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American History Ch 18

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  • Q1
    President Kennedy promised one of the goals of the New Frontier was to:
    cut back dramatically on military spending
    get the American economy moving again
    win the Cold War against the Soviet Union
  • Q2
    How did President Kennedy try to end the recession?
    creating social welfare programs
    lowering the minimum wage
    cutting taxes
  • Q3
    Critics of the Great Society complained that it:
    spent too little money
    helped only the middle class
    gave the federal government too much authority
  • Q4
    Kennedy established the Alliance for Progress in the Western Hemisphere to:
    offer economic and technical assistance to help Latin American countries improve their societies
    discourage the spread of communism
    replace the Monroe Doctrine
  • Q5
    Which of the following was not a goal of the New Frontier program?
    to empower big business
    provide aid to the poor
    cut taxes
  • Q6
    What did the Warren Commission decide about the Kennedy Assassination?
    the assassination had been authorized by the CIA
    Communist sympathizers had helped plan the assassination
    Kennedy was killed by one man who had worked alone
  • Q7
    What was the intent of the Immigration Act of 1965, which was passed during the Johnson administration?
    to eliminate quotas restricting immigration from certain countries
    to reduce the total number of immigrants to the US
    to increase the number of immigrants from northern and western Europe
  • Q8
    First American to sub-orbit the earth
    Alan Sheppard
    Miranda v Arizona
    Yuri Gagarin
  • Q9
    Police must inform you of your rights at the time of arrest
    Miranda v Arizona
    Yuri Gagarin
    Hot Line
  • Q10
    Banned nuclear testing in the air, but allowed testing in the ocean
    economic and opportunity act of 1964
    elementary and secondary ed act
    limited test ban treaty
  • Q11
    health insurance for welfare recipients
    voting rights act of 1965
  • Q12
    law passed to end the practice of requiring voters to pass literacy tests in the south
    great society
    voting rights act of 1965
  • Q13
    outlawed discrimination in public accommodations, housing, and jobs
    great society
    new frontier
    civil rights act of 1964
  • Q14
    VP Johnson was sworn in as President of the US
    hot line
    November 22, 1963
  • Q15
    first human to travel in space
    John Glenn
    Alan Sheppard
    Yuri Gagarin

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