Red Scare & Cold War
Civil Rights
Counter Culture
Reagan
Miscellaneous
100
The Red Scare of 1919 and the McCarthy Era of the early 1950's were periods of:
What is persecution of people suspected of holding anti-American political views.
100
Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights activists advocated for this specific style of protest.
What is non-violent civil disobedience.
100
This 1972 event contributed to the Counter-Culture's distrust of the American government.
What is the Watergate Scandal.
100
This way of thinking encouraged private investment through tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy.
What was Reaganomics.
100
This government program that aided veterans and helped the growth of suburbia in the 1950's.
What was the G.I. Bill.
200
This conclusion can be drawn from the era of the Red Scare and the Palmer Raids.
What is civil rights sometimes are compromised by the public's fear of radical political groups.
200
This protest is directly connected with Rosa Parks and her personal demonstration.
What is the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
200
Anti-conformity, pro-drugs, anti-government, were all core beliefs of this movement.
What is the Counter-Culture movement.
200
Allowing the Soviet Union to join NATO was NOT considered one of Ronald Reagan's military objectives. Name one military objective the Reagan hoped to achieve.
What was: 1. constructing an extensive anti-missile satellite system 2. destroying the the Soviet Union's ability to continue an arms race 3. offer military and economic assistance to communist nations that ended their membership in the Warsaw Pact
200
Children born to parents from 1947 to 1962 were known as this generation.
What were baby boomers.
300
Senator Joseph McCarthy became well known for what?
What is accusing and threatening anyone who was a Communist sympathizer.
300
Civil Rights leaders organized the March on Washington in 1963 for this reason.
What is to support the passage of new Civil Rights legislation.
300
When John Lennon stated "If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there would be peace" it reflected this about conformity.
What was the Counter-Culture's disgust with American conformity.
300
The "New Right" movement that helped to elect Ronald Reagan was spearheaded by this group of people.
What were fiscal conservatives.
300
Increased advertising, consumerism, and mass communication were all results of this new device everyone had to have in the 1950's.
What was the television.
400
The collapse of the Soviet Union occurred after the fall of what?
What is the Berlin Wall.
400
This amendment references the equal protection of law for all races and ethnicities.
What is the 14th amendment.
400
This 1970 protest gone wrong in Ohio led many citizens to believe that the government could not be trusted and did not have it's citizen's best interest in mind.
What was the shooting at Kent State University.
400
To President Reagan, "the focus of evil in the modern world" was:
Who was the Soviet Union.
400
This was the chief objective of President Lyndon John's Great Society programs.
What was to help the disadvantaged in the United States.
500
The Cold War pitted which two world superpowers against each other?
What are the United States and the Soviet Union.
500
President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent in federal troops to enforce integration at this location.
What is Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
500
Trusting elected officials was undermined after an influential leader resigned.
What was the Watergate Scandal with Richard Nixon.
500
These two policies were promoted by Gorbachev went along with the idea of freedom in East Berlin.
What were Perestroika and Glasnost.
500
This development in the industries of the United States has led to increased unemployment among unskilled workers.
What is automation.
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