Quiz Me! - Era: Cold War Test your knowledge about the Cold War era. 1 / 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 William Westmoreland Lyndon B. Johnson Roy Benavidez 2 / 10 Which president “fired’ General Douglas MacArthur? President Franklin Roosevelt President Truman President Eisenhower None of the above 3 / 10 What was the major legacy of the Marshall Plan? It would exacerbate tensions between Europe and the Soviet Union. George Marshall would become a major political figure. The U.S. would become the leader of the free world. It would negatively affect the U. S. economy system 4 / 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? Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Lyndon B. Johnson Barry Goldwater 5 / 10 The Venona Papers were declassified in 1995. These documents Vindicated Richard Nixon form the Watergate scandal Supported some accusations made by Joseph McCarthy Exposed the plot that led to the assassination of John F. Kennedy Made public the true nature of the Cuban Missile Crisis 6 / 10 Joseph McCarthy was censured by the United States Senate because He opposed the U.S. response to the expansion of communism in Asia He shielded government officials who were accused of supporting Fidel Castro He accused members of the U.S. Army of communist affiliation It was discovered that he was a member of the Communist Party 7 / 10 What country’s major highway system influenced President Eisenhower to promote the development of the United States’ interstate highway system? Italy Germany France England 8 / 10 Which of the following are the results of the interstate highway system? Suburban growth Economic growth All of the above Travel safety 9 / 10 Which of the following is the most famous quote from JFK’s Inaugural Address? “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” “We, the people, still believe our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.” “I am offering the country a New Deal!” “....ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.” 10 / 10 JFK’s Inaugural Address was heavily influenced by what political situation? The domestic economic challenge The Environmental Movement The Civil Rights Movement The Cold War Your score is Try another 10!