Cold War United Nations Chiang Kai-Shek Mao Zedong “China Lobby” Containment Doctrine George Kennan Marshall Plan National Security Act of 1947 Central Intelligence Agency NATO Berlin Airlift Warsaw Pact NSC-68 Servicemen’s Readjustment Act – 1944 GI Bill Coal Strike – 1946 Fair Deal Labor Management Relations Act – 1947 Progressive Party Thomas Dewey Korean War Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur HUAC The Hollywood 10 Alger Hiss Whittaker Chambers Richard Nixon J. Edgar Hoover Klaus Fuchs Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Joseph McCarthy Red Scare Adlai Stevenson Dwight D. Eisenhower Sputnik NASA National Defense Education Act
John Foster Dulles “Massive Retaliation” “Brinkmanship” Shah of Iran Gammel Abdel Nasser Suez Crisis Fidel Castro Hungarian Revolution Nikita Khrushchev U-2 “Military Industrial Complex The Bay of Pigs Berlin Wall Cuban Missile Crisis Leonid Brezhnev Dominican Republic 50’s Life Baby Boom Keynesian Economics “The escalator clause” “Levittown” Dr. Benjamin Spock, Baby and Child Care Conformity William Whyte Jr. , The Organization Man David Riesman, The Lonely Crowd “Beats” Allen Ginsberg Jack Kerouac, On The Road J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye Michael Harrington, The Other America “Culture of Poverty” Urban Renewal” Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 1954 Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896 “With all deliberate speed” “Massive Resistance” Rosa Parks SCLC Jackie Robinson Federal Highway Act, 1956 Army-McCarthy Hearings Dixiecrats 1960’s Televised presidential Debates, 1960 New Frontier Peace Corps “The Kennedy Round” Lee Harvey Oswald Warren Commission Report Kennedy Legacy The Great Society Senator Barry Goldwater Medicare and Medicaid Office of Economic Opportunity Head Start Food Stamps Housing Act of 1961 Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1965 Immigration Act of 1965 Greensboro Sit-Ins SNCC CORE Freedom Rides SCLC
James Meredith Birmingham “Bull” Conner Gov. George Wallace “I Have A Dream” Freedom Summer Selma, AL. Civil Rights Act of 1965 (Voting) De Jure and De Facto segregation Affirmative Action Watts Black Power Black Panther Party Black Muslims Malcolm X Eugene McCarthy Robert Kennedy James Earl Ray Richard Nixon Crisis of Authority New Left SDS Port Huron Statement Free Speech Movement Mario Savio “Weathermen” Kent State Counterculture Teach ins “The whole world is watching” Protests at Chicago Democratic Convention “Hippie” “Sexual Revolution” Woodstock Beatlemania American Indian Movement – AIM Indian Civil Rights Act
Wounded Knee Marielitos Cesar Chavez – UFW “chicanos” La rasa unida Bilingualism Stonewall Riot Gay Liberation Front New Feminism The Feminism Mystique by Betty Friedman NOW ERA Roe v. Wade Griswald v. Connecticut Richard Nixon “Checkers speech” Vietnam Ho Chi Minh Dien Bien Phu The First Indochina War Vietminh Geneva Conference Ngo Dinh Diem Vietcong Buddhist Demonstrations Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Quagmire Robert McNamara Ho Chi Minh Trail Pacification Program Teach ins Tet Offensive My Lai Massacre Nixon – “Peace with honor” Vietnamization Cambodian Invasion Kent State Daniel Ellsberg The Pentagon Papers Peace is at hand” “The Christmas Bombing” Ho Chi Minh City War Powers Act 70’s and 80’s SALT I Spiro Agnew Helsinki Conference OPEC Shuttle Diplomacy Henry Kissinger Relations with China Ping Pong Diplomacy Watergate CREEP “Cover-Up” “What did the president know? ” “Executive Privilege” Tapes Saturday Night Massacre “Smoking gun” Stagflation Gerald Ford Pardon “Malaise Speech” EPA Love Canal Three Mile Island Jimmy Carter Panama Canal Turnover Camp David Accords Ayatollah Khomeini Invasion of Afghanistan “sunbelt” Evangelicalism Billy Graham Moral Majority Jerry Falwell New Right The Reagan Coalition
Neo-conservatives Nancy Reagan Teflon President Supply-side Economics Or Reaganomics Strategic Defense Initiative Reagan Doctrine Granada Sandanistas / Contras Iran Contra Affair Muammar al-Quaddafi Sandra Day O’Connor Geraldine Ferraro 1988 to present George Bush “No New Taxes” Gulf War Desert Storm Saddam Hussein William Jefferson Clinton NAFTA Hillary Clinton Bosnia Newt Gingrich “Contract with America” 911 War in Iraq Patriot Act Essay Questions The Size, character, and effectiveness of the organized labor union changed significantly during the late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century.
Apply this statement to the following periods: 1870-1915 1915-1935 1935-1950 Analyze the influence of the following on American-Soviet relations in the decade following the Second World War: Yalta Conference Communist Revolution in China Korean War McCarthyism How do you account for the appeal of McCarthyism in the United States in the era following the Second World War? To what extent did the decade of the 1950s deserve its reputation as an age of political, social, and cultural conformity? What accounted for the growth between 1940 and 1965 of popular and governmental concern for the position of blacks in American society?
There are people who suggest that President Eisenhower was “cautious in . . . international affairs. ” Assess the validity of this statement in regard to policies toward Korea, Vietnam, the Suez Crisis, Iran, Israel, and the Soviet Union. “Reform movements of the twentieth century have shown continuity in their goals and strategies. ” Assess the validity of this statement for the following pairs of reform movements. Progressivism and the New Deal Woman’s suffrage and post-Second World War Feminism The New Deal and the Great Society Although the 1960s are usually considered the decade of greatest achievement for black civil rights, the 1940s and 1950s were period of equally important gains. ” Assess the validity of this statement. Analyze the changes that occurred during the 1960s in the goals, strategies, and support of the movement for African American civil rights. “Foreign affairs, rather than domestic issues, shaped Presidential politics in the election year of 1968. ” Assess the validity of this statement with specific reference to foreign and domestic issues. “1968 was a turning point for the United States. To what extent was this an accurate statement? In your answer, discuss the following. National Politics Vietnam War Civil Rights Compare and contrast the “New Left” and the “counter-culture. ” In what ways did they overlap? Account for the rise of the Native American movement at this time in history. Compare and contrast the “new feminists” with women’s movements of the past. Evaluate the effectiveness of this movement since early Colonial days. Evaluate the role of each president in Vietnam: Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford. Discuss in terms of their objectives, politics, strategies, and outcomes.