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  • 1. 
    In 1964, the World's Fair was held in Flushing, NY
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In 1964, students, white and black from the North headed south to Mississippi
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The white and black students hoped to register black voters and established Freedom Schools
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In 1964, the KKK tried to prevent change from happening in the South
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The freedom of religion was not respected on many college campuses 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    800 students were arrested during a rebellion at the University of Californiaat Berkley 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    For many years, American advisors had been sent to South Vietnam to prevent a takeover by the communist North Vietnamese 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    40 million citizens lived below the income line by 1964
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lyndon Johnson's grand plan for America was called the New Deal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In Selma, Alabama, 97% of 15,000 blacks were not registered to vote. Most blacks were denied the right to vote. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights activists planned a march that took themfrom Selma to Birmingham , Alabama 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    On March 21, 1965, 3,200 people marched from Selma to MontgomeryFour days later, their were 25,00 people marching 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    On August 6, 1965, President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Malcolm X, a civil rights activist, had a separatist approach
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In 1966, the White Panther Party was founded by militants 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In 1967, in Detroit and Harlem and many other cities, 80 people died in urban riots that summer
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    JFK believed that more money was necessary in order to eradicatepoverty through the Great Society programs 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    British rock band the Rolling Stones created a song that became ananthem, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction." 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    San Francisco became the center of the counterculture movement 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Many people that were involved in the counterculture resorted to drugsspecifically, LSD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The birth control pill came about in the 1970s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The National Organization for Men was founded as a group that would aggressively fight for African american's voting rights
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Vietnam War was seen as a war of violence which would enablethe United States to win. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    As the United States grew frustrated by its inability to score victories overthe North Vietnamese and the Viet Cong, President Johnson and the USAdministration decided to add more men and more machinery intoVietnam. By 1967 up to 500,000 Americans were involved in the VietnamWar. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    On January 20, 1968, US Marines got involved in a battle with the SouthVietnamese in Kae Song
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The Vietnam War was fought by many in the upper economic classes as lower class college students were not going off to war
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The Tenth Offensive was a military defeat for the North Vietnamese, but a political victory for them. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    On March 31, 1968 Lyndon Johnson announced to the nation that hewould run for another term
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4,1968 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Robert F. Kennedy was the leading candidate for the Democratic Party'snomination for president 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Robert Kennedy was assassinated on June 5, 1968. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Riots occurred in the streets of Harlem during the Democratic PartyConvention in August of 1968
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Richard Nixon was elected the 37th president of the United States in November of 1968 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False