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In August 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected
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by the Soviet Union so that peoples from Eastern Bloc countries could not flee to West Berlin.
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The 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibited all of the following, except
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racial discrimination in housing rental or sale.
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The gelatinous form of gasoline that burns the skin of anyone exposed to it, which was dropped by American airplanes on enemy positions during the Vietnam War, was called
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napalm.
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In The Conscience of a Conservative, Barry Goldwater argued for all of the following, except
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support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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What was the principal concern of John F. Kennedy's presidency?
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the vigorous conduct of the Cold War
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What was the name for the 1965 immigration law that abandoned the national origins quota system, and established racially neutral criteria for immigration?
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Hart-Cellar Act
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What was the April 1961 CIA-led invasion of Cuba to topple Fidel Castro that proved to be a total failure when, of the invading force of 1,400, 1,100 were captured and more than 100 killed?
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Bay of Pigs
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Who was the marine biologist whose book, Silent Spring, spelled out how the insecticide DDT kills birds and other animals and causes sickness among humans, and who launched the modern environmental movement?
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Rachel Carson
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Which was not part of President Johnson's 1965-1967 "Great Society"?
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the overturned Taft-Hartley Act of 1947
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Which was not a goal of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington?
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an end to the use of the Grandfather Clause restricting suffrage
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Which was not an event in the civil rights movement of 1963?
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James Meredith, a black student, entered the University of Mississippi.
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The organization that launched the Freedom Rides, by which integrated groups traveled by bus into the deep South to test compliance with court orders banning segregation on interstate buses and trains was called the
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Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
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What made the New Left new?
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It called for a democracy of citizen participation.
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What was the first gay rights organization in the United States, founded in 1951 by Harry Hay?
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the Mattachine Society
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What was the organization created by the Kennedy administration to aid the economic and educational progress of developing countries?
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the Peace Corps
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Which of the following was not a central purpose of President Johnson's Great Society program?
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establishing a federally guaranteed annual income for every family
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A leading motto of the Women's Liberation movement was
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"the personal is political."
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Who was the leader of the United Farm Workers (UFW)—as much a movement for civil rights as a campaign for economic betterment—who, beginning in 1965, led nonviolent protests, including fasts, marches, and a national boycott of California grapes?
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Cesar Chavez
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Which of the following was not one of the climactic moments of 1968?
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the Berkeley Free Speech Movement
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Which was the organization that crafted The Port Huron Statement, criticized corporations, unions, and the military-industrial complex, and proclaimed "a democracy of individual participation"?
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Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
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The 1964 voter registration drive in Mississippi in which hundreds of white college students from the North participated was known as
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Freedom Summer.
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The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee's goals included
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replacing the culture of segregation with a "beloved community" of racial justice.
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The 1967 United States Supreme Court decision that declared unconstitutional the laws in sixteen states that prohibited interracial marriage was
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Loving v. Virginia.
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The 1968 Kerner Report blamed the widespread inner-city riots—occurring across the country from Harlem to Watts—on
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segregation, poverty, and "white racism."
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The organization demanding greater Indian tribal self-government and the restoration of economic resources guaranteed in treaties, founded in 1968, was called
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the American Indian Movement.
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Which of the following was not a target of the conservative "backlash" of the late Sixties?
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the growing power and militancy of organized labor
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What was the title of the 1963 book by Betty Friedan that took as its theme the emptiness of consumer culture, and painted the suburban home as a "comfortable concentration camp" for women?
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The Feminine Mystique
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Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
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Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique; founding of National Organization for Women; Sisterhood is Powerful; Roe v. Wade
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The United States Supreme Court ruling that an individual in police custody must be informed of the right to remain silent was
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Miranda v. Arizona.
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The organizer of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in April 1960 was
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Ella Baker.
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Which of the following was not a common theme of the antiwar movement
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Communism is preferable to democracy, so why fight it?
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Which was not embraced by the "Black Power" movement of the mid-1960s?
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expansion of interracial coalition-building in SNCC and CORE
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At the peak of the Vietnam war, the number of American troops in Vietnam was approximately
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500,000.
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Who was the leading African American known for his fiery oratory, insistence that blacks control the political and economic resources of their communities, and who was assassinated by members of the Nation of Islam after he formed his own Organization of Afro-American Unity?
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Malcolm X
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The Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the Constitution is the 1965 law that allowed federal officials to register voters.
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F
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Following a 1969 police raid on the Stonewall Bar, a gathering place for homosexuals in New York City's Greenwich Village, five days of rioting occurred and a militant gay rights movement was born.
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The Vietnam War was the longest war in American history and the only war that the United States has lost.
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T
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While serving a nine-day jail term in 1963 for violating a ban on demonstrations, Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his eloquent plea for racial justice, Letter from a Birmingham Jail.
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T
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The Free Speech movement was initiated at the University of Minnesota in 1964.
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F
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In Griswold v. Connecticut, the Supreme Court struck down all laws discriminating against homosexuals as a violation of the right to privacy
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F
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With the sit-ins, college students stepped onto the stage of American history as a leading force for social change.
answer
T
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President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society's War on Poverty required poor people to play a leading part in designing and implementing local policies.
answer
T
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President Kennedy entered office determined to rid American foreign policy of its Cold War assumptions.
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F
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In a single week in June 1963, more than 15,000 people were arrested in 186 cities across the United States in civil rights demonstrations
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T
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President Lyndon Johnson grew up in one of the wealthiest sections of United States—the central Texas Hill country.
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F
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By the end of 1960, some 70,000 demonstrators had taken part in sit-ins across the nation; the tactic had its 1960s origins in the initiative of four students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University who, on February 1, 1960, sat down at a lunch counter in the local Woolworth's department store and asked to be served.
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T
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The War on Poverty guaranteed an annual income to all Americans, created jobs for the unemployed, promoted unionization, and made it more difficult for businesses to shift production overseas.
answer
F
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President Kennedy's policy toward Latin America, the Alliance for Progress, failed because the money, as distributed, enriched military regimes and local elites.
answer
T
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In June 1964, three young voting rights activists were murdered in Mississippi—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner
answer
T
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According to defenders of the Vietnam War, American military withdrawal would encourage the spread of communism elsewhere around the world.
answer
T
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Johnson's Great Society failed to reduce poverty in America to any significant degree.
answer
F
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By 1968, the United States had more than a half million troops stationed in Vietnam.
answer
T
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The centerpiece of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society was the endeavor to eradicate poverty.
answer
T
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In the weeks following passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a joyful calm, mixed with a great celebratory jubilee that included parades, barbecues, and church prayer meetings characterized the principal response of inner city African Americans to the new law.
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F
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In the "counterculture" of the 1960s there was, for the first time in American history, a rejection of respectable norms of clothing, language, and sexual behavior.
answer
T
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The Greensboro lunch counter sit-in marked the first appearance of college students at the forefront of social protest in America
answer
T
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As president of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson never forgot the poor Mexican and white children he had taught in a Texas school in the early 1930s.
answer
T
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"Black Power" was a highly precise idea that asserted that only through revolutionary struggle for self-determination could black Americans achieve their rightful ends.
answer
F
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Richard Nixon won the 1968 presidential election by the largest landslide in American history.
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F
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The Civil Rights Bill and program of domestic liberalism launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson were far less ambitious than President Kennedy's initiatives on these matters.
answer
F
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Although the media came to derisively label radical feminists "bra burners," no bras were ever actually burned.
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T
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A key slogan of the Students for a Democratic Society was "participatory democracy."
answer
T
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President Johnson entered office determined to see a substantial civil rights bill passed by Congress.
answer
T
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In his August 1963 speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial delivered to 250,000 black and white Americans, Martin Luther King, Jr., declared: "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. '"
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T
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Greensboro, N.C., sit in
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1960
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Young Americans for Freedom founded
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1960
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Bay of Pigs
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1961
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Freedom Rides
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1961
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Berlin Wall constructed
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1961
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Port Huron Statement
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1962
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University of Mississippi desegregated
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1962
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Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
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1962
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Cuban Missile Crisis
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1962
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Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique
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1963
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King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
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1963
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March on Washington
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1963
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Kennedy assassinated
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1963
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Freedom Summer
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1964
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Civil Rights Act passed
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1964
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Gulf of Tonkin resolution
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1964
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Great Society
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1965-1967
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Voting Rights Act
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1965
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Watts uprising
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1965
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Hart-Celler Act
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1965
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National Organization for Women organized
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1966
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Tet offensive
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1968
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Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated
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1968
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American Indian movement founded
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1968
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Richard Nixon elected
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1968
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Police raid on Stonewall Inn
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1969
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Woodstock festival
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1969
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Roe v. Wade
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1970
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question
In August 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected
answer
by the Soviet Union so that peoples from Eastern Bloc countries could not flee to West Berlin.
question
The 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibited all of the following, except
answer
racial discrimination in housing rental or sale.
question
The gelatinous form of gasoline that burns the skin of anyone exposed to it, which was dropped by American airplanes on enemy positions during the Vietnam War, was called
answer
napalm.
question
In The Conscience of a Conservative, Barry Goldwater argued for all of the following, except
answer
support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
question
What was the principal concern of John F. Kennedy's presidency?
answer
the vigorous conduct of the Cold War
question
What was the name for the 1965 immigration law that abandoned the national origins quota system, and established racially neutral criteria for immigration?
answer
Hart-Cellar Act
question
What was the April 1961 CIA-led invasion of Cuba to topple Fidel Castro that proved to be a total failure when, of the invading force of 1,400, 1,100 were captured and more than 100 killed?
answer
Bay of Pigs
question
Who was the marine biologist whose book, Silent Spring, spelled out how the insecticide DDT kills birds and other animals and causes sickness among humans, and who launched the modern environmental movement?
answer
Rachel Carson
question
Which was not part of President Johnson's 1965-1967 "Great Society"?
answer
the overturned Taft-Hartley Act of 1947
question
Which was not a goal of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington?
answer
an end to the use of the Grandfather Clause restricting suffrage
question
Which was not an event in the civil rights movement of 1963?
answer
James Meredith, a black student, entered the University of Mississippi.
question
The organization that launched the Freedom Rides, by which integrated groups traveled by bus into the deep South to test compliance with court orders banning segregation on interstate buses and trains was called the
answer
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
question
What made the New Left new?
answer
It called for a democracy of citizen participation.
question
What was the first gay rights organization in the United States, founded in 1951 by Harry Hay?
answer
the Mattachine Society
question
What was the organization created by the Kennedy administration to aid the economic and educational progress of developing countries?
answer
the Peace Corps
question
Which of the following was not a central purpose of President Johnson's Great Society program?
answer
establishing a federally guaranteed annual income for every family
question
A leading motto of the Women's Liberation movement was
answer
"the personal is political."
question
Who was the leader of the United Farm Workers (UFW)—as much a movement for civil rights as a campaign for economic betterment—who, beginning in 1965, led nonviolent protests, including fasts, marches, and a national boycott of California grapes?
answer
Cesar Chavez
question
Which of the following was not one of the climactic moments of 1968?
answer
the Berkeley Free Speech Movement
question
Which was the organization that crafted The Port Huron Statement, criticized corporations, unions, and the military-industrial complex, and proclaimed "a democracy of individual participation"?
answer
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)
question
The 1964 voter registration drive in Mississippi in which hundreds of white college students from the North participated was known as
answer
Freedom Summer.
question
The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee's goals included
answer
replacing the culture of segregation with a "beloved community" of racial justice.
question
The 1967 United States Supreme Court decision that declared unconstitutional the laws in sixteen states that prohibited interracial marriage was
answer
Loving v. Virginia.
question
The 1968 Kerner Report blamed the widespread inner-city riots—occurring across the country from Harlem to Watts—on
answer
segregation, poverty, and "white racism."
question
The organization demanding greater Indian tribal self-government and the restoration of economic resources guaranteed in treaties, founded in 1968, was called
answer
the American Indian Movement.
question
Which of the following was not a target of the conservative "backlash" of the late Sixties?
answer
the growing power and militancy of organized labor
question
What was the title of the 1963 book by Betty Friedan that took as its theme the emptiness of consumer culture, and painted the suburban home as a "comfortable concentration camp" for women?
answer
The Feminine Mystique
question
Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
answer
Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique; founding of National Organization for Women; Sisterhood is Powerful; Roe v. Wade
question
The United States Supreme Court ruling that an individual in police custody must be informed of the right to remain silent was
answer
Miranda v. Arizona.
question
The organizer of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in April 1960 was
answer
Ella Baker.
question
Which of the following was not a common theme of the antiwar movement
answer
Communism is preferable to democracy, so why fight it?
question
Which was not embraced by the "Black Power" movement of the mid-1960s?
answer
expansion of interracial coalition-building in SNCC and CORE
question
At the peak of the Vietnam war, the number of American troops in Vietnam was approximately
answer
500,000.
question
Who was the leading African American known for his fiery oratory, insistence that blacks control the political and economic resources of their communities, and who was assassinated by members of the Nation of Islam after he formed his own Organization of Afro-American Unity?
answer
Malcolm X
question
The Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the Constitution is the 1965 law that allowed federal officials to register voters.
answer
F
question
Following a 1969 police raid on the Stonewall Bar, a gathering place for homosexuals in New York City's Greenwich Village, five days of rioting occurred and a militant gay rights movement was born.
answer
T
question
The Vietnam War was the longest war in American history and the only war that the United States has lost.
answer
T
question
While serving a nine-day jail term in 1963 for violating a ban on demonstrations, Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his eloquent plea for racial justice, Letter from a Birmingham Jail.
answer
T
question
The Free Speech movement was initiated at the University of Minnesota in 1964.
answer
F
question
In Griswold v. Connecticut, the Supreme Court struck down all laws discriminating against homosexuals as a violation of the right to privacy
answer
F
question
With the sit-ins, college students stepped onto the stage of American history as a leading force for social change.
answer
T
question
President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society's War on Poverty required poor people to play a leading part in designing and implementing local policies.
answer
T
question
President Kennedy entered office determined to rid American foreign policy of its Cold War assumptions.
answer
F
question
In a single week in June 1963, more than 15,000 people were arrested in 186 cities across the United States in civil rights demonstrations
answer
T
question
President Lyndon Johnson grew up in one of the wealthiest sections of United States—the central Texas Hill country.
answer
F
question
By the end of 1960, some 70,000 demonstrators had taken part in sit-ins across the nation; the tactic had its 1960s origins in the initiative of four students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University who, on February 1, 1960, sat down at a lunch counter in the local Woolworth's department store and asked to be served.
answer
T
question
The War on Poverty guaranteed an annual income to all Americans, created jobs for the unemployed, promoted unionization, and made it more difficult for businesses to shift production overseas.
answer
F
question
President Kennedy's policy toward Latin America, the Alliance for Progress, failed because the money, as distributed, enriched military regimes and local elites.
answer
T
question
In June 1964, three young voting rights activists were murdered in Mississippi—James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner
answer
T
question
According to defenders of the Vietnam War, American military withdrawal would encourage the spread of communism elsewhere around the world.
answer
T
question
Johnson's Great Society failed to reduce poverty in America to any significant degree.
answer
F
question
By 1968, the United States had more than a half million troops stationed in Vietnam.
answer
T
question
The centerpiece of President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society was the endeavor to eradicate poverty.
answer
T
question
In the weeks following passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a joyful calm, mixed with a great celebratory jubilee that included parades, barbecues, and church prayer meetings characterized the principal response of inner city African Americans to the new law.
answer
F
question
In the "counterculture" of the 1960s there was, for the first time in American history, a rejection of respectable norms of clothing, language, and sexual behavior.
answer
T
question
The Greensboro lunch counter sit-in marked the first appearance of college students at the forefront of social protest in America
answer
T
question
As president of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson never forgot the poor Mexican and white children he had taught in a Texas school in the early 1930s.
answer
T
question
"Black Power" was a highly precise idea that asserted that only through revolutionary struggle for self-determination could black Americans achieve their rightful ends.
answer
F
question
Richard Nixon won the 1968 presidential election by the largest landslide in American history.
answer
F
question
The Civil Rights Bill and program of domestic liberalism launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson were far less ambitious than President Kennedy's initiatives on these matters.
answer
F
question
Although the media came to derisively label radical feminists "bra burners," no bras were ever actually burned.
answer
T
question
A key slogan of the Students for a Democratic Society was "participatory democracy."
answer
T
question
President Johnson entered office determined to see a substantial civil rights bill passed by Congress.
answer
T
question
In his August 1963 speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial delivered to 250,000 black and white Americans, Martin Luther King, Jr., declared: "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. '"
answer
T
question
Greensboro, N.C., sit in
answer
1960
question
Young Americans for Freedom founded
answer
1960
question
Bay of Pigs
answer
1961
question
Freedom Rides
answer
1961
question
Berlin Wall constructed
answer
1961
question
Port Huron Statement
answer
1962
question
University of Mississippi desegregated
answer
1962
question
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
answer
1962
question
Cuban Missile Crisis
answer
1962
question
Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique
answer
1963
question
King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
answer
1963
question
March on Washington
answer
1963
question
Kennedy assassinated
answer
1963
question
Freedom Summer
answer
1964
question
Civil Rights Act passed
answer
1964
question
Gulf of Tonkin resolution
answer
1964
question
Great Society
answer
1965-1967
question
Voting Rights Act
answer
1965
question
Watts uprising
answer
1965
question
Hart-Celler Act
answer
1965
question
National Organization for Women organized
answer
1966
question
Tet offensive
answer
1968
question
Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated
answer
1968
question
American Indian movement founded
answer
1968
question
Richard Nixon elected
answer
1968
question
Police raid on Stonewall Inn
answer
1969
question
Woodstock festival
answer
1969
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Roe v. Wade
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1970