5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Quarantine Speech
- Civil Rights Act 1964
- Alger Hiss/Whitaker Chambers
- a 1948 States' Rights Democratic Party, conservative breakaway of democratic party, segregational white supremecists
- b FDR Speech 1937, Speech that marks turning point in US policy from isolationism to interventionism
- c Banned racial discrimination in most private facilities open to public (theaters, hospitals, etc). Strengthened gov't's ability to end segregation. Created Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- d (Student Non-violent Civil Commission) Encouraged by JFK. Now that the Voting Rights Act had been passed, the SNCC educated the Black community of this given right. SNCC also participated in other Civil Rights protests, as well as anti-war.
- e he case catapulted an obscure California congressman named Richard Nixon to national fame, set the stage for Senator Joseph McCarthy's notorious Communist-hunting, and marked the beginning of a conservative intellectual and political movement that would one day put Ronald Reagan in the White House.
5 Multiple choice questions
- When Truman, Attlee, and Stalin meet; there was an extreme lack of trust, it came to light that there would be no elections in Eastern Europe, and agreements made at a previous war conference were finalized
- aka Philippine Independence Act. 10-year transitional period, United States would keep military forces in the Philippines etc.
- Began with Rosa Parks by not going to the back of the bus. It influenced and catapulted the rise of Martin Luther King Jr. The blacks boycotted the buses in Montgomery, Alabama (who would have thought). It was a big help in raising the awareness of black mistreatment and discrimination.
- Little Rock Central High School was the first desegregated school. The resistance to this integration was so strong, Governor Faubus had to call in the national guard to maintain the peace, but they were ordered to withdraw by the US court. This had been the first time since the Civil War that the national guard had to be called to maintain the order. Mayor, Woodrow Mann, urged aid from Eisenhower who sent the 101 Airborne Division to escort the 9 students to school through the protesting crowds.
- Equal Rights Amendment. No discrimination based on sex. Was almost passed, but was vetoed by Nixon, who argued that it would hurt the family environment.
5 True/False questions
Arsenal of Democracy Speech → FDR speech, US cant remain neutral, Nazi war aims are world domination, US would become 'great warehouse of the Allies'
Marshall Plan → policy adopted by the United States in 1939 to preserve neutrality while aiding the Allies. Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them.
Containment Policy → FDR's foreign policy of promoting better relations w/Latin America by using economic influence rater than military force in the region
March on Washington 1963 → A CIA-backed scheme to topple Fidel Castro. On April 17, 1961, some twelve hundred exiles landed at Cuba's Bay of Pigs. Pinned down, the anti-Castroites surrendered. President Kennedy took full responsibility for the failure. This failed attempt pushed Cuba towards the Soviet Union.
War Production board → Japanese forced about 60,000 of americans and philippines to march 100 miles with little food and water, most died or were killed on the way