OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: America Post-WWII Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Martin Luther King Jr.'s original name was:

Question 2 2. Why was Elvis popular with the youth in the 1950s?

Question 3 3. How did World War II rejuvenate the Civil Rights Movement?

Question 4 4. Why did the Nineteenth Amendment have historic consequences for the status of female rights?

Question 5 5. MLK was a social activist and a _____.

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Question 6 6. What was the major point of contention between groups of the women's movement?

Question 7 7. Why was there a baby boom after WWII?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT promoted by beatniks?

Question 9 9. What did the decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954' argue?

Question 10 10. Who was the leading Beat Generation author who wrote On the Road?

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Question 11 11. The Red Scare was a period of heightened fear of what?

Question 12 12. How did the outcomes of Native American occupation of Alcatraz differ from the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) boycott of grapes?

Question 13 13. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

Question 14 14. How are MLK and Rosa Parks connected?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was an important civil rights happening in 1957?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following violent events did the Civil Rights Movement face throughout the 1960s?

Question 17 17. Why did Rachel Carson write 'Silent Spring'?

Question 18 18. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

Question 19 19. Identify which of the following profiles benefited most from the work of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gloria Steinem.

Question 20 20. How did the views of radical feminists differ from that of the conservative movement?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Why was the Native American protest on July 4, 1971, at Mount Rushmore significant?

Question 23 23. Who was one of the leading figures of the Red Scare who became famous for making unfounded allegations of communist activity?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a profile of a person who was likely NOT fighting for equal rights during the 1960s and 1970s?

Question 25 25. Where was the 'beat' movement centered?

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Question 26 26. Which was NOT typically worn by beatniks?

Question 27 27. When the Civil Rights Movement began to fracture in 1966, which of the following groups arose?

Question 28 28. What Supreme Court decision originally nullified the idea of 'separate, but equal'?

Question 29 29. Which of the following describes the correlation between the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 30 30. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the postwar era?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: America Post-WWII Chapter Exam Instructions

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