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US History II – CH. 19

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Economic

The alliance for progress provided what kind of assistance to Latin American countries?

Declined in national politics.

As the result of the Cuban missile crisis, Khrushchev

Nearly 40 countries ended aboveground nuclear tests.

As a result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

Poverty

What did President Kennedy’s domestic agenda primarily fight?

Employment practices became fairer.

Which of these was a result of the Equal Pay Act?

Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in Kennedy’s assassination.

The Warren Commission concluded that,

Prosperity

Which of the following does Johnson say relies on the beliefs he lists?

The Special Forces

Kennedy’s military policies encouraged more funding for,

Relations between the US and Latin America did not improve

What was the outcome of the alliance for progress?

Fidel Castro

The Bay of Pigs invasion was an attempt to overthrow

Naval blockade

Kennedy prevented completion of the missile bases in Cuba by approving a

Americas refusal to recognize a divided Germany

What issue led to the construction of the Berlin wall?

Equality for all Americans

One component of President Kennedy’s new frontier was

Cautiously

How did President Kennedy initially approach civil rights policies

Competition with the Soviet Union spurred American space missions

What effect did the Cold war have on the American space program

Lyndon Johnson

After the assassination, President Kennedy was succeeded by

President Kennedy’s assassin acted alone

The Warren commission determined that

Fight discrimination based on race and sex

The purpose of the civil rights act was to

The Economic Opportunity Act

Which of these came first in Johnson’s war on poverty

Inner city schools

Which of these groups benefited from the elementary and secondary education act

The lives of many underprivileged Americans improved

What was one result of the great society?

Supported civil liberties

The warren court often made rulings that

He acted alone

What was the conclusion of the Warren commission about Lee Harvey Oswald’s role in the JFK assassination

The Berlin wall by the east and west Germany

What did the construction of the Berlin wall due to the country of Germany

To recognize the formal division of Germany and end the American occupation of West Berlin

What Khrushchev request did President Kennedy deny at their 1961 conference in Vienna

Compromise

From his time in Congress, Johnson was known for his skills in

Existing American immigration policies were discriminatory

Why was the immigration and nationality act of 1965 necessary?

Deficit spending, business tax credits, middle-class tax cuts, higher taxes on the rich

How did Kennedy jumpstart the economic growth of the late 1960s?

Berlin Wall

Physical manifestation of Germany’s political division

Flexible response

Military strategy relying on both traditional and specialized units

Fidel Castro

Revolutionary leader who instituted a communist regime in Cuba

New Frontier

President Kennedy’s vision for America

Medicaid

Program to provide basic healthcare to poor and disabled Americans

Great Society

President Johnson’s social welfare plan

Warren Commission

Group that investigated President Kennedy’s assassination

Civil Rights Act

Legislation that banned discrimination based on race and sex

Deficit Spending

Strategy used by President Kennedy to improve the economy

Richard M. Nixon

John F Kennedy’s opponent in 1960

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