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  1. Rock n' Roll
  2. New Feminism
  3. Debates/Election of 1960
  4. Civil Disobedience
  5. Freedom Summer
  1. a Became a popular music genre in the fifties with the introduction of Elvis Presley
  2. b A form of political participation that reflects a conscious decision to break a law believed to be immoral and to suffer the consequences.
  3. c 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
  4. d Brought about the era of political television. Between Kennedy and Nixon. Issues centered around the Cold War and economy. Kennedy argued that the nation faces serious threats from the soviets. Nixon countered that the US was on the right track under the current administration. Kennedy won by a narrow margin.
  5. e In 1964, when blacks and whites together challenged segregation and led a massive drive to register blacks to vote.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 1968, in which American troops had brutally massacred innocent women and children in the village of My Lai, also led to more opposition to the war.
  2. Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation
  3. Japan's last defensive outpost, 1,900 kamikaze pilots used in this battle, ends on June 22nd 1945. It was used as a forecast for what an invasion of the mainland would be like.
  4. Coalition of younger members of the Democratic party and radical student groups. Believed in participatory democracy, free speech, civil rights and racial brotherhood, and opposed the war in Vietnam.
  5. June 6, 1944 - Led by Eisenhower, over a million troops (the largest invasion force in history) stormed the beaches at Normandy and began the process of re-taking France. The turning point of World War II.

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  1. Congress of Racial EqualityThe "new look" defense policy of the Eisenhower administration of the 1950's was to threaten "massive retaliation" with nuclear weapons in response to any act of aggression by a potential enemy.

          

  2. Dresden Fire BombingMade by JFK with hopes to increase aid to education, provide health insurance to the elderly, created department of Urban Affairs and helped migrate workers, Characterized by minimum wage hikes, modest increases in Social Security, and expanded military spending. Policy of JFK.

          

  3. NATONorth Atlantic Treaty Organization; an alliance made to defend one another if they were attacked by any other country; US, England, France, Canada, Western European countries

          

  4. Keynesian EconomicsTheory based on the principles of John Maynard Keynes, stating that government spending should increase during business slumps and be curbed during booms.

          

  5. Brown V. The Board of Education1954, Decision said "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal", Brown II- said decision should be carried out "with all deliberate speed" which South translated into never

          

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