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How many deaths resulted from the 1967 race riots?
What does a amall dot on the map stand for?
A minor disturbance
Which region had only one major disturbance?
Which region of the country was most affected by civil disorders in 1967?
John F. Kennedy the democratic nominee for president in 1960 was a senator from...
Kennedy appointed his brother Robert to serve as...
The hotline established in 1963 did all of the following except..
Barred nuclear testing
The peace corps, a program of volunteer assisstance to developing nations, was...
Proposed by Kennedy and succeeded
After investigating the assassination of JFK the warren commission concluded that...
Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.
The economic opportunity act did all of the following except..
Offer foreign aid to latin american countries
Lyndon Bains Johnson , who became president when Kennedy assassinated was...
An experienced politician
Medicare, a federal program established for americans age 65 and over was intended to provide...
the immigration act of 1965...
ended quotas based on nationality
decisions of the warren court were..
praised by liberals
how many soviet missiles sites are shown?
how many US air bases are shown?
which of the following locations in the US is closest to Cuba?
Which statement about the US blockade is true?
the air patrol covered a larger area than the naval blockade
which us air base is closest to the Soviet missiles?
Who is the taller man in the cartoon?
who is the shorter man?
what are the two men doing?
what is the expression on the face of each man?
Which event is least related to this cartoon?
The kennedy assassination
the fair deal was an ambitious economic program proposed by president Truman
The Dixiecrats were strong supporters of Truman's civil rights policies
A conglomerate is a company that offers similar products or services in many locations
The population baby boom began in the late 1940s
Dr. Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for typhoid fever
Planned obsolescence is a marketing strategy designed to encourage consumers to buy more goods.
In the early days of rocknroll the audience was mainly african american and the musicians were mainly white
the beat movement was centered in San Francisco Los Angeles and New York Cities Greenwich Village
the braceros were Mexican workers who came to the US during World War 2 to harvest crops
the termination policy was a failed federal program aimed at African Americans
The main goal of the ______ was to stop the spread of communism
The Soviet Union set up the ___ in response to efforts from the West to reunify Germany
___ is best known for investigating communism in the film industry
The ___ were defeated in the civil war in China despite 2 billion dollars in aid sent to them from the US
__ was the leader of the communists in china
General Douglas MacArthur commanded US forces in__.
The __ appeared to be winning the Korean War until China actively entered the conflict.
The US responded to fear of Soviet military action in the Middle East by issuing the ___.
To label someones activities as ___ would be to suggest that the person is making unsupported accusations
When the Soviet Union exploded an atomic bomb, the US responded by intensifying efforts to develop __.
a hydrogen bomb
The purpose of the Office of Price Administration was to make sure that war industries received needed resources
African Americans who worked in noncombat positions during the war were called WACs
George Patton led the US third army to free Paris from the German occupation
The Battle of Stalingrad marked a turning point in the war
On May 8 1945 or VE Day americans celebrated the liberation of the death camps
The final decision to use the atomic bomb against japan was made by J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Tokyo
At the Yalta conference Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met to begin planning for the postwar
The Selective Service System provided free education and loan guarantees to veterans
Nisei are Japanese Americans who were born during World War 2
Which Axis-controlled country did the Allies invade first
Which city marked the farther advance of the Axis powers into the Soviet Union
In which direction did allied troops move after liberating Paris
which of the following leaders transformed the Soviet Union from a rural nation into an industrial power
what is genocide as practiced by the Nazi's?
the deliberate extermination of a specific group of peoplw
on what did the german military strategy of blitzkrieg depend?
surprise and overwhelming force
when did britain and france adopt a policy of appeasement toward Germany?
before the war began
which of the following correctly matches the politician with his nation?
Spain - Francisco Franco
Which of the following did Winston Churchill oppose?
the Munich pact
which group of people suffered 6 million deaths during the holocaust?
which nation(S) signed a nonaggression pact with Germany that led to the invasion and division of Poland?
the soviet union
In following a policy of appeasement what did britain and france do?
submitted to Hitlers demands
the actions of which country finally forced the US to enter the war
from which direction did Germany attack leningrad?
north and sout
Which countries did Germany attack in 1938
Czechoslovakia and Austria
What was the first major action Roosevelt took as president?
He closed all the nations banks and orders inspections
who was the first woman to serve in the cabinet?
Which of the following was a goal of the new deal?
regulate the stock market
which of the following was most directly responsible for creating new jobs and putting people to work
Works Progress Administration
which of the following was the main objective of the Agricultural Adjustment Act?
to raise prices of farm products
which of the following pieces of the New Deal legislation was ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court?
National Industrial Recovery Act
What role did Eleanor Roosevelt play in the Roosevelt administration
she was an important advisor on domestic policy
which of the following reached a new high during roosevelt first term as president
the national debt
which of the following of roosevelt ideas failed to become a law?
the reorganization of the supreme court
who wrote the novel the grapes of wrath about the grim lives of oklahomans fleeing the dust bowl during the depression
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