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The 1960 election was between what two people?

John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon

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What party was Nixon?

Republican

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What party was Kennedy?

Democrat

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Who was JFK aggresive against?

Khurschev

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Why did Khurschev build a wall in Berlin?

To restrict people from the Soviet sector from flooding into West Berlin

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What group concluded JFK's gunman was alone - not a conspiracy

The Warren Commission

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What was The Bay of Pigs invasion?

Unsuccessful attempt by the U.S. to train Cuban exiles to assassinate Castro

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Why did JFK start the Peace Corps?

To help create economic progress in developing nations, and discourage their governments from turning communist

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What was Kennedy's domestic agenda called?

The New Frontieir?

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What greatly influenced the 1960's election?

Television

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What city was Kennedy assassinated in?

Dallas

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What Religion was Kennedy?

Catholic

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Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?

Jack Ruby

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What tarnished Johnson's presidency?

The Vietnam War

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Who was Earl Warren?

The Chief Justice for the Supreme Court

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What did Earl Warren do?

Make many landmark decisions during the 60s

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What was the case Miranda vs Arizona responsible for?

Making sure police suspects must be reminded of their rights at the time of arrest

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For the first time, the 60's election held a

debate

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People on radio thought that who had one?

Nixon

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People on television thought that who had won?

Kennedy

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What was JFK's famous quote?

"Ask not what you can do for your counntry"

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When was his famous quote said?

During his inaugurle adress

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Was JFK better domestically or foreign?

Foreignly

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What was part of the deal to end the Cuban Missile Crisis?

The Soviets had to remove their missles from Cuba, while Kennedy pledged not to invade Cuba

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Who did JFK marry?

Jacqueline Kennedy

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What was U.S. Special Army Force that JFK authroized?

The Green Berets

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What would the Green Berets help with?

Gurellia War

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Why was Khurchev forced out of power?

He had to publicly remove missile from Cuba

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Where did the U.S. remove missels from?

Turkey

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When did Fidel Castro lead a communist takeover?

1959

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Who did Fidel Castro force out of power?

Batista

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Was Fidel or Batista U.S. backed?

Batista

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Who was in the limo with JFK?

Governor John Connaly

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What state is John Connaly from?

Texas

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What bullet do conspirasist believe caused so many wounds?

A magic bullet

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What is a conspiracy?

A crime carried out by two or more

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Where did the gunshots come from?

The Texas Book Depository building

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What was the first moon mission called?

Apollo 11

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What was Niel's famous quote?

One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

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What was the name of the Soviets first sattelite?

The Sputnik

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Who was the first man in Space?

Yuri Gagarin

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Who did America put in Space after the Russians?

Alan Sheppard

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Who was the first person to orbit earth?

John Glenn

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Who was the younbgest elected president?

JFK

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Who was the youngest to ever SERVE president?

Teddy Rosevelt

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What Supreme Court case desegregated schools?

Brown vs. Board of Education

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Who were the Black Panthers?

Militant African American group who believed violence was necessary for black rights

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Who used passive-non violent protesting?

MLK

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Blacks boycotted buses in where?

Montgomery, Alabama

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Where did MLK give the "Ich habe ein Dream"

March on Washington

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Who promoted a separatist, Black Nationalist philosophy as a way to get civil rights?

Malcolm X

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What court case established "separate but equal"?

Plessy vs Ferguson

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What year was "Plessy v. Ferguson"

1896

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What did the Freedom Riders do?

End segregation on busses

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What is defacto segregation

Matter of fact

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What is De jour segregation

by law

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What did the "We shall over come speech" lead to?

65' voting act

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What did 65' voting act do?

Let blacks vote

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What did the March on washingotn lead to?

64' civil rights act

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what did the 64' civil rights act do?

Gave citizenship to blacks

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What was the Little Rock crisis?

When African Americans were trying to enter white schools

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Who was the governor of Arkansas?

Orval Faubus

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What did Orval Faubus do during the Little Rock Crisis?

Ordered troops to stop african Americans from entering

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How many African Americans were trying to enter Little Rock?

9

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What law did the Little Rock Crisis lead to?

Civil Rigth Act of 1957

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What did the Civil Right Act of 1957 do?

Protect Black Rights to vote

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Who was Alabams governer?

George Wallace

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Did Wallace want segregation?

YES

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What did the Civil Right Act of 1964 do?

Made employers stop segregation

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What was the Selma March?

African American march to gain voting rights

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Why was one called "Bloody Sunday"

Because officers were brutily beating praying African Americans

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What did the Civil Right Act of 1965 do?

Prohibits the right to vote

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Why did the Watts Riots happen?

As a result of the Voting Rights Acts

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Where was most violent Watts Riots?

Detroit

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What were the Watts riots?

Where rioters destroyed African neighborhoods for six days until thousands of soldiers came to end it

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Who was the leader of Black Power?

Stokley Carmichael

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Why didn't Malcolm know the X in his name?

Slavery

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Did Malcolm want to separate from "White Society"

YES

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How was Malcolm X killed?

Members of the Nation of Islam during a dispute

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Who was MLK shot by?

James Earl Ray

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What did the Camelot reference mean?

Picture perfect family, admired by millions

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Why doesn't the New Frontier program succeed?

Unproductive relation with congress

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Was Earl Warren conservative or liberal?

Liberal

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What did Mapp vs Ohio lead to?

Improper seized evidence cant be used at rtrial

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What did Gideon v. Wainwright lead to?

Lawyers would be provided to any suspect free of charge if a lawyer could not be paid

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What did Engel v. Vitale lead to?

State mandated school prayer in public school was banned

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What did Escobedo v. Illinois lead to?

Defendant has a right to a lawyer during questioning

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Who were the trained Cuban exiles called?

La Brigada

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How many exiles were trained?

1400

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Where did Oswald flee?

Texas Theader

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What film captures Kennedy's assasination?

The Zapruder film

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What plaza was JFK assasinated at?

Dealy Plaza