1. One of the principal reasons for the good old days nostalgia for the 1950s is because it was a decade marked by(A) an enormous increase in drinking among minors(B) absenteeism among factory workers(C) a much higher divorce rate(D) growing acceptance of domestic violence for stressed male breadwinners(E) an enormous growth of the White middle class2. The Hartley-Taft Act of 1947 led to(A) all industrial mining and agricultural workers combining to form one big union(B) limits on the ability of unions to partake in management decisions of their employers(C) intellectuals and workers forming a labor party for political action(D) unskilled workers being able to join a union(E) workers joining a fraternal organization in support of communism3. From what I have seen of our Russian friends and Allies during the war I am convinced that there is nothing they admire so much as strength and there is nothing for which they have less respect than for weakness especially military weakness. For that reason the old doctrine of a balance of power is unsound. We cannot afford if we can help it to work on narrow margins offering temptations to a trial of strength. If the Western Democracies stand together in strict adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter their influence for furthering those principles will be immense and no one is likely to molest them. If however they become divided or falter in their duty and if these all-important years are allowed to slip away then indeed catastrophe may overwhelm us all.This line of reason is most typical of(A) transcendentalism(B) existentialism(C) anti-Communism(D) pacification(E) French impressionism4. The policy of internationalism and aggressive interventionism after World War II had which of the following effects on the United States?(A) It left the armed forces unprepared for a potential war against the Soviet Union(B) It discouraged American involvement in the United Nations(C) It enabled its economy to dominate the free world(D) It encouraged a new wave of European imperialism and plans for territorial expansion(E) It provided windfall profits to the emerging African nations

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