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President Kennedy's domestic program / legislative agenda was referred to as the ________.
New Frontier
The first African American to serve in a Cabinet post was ________.
Robert Weaver
_______ was the first man to walk on the moon.
Neil Armstrong
Government-sponsored health care for people living below poverty line is ________.
Medicaid
The Cheif Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court who was appointed by Eisenhower and serves through JFK and JBJ was _________.
Earl Warren
The way in which states draw up political districts based on changes in population is referred to as _________.
Reapportionment
________ ensures that all people are treated the same by the court system.
Due Process
__________ is the name given to Cuban exiles who were secretly trained and armed by the CIA.
La Brigada
The commission who investigated the assassination of President Kennedy was called the ________.
Warren Commission
A ________ is a general agreement.
Consensus
A project directed at disadvantaged children which allowed them to attend preschool programs like kindeegarten is _________.
Headstart
_________ put young people with high ideals to work in poor school districts.
VISTA
Government-funded health insurance for the elderly is ________.
Medicare
________ helped young unemployed people find jobs.
Job Corps
The program aimed at helping less developed nations fight poverty was, and still is the _________.
Peace Corps
_______ banned the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere.
Test ban treaty
The leader in the Soviet Union during this time was ______.
Krushchev
________ was the leader in Cuba who aligned his country with the Soviet Union.
Castro
On what month, day, and year was President Kennedy assassinated?
Nov. 22, 1963
Who, according to the Warren Commission, was stated to be the lone shooter?
Lee Harvey Oswald
Who shot Lee Harvey Oswald?
Jack Ruby
Where was Kennedy assassinated?
Dallas, TX.
The interstate system changed American life in all of these way except:
a. suburbanization
b. urban minimization
c. a new road culture
d. the creation of an automobile society
e. faster speed of travel
B.
President Eisenhower described his political beliefs as
A. conservative
B. Liberal
C. Progressive
D. Middle of the road
A. conservation
Activist measures Eisenhower took during his administration included all of these except:
A. increased government control over business
B. a reduction of spending on public housing
C. increased minimum wage
D. passage of the Feberal Highway Act
A. increased governement control over business
Truman won the election in 1948 with strong support from laborers, farmers, and
A. wealthy socialites
B. southern democrats
C. the new progressive party
D. African American
D. African Americans
In 1947 the conservative Congress ser out to curb the power of organized labor by passing the:
A. Fair deal
B. Federal Highway Act
C. Taft-Hartley Act
D. GI Bill
C. Taft-Hartley Act
The largest public works program in American history was the:
A. TV
B. GI Bill
C. Panama Canal
D. Federal Highway Act
D. Feceral Highway Act
All of these legislative proposals by President Truman built African America political supposrt except:
A. banning discrimination in state employment
B. ending segregation in the armed forces
C. a civil rights bill
D. issuing an executive order banning discrimination in federal employment
A. banning discrimination in state employment
The speech in which Nixon said the only gift he has ever recieved from a contribution that he kept was:
A. his cat named Domino
B. the dog named Checkers
C.the parakeet named Polly
D. the turtle named Tuttle
B. the dog named Checkers
_______ banned the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere.
Test ban treaty
The leader in the Soviet Union during this time was ______.
Krushchev
________ was the leader in Cuba who aligned his country with the Soviet Union.
Castro
On what month, day, and year was President Kennedy assassinated?
Nov. 22, 1963
Who, according to the Warren Commission, was stated to be the lone shooter?
Lee Harvey Oswald
Who shot Lee Harvey Oswald?
Jack Ruby
Where was Kennedy assassinated?
Dallas, TX.
The interstate system changed American life in all of these way except:
a. suburbanization
b. urban minimization
c. a new road culture
d. the creation of an automobile society
e. faster speed of travel
B.
President Eisenhower described his political beliefs as
A. conservative
B. Liberal
C. Progressive
D. Middle of the road
A. conservation
Activist measures Eisenhower took during his administration included all of these except:
A. increased government control over business
B. a reduction of spending on public housing
C. increased minimum wage
D. passage of the Feberal Highway Act
A. increased governement control over business
Truman won the election in 1948 with strong support from laborers, farmers, and
A. wealthy socialites
B. southern democrats
C. the new progressive party
D. African American
D. African Americans
In 1947 the conservative Congress ser out to curb the power of organized labor by passing the:
A. Fair deal
B. Federal Highway Act
C. Taft-Hartley Act
D. GI Bill
C. Taft-Hartley Act
The largest public works program in American history was the:
A. TV
B. GI Bill
C. Panama Canal
D. Federal Highway Act
D. Feceral Highway Act
All of these legislative proposals by President Truman built African America political supposrt except:
A. banning discrimination in state employment
B. ending segregation in the armed forces
C. a civil rights bill
D. issuing an executive order banning discrimination in federal employment
A. banning discrimination in state employment
The speech in which Nixon said the only gift he has ever recieved from a contribution that he kept was:
A. his cat named Domino
B. the dog named Checkers
C.the parakeet named Polly
D. the turtle named Tuttle
B. the dog named Checkers