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STUDY QUESTIONS FOR FINAL EXAMINATION History 128.6 Spring 2011 The identification items and essay questions below provide you with an opportunity to review and ponder the readings, lectures and class discussions we have covered over the course of the semester. The final exam is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 3 May. It will be based exclusively on these identification items and questions. The exam will consist of five identification items and two essay questions. You may not bring any notes or outlines to the exam. Please do remember, however, to bring along blue books for the exam. CHRONOLOGY: Great Depression (1929-1941); WWII (1941-1945); Post-War Era (1945- 1970) -> suburbanization, growth of the middle class, GI bill, consumerism, cold wat, rights revolution; Economic Adversity (1970-1990)-> Oil Crisis, unemployment due to de- industrialization/ rise of service economy, rise of modern conservatism, AIDS crisis Section I: Identifications (5 on final exam) Identify the items below by describing who or what they are, and when and where they took place. In addition explain the historical significance of each item by establishing the historical context in which it exits. When ascertaining significance, make sure that you explain the political, social, economic and/or cultural consequences of the item. 1. Flint, Michigan Home of GM, the town suffered when more than 30,000 workers were laid off during the 1980s due to GM closing their plants. 2. Betty Friedan Author of the Feminine Mystique (1963) 3. GRIDS 4. Wagner Act 5. Policy of Containment 6. Great Society 7. GI Bill 8. 1968 Miss America Pageant 9. Civilian Conservation Corps
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10. Auto World 11. Fair Play Committee WWII era, has to do with Japanese internment;….. FIGURE OUT WHAT IT IS! 12. Levitown 13. Fallout Shelters 14. ACT-UP 15. Booker T. Spicely 16. Restrictive Covenants An obligation through a deed for the buyer of property to do or not do something. Used during suburbanization (1950s mainly) to prevent African American or other minority families from moving into white neighborhoods.
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