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  1. XUS Final Review

  2. Team Quizzo • Betting Round included • Do not shout out answers • Scoring – the honors system • When we go over answers, lets talk about them a bit and answer the age old question “why is this important” • You may take notes by all means • Study over the weekend!

  3. Round 1 1. militant civil rights group formed to encourage separation of white and black communities 2. she wrote The Feminine Mystique 3.converted Muslim who aggressively fought for civil rights 4. group of students in Arkansas who integrated Central High School 5. invention that led to the standardization of society in the 1950s 6. policy that the US followed to stop the spread of communism

  4. 7. Aura that surrounded the Kennedy family 8. amendment that changed the voting age from 21 to 18 9. separation of the races in S. Africa; US showed disapproval with sanctions 10. major accomplishment of the Ford administration: meant to improve relations w/ the communist bloc 11. scandal during Nixon’s administration that proved the president was not above the law 12. Offensive during the Vietnam New Year that proved the Vietnamese were not about to give up; led to credibility gap

  5. Round 1 • Black Panthers • Betty Freidan • Malcolm X • Little Rock 9 • TV • Containment

  6. 7. Kennedy Mystique 8. 26th Amendment 9. Apartheid 10. Helsinki Accords 11. Watergate 12. Tet Offensive

  7. Round 2 • The Interstate Highway Act was passed during his administration • This liberal Supreme Court rendered decisions that often protected the rights of the accused • LBJ’s domestic program that was undermined by the Vietnam War • This man lost the very close 1960 election some say due to a televised presidential debate • An extension of the Cold War that included Sputnik and landing on the moon. • A general feeling of confusion and hopelessness felt by many towards the end of the 1970s

  8. 7. Nixon’s idea of turning the responsibility of fighting the Vietnam War over to the Vietnamese 8. The most glaring physical symbol of the Cold War 9. The energy crisis of the 1970s was created in large part due to… 10. The biggest nuclear accident in US history, contributed to lack of faith in using nuclear energy towards the end of the 1970s 11. The discovery of these wound up being the evidence that brought down Nixon during the Watergate Scandal 12. Secret US documents leaked to the NY times in 1971 that revealed instances of government secrecy, lies and incompetence in handling the Vietnam War throughout the 1960s

  9. Rnd 2 • Eisenhower • Warren Court • The Great Society • Nixon • Space Race • Malaise

  10. 7. Vietnamization 8. Berlin Wall • OPEC crisis • 3 Mile Island • White House Tapes • Pentagon Papers

  11. Round 3 1. This brought the US to the brink of Nuclear War during Kennedy’s administration, involved Castro and Khrushchev 2. Established by Kennedy, this group successfully helps 3rd world countries build all types of infrastructure 3. Government supplied health insurance for the elderly 4. Program of Kennedy’s that was designed to improve relations in Latin America 5. discrepancy between what the media reports and what the government says 6. Nixon expanded the Vietnam War into this country to disrupt the VC’s supply lines

  12. 7. A voter registration drive in Mississippi in 1964 that resulted in the murders of 3 civil rights workers 8. Many argue that Nixon’s greatest diplomatic achievements were opening up relations with these two countries 9.This was the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion within the 1st Trimester 10. This man won the 1968 presidential election by appealing to the “silent majority” 11. This act was a result of the recognition that the office of the president had too much power when administering/starting a war – it reversed the Tonkin Resolution 12. This agency was set up during Nixon’s administration and was later important in such places as Love Canal

  13. Round 3 • Cuban Missile Crisis • Peace Corps • Medicare • Alliance for Progress • Credibility Gap • Cambodia

  14. Round 3 7. Freedom Summer 8. Soviet Union and China • Roe v. Wade (1973) 10. Nixon 11. War Powers Act 12. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  15. Round 4 1. Reaganomics can be best describe by one of these two economic terms 2. to “keep up w/ the Joneses” Americans in the 1950s bought many goods. This is called… 3. He was president at the start of the Korean War 4. Landmark Supreme Court case that desegregated schools in 1954, reversed Plessy V. Ferguson 5. segregation by law 6. These individuals acted to enforce the integration of interstate busing in the South in 1961

  16. 7. The King of Rock and Roll, 8. Jack Kerouac wrote, On the Road, which became the most famous book of this generation 9. a baby was born every seven seconds at the height of the __________ _______. 10. First use of the phrase “black power” is attributed to him 11. His “The Other America” influenced LBJ’s War on Poverty 12. He became a leader of the civil rights movement when he organized the bus boycott in Montgomery, AL

  17. Round 4 • Trickle-down/supply-side economics • consumerism • Truman • Brown v. Board of Ed, Topeka, KS • De jure • Freedom Riders

  18. 7. Elvis 8. Beatnik generation (or beat generation) 9. Baby Boom 10.Stokely Carmichael 11. Michael Harrington 12. Martin Luther King Jr.

  19. Round 5 • Group who went after communists in entertainment industry during the early years of the Cold War • This failed invasion of Cuba led to an alliance between Castro and Khrushchev • This plan promised Europe $13 billion in aid so that nations devastated by WWII would not fall to communism • The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by this president • Huey Newton and bobby Seale are most readily associated w/ this group. 6. Secretary of state who promoted of “massive retaliation” and “brinkmanship”

  20. 7. MLK promoted this type of civil disobedience 8. Busing was an issue during integration; what president tried to appease whites by slowing down integration via busing? 9. The Interstate Highway Act led to the formation of these; (which depleted the tax base in urban areas) • This act, passed under Clinton, allowed moms/dads to stay home for 12 weeks with new babies without fear of loosing jobs • Massacre of approx 350 under 2nd Lt William Calley during the Vietnam War • This was the education policy of George W. Bush

  21. Round 5 • HUAC • Bay of Pigs • Marshall Plan • LBJ • Black Panthers • John Foster Dulles

  22. Non-violent • Nixon • suburbs • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) • My Lai 12. No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

  23. End of part I • Add up total point so far • Wager • Part I bonus question category: national landmarks

  24. What and Where is this?

  25. Part II -- Presidents Round – list in order 1. 1945-1953 9. 1989-1993 2. 1953-1961 10.1993-2001 3. 1961-1963 11. 2001-2009 4. 1963-1969 12. 2009-present 5. 1969-1974 6. 1974-1977 7. 1977-1981 8. 1981-1989

  26. Which president? 9. Monica Lewinsky scandal 10. “Read my lips; no new taxes.” 11. promised a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s 12. Decided to use atomic bombs to end WWII 13. Was president when the U-2 spy plane incident occurred 14. He was criticized for not handling Hurricane Katrina well 15. Opened up relations w/ China and the Soviet Union w/ the help of Henry Kissinger 16. “The Great Communicator” and “The Teflon President”

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  28. 2-Gardner is obsessed with her

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  32. 6 –what Civil Rights group

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  36. 10-what did they remember to do?

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  41. 15-Reaction to this young boy’s murder in 1955 galvanized the Civil Rights movement

  42. 16-election year

  43. 17-Where?

  44. 18-Who was killed here?

  45. 19-When?

  46. 20-When?

  47. 21-When?

  48. 22-When?

  49. 23-Who is shown?

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