5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Alger Hiss/Whitaker Chambers
- Nuclear Test Ban Treaty 1963
- Thurgood Marshall
- a Demanding service at whites-only place. Make a statement w/ large #s.
- b Agreement between nuclear powers. No nuke-ular (ßjoke) testing in air, water, or space.
- c WWII largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War. high casualties, one of later battles on war
- d American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor.
- e he case catapulted an obscure California congressman named Richard Nixon to national fame, set the stage for Senator Joseph McCarthy's notorious Communist-hunting, and marked the beginning of a conservative intellectual and political movement that would one day put Ronald Reagan in the White House.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Formed by/1st president = Martin Luther King Jr. Aimed to mobilize the vast power of the black churches on behalf of black right
- FDR Speech 1937, Speech that marks turning point in US policy from isolationism to interventionism
- (1957) The Marshall Plan for the Middle East. US pledges military and economic aid to the Middle East threatened by communist aggression. Turns out that Nationalism among those nations is the bigger problem (as we see now).
- A black Mississippi civil rights worker. On the night of Kennedy's stirring television address, he was shot. Later four girls where killed by an explosion in a Baptist church, all the deaths lead to obvious frustration of the black community. (Growing impatient)
- Ordered by truman, civil rights. Did little in other areas to promote racial equality, except for this. Had not said anything of his racial views in campaign. Felt bad that though Blacks fought in war to save country, they still came back unappreciated. Partially due to NAACP protest for equality, but Truman was still willing.
5 True/False questions
NAACP → Pushed for years to dismantle the legal underpinnings of segregation and now enjoyed some success. In 1944, the Supreme Court riled the "white primary" unconstitutional.
Watts/Detroit Riots → Violent Black separatist movements who thought Martin L.K.'s solution of civil disobedience to be too passive and slow. Influenced by Malcolm X, Black Panthers, etc. who felt violence was the only way to regain rights, and moreover, Blacks were better than whites.
Military Industrial Complex → Eisenhower first coined this phrase when he warned American against it in his last State of the Union Address. He feared that the combined lobbying efforts of the armed services and industries that contracted with the military would lead to excessive Congressional spending.
OAS → Organization of American States. Defense , economic, peace organization which also aimed to preserve democracy within the Americas. Like NATO to a lesser degree.
Munich Conference → 1938 conference at which Brit, French and German leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further., 1938 conference at which European leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further.