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organization that wanted to get more rights for Native Americans.
signed the civil righys act of 1964 and president who did tje most for African American rights.
organization that focuses on rights for women.
ruled that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination of JFK.
this event led to the decline of the Great Society.
the domino theory is based on the idea of _____.
the gulf of Tonkin resolution allowed to take all necessary measures to ___U.S forces.
this amendment lowered the voting age to 18
this civil rights organization believed in nonviolent methods of protest like sit-ins.
this act was passed to limit the ability of the president to send troops to foreign conflicts.
"peace with honor" and "law and order" are best associated with ____.
Cuban missile crisis
this was ended by Kennedy using a naval quarantine.
he took SNCC away from nonviolence.
this divided Vietnam into 2 countries until elections could be held (@ the 17th parallel)
community famous for housing the 1960's counterculture during the summer of love.
lawyer for NAACP who presented Brown v. Board
america's first astronauts were known as____.
Brown v. board said these needed to be integrated.
the theory that led us to enter the Vietnam war.
the rise of this allowed for greater acceptance of permissiveness in everyday life.
segregation reflected by living patterns not by law.
_____coverage was he major reason that American public opinion turned against the Vietnam conflict.
city that Eisenhower had to send troops to defend African American students.
the bay of pigs invasion was to try and overthrow____.
big part of Kennedy's foreign policy where use of special forces was important.
to eliminate abuses the selective service system instituted a_____.
first American orbit earth.
these leaked to the press showed that American leaders were misleading Congress and the American people about Vietnam.
he used police dogs and fire houses on marchers in Birmingham.
johnson's domestic policy that reduced poverty by a lot.
where did Kennedy promise Americans would go by the end of the 1960s?
her actions began the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
during Clinton's administration this piece of gun control legislation passed.
this integration of world economics, culture, etc. has lead to a great deal of job loses in the U.S.
many Americans lost faith in their government because of the actions of this individual.
three mile island and love canal were potential____crisis that Carter was forced to address.
No Child Left Behind
this act during George w bush's administration changed education in America in an attempt to improve student performance.
one position of the Nixon administration was the opening of relations with_____.
this issued shortly after 9/11 says he U.S has the right to pre-emptively strike anywhere to provide for its defense. Iraq.
the system of segregation used in a South Africa. Mandela.
the 2000 presidential campaign was so close that the ___ ____ had to finally decide the election.
George w bush cut ____in an attempt to stimulate the economy.
his military build up is thought to have what ended the Cold War.
this was the largest domestic terrorist attack in history. McVeigh.
president Clinton was____because he lied under oath.
the hostage situation is this country overwhelmed the presidency of Jimmy Carter.
this is the trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the U.S that lifted trade restrictions.
Asia and Latin America
what 2 areas of the world do most immigrants come from today?
the soviet leader used glasnost and perestroika in part because the war in Afghanistan had drained the Soviet economy.
Axis of Evil
the countries of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea were called this by George W Bush.
Iraqi military dictator that invaded Kuwait.
Camp David Accords
one of the high points of the Carter administration. Israel & Egypt
passed after 9/11 gave federal government broader powers to monitor communications without search warrants.
Clinton sent troops to Bosnia to prevent___. Dayton Accords.
Osama Bin Laden wanted to end ____involvement in the Middle East.
name for the relaxed tensions between the U.S and the Soviets in the 1970's.
which state's electoral votes were in question during the 2000 presidential election?
Contract with America
the republicans promised this in the 1996 midterm election and this helped them take Congress. Newt Gingrich.
during the Clinton administration this terrible school shooting occurred.
this affair hurt Reagan because he negotiated with our enemies and violated Congressional orders.
this is the only country that can be tied to the 9/11 attacks because it's illegal government harbors Osama bin Laden.
"operation restore hope" took place in this African country infamous for the "black hawk down" incident.
those that support immigration say that immigrants will perform___that Americans won't.
who angered many Americans with a pardon for Nixon?
his attempt to give and inspirational speech to motivate the American people was interpreted as "Malaise."
to pay for his tax cuts Reagan cut funding to these.
author that was influential to the environmental movement.
this group was responsible for 9/11
he was elected because many viewed him as a centrist and had the longest period of economic prosperity in U.S history.
Clinton tried to reform this prior to Obama but Clinton failed where as Obama seems to have been successful.
during George h. w. bush's administration___trafficking from Latin America was a huge issue.
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