5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- My Lai Massacre
- Federal Highway Act
- Equal Rights Amendment
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
- V-E Day
- a Appropriating $25 billion for the construction of interstate highways over a 20-year period, it was the largest public works project in American history to that point.
- b 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.
- c May 8, 1945; victory in Europe Day when the Germans surrendered
- d Constitutional amendment passed by Congress but never ratified that would have banned discrimination on the basis of gender
- e Involved in the American Civil Rights Movement formed by students whose purpose was coordinate a nonviolent attack on segregation and other forms of racism.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A propaganda character designed to increase production of female workers in the factories. It became a rallying symbol for women to do their part.
- Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the president must relinquish the Watergate Tapes. The tapes revealed concrete evidence of Nixon's involvement, giving proof of the president ordering the FBI to stop investigating the break-in only three days after it had occurred.
- named after William Levit mass construction of suburbs -- identical housing units; Considered low-income housing, and generally not praised
- The 1973 Supreme Court decision holding that a state ban on all abortions was unconstitutional. The decision forbade state control over abortions during the first trimester of pregnancy, permitted states to limit abortions to protect the mother's health in the second trimester, and permitted states to protect the fetus during the third trimester.
- A subculture deliberately and consciously opposed to certain central beliefs or attitudes of the dominant culture
5 True/False questions
Medicaid → health care for the needy -poverty line
Siege of Stalingrad → In April 1961, a group of Cuban exiles organized and supported by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency landed on the southern coast of Cuba in an effort to overthrow Fidel Castro. When the invasion ended in disaster, President Kennedy took full responsibility for the failure.
George Wallace → 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.
Ngo Dinh Diem → An economic extension of the New Deal proposed by Harry Truman that called for higher minimum wage, housing and full employment. It led only to the Housing Act of 1949 and the Social Security Act of 1950 due to opposition in congress.
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party → Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation