5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Defense Spending Since 1990's
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Berlin Blockade
- a The blockade was a Soviet attempt to starve out the allies in Berlin in order to gain supremacy. The blockade was a high point in the Cold War, and it led to the Berlin Airlift.
- b They decreased their defense spending and ancelled orders of military equptment. Thousands of soldiers were laid off. (Recession due to the Cold War ending)
- c a law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage. Under the law, hundreds of thousands of African Americans were registered and the number of African American elected officials increased dramatically.
- d Intense anti-communist suspicion from late 1940s until late 1950s. Named to criticize actions of Senator Joseph McCarthy during second "Red Scare".
- e name given to the are of souther Great Plains severely damaged by droughts and dust storms during the 1930's.
5 Multiple choice questions
- This act, an accomplishment of the Eisenhower administration, authorized $25 billion for a ten- year project that built over 40,000 miles of interstate highways. This was the largest public works project in American history.
- economic and political domination af a string nation over weaker ones.
- Desegregation started in WWII but they were still set into segregated fighting groups. Complete desegregation was reached during the Cold War.
- Germany, Austria-Hungary, Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria
- Part of the first new deal. It begins spedning over 3 billlion on public works such as highways, dams and public buildings.
5 True/False questions
Economy during 1970's & 1980's → The 1970s were perhaps the worst decade of most industrialized countries' economic performance since the Great Depression. Although there was no severe economic depression as witnessed in the 1930s, economic growth rates were considerably lower than previous decades
Martin Luther King Jr → became the spokesperson for the Montgomery bus boycott, AfricanAmerican civil rights leader, Main Civil Rights Leader. Supported Peaceful protests and Love
Fundamentalism → Belief that Bible should be taken literally. Longest lastin gof challenges to new urban culture. Many americans felt alienated from city life, science, and modernization.
Treaty of Versailles → camps built outside of major cities by people who had lost their homes during the great depression called hoovervilles because the people blamed pre. hoover foe their situition
Equal Pay Act → made it illegal for employers to pay female workers less than men for the same job