5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Dresden Fire Bombing
- Malcom X
- The Great Society
- a British Air Force Bombed the city of Dresden as a way of completely destroying the moral of the Germans
- b Series of domestic initiatives announced in 1964 by LBJ to "end poverty and racial injustice." They included the Voting Rights Act of 1965, est of the Dept of Housing and Urban Development, Head Start, job-training programs, Medicare and Medicaid expansion, and various community action programs
- c Spread ideas of black nationalism. disagreed w/ both the tactics and goals of the early civil rights movement. minister of the nation of islam. rejected his original name because it was his family's slave name
- d 1972; Nixon feared loss so he approved the Commission to Re-Elect the President to spy on and espionage the Democrats. A security guard foiled an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee Headquarters, exposing the scandal. Seemingly contained, after the election Nixon was impeached and stepped down
- e Successor to ENIAC; "Universal Automatic Computer"; handled business data; LAUNCHED THE COMP REVOLUTION; allowed Americans to work more efficiently
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Involved in the American Civil Rights Movement formed by students whose purpose was coordinate a nonviolent attack on segregation and other forms of racism.
- A white officer beat a black motorist in LA which caused 6 days of violence and thirty four people to die. Home were burned and the national guard had to be brought in.
- United states dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Mass bombing of cities and civilians, one of the terrible new practices of WWII had ended in the final nightmare- unprecedented human destruction in a single blinding flash. Japanese announced their surrender. (987)
- Ohio college where an anti-war protest got way out of hand, the National Guard was called in and killed 3 students (innocent & unarmed,wounded 9) in indiscriminate fire of M-1 rifles
- CORE was a civil rights organization. They were famous for freedom rides which drew attention to Southern barbarity, leading to the passing of civil rights legislation.
5 True/False Questions
Federal Highway Act → He fought during World War I, he joined Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur in dealing with the Bonus Army in Washington.Then on October 1940 was promoted as general and given command of the 2nd Armed Division based at Fort Benning., General in the U. S. Army who helped lead the allies to victory in the battle of the bulge
Ngo Dinh Diem → New wave of women's rights agitation dating from 1949; emphasized more literal equality that would play down domestic roles and qualities for women; promoted specific reforms and redefinition of what it meant to be female
Nikita Khrushchev → Ruled the USSR from 1958-1964; lessened government control of soviet citizens; sought peaceful coexistence with the West instead of confrontation
Freedom Riders → Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation
Rock n' Roll → Became a popular music genre in the fifties with the introduction of Elvis Presley