SAT US History Practice Test 30: Cultural and Social Change in the 1960s

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1. Which was the most important reason for the early growth of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the Free Speech Movement (FSM)?

A. Drugs
B. Government lies
C. The high divorce rate
D. Optimism caused by the postwar boom
E. The nuclear threat

2. Which did the Beatles influence the LEAST?

A. Students For a Democratic Society (SDS)
B. American rock and roll
C. Hippies
D. Timothy Leary
E. Yippies

3. Match the book and the author:

A) Growing Up Absurd

B) The Power Elite

C) The Art of Loving

D) The Way of Zen

E) Steal This Book

1) Alan Watts

2) Abbie Hoffman

3) Paul Goodman

4) C. Wright Mills

5) Eric Fromm

Answer choices:

A. A-3, B-4, C-5, E-2
B. B-4, C-1, D-4, E-2
C. B-5, C-1, D-3, E-2
D. A-5, B-4, D-1, E-2
E. B-4, C-3, D-1, E-2

4. The key reason for the slowing of protests after 1971 was that

A. America was winning in Vietnam.
B. the government became more responsive.
C. the draft ended.
D. all the major battles had been won.
E. the government cracked down on protesters.