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  1. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    banning job discrimination and to speed up school desegregation
  2. Green Berets
    � Special forces trained in guerilla warfare
  3. Bay of Pigs invasion
    �Failed attempt to overthrow Castro in Cuba, disaster
  4. New Frontier
    � Kennedy�s programs, Space Race, Peace Corps, etc.
  5. Great Society
    � Johnson�s programs to fight war on poverty (housing, healthcare, education, etc)
  6. Medicare
    � Gov�t funded healthcare for retired
  7. Medicaid
    � Gov�t funded healthcare for poor
  8. Alliance for Progress
    � Kennedy�s foreign aid program for Latin America
  9. Cuban Missile Crisis
    -standoff between US/USSR over nuclear missiles based in Cuba; Soviets back down
  10. Thurgood Marshall
    -NAACP lawyer in Brown v. Board of Education case, 1st Afr-Am Supreme Court justice, appointed by LBJ
  11. De facto segregation
    � separation of races by practice or tradition especially in housing
  12. De jure segregation
    � separation of races by law (Jim Crow laws)
  13. Vietminh
    � communists in N. Vietnam
  14. Vietcong
    � communists in S. Vietnam

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