Period 8 Questions To Know
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What was the US' foreign policy towards communism?
What are examples of Containment?
Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, Korean War, Vietnam War
What is an example of detente?
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)
How did the Cold War affect nationalist movements in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East?
Both the US and USSR sought allies among the new nations, but many remained nonaligned
What were examples of policies and methods to expose suspected policies in the US?
McCarthyism, HUAC, "Hollywood Ten", Loyalty Oaths (Truman's Executive Order)
What was the domestic impact of the Vietnam War?
More protests as the war went on (especially after the Tet Offensive and the bombings in Cambodia)
What did Eisenhower warn of in his farewell address?
What is an example of a legal challenge used in the Civil Rights Movement?
Brown v. Board
What is an example of direct action used in the Civil Rights Movement?
Freedom Summer - mass voter registration of African Americans in the South
What is an example of Nonviolent protest tactics used in the Civil Rights Movement?
Montgomery Bus Boycott
How did the Executive Branch contribute to the Civil Rights Movement?
Desegregation of military (Truman), Little Rock Nine (Eisenhower)
How did the Legislative Branch Contribute to the Civil Rights Movement?
Civil Rights Act of 1964 - outlawed segregation everywhere
How did the Judicial Branch contribute to the Civil Rights Movement?
Brown v. Board
How did the South resist desegregation efforts?
Southern Manifesto, Little Rock Nine, Massive Resistance
What other movements did the Civil Rights inspire/lead to?
Women's Rights (Betty Friedan), Native Americans, Gay Rights (Stonewall Riots)
Immigration Laws of 1965
Eliminated Quota Acts - increased immigration from Asia and Latin America
Over what did Civil Rights activists debate the effectiveness of after 1965?
What is liberalism?
Based on anticommunism abroad and the belief in the efficacy of government power to achieve social goals at home
What are two examples of Supreme Court decisions that expanded civil rights and individual liberties?
Mapp v. Ohio - search warrants needed
Gideon v. Wainwright - right to a lawyer, even if you can't afford one
How did conservatives react to the Great Society and liberal laws?
They sought to limit the role of the federal government
Why did public trust in the government decline in the 1970s?
Economic challenges (Stagflation, oil prices), Political scandals (Watergate), Foreign policy crises (Iran Hostage crisis)
What is the Sunbelt? Why is it significant?
Southern states that saw a rise in population, gained more House members after WWII
What effect did Evangelical Churches and Organizations have on politics?
These groups became more politically and socially active (Voted Republican)