The Turbulent 1960s  (1)

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1 Sources of discomfort among youth during the decade of the 1960s included all of the following EXCEPT?:
failure of the Johnson administration to face the social and economic problems of the underclass.
the unpopular war in Vietnam.
the unequal treatment of blacks and other minorities.
resentment against the traditional practices of college and university administrations which were conceived as authoritarian.

2 Which of the following is most consistent with the belief expressed by Stokely Carmichael in his 1966 call for "Black Power"?:
to right the wrongs done against them, blacks should move to several southern states, take them over, and push white residents out.
to be truly free from white oppression, blacks must control their own economic, political, and social institutions.
blacks can gain independence and dignity only be returning en masse to Africa.
blacks must seek revenge for the wrongs done against them by forming vigilante groups to assassinate prominent whites.

3 All of the following contributed to a "sexual revolution" during the 1960s EXCEPT?:
the elimination of all state laws infringing on a woman's right to an abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy.
waning fear of unwanted pregnancy because of the availability of contraceptives, particularly the Pill.
greater permissiveness and openness about sexual activity.
the counter-culture's "do your own thing" attitude.

4 The Stonewall riots helped forge a new sense of solidarity among?:
women.
African-Americans.
the elderly.
Native Americans.
gay Americans.

5             We are the people of this generation, bred in at least moderate comfort,
            housed in universities, looking uncomfortably to the world we inherit.

This statement?:
was written by Malcolm X.
was called "the hippie's creed."
was the manifesto of the Students for a Democratic Society.
all of these choices are correct.

6 The National Organization for Women was created?:
as a civil rights organization for women, working against sex discrimination in employment.
to elect women on the state, local, and national levels to political office.
to promote women for top corporate executive positions.
none of these choices are correct.

7 Which statement concerning African-Americans' movement for civil rights in the 1960s is accurate?:
its leaders failed to use the U. S. Congress as a means of achieving its goals.
white support and participation was rejected from the very beginning of the movement.
the movement failed to achieve significant progress.
it stimulated the growth of other reform movements.

8 The Commission on Civil Disorders issued a report in 1968 that recommended?:
increased law enforcement in the ghettos.
federal legislation to protect urban dwellers.
more coercive measures to halt violence.
massive spending to improve conditions in the ghettos.

9 In Miranda v. Arizona, the Supreme Court declared that?:
police had to advise a suspect of his or her constitutional right to remain silent.
state laws prohibiting marriage between persons of different races were unconstitutional.
the federal courts possessed jurisdiction over state apportionment systems to ensure that the votes of all citizens carry equal weight.
states could not establish racially segregated schools even if the schools were supposed to have equal facilities.

10 The counter-culture of the 1960s promoted all of the following EXCEPT?:
tolerant attitudes regarding sexual morality.
desires for greater self-fulfillment.
a new emphasis on religion.
the questioning of government and other authority.

11 By 1964 what had become the major thrust of young African-American activists?:
mass lobbying for the legal prohibition of discrimination in public accommodations and facilities.
voter registration drives in southern states.
encouragement of economic opportunity for African-Americans by making Small Business Administration loans available for minority-owned companies.
encouragement of the development of a separate and distinct sense of African culture and heritage among African-Americans.