United States History II Final Exam Review

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  1. Which group was founded specifically to address the grievances of women that were not adequately addressed by the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
  2. If one country falls to communism, others in the region will fall, too was the
  3. One accomplishment of the ___ was bringing about a federal ban on segregation in all interstate travel facilities.
  4. Conservatives placed the blame for the increasing permissiveness in society on campus rebels and the .
  5. Which doctrine relating to public education was overturned by the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education?
  6. The first organized movement by African Americans to fight segregation was the Montgomery, Alabama,
  7. gave the U.S. president broad military powers in Vietnam
  8. Nixon’s visit to ___ in 1972 to begin normalizing relations was a reversal of previous American policy established in 1949.
  9. In the early years of the war, a young man could automatically be deferred from the draft by ___.
  10. The Kennedy family reminded many Americans of the romantic and optimistic vision presented in the Broadway musical
  11. The unofficial capital of the counterculture movement was
  12. Medicare provided greater health benefits for
  13. President Truman threatened to ___ striking workers to prevent strikes from crippling the nation.
  14. ___, founded by Tom Hayden and Al Haber, charged that corporations and large government institutions had taken over America.
  15. to stop East Germans from fleeing to West Berlin the soviets built the
  16. The Camp David Accords were an agreement between ___ and Israel.
  17. A ___ is a large corporation that owns a number of smaller companies.
  18. After the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the effects of ___ became an increasing concern to many Americans.
  19. In the 1970s, La Raza Unida focused its efforts on electing ________ to public office.
  20. The first Earth Day, celebrated in 1970, was a response to the growing concern over effects of
  21. the main purpose of introducing the ________ was to persuade Americans that a Vietcong surrender was imminent
  22. Under the philosophy of realpolitik, what was the most important consideration in formulating a relationship with another country?
  23. During the 1950s, ___ jobs declined.
  24. The first politician to skillfully use the new medium of television was
  25. The Indian Education Act gave greater control over the education of Native Americans to
  26. Goldwater’s call for the use of nuclear weapons against Cuba and Vietnam helped elect ___________
  27. The Civil Rights Act of 1968 banned discrimination in
  28. In the 1950s, both the beat movement and rock ’n’ roll were viewed as forms of
  29. In the 1968 presidential campaign, which of the following candidates would a dove most likely have favored?
  30. One legacy of the civil rights movement that has been challenged in recent years is
  31. The vast majority of new homes in the 1950s were built in the ___ .
  32. Which administration’s efforts to mislead the American people were revealed by the publication of the Pentagon Papers?
  33. The following was the proposal of NIxon's ____________ plan. Give state and local government more control over how federal dollars were spent
  34. What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 enable federal officials to do?
  35. The Supreme Court case ordering that all suspects must be read their rights before questioning was
  36. In 1973, the OPEC nations cut off their supply of ___ to the United States.
  37. “White flight” involved the mass exodus of white Americans from the nation’s
  38. President Carter’s foreign policy was marked by a commitment to ___.
  39. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a founder and the first president of the ___.
  40. groups that was intended to benefit the most from the Great Society programs
  41. President Nixon made a special appeal to the ___________________ to win support for his war policies.
  42. What has been the most lasting effect of Watergate?


  1. A major turning point in the civil rights movement was marked by the assassination of
  2. revealed the U.S. had no plans for ending the war as long as the North Vietnamese continued to fight?
  3. The members of the counterculture movement were mostly ________ college youths.
  4. The Great Society program that played a key role in the “war on poverty” was the
  5. The event that was most responsible for Chvez’s group gaining negotiating power was
  6. The main purpose of ________ was to enable the United States to fight limited wars around the world
  7. The invasion of ___ set off the first general student strike in U.S. history.
  8. The ___________________ was the term given to the growing youth movement of the 1960s.
  9. Lyndon Baines Johnson, who became president when Kennedy was assassinated, was an
  10. What contributed to the end of the Cuban missile crisis?
  11. What were the demonstrations organized by the American Indian Movement designed to do?
  12. According to the Kerner Commission, what was the main cause of urban violence?
  13. Which of the following affirmed the legality of racial segregation and prompted the passage of Jim Crow laws?
  14. Nixon encourage discontented Democrats to vote for him as part of his ___________________.
  15. Csar Chvez used nonviolent means to organize Mexican-American
  16. On which right did Native American groups focus in the 1961 Declaration of Indian Purpose?
  17. After World War II, the United States aided ___ in its efforts to keep control of Vietnam.
  18. The U.S. government established the ___ to set and enforce pollution standards.
  19. De jure segregation is segregation that results from ___.
  20. A decisive factor in the election of 1960 was television coverage of the
  21. ___ enabled North Vietnam to send troops to South Vietnam.
  22. What city did the North Vietnamese capture that caused South Vietnam to surrender?
  23. Why was Ford’s “Whip Inflation Now” program unsuccessful?
  24. The reapportionment of election districts shifted political power from _________ areas.
  25. After investigating the assassination of JFK, the Warren Commission concluded that ___________ acted alone
  26. President Kennedy asked Lyndon Johnson to be his running mate in 1960 in part to help him win key states in the
  27. Unsafe at Any Speed was a best-selling book that alleged a widespread neglect for safety in the
  28. ended quotas based on nationality
  29. In the event known as ___, Nixon ordered Attorney General Richardson to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate break-in.
  30. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made segregation illegal in
  31. President Nixon adopted a policy known as ___ in order to reduce the size and power of the federal government
  32. ___ did not occur in 1968.
  33. Appealing to many African Americans’ anger and frustration over a lack of social and economic power, ___ preached a militant approach to civil rights.
  34. The conservative reaction to the counterculture helped propel ______ into the White House.
  35. Most this supply line was located outside the borders of Vietnam.
  36. ___ was the United States’ main goal in Vietnam.
  37. ___ served as the commander of U.S. troops in Vietnam.
  38. Phyllis Schlafly became well known for her efforts to defeat the .
  39. The modern feminist movement became more organized and focused after the passage of the .
  40. This murder of more than 200 innocent Vietnamese villagers by U.S. troops shocked Americans when it was finally revealed to the public.
  41. One of the benefits that the GI Bill of Rights offered to returning veterans was ___.
  42. When Nixon resigned, ___ became president.
  43. The main purpose of the War Powers Act was to restrict the power of the
  44. a concentration of urban African Americans in slum areas is an example of what kind of discrimination
  45. What was the main type of pressure exerted by the Montgomery Improvement Association in response to segregation on buses?

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