5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Korean War
- Executive Order 9066
- Major themes of books and movies in the 1930's
- a Underdogs overcoming obstacles, against all odds, anything that would make people feel happier or anything that emphasized American strength and victory in past and present.
- b Was the US attempt to contain communism. North Korea (communist) invaded South Korea (not communist). The US came to South Korea's aid. The war ended in a stalemate (no victor). Korea remained divided at the 38th parallel; North Korea remained communist and South Korea remained democratic.
- c Created Japanese concentration camps. Japanese Americans were interned because many saw the Japanese as faithful to their native culture and therefore, a security threat to the United States.
- d Alliance of church-based African American organizations formed in 1957 that was dedicated to ending discrimination. It was founded by MLK.
- e Ban of discrimination in employment on basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, enforced school desegregation, and equal voting rights.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Was the relocation of Allied POWs to prison camps in the Philippines.
- Though Americans had an overwhelming victory, the fact that the Vietcong were able to organize such an elaborate attack destroyed American support for the war. This was a political and psychological victory for the Vietcong. It's just as Ho Chi Minh said, "You will kill ten of my men for every one I kill of yours, but even at those odds, you will lose and I will win."
- 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.
- European Recovery Plan in which US gave (not loaned) $17 million to rebuild WWII Europe.
- Congressional measure that gave President Lyndon B. Johnson the authority to wage war in Vietnam without congressional approval.
5 True/False questions
Plessy v. Ferguson → Disastrous Cuban invasion in an attempt to overthrow Castro because Castro was communist, meaning that communism had sprung up 90 miles off the coast of Florida. Too close for comfort. Kennedy had his panties all in a twist about this. (major foreign policy tests faced by the Kennedy Administration)
Germany, Italy, Russia → Axis Powers at the beginning of WWII
D-Day → The amphibious invasion of the beaches of Normandy commanded by Dwight D. Eisenhower. This invasion was the first step in the Allied plan to liberate Europe.
Founder of the SNCC → Was a domestic terrorist organization that violently opposed the federal government and the war in Vietnam. They went as far as bombing federal buildings to show their level of opposition. Many of them had been part of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), become frustrated with the continued failure and slowness of the movement, and gone on to more violent efforts.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott → Set a precedent because it required that the federal government directly intervene in people's lives. The executive branch also gained more power in the federal government as FDR took on politicians who opposed his reforms. The federal government took more responsibility in protecting the welfare of the average American.