become social critics who openly criticized the mass media culture of the 1950's saying that Americans had become affluent conformists unable to think for themselves (not Whyte)
William H. Whyte Jr.
become social critics who openly criticized the mass media culture of the 1950's saying that Americans had become affluent conformists unable to think for themselves (not Riesman)
gave focus and fuel to women's feelings in 1963 when she published "The Feminine Mystique"
affection (and) respect
Dwight D. Eisenhower's greatest asset as President was his enjoyment of the ___________ and ___________ of the American People.
McCarthy's anticommunist crusade ends when he attacks this group for allegedly sheltering communists
A gap between American ideals and racial practices revealed by WWII led to a new militancy and restlessness among many ___________ .
In an effort to overturn ___________ laws and the segregated system that they had created, African Americans:
• Staged economic boycotts
• Attacked the underpinnings of segregation in the courts
• Black churches became staging points for black rights
• Adopted the non-violent tactics of Gandhi
singer who criticized American racial policies in Europe; as a result, the State Department revoked his passport
The ___________ began to advance the cause of civil rights in the 1950's because Congress and the Presidency had largely abdicated their responsibilities by ignoring the problem.
Brown vs. the Board of Education
1954 Supreme Court case that ruled racially segregated school systems were inherently unequal
Little Rock Nine
Nine black teenagers who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957 and became the focus of a national crisis that required the intervention of federal troops to resolve.
King was arrested this many times; each arrest was calculated in order to challenge a law in court
was thought to be a staunch conservative because of his role with putting the Japanese in internment camps; turns out to be one of the most liberal judges in US history
SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee)
Grew out of the sit-in movement launched by young southern blacks
Dawes Severalty Act
Eisenhower wanted a return to the ___________ of 1887 when dealing with Native Americans (forced assimilation).
falls to Ho Chi Minh's communist forces; Eisenhower refuses to permit any American involvement
massive round up of illegal immigrants; as many as 1 million Mexicans were apprehended and returned to Mexico in 1954
Eisenhower Doctrine (1957)
pledging U.S. military and economic aid to Middle Eastern nations threatened by communist aggression
Britain (and) France
The US condemned ___________ and ___________ as the aggressors in the Suez Canal Crisis.