A People's History of the United States Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 16-20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What name refers to a U.S. military operation during the Vietnam War, lasting from 1962 until 1971, that employed chemical warfare?
(a) Operation Ranch Hand
(b) Operation Orange Agent
(c) Operation Eagle Landing
(d) Operation Sushi Chef

2. Where was the Anti-Rent War centralized?
(a) West Virginia
(b) Pennsylvania
(c) New Hampshire
(d) New York

3. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations, but in most countries it started in what year?
(a) 1939
(b) 1911
(c) 1930
(d) 1925

4. The Indian Removal Act was signed into law by what U.S. President?
(a) Abraham Lincoln
(b) James Polk
(c) Andrew Jackson
(d) Martin Van Buren

5. What term refers to the period of feminist activity that first began in the early 1960s in the United States, and eventually spread throughout the Western world?
(a) Cultural feminism
(b) Neo-feminism
(c) Reverse feminism
(d) Second-wave feminism

Short Answer Questions

1. The Louisiana Purchase was an acquisition by the United States of lands claimed by France totally how many square miles?

2. When did the Mexican-American War take place?

3. The Anti-Rent War was also known by what name?

4. Sam Davis was hung by a mob in Harrodsburg, Kentucky in what year?

5. When was The Feminine Mystique published?

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