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Arts and Humanities
Pickett Chapter 17
Terms in this set (25)
What supreme court ruling made racial segregation in public schools illegal?
Plessy v. Ferguson
Who led a march on Washington D.C. in 1963 for equality?
Martin Luther King Jr.
What act passed in 1964 helped in segregation and discrimination in the workplace and in public places?
Civil Rights Act
Who was the U.S. president during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
What country developed the hydrogen bomb then Sputnik?
Who came up with the Great Society?
Who started the term "Iron Curtain"
Who became president after JFK?
What marked a new level of American commitment to the Cold War?
What movement cut off East and West Berlin?
What year did the Korean War end?
Manufacture of machines and equipment for factories and mines
Neither countries knew what the other was going to do. A war with no blood shed.
What country did the Soviet put nuclear weapons?
Who commanded the military during the Korean War but was later dismissed?
Soviet Union created what alliance?
Mutual defense pact created in 1949?
What plan helped Western Europe recover somewhat fast after WWII?
Group of nations with common purpose
What country did Soviet Union invade in 1979?
Winner of U.S. presidential election in 1968?
What signaled the end of the Cold War?
When was the Soviet Union dissolved?
What year was Gorbachev chosen to lead the Soviet Union?
Relaxation of tensions, improved relations
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