in aid from 1948 to 1951. 17. Why did the United States support Chilean president Augusto Pinochet? A) He was not a communist. B) He brought social justice to a formerly communist country. C) He was a leader in the fight against communism. D) He was Chile’s first democratically elected leader. Transformation in China 18. The Chinese Communists under Mao Tse-Tung promised all but which of the following? A) Redistribution of land from owners to workers B) A simplified system of Chinese writing, to increase literacy C) Closer economic and po

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That's an awful lot of questions, here goes... More
Answered By: Andy - 8/2/2010
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America started showing its power with high influence over world.
Answered By: Md Shahid - 8/2/2010
 
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Answered By: Jimmy - 8/2/2010
 
I agree with 2nd answerer
Answered By: Poller11 - 8/2/2010
 
Dont be so lazy. 18 questions?
Answered By: Bern_CH - 8/2/2010
 
PCHS world history? Im in the same class. Its easy just open the documents and read them :) its easy, trust me.
Answered By: Adrian - 8/2/2010
 
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