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USA Presidents & Movements of the 1960s & 1970s Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an often-used criticism of Ford?

Question 2 2. Why is Ford a unique figure in the American presidential history?

Question 3 3. What action by President Ford was viewed as extremely unpopular in the United States?

Question 4 4. Which Amendment to the Constitution abolished slavery?

Question 5 5. Which Amendment to the Constitution granted African-Americans the right to vote?

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Question 6 6. When did the Civil Rights Movement peak?

Question 7 7. How did Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique impact the Women's Movement?

Question 8 8. Why did the Nineteenth Amendment have historic consequences for the status of female rights?

Question 9 9. Identify which of the following profiles benefited most from the work of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gloria Steinem.

Question 10 10. How did Richard Nixon's presidency end?

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Question 11 11. How did the break-in develop into a political scandal?

Question 12 12. Which of the following best describes the argument made by President Nixon, regarding the disclosure of White House tapes and executive privilege?

Question 13 13. How did the student movement change between the years 1960 and 1966?

Question 14 14. Which of the following issues led to the rise of the student movement of the 1960s?

Question 15 15. Analyze how the 'Weathermen' student movement organization differed from the Students for a Democratic Society student movement.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following describes the correlation between the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Question 17 17. The freedom rides, marches and sit-ins of the 1960s were forms of _____.

Question 18 18. How were the Black Power movement and the Black Panther Party similar?

Question 19 19. The conflict in Vietnam is comparable to which of the following conflicts?

Question 20 20. How did domestic support in the United States for the conflict in Vietnam collapse?

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Question 21 21. Why did the United States resort to sending ground troops to the conflict in Vietnam in 1965?

Question 22 22. What was the cornerstone of Carter's foreign policy?

Question 23 23. How was Carter different from most Democrats during his administration?

Question 24 24. Carter's domestic agenda generally was considered unsuccessful because:

Question 25 25. The Vietnam War was fought within what period of time?

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Question 26 26. The American strategy to make Nixon appear volatile and unpredictable so as to frighten the North Vietnamese into a truce was called:

Question 27 27. What was the name of the major operation launched by North Vietnam forces against South Vietnam and American forces throughout 1968? Hint: this helped the United States realize the war was not worth fighting.

Question 28 28. How did the Watergate scandal receive its name?

Question 29 29. How did President Richard Nixon's political career end?

Question 30 30. Which individual was NOT involved in the Watergate Scandal?

USA Presidents & Movements of the 1960s & 1970s Chapter Exam Instructions

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