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1st american in space

alan shepard

2

who killed kennedy's assassinator

jack ruby

3

program of american volunteers to go to developing nations and assist them

UNHCR

4

word for a clear indication that voters approve a prejudice plan

popular mandadte

5

a foreign aid program offering economic and technical assistance

alliance for progress

6

1st man in space

yuri gagarin

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what city was president kennedy assassinated in

dallas, texas

8

which group studied the kennedy assassination

the military group

9

who was the 1st man on the moon

neil armstrong

10

john kennedy's vision to explore uncharted areas of space and science

new frontier

11

which supreme court case mandated all suspects must be read their rights before questioning

the miranda case

12

which supreme court decision established the one person one vote principle for congressional districts

baker v carr

13

which state was lyndon baines johnson from

texas

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what law created the job for project headstart etc

economic opportunity act

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who was the 1st african american cabinet member

robert c. weaver

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what government programs provided health coverage for the poor

medicaid

17

what phrase summed up johnson's vision for america

the great society

18

what was the name of ralphnader's book advocating consumer protection

unsafe at any speed

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what was the name of the book that rachel carson wrote about environmental issues

silent spring

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which law prohibited discrimination based on sex, religion, national origin, and race

the civil rights act of 1964

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which government program provided health care for the elderly

medicare

22

who ran against johnson in the 64 election

barry goldwater

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what was the name of the supreme court ruling that ended school segregation

brown v. board of education

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name of kennedy's proposal that johnson pushed through after his assassination.

the civil rights and tax-cut bills