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  1. Little Rock Nine
  2. The Great Society
  3. Equal Rights Amendment
  4. Brown V. The Board of Education
  5. Environmentalism
  1. a Supported by the National Organization for Women, this amendment would prevent all gender-based discrimination practices. However, it never passed the ratification process.
  2. b 1954, Decision said "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal", Brown II- said decision should be carried out "with all deliberate speed" which South translated into never
  3. c Series of domestic initiatives announced in 1964 by LBJ to "end poverty and racial injustice." They included the Voting Rights Act of 1965, est of the Dept of Housing and Urban Development, Head Start, job-training programs, Medicare and Medicaid expansion, and various community action programs
  4. d In September 1957 the school board in Little rock, Arkansas, won a court order to admit nine African American students to Central High a school with 2,000 white students. The governor ordered troops from Arkansas National Guard to prevent the nine from entering the school. The next day as the National Guard troops surrounded the school, an angry white mob joined the troops to protest the integration plan and to intimidate the AA students trying to register. The mob violence pushed Eisenhower's patience to the breaking point. He immediately ordered the US Army to send troops to Little Rock to protect and escort them for the full school year.
  5. e Active participation in attempts to solve environmental pollution and resource problems.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964)
  2. led by Mario Savio it protested on behalf of students rights. It spread to colleges throughout the country discussing unpopular faculty tenure decisions, dress codes, dormitory regulations, and appearances by Johnson administration officials.
  3. African American movement that focused on gaining control of economic and political power to achieve equal rights by force in necessary. (Malcolm X)
  4. Led the allied invasion of North Africa and planned and executed the D-Day invasion at Normandy and the battle of the bulge
  5. A polio-virus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis

5 True/False questions

  1. New LeftCoalition of younger members of the Democratic party and radical student groups. Believed in participatory democracy, free speech, civil rights and racial brotherhood, and opposed the war in Vietnam.


  2. Mississippi Freedom Democratic PartyFounded in 1962, the SDS was a popular college student organization that protested shortcomings in American life, notably racial injustice and the Vietnam War. It led thousands of campus protests before it split apart at the end of the 1960s.


  3. Federal Highway ActHe fought during World War I, he joined Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur in dealing with the Bonus Army in Washington.Then on October 1940 was promoted as general and given command of the 2nd Armed Division based at Fort Benning., General in the U. S. Army who helped lead the allies to victory in the battle of the bulge


  4. Battle of the Bulge1968; National Liberation Front and North Vietnamese forces launched a huge attack on the Vietnamese New Year (Tet), which was defeated after a month of fighting and many thousands of casualties; major defeat for communism, but Americans reacted sharply, with declining approval of LBJ and more anti-war sentiment


  5. Rock n' RollBecame a popular music genre in the fifties with the introduction of Elvis Presley