What was the role of the Federal Communications Commission in promoting television ownership?

Choose the correct answer for the 60 questions 1) What was the role of the Federal Communications Commission in promoting television ownership? a.They licensed TV stations.b.They funded TV content production.c.They provided cheap consumer loans.d.They relaxed censorship laws.2.5 points QUESTION 2The National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded in 1966 to. a).Push for the civil rights of women.b.Counter the power wielded by the EEOC.c.Protest such pageants as the Miss America Pageant, which they said exploited women.d.Force President Johnson to put more women in government programs designed to deal with women’s issues.2.5 points QUESTION 3On August 2, 1964, the U.S. destroyer Maddox wasa.Part of a scheme to allow President Johnson to expand the war in Vietnam.b.All of the above.c.Off the coast of North Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin.d.Possibly attacked by three North Vietnamese torpedo boats.2.5 points QUESTION 4Kennedy defeated Nixon in 1960 bya.Just 12 electoral votes.b.A popular vote margin of fewer than 120,000.c.Winning the three largest states, New York, California, and Pennsylvania.d.Sweeping the western states, which supported his call for a “New Frontier.” 2.5 points QUESTION 5Roosevelt ordered the internment of Japanese Americans in the Western Defense Command becausea.California’s press and congressional delegation were pushing for it.b.Japanese Americans were caught signaling to enemy planes.c.Cases of sabotage started to abound.d.Japanese farmers refused to sell to the U.S. military.2.5 points QUESTION 6About the Soviet Union, George Kennan wrote thata.Stalin’s military was so weak following the war that it did not pose any threat to the United States.b.President Truman needed to bluff the Soviets into believing the United States would launch a nuclear strike.c.The United States needed to build hydrogen weapons.d.There can be no peaceful coexistence between capitalism and socialism.2.5 points QUESTION 7William J. Levitt was the pioneer ofa.Modern computer production.b.Television.c.Affordable housing for the working class.d.Consumer credit cards.2.5 points QUESTION 8Once American troops got to Saipan, Tinian, and Guam, B-29 bombersa.Could fly air strikes to Luzon.b.Could reach Brisbane for refueling.c.Ended the war against Japan.d.Could reach Tokyo with fire bombs.2.5 points QUESTION 9“To Secure These Rights” a.Was the report filed by a presidential committee looking at various discriminatory practices common in America.b.Was supported by President Truman.c.Called for federal action to prevent lynchings, voter suppression, and other discriminatory actions.d.All of the above.2.5 points QUESTION 10Which of the following was not true about the New Left?a.It mostly attracted college students.b.It favored radical solutions to social problems.c.It opposed repressive college rules and regulations.d.It took more radical positions on union rights and labor contracts.2.5 points QUESTION 11Julius and Ethel Rosenberg werea.Anti-Semites.b.Found not guilty because federal prosecutors had no incontrovertible evidence proving their guilt.c.Related to Klaus Fuchs, who had been arrested by the British for selling American atomic plans.d.Tried, convicted, and executed for conspiring to steal American atomic information.2.5 points QUESTION 12If white Americans did not know what they were fighting the war for, they knew what they fighting against. That list included all of the following excepta.Racism.b.Gestapos.c.Master races.d.Fascism.2.5 points QUESTION 13In the election of 1948, Truman was expected to lose becausea.All of the above.b.The progressives were expected to undermine the Democrat vote.c.The president suffered low approval ratings.d.Segregationists were expected to undermine the Democrat vote.2.5 points QUESTION 14Which of the following was a source of the conflict between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)?a.The fact that the State Department recognized the Soviet Union in 1933.b.President Roosevelt’s mistrust of Josef Stalin at the Japanese surrender in September 1945.c.Josef Stalin’s betrayal of the United States at the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk.d.The belief that capitalism and Communism cannot coexist.2.5 points QUESTION 15The Taft–Hartley Act of 1947 a.All of the above.b.Made it easier for employers to hire nonunion workers.c.Expanded workers’ rights to engage in political activity.d.Expanded workers’ rights to form unions.2.5 points QUESTION 16All of the following refer to the German death camps in World War II except thata.The Germans used a high-powered gas, Zyklon-B, to exterminate millions of Jews.b.The United States did not make humanitarian rescue a military priority during the war.c.General Patton liberated the Buchenwald camp in Germany.d.Roosevelt ordered the bombing of the notorious death camp at Auschwitz.2.5 points QUESTION 17In February 1945, the Americans, British, and Soviets agreed to all of the following excepta.Self-determination for nations.b.Collective action through the United Nations to handle international problems.c.A permanent Soviet occupation of Poland.d.The division and ultimate reunification of Germany.2.5 points QUESTION 18What accounts for Americans’ public memory of the Kennedy years as a “Camelot”? a.The administration’s unfulfilled promises made Kennedy more mythical and less of a real politician.b.Kennedy’s heavy-handed style reminded Americans more of a monarchy than a democracy.c.The strong bond between Kennedy and all his staff members and cabinet members made his administration look more like a team than that of his predecessors.d.Kennedy’s anglophile manners connected him with European high society more than with the nation’s heartland.2.5 points QUESTION 19President Harry S. Truman ordered the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasakia.To avenge Pearl Harbor and the Bataan Death March.b.To test how useful these new weapons would be in Europe.c.As a first step in a plan to annihilate the Japanese people.d.To force Japan to surrender.2.5 points QUESTION 20All of the following were developments in the civil rights movement of the 1950s excepta.The “Southern Manifesto” that was issued in Congress.b.Federal troops being sent to desegregated Central High School in Little Rock.c.A year-long boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, that led to desegregation of the bus system.d.The Supreme Court’s overturning of Plessy v. Ferguson.2.5 points