5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Compare Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King Jr.
- advertising industry in the 1950's
- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
- Black Power emerged because of
- Civil Rights Act of 1964
- a Ban of discrimination in employment on basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, enforced school desegregation, and equal voting rights.
- b Congressional measure that gave President Lyndon B. Johnson the authority to wage war in Vietnam without congressional approval.
- c Both are nonviolent, follow the practices of Gandhi, work for civil rights through voting, marches, etc. Only MLK is a minister.
- d Physical and psychological abuse, continued violence, and the failure of the federal government to enforce laws, led to disillusionment with Martin Luther King Jr.'s idea of nonviolent resistance. Stokley Carmichael coined the phrase to embody this growing feeling among civil rights activists.
- e Encourages conformity, increases American need/creates wants, need to keep up with the Joneses, makes people less individual
5 Multiple choice questions
- Peaceful protestors were attacked with clubs, tear gas, dogs, etc. The violence of the movement came to national attention.
- Was a domestic terrorist organization that violently opposed the federal government and the war in Vietnam. They went as far as bombing federal buildings to show their level of opposition. Many of them had been part of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), become frustrated with the continued failure and slowness of the movement, and gone on to more violent efforts.
- Richard Nixon and the Committee to Re-Elect the President attempted to spy on and sabotage the Democratic National Committee by using wire tapping at their offices in the Watergate Hotel and Office Building. As a result, Nixon resigned as members of congress called for his impeachment.
- After WWII, many Jews moved to Jerusalem/Palestine. This caused conflict in the region. The UN, hoping to flex its muscles and resolve the conflict peacefully split Palestine in two, becoming Palestine and Israel.
- Created Japanese concentration camps. Japanese Americans were interned because many saw the Japanese as faithful to their native culture and therefore, a security threat to the United States.
5 True/False questions
The Works Progress Administration → New Deal agency created in 1935 to put American men and women to work. The WPA employed some 8.5 million people during the Depression. It funded artistic, public-works, and research projects. The WPA greatly improved the nation's infrastructure.
Berlin Crisis → Standoff between Khrushchev and Kennedy over control of West Germany. West Germany stays under western control, but Khrushchev builds the Berlin Wall as a result. (major foreign policy tests faced by the Kennedy Administration)
Lend Lease program → Was means of supporting the Allied powers without becoming involved in the war. (America could continue to be isolationist.)
FDR's plans for the economy → Hoped that his programs would channel capital into the economy through consumers. Rather than using Hoover's trickle-down method of tax cuts, he worked from the bottom up. The government encouraged integrity in business as well. The three goals of the New Deal were "Relief, Recovery, and Reform." He wanted to provide relief through direct aid to the people, he wanted to recover the market, and he wanted to reform Wall Street.
Problems with Rock and Roll → Are terms for migratory workers or homeless vagabonds who are often penniless.