Essay on Ch 29 Civil Rights and Uncivil Liberties
1. The chapter introduction tells the story of a schoolgirl and a teacher to make the point that
D. the wrenching changes of the 1960s, which affected most Americans, grew out of the social trends and conditions of the 1950s.
2. Approximately what percentage of cotton was picked mechanically in 1960?
A. 50 percent
3. What finally pushed the Kennedy administration to commit to federal legislation to end segregation and protect voting rights?
D. the violent repression of nonviolent demonstrations
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4. The case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka concerned
C. racial segregation in public schools.
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12. The Immigration Act of 1965
B. abolished the national origins quota system.
13. Which city was NOT wracked by violence and rioting in the 1960s?
14. The Beatles had a powerful influence on American popular culture in all the following ways EXCEPT
C. popularizing lyrics with an activist social message.
15. What geographic reorientation of popular culture had occurred by the later 1960s?
A. the rise of the West Coast as trend-setter
16. In the election of 1964, President Johnson was opposed by the ruggedly handsome and refreshingly candid
B. Barry Goldwater.
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17. Which of the following musicians transformed himself from the quintessential folk protest artist into a major force in American rock music?
C. Bob Dylan
18. In which place, in 1969, did all the positive forces of the counterculture come together to celebrate peace, love, and freedom?
19. Which of the following civil rights organizations effectively used the nation's judicial system to implement lasting change in America?
20. Which of the following presented the most divisive issue the Kennedy administration had to face?
B. the civil rights movement
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21. Which of the following groups represented the