vocab review # 4
Terms in this set (20)
which of the following was not a consequence of the actions of the new left during the 1960s ?
permanent radicalization of a large portion of american workers and students
in roe vs wade the supreme court argued that ?
states cannot restrict abortions during the first trimester
what happened at three mile island in 1979 ?
iranian terrorists seized over fifty american hostages
how did Jerry Falwell influence american politics in the 1980s?
he established the moral majority to fight the growing secularization of society.
why was ronald regains nomination of sandra day o conner to the supreme court so important?
she was the first woman ever confirmed to the supreme court
how did bill clinton earn the name the comeback kid?
he won after being a long shot candidate in 1992
why were the Clarence thomas hearings so controversial ?
anita hill accused clarence thomas clarence thomas of sexual harrassment
which supreme court ruling allowed states to impose a twenty four hour waiting period before a woman could get an abortion?
planned parenthood vs casey
how did the federal reserve board attempt to stimulate the economy after 2001 recession?
it lowered interest rates to encourage more investments
to encourage economic growth, president george W. bush proposed?
cutting taxes by $1.6 trillion over ten years
the beats were a group of ?
writers who challenged the conformity of the 1950s .
what stimulated homeownership in levittown in the 1950s?
standardized construction methods, extensive car ownership, low - cost mortgages from the federal housing administration and the veterans administration
in the 1950s television ?
reinforced consermerism and conformity
how was war avoided in the cuban missile crisis ?
the united states agreed to remove its missiles from europe in exchange for the soviets taking their missiles out of cuba
what was the purpose of the 1964 mississippi freedom summer project in mississippi?
to help and encourage african-americans to become registered voters
why was the gulf of tonkin resolution important?
it authorized the president to take all necessary measures to repel and armed attack against american forces and to prevent further aggression in vietnam.
the bay of pigs incident was the failed attempt by CIA supported rebels to overthrow ?
who was largely responsible for kindling the ethnic pride and solidarity of mexican americans in the 1960?
the gay liberation movement became more publicly militant because it was reacting to the ?
police raid on the stonewall inn
what were the goals of the students for a democratic society?
it wanted the transformation of the united states into a participatory democracy in which citizens would have direct control over decision making.