5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Plessy v. Ferguson
- Ngo Dinh Diem
- Triple Alliance
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
- War of Attrition
- a South Vietnam non-Communist leader. Weak leader, was assassinated and his government overthrown
- b Trench warfare between Germany and France. Called War of Attrition(wearing down) because the goal was to break down the enemy. There was no winner after 3 years of fighting.
- c 35th President of the United States, established the Peace Corps; nervously authorized "Bay of Pigs" invasion, assassinated in Dallas. "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country." (1917-1963)
- d Alliance between Germany, Italy, Austria Hungry (precursor to WWI)
- e a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal. "separate but equal"
5 Multiple choice questions
- He ran for President in 1968; stirred a response from workers, African Americans, Hispanics, and younger Americans by promoting equality; would have captured Democratic nomination but was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan after victory speech during the California primary in June 1968. He was the Attorney General and brother of JFK
- Succeeded Stalin as the head of the Soviet Communist Party and became the Soviet premier. In power during Cuban Missile Crisis
- sensationalist journalism
- President of the United States from 1969 to 1974 who followed a foreign policy marked by détente with the Soviet Union and by the opening of diplomatic relations with China. In the face of likely impeachment for the Watergate scandal, he resigned.
- This act made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal and gave the government the power to enforce all laws governing civil rights, including desegregation of schools and public places.
5 True/False questions
Thurgood Marshall → Became president when FDR died; gave the order to drop the atomic bomb
Kevin White → Mayor of Boston and first to admit race problem
19th Amendment → Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right to vote to women in federal or state elections.
French-Indochina War → president, 1981-1989, who led a conservative movement against détente with the Soviet Union and the growth of the federal government; some people credit him with America's victory in the Cold War while others fault his insensitive social agenda and irresponsible fiscal policies.
Brown v. Board of Education → Trench warfare between Germany and France. Called War of Attrition(wearing down) because the goal was to break down the enemy. There was no winner after 3 years of fighting.