Friday, January 23, 2009

Democratizing 20th Century America Midterm Review

Democratizing 20th Century America
Midterm exam review

Harry Truman
Dwight Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
Barry Goldwater
George Wallace
Eugene McCarthy
Vietnam War (History of, key events, antiwar movement)
Warsaw Pact
Ideological Realignment
Two Days in October
Eyes on the Prize
Battle for America’s Schools
Ngo Diem
Mao Zedong
Chiang Kai Shek
Ho Chi Mihn
Pentagon Papers
Bay of Pigs Invasion’
Cuban Missile Crisis
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Plessy v. Ferguson
Brown v. Bd of Ed
Golf of Tonkin Resolution
Mattachine Society
Winston Churchill/Iron Curtain
Covert action
Japanese Internment
Limited Test Ban Treaty
Free Speech Movement
Black Power Movement
Civil disobedience
Red Scare
Joseph McCarthy
Civil Rights Act/title VII
Truman Doctrine
Marshall Plan
Peace Corps
Cold War
Fair Deal
New Deal
Great Society
Open door policy of equal access
Atlantic charter
Taft-hartley act
Nuremberg Trials
Yalta Conference
Francisco Franco
Bill Levitt
Strom Thurmond
Eleanor Roosevelt
John Lewis
Walter White

Bill of Rights Mid-term Terms

United States Constitution
• Basic structure of
• First 10 amendments of
• Basic powers held by different branches of government

Trial jury
Grand jury
14th amendment
Bill of Rights
due process
equal protection
civil liberties
judicial review
Dangerous Tendencies Test/Clear and Present Danger
Writ of certiorari

Barron v. Mayor of Baltimore
Hurtado v. California
Slaughterhouse Cases
Kelo v. New London
Earls v. Bd of Ed
Meyer v. Nebraska
Gitlow v. New York
Marbury v. Madison
Dred Scott v. Sandford
Schenk v. United States
Presser v. Illinois
Abrams v. United States

Bolshevic Revolution
Haymarket Uprising
Espionage Act
Revolutionary socialism
Earl Warren
“power of the purse”
Electoral College
Constitutional Convention of 1787
separation of powers
John Locke
Declaration of Independence
checks and balances
amending process
House of Representatives
Articles of Confederation
Bill of Rights
Whiskey Rebellion
Shays’ Rebellion
New Jersey Plan
Virginia Plan
Connecticut Compromise
George Washington
James Madison
Alexander Hamilton
Thomas Jefferson
Executive, legislative, judicial branches (major powers of each)
Framers of the Constitution
States rights/state sovereignty
Earl Warren/Major Justices

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Democratizing 20th Century America 1-20-09

Read Gosse book pages 15-23
Identify the following terms and make a chart:

1. President Commission Status of Women
2. Title VII
3. Gay Rights/Europe
4. Mattachine Society
5. Franklin Kamey
6. Liberal Consensus
7. Teach-Ins
8. Eugene McCarthy
9. NLF
10. Black Power
11. Stokley Carmichael
12. NOW
13. NYRW
14. Czechoslovakia
15. Abbie Hoffman
16. George Wallace


Friday, January 9, 2009

Democratizing 20th Century America 1-9-09

Read the Zinn handout pg. 213-227

Identify the following terms. Describe each in your own words. Provide a quote from the text. Discuss the connection to our unit's essential question: Why Then? Why did the Anti-War Movement get underway when it did?
You may construct a chart to organize your work.

1. Ho Chi Minh
2. Pentagon Papers
3. Chiang Kai-Shek
4. President Truman
5. Haiphong
6. National Security Council Memo
7. Ngo Dinh Diem
8. National Liberation Front
9. John Kennedy
10. Buddhist Monks
11. Lucien Conein
12. Lyndon Johnson
13. Gulf of Tonkin
14. Operation Phoenix
15. My Lai 4