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  21. Who advocated “black power” as the new leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s? A)Martin Luther King, Jr. B)A. Phillip Randolph C)Stokely Carmichael D)Thurgood Marshall E)Robert Weaver 22. During the 1960s and 1970s, César Chávez ________. A)led a communist takeover of Nicaragua B)organized a Chicano political movement known as La Raza Unida C)organized California grape.
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  11. Franklin D. Roosevelt and his advisers believed that _______ production would raise prices for farmers. A) reducing B)increasing C)redistributing D)expropriating E)monitoring 12. Young men were hired to clear land, plant trees, and build bridges and fish ponds by the _______. A)Tennessee Valley Authority B)National Recovery Administration C)Public Works Administration D)Works Progress Administration E)Civilian Conservation Corps 13. By 1935, Roosevelt’s severest.
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  31. Why were Americans worried about Hitler’s attacks against Great Britain in particular? A)The United States had an alliance with Great Britain that could force the nation into war. B)Many Americans had British ancestors or ties to businesses in Great Britain. C)Many Americans still had family members living in Great Britain. D)If Hitler took.
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  11. What kind of programming became popular after television advertisers abandoned dramas? A) documentaries B)cooking shows C)quiz shows D)talk shows E)reality television 12. What was the focus of the bestselling book The Lonely Crowd? A)life in suburbia B)love and romance C)Cold War politics D)manufacturing work E)life in the cities 13. Who were the “beats” of the 1950s? A)jazz musicians who experimented with.
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  1.The _______ model ocommunication is a one way process. a.interactional b.transactional c.linear d.fractional   2.The _______ model ocommunication specifies communication participants. a.interactional b.transactional c.linear d.fractional   3.This principle ocommunication suggests thawe are communicating even when we    think no one is paying attention to us.   a. Communication is constant. b.Communication is a process. c.Communication is learned. d.Communication is symbolic.   4.Which othe following is noone othe principles ocommunication? a.Communication.
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1. Sensing, organizing, and interpreting are the three stages of perception.   2. Your pasexperiences can influence your perception.   3. The compliments of others are examples of social comparison.   4. Perception checking is one way to increase the accuracy of your perceptions.   5. It’s healthy to take a respite from your cell phone occasionally.   6.  A.
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  1. The conference at Potsdam in July of 1945 ended on a note of _______. A)harmony B)discord C)uncertainty D)confusion E)regret 2. The fundamental disagreement between the United States and the Soviet Union at the beginning of the Cold War was over _______. A)who would control postwar Europe B)who would control postwar Asia C)which country had contributed more to the.
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  1.The three parts of a conversation are a.welcome, body, and good-bye. b.preview, body, and summary. c.informative, persuasive, and entertainment. d.beginning, middle, and summary.   2.Conversation where self-disclosure is emphasized. a.Acknowledging b.Entertaining c.Sharing d.None of the above   3.Conversation where you merely talk about the weather. a.Acknowledging b.Entertaining c.Sharing d.None of the above   4.Which principle of conversation addresses the positive impact you have on others?     a. Dialogue not monologue     b. Enlarging impact     c. Interest.
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  41. What led to riots in both Los Angeles and Detroit in 1943? A)food shortages B)abusive labor conditions C)racial tensions D)strong antiwar sentiments E)layoffs in wartime industries 42. Why was the Battle of the Bulge an important battle during World War II? A) It was the battle that drew the United States into the war. B)It was.
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  41. Lyndon Johnson’s political downfall resulted primarily from ________. A)his Latin American policy B)his handling of the Vietnam War C)the failure of his Great Society D)his refusal to be a cold warrior E)his advocacy of welfare programs 42. How did African-American activism change toward the late 1960s? A) It cooled off after African Americans achieved all.
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  31. What ultimately caused the National Recovery Administration to fail? A)It did not address business owners’ goals of stabilizing production and raising prices. B)It compelled all companies to join, regardless of whether they wanted to or not. C)In the final analysis, very few industries decided to enroll in the NRA. D)Its rules favored large.
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n Multiple Choice 1. Who invented the concept of the mass construction of suburban homes? A)William Levitt B)Thurgood Marshall C)Joseph McCarthy D)Norman Vincent Peale E)Reginald Rose 2. What group was rigidly excluded from all three Levittowns? A)the middle class B)the working class C)African Americans D)Protestants E)Catholics 3. The most significant social trend in postwar America was _______. A)the decline of the nuclear family B)a decrease.
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  31. Why were people in Italy and France voting for communist parties in 1947? A) They were drawn to the irresistibly charismatic communist leaders. B)They felt discontent due to economic problems and food shortages. C)They were responding to pressure and threats from the Soviet Union. D)They wanted to defy the American anti-communist attitude. E)There.
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1. Nonverbal communication is only all communication thais nospoken.   2. The interactional communication model contains the feedback component.   3. You cannonocommunicate.   4. Communication is reversible.   5.  The three qualities oan effective interpersonal communicator are openness, flexibility    and understanding.   6. Openness, flexibility, and kindness are the three qualities oan effective     interpersonal communicator.   7.  Words hold meanings, nopeople.   8..
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    1.The stage of listening where you select which specific stimuli you will focus on is a.receiving b.attending c.interpreting d.evaluating   2.This type of question asks for additional information from the speaker. a.Closed b.Open c.Probing d.Loaded   3.This type of question encourages an extended response from the speaker. a.Closed b.Open c.Probing d.Loaded   4.The stage of listening where you make a judgment about what you’ve heard. a.Receiving b.Attending c.Interpreting d.Evaluating   5.Which one of the.
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  1.Which one of the following is not a something you can do for those who are not    apologetic? a.Pretend to forgive. b.Present all your complaints to the person. c.Forgive the person directly. d.Imagine their death.   2.Which one of the following is not a guideline for forgiveness? a.Rehearse your request b.Forgiveness is a never-ending process c.Some people will not.
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  Multiple Choice 1. What was one major factor that helped Kennedy defeat Nixon in the 1960 presidential election? A)Kennedy’s performance in the first televised presidential debate B)Nixon’s poor performance in a presidential radio debate C)Kennedy’s extensive political experience compared with Nixon’s D)Kennedy’s warm relationship with the Eisenhower administration E)The nation was familiar with Kennedy, but Nixon.
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  21. The term “D-Day” refers to which of the following dates? A)the day President Roosevelt died B)the day Hitler committed suicide C)the day the Allies invaded Nazi-occupied Europe D)the day the Germans invaded France E)the day the Germans surrendered to the Allies 22. When American troops entered Germany, they were shocked to discover _______. A)the lack of.
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  21. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg _______. A)helped the CIA break a Soviet spy ring in the United States B)were executed for passing American atomic secrets to the Soviet Union C)were responsible for exposing Alger Hiss as a communist D)admitted to being responsible for heinous war crimes during the Korean War E)were American spies who shared.
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  11. When the United States and the Dutch East Indies banned trade with Japan, the Japanese lost their source of _______, which eventually led them to attack the United States. A)oil B)flour C)steel D)rubber E)ammunition 12. What event brought the United States into World War II? A)the Italian attack on Austria B)the German occupation of France C)the first mass.
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  21. Who led the Montgomery bus boycott? A) Martin Luther King, Jr. B)Ella Baker C)Rosa Parks D)Thurgood Marshall E)Bayard Rustin 22. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy advocated _______. A)immigration to Africa rather than trying to gain rights in the United States B)acceptance of discrimination until the courts brought about changes C)the use of violence to get the nation’s.
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  41. Why did FDR attempt to “pack” the Supreme Court? A)He knew opposing the Supreme Court would unite his disparate Democratic Party. B)He knew opposing the Supreme Court would win him bipartisan support. C)He saw the Supreme Court’s interference with the New Deal as unconstitutional. D)He wanted to remove the final and most powerful.
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1. A conversation is any face-to-face verbal interaction between two people.   2. Acknowledging conversation requires the least self-disclosure.   3. Your conversation should have an enlarging impact on others.   4. The goal of interpersonal conversation is monologue.   5. Seeing others for conversation is the third stage of conversation.   6. A sharing conversation is a verbal interaction.
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  41. How is the 2004 presidential election best described? A)unusual because no public debates were allowed due to security concerns B)similar to other recent presidential elections C)unique because repeated recounts had to be made D)harmonious because everyone was united against terrorism E)especially bitter and spiteful as each party blamed and criticized the other 42. How did.
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  31. How did life improve for African Americans over the last few decades of the twentieth century and the first decade of the twenty-first century? A)The average income for African-American families increased to match that of white families. B)The average educational level of African Americans increased. C)The incarceration level of African Americans dropped.
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Multiple Choice 1. How did U.S. exports in 1929 compare to exports in 1914? A) They were halved. B)They had tripled. C)They had remained stagnant. D)They had increased tenfold. E)They had increased marginally. 2. The nations that comprised the Axis Powers in World War II were _______. A)Germany, France, and Spain B)Germany, China, and the Soviet Union C)Germany, Italy,.
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    1._____________ expresses right and wrong, good and bad. a.Surface talk b.Reporting facts c.Giving opinions d.Sharing feelings   2._____________ requires the least amount of self-disclosure. a.Surface talk b.Reporting facts c.Giving opinions d.Sharing feelings   3.That two people interpret the same word in different ways shows that a.language is symbolic. b.language is rule-governed. c.language is subjective. d.language varies in levels of abstraction.   4.The word cat is more specific and.
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  21. In 2002, the Bush administration insisted Iraq was hiding ________. A)terrorists B)weapons of mass destruction C)stolen U.S. documents D)American diplomats E)religious leaders 22. The central issue of the 2004 presidential election was ________. A)the war in Iraq B)the Cold War C)the economy D)family values E)the war on drugs 23. Over the years, affirmative action policies were passed to ________. A)secure the power.
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  1. What was the Moral Majority? A)an international peacekeeping group B)a group of moderates who denounced Nixon C)a liberal group of political activists D)a group of civil rights activists E)a religious fundamentalist group 2. What was the main focus of the Nixon presidency? A)foreign policy B)civil rights C)economics D)education E)the armed forces 3. Who served as Nixon’s national security advisor? A)Warren Burger B)G. Gordon.
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  31. What was a drawback of suburban life for the family? A)Many families were torn apart by pressure to conform to suburban expectations. B)Many young families had to share their homes with extended family members. C)Many parents were too focused on earning money to make time for family bonding. D)Many mothers and wives remained.
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  41. Why did Eisenhower send federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957? A)to ensure that black students could attend a desegregated school B)to quell a violent race riot resulting from the integration of the military C)to investigate a planned terrorist attack from the Soviet Union D)to protect a top secret chemical weapon on.
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Multiple Choice 1. What was the first crisis of the post-Cold War era? A)the United States invaded Iraq B)al Qaeda attacked New York City C)Iraq invaded Kuwait D)the East German government collapsed E)Russia invaded Afghanistan 2. The primary focus of George H. W. Bush’s presidency was ________. A)healthcare reform B)reducing taxes C)gay rights D)education E)foreign affairs 3. What was only significant piece of.
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1. Nonverbal communication is all communication that is not spoken or written.   2. Nonverbal communication is rarely multi-channeled.   3. Proxemics is the study of facial expressions and their meanings.   4. Nonverbal communication is ambiguous.   5. Paralanguage involves legal terminology and documents.   6. Leaving a situation is a nonverbal cue that communicates your interest in continuing.
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    1.Which one of the following is not a suggestion for enlarging others? a.Be expressive. b.Be sincere. c.Be ambiguous. d.Be persistent.   2.Which one of the following is not one of the ways to compliment others? a.Compliment minimally. b.Compliment effort. c.Compliment character. d.Compliment achievement.   3.“Another way of looking at your situation is that it’s an opportunity to grow” is an example of a.synthesizing. b.collaborating. c.listening. d.reframing.   4.Which.
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1.  Avoidance is one of the four responses to conflict.   2.  Expanded awareness and improved interaction are benefits of conflict.   3.  Brainstorming is the first step in the A.B.C. of Collaboration.   4.  Forgiveness is a feeling.   5.  The second step in the AAA Forgiveness technique is apologizing.   6.When people are directly aggressive, they give the.
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1. Pretending to rescue is one of the five stages of listening.   2. Active listening questions can be used in your listening for content.   3. Closed questions required one or two words responses.   4. The second step of active listening is to paraphrase the speaker.   5. Loaded questions are especially helpful in making others.
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  41. The most significant result of the Korean War was that it _______. A)vindicated the United States in the eyes of the world B)succeeded in unifying Korea for thirty years C)brought about massive American rearmament D)reinforced Truman’s popularity with the American people E)inhibited the further expansion of communism 42. Truman’s prospects in the 1948 election looked.
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1. Verbal communication is all communication that is spoken or written.   2. Language is subjective.   3. Language varies in levels of abstraction.   4. Surface talk reports facts and expresses feelings.   5. Self-disclosure does not require reciprocity.   6. Semantic rules of language help us interpret the meaning words in specific contexts or situations.   7. An example of.
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  31. What finally caused Kennedy to support racial justice openly? A) Kennedy visited segregated schools in the South. B)Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech. C)Kennedy wanted a united country to fight the war in Vietnam. D)Authorities attacked child protesters in Birmingham, Alabama. E)The Democratic Party threatened to withdraw support.
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  11. What was the Berlin airlift? A)a state-of-the-art transportation system designed to revive the postwar German economy B)a top secret method of transporting American spies into and out of the Soviet Union C)a military operation to bring supplies to troops and civilians in Soviet-controlled Berlin D)the first plane capable of dropping a hydrogen bomb.
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  1.Which factor does noinfluence your perception? a.Position in space. b.Physical differences. c.Your expectations. d.None of the above.   2.The ___________ stage of perception is a physical activity. a.sensing b.organizing c.interpreting d.remembering   3.The _________ stage of perception is when you make sense of whayou perceived. a.sensing b.organizing c.interpreting d.remembering   4.“I saw two people kissing” is a statemenof ____________. a.observation. b.inference. c.exaggeration. d.regret.   5.“The two people who were kissing were undoubtedly nomarried” is.
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  11. When Johnson became president after the assassination of Kennedy in 1963, he focused first on ________. A)ending the Cold War B)passing JFK’s tax and civil rights bills C)escalating the war in Vietnam D)boosting the military E)bolstering international relationships 12. Senator Barry Goldwater pushed for ________ during the presidential election of 1964. A)establishing peace with the Soviet.
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  11. The most encouraging economic development for women in the late twentieth century was that ________. A)women’s wages largely closed the gap with men’s wages B)women made great progress in entering male-dominated professions C)the number of female business owners increased greatly D)the number of women serving on corporate boards grew rapidly E)the Equal Rights Amendment.
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  41. A central tenet of Reagan’s approach to foreign policy at the beginning of his presidency was the belief that ________. A)the Palestine Liberation Organization represented a serious threat to the United States B)trading arms for hostages was an effective way to negotiate quietly with terrorists C)the Middle East needed United States intervention.
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  21. The antimissile system based on the use of lasers and particle beams to destroy incoming missiles from outer space was called ________. A)IED B)SALT I C)SALT II D)SDI E)VIPER 22. The goal of the Boland Amendment was to ________. A)prohibit American military aid to overthrow the Nicaraguan government B)prohibit the sale of weapons to Iran under any.
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  11. Where do the largest single group of Asian Americans come from? A)Cambodia B)China C)Laos D)Thailand E)Vietnam 12. NAFTA is ________. A)the first lending institution to need a government bailout in 2008 B)the most common weapon of mass destruction found in Iraq C)an arms treaty between the United States and Russia D)a free trade agreement between the United States, Mexico,.
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1. Enlarging others means that those you interact with feel better after talking   with you.   2. Acknowledging the presence of others is a way to enlarge them.   3.  The reframing technique requires that you maintain the speaker’s   perspective.   4.  You can even compliment others on what they don’t do or say.   5.  You don’t.
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  21. Despite the New Deal, ________ remained the country’s most impoverished citizens. A)African Americans B)Asian Americans C)Native Americans D)Mexican Americans E)“Okies” and “Arkies” 22. Roosevelt’s “court packing” proposal was _______. A)a non-starter that never got off the ground B)curtailed due to opposition from Republicans C)effectively blocked by Democratic opposition D)implemented partially and resulted in three appointments E)successful at limiting the power.
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  1.When you receive happy news a smile immediately flashes across your face is an    example of the principle that a.Nonverbal communication is emotionally rich. b.Nonverbal communication is instantaneous. c.Nonverbal communication is continuous. d.Nonverbal communication is ambiguous.   2.Being uncertain as to what meaning to assign someone leaving the room in a hurry is an example of.
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