Quiz Me! - Era: Cold War Test your knowledge about the Cold War era. 1 / 10 Established in 1947, the Truman Doctrine Limited the number of terms that a U.S. President could serve Outlined the use of atomic weapons against Japan to end World War II Stopped European expansion into the Western Hemisphere Aided countries that were threatened by communism 2 / 10 John F. Kennedy was the youngest and first Catholic to be elected President of the United States. Another first was his participation in the first-ever televised presidential debate. With whom did he debate? Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater Gerald Ford Richard Nixon 3 / 10 The Venona Papers were declassified in 1995. These documents Exposed the plot that led to the assassination of John F. Kennedy Vindicated Richard Nixon form the Watergate scandal Made public the true nature of the Cuban Missile Crisis Supported some accusations made by Joseph McCarthy 4 / 10 JFK’s Inaugural Address was heavily influenced by what political situation? The Civil Rights Movement The Environmental Movement The Cold War The domestic economic challenge 5 / 10 Which president “fired’ General Douglas MacArthur? President Truman None of the above President Eisenhower President Franklin Roosevelt 6 / 10 What was the primary purpose of the Marshall Plan? Provide economic assistance to developing nations following WWII. Establish economic cooperation between the U. S. and Eastern Europe. Provide economic assistance for European and Asian nations decimated by WWII and threatened by post-war conflicts w/the Soviet Union. Provide economic assistance to Canada and Mexico following WWII. 7 / 10 All of the following are true about Roy Benavidez except: After his helicopter was hit, he joined other men to fend off the enemy as they waited for rescue Although he survived, he was not expected to live due to severe injuries incurred in battle He was responsible for saving eight soldiers in a 1968 battle He fought in hand-to-hand combat during the Korean in the Korean War 8 / 10 Which of the following are the results of the interstate highway system? All of the above Travel safety Suburban growth Economic growth 9 / 10 Which of the following is the most famous quote from JFK’s Inaugural Address? “....ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.” “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” “I am offering the country a New Deal!” “We, the people, still believe our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.” 10 / 10 This individual was awarded both the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroics saving his friends and members of a Special Forces team in the Vietnam War William Calley Roy Benavidez Lyndon B. Johnson William Westmoreland Your score is Try another 10!