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Unit 5 Pre-Assessment: World War II and the Start of the Cold War

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A major cause of the growth of state and Federal highway systems after World War II was the</span></p>increased use of mass transit systemsgrowing prosperity of inner-city areasrapid development of suburbsreturn of city dwellers to farm areas3100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During World War II, women and minorities made economic gains mainly because</span></p>a shortage of traditional labor created new opportunities in the workplacemore educational opportunities increased the number of skilled workers in these groupslabor unions successfully demanded equal opportunities for these groupsnew civil rights legislation forced businesses to change their hiring practices5100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A major cause of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II was</span></p>national segregation policiesimmigration quotasracial prejudiceeconomic depression11100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A violation of civil rights that occurred in the United States during World War II was the</span></p>arrests made as a result of the Palmer raidspassage of an open immi-gration lawinternment of Japanese Americansforced removal of Native American Indians from their reservations15100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">President Harry Truman’s decision to use atomic bombs against Japan was primarily based on his belief that</span></p>an invasion of Japan would result in excessive casualtiesGermany would refuse to surrender in European alliance was developing between Japan and the Soviet UnionJapan was in the process of developing its own atomic weapons17100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">As World War II was ending, the United States decided to join the United Nations mainly because the United States</span></p>sought to meet the American public’s overwhelming demand for free-trade agreementswanted to continue to play the same role it had in the League of Nationsrecognized that efforts to achieve world peace required United States involvementwanted to stop the growing influence of newly independent developing nations23100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">After World War II, the United States was better able than its allies to adjust its economy from wartime to peacetime because the United States</span></p>possessed nuclear weaponsraised tariffs on importshad collected its war debts from the Allieshad suffered no widespread wartime destruction28100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What was a key challenge faced by the United States during World War II?</span></p>lack of public support for the war effortfighting the war on several frontsdifficulty gaining congressional supporttotal reliance on naval power30100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">World War I and World War II brought about changes for minorities and women because these conflicts led to</span></p>the creation of new job opportunitiesthe passage of the Equal Rights Amendmenta greater number of high-level management positionsgreater integration in housing and schools throughout the nation33100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">After World War II, the Marshall Plan was proposed as a way to</span></p>improve diplomatic relations with the Soviet Unionhelp European nations recover economicallyremove nuclear weapons from Western Europebring Nazi war criminals to justice38100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">In the period following World War II, the United States established a long-term military presence in West Germany in an effort to</span></p>support the unification of Europe, by force if necessarystop communist expansion in Europeprevent the renewal of German aggression in Europeallow the United Nations to resolve international disputes42100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The war crimes trials of German and Japanese military officials following World War II established that</span></p>it is difficult to convict leaders of crimes against humanitycivil liberties must be expanded for civilians during wartimeindividuals can be held responsible for wartime atrocities against civiliansgenocidal acts are acceptable during wartime47100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During World War II, posters of Rosie the Riveter were used to</span></p>recruit women into wartime industriesencourage women to serve in the armed forcespromote women’s suffragesupport higher education for women49100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">What was one result of World War II?</span></p>The arms race ended.The Cold War ended.Communism was eliminated.Two superpowers emerged.56100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">During World War II, the federal government used rationing to</span></p>hold down prices of military weaponsincrease educational benefits for veteransincrease imports of scarce productsprovide more resources for the military60100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">The experiences of African Americans serving in the military forces during World War II influenced their postwar decision to</span></p>renew support for the principle of separate but equaljoin the armed forces in record numbersincrease efforts to end racial discriminationmove back to the rural south63100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A controversial issue that resulted from World War II was the</span></p>future role of the League of Nationsmorality of nuclear warfarecommitment of troops without congressional approvalcivilian control of the military66100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">One reason the Nuremberg trials following World War II were held was to</span></p>bring Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo to justiceforce Japan to pay for the attack on Pearl Harbormake German leaders accountable for the Holocaustpunish the German government for bombing England71100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; background-color: #ffffff;">A main purpose of government-ordered rationing during World War II was to</span></p>increase foreign tradelimit the growth of industryconserve raw materials for the war effortencourage women to enter the workforce75100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Japan provoked which nation into war by attacking Pearl Harbor in 1941?</span></p>Great BritainFranceSoviet UnionUnited States80100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">The Holocaust was aimed at exterminating which peoples?</span></p>JewsRussiansPolesChristians81100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">The D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944 by the Allied forces was aimed at liberating Europe by landing in which nation?</span></p>FranceHollandGermanyItaly85100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">The United States dropped the atomic bomb on which nation in 1945, ending WWII?</span></p>GermanyItalyJapanSoviet Union91100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Which audacious prime minister replaced Chamberlain as leader of Britain in the early days of WWII?</span></p>RooseveltChurchillTitoStalin94100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Geneva, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Which dictator ruled the Soviet Union before, during, and after WWII?</span></p>LeninTrotskyHitlerStalin100100