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How did the launch of Sputnik lead to Kennedy's election?

promised to spend more on defense and education

2

What came out of the U-2 incident

embarrassment to the US

3

What was the US response to the alignment of Cuba with the soviets?

Us cut off diplomatic relationships with Cuba

4

what were the results of the Bay of Pigs invasion?

disaster
soldiers killed or jailed
trade embargo - still can't buy cuban products in the US

5

how was the Berlin crisis resolved?

built the Berlin wall
hotline to kremlin
keep west berliners out

6

what were the effects of the cuban missile crisis

removed missles
made soviets look bad
castro bans flights
cuban exiles were republican

7

what did the limited test ban treaty do

barred nuclear testing in the atmosphere

8

factors that led to kennedy's election

well organized campaign
youth candidate
debates on tv
cold war warrior

9

what did the government do about the economic recession

increased spending
reduced taxes

10

department of defense

more nuclear weapons and submarines

11

what did the government do about poverty overseas

peace corps
alliance for progress

12

peace corps

35,000 volunteers out of college
builds buildings in foreign countries

13

alliance for progress

brought some development and financial aid to latin america
doesn't relieve poverty

14

effect of the space race

increased spending on NASA
population in SW grow
new technology

15

kennedy's assassination

Dallas Texas
Lee Harvey Oswald

16

flexible response

prepare for a variety of responses
new containment strategy

17

tax cut bill

tax reduction
people spent more
increased tax revenue
lowered federal budget deficit

18

civil rights act

prohibited discrimination in public housing and jobs

19

economic opportunity act

one billion to youth programs to control antipoverty measures

20

VISTA

peace corps for america

21

Job Corps

free education and training to young people

22

Project Head Start

provides early education

23

elementary and secondary act

provided more than 1 billion to help schools purchase books

24

medicare

hospital insurance and low cost medical insurance for 65 +

25

medicaid

health insurance to welfare recipients

26

immigration act

non european immigrants settles in the US
ended the quota system
replaced with preference system

27

two people in the 1960 presidential election

Kennedy and Nixon

28

bay of pigs was an attempt to

overthrow castro in cuba by cuban exiles

29

first american to travel in space

alan shepard

30

Jack ruby

killed lee harvey oswald

31

bobby kennedy

kennedy's attorney general

32

the warren commission

looked at the assassination of JFK

33

JFK book

profiles in courage

34

hotline

established a direct connection between kremlin and the white house after cuban missile crisis

35

why would liberals favor the decisions in the supreme court

praise the warren court for expanded the constitutional protections of all americans