US HISTORY UNIT 6

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  1. Americans rejoiced in 1955 when Jonas Salk
    Developed an effective vaccine for polio,
  2. In 1954, Congress focused its housing policy on
    Urban renewal,
  3. Patterns in family living of the 1950’s included
    Promotion of the belief that strong families defended the U.S. against communism,
  4. The leader of the Vietnamese nationalist movement that toppled French rule in 1954 in Vietnam was
    Ho Chi Minh,
  5. In the incident at the Bay of Pigs, the United States
    Failed to overthrow Fidel Castro with a C.I.A.-backed invasion,
  6. The Cuban Missile Crisis began when
    The U.S. discovered that the U.S.S.R. was installing offensive nuclear weapons in Cuba,
  7. One effect of the Cuban Missile Crisis was
    An acceleration of the arms race,
  8. The Freedom Riders
    Challenged segregation of interstate bus terminals,
  9. The Warren Commission
    Left many loose ends in its investigation of the Kennedy assassination,
  10. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Prohibited segregation in public facilities,
  11. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously declared that segregated schools were unconstitutional. The decision was
    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas,
  12. Helpful to John F. Kennedy's victory in the election of 1960 was his
    success in televised debates against Richard Nixon,
  13. Operation Rolling Thunder
    Began a full-scale U.S. air offensive against North Vietnam.
  14. Results of the Vietnam war included the
    Erosion of the nation’s confidence in its government,
  15. The Port Huron Statement
    Urged participatory democracy at a grass-roots level,
  16. Model Cities Programs
    Encouraged community involvement in urban planning,
  17. The phrase “Black Power” was connected to all of the following except
    The emphasis of Christian love in civil-rights strategies,
  18. Which two men were assassinated within months of each other in 1968?
    Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.,
  19. Hubert Humphrey’s narrow defeat as president in 1968 was due, in part, to
    The violence that had occurred at the Democrat’s convention in Chicago,
  20. Tapes of White House meetings revealed that President Nixon
    Had lied about his innocence in the Watergate cover-up,
  21. Jimmy Carter won the presidential election of 1976 because he
    Was viewed as an alternative to Washington insiders,
  22. Jimmy Carter’s presidency was troubled by all of the following except
    A lack of idealism and world vision,
  23. In the Camp David Agreement, President Carter presided over
    a treaty that normalized relations between Egypt and Israel,
  24. As a result of the "Tet Offensive" in early 1968,
    many Americans were skeptical of the U.S. role and became convinced that the war was un-winnable,

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