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1

True or False: “Dixiecrats” nominated Hubert Humphrey for President in 1948.

False

2

True or False: Although the United States was instrumental in the rebuilding of German industry, it did not significantly contribute to similar efforts in Japan.

False

3

In the atmosphere of the _____ ____, the United States tended to define “human rights” in terms of political liberty, while the Soviet Union emphasized social and economic entitlements.

Cold War

4

In the atmosphere of the Cold War, the United States tended to define “______ _____” in terms of political liberty, while the Soviet Union emphasized social and economic entitlements.

"human rights"

5

In the atmosphere of the Cold War, the United States tended to define “human rights” in terms of ________ ________, while the Soviet Union emphasized _____ and __________ entitlements.

political liberty
social
economic

6

In the atmosphere of the Cold War, the ________ _______ tended to define “human rights” in terms of political liberty, while the _______ _______ emphasized social and economic entitlements.

United States

7

True or False: The 1946 congressional elections marked a resounding triumph for Truman’s Fair Deal program.

False

8

American officials used _____________ sentiment to investigate political dissenters and to otherwise widen their powers.

anticommunist

9

In the congressional elections of _____, Republicans swept to control both houses of Congress for the first time since the _____s.

1946
1920s

10

In 1947, the _____ __-______ _________ (_____) launched hearings into communist influence in Hollywood, and, in consequence, actors, directors, and screenwriters were blacklisted or jailed.

House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)

11

In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) launched hearings into __________ influence in __________, and, in consequence, actors, directors, and screenwriters were blacklisted or jailed.

communist
Hollywood

12

In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) launched hearings into communist influence in Hollywood, and, in consequence, ______, ________, and ____________ were blacklisted or jailed.

actors
directors
screenwriters

13

The Central Intelligence Agency quietly subsidized artists it considered useful in the “_______ _____ ____”

cultural Cold War

14

The _______ _________ _______ quietly subsidized artists it considered useful in the “cultural Cold War”

Central Intelligence Agency

15

When were the words “under God” added to the pledge of allegiance and why?

It was added in the 1950's in response to Soviet opposition to organized religion and to “strengthen our national resistance to communism.”

16

In July 1948, President _____ __ ______ issued an executive order desegregating the armed forces.

Harry S. Truman

17

In July 1948, President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order ____________ the armed forces.

desegregating

18

In _____ _____, President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order desegregating the armed forces.

July 1948

19

The ________ _____ sought to contain Soviet Communism by promoting economic recovery and providing humanitarian aid.

Marshall plan

20

The Marshall plan sought to contain _______ __________ by promoting economic recovery and providing humanitarian aid.

Soviet Communism

21

The Marshall plan sought to contain Soviet Communism by promoting _________ _________ and providing ___________ ____.

economic recovery
humanitarian aid

22

True or False: The Democratic Party platform of 1948 was the most progressive in the party’s history.

True

23

True or False: As part of the cultural Cold War, the CIA secretly funded an array of overseas publications, conferences, publishing houses, concerts, art exhibits, and jazz performances.

True