Jeopardy Review 1960 - 1970s








August of the 1961, the Soviets began building this project


What is the Berlin Wall?

the first men to walk on the moon in 1969?


Who were Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong?

Amendment  to the United States Constitution limited the minimum voting age to 18.


What is the 26th Amendment?

evacuate about 2,000 orphans from the country. In addition to over 110,000 Vietnamese refugees.

What is operation baby lift?

a partial nuclear meltdown which occurred at the power plant


What is 3 mile island?

alternative, egalitarian farms and homesteads in Northern California, Colorado, New Mexico, New York, Tennessee and other states


What is a commune?


Kennedy backed a U.S.-aided invasion of Cuba by rebels, with the purpose of overthrowing the government


What is the Bay of Pigs?


aimed at eliminating discriminatory hiring


What is the EEOC?

Republican Committee for the Re-election of the President (CREEP) were caught breaking into a Hotel and planting some bugs in the room.


What is Watergate?


case legalized abortion January 22, 1973


What is Roe V. Wade?

the first nuclear arms treaty which assumed real reductions in strategic forces to 2,250 of all categories of delivery vehicles


What is SALT II?

The “capitol” of the hippie movement, around 15,000 hippies moved here


What is Haight-Ashbury?

Kennedy’s social program

Unemployment benefits expanded

improve housing and transportation

water pollution control act

Food stamps for low-income Americans

expansion in school milk and school lunch distribution

promoted a project to land Americans on the moon


What is New Frontier?

a diminishing role for the U.S. military in Vietnam, training south Vietnamese


What is Vietnamization?

a permanent relaxation in international affairs during the Cold War


What is détente?


No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance


What is Title IX?


a bunch of anti-American Muslim militants stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran

What is the Iran Hostage Crisis?


20,000 hippies gathering in Golden Gate State Park


What is the Summer of love?


lasted 13 nerve-racking days and put the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and the world at the brink of nuclear war


What is the Cuban Missle Crisis?



gave U.S. President Lyndon B.  Johnson authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of “conventional” military force in Southeast Asia.

What is Tonkin Gulf Resolution?


Required government contractors to hire minority workers


What is the Philadelphia Plan?


the Supreme Court ruled that desegregation plans could not require students to move across school-district lines

What is the 1974 Milliken v. Bradley case?


They wanted to preserve the Communist government that had been established in the 1970s, and was collapsing


Why did the USSR invade Afghanistan?


On October 6, 1966, the state of California made LSD a controlled substance, making the drug illegal

This was the response?


What is The Love Pageant Rally?



pushing dangerous events to the verge of—or to the brink of—disaster in order to achieve the most advantageous outcome.


What is Brinkmanship?

He challenged Americans to eliminate the troubles of the poor.


What is the Great Society?


Trying to end the Warren Court – known for it’s liberal rulings, Nixon chose him to replace the retiring Earl Warren in 1969

Who was Warren E. Burger?


the final act of the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe held Thirty-five states, including the USA, Canada,  signed the declaration in an attempt to improve relations between the Communist bloc and the West.

What is the Helsinki Accords?


peace deal that Carter mediated

What is Israel peace accords?


The end of the hippie movement

What is Altamont Free Concert and Charles Manson?


Name three effects of the turbulent 1960's and the foreign issues upon American society.