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1

Alliance for progress

Series of cooperative aid projects w/ Latin American gov'ts

2

Bay of Pigs

US sent trained Cuban rebels to overthrow Castro
US failed to send air reinforcements

3

Cuban missile crisis

1962
Soviet equipment landed in Cuba and military construction was in progress

4

Due process

A judicial requirement that laws may not treat individuals unfairly

5

Great Society Entitlements

Johnsons campaign for civil rights and a strong economy

6

New Frontier

Kennedys agenda to increase aid to education, provide health insurance to the elderly

7

Nikita Khrushchev

New Soviet leader

8

One-man, one-vote
Separation of church and state

Shifted political power from rural neighborhoods to urban areas

9

Significance of 1960 election

First to have debates televised
JFK V Richard Nixon

10

Space race

Soviets v US regarding space technology & landing on the moon

11

Special Olympics

JFK's sister set up, began day camp

12

The other America

Michael Harrington 1962 claimed to be 50 million (??)

13

Warren commission

1964 investigating JFK death
Oswald, left some questions unanswered