This book written in the 50s about poverty being widespread in America shocked many Americans.
- The Other America
- The Catcher in the Rye
- The Lonely Crowd
- The Feminine Mystique
This law abolished poll taxes in any state in 1964.
a. the 24th Amendment b. the Poll Tax Act
c. the 25th Amendment d. the Voting Rights Act
In an attempt to integrate public schools in Little Rock Arkansas, nine African American students were chosen to integrate this school first.
- North High
- Little Rock High
- Central High
- Little Rock North High
During the 50s, “In God We Trust” was added to the dollar bill and “under God” was added to the Pledge of Allegiance to emphasize
- the First Amendment to the Constitution.
- the contrast between American beliefs and Soviet atheism.
- acceptance of different faiths.
- an archaeological discovery believed to be Noah’s Ark.
This book written by Dr. Spock provided expert advice on how to raise children during the 50s.
a. The Common Sense Book of Parenting
b. The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care c. The Best Parenting Practices
d. Expert Parenting Practices for Babies and Children
To help counteract the spread of communism around the globe Truman promised to aid countries struggling against communist movements. This was known as
- the Truman Doctrine.
- the Iron Curtain.
- the Truman Plan.
- the Cold War.
The _________________ sought to end Native Americans’ control of their tribal governments and relocate them to the nation’s cities.
- Native American Act
- Bursum Bill
- Termination Policy
- Dawes Act
The average American family in the 50s had twice the real income of the average family during the 20s.
Chief Justice Earl Warren read the decision of the unanimous Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of Education.
After World War II was over, China resumed its own civil war between the Nationalist forces and Communists who were led by ________.
- Jiang Jieshi
- Mao Zedong
- Hideki Tojo
- North Korea