The quest to the White House in 1972 by Jimmy Carter began by becoming head of the
Democratic Governor's Campaign Committee. In 1974, he furthered himself by being
termed the campaign chairman of the Democratic National Committee. This position gave
Considerably more than a struggle of imperialist hostilities, World War II was also about blood
and soil. This ideology focused on two aspects of ethnicity, the blood descent of ancestors and the native
country from which they came. This philosophy would
After the Civil War, the North emerged as the center of Industrialization.
Consequently, during the last quarter of the 1800s, the United States had an outbreak of
previously unmatched growth and progress. The continent was filled
ostensibly with limitles
Republican national convention in 1968 occasioned intense rioting and large
The Civil Rights Act of 1968 dealt with voting rights.
The large-scale riots that garnered national at
Between 1970-2000, the International Ladies Garment Workers Union
the longest strike in American history.
focused all of its organizing activities outside of the United States.
moved most of its members to Mexico and Canada.
Alger Hiss was convicted of espionage.
Thomas Dewey was an aggressive and energetic campaigner in 1948.
In 1948, under pressure from civil rights organizations, President Eisenhower issued
Q uestion 1
Carpetbaggers held a disproportionate number of high political offices in southern state governments during Reconstruction.
Andrew Johnson was openly critical of the southern planter class