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chap 24-27 Hist

Why were American suburbs of the 1950's so heavily segregated? Residents, Brokers, and realtors dealt in contracts and mortgages that barred the sale to on white residents.
What gave conservatives of the 1950s their political unity? The Common enemies of the Soviet union and the federal government
Why did the Soviet Union strongly support the national independence movements in the new Third World? They Hoped to convince new nations to ally themselves with the easters bloc against European and American imperialists.
Between 1946 and 1960 the American gross national product more than doubled and wages increased
During the Cold War religious differences Were Absorbed within the notion of a common judo-christion heritage
All of the following spurred the growth of the suburban middle class except Trains and streetcars
Secretary of state John foster Dulles's policy of massive retaliation declared that any soviet attack would be countered by a nuclear attack
The term used to describe developing countries that refused to align with either of the two Cold War powers was "Third World countries"
The Eisenhower doctrine pledged support to any middle eastern country resisting communism or nationalism
Why did Eisenhower intervene in Vietnam? To prevent Vietnam from becoming a communist nation
All of the following are examples of 1950s cultural dissent except Port Huron Statement
All of the following contributed to the emergence of the civil rights movement of the 1950s except President Truman's refusal to desecrate the military
In 1954 the Supreme Court case known as brown v board of education found that separate-but-equal was unconstitutional
Which statement best describes how the white south reacted to the Brown v. Board of Education decision? Some states closed the public schools rather than integrate and offered white children choice to opt out of integrated schools.
The 1960 presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard nixon Highlighted the impact of television on political campaigns.
Southern Manifesto Denounced Brown decision as an abuse of judicial power
SCLC Coalition of black ministers and activist
Social Contrast agreement between unions and management
free enterprise consumer capitalism
Eisenhower Doctrine American pledge to help Middle Eastern countries
Brown v. Board of Education reversed the separate-but-equal doctrine
Mendez v. Westminister desegregation of Orange County schools
Warren Court active agent of social change
modern republicanism Eisenhower's term for his policies
Montgomery Bud Boycott propelled Martin Luther King Jr. as a national symbol
new conservatives defined freedom as a moral condition
Brinkmanship massive retaliation
Which of the following comparisons of wage trends for 1953 to 1973 and 1973 to 1993 I accurate? Wages increased significantly in the first period but stagnated in the second.
How did the experience of the 1960s shape Americas neoconservatives? Neoconservatives came to believe that even the best-intentioned programs did more harm than good.
How did trickle-down economics claim to increase tax revenues? By lowering tax tariff.
Richard Nixon's New Federalism: Proposed that a system of block grants be assigned to states to spends they saw fit.
Richard Nixon's appointments to the Supreme Court were intended to: lead the court in a conservative direction
In Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, the Supreme Court ruled that: fixed affirmative action quotas were unconstitutional
All of the following are evidence that freedom for women expanded in the 1970s EXCEPT: Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.
Under the Nixon administration, the United States: continued to undermine Third World governments.
When he assumed the presidency, Richard Nixon announced a new policy regarding the Vietnam war known as Vietnamization
In 1975, the Vietnam War ended; as the only war lost by the United States
In the early 1970s, which commodity did many Americans have to wait in long lines to purchase? Gasoline
President Carter's foreign policy emphasized: human rights as a diplomatic priority
The opponents of the ERA defined freedom for women as: residing in the roles of wife and mother
Reagan's economic program, known as "supply-side economics" relied on: tax cuts and high interest rates.
In response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Carter purged all of the following policies EXCEPT: breaking off diplomatic relations with Pakistan
Church Committee investigated the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and CIA
Pentagon Papers presidential involvement in Vietnam
Proposition 13 ban on raising property taxes
Philadelphia Plan affirmative action
stagflation slow economic growth and high inflation
Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident
detente easing of Cold War tensions
supply-side economics trickle down economics
Iran-Contra scandal arms for hostages
savings and loan crisis caused by deregulation
yuppies young, successful, urban professionals
Camp David Accords peace between Egypt and Israel
What were the main characteristics of the affluent society of the 1950's? The peoples pursue of the American Dream Men works white collar job while women stay home with children income started rising beginning of credit cards and franchise system.
What cultural conflicts emerged in the 1990's? widened gap between rich and the poor red states vs. blue states issues against multiculturalism, gay marriage, sex education, and gays in the military
Peace Corps young american volunteers to help abroad
Freedom summer voter registration drive
New York Times v. Sullivan Freedom of the press
silent majority Richard Nixon voter base
Alliance for Progress aid for Latin America
Port Huron Statement SDS
Twenty-fourth Amendment outlawed the poll tax
Roe v. Wade protection of the right to abortion
Silent Spring Environmental movement
Gulf of Tonkin resolution a congressional blank check
Sharon statement Young Americans for freedom
Free speech movement university of California at berkley
Our Bodies, Ourselves womens health
Glass-Stegall Act baking regulation regulation repealed in 1999
"Freedom revolution" Contract with America
Operation Desert Storm Kuwaiti Freedom
Olso Accords Israel and palestinian agreement
Velvet Revolution fall of communism in Eastern Europe
Tiananmen Square Chinese demonstration for democracy
NAFTA free-trade zone
multiculturalism awareness of American diversity
welfare dismantled by Clinton
Wal MArt largest corporate employer in2000
Pequot tribe Foxwoods casino
genocide Rwanda
The 1963 march on washington was a high point in black and white cooperation
To combat communism, one of John Kennedy's first acts was to: establish Peace Corps
The great society Included Lyndon Johnson;s crusade to end poverty in America
Johnson's war on poverty included all of the following programs EXCEPT: a Jobs program for unemployed americans
Malcom X; insisted that blacks have economic and political authority
The Gulf of Tonkin resolution; authorized the president to take "all necessary measures to repel armed attack" in Vietnam
The antiwar movement: Challenged the foundations of Cold War thinking
The counterculture of the 1960s can best be described as: a rejection of mainstream values
The National Organization for Women (NOW) campaigned for all of the following EXCEPT; an end to equal employment opportunity commission
Racheal Carson's silent spring inspired the: environmental movement
Why was the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe called the "Velvet Revolution"? The overthrow of the Eastern European communist regimes was almost entirely peaceful
Which of the following technologies had the least influential effect on American life? Video cassettes
What did Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East and evangelical christianity in the United States have in common at the beginning of the twenty-first century? both attracted followers partly because of the global spread of mass entertainment
By the end of 1991 Soviet attempts at economic reform had created chaos, and the: Soviet Union dissolved, ending cold war
operation desert storm; quickly drove Iraqi army out of kuwait
in 1992, bill Clinton secured the democratic nomination for president because combined social liberalism with elements of conservatism
NAFTA created a free-trade zone for United States, Mexico, and canada
During the 1990s the american economy continued to expand
countless corporate scandals and stock frauds stemmed directly from the 1999 repeal of which new deal measure? The glass steagall act
By the end of the 1990s the American economy was characterized by rising employement rates and declining income for poor and middle class Americans
During the 1990s twent three states passed laws Making English the official language
the battles that raged throughout the 1990s over moral values were called; culture wars
The term "Pay gap" refers to the difference in: pay rates between men and women
the 2000 presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore was: finally decided by the supreme court
Proposition 13 ban on raising property taxes
Philadelpia plan affirmative action
stagflation slow economic growth and high inflation
Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident
detente easing of Cold War tensions
supply-side economics trickle-down economics
Iran-Contra scandal arms for hostages
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