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Major Social & Political U.S. Movements During the Postwar Period Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Compared to other ethnic-right movements of the time, the Asian American movement in particular had the strongest fight against what?

Question 2 2. Which of these had the LEAST impact on the founding of the Asian American movement?

Question 3 3. What moment during World War II heavily encouraged Asian Americans to become more politically active once the war was over?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an important difference between the Beats of the 1950s and the Hippies of the 1960s?

Question 5 5. How were the Yippies different from the Hippies?

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Question 6 6. Movements like the Hippies stood against the American values established in the decade that followed _____.

Question 7 7. Passive resistance is also known as _____.

Question 8 8. Individuals who commit civil disobedient acts hope to see a _____ change?

Question 9 9. When the desegration laws for buses were not being enforced in 1961, _____ took place to protest the injustice.

Question 10 10. How are the Southern Manifesto, the resurrection of the Ku Klux Klan and birth of the White Citizens' Council connected?

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Question 11 11. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

Question 12 12. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 13 13. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 15 15. Why was the Stonewall Inn incident in 1969 significant?

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Question 16 16. Identify which of the following profiles benefited most from the work of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gloria Steinem.

Question 17 17. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

Question 18 18. Why did the Nineteenth Amendment have historic consequences for the status of female rights?

Question 19 19. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following can be seen as an impact of the assassination of Martin Luther King?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following violent events did the Civil Rights Movement face throughout the 1960s?

Question 22 22. What event is widely believed to be the point of origin for the gay rights movement?

Question 23 23. The gay rights movement is a social movement that emerged from which era?

Question 24 24. During the 1980s, which of the following became a leader in AIDS activism?

Question 25 25. The Asian American movement included many politically active youth, most of who felt they had a unique perspective to offer on what event of the time?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following issues did NOT contribute to the end of the 1960s counterculture?

Question 27 27. In what city did the sit-in of 1960 start?

Question 28 28. Which statement is true regarding the rise of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s?

Question 29 29. How were the Brown Power and the Red Power movements similar?

Question 30 30. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

Major Social & Political U.S. Movements During the Postwar Period Chapter Exam Instructions

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