Chapter 39- May 9, 2011

Chapter 39- May 9, 2011 - • ²irst female justice was...

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After the Tet Offensive, the U.S. could not maintain support of the war Savings and loans institutions had gained popularity at the end of the 20th century Black Monday of October 1987 The Prague Spring of 1968 was seen as a negative foreign policy endeavor by Johnson as the USSR crushed the uprising against its communist regime Miliken v. Bradley said that in trying to affect racial integration in schools, people could not be bused across district lines A more restricted racial integration Phyllis ShlaFy was a woman who was against the ERA She was a mother of six and earned a law degree too The Cold War has 1989 as its close under the presidency of George H.W. Bush Perestroika was the term used by Gorbachev to describe the restructuring of Russia The War Powers Act (1973) limited America's involvement with ground troops The ±rst black Supreme Court Justice was Thurgood Marshall
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Unformatted text preview: • ²irst female justice was Sarah Day O'Connor ◦ Reagan's most important piece of legislation was supply-side economics • By cutting taxes for the rich and the middle class, the money trickled down ◦ to the lower classes A trade imbalance grew, the de±cit grew, and there was a larger split between ◦ the rich and poor The primary goal of the China Card was to force the USSR become closer with • the U.S. and helped ease the Cold War tensions Nixon went soft on Civil Rights issues to gain support from the south • Bull Weevels were this who left the Democratic party and tended to vote for ◦ the Republicans on the issue of Civil Rights Moscow boycotted the Los Angeles Olympics of 1984 • The Pentagon Papers came out in 1970/71 • Chapter 39- May 9, 2011 A.P. U.S. History May 9, 2011 14:14...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Aurora University.

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