5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Massive Retaliation
- Civil Rights Act of 1957
- Siege of Stalingrad
- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
- a The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress passed on August 7, 1964 in direct response to a minor naval engagement known as the Gulf of Tonkin Incident. It is of historical significance because it gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of military force in Southeast Asia.
- b Turning point in Germany's assault on Soviet Union in 1942; despite massive losses, Russians successfully defended the city; over one-third of German army surrendered.
- c The "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.
- d 1955 two larger labor unions united. American Federation Labor- Congress of Industrial Organization.
- e Primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Republicans in the United States since Reconstruction.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Truman removed MacArthur from command in Korea as punishment for MacArthur's public criticism of the U.S. government's handling of the war. Intended to confirm the American tradition of civilian control over the military, but Truman's decision was widely criticized.
- 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
- Constitutional amendment passed by Congress but never ratified that would have banned discrimination on the basis of gender
- A polio-virus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
- He was a Democrat who ran for president in 1968 promoting civil rights and other equality based ideals. He was ultimately assassinated in 1968, leaving Nixon to take the presidency but instilling hope in many Americans.
5 True/False Questions
New Feminism → USSR shot down US spy plane w/ evidence of its spy activities. Khrushchev cancelled E-W summit and repealed Ike's invitation to the USSR. Soviets thought Khrushchev was playing too nice, so he was looking for an excuse to be tougher.
General Dwight D. Eisenhower → Led the allied invasion of North Africa and planned and executed the D-Day invasion at Normandy and the battle of the bulge
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee → Involved in the American Civil Rights Movement formed by students whose purpose was coordinate a nonviolent attack on segregation and other forms of racism.
The New Frontier → Made 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.
Brown V. The Board of Education → 1954, 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