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Which foreign policy concept can be used to describe the deliberate decrease in nuclear weapons by both the United States and the Soviet Union in the late 1970s and during the 1980s ? (1) appeasement (2) peaceful coexistence (3) détente (4) domino theory

  • Which foreign policy concept can be used to describe the deliberate decrease in nuclear weapons by both the United States and the Soviet Union in the late 1970s and during the 1980s ? (1) appeasement (2) peaceful coexistence (3) détente (4) domino theory
  • COLD WAR in US - 1920s … “Red Scare” - 1950s … “McCarthyism” - Black Lists / listing - Alger Hiss - HUAC (House UnAmerican Activities Committee)

A similarity between the Red Scare of the 1920’s and McCarthyism in the 1950’s was that during each period

  • A similarity between the Red Scare of the 1920’s and McCarthyism in the 1950’s was that during each period
  • 1. thousands of American citizens were expelled from the United States
  • 2. the Communist Party gained many members in the United States
  • 3. many government employees were convicted of giving secrets to the Soviet Union
  • 4. the civil liberties of American citizens were threatened

A similarity between the Red Scare of the 1920’s and McCarthyism in the 1950’s was that during each period

  • A similarity between the Red Scare of the 1920’s and McCarthyism in the 1950’s was that during each period
  • 1. thousands of American citizens were expelled from the United States
  • 2. the Communist Party gained many members in the United States
  • 3. many government employees were convicted of giving secrets to the Soviet Union
  • 4. the civil liberties of American citizens were threatened
  • Post World War II US society - US troops come home - GI Bill - Role of Women - Population Boom - Suburbia - Highways across America / US - Education - Public Schools … K - 12 - College - Radio & Television: Black & White - Color

All of the following factors promoted the growth of suburbs EXCEPT?

  • All of the following factors promoted the growth of suburbs EXCEPT?
  • 1. low-cost government loans. 2. expanded road and highway construction. 3. laws forbidding residential segregation by races. 4. increased automobile production.

All of the following factors promoted the growth of suburbs EXCEPT?

  • All of the following factors promoted the growth of suburbs EXCEPT?
  • 1. low-cost government loans. 2. expanded road and highway construction. 3. laws forbidding residential segregation by races. 4. increased automobile production.
  • 1950s … US Presidents + Truman - “Fair Deal” - public housing - Workers - Union dues - Strikes - Korea
  • 1950s … US Presidents + Eisenhower - Containment Policy / Domino Theory - John Foster Dulles - Brinkmanship - Eisenhower Doctrine - Middle East: Israel & Turkey (missiles facing Soviet Union) - NASA …. Space - National Education Act
  • AMERICAN “Civil Rights” - Warren Courts - Jackie Robinson … Brooklyn Dodgers - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka - Little Rock School Desegregation - Civil Rights Act … Poll Tax
  • AMERICAN “Civil Rights” - Rosa Parks - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - March on Washington - “I have a dream” …. Gandhi ….. Mandela …. - Birmingham Protests - Black Muslims - Malcolm X - NAACP - Civil Unrest in Cities … rioting out of frustration ...
  • AMERICAN “Civil Rights” - Cesar Chavez - NOW … Betty Friedan … Eleanor Roosevelt … Nancy Reagan … Hillary Clinton … ERA - Roe v. Wade … Sandra Day O’Connor … Geraldine Ferraro … Female President ?

The major goal of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was to

  • The major goal of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was to
  • 1. establish a separate political state for African Americans
  • 2. gain passage of an equal rights amendment to the Constitution
  • 3. end segregation based on race
  • 4. permit unlimited immigration to the United States

The major goal of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was to

  • The major goal of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s was to
  • 1. establish a separate political state for African Americans
  • 2. gain passage of an equal rights amendment to the Constitution
  • 3. end segregation based on race
  • 4. permit unlimited immigration to the United States
  • Under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court was considered "activist" because of its
  • 1. reluctance to overturn state laws
  • 2. insistence on restricting freedom of speech to spoken words
  • 3. expansion of individual rights in criminal cases
  • 4. refusal to reconsider the issues of the Plessy v. Ferguson case
  • Under Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court was considered "activist" because of its
  • 1. reluctance to overturn state laws
  • 2. insistence on restricting freedom of speech to spoken words
  • 3. expansion of individual rights in criminal cases
  • 4. refusal to reconsider the issues of the Plessy v. Ferguson case
  • Which generalization can most accurately be drawn from a study of Supreme Court cases Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education?
  • 1. The Supreme Court has issued consistent decisions in cases involving rights of the accused.
  • 2. Supreme Court decisions are accepted without public controversy.
  • 3. The Justices believe that social issues are best left for state courts to decide.
  • 4. The Supreme Court has helped to determine public policy.
  • Which generalization can most accurately be drawn from a study of Supreme Court cases Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education?
  • 1. The Supreme Court has issued consistent decisions in cases involving rights of the accused.
  • 2. Supreme Court decisions are accepted without public controversy.
  • 3. The Justices believe that social issues are best left for state courts to decide.
  • 4. The Supreme Court has helped to determine public policy.
  • AMERICAN “Civil Rights” - Equal Employment Opportunity Act - Title IX - Affirmative Action - American Indian Movement - American Disability Act - US Supreme Court - Clarence Thomas
  • AMERICAN “Civil Rights” - Escobedo v. Illinois - Gideon v. Wainwright - Miranda v. Arizona - Baake v. University of California - Engle v. Vitale

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