5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Berlin Blockade
- Neutrality Acts of 1935,1936,1937
- Flexible Response
- Interstate Highway Act 1955
- a WWII largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War. high casualties, one of later battles on war
- b in WWII. no sale of arms or loans to fighting nations, americans couldnt travel on warring countries sips, non-military goods on cash and carry, banned involvement in Spanish Civil war
- c Rather than relying on a limited number of responses in case of military response, Kennedy broadened his choices of retaliation. This was seen most clearly in the establishment of the Green Brigadier and Strategic Air Command which could be deployed on command. The whole concept of Flexible response was a modification of massive retaliation, creating a plan for effective action.
- d As the four regions of Germany were said to be united as one, the Soviet Union wanted to keep their side divided from the rest. The blockade came to represent the split between East and West Germany (between capitalism vs. communism). The split obviously being the capitalist East (US, Britain, France pieces), and the communist West (Soviet Union piece). The West stopped all rail and highway access to Berlin from the east side, trying to destroy the four-part control. We supported Berlin with airlifts for a year. Eventually in 1949, the Soviets dropped the blockade and the East and West were formally established.
- e Eisenhower 20 yr plan to build 41,000 mi of highway, largest public works project in history
5 Multiple choice questions
- Outlawed literacy tests and sent federal voter registrars into several southern states.
- 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.
- fighting between mexican immigrants and americans, social tensions
- FDR's foreign policy of promoting better relations w/Latin America by using economic influence rater than military force in the region
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Douglass Macarthur → Openly brandished weapons in the streets of Oakland, California. The Black Panther party promoted black pride and self-defense.
Alliance for Progress → code name for the secret United States project set up in 1942 to develop atomic bombs for use in World War II
Quarantine Speech → FDR Speech 1937, Speech that marks turning point in US policy from isolationism to interventionism
Montgomery bus boycott → This concept held that Russia was relentlessly expansionary. The US primarily used this to contain Communism. Its policy was to stop what it called the domino effect of nations moving politically towards Soviet Union-based communism
Plessy v. Ferguson → 1st meeting of FDR, Churchill and Stalin DDay invasion & Sending troops to Eastern Front committed to by Churchill & FDR