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  1. Alger Hiss/Whitaker Chambers
  2. Cash and Carry
  3. Medgar Evers
  4. Neutrality Acts of 1935,1936,1937
  5. Bay of Pigs
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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
  4. d policy adopted by the United States in 1939 to preserve neutrality while aiding the Allies. Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them.
  5. e 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)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Law Passed in 1944 to help returning veterans buy homes and pay for higher education
  2. Name for National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. Investigated causes of race riots. Called for new jobs, housing, and end to segregation.
  3. Separate but equal
  4. Called for spending $12.5 million over four years in sixteen cooperating countries. The Marshall plan was designed to aid the Europeans in recovery and get the Europeans back on their feet.
  5. 1st meeting of FDR, Churchill and Stalin DDay invasion & Sending troops to Eastern Front committed to by Churchill & FDR

5 True/False questions

  1. Douglass Macarthura general for the U.S. military. commanded allied forces in the South Pacific


  2. YaltaWhen 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


  3. Rosa ParksOrganization of American States. Defense , economic, peace organization which also aimed to preserve democracy within the Americas. Like NATO to a lesser degree.


  4. ANZUSThe Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS or ANZUS Treaty) is the military alliance which binds Australia and New Zealand and, separately, Australia and the United States to cooperate on defense matters in the Pacific Ocean area.


  5. ERAEqual Rights Amendment. No discrimination based on sex. Was almost passed, but was vetoed by Nixon, who argued that it would hurt the family environment.