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Study GuideHistory 109 – Fall 2016Exam 3Remember, Prezis from lecture are available on Canvas under Modules.Note: the final will be a little longer than exams 1&2.Be sure to read theinstructions carefully!Possible Identifications:On the exam, you will completeeightidentifications (chosen from a list of ten).Writing infull sentences, you must address the who-what-when-where questions, and veryimportantly you must also demonstrate the significance of each.Each ID will be worth fivepoints.Ping Pong Diplomacy-Problems solved withChina?Over a ping pong gameDon’t Ask, Don’t Tell-1990’s-Don’t ask if they’re gay don’t tell if you’re gay-Policy alienated people-Clinton’s credentials as a conservative southerner suffered because of this-credentials as a liberal suffered–and cost Clinton political capitalEnergy Crisis-1973 war that sold oil decided not to sell oil to places that support IsraelWe support Israel-oil embargo imposed by members of the Organization of Arab PetroleumExporting Countries (OAPEC) led to fuel shortages and sky-high pricesthroughout much of the decade-Gas prices tripledMcCarthyism--1950-Joseph McCarthy was a senator-Took the name tail-gator joe-Republican-He lied and said he had a list of 205 communists in the state departmentPeople were afraid to go against him because they didn’t want him to call them acommunist“Kitchen Debate”-1959-Soviet union sets up display in new York to show what soviet union is like (USdid the same is Moscow)-Did this because we didn’t understand how each other lived
-Helped us win the cold warGI Bill-From 1944 to 1949, nearly 9 million veterans received close to $4 billionfrom the bill’s unemployment compensation program.-Significance: the purpose of the act was to help the nation reabsorb millionsof veterans returning from overseas who had been fighting in World War II.-established hospitals, made low-interest mortgages available and grantedstipends covering tuition and expenses for veterans attending college ortrade schools-Provides unemployment pay-Pumped money into the economy and gave people upward mobility-People made/invented more things with money from this billBerlin Wall-1986-The fall of the Berlin wall in-This wall divided cities since 1961-Countries started speaking out against communism-Countries agreed to hold open elections-Was an opportunity for American businesses to relocate to these sovietcountriesPentagon Papers-Papers Nixon didn’t want released-Papers that showed our past presidents in a negative light-They got leaked anyways-1971 Supreme court rule the public had right to knowand papers werereleasedBay of Pigs-Was the 1962 missile crisis-Government wanted to overthrow castro-US didn’t like Cube being a communist country-Cuba had missilespointed at the US-we quarantine cuba so we couldn’t deliver our missiles-Cuba wanted missiles pointed at usMassive Resistance--1950s?-People who did not want change-A face of these people is George Wallace-In Virginia, they shut down schools to resist segregation-

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Term
Fall
Professor
Bowman
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History, World War II, Cold War, 109, University Of Kentucky

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