Cold War 1945-1952
Which of the following people was convicted and executed for conspiring to commit espionage?
What lesson in recent history impressed Pres. Truman and his advisers and formed a basic diplomatic tenet of his administration?
a war on two fronts is difficult to win
international peace could only be achieved when the Soviet Union felt secure on its borders
the Japanese had an innate national tendency toward competition and aggression
appeasement toward aggressive dictators leads not to peace but to greater violence and bloodshed
maintaining peace was more important than resisting aggression
All of the following were the ways in which the American-Soviet conflict after World War II was waged except
propaganda and subversion
direct military confrontation
blockade of Berlin
The purpose of the Marshall Plan was to
help the hungry and homeless of Europe
help stop the spread of communism in Europe
help expand sales of American goods in Europe
all of the above
none of the above
charged that Whittaker Chambers had committed espionage in the 1930s by giving Hiss secret State Department documents to be transferred to the Soviet Union
was indicted for espionage and, after a first trial ended in a hung jury, was convicted of espionage in the 1950s
was accused of being a communist and stealing state secrets in the 1930s, and was convicted of lying under oath
described Richard Nixon's campaign for the Senate as "dominated by striped-pants boys from the State Department"
was a communist dentist in the army exposed by Sen. McCarthy