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What was Civil Rights Act of 1968?


  This act signed into law by
 President Lyndon B. Johnson
  provided for equal housing
opportunities regardless of race,
   creed, or national origin.


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     What was the Cold War?


   This was a name given to the
relations between the U.S. and the
Soviet Union in the second half of
  the 20th century which saw the
      buildup of nuclear arms.


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      What was containment?




This was a foreign policy designed
to stop the spread (domino effect)
of communism in Southeast Asia.


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        What was CORE?



This group was founded in 1942 by
James Farmer to coordinate a non-
  violent resistance movement to
          Jim Crow laws .


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 What was the Cuban missile crisis?

This was a confrontation between
 the Soviet Union and the U.S.
    over nuclear missiles the
Soviets had allegedly deployed to
             Cuba.



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         What was Detente?


  This is the name given to the
general reduction in the tensions
between the Soviet Union and the
United States that occurred from
 the late 1960s until the start of
            The 1980s .

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   What was the Domino Theory?



This was the belief that if one land
   in a region came under the
 influence of communists, then
       more would follow.


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      What was the GI bill?

This is what provided for college
  or vocational education for
 WW II veterans as well as one-
     year of unemployment
         compensation.


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            What was the
     Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?



This was an agreement in Congress
 that facilitated an increase of U.S.
  involvement in the Vietnam War



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       What is integration?




 This is the process of creating
equal opportunity to activities to
            all races.



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    What was the Iron Curtain?



   This is a western name for the
boundary which symbolically and
  physically divided Europe from
 the end of WWII until the end of
            the Cold War.
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        What is immigration?



  This is the movement of people
into a new country or political unit,
 resulting in a chance of personal,
        permanent residence.


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   What was industrialization?



This widened the gap between
   The rich and the poor.




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    What were Jim Crow Laws?



Laws requiring that facilities and
  accommodations, public and
 private, be segregated by race.



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       What was Levittown?



This was the first mass-produced
  suburb in the United States,
constructed on Long Island, NY,
        from 1947-1951.


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 What was March On Washington
           Speech ?

On August 28, 1963, this “I have
 a Dream” speech was given by
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who
 organized a massive march on
Washington to advocate for civil
             rights.

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      What is Medicare?



This is the US publicly funded
 health insurance program for
 the elderly and the disabled.


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       What is NOW?


This is an American feminist
group founded in 1966 that
 seeks to advance women to
  equal standing with men.



                               4,3
          What is OPEC?


    This is an international cartel
   developed in 1965 to stabilize
  international oil prices, oversee
petroleum imports and investments.


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         What was NAFTA?




  This is an agreement signed in
 1993 to reduce tariffs between the
United States, Canada, and Mexico.


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         What was SALT?


 This is the acronym for political
  Talks between the US and the
USSR regarding nuclear weapons.




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        Who is Steve Jobs?



 In the late 1970s his company,
Apple, developed and released the
   First “personal” company.



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     What is United Nations?


   This is an international
organization created following
  WW II to provide a way to
      negotiate disputes.



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        What was Vietcong?


  This is the name of the North
 Vietnamese group that was both
 official army and guerilla group
during the era of the Vietnam War.



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 What was the Truman Doctrine?



This was the guiding principle of
    American foreign policy
   Throughout the Cold War.



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