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1

Literacy test and Immigration quotas

1917 and 1921 & 1924

2

Kkk

Revived in 1915, 4.5million members by 1924.

3

Women got the vote

1920

4

Prohibition

1920-1933

5

St Valentine's Day Massacre

1929

6

Walk Street Crash

October 1929

7

Bonus Army

1932

8

Lend Lease

1941

9

Hawley Smoot Tarrif

1930

10

Hoover Dam

1931

11

Emergency Relief Act

1932, $300million.

12

March on Washington:

1963.
250,000 people.
MLK.
Pressure Kennedy into civil rights bill.
The right to vote.

13

Greensboro sit ins:

1960.
By end of year lunch counters had been desegregated in 126 cities.

14

Brown v Board.

1954.
NAACP.
Linda Brown.
Warren ordered integrated schools.

15

Little Rock.

1957.
NAACP.

16

Freedom rides.

1961.
Birmingham.
200 arrested.
JFK had to step in.

17

Selma.

1965.
Voting rights march organised by MLK.
Authorities banned it, racist sheriff Jim Clark.
600 went ahead, brutally attacked, media coverage.
King led token march.

18

Voting Rights Act.

1965.
Johnson.
Govt. agents inspect voting, ended literacy tests.
5 major cities had black mayors.
Clark lost his job.

19

Montgomery bus boycott.

1955-56.
MIA MLK. Rosa Parks.
Bus company lost 65% income.
1956 bus segregation illegal.
King arrested twice.

20

Assassination of Martin Luther King.

1968.

21

SNCC more radical in what year?

1966, Carmicheal.

22

Race Riots.

1965-1967.
Poor relations between police and African Americans.

23

NOW.

1966.

24

Equal Pay Act:
Equal Rights Amendment Act:

1963-equal pay.
1972-exceptions removed.

25

Roe v Wade.

1973.

26

Supreme Court Ruling on Equal Rights.

1972 (contraception legally available to unmarried.)

27

Kennedy's reforms.

1960.

28

Great Society-Johnson's reforms.

Economic Opportunity Act 1964.
Medicare and Medicaid 1965.
The Development Act 1965.

29

First and second Civil Rights Act.

1. 1964. Johnson-illegal for govt. to discriminate in areas such as housing and employment.
2. 1968. Housing could not be sold or rented on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex.

30

What year did Hoover become president?

1929.