HIS 122 - Test #5 Section 2

30 terms by kl2058 

Ready to study?
Start with Flashcards

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Th United States boycotted the 1980 Olympics in Moscow because of

The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

The direct descendants of the Beats were the

hippies

The Carter administration supported a fundamentalist Muslim leader in Iran against the westernized shah of Persia.

False

The Way Powers Act requires a president to withdraw troops sent abroad after sixty days, unless Congress specifically authorizes a longer stay.

True

Jimmy Carter's 1976 victory can be attributed to

his strong support among southern African Americans.

Title IX of the Educational Amendaments Act dealt affirmative action for women.

True

With the Nixon Doctrine, the United States

called for revising the containment policy

A major activity of Hispanic workers was a strike against

grape farmers in California

Causes of the economic malaise of the 1970s included

competition in international markets

In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, the Supreme Court approved the use of racial quotas in college admissions.

False

The free-speech movement attacked

the modern university

In 1968, Nixon's "southern strategy" involved

promising to go slowly on enforcing civil rights laws.

The Stonewall riots sparked a movement for

gay rights

The Port Huron Statement launched the Students for a Democratic Society which adopted the term New Left for their efforts at grassroots democracy.

True

The founder of the United Farm Workers was Cesar Chavez.

True

Detente was an easing of tensions between the US and the Communist powers, initiated by Richard Nixon.

True

Two years after the Vietnam War ended, South Vietnam took control of the North.

False

Perhaps Gerald Ford's most memorable act as president was

pardoning Richard Nixon

Of all minorities in the 1960s, the plight of the Native Americans was the most desperate.

True

Carter's most significant accomplishment in foreign policy was

brokering a treaty between Isareal and Egypt

Betty Friedman was a leading feminist and a founder of the National Organization for Women.

True

President Nixon vetoed both the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.

False

In Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruled that

abortion in the first three months of pregnancy was legal

The Cambodian "incursion" led to widespread rioting on U.S. college campuses.

True

During the Watergate crisis, Nixon was not accused of

stealing funds from the reelection campaign

The baby boomers were an essential ingredient in the rebellions of the 1960s

True

Jimmy Carter suicceeded in negotiating a treaty to return to the Panama Canal to Panama.

True

Richard J. Daley urged people to "tune in, turn on, drop out."

False

At the Democratic National Convention,

all of the above

By 1971, the New Left had declined as a political movement because

it had adandoned its democratic and pacifist principles

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set