Msg77 US History 21_22

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The 60's: Civil Rights and Vietnam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  Read the poll question carefully. How might the wording of the question have affected the poll results? Explain.
  • 2. 
    Why do you think this photograph remains a symbol of the Vietnam War era today? Explain your answer with specific details of the photograph.
  • 3. 
    Hawk or Dove? Which would you have been if you were a youth in 1968? Explain.
  • 4. 
    Explain what you think the cartoonist is trying to say.
  • 5. 
    What do you think is the most important thing to learn from this map?? Explain.
  • 6. 
    How are these pictures representative of the counter culture? What was the counter culture in the 60's? Does it exist today?
  • 7. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} The Civil Rights Act of 1968 banned discrimination in which activity?
    • A. 

      Hiring an employee

    • B. 

      Selling or renting a home

    • C. 

      Awarding a construction contract

    • D. 

      Admitting students to state universities

  • 8. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} Which of the following is not associated with the Black Power movement?
    • A. 

      Malcolm X

    • B. 

      Stokely Carmichael

    • C. 

      The Black Panthers

    • D. 

      The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

  • 9. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in which of the following?
    • A. 

      Housing

    • B. 

      Public accommodations

    • C. 

      Churches

    • D. 

      Private universities

  • 10. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} In Brown v. Board of Education, the doctrine of ___ relating to public education was finally overturned.
    • A. 

      Due process of law

    • B. 

      "all deliberate speed"

    • C. 

      Equal protection under the law

    • D. 

      "separate but equal"

  • 11. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} In the summer of 1964, thousands of white college students took part in ___.
    • A. 

      Riots in Northern cities resulting from racial tensions

    • B. 

      A demonstration in support of integrating Southern colleges

    • C. 

      A funeral procession for Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • D. 

      A campaign to register African American voters in Mississippi

  • 12. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} De jure segregation is segregation that results from ___.
    • A. 

      Laws

    • B. 

      Random chance

    • C. 

      Habit and custom

    • D. 

      Inequalities in education

  • 13. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} Appealing to many African Americans' anger and frustration over a lack of social and economic power, ___ preached a militant approach to civil rights.
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • B. 

      Malcolm X

    • C. 

      Medgar Evars

    • D. 

      Fannie Lou Hamer

  • 14. 
    A major turning point in the civil rights movement was marked by ___.
    • A. 

      The drifting apart of SNCC and SCLC

    • B. 

      The conversion of Malcolm X to orthodox Islam

    • C. 

      The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • D. 

      The assassination of Robert Kennedy

  • 15. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} One legacy of the civil rights movement that has been challenged in recent years is ___.
    • A. 

      Equal opportunity in housing

    • B. 

      Affirmative action programs

    • C. 

      Black participation in politics

    • D. 

      Separate but equal facilities

  • 16. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  Which of the following did President Nixon say would bring about "peace with honor" in Vietnam?
    • A. 

      The Vietnamization of the war

    • B. 

      The Americanization of the war

    • C. 

      The domino theory

    • D. 

      The Geneva Accords

  • 17. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} Why did Congress pass the War Powers Act?
    • A. 

      To allow military leaders more independence

    • B. 

      To prevent tragedies like the My Lai massacre

    • C. 

      To limit the president's authority to wage war

    • D. 

      To increase the president's authority to wage war

  • 18. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  In the early years of the war, a young man could automatically be deferred from the draft by ___.
    • A. 

      Getting married

    • B. 

      Enrolling in college

    • C. 

      Getting a job

    • D. 

      Becoming a conscientious objector

  • 19. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  What was the main purpose of introducing the "body count"?
    • A. 

      To persuade Americans that a Vietcong surrender was imminent

    • B. 

      To motivate U.S. soldiers to desire revenge

    • C. 

      To build antiwar sentiment in the United States

    • D. 

      To show that the war could not be won without U.S. involvement

  • 20. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  Which administration's efforts to mislead the American people were revealed by the publication of the Pentagon Papers?
    • A. 

      Richard Nixon's

    • B. 

      Lyndon Johnson's

    • C. 

      John Kennedy's

    • D. 

      Dwight Eisenhower's

  • 21. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} Which of the following statements best defines the domino theory?
    • A. 

      If one country falls to communism, others in the region will fall, too.

    • B. 

      Communism will topple the global economy.

    • C. 

      Communism will cause the fall of the United States.

    • D. 

      Socialist governments are a threat to freedom.

  • 22. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica}  ___ did not occur in 1968.
    • A. 

      The Tet Offensive

    • B. 

      The U.S. invasion of Cambodia

    • C. 

      The assassination of Robert Kennedy

    • D. 

      The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 23. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} Which statement best summarizes the opinion of Martin Luther King, Jr., about African-American troops in the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      He was happy and proud that these men could serve their country.

    • B. 

      He believed it was unfair that they were fighting for a country that treated them unfairly at home.

    • C. 

      He believed that the number of African Americans fighting was proportionate to the population.

    • D. 

      He believed that if African Americans displayed courage on the battlefield, they would earn civil rights at home.

  • 24. 
    In which of the following ways did the Vietnam War affect Americans' attitudes towards the government?
    • A. 

      Americans tried to change their government from representative democracy to Communis

    • B. 

      Americans lost confidence that those in government would tell the truth.

    • C. 

      Americans took new pride in their country’s reputation abroad.

    • D. 

      Americans worried that the United States would start another world war.

  • 25. 
    What happened to Vietnam after the US pull out in 1973?
    • A. 

      The North and South remained divided and at peace

    • B. 

      The North and South remained enemies, separated by a United Nations-controlled demilitarized zone

    • C. 

      The North became a Chinese puppet state; the South experienced continual violent rebellions.

    • D. 

      The North defeated the South and incorporated it under a communist government.

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