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Chapter 20 Quiz

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1.

The 'third world' included countries in

 

(A)

Europe, Asia, and Africa

 

(B)

USSR and Latin America

 

(C)

Latin and North America

 

(D)

Africa, Asia, and Latin America

  

2.

U.S. reaction to Soviet bases in Cuba was known as the

 

(A)

Cuban Dilemma

 

(B)

Cuban Missile Crisis

 

(C)

Berlin Crisis

 

(D)

Bay of Pigs

  

3.

A major accomplishment of Kennedy's 'New Frontier' was

 

(A)

anti-discrimination legislation

 

(B)

reduced government spending

 

(C)

space program funding

 

(D)

military superiority

  

4.

Lyndon Johnson's political style could best be described as

 

(A)

demanding and unyielding

 

(B)

persuasive and compromising

 

(C)

cautious and sure

 

(D)

idealistic and honest

  

5.

The 1964 Economic Opportunity Act launched all these programs EXCEPT

 

(A)

the Peace Corps

 

(B)

the Job Corps

 

(C)

Project Head Start

 

(D)

Community Action Program

  
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