Domestic Dreams and Atomic Nightmares 1953-1963 - Quiz

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1

Between 1947 and 1961, the national income increased by

60 percent.

2

Most funds provided by the Housing Acts of 1949 and 1954 were used for

slum clearance and building new office towers and apartments for affluent citizens.

3

In the 1950s, 25% of all women attending college

married before completing their degree.

4

The core of the ruling in Brown v. Board of Education was

separate was inherently unequal.

5

Rosa Parks courageously challenged the Jim Crow laws by

refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger.

6

Martin Luther King Jr. emerged as a leader of the civil rights movement as a result of the

bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama.

7

The writings of Rachel Carson helped launch

an environmental movement.

8

One of Kennedy's most popular initiatives was the

creation of the Peace Corps.

9

In the foiled and botched "Bay of Pigs" operation, Kennedy attempted to overthrow the government of

Cuba.

10

Kennedy forced a showdown with the Soviets over missiles in

Cuba.