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Civil Disobedience From 1954-1973: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were students who sought societal change called the 'New Left'?

Question 2 2. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

Question 3 3. Why was Nixon's win in the 1968 presidential election a pivotal time for Americans?

Question 4 4. Which of the following did the Great Society attempt to address?

Question 5 5. Why did the Great Society and its programs struggle to survive?

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Question 6 6. Why did the Tet Offensive cause a decline in the American public's confidence in the Vietnam War and the Johnson administration?

Question 7 7. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 9 9. How were the Yippies different from the Hippies?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an important difference between the Beats of the 1950s and the Hippies of the 1960s?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

Question 12 12. Why did Johnson pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 13 13. Which of the following issues did NOT contribute to the end of the 1960s counterculture?

Question 14 14. Which of the following fits the profile of the primary target of Medicare?

Question 15 15. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

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Question 16 16. President Lyndon Johnson's major legislative initiative was known as which of the following?

Question 17 17. Which of the following can be seen as an impact of the assassination of Martin Luther King?

Question 18 18. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was in Memphis at the time of his assassination _____.

Question 19 19. What was Sirhan Sirhan's possible motivation for assassinating Senator Robert Kennedy in 1968?

Question 20 20. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following describes the correlation between the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 22 22. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

Question 23 23. Who was the woman who touched off a maelstrom of national attention when she refused to sit in the back of a segregated bus?

Question 24 24. Analyze how the 'Weathermen' student movement organization differed from the Students for a Democratic Society student movement.

Question 25 25. Movements like the Hippies stood against the American values established in the decade that followed _____.

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Question 26 26. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 27 27. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

Question 28 28. All of the following were characteristic of 1960s countercultural movements EXCEPT _____.

Question 29 29. Why did Rachel Carson write 'Silent Spring'?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

Civil Disobedience From 1954-1973: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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