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this 1954 agreement set to divide Vietnam temporarily and then reunify later
in April of 1961, the US began a poorly executed invasion of Cuba which becomes known as the what invasion?
former Harvard scientist who led the mind-expansion movement and condoned the use of LSD
first female member of the Supreme Court
the Berlin Wall fell in what year
Senator from AZ who was LBJ's opponent in the 1964 election
Democratic candidate in the 1988 election
This man was denied at Texas law school because he was black
field secretary of the NCAAP in Mississippi who was shot in 1963
true or false: Ike did nothing to change minimum wage law
US was selling weapons to Iran and was turning the profits to support a rebel group in Nicaragua; this became known as the what affair
Police Commissioner in Birmingham who made a deal with KKK; nicknamed Bull
lawyer in the Brown v Board case
offered federal block grants to the states to spend as they saw fit
true or false: the Tet Offensive really changed the American view of Vietnam
required that construction contractors on federal projects hire specific number of minority workers
banned gender discrimination in higher education
The Democratic candidate in 48 election
who wrote Feminine Mystique
appointed by US as president of South Vietnam
True or false: americans liked the fact that Ike was a war hero
The Republican candidate in '48 election
passed in 1947, this states that the US will give money to anyone willing to help the US stop Communism
How much of France's war bill in Vietnam was the US paying?
What European country was originally fighting in Vietnam?
Bush Sr's Vice Presidential candidate
the Republican candidate in the 1988 election
stationed at the US embassy at Moscow; read anything Stalin publicly says; institutes policy known as containment
in 1979 an accident at this Pennsylvania plant released a large amount of radioactive steam into the atmosphere
true or false: Ike liked social security
disciple of MLK and son of migrant farm workers who led a series of non-violent protests
Strom Thurmond of South Carolina was nominated in 48 by this group of southern Dems that didnt like Truman
in an attempt to rebuild Europe following WWII, the US put $13 billion into this plan
established by JFK to send young Americans to aid in poor countries
who appointed the first female member of the supreme court

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