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APUSH Chapter 28

During the 1950s, the general economic conditions of the United States includedlow unemployment
Between 1945 and 1960, the birth rate in the United Statesreversed a long pattern of decline
Following World War II, the American economygrew, between 1945 and 1975, nearly ten times faster than the population
During the 1950s, the region of the United States that experienced the most dramatic change as a result of economic growth wasthe West
During the 1950s, the American Federation of Labor in the United Statesmerged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations
All of the following researchers made important contributions to the development of antibiotics EXCEPTPaul Muller
Following World War II, American scientists made a critical contribution to the development of penicillin bydeveloping methods for its mass production and commercial distribution
In the early twentieth century, the vaccine that raised the most safety concerns in the United States was for the prevention oftuberculosis
In 1954, the American scientist Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for the prevention ofPolio
All the following statements regarding the use of DDT are true EXCEPT thatscientists during WWII knew the pesticide had a long term toxic effect on humans and animals
The correct chronological order for developments in electronic technology, from earliest to latest, isvacuum tube, integrated circuit, transistor
The first significant public awareness of computers in the United States came during the1952 election tabulations
During the 1950s, the U.S. government’s primary motive for the development of rocket and missile
technology was
the long range delivery of weapons
The United States first successfully launched a missile from a submarine in 1960, with thePolaris
The first American to be launched into space, in 1961, wasJohn Glenn
The primary goal of the American Apollo program was toland men on the moon
Between 1945 and 1957, the growth of American consumerism was aided byAll of these answers are correct
With highways, travel by automobile, truck, and bus was as fast or faster than by trains and contributed to
the decline of
None of these answers are correct
During the 1950s, the popularity in the United States of suburban living was partly explained byAll of these answers are correct
In 1946, Dr. Benjamin Spock’s best-selling Baby and Child Care contended thatmothers should subordinate their physical and emotional needs to those of their children
During the 1950s in the United States, married women who worked outside the homeaccounted for only one-third of all married women
All of the following statements regarding early television are true EXCEPT thatthe federal government largely kept big business sponsorship out of television advertising
During the 1950s, television networksgenerally sought to convey and idealized image of a homogenous America
During the 1950s, the American environmental preservation movement was mobilized bya proposed dam on the Green River in Echo Park, Utah
In his 1956 book on corporate America, The Organization Man, William Whyte Jr. contendeda workers most valuable trait in the corporate work setting was to get along
The popular “beat” novel On the Road (1957) was written byJack Kerouac
In his 1950 book, The Lonely Crowd, sociologist David Riesman argued that Americans wereincreasingly more likely to be “other-directed”
In the 1950s, crimes committed by juvenilesresulted in widespread social unrest during the decade
Like many early white rock musicians, Elvis Presley drew heavily from black traditions inrhythm and blues
The rapid rise in the popularity of rock music was partly due toAll of these answers are correct
Michael Harrington’s 1962 book, The Other America, focused on the problems ofPoverty
All of the following statements regarding poverty in America between 1950 and 1960 are true EXCEPT thatthe percentage of the population living in poverty rose during the decade
Rural Americalost ten percent of its population in 1956 alone
In 1960, the city in the United States with the largest Mexican American population wasLos Angeles
All of the following were factors in rising poverty rates in inner cities in the 1950s, EXCEPTincreased automation
The Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954)declared that separate educational facilities were unlawful
In the civil rights movement, the spirit of “massive resistance” is associated with the actions ofsouthern whites
In 1957, the effort to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, requiredthe presence of federal troops to enforce court orders
The Montgomery bus boycott of 1955-1956marked the emergence of an effective form of racial protest
Martin Luther King Jr. was leader of theSouthern Christian Leadership Conference
Factors in the rise of the civil rights movement includedAll of these answers are correct
As part of his economic agenda, President Dwight Eisenhowerlowered federal support for farm prices
The most significant and largest public works project of the federal government under President Dwight
Eisenhower involved
a federal highway system
The political decline of Senator Joseph McCarthy began when he investigatedthe army
In 1954, the United States Senate voted tocensure Joseph McCarthy for “conduct unbecoming a senator”
Under John Foster Dulles’s policy of “massive retaliation,” announced in 1954, the United States woulduse nuclear weapons against communist aggression
Until the early 1950s, the country the United States assisted in trying to control Vietnam wasFrance
Between 1945 and 1959, U.S. policy in the Middle East sawthe CIA engineer a coup that brought the shah of Iran into power
In 1954, the Eisenhower administration ordered the CIA to help overthrow the government ofGuatemala
The Eisenhower administration responded to Fidel Castro’s coming to power in Cuba byending diplomatic relations
The Soviet Union’s announcement in 1960 that it had shot down an American U-2 spy planeled Soviet Premier Khrushchev to withdraw his invitation to Eisenhower to visit Moscow
In his farewell address to the nation, President Dwight Eisenhower warned against the dangers ofthe “military-industrial complex”