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Semester 2 final
Terms in this set (27)
A government that exerts almost total control:
this means lightning warfare
November 1938 attacks on Jewish places in Germany
Battle in Soviet Union during which German forces froze or starved to death that turns tide of WWII
Battle of Stalingrad
Founder of the Soviet Union
How many are killed in the Holocaust?
Over half of those killed in the Holocaust are Jewish: True or False?
Leader of the Soviet Union during WWII
What civil rights leader favored "any means necessary?"
Name of conflict between the U.S. & the USSR from 1945-1991 due to conflicting government systems and paranoia.
What nation launched "Sputnik"?
What senator from Wisconsin accused many government officials of being communist during the 1950s?
What war does Douglas MacArthur lead troops in?
What type of economy does the U.S. have?
Who was the leader of Cuba that the U.S. tried to overthrow during the Bay of Pigs (JFK's presidency)?
What is the name of the event when the U.S. tries to invade Cuba during JFK's presidency to overthrow Castro
Bay of Pigs incident
What is the Cuban Missile Crisis?
When President John F. Kennedy blockaded Cuba because of the presence of Soviet missiles (1962)
What country sends the first person into space?
Soviet Union or USSR
What president declared a war on poverty?
Lyndon B. Johnson
What case legalized segregation in 1896?
Plessy v. Ferguson
What case eliminated segregation in schools?
Brown v. Board of Education
What organization did Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. found?
SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference)
What communist country does Nixon visit as president?
What is CRP or CREEP?
The Committee to Re-Elect the President
Why does CRP break into the Watergate complex?
To spy on the Democrats, and it is how the Watergate scandal starts.
What is the Watergate Scandal?
Nixon's re-election committee was caught breaking into the Headquarters of the Democratic party in the Watergate of Washington DC, and then he helps with the cover-up.
What is impeachment?
A formal accusation of wrongdoing against a public official.
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