American History II Chapters 38 &39

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1

"Operation Rolling Thunder" was the code name for

American bombing raids on North Vietnam.

2

All of the following prominent leaders of the 1960s died by violent assassination except

George Wallace.

3

As a result of the Voting Rights Act of 1965,

black southerners gained new power in the region.

4

By the late 1960s, Black Power advocates in the North focused their attention primarily on

economic demands.

5

Regular American military forces first entered Vietnam in order to

foster political stability and prevent Ngo Dinh Diem's regime from falling to the communists. (Exam)

6

The "three P's" that largely explain the cultural upheavals of the 1960s are

population bulge, protest against Vietnam, and prosperity.

7

The Cuban missile crisis resulted in all of the following except

U.S. agreement to abandon the American base at Guantanamo.

8

The most serious blow to Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam policy

was the Tet offensive of 1968.

9

When the Soviet Union attempted to install nuclear weapons in Cuba, President Kennedy ordered

a naval quarantine of that island nation. (Exam)

10

John F. Kennedy's strategy of "flexible response"
called for a variety of military options that could

be matched to the scope and importance of a crisis.(exam)

11

Arrange the following events in chronological order: (A) Arab oil embargo, (B) Iranian hostage crisis, (C) fall of Saigon, (D) invasion of Afghanistan.

A, C, B, D

12

As a result of U.S. support for Israel in 1973 when it was attacked by Egypt and Syria,

Arab nations placed an embargo on oil to America.

13

In Griswold v. Connecticut, the Supreme Court declared a state law prohibiting the use of contraceptives unconstitutional based on

a declared right to privacy.

14

Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed by Congress in 1972 to

prohibit sex discrimination in any federally funded education program or activity.

15

The killings of college students at Kent State and Jackson State Universities occurred in connection with campus protests against

Nixon's invasion of Cambodia.

16

The guiding principle of President Carter's foreign policy was

human rights.

17

The effect of the Supreme Court ruling in Milliken v. Bradley that integration did not have to take place across school district lines was to

reinforce the division between poorer, minority inner city schools and nearly all white suburbs.

18

The Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade ruled that state laws prohibiting abortion were unconstitutional because they

violated a woman's constitutional right to privacy in her own person. (Exam)

19

The SALT II Treaty between the Soviet Union and the United States died in the Senate when the Soviets

invaded Afghanistan.

20

The Nixon Doctrine proclaimed that the United States would

require its allies to fight their own wars without large numbers of American troops.