Quiz Me! - People: Cold War Test your knowledge about people in the Cold War era. 1 / 10 What was the purpose of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. To allow the President the authority to take whatever military measures are necessary to address military threats, without requiring a Declaration of War. To require the U. S. to withdraw from the Vietnam War. To restrict the military actions of the President in the absence of a Declaration of War. To limit U. S. involvement in the Vietnam War. 2 / 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 Lyndon B. Johnson William Westmoreland Roy Benavidez 3 / 10 The Venona Papers were declassified in 1995. These documents Exposed the plot that led to the assassination of John F. Kennedy Made public the true nature of the Cuban Missile Crisis Vindicated Richard Nixon form the Watergate scandal Supported some accusations made by Joseph McCarthy 4 / 10 Which president “fired’ General Douglas MacArthur? President Franklin Roosevelt President Truman None of the above President Eisenhower 5 / 10 What country’s major highway system influenced President Eisenhower to promote the development of the United States’ interstate highway system? England Italy France Germany 6 / 10 All of the following are true about Roy Benavidez except: He fought in hand-to-hand combat during the Korean in the Korean War He was responsible for saving eight soldiers in a 1968 battle 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 7 / 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: Desegregated the U.S. armed forces Removed General Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea Use atomic weapon in an attempt to end the war with Japan Made it his policy to ignore the spreading threat of communism 8 / 10 Established in 1947, the Truman Doctrine 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 Limited the number of terms that a U.S. President could serve 9 / 10 Where did General Douglas MacArthur deliver his “Duty, Honor, Country” speech? The Philippines’ Legislature The United States House of Representatives West Point Academy The United States Senate 10 / 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. Your score is Try another 10!