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Which defining characteristic of the counterculture provided the foundation for the various rights movements that followed it?
a) protest
b) drug use
c) communes
d) youthfulness

The women's movement caused
a) The number of married female workers to decrease
b) the number of women in the workforce to double from 1950 – 2000
c) Women’s wages to rise to match men’s wages
d) Workers of the world to demand equal treatment

In 1969, American Indians occupied Alcatraz primarily to
a) establish a new nation
b) celebrate their culture
c) protest prison policies
d) call attention to broken treaties

Which of the following directly benefited people with disabilities?
a) the Special Oylmpics
b) the Pure Food and Drug Act
c) Unsafe at Any Speed
d) the

Congress responded to the 1962 publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring by
a) restricting the use of DDT
b) enacting Earth Day
c) funding the Love Canal cleanup
d) promoting the Sierra Club's efforts

The members of Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) believed
a) that separation of races was essential to equality
b) that violence was necessary to achieve goals
c) that direct, nonviolent methods could gain civil rights for African Americans
d) that they should oppose the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

In response to riots over desegregating the University of Mississippi, President Kennedy declared that:
a) Americans were free to disagree with the law but not to disobey it
b) Americans were free to disobey "bad laws"
c) James Meredith could not register as a student
d) African Americans had to accept segregation

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination in employment on the basis of
a) education
b) race
c) age
d) gender

Who was a key leader in the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
a) Malcolm X
b) Thurgood Marshall
c) Martin Luther King, Jr.
d) Robert Kennedy

What was the theory that if one country fell to communism, so would its closest neighbors?
a) SEATO Theory
b) Containment Theory
c) Communist Theory
d) Domino Theory

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