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1.

A cause of frequent labor strikes after WWII was

 

(A)

rising prices and rising wages

 

(B)

rising prices and lower wages

 

(C)

lower prices and lower wages

 

(D)

lower prices and rising wages

  

2.

These were successes of Truman's Fair Deal EXCEPT

 

(A)

low-income housing

 

(B)

minimum wage increase

 

(C)

expansion of social security

 

(D)

nationwide health insurance

  

3.

Companies hiring 'Organization Men' wanted

 

(A)

conformity, teamwork, allegiance

 

(B)

individuality, creativity, leadership

 

(C)

aggressiveness, motivation, thriftiness

 

(D)

devotion, humility, selflessness

  

4.

The health of suburban communities depended on

 

(A)

friendly neighbors

 

(B)

stable marriages

 

(C)

recreational facilities

 

(D)

transportation systems

  

5.

Many minorities battled discrimination by

 

(A)

getting an education

 

(B)

opening businesses

 

(C)

relocating their families

 

(D)

organizing advocacy groups

  
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