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U.S. History questions?

Postby fychan97 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:05 am

Which was not a target of protest by the student movement of the 1960s?

racism
war in Vietnam
economic inequality
reducing college tuition's

What was the goal of the 1960s counterculture?

to emphasize the importance of protecting the environment

to reject the establishment and question the values of American society

to promote education and advocate for greater freedom of choice in schooling

to change fashion and music to more relaxed and innovative styles


Which focused least on opposition to the Vietnam War?

marches on Washington

riots at the Democratic National Convention

campus disturbances

gathering at Woodstock

Although Republican Richard Nixon ultimately won the presidency, it was the Democratic National Convention that characterized the election of 1968. What happened there?

Hubert Humphrey was nominated amid protests, the presence of the National Guard, and rioting.

Eugene McCarthy was nominated thanks to the efforts of Abby Hoffman and Jerry Rubin.

Lyndon Johnson was nominated to give continuity to leadership in Washington.

Richard Daly was nominated as a result of his forceful leadership in Chicago.

What was one reason for a sudden increase in tension on college campuses in 1970?

Nixon's decision to bomb Cambodia

increases in tuition and the cost of books

increases in enlistments in the military

Cambodia's decision to bomb Vietnam


Where were students killed as a result of campus unrest and National Guard intervention?

Birmingham State College

Maryland State University

Kent State University

Michigan State College

What author and book brought to light women's unhappiness with their roles and initiated the second wave of the women's movement?

Betty Friedan and The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir and The Feminine Mystique

Betty Friedan and The Feminine Mystique

Simone de Beauvoir and The Second Sex

What was the goal of the National Organization of Women (NOW)?

to see that women received college educations

to encourage men to be more supportive at home

to introduce and pass the Equal Rights Amendment

to bring true equality to women

ll of the following were achievements during the second wave of the women's movement except

Title IX.

Equal Pay Act.

ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

increased enrollment of women in medical school.

What issue did Roe v. Wade address?

Planned Parenthood

the rights of gays and lesbians

a women's right to privacy in controlling reproduction

the rights of American Indians


Which group best describes the change in the role of women and the structure of the family as the women's movement progressed?


(Points: 1)
Group A

Group B


What influenced some minorities to seek equal protection under the law during the 1960s and '70s?

student organizations advocating strongly on their behalf

changes in political leadership

the success of African Americans during the civil rights movement

increased financial support from corporations

What do these minority groups have in common?

Hispanic's

American Indians

gays & lesbians

the elderly

Asian American's

They were active with African Americans in the civil rights movement of the 1950s.

The United States Supreme Court declared them ineligible to sue the federal government.

They gained equal rights and opportunities in the decades before the civil rights movement.

They used the tactics of the civil rights movement to seek their own rights and protection in the 1960s and '70s.
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U.S. History questions?

Postby han » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:16 am

1. Which was not a target of protest by the student movement of the 1960s? reducing college tuition

2. What was the goal of the 1960s counterculture? to reject the establishment and question the values of American society

3. Which focused least on opposition to the Vietnam War?gathering at Woodstock

4. Although Republican Richard Nixon ultimately won the presidency, it was the Democratic National Convention that characterized the election of 1968. What happened there?Hubert Humphrey was nominated amid protests, the presence of the National Guard, and rioting.

5. What was one reason for a sudden increase in tension on college campuses in 1970?Nixon's decision to bomb Cambodia

6.Where were students killed as a result of campus unrest and National Guard intervention?Kent State University


7.What author and book brought to light women's unhappiness with their roles and initiated the second wave of the women's movement?Betty Friedan and The Feminine Mystique

8.What was the goal of the National Organization of Women (NOW)?
to bring true equality to women

9.All of the following were achievements during the second wave of the women's movement except ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.

10.What issue did Roe v. Wade address?a women's right to privacy in controlling reproduction

11.Which group best describes the change in the role of women and the structure of the family as the women's movement progressed?
Group B

12.What influenced some minorities to seek equal protection under the law during the 1960s and '70s?the success of African Americans during the civil rights movement

13.What do these minority groups have in common?They used the tactics of the civil rights movement to seek their own rights and protection in the 1960s and '70s.
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Postby collyer » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:25 am

Thanks!!
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Postby elton » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:34 am

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Postby aldric13 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 9:45 am

1. reducing college tutition
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