5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Freedom Summer
- War Powers Act (What did it respond to?)
- The state of Europe before the US entered WWII. (What countries were allies? What countries were occupied? What countries were actively fighting?)
- Germany, Italy, Russia
- a By the time the US entered the war, Britain was the only country actively fighting the war in Europe. France, Poland, Austria, and others were occupied and under Axis control. Italy and Japan were allied with Germany to make up the Axis powers. (By the time the US entered, Germany had already invaded Russia and Russia had (obviously) decided that it no longer wanted to side with Germany.
- b A policy embraced by Richard Nixon,was foreign policy theory that practical politics and the needs of the country should trump idealism, democracy, and human rights.
- c Rescinded the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution that had given Johnson the ability to fight a war without having Congress declare war. Vietnam had been fought as an undeclared war.
- d Axis Powers at the beginning of WWII
- e Was a program encouraging voter registration in Mississippi. The SCLC provided legal and medical protection for the workers registering voters. It was organized by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Two white workers and one black worker were murdered. This shocked white America.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Was originally allied with Germany. Then Germany invaded Russia, so they switched sides.
- Because he wanted to avoid the huge casualties that would come with an invasion of Japan, because of the increased kamikaze missions on the part of the Japanese, and the belief that Japan would not surrender without a decisive strike.
- Germany, Berlin, and Austria were split among the allies.
- Prominent US foreign policy in the years between WWI and WWII
- They went to work, joined the army and navy, acted as nurses, but they did not do any actual fighting, fly planes, etc.
5 True/False questions
Civil Rights Act of 1964 → Law passed in 1935 that provides retirement pensions, unemployment insurance, and payments to people with disabilities and to widows and children of male workers who had died.
Roe v. Wade → Legalized abortion
Issues with the draft during the Vietnam War → They competed technologically (arms race, space race), they spied on each other, there are economic and diplomatic clashes, but there is never a direct fight between Soviet and American forces.
Results of the Tet Offensive → Communism spread throughout Vietnam soon after the United States pulled out when the North Vietnamese government overran the South Vietnamese government.
Cause of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war → Communism spread throughout Vietnam soon after the United States pulled out when the North Vietnamese government overran the South Vietnamese government.