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Vietminh

Communist Vietnam nationalists

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Two China's

Mao Zedong communist takeover America refused recognition until 79

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Douglas MacArthur

In charge of Japanese reconstruction

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Flexible response

Kennedy policy, expanded military responses beyond nuclear power. Utilized green berets, exc

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The other America

Michael Harrington put spotlight on poor America 1962

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Great society

LBJ civil reforms, short term not liked, long term reform
Highway reform, enviernmental reform, immigration, black rights, women's rights ,

Civil rights act of 1964

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Rachel Carson

Silent spring, pesticides

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Selma to Montgomery

Bloody Sunday, March for voting rights

LBJ sends protective federal troops

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Malcolm x

Criticizes king as subservient to whites, advocates black violence, inspires black power

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Stokely Carmichael

New chairman of SNCC
BLACK POWER and racial separatism

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Black panthers

Black power , Huey Newton, bobby seale . Carry weapons

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Voting rights act of 1965

Partially triggers watts riots, (directly caused by arrest of black by police)
Six day riot

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King murder riots effect on whites

White backlash against civil rights movement/political votes

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Warren court

Proponent of individual rights
,
Liberal as f

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Baker vs Carr

Unconstitutional for rural preference in state legislation houses

Equal representation for all men, one man one vote

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Tom Hayden

Leader of SDS , voted and protested various university reforms and anti war shit

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Weathermen

Radical branch of SDS extremist,
Violent

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Alfred Kinsey

Scientist researched prevalence of taboo sexual patterns (gay, premarital sex, exc)

Contributed to changing attitudes concerning sex

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NOW

Betty Friedan (famine mystique, problem with no name)
Equal treatment for women

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EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT ERA

Supported by now , defeated as result of conservative scum

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Tonkin gulf revolution

Give president unabridged military power without congress

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Tet offensive

Turning point of American support of Vietnam as it is viewed as a tragedy on tv at home

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Peace talks

Deadlocked, no ground gained

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Hawks v doves

Hawks support war , viewed it as communism ,

Doves believe it was viet civil war

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George Wallace

Conservative candidate, criticized liberals in house of rep.

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Election of 1968

Showed American people's preference now for peaceful conservatism

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Vietnam under Nixon

Going in, Nixon had 500,000 troops and an unsupportive America.
Vietnamization, bombings, peace talks, armistice, detente

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Nixon doctrine

Future Asian allies would receive us support , but without ground forces

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SALT I

Treaty with soviets (thanks to chinese relations) to limit ballistic missiles and weapons of mass destruction

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The new federalism

Nixon domestic policy
Family assistance plan (defeated)
Shift domestic programs from federal to state levels

30 billion block grants to local governments

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Truman doctrine

Containment
Request for money to assist small countries of Greece and turkey against communism

American responsibility