Final HIST157 Study Guide

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Final Exam Study Guide History 157 Final Exam Study Guide Fall 2008 A. Liberal Reform (under JFK and LBJ) 1. Contrast JFK's 1960s image and his legacy. 2. What is the Great Society and what movements did it draw upon? 3. What are examples of some legislation passed? 4. How successful was the Great Society - what are its legacies? 5. How and why did the Great Society fall apart? 6. What was the conservative or "white backlash" that replaced it? 7. How did JFK and MLK instill a spirit of idealism and optimism in the late 1950s and early 1960s America? B. "Blood Justice" 1. What was life like in Poplarville, MS, for both blacks and whites?
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2. What roles did the media and the federal government play in the case of M.C. Parker? 3. Why did the entire town - black and white - remain silent about the lynching? 4. Why was the town so leery of outsiders? 5. How did the lynching affect local and state politics? 6.
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