US Hist Unit 3

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  1. What were the reasons for protest by the New Left?
    Influenced by the Black Civil Rights Movement
  2. What were the means for protesting by the New Left?
    College Campuses/music, protests, marches, sit-ins
  3. What were the reasons for protest by SDS and what does SDS stand for?
    • (Students for a Democratic Society)
    • disenchanted with traditional politics
  4. What were the means for protesting by the SDS?
    Campus activities/anti-war protests
  5. What were the reasons for protest by the Free Speech Movement?
    • Started at Berkely
    • Rights denied by the university
  6. What were the reasons for protest by the Feniminsts?
    equal rights for women
  7. What were the reasons for protest for the Counterculture?
    rejected traditional values
  8. What were the reasons for protest by the Native Americans?
    • Control over reservations
    • AIM wanted land back
  9. What were the reasons for protest by the Hispanics?
    Cesar Chavez - United Farm Workers - right to form Unions
  10. What were the reasons for protest for Gay Rights?
    Stonewall June, 1969 wanted civil rights
  11. What were the reasons for protest by the Handicapped?
    people with disabilities
  12. What were the means for protesting by the New Left?
    College Campuses; music, protests, marches, sit-ins
  13. What were the means for protesting by the SDS (Students for a Democratic Society)?
    campus activities; antie-war protests
  14. What were the means for protesting by the Free Speech Movement?
    Increase students rights
  15. What were the means for protesting by the Counterculture?
    • long hair, wild clothes
    • -increased individual styles
    • -increased drug use
  16. What was the name of the first atomic bomb that was dropped and why was it dropped?
    • "Little Boy"
    • To show our power to Russia
  17. What did Einstein mean when he said, "The war that comes after WWIII will be fought with stones"?
    There won't be anything left to fight with; no more technology to develop
  18. Who were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg?
    They were captured, tried, and executed for stealing the a-bomb and selling it to Russia (Ethel was actually innocent)
  19. What did Winston Churchill mean by the "iron curtain"?
    Refers to how the Soviet Union blocked out all electronic communication & controlled the media. They had an iron curtain of control over Europe.
  20. What was the Marshall plan?
    • pumping money into European countries to help rebuild them.
    • US put $13 billion into restoring the economies of 16 Western European nations from 1948-1953
  21. Where was a demonstration of the A-bomb recommended?
    Tokyo harbor

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