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American History, Civil War Era to the Present

by: Remington Haag Sr.

American History, Civil War Era to the Present HISTORY 102

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Date Created: 09/17/15
Cues Why the US went from isolationist to entering the war The escalation of the war with the Japanese Details on the escalation of the war with the Japanese Notes The Neutrality Act of 1939 Details I Proclaimed the US was neutral l Allowed cash and carry sale of arms I Forbade Americans to travel on belligerent ships Isolationism Definition l The belief that the US should stay out of foreign wars and problems A Main reason why the Japanese attached Pearl Harbor I They wanted the raw materials of the Dutch East Indies Malaya and the Philippines They thought the US Pacific Fleet The Revenue Act extended income taX to the majority of the US Population The Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944 was the first battle where Kamikaze pilots were used Summary An overview of how the US ended up getting involved in World War 11 Information on the US war in the Pacific front In the 1954 case NAACP lawyer Thurgood Marshall challenged the doctrine of quotSeparate but Equalquot True or False The Civil Rights Act of 1960 gave the federal courts power to register African American voters What was the SNCC and how was it formed True or False In 1946 Martin Luther King Jr produced the report quotTo Secure These Rightsquot banning racial discrimination in federal hiring practices and ordering desegregation of the armed forces What were the Freedom Riders Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka True The SNCC Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was created after several sit ins across the south The SNCC aimed to end the segregation of public accommodations and winning voting rights False President Truman did that In May 1961 blacks and whites sponsored by the Congress on Racial Equality boarded buses in Washington DC and traveled across the South to New Orleans to test federal enforcement of regulations prohibiting discrimination Describe the outcome of Kennedy39s Civil Rights Bill in 19 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed racial discrimination by employers and unions eliminated restrictions on AfricanAmerican voting and created the Commission to enforce the law True or False In 1965 70 of African Americans lived in city ghettos across the country As investigated by the Kerner Commission the raceriots in Watts New York and Chicago were spurred by what pleaded guilty to assassinating Dr Martin Luther King Jr in 1968 It banned racial discrimination in public accommodations gave the attorney general power to bring suits on behalf of individuals for school integration and withheld federal funds from stateadministered programs that practiced discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity True The Kerner Commission concluded that they were directed at a social system that prevented African Americans from getting good jobs and crowding them in the ghettos James Earl Ray The administration sought to block renewal of the Voting Rights Act and delay implementation of courtordered school desegregation in Mississippi What was the purpose of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 Established in 1961 the sent young volunteers to thirdworld countries to contribute their skills in locally sponsored projects True or False The Voting Rights Act of 1965 authorized the attorney general to appoint officials to register votes chairman of SNCC called for civil rights movements to be quotblackstaffed blackcontrolled and blackfinancedquot Nixon This Act barred discrimination against people with physical or mental disabilities Peace Corps True Stokely Carmichael Who were the Black Panthers The counterculture experimented with Eastern religions drugs and sex but were unable to establish a selfsustaining lifestyle in the San Francisco area On the Vietnamese new year 1968 the Vietcong attacked numerous cities and towns American bases and Saigon This action was more commonly known as the What was the purpose of Nixon39s quotNew Federalismquot The Black Panthers were selfstyled urban revolutionaries based in Oakland CA led by Stokely Carmichael Tet Offensive It was a fiveyear plan to distribute 30 billion of federal revenues to the states


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