Unit 11 Test AP US History

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Benjamin Spock wrote about what

childcare

Sputnik was capable of

beeping

Federal troops sent in to desegregate Central High School

Little Rock, Arkansas

Loser of presidential election of 1960

Nixon

Kennedy's most obvious disaster

Bay of Pigs

Attorney general of Kennedy

Bobby (Robert) Kennedy

Kennedy's greatest domestic obstacle

congress

Kennedy was frustrated when this industry raised prices

steel

L. Johnson's domestic program

Great Society

Election of 1964 defeated

Barry Goldwater

LBJ political downfall

Vietnam War

Demonstrated to North Vietnamese and political opponents by Johnson - he sought

Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

Strategy in Vietnam War that failed

bombing of north vietnam

Johnson's adviser

George Ball

In Vietnam, American military strategy

massive american fire power

Prominent student protest organization

Students for Democratic Society

Main premis of General William Westmoreland was

war of attrition

First sign of student rebellion came in 1964

University of Cal-Berkley

Formerly from Harvard, encouraged young people to experiment with drugs

Timothy Leary

Civil rights leader who advocated black power

Carmichael

U.S. turning point of Vietnam War

tet offensive

Invented concept of Levittown (mass construction)

william levitt

1950's critical to suburban life

automobiles

Dominant social theme of the 1950's

consumerism

C. Wright Mills wrote that this was the villain

corporation

Beat movement

Jack Kerouac

National Defense Educational Act was passed in response to this

Sputnik

Best description of Eisenhower political status

modern republicanism

Eisenhower's legislative record could be characterized by

modesty

1960 most racially integrated institution

military

Significant achievement of Eisenhower years

highway system

First president to seriously alter racial issues

Truman

NAACP lawyer, Brown vs. Board of Education

Thurgood Marshall

Brown vs. Board of Education overturned

Plessy versus Ferguson

1953 Eisenhower appointed Chief Justice

Earl Warren

Arkansas governor

Orville Faubus

Organization founded by MLK Jr.

SCLC

MLK Jr. philosophy of protest

non violence

JFK's domestic program known as

New Frontier

JFK's plan to balance nuclear weapons with conventional armed forces

flexible response

Keep east Germans out

berlin wall

russian leader

nikita khrushchev

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