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6 Cards in this Set

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Neutrality Acts
Where:US>>Forgien Exchange
What: 1. Rise of violence by aggrssive nations.
2.Series of laws passed:
35:No arms sales to nations at war.
36:no loans to them
37:No trade at all unless "cash and carry"
3. Hurt weak countries who needed help.
When- June 6 1944
Where- Normandy
What-Largest Sea borne invasion, 3 mil troops. he Normandy invasion began with overnight parachute and glider landings, massive air attacks, naval bombardments. commencing the Western Allied effort to liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.
The UN
who: 50 Nations
when: april 1945
what:1. Failure of Leauge of Nations, desruction of ww1.tension from WW2
2. Countries meet and attempt to settle issues peacefully. Goals:Help international issues, stop wars.
big 5: US, GB, China, Ussr, France= Veto powers& permanate seat.
Zoot Suit Riots
Who: Mexican American youth, white sailors, police and city of LA.
When:june 1943
What: 1. CA>LA due to the war, mexican Americans were challenging segregation.
2 Week of racial riots:
White sailors attack zoot suiters, Night violence, Police Response> arresnt mexicans.
3. Navy banned from downtown LA and zoot suits were banned.
Who: US, 10 European countries, Canada
When: 1949
Where: US> Europe
What: 1 UN is divided because of USSR and US.
2. Collective security Pact = an attack on one is an attack on all. (Mutual Defense Pact)
3.USSR made the Warsaw Pact. in 1955
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Who: Brown, Board of Education, supreame court
When: 1954
Where: Kansas
What:The suit called for the school district to reverse its policy of racial segregation. Parents of Balck Children felt that the Seperate but Equal Law wasnt upholding and wanted to enroll their children into closer schools. The District Court ruled in favor of the Board of Education, citing the U.S. Supreme Court precedent set in Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537 (1896), which had upheld a state law requiring "separate but equal" segregated facilities for blacks and whites in railway cars.[7] The three-judge District Court found that segregation in public education has a detrimental effect upon negro children