US History 1302: Exam 3

Flashcard maker : Mary Browning
UN Security Council
Who- U.S, France, Great Brittan, China, & Russia
What- Ensures Anglo American Influence on world events
When-1946
Where-NY/ Courts; Hague Netherlands
Why- Security Council can Veto
Dr. George Kennan
Who- American Diplomat/ College Professor
What- Sent a long telegram to D.C; Containment Theory
When-1946
Where- Moscow USSR
Why- Start of the Containment of Communism
Truman Doctrine
Who- President Truman
What- Asked congress for money to bail out Greece and Turkey.
When- 1947
Where- U.S
Why- declares war on communism
Marshall Plan
Who- Secretary of State; George Marshall
What- To bail out the Western European $12 Billion in 4 years
When- 1947
Where- Western Europe
Why-
\”Cold War\”
Who- U.S; USSR
What- not a real war but allied countries against each other
When- 1946-91
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National Security Act
Who- US. CIA; Air force; nsn; nsc; nsa; usaf
What- Creation of permanent intelligence agency and air force
When- 1949
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Berlin Airlifts
Who- US. USSR
What- Air supply runs to Western Berlin to feed South Korea (starved by the Russians)
When- 1948
Where- West Berlin
Why- Russia Tried to starve out West Berlin in order to take over, but they backed down.
NATO
Who- Lead by General. Eisenhower
What- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
When- 1949
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\”To Secure These Rights\”
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Harry S. Truman
Who- President
What-
When-1945-1953
Where- U.S
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Dixiecrats
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When- 1948
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Second Red Scare
Who- McCarthy
What- Much worse scare that communist were everywhere.
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Alger Hiss/ Pumpkin Papers
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McCarthyism
Who- Senator from World War I; Fraud; Alcoholic; Scumbag
What- Questions everyone if they’re commies; goes after Homos (His assistant is a homo) ;Lied about Service. no medal of honor.
When-
Where- U.S
Why-
Korean War
Who-
What- The Forgotten War
When- 1950-1953
Where- Korea
Why- Armistice Signed at Panmunjom; It never officially Ends (Still on till this day) fighting remains along 38th
\”Conformity\”
Who-
What- to do what everyone else is doing
When- 50’s
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The Kinsey Reports
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Attack on Comic Books in the 50’s
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ELVIS
Who- The King of Rock & Roll;
What- Mixed country music with black R&B music
When- 1956
Where- U.S.A
Why- he changed music
Television in the 50’s
Who- I love Lucy/ Ozzie & Harriet
What-
When- 50’s
Where- HollyWood
Why- Shows how Americans are supposed to be
Walt Disney
Who- Cartoonist
What-
When- 1955
Where- California
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Movies in the 50’s
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UFO Scares the 40’s and 50’s
Who-
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When- 50’s
Where- Washington State
Why- The government is hiding something from us.
Interstate Highway Act of 1956
Who- U.S
What- To move military
When- 1956
Where- U.S
Why- Opened up America to the newly affluent post war generation; results; Fast food restaurants, Hotel Chains, and Amusement Parks.
\”Dynamic Conservatism\”
Who-
What- Conservative financially/ liberal socially
When-1952
Where-
Why- Birthplace of today’s Libertarian
Dwight Eisenhower
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Richard Nixon
Who- Vice President (his running mate to appease hardliners)
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Brown v. Board of Education
Who- Oliver Brown
What- Fights for the Desegregation in public schools
When- 1954
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Montgomery Bus Boycott
Who- Rosa Parks, a members of the Montgomery Women’s Political Council.
What- (intentionally) Refuses to get off the white side of the bus, to get arrested; she was fined $14.00; refused to pay & appeals. boycott for a year bus company losses money (black women were the majority to ride the bus)
When- 1955
Where- Montgomery
Why- Because of this desegregation is everywhere
Martin Luther King Jr.
Who- Civil rights leader; Minister
What- He fought for equal rights for all black Americans
When- 1955
Where- U.S.A
Why- Because of him blacks are equal.
Emmet Till
Who- 14 year old black boy from Chicago
What- Beaten to death by white man
When- 1941-55
Where- South Mississippi
Why- His open cassette funeral Opened people eyes to segregation.
Little Rock Nine
Who- 9 Black Students; NAACP
What- They were sent to an all white school (central high school) by the NAACP to prove to Arkansas that they were smart enough to desegregate all public schools.
When- 1957
Where- Arkansas
Why- All public schools are now desegregated.
U.S. Involvement in Vietnam 50’s and 60’s
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Gary Powers
Who- U.S Spy
What- He was Captured by the Soviet Union
When- During the Cold War
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Election of 1960
Who- VP Nixon V. John F. Kennedy
What-
When- 1960
Where- Washington D.C
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John F. Kennedy
Who- First President of the United States to be assassinated
What- \” Ask not what your country can do for you…ask what you can do for your country.\”
When- 1961-1963
Where- US
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Robert F. Kennedy
Who- JFK’s Brother
What- Youngest Attorney General \”Bull dog\” takes down problems; A valuable adviser to his brother
When- 1961-1963
Where- U.A
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NASA
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Bay of Pigs Invasion
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Berlin Wall
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What- a wall built to separate the commies
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Cuban Missile Crisis
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The Feminine Mystique
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What- they felt sad but didn’t know why
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NOW
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Civil Rights Act of 1964
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Greensboro Sit-In
Who- Four Black men
What- sit it in redcurrants to get equal service
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\”Freedom Riders\”
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\”Letters from Birmingham Jail\” 1969 Civil Rights March on DC
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Lyndon B. Johnson
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Great Society
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Robert Weavers
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Thurgood Marshall (1950’s – ’60s
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Fannie Lou Hamer
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Malcom X
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March From Selma
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Voting Rights Act of 1965
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Watts Riots
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SCLC
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CORE
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SNCC
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Black Panther Party
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SDS
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Port Huron Statement
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1968 Olympics
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Tonkin Incident/ Resolution
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Test Offensive
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Election of 1968
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Star trek
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