Which was not a target of protest by the student movement of the 1960s?
war in Vietnam
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
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
Equal Pay Act.
ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
increased enrollment of women in medical school.
What issue did Roe v. Wade address?
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?
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?
gays & lesbians
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.