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For which disease did Jonas Salk discover a vaccine in 1954?
a) Tetanus
b) Polio
c) Whooping cough
d) Tuberculosis

In 1944, Congress enacted the GI Bill of Rights in order to
a) provide economic aid to veterans
b) reduce military expenditures
c) ban racial segregation in the armed forces
d) create government jobs for returning soldiers

A major cause of the growth of state and Federal highway systems after World War II was the
a) increased use of mass transit systems
b) growing prosperity of inner-city areas
c) rapid development of suburbs
d) return of city dwellers to farm areas

How did the post–World War II baby boom affect American society between 1945 and 1960?
a) It decreased the demand for housing.
b) It bankrupted the Social Security System.
c) It increased the need for educational resources.
d) It encouraged people to migrate to the Sun Belt.

The GI Bill affected American society after World War II by
a) eliminating child labor
b) expanding voting rights
c) increasing spending on space exploration
d) extending educational and housing opportunities

Who led a ''witch hunt'' for Communist spies in the United States government during the early 1950s?
a) Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren
b) President Dwight Eisenhower
c) Senator Joseph McCarthy
d) Secretary of State Dean Acheson

The space race started with the Soviet launch of ________.
a) Sputnik I
b) Apollo II
c) Vostok
d) Telstar

''Those of us who shout the loudest about Americanism in making character assassinations are all too frequently those who, by our own words and acts, ignore some of the basic principles of Americanism'' --This criticism of McCarthy suggests that -
a) Senator McCarthy did not do enough to protect the nation from a Communist conspiracy
b) the tactics of Senator McCarthy were necessary to protect the basic principles of democracy
c) free speech must be limited in times of national crisis
d) Senator McCarthy was a greater threat to the nation than Communist sympathizers were

Which development led to the other three?
a) The United States government increased funding for science and math education.
b) The Soviet Union launched the Sputnik satellite.
c) ) A joint Soviet-American space mission was announced.
d) President John F. Kennedy set the goal of landing a man on the Moon.

Eisenhower cut many federally funded government programs in order to curb what he called
a) Creeping socialism
b) Conservationism
c) The military-industrial complex
d) McCarthyism

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg -
a) Were the only Americans ever convicted of being Communists
b) Were the first Americans civilians executed for espionage
c) Leaked information on nuclear weapons technology to China
d) Were prosecuted by Joseph McCarthy

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