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AP US Unit 10 Test

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  1. ERA
  2. Warren Commission
  3. Dwight Eisenhower
  4. Bay of Pigs
  5. Douglass Macarthur
  1. a 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.
  2. b Famous WW2 General. President 1953 - 1960. Known for ending korean war, making interstate high system, "Modern Republican" grandfatherly, 2 terms. 50's prosperity
  3. c 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.
  4. d a general for the U.S. military. commanded allied forces in the South Pacific
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Name for National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. Investigated causes of race riots. Called for new jobs, housing, and end to segregation.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. Martin Luther King speech "I Have a Dream" given. March for Black rights.
  5. 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).

5 True/False Questions

  1. Potsdamallied forces under dwight d. eisenhower landed on the beaches of normandy in history's greatest naval invasion.beginning of end of WWII

          

  2. Black PanthersA 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.

          

  3. Iron Curtain SpeechUsed in Churchill's 'Sinews of Peace' Speech. Described 'curtain' falling across eastern Europe, separating them from us

          

  4. Plessy v. FergusonA 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.

          

  5. Nye Committeehearings to investigate the country's involvement on WW1; this committee documented the huge profits that arms factories had made during the war

          

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