← AP US Unit 10 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Teheran Conference
- Rosa Parks
- Medgar Evers
- Douglass Macarthur
- Destroyer Deal
- a Famously boarded a bus, took a seat in the "whites only" section, and refused to give it up (December 1955). She was arrested for violating the city's Jim Crow statues and sparked a yearlong black boycott of the city buses. This event also leads to the rise of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
- b a general for the U.S. military. commanded allied forces in the South Pacific
- c A black Mississippi civil rights worker. On the night of Kennedy's stirring television address, he was shot. Later four girls where killed by an explosion in a Baptist church, all the deaths lead to obvious frustration of the black community. (Growing impatient)
- d 1st meeting of FDR, Churchill and Stalin DDay invasion & Sending troops to Eastern Front committed to by Churchill & FDR
- e 1940 America traded old WWI Destroyers to Britain for access to naval basses by our east coast.edn of US neutrality
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Organization of American States. Defense , economic, peace organization which also aimed to preserve democracy within the Americas. Like NATO to a lesser degree.
- WWII Important battle, broke Japanese supremacy in Pacific, Stalled Japanese offensive
- (1957) The Marshall Plan for the Middle East. US pledges military and economic aid to the Middle East threatened by communist aggression. Turns out that Nationalism among those nations is the bigger problem (as we see now).
- made it illegal for anyone in the United States to advocate, abet, or teach the desirability of overthrowing the government. also required all alien residents in the United States over 14 years of age to file a statement of their personal and occupational status and a record of their political beliefs.
- Outlawed literacy tests and sent federal voter registrars into several southern states.
5 True/False Questions
Thurgood Marshall → American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor.
Nye Committee → An elaborate official investigation conducted by Chief Justice Earl Warren regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The results were that Lee Harvey Oswald shot Kennedy and himself shot to death on TV by a self-appointed avenger, Jack Ruby.
Sit-ins → Demanding service at whites-only place. Make a statement w/ large #s.
Taft Hartley Act 1947 → restrictions on labour unions. 1. outlawed "closed shops and required union leaders to sign loyalty oath 2. required 80 day cooling off period before strike
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg → Advertising campaign character who encouraged women to take factory jobs during WWII