Unit 3: Transformations–America from 1945 to the Present (Lessons 1-3)
tudy Guide as a Visual to be Use with the 3 1-Page Snapshots

The Objective Exam consists of 8 questions from the Learning Quizzes and 17 questions from the 1-page Snapshot on the 1st page of Lessons 1, 2, and 3. Questions are written so you do not have to prove that you know everything, but that you know something. Click here for an explanation of how to use the Snapshots with this Visual.
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Tip: The Essentials Terms Quiz and its link are essential. All the quizzes will help you.


If given at least 3 facts about a nation over time, recognize the nation from a list.


Middle East (know the definition from the Essentials Terms Quiz)

·         Afghanistan

·         Iran

·         Iraq

·         Israel

·         Saudi Arabia


Far East (know the definition from the Essentials Terms Quiz)

·         Cambodia

·         China

·         Korea

·         Japan

·         Vietnam


Europe+ (know the definition from the Essentials Terms Quiz)

·         France

·         Germany

·         Great Britain

·         Soviet Union (USSR or Russia)

·         United States


The Americas (know the definition from the Essentials Terms Quiz, including sections of the Americas)

·         Canada

·         Cuba

·         Mexico

·         Nicaragua

·         United States



If a term was in Unit 1 or Unit 2 but still exists in Unit 3, you may see it. You have to recognize it; not recall.


·         fascism, communism, capitalism, monopoly, horizontal or vertical integration

·         annexation, declaration of war, diplomatic recognition

·         civil disobedience, boycott, march on Washington

·         segregation, nativism, racism

·         law, bill, executive order, court case

·         types of public service, such as Federal Reserve, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of State, justice of the Supreme Court


Age Cohorts and their time periods In the link in the Essentials Terms Quiz

·         Baby boomer

·         Generation X

·         Millennial


Events and Traits of Presidencies

If given at least 3 facts about a president over time, recognize the president from a list of 5 presidents in chronological order.

·         Harry Truman (1945-1948, 1948-1952)

·         Dwight D. Eisenhower (1952-1956, 1956-1960)

·         John F. Kennedy (1960-1963)

·         Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1964, 1964-1968)

·         Richard M. Nixon (1968-1972, 1972-August, 1974)

·         Gerald Ford (August, 1974-1976)

·         Jimmy Carter (1976-1980) 

·         Ronald Reagan (1980-1984, 1984-1988)

·         George H. Bush (1988-1992)

·         William Clinton (1992-1996, 1996-2000)

·         George W. Bush (2000-2004, 2004-2008)

·         Barack Obama (2008-2012, 2012-2016)




If placed in a group of people or if provided several details, recognize what type of role in history that the person played.

·         Colin Powell

·         Condoleezza Rice

·         Elvis Presley

·         Hillary Rodham Clinton

·         Jackie Robinson

·         Madeleine Albright

·         The Beetles



Events, Trends, and Terms

If  provided several details, recognize its role in history:

·         Brown case

·         consumerism

·         covert operation

·         desegregation

·         globalization

·         integration

·         Savings and loan deregulation

·         sit-in

·         Taft Hartley

·         Title IX

·         Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP)

·         Watergate