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ch 12 baby boomers, rebellion and wars

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suburbs
residential areas around cities
baby boom
period in history where so many children were born was known as this
why is the cold war caled the cold war
It was mainly fought with words and diplomancy
The realations bettween the united states and the soviet union grew after world war II. This hospitality was called the
cold war
june 25 1950 north korea invaded south korea hopping to make one unified communist country instead what broke out?
The korea war
the Minimum Foundation Program For education act
this lengthened the school year to nine months and raised standards for buildings, equipment, transportation ans school ciriculum
one person one vote concept
that every citizens vote should be equal to every other citizens vote vote no matter where the person lived
reapportion
votting districs that the general assembly had to ensure districs of equal populations sizes
sit-in
is a type of domenstration where people eneter a public buiding and refuse to leave until they they are served or there demands are met
southern christian leadersghip conference
a group Mahatma Gandhi from the year befor
student non-violent coordinating comitee
Organizaation set up to test the ruling by sitting in the whites only waiting room at the cityies bus statiobn
watergate
a politicle scandal in wich the nixion administration was accused of abuse of power
vietnam war
a war in which the united states helped the government of south vietnam in its struggle with the communist government of north vietnam
civil rights act of 1964
federal legislation that refused federal funds to any school system that did not end segregation; the legislation also made racial discrimination in public places illegal
title Ix
Federal legislation that prohibited discrimination inn education whether in academics or athletics
National woman's politicle caucus
an organization to prmote womans issues
national organization for women
an organization that was formed to work for the economic and legal rights of women
national school luch act
legislation introduced by georgia senetor richard B. Russle in 1946 that outlined a program to ensure that schoolchildren recieved nutrisous lunches
brown VS board of education
a u.s sepreme court case in which the court declared that the seperate but equal schools were unconstitutional
votting rights act of 11965
federal legislation that enforced equal votting rights amoung all races
metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)
a special purpose district in metropolitan Atlanta that operates the bus and rail system
womans rights movement
an effprt by women to change the way women viewed themseleves and their contribuitions
affirmative aaction program
a program designed to provide work and education oportunites for women and minorities
wqual rights admendment
a proposed amendment to the u.s constitution to ensure equal rights for women; the admendment failed to get the required votes