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5 Matching questions

  1. Williams v. Mississippi
  2. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  3. Fourteenth Amendment
  4. Woodrow Wilson
  5. Sen. James Eastman
  1. a gave U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of military force in Southeast Asia.
  2. b 1898 - The Mississippi supreme court ruled that poll taxes and literacy tests, which took away blacks' right to vote (a practice known as "disenfranchisement"), were legal.
  3. c Blocked Eisenhower's bill to increase blacks' voting rights and protections
  4. d made "all persons born or naturalized in the United States" citizens of the country
  5. e After World War I, this United States president sought to reduce the risk of war by writing the Fourteen Points that influenced the creation of the League of Nations.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Succeeded Stalin as the head of the Soviet Communist Party and became the Soviet premier. In power during Cuban Missile Crisis
  2. A Danish immigrant, he became a reporter who pointed out the terrible conditions of the tenement houses of the big cities where immigrants lived during the late 1800s. He wrote "How The Other Half Lives" in 1890.
  3. South Vietnam non-Communist leader. Weak leader, was assassinated and his government overthrown
  4. 1947 - Stated that the U.S. would support any nation threatened by Communism.
  5. Surprise attacks on major cities and towns and American military bases throughout South Vietnam.

5 True/False questions

  1. Booker T. WashingtonMayor of Boston and first to admit race problem


  2. Brown v. Board of EducationTrench warfare between Germany and France. Called War of Attrition(wearing down) because the goal was to break down the enemy. There was no winner after 3 years of fighting.


  3. 21st Amendmentrepeal of prohibition


  4. Chief Justice Earl Warrenaccepted cases involving controversial issues, particularly civil rights and the rights of the accused


  5. Robert KennedyHe ran for President in 1968; stirred a response from workers, African Americans, Hispanics, and younger Americans by promoting equality; would have captured Democratic nomination but was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan after victory speech during the California primary in June 1968. He was the Attorney General and brother of JFK


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