Review - Civil Rights & 1960s

Review - Civil Rights & 1960s - 13. Explain the...

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R EVIEW : C IVIL R IGHTS THE 1960 S 1. Compare and contrast Martin Luther King, Jr.’s philosophy and Malcolm X’s philosophy. 2. How did the decisions made by Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren impact people’s rights? 3. Explain the Supreme Court case of Brown vs. Board of Education ? 4. What happened at Little Rock High School in 1957? 5. Explain affirmative action. 6. Explain the significance of the Kennedy/Nixon debates of 1960. 7. Explain the significance of the Cuban Missile Crisis. 8. What was the New Frontier? 9. Why was the Berlin Wall constructed? 10. What was the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty? 11. Explain the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 12. What did President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society aim to attack?
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Unformatted text preview: 13. Explain the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Who gained full authority to conduct the war in Vietnam? 14. Why was the Vietnam War different from previous wars fought by the United States? 15. What was Vietnamization? 16. Explain the War Powers Act. 17. Summarize the following Supreme Court cases: a. Engel v. Vitale : b. Miranda v. Arizona : c. Gideon v. Wainwright : d. Mapp v. Ohio : e. Roe v. Wade : 18. Who was Cesar Chavez? 19. What were the goals of the Womens Movement? Who were the key figures of the Womens Movement? Name: ______________________________________ Period: _______ Date: ____________________ U.S. History & Government 11R Mr. Gallucci...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2010 for the course USH US History taught by Professor Mize during the Spring '10 term at West Point.

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