The textbook notes that in the 1960s, the economy was still plagued by
maldistribution of income.
Johnson's Great Society promised a "war on
Regarding the political rights of African Americans, the text describes the __________ as the single most important piece of legislation in the twentieth century.
Voting Rights Act
The right of the poor or indigent to legal counsel was guaranteed in the Supreme Court Case of
Gideon v. Wainwright.
The incident at My Lai demonstrated
frustrations and rage felt by American soldiers.
The Tet Offensive
crushed any remaining hopes of an imminent victory.
Malcom X was a leader of the
Nation of Islam.
Cesar Chavez concentrated on organizing and securing the rights of Latinos working
as migrant farm hands.
The "Pentagon Papers" revealed
that the government had been deceiving the American public about the course of the Vietnam war.
President Diem's unpopular rule was brought to an end by
his assassination at the hands of his own generals.