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Unit Seven Quiz
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Why did the Montgomery Bus Boycott begin?
Rosa Parks was arrested for not leaving her seat in the front of the bus.
Which action was not taken by George W. Bush to fight the war on terrorism?
He raised federal taxes.
Which historical events are in the correct chronological order?
Montgomery Bus Boycott, March on Washington, Woodstock, Watergate Affair
Why did Americans look to conservative presidents during the 1980s?
Americans wanted to return to traditional values.
What civil rights demonstration in 1963 brought together over two hundred thousand supporters who rallied to encourage Congress to end discrimination and help the poor?
March on Washington
What is a recession?
a temporary economic slump, shorter and less extreme than a depression
Why did Lyndon B. Johnson become president of the United States for the first time?
He was sworn in as president after Kennedy was assassinated.
Which of the following was not a factor in the baby boom after World War II?
invention of the television
Who was not a major figure during the civil rights movement?
During which presidency did the Persian Gulf War take place?
George H.W. Bush
Which of the following was not an effect of the civil rights movement?
end of discrimination in the United States
What is the definition of segregation?
the separation of people based on racial, ethnic, or other differences
Which event did not take place during the 1970s to improve the environment?
Creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps
Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta created the United Farm Workers Organization Committee (UFWOC) in 1966 primarily to
improve working conditions for migrant workers.
What organization was established in 1994 to reduce trade barriers between the United States, Mexico, and Canada?
Which list of presidents is in correct chronological order?
Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Clinton, George W. Bush
What device had an impact on the presidential election between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon?
What best describes the economic status of the United States during the 1950s?
Americans prospered economically more than ever before.
What did John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Robert Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., have in common?
They were all assassinated.
Which event reversed the Plessy v. Ferguson court case and ended legal segregation?
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Which of the following was not part of the lifestyle change that took place during the 1950s and 1960s?
gathering as families around the radio after dinner
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