• Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/33

Click to flip

33 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
GI bill of rights
Servicemen's Readjustmane Act; established pensions and gov loans to veterans for education, businesses, or to buy a house or farm
Employment Act
Committed the government to promoting full employment and production.
Council of Economic Advisers
Federal agency created by the Employment Act of 1946 to counsel the president on exonomic policy
Taft-Hartley Act
Law that gave judges the power to end some, strikes, outlawed closed shop agreements, restricted unions political contributions, and require union leaders to swear they were not Communists
Committee on Civil Rights
Committee appointed by president Harry S Truman in 1946 to examine racial issues
Dixicrats
States Rights Part
J. Strom Thurmond
Dixiecrats party nominated this guy from south carolina
Henry Wallace
Former vice president
Thomas Dewey
Republicans nominated this governor
Fair Deal
Series of reform programs proposed by President Harry S Truman after the 1948 election
Oveta Culp Hobby
Eisenhower est the Department of health, education, and welfare under the supervision of texan....
Modern Republicanism
Name given to President Dwight D. Eisenhower's attempt to balance liberal domestic reforms with conservative spending during the 1950
automation
Use of machines to replace humans in production
George Meany
The AFL-CIO's first president
Highway Act
Law that provided money to create a national highway system
baby boom
A period when the baby population grew rapidly
Juvenile delinquency
antisocial behavior by the young
rock n- roll
Popular music introduced int he 1950s
Elvis Presley
rock leading talent
Brown v. Board of Education
Supreme court case that declared "separte by equal
George Meany
The AFL-CIO's first president
Thurgood Marshall
NAACP lawyer argued on Brown;s behalf
Little Rock Nine
African American student who entered the school
Rosa Parks
An African American seamstress, provided the NAACP with its opportunity
Montgomery Improvement Association
a group of local civil rights leaders, persuaded the community to continue the boycott
Martin Luther King
Baptist minister "I have a dream"
Civil Rights Act of 1957
A bill made it a federal crime to prevent qualified persons from voting
Felix Longoria
A mexican American soldier killed during WW2
League of United Latin American Citizens
Group formed in 1929 to lobby for Hispanic concerns and issues
Raloh Ellison
he published Invisible Man in 1952
beats
A small but influential group of writers and poets
Jack Kerouac
One of the best know beat works was written by_.
urban renewal
Program launched by the federal gov in the 1950s to replace old, run down inner city buildings