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The ABCs of 20th Century America

Quiz by Phillip Helms

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  • Q1
    Established in 1949, NATO was designed to protect Western Europe from Soviet advances. What does NATO stand for?
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    New Atlantic Trust Organization
    North Atlantic Treaty Opportunity
    North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    North American Trade Organization
    20s
  • Q2
    Was a civil-rights group formed to give younger blacks more of a voice in the civil rights movement. SNCC soon became one of the movement's more radical branches. What does SNCC stand for?
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    Students of the Negro College Committee
    Students of the Neo-Colonial Coalition
    Strike Now Coordinating Change
    Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
    20s
  • Q3
    With the goal of redeeming ''the soul of America'' through nonviolent resistance, this group was established in 1957, to coordinate the action of local protest groups throughout the South and headed by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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    NAACP
    HUAC
    SCLC
    COFO
    20s
  • Q4
    An independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
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    NRA (National Recovery Administration)
    NSF (National Science Foundation)
    NEH (National Endowment of Humanities)
    NASA (National Aeronautics and Science Administration)
    20s
  • Q5
    Native American civil-rights activist organization, founded in 1968 to encourage self-determination among Native Americans and to establish international recognition of their treaty rights.
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    American Indian Movement (AIM)
    Native American Freedom Fighters (NAFF)
    Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
    Native American Federation of Treaty Administration (NAFTA)
    20s
  • Q6
    This organization is dedicated to 100% Americanism and targets African-Americans, immigrants, Catholics, and Jews for their vitriol and hatred.
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    KKK
    SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center)
    Nation of Islam (NOI)
    WBC (Westboro Baptist Church)
    20s
  • Q7
    Was created in 1938 to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens, public employees, and those organizations suspected of having communist ties.
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    Anti-Communist League (ACL)
    House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC)
    Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
    Americans Against Communism (AAC)
    20s

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