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HIS AT-11 63-70

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Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

In 1964 how did most Americans feel about their economic security?
a.
they were afraid the economy would fail
c.
they were optimistic
b.
they were uncertain
d.
they had given up hope
 

 2. 

What was the economic status of most inner city African Americans?
a.
they were optimistic
c.
they were unconcerned
b.
they were happy and hopeful
d.
they were pessimistic and in despair
 

 3. 

What was the attitude of young Americans about traditional values in America in the late 60’s?
a.
they actively challenged them
c.
they did not know what traditional values were
b.
they accepted traditional values
d.
they imitated their parents in most things
 

 4. 

Why did young white and black students go to the South in the summer of 64?
a.
attend the Woodstock concert in Virginia
c.
help to feed the poor in the inner cities of Michigan and Illinois
b.
help register southern black people to vote
d.
Spring Break
 

 5. 

Three civil rights workers, (Schwerner, Cheney and Goodman) were murdered in the summer of 64. What state were they in?
a.
Virginia
c.
Mississippi
b.
Arkansas
d.
Alabama
 

 6. 

There was a movement in which SNCC and other civil rights workers went south to help education African Americans and register them to vote. What was this event called?
a.
Freedom Summer
c.
The integration of schools in the South
b.
The Great March
d.
The March to Selma
 

 7. 

Which statement below is true?
a.
College students in the United States have always had the right of free speech
c.
College Students in the United States did not have the right of free speech prior to 1964
b.
College students in the United States do not have a right of free speech
d.
None of these statements is true
 

 8. 

What did the students at the University of California at Berkeley do in 1964 that was so important?
a.
they demonstrated for civil rights in the South
c.
they demonstrated for and won the right to free speech on University of California campuses
b.
they marched for women’s rights
d.
they fought for and won the right to a free education in California
 

 9. 

What motivated the U.S. to get involved in the war in Vietnam between the Communist North and the Catholic South?
a.
Americans liked Catholics better than Communists
c.
The U.S. was afraid that the Soviet Union might get control of Vietnam and have a confrontation with China that could lead to nuclear war
b.
The U.S. was afraid that if Vietnam went communist it would have a domino effect and the rest of Asia might also go communist.
d.
The U.S. had many economic interests in Vietnam and wanted to preserve it’s property there
 

 10. 

Who were Americans fighting in Vietnam?
a.
North Vietnam and Chinese soldiers
c.
Soviet advisors and the North Vietnam army
b.
The North Vietnam army and South Vietnam Vietcong.
d.
Chinese advisors and the North Vietnam army
 

 11. 

President Johnson wanted to help 40 million Americans living in poverty. What did he call this campaign to help the poor?
a.
The War on Poverty
c.
Freedom Summer
b.
The Civil rights campaign
d.
Medicare and Welfare
 

 12. 

When President Johnson took office after the death of President Kennedy, he created a series of programs to help the poor and reform America. These programs included Medicare, Medicaid and other programs to help the poor. What was this program called?
a.
The Square Deal
c.
Welfare reform
b.
The New Deal
d.
The Great Society
 

 13. 

What prevented most African Americans in the South from voting in the sixties?
a.
they did not have transportation to the polls
c.
they did not feel they had anyone to vote for that represented their interests
b.
they did not care about voting
d.
they were not registered to vote
 

 14. 

In the first Selma to Montgomery Alabama march about 600 civil rights workers marched and were beaten by the state police. In the second march hundreds of thousands marched. What was the march all about?
a.
voting rights
c.
housing
b.
poverty
d.
school segregation
 

 15. 

What did President Johnson do in response to the violence against the civil rights workers in the Selma March?
a.
Ordered all federal schools and the military to be integrated
c.
sent U.S. troops to integrate the Central High School in Little Rock
b.
Gave a speech before congress supporting the marchers and said, “We Shall Overcome?
d.
nothing
 

 16. 

What law did President Johnson sign in August of 64 in response to the March on Washington where Dr. King gave his famous, “I have a dream,” speech?
a.
The Civil Rights Act of 64
c.
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
b.
The First Amendment of the Constitution
d.
The I Have a Dream Act
 

 17. 

Many African Americans in the north expected the civil rights victories to change their lives in the inner cities of the north. This was called, “rising expectations.” What did the people of the inner cities do when their lives did not change?
a.
they moved west and south
c.
they rioted and looted the cities
b.
they did nothing
d.
they organized a protest march from Detroit to Washington
 

 18. 

In the beginning of his career, what relationship did Malcolm X want between blacks and whites?
a.
dependency
c.
separation
b.
reversed discrimination
d.
integration
 

 19. 

In what city did the Huey Newton and Bobby Seal start the Black Panther Party?
a.
Selma, Alabama
c.
Little Rock, Mississippi
b.
Montgomery, Alabama
d.
Oakland, California
 

 20. 

How did President Johnson’s Great Society effect the people of the inner cities in the U.S.
a.
increased civil rights in the North
c.
made their lives worse
b.
had very little effect on their lives
d.
made their lives better
 

 21. 

What was the “Counter Culture?”
a.
young people in the sixties who rebelled against traditional values
c.
a movement in favor of conservative values
b.
a movement in the sixties to bring culture back into the schools
d.
a movement in favor of traditional liberalism
 

 22. 

What organization did Betty Friedan help to organize?
a.
the National Rifle Association NRA
c.
the Civil Liberties Union NCLU
b.
the National Organization of Women NOW
d.
American Association of Retired People AARP
 

 23. 

In the sixties women copied the tactics of _________________ to make progress in women’s rights
a.
National Socialist Movement of the thirties
c.
the Communists
b.
the Civil Rights Movement
d.
the National Organization of Men
 

 24. 

A battle of attrition means to wait until the enemy becomes to weak to fight any longer. In the Vietnam war, who used the tactic of attrition?
a.
the U.S.
c.
the U.S. and the communist Vietnamese
b.
the North Vietnamese
d.
the U.S. and China
 

 25. 

What was the battle called where multiple South Vietnam cities were attacked, including the American Embassy in Saigon?
a.
the battle of Khe Sanh
c.
the battle of the Bulge
b.
the Tet Offensive
d.
the Gulf of Tonkin battle
 

 26. 

What battle was a military victory for the United States but a psychological victory for the Vietnamese communists because it caused Americans to loose faith that America was winning.
a.
the Mei Lai massacre
c.
the battle of Pork Chop Hill
b.
the Cho Sen Reservoir
d.
the Tet Offensive
 

 27. 

What did President Johnson tell the American people in March 31, 1968
a.
he would not run for president again
c.
he was switching parties to the Republicans
b.
he was going to be a candidate for president in 68
d.
the war in Vietnam was almost over.
 

 28. 

What group of Americans did most of the fighting in Vietnam?
a.
lower and middle class Americans
c.
older Americans
b.
college students
d.
Vets from the Korean War
 

 29. 

Which person below was NOT assassinated in the sixties?
a.
Martin Luther King
d.
Malcolm X
b.
John F. Kennedy
e.
William McKinley
c.
Bobby Kennedy
 

 30. 

What happened at the Democrat Convention in Chicago in 1968?
a.
there were riots because the convention nominated Richard Nixon
c.
the new left  rioted to provide a confrontation and call attention to their cause
b.
the new left rioted because the convention nominated Mayor Richard Daily
d.
the convention was relatively peaceful and nominated Hubert Humphrey as the Democrat candidate for president
 

 31. 

Who was elected president in 1968?
a.
Hubert Humphrey
c.
Jimmy Carter
b.
Lyndon Johnson
d.
Richard Nixon
 



 
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