5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rosie the Riveter
- Rosa Parks
- Voting Rights Act 1965
- a Outlawed literacy tests and sent federal voter registrars into several southern states.
- b allied forces under dwight d. eisenhower landed on the beaches of normandy in history's greatest naval invasion.beginning of end of WWII
- c Famously boarded a bus, took a seat in the "whites only" section, and refused to give it up (December 1955). She was arrested for violating the city's Jim Crow statues and sparked a yearlong black boycott of the city buses. This event also leads to the rise of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
- d Advertising campaign character who encouraged women to take factory jobs during WWII
- e When FDR, Churchill, and Stalin meet; they agreed to wage war on Japan, to divide Germany into 4 equal parts, on the big 5's veto, and to hold free elections for the liberated countries
5 Multiple choice questions
- A CIA-backed scheme to topple Fidel Castro. On April 17, 1961, some twelve hundred exiles landed at Cuba's Bay of Pigs. Pinned down, the anti-Castroites surrendered. President Kennedy took full responsibility for the failure. This failed attempt pushed Cuba towards the Soviet Union.
- American U2 spy plane shot down by soviet missiles during reconnaissance mission. Eisenhower claimed it to be a weather plane of course, which was totally false. When the film and the pilot's suicide equipment was found in the plane later, he finally confessed. Khrushchev expected an apology which he never received. This hurt US, USSR relations big time, which were improving up to that point. The pilot was tried and sentenced to 15 years in prison in communist court. (some stuff is from movie, so I don't know how much of this u need to know)
- Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (created from the Manila Pact). (1954) The formal institution of SEATO was established at a meeting of treaty partners in Bangkok in February 1955. Primarily invented to protect against further communist invasion of Southeast Asia.
- Equal Rights Amendment. No discrimination based on sex. Was almost passed, but was vetoed by Nixon, who argued that it would hurt the family environment.
- Openly brandished weapons in the streets of Oakland, California. The Black Panther party promoted black pride and self-defense.
5 True/False questions
Midway → allied forces under dwight d. eisenhower landed on the beaches of normandy in history's greatest naval invasion.beginning of end of WWII
Taft Hartley Act 1947 → restrictions on labour unions. 1. outlawed "closed shops and required union leaders to sign loyalty oath 2. required 80 day cooling off period before strike
Watts/Detroit Riots → fighting between mexican immigrants and americans, social tensions
Atlantic Charter → 1941-Pledge signed by US president FDR and British prime minister Winston Churchill not to acquire new territory as a result of WWII and to work for peace after the war
Neutrality Acts of 1935,1936,1937 → Outlawed literacy tests and sent federal voter registrars into several southern states.