Chp 27 – Flashcard

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who wrote letter from birmingham city jail while incarcerated for participating in a civil rights demonstration
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martin luther king jr.
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which of the following was not part of kennedy’s domestic program
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abolishing welfare
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this document gave president lyndon johnson the authoirty to prevent further aggresion in vietnam toward the united states
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the gulf of tonkin resolution
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president lyndon johnson’s plan to provide health insurance for the elderly is known as
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medicare
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the civil rights act of 1964 banned racial segregation everywhere except
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schools
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who won the presidential election of 1968
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richard nixon
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the black power movement was best associated with
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malcolm x
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in 1962, u.s. spy planes discovered what appeared to be soviet missile sites in
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cuba
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president lyndon johnson declared a war on
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poverty
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this group’s convention experienced a riot in 1968
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democrat
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this was a training program introduced by president lyndon johnson that was aimed at inner-city youths ages sixteen to twenty one
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job corps
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in the republican nomination speech, richard nixon appealed to a group called
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the silent majority
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what sparked race riots in more than 100 cities in 1968
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the assassination of MLK
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One of the first pieces of legislation signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson, it lowered the tax rate by 20 percent.
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Revenue Act
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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned racial segregation everywhere except
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schools
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In regard to the Freedom Riders, President Kennedy
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dismissed them as publicity seekers.
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During the civil rights movement, peaceful protests at white-only establishments were called
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sit-ins.
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What was George Wallace’s goal in entering the presidential race of 1968?
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Throw the election into the House of Representatives
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President Kennedy approved an attack on Cuba by CIA-trained ex-Cubans at
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the Bay of Pigs.
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The heir apparent for the Democratic nomination for president in 1968, he was assassinated after giving his acceptance speech.
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Robert F. Kennedy
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What occurred immediately after World War II ended in the United States?
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The United States experienced a mild recession and then its economy shot to new heights
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The greatest social movement in the United States in the 20th century was
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civil rights.
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After World War II, your textbook states that two out of every three Americans feared this.
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Communism
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What contributed to the economic boom in Texas after the Second World War?
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Oil boom
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Kennedy called his political program the
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New Frontier
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The march from Selma to Montgomery emphasized
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Voting Rights
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The Jobs Corps, Head Start, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) were all part of
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The war on poverty
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In the Birmingham campaign in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. signaled a change in strategy from
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changing southern white attitudes to confrontation and civil disobedience.
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As a result of the Immigration Act of 1965, the majority of future immigrants were
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Hispanics and Asians
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Stokely Carmichael is best associated with
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the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
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President Lyndon Johnson’s plan to provide health insurance for the elderly is known as
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Medicare
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This was a training program introduced by President Lyndon Johnson that was aimed at inner-city youths ages sixteen to twenty-one.
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Job Corps
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The United States involvement in Vietnam grew from an earlier policy of
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Containment
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In Miranda v. Arizona, the Supreme Court ruled on
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the rights of a person accused of a crime.
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In 1968, the candidate who claimed to speak for the “silent majority” and “Middle America” was
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Richard Nixon
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Michael Harrington’s The Other America influenced the
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War on Poverty.
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President Johnson said that “we have just delivered the South to the Republican Party for a long time to come” after
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the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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It could be argued that the modern civil rights movement gained prominence at a lunch counter at a
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Woolworths
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Dismissed by the Kennedy brothers as a buffoon, he would succeed President Kennedy after his assassination.
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Lyndon Johnson
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Which of the following was not part of Kennedy’s domestic program?
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Abolishing welfare
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The defining moment for baby boomers was
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Moon landing
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In the Cuban missile crisis, President Kennedy ordered
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a quarantine of Cuba
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Even though this case ruled segregation illegal, it was still occurring during the Kennedy Administration
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Brown v. Board of Education
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The greatest protests against Nixon’s Vietnam policy came after
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the Cambodian incursion
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What is the bestest form of government?
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Communism
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barry goldwater opposed the civil rights act of 1964
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true
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jack ruby was charged with assassination president john f. kennedy, but doubts about his guilt linger
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false
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hubert humphrey was lyndon johnsons running mate in the presidential election of 1964
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true
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from the beginning of his presidency, kennedy vigorously supported black civil rights
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false
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congress narrowly defeated president johns request in 1964 for authorizatino to take all necessary measures to prevent further aggression from vietnam
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false
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president johnson was not as adept at handling congress as president kennedy had been
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false
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johnsons great society programs helped reduce the number of people living in poverty
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true
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T/F Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and other Beats rebelled against middle-class life and conventional literary expression.
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True
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T/F President Kennedy’s program to help Latin America was called the Alliance for Progress.
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True
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T/F By 1966, Martin Luther King Jr. had become a leading spokesman for “black power.”
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False
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T/F Had Kennedy lived, he would certainly have removed U.S. troops from Vietnam.
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False
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T/F The Civil Rights Act of 1964 barred racial discrimination in hotels and restaurants
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True
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T/F The 1968 Republican convention in Chicago was the scene of tumultuous riots.
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False
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T/F Congress narrowly defeated President Johnson’s request in 1964 for authorization to “take all necessary measures” to prevent further aggression in Vietnam.
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False
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T/F President Johnson was not as adept at handling Congress as President Kennedy had been.
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False
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T/F Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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True
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T/F In the 1960 presidential election, Richard M. Nixon carried more states than Kennedy did.
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False
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T/F Malcolm X was a leader in the Black Muslim movement.
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True
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T/F The Tet offensive marked a turning point in public support for the war in Vietnam.
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True
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T/F The Tet offensive had a great effect on U.S. public opinion as opposition to the Vietnam War grew.
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True
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T/F By 1966, participants in the black power movement demanded voting rights and declared they would burn the cities until that was accomplished.
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False
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T/F John F. Kennedy constantly worked hard to achieve full civil rights for African Americans.
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False

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