U.S. History Quiz: Events Of 1960s

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What do you know about the events of the 1960s? Would you like to try this quiz? The 1960s were a period that was defined by the Vietnam war. Hippies who believed in peace and free love were against the war, and their disdain was often demonstrated through the music of the day. Woodstock, a music festival, was a massive event in this decade. If you want to learn more, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What United States president established the plan the Great Society?
    • A. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • B. 

      Gerald Ford

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 2. 
    Which Supreme Court Case involved students who wore armbands to protest the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Miranda vs. Arizona

    • B. 

      Roe vs. Wade

    • C. 

      Tinker vs. Des Moines

    • D. 

      Engle vs. Vitale

    • E. 

      Mapp vs. Ohio

  • 3. 
    What advantage did the North Vietnamese have over the United States soldiers during the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      They had more advanced weapons

    • B. 

      They had more soldiers

    • C. 

      They were backed by their French allies

    • D. 

      They were more familiar with the landscape

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT a band in the 1960's?
    • A. 

      The Beatles

    • B. 

      The Righteous Brothers

    • C. 

      The Who

    • D. 

      The Turtles

    • E. 

      AC/DC

  • 5. 
    In what year, was Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      1967

    • E. 

      1968

  • 6. 
    What program was Lyndon B. Johnson's most similar to?
    • A. 

      Reaganomics

    • B. 

      The New Deal

    • C. 

      The New Frontier

    • D. 

      The Nixon Doctrine

  • 7. 
    What United States govenment building did protesters against the Vietnam War attempt to shut down?
    • A. 

      The Capitol Building

    • B. 

      The White House

    • C. 

      The Washington Monument

    • D. 

      The Pentagon

    • E. 

      The Monticello

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