History Quiz / Period 8 1945-1980 (A.R, F.L, P.S)

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The ______ was a longtime dictator of the Soviet Union from 1924-1953
The ______ metaphor for the dividing line between the West and the Soviet Union. Coined by Winston Churchill in a March 1946 speech delivered in Fulton, Missouri.
The ______ was the thirty-third President. Served 1945–1953. Help found the United Nations and pushed for the Marshall Plan.
The ______ program proposed by George Marshall in 1947. Supplied $13 billion to Western Europe, enabling its postwar economic boom and ending the threat of mass starvation.
A major crisis in the early Cold War. From June 1948 to May 1949, the Soviet Union blockaded the West’s land access to Berlin. President Truman responded by _______ in supplies.
A military alliance called _________ formed by the Western Allies of World War II to deter Soviet aggression.
The _____ was a collective defense arrangement similar to NATO, to protect the Eastern block from Western aggression. It also served to solidify Soviet control over Eastern Europe.
The _____ was Lasted from 1947 to 1956. A period of social anxiety and paranoia concerned with communist infiltration throughout society.
The ________ founded in 1938 to root out alleged subversives. Associated with the Hollywood blacklist of the Second Red Scare, as well as Alger Hiss.
_______ was the thirty-seventh President. Served 1969–1974. Vice President under Eisenhower.
_________ Senator from Wisconsin (1947–1957). The face of the Second Red Scare, his baseless accusations and dramatic flare attracted major media attention.
_______ the thirty-fourth President. Served 1953–1961. A former five-star general, used the nickname Ike.
________ was a political scandal sparked by Nixon operatives burglarizing the Democratic Party National Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1972.
________ is a federal health insurance for Americans 65 or older, along with some younger people with disabilities.
A _______ is a series of domestic programs proposed by Lyndon Johnson, expanding on Kennedy’s stalled New Frontier proposals. Aimed to expand civil rights and eliminate poverty.
_______ is a social safety net program that provides healthcare for low-income Americans.
The ________ is a 1962 political manifesto by the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS); called for an expansion of democratic participation.
The _______ is a socialist, black nationalist organization founded in 1966. Famous for their uniforms and for openly carrying firearms.
_________ Initially associated with the Nation of Islam, he broke with it in 1964. Assassinated in 1965 by three members of the Nation of Islam. Best remembered for his emphasis on
The _______ often considered the greatest American speech of the twentieth century, it was given by Martin Luther King Jr. on August 28, 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial.
The ________ is an open letter written by Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963, defending the strategy of nonviolent resistance.
______ was activist in the Civil Rights Movement. Famous for refusing to give up her seat to a white person in defiance of segregation.
The ______ Laws that enforced segregation, primarily but not exclusively in the South
______ A landmark Supreme Court case that held segregation of public schools was unconstitutional.
Thirty-sixth President. Senate Majority Leader 1955–1961. Vice President 1961–1963.
An August 1964 Congressional resolution authorizing the president to wage war in Vietnam without a formal declaration of war.
A political scandal sparked by Nixon operatives burglarizing the Democratic Party National Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1972. The burglars were arrested, and an
Also known as the ERA. A proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have guaranteed equal rights regardless of sex. By 1977, it had been ratified by 35 of the 38 states
A landmark civil rights law that outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, nationality, religion, and sex. It prohibited racial segregation.
A 1961 effort by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to register African-American voters throughout the South.
A commission established by President Johnson to study the 1967 race riots. Concluded the riots had been caused by frustration among African-Americans due to lack of economic oppor

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