Final Exam Review Key Terms: Worth 8 Points each . 8 of these terms will be on the exam. You will select 5 terms to complete. (40 points overall) Redlining Redlining is a practice that puts useful services, like financial help, out of reach for residents based on race or ethnicity. This is commonly seen in denial of mortgages, insurance, loans, and other financial services based on an individual’s qualifications. This practice impacts residents of minority neighborhoods and denies services to them as a whole. The Feminine Mystique The Feminine Mystique is a book written by American feminist, Betty Friedan. This book explored the frustrations that women had with their domestic live in the 1950s and 1960s. Throughout the book, Friedan argued that traditional housemaker roles for middle-class women were psychologically damaging and prevented them from gaining full capability of their lives. Double V Campaign The Double V Campaign was led by Pittsburgh Courier. This campaign advocated for the defeat of fascism overseas and the end of racism in the US in 1942 and disproved that the war was fought on American values. The significance of this campaign allowed Black Americans to see war as a tool to gain civil rights and pushed FDR to end racial discrimination in industry jobs. Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance, which happened throughout the 1920s and 30s, is a cultural movement that brought the music, specifically jazz, poetry, writing and forward-thinking African Americans to the forefront of American culture. The renaissance grew out the changes that took place in the African American community after the abolition of slavery and helped accelerate the end of WW2 where African Americans had fought alongside white Americans as equals. Stonewall Riot The Stonewall Riot was a series of violent protests that happened in NYC that was demonstrated by the LGBTQ+ community. The protests lasted for a week and this was caused because of an altercation between an officer and a lesbian.
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