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1

What is the explosion of population alled after WWII?

Baby Boom

2

What are Levitt Towns?

Small Towns designed for fast and cheap building.

3

Where were four students killed?

Kent State

4

How does a Buddhist Monk protest?

Burning himself.

5

Who refused to fight even though he was drafted?

Muhammad Ali

6

What did Vietnam use against us?

Guerilla Tactics, hid in innocent civilian towns,

7

What is prevalent among troops?

Drug Use

8

What was something other than the Vietnam War Protest?

Civil Rights Movement for rights of women and minorities

9

Who supported non-violence?

MLK

10

What did Marcus Garvey support?

Black pride

11

Malcolm X supported...?

Violence

12

What was the name of the militant black revolutionaries?

Black Panthers

13

"Make ___, not ____."

Love, War

14

What was significant about San Francisco and Haight-Ashbury Intersection?

HQ of hippies

15

Two important events in the 1960s?

Land on Moon (1969) and Woodstock (1969)

16

Most important Riots?

Ole Miss, Harlem, New Jersey, Watts, Detroit, UC Berkeley

17

Order of Assassinations?

JFK, Malcolm X, MLK, RFK

18

What did UC Berkeley riot about?

Vietnam War

19

Where is Watts located?

Los Angeles

20

What dance style in 1970s?

Disco

21

Iran-Contra?

Hostage Situation

22

What product/utility has shortage?

Oil

23

What was the Watergate Scandal?

Nixon bugged his opponents room.

24

What happens to Nixon after Watergate Scandal?

He resigns.

25

What happens to the economy?

Recession.

26

Why do people no longer trust the military or the government?

Vietnam, Watergate Scandel

27

Agent Orange?

Chemical used, caused deformations.