Quiz Me! - Era: Cold War Test your knowledge about the Cold War era. 1 / 10 “Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country” was said by which famous American? Teddy Roosevelt John F. Kennedy Franklin D. Roosevelt Ronald Regan 2 / 10 Which president “fired’ General Douglas MacArthur? President Eisenhower President Franklin Roosevelt President Truman None of the above 3 / 10 After the adoption of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, President Lyndon Johnson (LBJ) would eventually take the following action? Remove his Vice-President prior to the 1968 election. Unsuccessfully run for re-election in 1968. Decline to seek re-election in 1968. Successfully run for re-election in 1968. 4 / 10 What was the major legacy of the Marshall Plan? George Marshall would become a major political figure. The U.S. would become the leader of the free world. It would exacerbate tensions between Europe and the Soviet Union. It would negatively affect the U. S. economy system 5 / 10 What was the primary purpose of the Marshall Plan? 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. Provide economic assistance to developing nations following WWII. Establish economic cooperation between the U. S. and Eastern Europe. 6 / 10 What was the purpose of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. To limit U. S. involvement in the Vietnam War. To restrict the military actions of the President in the absence of a Declaration of War. To require the U. S. to withdraw from the Vietnam War. To allow the President the authority to take whatever military measures are necessary to address military threats, without requiring a Declaration of War. 7 / 10 Where did General Douglas MacArthur deliver his “Duty, Honor, Country” speech? The United States Senate The United States House of Representatives The Philippines’ Legislature West Point Academy 8 / 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 9 / 10 All of the following are true about Roy Benavidez except: 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 Although he survived, he was not expected to live due to severe injuries incurred in battle After his helicopter was hit, he joined other men to fend off the enemy as they waited for rescue 10 / 10 Which of the following is the most famous quote from JFK’s Inaugural Address? “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.” “We, the people, still believe our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.” “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Your score is Try another 10!