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how long did the cold war last-
46 years (1945-1991)
he was the king of rock and roll-
elvis presley
he was the first manager to intergrate when he hired jackie robinson to play in the formely all-white roffesional major leager-
branch rickey
this ended in 1991 when the soviet union broke up into seperate countries-
cold war
he said, “i am not a cook”-
richard nixon
americas first mass-produced suburb of similar, affordable houses for mostly white young familys with simialr life stules-
livittan
wbhat did jonas salk discover?-
polio vaccene
he said “honey i forgot to duck”
- ronald reagen
this was started because iraqs dictator saddam hussien invaded kawait. the united states and other united nations troops expelled the iraqi forces from kuwait in an aerial and hundred-hour ground war-
persian gulf
he said, “read my lips, no new taxes”-
goerge bush
us policy after WWII of attemting to prevent the soviet union from expanding its world influence and control
- policy of containment
he said, “we will bury you.” -
soviet promier cruschive
economic system in which the states own and control all goods and gives them to them to the people-
communism
the invisible boundary between soviet- controlled eatsern euprope and the free western countries-
iron curtain
the last two states to join the union-
hawaii and alaska
how long did the cold war last-
46 years (1945-1991)
he was the king of rock and roll-
elvis presley
he was the first manager to intergrate when he hired jackie robinson to play in the formely all-white roffesional major leager-
branch rickey
this ended in 1991 when the soviet union broke up into seperate countries-
cold war
he said, “i am not a cook”-
richard nixon
americas first mass-produced suburb of similar, affordable houses for mostly white young familys with simialr life stules-
livittan
wbhat did jonas salk discover?-
polio vaccene
he said “honey i forgot to duck”
- ronald reagen
this was started because iraqs dictator saddam hussien invaded kawait. the united states and other united nations troops expelled the iraqi forces from kuwait in an aerial and hundred-hour ground war-
persian gulf
he said, “read my lips, no new taxes”-
goerge bush
us policy after WWII of attemting to prevent the soviet union from expanding its world influence and control
- policy of containment
he said, “we will bury you.” -
soviet promier cruschive
economic system in which the states own and control all goods and gives them to them to the people-
communism
the invisible boundary between soviet- controlled eatsern euprope and the free western countries-
iron curtain
the last two states to join the union-
hawaii and alaska
who were james watson and francis crick? -
scientis who discovered dna
he denied haveing a scandalouse relationship withe the white house-
bill clinton
economic system in whihc the people won good and businesses and buy and sell in a free market-
capitalism
why is dolly famous
- she was s heep that was the first adult animal clone
what was the political slogan of the president dwilght isenhouwer-
i like ike!
the divided communist controlled northk korea and deomocratic souith korea -
the 38th parallel
wher were thousands of chinese students who demonstrated for political and economoical reform
- tienanamm square
he denied knowing about the iran-contra affair
- ronald reagan
he reduced the size and spending of the federal government -
ronald reagan
name at least one way in which black voeters, especailly in the south, were discouraged from voting -
poll taxes, literacy tests, violence
she attacked the women’s liberation movement because she belived that a woman’s primary role was as a wife and mother -
phyllis schlafly
he champion human rights and home and abroad -
jimmy carter
he spoke out for pwoer through respec, black nbationalism, and hte use of force if provoke -
malcolm x
he outraged people when they saw his police force abuse peaceful protesters with attck dogs and fire hoses
- bull conner
what amendemt ruled that blacks could vote -
15th
where were the federal troops calsed in when the little rock nine tried to integrate central high schol -
little rock, arkansas
a person who sill not serve with the millitary due to the conviction that fighting is morally wrong
- conscientious objecter
which supreme court decision ruled the spareat e but equal was legal -
plessy v. feruson
he successfully argued against segregation before the supreme court
- thurgood marshall
he sent troops to kuwait during the first persain gulf war-
george bush
which supreme court decision declared segregation unconstitutional-
brown v.s board of education
where did the year-long bus boycott occur-
montgomery, alabama
four student were shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard -
Kent State
who was assinated while running for president
bobby kennedy