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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was Eisenhower supposed to leave for France in 1918?
(a) October 6.
(b) January 26.
(c) November 18.
(d) May 12.

2. What did Eisenhower do to the military spending in his first year as President?
(a) He delegated its calculation to Joe Fox.
(b) He tried to keep it the same.
(c) He cut it.
(d) He increased it.

3. Who called for Eisenhower to come to Washington just days after Pearl Harbor?
(a) George Marshall.
(b) Fox Conner.
(c) Sam Houston.
(d) Douglas MacArthur.

4. In what town did Eisenhower spend his youth?
(a) Abilene.
(b) New York.
(c) Kansas City.
(d) Austin.

5. What did Chapter 9 say Eisenhower was bombarded with since the end of the war?
(a) Requests to run for president.
(b) Death threats.
(c) Love letters.
(d) Requests for interviews.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Eisenhower pick to be his running mate for the 1952 election, in Chapter 10?

2. When did World War I end?

3. Who was the leader of the Philippine Commonwealth?

4. What was Eisenhower sure of after the surrender of the German army in 1918?

5. What did Montgomery and Brooks think of Eisenhower?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who were Dwight Eisenhower's parents?

2. In Chapter 23, who called Eisenhower for advice?

3. What happened during a U-2 flight prior to a summit in Paris?

4. What angered the military and the Republicans in Chapter 12?

5. What happened between Eisenhower and Truman, and how was it significant, in Chapter 11?

6. What happened between Eisenhower, the British, and the French, according to Chapter 17?

7. What opportunity did Truman present to Eisenhower, in Chapter 9?

8. What did Eisenhower do to prepare for war, and why was this significant?

9. Who did Eisenhower meet in Chapter 2, and what role did he play in Eisenhower's life?

10. What did Eisenhower promise to America in Chapter 13, and why was this significant?

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