Answers to the Quiz on the Postwar Era

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1. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the coming of the Cold War?

c. Soviet economic and military support for a Communist insurgency in Greece

2. The Containment Policy sought to prevent

b. Soviet expansion

3. Under the Truman Doctrine, the United States committed itself to

b. helping free nations resist internal subversion and external aggression

4. The Korean War began when

c. North Korean forces invaded the South

5. Senator Joseph McCarthy gained national attention when he

b. charged that there were Communists in high positions in the U.S. State Department

6. Upon leaving office, President Eisenhower warned Americans about

a. the dangerous influence of the military-industrial complex

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