United States History III
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Which of the following statements concerning the cost of the Vietnam War is the most accurate?
The financial cost of the Vietnam War to the United States government as a percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) was greater than World War II.
The financial cost of the Vietnam War to the United States government as a percentage of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) was less than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.
Both A and B
Neither A nor B
Which of the following was NOT a result of the 1968 Tet Offensive?
American public opinion disapproved of President Lyndon Johnson's handling of the Vietnam War.
The Viet Cong and North Vietnamese suffered far higher casualties than the Americans and South Vietnamese in this military engagement.
Viet Cong soldiers briefly occupied the United States Embassy in Saigon during this offensive.
President Lyndon Johnson ordered an immediate 50% reduction of U.S. forces in Vietnam.
Which of the following statements most accurately describes the role of mass media in shaping public opinion concerning the Vietnam War?
The television and the motion picture industries were heavily censored by the United States government during the war and only produced government propaganda.
The American public largely turned a blind eye to wartime images of bloodshed and brutality shown on television.
Images of bloodshed and brutality on television turned many American against the war.
The motion picture industry during the war freely chose not to produce movies which addressed issues either directly or indirectly related to this war.
Which of the following was a result of the passage of the Wagner Act?
Large scale strikes by unions were made illegal.
Union membership rose dramatically in the decade following the passage of this act.
The federal government guaranteed all bank deposits up to $5000.
The federal government created a system of agricultural price and production supports.
Which of the following statements does NOT accurately describe the status of African Americans in the United States in 1960?
In the North, the number of semi-skilled and unskilled jobs in factories filled by African Americans was on the rise.
In the South, less than a quarter of African Americans of voting age could vote.
In the North, many labor unions excluded African Americans.
In certain counties in the South, African Americans could not frequent all-white restaurants or hotels.
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