Quiz Me! - Era: Cold War Test your knowledge about the Cold War era. 1 / 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. 2 / 10 The Venona Papers were declassified in 1995. These documents Made public the true nature of the Cuban Missile Crisis Exposed the plot that led to the assassination of John F. Kennedy Supported some accusations made by Joseph McCarthy Vindicated Richard Nixon form the Watergate scandal 3 / 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 Westmoreland William Calley Roy Benavidez Lyndon B. Johnson 4 / 10 What country’s major highway system influenced President Eisenhower to promote the development of the United States’ interstate highway system? England France Germany Italy 5 / 10 Harry Truman was first elected Vice President in 1944 and became the 33rd President of the United States when Franklin D. Roosevelt died the next year. President Harry Truman did all of the following except: Removed General Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea Desegregated the U.S. armed forces Made it his policy to ignore the spreading threat of communism Use atomic weapon in an attempt to end the war with Japan 6 / 10 Which of the following are the results of the interstate highway system? All of the above Travel safety Economic growth Suburban growth 7 / 10 Established in 1947, the Truman Doctrine Limited the number of terms that a U.S. President could serve Stopped European expansion into the Western Hemisphere Outlined the use of atomic weapons against Japan to end World War II Aided countries that were threatened by communism 8 / 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.” “....ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country.” “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.” 9 / 10 What was the major legacy of the Marshall Plan? It would negatively affect the U. S. economy system The U.S. would become the leader of the free world. George Marshall would become a major political figure. It would exacerbate tensions between Europe and the Soviet Union. 10 / 10 JFK’s Inaugural Address was heavily influenced by what political situation? The domestic economic challenge The Cold War The Environmental Movement The Civil Rights Movement Your score is Try another 10!