Flashcards in MLK JFK Deck (92):
The 1960 election was between what two people?
John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon
What party was Nixon?
What party was Kennedy?
Who was JFK aggresive against?
Why did Khurschev build a wall in Berlin?
To restrict people from the Soviet sector from flooding into West Berlin
What group concluded JFK's gunman was alone - not a conspiracy
The Warren Commission
What was The Bay of Pigs invasion?
Unsuccessful attempt by the U.S. to train Cuban exiles to assassinate Castro
Why did JFK start the Peace Corps?
To help create economic progress in developing nations, and discourage their governments from turning communist
What was Kennedy's domestic agenda called?
The New Frontieir?
What greatly influenced the 1960's election?
What city was Kennedy assassinated in?
What Religion was Kennedy?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
What tarnished Johnson's presidency?
The Vietnam War
Who was Earl Warren?
The Chief Justice for the Supreme Court
What did Earl Warren do?
Make many landmark decisions during the 60s
What was the case Miranda vs Arizona responsible for?
Making sure police suspects must be reminded of their rights at the time of arrest
For the first time, the 60's election held a
People on radio thought that who had one?
People on television thought that who had won?
What was JFK's famous quote?
"Ask not what you can do for your counntry"
When was his famous quote said?
During his inaugurle adress
Was JFK better domestically or foreign?
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
Who did JFK marry?
What was U.S. Special Army Force that JFK authroized?
The Green Berets
What would the Green Berets help with?
Why was Khurchev forced out of power?
He had to publicly remove missile from Cuba
Where did the U.S. remove missels from?
When did Fidel Castro lead a communist takeover?
Who did Fidel Castro force out of power?
Was Fidel or Batista U.S. backed?
Who was in the limo with JFK?
Governor John Connaly
What state is John Connaly from?
What bullet do conspirasist believe caused so many wounds?
A magic bullet
What is a conspiracy?
A crime carried out by two or more
Where did the gunshots come from?
The Texas Book Depository building
What was the first moon mission called?
What was Niel's famous quote?
One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind
What was the name of the Soviets first sattelite?
Who was the first man in Space?
Who did America put in Space after the Russians?
Who was the first person to orbit earth?
Who was the younbgest elected president?
Who was the youngest to ever SERVE president?
What Supreme Court case desegregated schools?
Brown vs. Board of Education
Who were the Black Panthers?
Militant African American group who believed violence was necessary for black rights
Who used passive-non violent protesting?
Blacks boycotted buses in where?
Where did MLK give the "Ich habe ein Dream"
March on Washington
Who promoted a separatist, Black Nationalist philosophy as a way to get civil rights?
What court case established "separate but equal"?
Plessy vs Ferguson
What year was "Plessy v. Ferguson"
What did the Freedom Riders do?
End segregation on busses
What is defacto segregation
Matter of fact
What is De jour segregation
What did the "We shall over come speech" lead to?
65' voting act
What did 65' voting act do?
Let blacks vote
What did the March on washingotn lead to?
64' civil rights act
what did the 64' civil rights act do?
Gave citizenship to blacks
What was the Little Rock crisis?
When African Americans were trying to enter white schools
Who was the governor of Arkansas?
What did Orval Faubus do during the Little Rock Crisis?
Ordered troops to stop african Americans from entering
How many African Americans were trying to enter Little Rock?
What law did the Little Rock Crisis lead to?
Civil Rigth Act of 1957
What did the Civil Right Act of 1957 do?
Protect Black Rights to vote
Who was Alabams governer?
Did Wallace want segregation?
What did the Civil Right Act of 1964 do?
Made employers stop segregation
What was the Selma March?
African American march to gain voting rights
Why was one called "Bloody Sunday"
Because officers were brutily beating praying African Americans
What did the Civil Right Act of 1965 do?
Prohibits the right to vote
Why did the Watts Riots happen?
As a result of the Voting Rights Acts
Where was most violent Watts Riots?
What were the Watts riots?
Where rioters destroyed African neighborhoods for six days until thousands of soldiers came to end it
Who was the leader of Black Power?
Why didn't Malcolm know the X in his name?
Did Malcolm want to separate from "White Society"
How was Malcolm X killed?
Members of the Nation of Islam during a dispute
Who was MLK shot by?
James Earl Ray
What did the Camelot reference mean?
Picture perfect family, admired by millions
Why doesn't the New Frontier program succeed?
Unproductive relation with congress
Was Earl Warren conservative or liberal?
What did Mapp vs Ohio lead to?
Improper seized evidence cant be used at rtrial
What did Gideon v. Wainwright lead to?
Lawyers would be provided to any suspect free of charge if a lawyer could not be paid
What did Engel v. Vitale lead to?
State mandated school prayer in public school was banned
What did Escobedo v. Illinois lead to?
Defendant has a right to a lawyer during questioning
Who were the trained Cuban exiles called?
How many exiles were trained?
Where did Oswald flee?
What film captures Kennedy's assasination?
The Zapruder film