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Second Red Scare
· Led by McCarthy. Fear of communist espionage after WWII.
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Iranian Islamist leader that endorsed the mob action and demanded the return of the hated shah of Iran from the United States along with all his wealth in exchange for the release of the 52 hostages still held captive. Stopped oil shipments to America. 1979.
Roe v. Wade
War in the Gulf
Operation Desert Storm
The first Civil Rights Act since Reconstruction (1866 & 1875) was passed during the presidency of:
This U. S. military failure occurred in early 1961 and was a political embarrassment to President Kennedy.
One of the most significant manifestations of detente between the U. S. and the USSR was:
This 1962 incidence almost led to WW III:
The scientist who worked most closely with development of the polio vaccine:
The U. S. president most responsible for sending "combat" troops into Vietnam and escalating that war was:
Who was the Communist faction leader in Vietnam until his death in 1969?
The Geneva Accord (1954) provided for:
The Morgenthau Plan dealt with Allied post-World War II policy toward what country:
The Roe v. Wade decision dealt specifically with:
This 1945 wartime conference was held in the Soviet Union and was attended by Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin:
Following the Korean War, Korea was divided at the:
In return for the Soviet Union removing offensive missiles, the United States ended its quarantine (blockade) of Cuba and promised:
What single event, above all others, was most responsible for the 1980 defeat of President Carter?
The most immediate cause of the Kent State antiwar demonstration, which resulted in the deaths of four students, was:
The Camp David Accord was signed by ____ and _____ , the leaders of the countries of _____ and _____.
The acronym WIN stood for:
The Carter Doctrine was a pledge that the United States would oppose, by force if necessary, any further aggression in the:
The New Right opposed programs such as (list two):
· outlawing abortion in all cases
o opposition to state recognition and acceptance ofhomosexual acts
o opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment andStrategic Arms Limitation Talks
o enforcement of a traditional vision of family lifeo censorship of media outlets that promote an "anti-family" agenda
The man who killed President John F. Kennedy's assassin was:
Who was Harry Truman's Republican opponent in the 1948 election:
President Reagan ordered an invasion of this Latin American country in 1983:
The Eisenhower Doctrine was a pledge that the United States would assist a country threatened by communist aggression in this region:
Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X were:
This organization was formed in Michigan in 1962 and voiced many of the concerns of the "New Left":
The Strategic Defense Initiative was more commonly called:
The fastest growing minority group in the United States is:
Richard Nixon was the first American President to: _____and the only one to: _____.
The doctrine of "separate but equal" in schools was declared unconstitutional in the case of:
The Sinai War (1956), Six-Day War (1967) and Yom Kippur War (1973) all involved what two countries:
The "Mayaquez" incident involved:
The post-WW II legislation that required all communist organizations to register with the government and publish their records was:
The diplomatic approach of pushing the Soviet Union to the brink of war in order to gain concessions, commonly called "brinksmanship," was initiated by:
Massive retaliation was based on superiority of:
El Salvador and Nicaragua are located where?
The Energy Department was created by President:
. Before his assassination in 1968 it appeared that this man would win the Democratic Party's nomination for president:
Name three areas where the Carter administration successfully pursued its foreign policy objectives?
· Camp David Accords
· Panama Canal Treaty· SALT II
. By refusing to move and give up her seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, this woman started the modern Civil Rights movement:
"The moral equivalent of war" was President Carter's description of:
Name the U. S. Secretary of State who developed a plan for economic recovery in Europe after WWII:
This conservative third party candidate was shot and paralyzed by a would-be assassin's bullet in 1972:
The slogan "Black Power" is most accurately associated with: (name an individual):
The first sit-ins occurred among college students in what city:
The Soviet Union's leader during the Cuban Missile Crisis was:
The founder and organizer of the "Moral Majority" was:
Name the leader of the ill-fated "People's Temple" Movement—in which followers died in a mass suicide ritual:
In spite of his fine record on domestic affairs and civil rights, this United States president was destroyed by his failures in Vietnam:
. The case of Miranda v. Arizona involved:
. This U. S. General was in charge of United States forces in the Vietnam War:
This Arkansas governor used National Guard troops to prevent integration of Little Rock's public school:
The "thaw" in U.S. and USSR "Cold War" diplomacy is called:
Who were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?
What was President Truman's response to the Berlin blockade?
Who were the Viet Cong?
In reference to Vietnam, the Nixon Doctrine referred to what?
Who was the Wisconsin U. S. Senator who led the Second Red Scare?
How had LBJ envisioned financing the "Great Society" program?
o Promoted a tax cut
o Vietnam led to LBJ’s downfall
What was the significance of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution?
A renewed attack on the evils of sexism in American life was launched in 1963 with publication of The Feminine Mystique. Who authored the book?
. When and why did Gamal Abdel Nasser "nationalize" the Suez Canal?
. Who were the Contras? Who were their main opponents?
· Various Nicaraguan rebel groups· Sandanistas
. List two issues that the New Right supported, and one issue it opposed.
· Opposed Equal Rights Ammendment·
Name three nations found in Indochina.
What finally happened to the SALT II agreement?
. Oil shortages occurred in America in what years? What caused the shortages?
· OAPEC said it was going to slow or stop oil shipments to US for supporting Israel
· OAPEC said it was going to slow or stop oil shipments to US for supporting IsraelOAPEC said it was going to slow or stop oil shipments to US for supporting Israel
What programs did President Lyndon B. Johnson's "Great Society" create?
· Vocational Schools
· Education Act—federal aid went to public and private schoolsModel Cities Act—provided funds to update housing
What does the acronymn "NOW" stand for? What were the primary objectives of NOW in the 1960s?
· "The purpose of NOW is to take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society now, exercising all privileges and responsibilities thereof in truly equal partnership with men."
Compare and contrast the "Counter-culture" and the Moral Majority.
· Moral Majority—New Right. Fundamentalist, against abortion, homosexuality, etc. Evangelical Christian agenda.· Counter Culture—counter to social mainstream.
Why did the United States become involved in Vietnam?
When, by whom, and how was U.S. military desegregated?
. Describe the 1960 election involving John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.
. What were the key components of President Reagan's "supply-side" economics program?
· economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering barriers for people to produce (supply) goods and services, such as adjustingincome tax and capital gains tax rates, and by allowing greater flexibility by reducing regulation. Consumers will then benefit from a greater supply of goods and services at lower prices.· Lower tax rates, less regulation
Which statement is most accurate about George Kennan's containment policy:
a. It suggested containing Soviet aggression
b. It suggested confronting all totalitarian regimes
c. It reduced government regulation of the economyd. It suggested containing communism wherever it surfaced.
What was the final disposition of the Civil Rights Act of 1990?
a. It died in committee
b. It was defeated in Congress
c. The President vetoed it
d. Congress passed it
The "Fair Deal" is associated with President which individual below:
a. Theodore Roosevelt
b. Franklin D. Roosevelt
c. Harry Truman
d. Lyndon B. Johnson
Soviet movement into Afghanistan threatened American sources of oil in what region?
a. Middle East
b. Persian Gulfc. East Africa
The Potsdam Conference was held at what site below?
a. Soviet Union
Who was president of the United States when South Vietnam was finally defeated by North Vietnam?
The Job Corps was created by this President:
In what area did the Carter administration foreign policy fail?
b. Negotiations between Egypt and Israel
c. Negotiations with the Republic of Panama relative to the Panama Canal
d. Release of the hostages in Iran
Who was chief justice when the Brown Decision was rendered?
This high-flying U.S. spy plane was shot down by the USSR in 1960:
b. Spirit of St. Louis
****d. U-2· Pilot was Frances Gary Powers
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