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among the most serious domestic problems facing the united states after world war 11 were...

inflation and labor relations

the passage of the taft-hartley act over truman's veto in 1947..

was a blow to labor

The founding of the American GI forum in 1948 and subsequent efforts by mexican americans to challenge their segregation in public schools demonstrated the..

growing mobilization of mexican americans in the southwest

immediately after world war II, women were expected to..

leave jobs in the manufacturing sector

as the first republican to serve as president after the new deal, dwight d. eisenhower can be credited with..

leaving the size and functions of the federal government intact

between 1940 and 1960, the output of farms in the united states increased, and the number of farmworkers...

decreased by nearly one-third

many americans moved to the sun belt in the 1950's because..

the advent of air-conditioning made it possible to live and wok in the region more comfortably

in the book, the feminine mystique, author betty friedan put forward the idea that..

women should have more choices

the most important changes in civil rights in the 1950's were instigated by..

ordinary african americans

developments of the 1950's set teh stage for..

black and women's protest movements in the 1960's and 1970's

president kennedy believed that to eradicate poverty and solve most social problems, the united states needed to..

grow the economy

in 1961, the congress of racial equality organized freedom rides to..

integrate interstate transportation in the south

the march on washington in august 1963 was important because it..

gave the civil rights movement great respectability

president lyndon baines johnson came to the white house..

with enormous skill in persuading and threatening legislators

the most important factor in the passage of the civil rights act of 1964 was..

growing public support for civil rights

the medicare program provided..

a universal hospital insurance for the elderly

more people in the black civil rights movement became radicalized when ..

the realities of economic disparity became more apparent

by 1966, the principles espoused by malcom x had given rise to the..

black power movement

martin luther king, jr. was assassinated on april 4, 1968, while

supporting a municipal garbage workers' strike in memphis

the civil rights movement of the 1960's can be considered the most important movement in the twentieth century because it..

addressed questions of power, inequality, and mistreatment

the significance of the port huron statement lay mainly in its..

tone of urgent moral passion

drawing on the example of the beats of the 1950's, the counterculture of the 1960's..

focused on personal rather than political change

an important goal of the american indian movement was..

the establishment of "survival schools" to teach indian history and values

vine deloria and his book, custer died for your sins, were important because they..

articulated an indian perspective on pressing issues.

cesar chavez and dolores huerta are best known for their efforts to..

improve the conditions of migrant farmworkers in california

all of the following were results of latino protests in the 1960's and 1970's except

sharp reduction in poverty

one factor underlying the new wave of feminism in the late 1960's and early 1970's was the..

escalating number of women in the workplace

in the video "times are a-changin" the story of charlene mcaden and sherrie mcaden tarpley illustrates..

the importance of birth control in women's lives

women of color were critical of white women's organizations because those organizations..

seemed indifferent to the poverty disproportionately face by minority women

the peace corps was launched by the kennedy administration in 1961 to..

work directly with the people in third world countries

the thirteen-day cuban missile crisis of 1962..

brought the world's two superpowers perilously close to nuclear war

all of the following are lessons that can be derived from the cuban missile crisis except..

nuclear weapons are inefficient in regional conflicts

the decision by the united states to support the cancellation of free elections in vietnam in 1956..

violated one of america;s democratic principles

the gulf of tonkin resolution was important because it..

provided congressional authorization for escalation of forces in vietnam

the initiation of operation rolling thunder in february 1965 was one sign that..

the war in Vietnam had become america's war

one of the practical reasons for protesting the vietnam war was the belief that..

the war could not be won

the tet offensive marked a significant turning point in the vietnam war because it..

caused more people to question if the war could be won.

"peace with honor" in vietnam..

meant a truce that ended the direct involvement of the united states in the war

all of the following are lessons drawn from the vietnam war except..

disseminate optimistic reports even when losing the conflict

after world war II, liberalism became..

more concerned with social justice

the turmoil surrounding the 1968 democrat party convention in chicago..

reflected the discord within the party and the nation

the presidential candidac of george c. wallace in 1968 appealed to.

americans who were outraged by assaults on traditional values by students and others

the u.s. president who created the environmental protective agency was.

richard m nixon

during the nixon administration, the number of government assistance programs

actually grew

president nixon saw chief justice earl warren's resignation in 1969 as an opportunity to put a..

more conservative justice on the court

during the investigation of the watergate affair, one of the major constitutional questions was whether..

the president is subject to the judicial process

the house judiciary committee voted to charge president nixon with all of the following as grounds for impeachment except..

tax evasion

a key factor in the disintegration of the liberal coalition was the..

support for civil rights

during the period of 1945-1976 americans ethnic, racial, and gender minority groups..

saw the benefit of expressing self-identity

in her 1964 book, a choice not an echo, phyllis schlafly..

pushed barry goldwater for president

supporters of the proposed equal rights amendment

underestimated those opposed to ratification

the election of 1980 was significant because..

conservatives had come to dominate the republican party

ronald reagan earned the nickname the "teflon president" because..

none of his mistakes or falsehoods seemed to stick to him

the word "liberal" became a dirty word in the 1980's because..

conservatives provided the definition of the term

president george h. w. bush saw himself as a guardian of the reagan legacy, hut he was more inclined than president reagan had been to

approve government activity in the private sphere

bill clinton won the 1992 presidential election for all of the following reasons except

ross perot dropped out of the race

the welfare reform measures passed during the clinton presidency..

set a lifetime limit on welfare payments for five years

in 1998, the house of representatives voted to impeach president clinton..

on the count of perjury and obstruction of justice

the slumping economy of the late 1970's contributed to a national sense of..


in 1979, in response to the nation's dependence on foreign oil, president carter established the..

department of energy

president reagan's initial strategy to fix the lagging u.s. economy involved..

introducing a massive tax cut

in the video a new economy, economist julianne makes the point that

capitalism works more smoothly and fairly with oversight

during the 1980s an d1990s the work force in america

became more segmented between low and high wage works

one reason george h w bust ultimately abandoned his no new taxes pledge was that he

had inherited a huge budget deficit from the reagan administration

the clinton administration ended its eight years in office with

a surplus in the federal budged and the longest economic boom in history

the "new wave" of the service economy of the 1980s and 1990s featured jobs in the area of

information technology

the group that best symbolized americans celebration of wealth in the 1980s was the


one of the major factors supporting the culture of wealth in the 1980s and 1990s was the

easy availability of credit

during the 1980s, average personal income increased and economic inequality

increased as well

in the video, life in the fast lane, the peg burns philip deloria family illustrates the

changing roles for women and men in the modern household

advances in gay and lesbian rights in the 1970s and 1980s included

all of the above..

president carter sponsored legislation to create the superfund in response to the

environmental disaster in love canal, new york

the fastest growing immigrant groups in the us at teh end of the 20th century were latinos and


in the video, life in the fast lane, affirmative action is described as a policy that

pays attention to race and gender in decision making

when president carter took office in 1977 he promised to

apply moral principles to foreign policy

all of the following were reasons the iranian government was hostile to the us after the shah left the country except

america's close ties with iraq

all of the following were associated with the increase in military spending during the reagan administration except

installation of a laster defense shield

the iran-contra scandal invovled all of the following actions on the part of the reagan administration except

illegally declaring war on iran

the changes that took place in the soviet union in the late 1980s were primarily attributable to

reform proposals initiated by mikhail gorbachev

the destruction of the berlin wall was significant because it

symbolized the end of the soviet repression in the area

the us intervened in the iraqi invasions of kuwait because the

us needed to maintain access to kuwaits oil resources

one consequences of americas policy in the early 1990s to stay out of foreign disputes unless its vital interest were at stake was the

massacre of half a million people in a brutal civil war in rwanda

all of the following were consequences for the end of the cold war except

regional alliances were no longer relevant

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