Chapter 19 US History

Why was the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 necessary?
It opened the borders for immigration and boosted the workforce

From his time in Congress, Johnson was known for his skills in what?
Military stragtegies

The Warren Commission concluded that
That JFK’s assassin was a lone killer

What injustice did the Equal Pay Act attack?
wages for working men and women

What did President Kennedy’s domestic agenda primarily fight?

As a result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,
the soviets gave some of their missiles to Cuba

As the result of the Cuban missile crisis, what happened to Khrushchev in his own country?
Khrushchev loss most of his power

The Alliance for Progress provided what kind of assistance to Latin American countries?
It provided economic assistance

The Warren Court often made rulings that…
aided civil rights, civil liberties, voting rights, and personal privacy

What was one result of the Great Society on the underprivileged?
it lowered poverty and developed the US industrially

Which group (or area) benefited from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act?
Poorer communities

The purpose of the Civil Rights Act was to…
end discrimination in voting, education, and public accommodations

The Warren Commission determined what about the assassination?
that Oswald was a lone killer

After the assassination, President Kennedy was succeeded by whom?
President Johnson

What effect did the Cold War have on the American space program?
it increased the tension slightly between the Soviet Union and the US

How did President Kennedy initially approach civil rights policies?
he made a timid approach towards civil rights

One component of President Kennedy’s New Frontier that was appealing to minorities was what?
the tax cuts on the middle-class

Kennedy prevented completion of missile bases in Cuba by approving a what?
blockade around the island

The Bay of Pigs invasion was an attempt to overthrow who?
Fidel Castro

What was the outcome of the Alliance for Progress?
it failed

Kennedy’s military policies encouraged, more funding for what?
defense on the home front

physical manifestation of Germany’s political division
The Berlin Wall

military strategy relying on both traditional and specialized units
Flexible response

revolutionary leader who instituted a communist regime in Cuba
Fidel Castro

President Kennedy’s vision for America
Kennedy’s New Frontier

program to provide basic health care to poor and disabled Americans

President Johnson’s social welfare plan
Great Society

group that investigated Kennedy’s assassination
Warren Commission

legislation that banned discrimination based on race or sex
Civil Rights Act

strategy used by President Kennedy to improve the economy
Deficit Spending

John F. Kennedy’s opponent in 1960
Richard M. Nixon

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