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APUSH UNIT 8

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APUSH UNIT 8

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  1. APUSH UNIT 8 1945-1980

  2. Themes to Unit 8 Cold War / Containment / United Nations Civil Rights Lyndon Johnson Great Society Korean Conflict Vietnam War Sun Belt Supreme Court Decisions Post War Economic Growth

  3. Key Terms for Unit 8 • Soviet Union • Communist Ideology • Mutual Coexistence (Détente) • Nationalist Movements (Asia, Africa, Mid-East) • Martin Luther King, Jr. • Brown v. Board of Education • Civil Rights Act; Voting Rights Act • Feminist, Gay, Lesbian Activists • Latino, American Indian, Asian Americans

  4. Key Terms Continued • Suburbs • Evangelical Christian Churches/ Organizations • Religious Conservatives

  5. The American Farmer, 1940–1993

  6. Population Increase, 1950–2000The Growth of the Sunbelt

  7. Growth of the Suburbs 1940-60/ and White Flight Begins

  8. The UN Holds Its First Session

  9. Churchill and the Iron Curtain Speech

  10. North invades South in June 1950 and gains land quickly

  11. MacArthur’s Ticker Tape Parade in 1951

  12. Conflict ends where it began 3 years earlier

  13. The Television Revolution

  14. McCarthy Making Accusations

  15. 1954 to 1964

  16. “The Problem We All Live With”

  17. Main US Highways, 1930 – 1970

  18. Defense Spending as a Percentage of GDP, 1950 - 1997

  19. The Race is On

  20. “The Best and the Brightest”

  21. The Cuban Missile Crisis

  22. How close did we get?

  23. Birmingham, Alabama---T.V. Changes everything

  24. Unconscious in Selma, Alabama1965

  25. The Rise of the African-American Vote, 1940-1976

  26. Newark, NJ 1967

  27. US Battle Deaths in Vietnam

  28. Napalm Bombing

  29. Tet Offensive Changes Everything

  30. “I knew from the start if I left a woman I really loved -- the Great Society -- in order to fight that bitch of a war in Vietnam then I would lose everything at home.”Lyndon Johnson

  31. My Lai Massacre 1968

  32. Kent State

  33. Pro-Affirmative Action

  34. Anti-Affirmative Action

  35. Gasoline Crisis of the 1970s

  36. US Hostages in Iran

  37. Ronald Reagan