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American Caesar, Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 Test | Final Test - Hard

William Manchester
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why didn't MacArthur think China could conduct a war in Korea?



2. How many reporters accompanied MacArthur to South Korea on his first trip there during the war?



3. Why did MacArthur fly to Seoul On August 15, 1948?



4. Why did upper class Filipinos collaborate with the Japanese?



5. Who was Ah Cheu?



Essay Topics

Discuss MacArthur's policies in Korea and how they conflicted with what the Joint Chiefs of Staff believed should be the United States position in Korea. How did the situation in Korea lead to MacArthur's dismissal from the Army, and how did his conflict with Truman parallel his father's conflict with Taft? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Discuss MacArthur's marriage to Jean Faircloth. What factors made this second marriage more successful than the general's first marriage? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

Discuss Douglas MacArthur's popularity with the public and his relationship with the press. How did his popularity in the press bring him into conflict with politicians? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.

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