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US History FInal 3Q

Milestones and Interesting facts

QuestionAnswer
President Kennedy supported freedom and democracy in a speech given in Europe at the ____ which was erected by Communists in 1961 Berlin Wall
John F. Kennedy was the only president who was a member of this religion Catholic
In televised debates between Kennedy and Nixon, Kennedy appeared to be: more polished than Nixon
Important decisions of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Earl Warren focused on: protecting the constitutional rights of citizens accused of crimes
In 1961 President Kennedy committed NASA and the nation to the goal of: Landing a man on the moon within the decade
What was the term for President Johnson's plan for domestic reform Great Society
"Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country" was part of: Kennedy's Inaugural Address
The huge population increase after WWII was called the: Baby Boom
Nation that entered the Korean War when the United states invaded North Korea China
John Foster Dulles' policy under which aggression against any and all would be met with immediate all-out nuclear strike by the United States Massive Retaliation
Cold War between the US and Soviet Union can BEST be described as: a rivalry(competition)between them for world power
Berlin was located in which German occupied zone after WWII? Soviet
House Un-American Activities Committee was created to .. hold hearings and investigate communist influence in the U.S.
What was Nixon's famous "Checker's Speech"? Nixon denied receiving illegal campaign gifts
Senator Joseph McCarthy lost credibility when he attacked: The U.S. Army
Where was first "Proxy war" of the cold war Korea
City where President Eisenhower had to call in U.S. paratroopers so as to guarantee nine black students had the ability to attend Central High School Little Rock Arkansas
During summer of 1965, riots broke out in this section of Los Angeles and the motto became "Burn Baby Burn" Watts
Piece of Legislation that forbade segregation in public places; such as hotels, restaurants, theaters, and lunch counters Civil Rights Act of 1964
Participants in the 1963 march on Washington hoped to: convince Congress to pass civil rights legislation
The highlight of the March on Washington Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream" speech
Voting Rights Act of 1965 provided for: end of literacy tests for voter registration
1954 Supreme Court Decision which desegregated schools by declaring that the "separate but equal" doctrine was unconstitutional Brown v the Board of Education
Linked the Soviet Union with Seven Eastern European countries Warsaw Pact
Response to Soviet threat, the U.S.and other western nations formed this peacetime military alliance NATO
Provided food, fuel, medicine, and Christmas presents Berlin Airlift
Term used by Winston Churchill to describe the separation of communist and non-communist countries in Europe The Iron Curtain
The Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R for the greatest military strength Cold War
International Peacekeeping organization created after WWII to promote peace, security, and economic development United Nations
Created by: PLHShistory