Chapter 37: Triumph and Tragedy: America at the Turn of the

Chapter 37: Triumph and Tragedy: America at the Turn of the Century
1. The population of the United States in 2000 was almost:
a. 20 million.
b. 100 million.
c. 290 million.
d. 2 billion.
5. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:
a. destroyed the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
b. killed about 3,000 people.
c. were the work of Muslim extremists led by Osama bin Laden.
d. All of the above are true.
6. Within a few weeks of the 9/11 attacks, U.S. forces led an attack on:
a. Pakistan.
b. Iraq.
c. Saudi Arabia.
d. Afghanistan.
33. The Bush Doctrine emphasized:
a. close coordination of U.S. foreign policy with the United Nations.
b. preemptive military action against terrorists and terrorist regimes.
c. a determination to contain terrorism by keeping it where it already existed.
d. All of the above are true.
34. In the war against Iraq and Saddam Hussein, the United States was most closely
supported by:
a. Germany.
b. France.
c. Great Britain.
d. Russia.
35. In the aftermath of Iraq’s defeat and occupation:
a. Iraq soon became peaceful and stable.
b. Saddam Hussein was captured and killed by an Iraqi mob.
c. no weapons of mass destruction were found.
d. U.S. troop levels were reduced to about 10,000.
36. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina:
a. devastated the Texas Gulf Coast.
b. caused the most deaths of any natural disaster in American history.
c. destroyed much of New Orleans.
d. brought an efficient response from government at all levels.