The Arms Race And The Space Race Answers

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
The first person to orbit Earth in a spacecraft was
Yuri Gagarin.
Which of the following was a consequence of testing the H-bomb?
radiation sickness
In 1963, the United States and the Soviet Union signed a treaty stating that
all nuclear testing would be held underground.
Which of the following was a NASA program that served as a bridge between human space flight and the moon landing?
Gemini
Which of the following is the best definition of the term nuclear deterrence?
the idea that the threat of nuclear war was enough to stop an attack
Why was the Gemini program valuable to future space programs?
NOT The Gemini program put the first person on the moon.
The arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union began when
the Soviet Union developed its own atomic bomb.
In October of 1957, the Soviet Union shocked the United States by
launching the satellite Sputnik I.
Look at the graph.
Based on the graph, defense spending in the United States
increased during the arms race against the USSR.
What was the link between the launch of Sputnik I and the National Defense Educational Act?
The National Defense Education Act was created in response to the launch of Sputnik I.

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