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HIS 122 - Test #5 Section 2

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Th United States boycotted the 1980 Olympics in Moscow because of
The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
The direct descendants of the Beats were the
hippies
The Carter administration supported a fundamentalist Muslim leader in Iran against the westernized shah of Persia.
False
The Way Powers Act requires a president to withdraw troops sent abroad after sixty days, unless Congress specifically authorizes a longer stay.
True
Jimmy Carter's 1976 victory can be attributed to
his strong support among southern African Americans.
Title IX of the Educational Amendaments Act dealt affirmative action for women.
True
With the Nixon Doctrine, the United States
called for revising the containment policy
A major activity of Hispanic workers was a strike against
grape farmers in California
Causes of the economic malaise of the 1970s included
competition in international markets
In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, the Supreme Court approved the use of racial quotas in college admissions.
False
The free-speech movement attacked
the modern university
In 1968, Nixon's "southern strategy" involved
promising to go slowly on enforcing civil rights laws.
The Stonewall riots sparked a movement for
gay rights
The Port Huron Statement launched the Students for a Democratic Society which adopted the term New Left for their efforts at grassroots democracy.
True
The founder of the United Farm Workers was Cesar Chavez.
True
Detente was an easing of tensions between the US and the Communist powers, initiated by Richard Nixon.
True
Two years after the Vietnam War ended, South Vietnam took control of the North.
False
Perhaps Gerald Ford's most memorable act as president was
pardoning Richard Nixon
Of all minorities in the 1960s, the plight of the Native Americans was the most desperate.
True
Carter's most significant accomplishment in foreign policy was
brokering a treaty between Isareal and Egypt
Betty Friedman was a leading feminist and a founder of the National Organization for Women.
True
President Nixon vetoed both the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.
False
In Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruled that
abortion in the first three months of pregnancy was legal
The Cambodian "incursion" led to widespread rioting on U.S. college campuses.
True
During the Watergate crisis, Nixon was not accused of
stealing funds from the reelection campaign
The baby boomers were an essential ingredient in the rebellions of the 1960s
True
Jimmy Carter suicceeded in negotiating a treaty to return to the Panama Canal to Panama.
True
Richard J. Daley urged people to "tune in, turn on, drop out."
False
At the Democratic National Convention,
all of the above
By 1971, the New Left had declined as a political movement because
it had adandoned its democratic and pacifist principles