Chapter 29, Civil Rights, Vietnam, and the Ordeal of Liberalism

One of the chief obstacles in John Kennedy’s presidential bid in 1960 was his

In the 1960 presidential election results
none of these answers are correct

In 1961, President John Kennedy saw most of his legislative success in he area of
tariff reductions

Regarding the assassination of President John Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald was shot and killed while still in custody

The Warren commission investigation of the assassination of President John Kennedy concluded
Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone

Lyndon Johnson was similar to John Kennedy in his use of
active use of power

The 1964 election saw
Lyndon Johnson receive a larger plurality than any other candidate before or since

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson’s Medicare program
was similar in design to the social security system

Only weeks after taking office, President Lyndon Johnson declared war on

The Johnson’s administration’s Office of Economic Opportunity
included a controversial community action program

The Housing Act of 1961 provided federal finds for all of the following except
the construction of low income public housing

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
All of these answers are correct

The Immigration Act of 1965
eliminated rules that gave preference to immigrants from Northern Europe

Great Society reforms
contributed to the greatest reduction in poverty in American history

In February 1960, the “first sit in” demonstration protesting segregation was held at a
lunch counter

In the early 1960’s the primary membership of the SNCC
was college students

In 1961, the “freedom riders” sponsored by CORE attempted to
force desegregation of bus stations

In 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was murdered the same day
George Wallace tried to prevent black students from enrolling in the University of Alabama

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech
was given during the largest civil rights demonstration in the nations history to that point

Legislation to prohibit segregation in all public accommodations was proposed
by Kennedy and approved by the Johnson administration

The 1964 murder of civil rights activist Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and James Chaney
implicated local law enforcement officials in the crime

All of he following was a part of the 1965 civil rights march in Selma, Alabama except
the resignation of governor George Wallace

The Civil Rights Act of 1965 primarily focused on the issue of
voting rights

In 1965, the first major race riot in the US since World War II took place in
Los Angeles

In the summer of 1967, racial conflicts in the United States
None of these answers are correct

In the 1960’s, the philosophy “Black Power”
called for an increased awareness of racial differences

In 1965, Malcolm X
belonged to the Nation of Islam for a time

In 1961, President John Kennedy believed the major struggle against communism in the future would be waged in
the Third World

All of the following actions were initiated by President John Kennedy except
the CIA plan to overthrow Fidel Castro

During the Bay of Pigs operation, President John Kennedy decided to withhold
military air support

The 1961 Vienna summit between the United States and the Soviet Union
saw Soviet Premier Nakita Khrushchev make a veiled threat of war

The 1962 Cuban Missile crisis saw the
Unite States order a navel and air blockade of Cuba

The Cuban missile crisis ended after President Kennedy agreed to
not invade Cuba

The correct chronological order for the following events is
Bay of Pigs, Vienna summit, Berlin Wall, Cuban Missile Crisis

In 1961, President Lyndon Johnson’s first major foreign policy test came during a crisis in
the Dominican Republic

George Kennan stated the “most disastrous” undertaking in the United States involved

Under the terms of the 1954 Geneva Conference accords, Vietnam was
to hold elections in 1956

In 1956, the United States interest in Vietnam were cancelled because
A pro Western government in South Korea refused to hold them

In 1956, the United States interest in South Vietnam
had made the country a recipient of large amounts of American aid

The National Liberation Front was
also known in the United States as Viet Cong

In 1963, the overthrow of South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem
was supported by the Kennedy administration

At the the beginning of 1964, the Lyndon Johnson administration
inherited a substantial American commitment to maintain South Vietnam

The 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution was in response to
alleged attacks by North Vietnamese torpedo boats on American destroyers

The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
gave President Lyndon Johnson wide latitude to escalate the conflict

In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson responded to an attack on Pleiku by
by bombing North Vietnam

In 1967, the number of American troops in Vietnam had surpassed

In Vietnam, the American military “attrition” strategy
None of these answers are correct

In the Vietnam War, the “Ho Chi Minh Trial” was
continually moved by the North Vietnamese

In Vietnam, the American “pacification” strategy
was replaced by more heavy handed “relocation” strategy

In January 1966, highly publicized hearing airing criticisms of the war were staged by
Senator William Fulbright

In 1967, President Lyndon Johnson responded to the mounting inflation at home by
raising the Federal Reserve Interest rate

All of the following statements regarding the 1968 Tet offensive are true except
It saw Saigon fall to the communists

The 1968 Tet Offensive
All of these answers are correct

The 1968 Democratic candidate for president was
Hubert Humphrey

The assassin of Robert Kennedy had been angered by Kennedy’s
statements in favor of Israel

In 1968, anti war protestors at the Democratic convention in Chicago
were attacked by police in a bloody riot

In 1968, George Wallace ran for president
based on a variety of conservative grievances

In the 1968 presidential campaign, Richard Nixon called for
stability and national law and order

The 1968 presidential election results were
extremely close

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