history unit 4 part c
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Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty
reduced the number of Americans living below the poverty line
Lyndon Johnson's civil rights initiatives included
the Civil Rights Act of 1964
the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Lyndon Johnson's Great Society legislation included all of the following EXCEPT
Equal Rights Amendment
Johnson's foreign policy in Latin America included
intervening in countries with military invasions
support of some reactionary dictators
Johnson pushed to Americanize the Vietnam War because
He felt South Vietnam was vital to US interests.
He needed to boost South Vietnam's morale.
South Vietnam needed massive aid to beat the North Vietnamese who were getting aid from the USSR.
The US military policy failed in the Vietnam War because
The US used some conventional tactics in a guerrilla war situation.
Johnson refused to allow the US military to attack important targets in North Vietnam.
Political decisions in Washington took precedence over military decisions in Vietnam
The important factors in the 1968 presidential election victory of Richard Nixon included
Nixon announced he had a plan to end the Vietnam War.
Organized labor supported Humphrey.
George Wallace took more votes from Humphrey than Nixon
Richard Nixon's National Security Advisor was
New anti-war protests began in 1970 due to
the temporary invasion of Cambodia
The Democratic presidential nominee in 1972 who lost badly to Richard Nixon was
In 1972 Richard Nixon was supported by all the following EXCEPT
Richard Nixon's plan that ended the Vietnam War included
Vietnamization of the war by withdrawing US ground forces
hard-line negotiating with the Communists renewed bombing when the Communists refused to bargain productively
In 1972 when peace discussions stalled, Nixon
renewed heavy bombing of North Vietnam with B-52 bombers
The results of Gerald Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon in 1974
caused an erosion of confidence in Ford's leadership
The Democrat response to the energy crisis of 1974 included
placing price controls on oil
The Republican response to the energy crisis in 1974 included
encouraging more exploration for oil
The fastest growing ethnic group in the 1970's were
Jimmy Carter won the presidential election in 1976 due to
Carter was viewed as a Washington outsider.
Ford had pardoned Nixon and many voters felt Nixon should have been at least tried.
The most effective conservative spokesman in the 1970's was
Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter in 1980 due to
The Iranian Hostage Crisis made the US & Carter look very weak.
Carter talked about an American malaise & failed to inspire Americans.
Ronald Reagan was popular & projected a new patriotic image to Americans.
Carter's Rose Garden strategy hampered his campaigning