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When he became attorney general, Robert Kennedy wanted to refocus the attention of the FBI on
organized crime and civil rights.
When he took office in 1961, President Kennedy chose to try to stimulate the sluggish economy through
a tax cut.
In the early 1960s, as leader of France, Charles de Gaulle
feared American control over European affairs.
John F. Kennedy's strategy of "flexible response"
called for a variety of military options that could be matched to the scope and importance of a crisis.
While it seemed sane enough, John F. Kennedy's doctrine of flexible response contained some lethal logic that
potentially lowered the level at which diplomacy would give way to shooting.
The Alliance for Progress was intended to improve the level of economic well-being in
When the Soviet Union attempted to install nuclear weapons in Cuba, President Kennedy ordered
a naval quarantine of that island.
The Cuban missile crisis resulted in all of the following except
U.S. agreement to abandon the American base at Guantanamo.
In a speech at American University in 1963, President Kennedy recommended the adoption of a policy toward the Soviet Union based on
At first, John F. Kennedy moved very slowly in the area of racial justice because he
needed the support of southern legislators to pass his economic and social legislation.
John Kennedy joined hands with the civil rights movement when he
sent federal marshals to protect the Freedom Riders.
President Kennedy ordered hundreds of federal marshals and thousands of federal troops to force the racial integration of
the University of Mississippi.
By mid-1963, President John F. Kennedy's position on civil rights can best be described as
supportive but unwilling to stake his political career on the issue.
At the time of his death, President John Kennedy's civil rights bill
was locked in a filibuster in the U.S. Senate.
With the passage of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution,
Congress handed the president a blank check to use further force in Vietnam.
Voters supported Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 presidential election because of their
all of the above.
All of the following programs were created by Lyndon Johnson's administration except
the Peace Corps.
In the final analysis, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society programs
won some noteworthy battles in education and health care.
The landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 accomplished all of the following except
prohibiting discrimination based on gender.
As a result of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965,
sources of immigration shifted to Latin America and Asia.
The common use of poll taxes to inhibit black voters in the South was outlawed by the
Beginning in 1964, the chief goal of the black civil rights movement in the South was to
secure the right to vote
The Watts riot in 1965 symbolized
the more militant and confrontational phase of the civil rights movement.
Black leaders in the 1960s included ___ , an advocate of peaceable resistance; ___ , who favored black separatism; and ___, an advocate of "Black Power."
b. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Malcolm X; Stokely Carmichael
By the late 1960s, Black Power advocates in the North focused their attention primarily on
Some advocates of Black Power insisted that their slogan stood for all of the following except
During the Vietnam War, President Lyndon Johnson ordered the CIA, in clear violation of its charter, to
spy on domestic antiwar protestors.
The 1968 Democratic party convention witnessed
a police riot against antiwar demonstrators outside the convention hall.
Both major-party presidential candidates in 1968 agreed that the United States should
continue the war in pursuit of an "honorable peace."
The skepticism about authority that emerged in the United States during the 1960s
had deep historical roots in American culture.
"three P's" that largely explain the cultural upheavals of the 1960s are
population bulge, protest against Vietnam, and prosperity.
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