US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)

US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
US History Exam: POST WWII (1945-1950s) - 35 Test Qs w/ answers (exam 9 of 12)
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***Google Classroom Compatible -- exams are provided in both MS Word and PDF files. The Word files can be saved as Google docs and viewed in Google or other digital classrooms

This download includes the UNIT 9 EXAM described below...

Each exam is fully editable, and comes in a regular-font, 4-page format (two papers, front and back) as well as a condensed, 2-page format (one paper, front and back for easy printing and copying). Each exam features 35 ORIGINAL multiple choice questions, including a series of common-core and smarter-balance-assessment inspired questions analyzing relevant primary sources. And of course, an answer key is provided for each exam as well. Enjoy!

Unit 1: BIRTH OF A NATION (Topics include: Enlightenment ideas, colonies, Great Awakening, Boston Massacre, Revolutionary War, Founding Fathers, Articles of Confederation, Constitution, Bill of Rights, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source perspectives of the Boston Massacre.

Unit 2: DIVISION & RECONSTRUCTION (Topics include: Manifest Destiny, Texas Revolution, Mexican-American War, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, Romanticism, Underground Railroad, Abolition, Transcendentalism, Temperance, Civil War, Reconstruction, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from the Gettysburg Address.

Unit 3: GILDED AGE & PROGRESSIVISM (Topics include: capitalism, communism, Social Darwinism, Social Gospel, Horizontal and Vertical consolidation, Robber Barons, Captains of Industry, Rockafeller, Carnegie, progressive legislation, immigration and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from Andrew Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth.
Unit 4: U.S. IMPERIALISM (Topics include: Monroe Doctrine, Open Door Policy, protectorates, pan-Americanism, Spanish-American War, Yellow Journalism, Big Stick Diplomacy, Dollar Diplomacy, Panama Canal, McKinley, Roosevelt, Roosevelt Corollary, Taft, Wilson, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from the Roosevelt Corollary.
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Unit 5: WORLD WAR ONE (Topics include: causes, U.S. involvement prior to entering the war, reasons for U.S. entry, propaganda, alliances, sides, leaders, Zimmerman Note, the Lusitania, isolationism, legislation, Wilson’s Fourteen Points, the Treaty of Versailles, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from Woodrow Wilson's FOURTEEN POINTS.

Unit 6: ROARING 1920s (Topics include: the Lost Generation, 18th Amendment, Temperance, prohibition, speakeasies, flappers, 19th Amendment, Harlem Renaissance, Jazz, Langston Hughes, Great Migration, Red Scare, credit spending, mass media, gangsters, cars, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from a sample flapper advertisement.

Unit 7: GREAT DEPRESSION (Topics include: Stock Market Crash, bank failures, Dust Bowl, Hoovervilles, Grapes of Wrath, migration west, 21st Amendment, FDR, New Deal policies, Social Security, Woody Guthrie, unemployment, CWA, CCC, FDIC, WPA, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from three different Woody Guthrie songs.

Unit 8: WORLD WAR TWO (Topics include: European Theater overview, Pacific Theater overview, Pearl Harbor, FDR, Eisenhower, MacArthur, D-Day, propaganda, island-hopping, major battles, Japanese Internment, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source propaganda posters featuring different propaganda techniques.

Unit 9: POST WWII-AMERICA (1945-1950s) (Topics include: Harry Truman, Eisenhower, Red Scare, McCarthyism, gender roles, HUAC, Beatniks, nuclear arms race, Yalta, United Nations, prosperity, Cold War origins, Korean War, containment policy and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from “The Good Housewife Guide” on gender roles.

Unit 10: CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT (Topics include: Dred Scott, Plessy v Ferguson, DuBois, Booker T. Washington, MLK, Malcolm X, Black Panthers, Emmitt Till, Rosa Parks, Bus Boycott, SNCC, SCLC, CORE, NAACP, March on Washington, Sit-ins, Little Rock Nine, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”.

Unit 11: 1960s-1970s AMERICA (Topics include: Domino Theory, JFK, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, LBJ, Vietnam, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, assassinations, Tet Offensive, Kent State, Ping Pong Diplomacy, Détente, Berlin Wall, Ho Chi Minh Trail, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source lyrics from a Vietnam anti-war song (Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.”)

Unit 12: MODERN AMERICA (1980s-TODAY) (Topics include: End of the Cold War, Revolutions of 1989, Glasnost, Perestroika, Ronald Reagan, Trickle-down economics, Iran Hostage Crisis, Olympic Boycotts, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barrack Obama, Dot Com Bubble, 9/11, War on Terror, and more). This includes 35 original multiple-choice questions, the last 5 of which focus on analyzing primary source excerpts from Ronald Reagan’s 1987 “Berlin Wall speech”.
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