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  1. Pay Equity
  2. Beatniks
  3. De Facto Segregation
  4. Perestroika
  5. NATO
  1. a Racial separation established by practice and custom, not by law.
  2. b One of the unconventional, nonmaterialistic followers of the beat movement of the 1950s.
  3. c The restructuring of the economy and the government instituted in the USSR
  4. d In response to Berlin blockade, defensive Military alliance, all member countries promised that an attack on one would be regarded as an attack on all.
  5. e basing of employee's salary on the requirements of his job rather than traditional pay scales that have frequently provided women with smaller incomes than men.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. JFK's legislative program, included proposals to provide medical care for the elderly, to rebuild blighted urban areas, o aid education, to bolster the national defense, to increase international aid, and to expand the space program.
  2. Accused of spying for the Soviet Union, lied for passing documents, send to jail. Later, Soviet cables proved his guilt.
  3. right to remain silent and right to consult an attorney. Every accused person must be informed of this at time of their arrest.
  4. a late 20th century alliance of conservative special-interest groups concerned with cultural, social, and oral issues.
  5. the distribution of federal money to state and local governments with few or no restrictions on how it is spent.

5 True/False questions

  1. Rock 'n' RollForm of popular music, characterized by heavy rhythms and simple melodies that developed from rhythm and blues during the 1950s.


  2. Reverse DiscriminationNixon's strategy for ending US involvement in war: gradual withdrawal of US troops and their replacement with South Vietnamese forces.


  3. War Powers Acta law enacted in 1973, limiting a president's right to send troops into battle without consulting congress.


  4. Reapportionmentthe blocking of another nation's attempts to spread its influence, especially the efforts of the US to block the spread of Soviet influence during the late 1940s and early 1950s.


  5. Henry Kissingerpresident's advisor for national security affairs; Nixon's top negotiator in Vietnam