A1 Southern delegates that protested the nomination of President Truman. Dixiecrats
A2 33rd President of the United States. Harry Truman
A3 One of the benefits that the GI Bill of Rights offered to returning veterans was ___. Pay Tuition, Unemployment Benefits, and Low-Interest Loans
A4 This man represented the Southern Democrats in the Election of 1948. Strom Thurmond
A5 Andy Griffith Show
A6 The Republican candidate in the Election of 1952, and the eventual winner. Eisenhower
A7 The factor that most contributed to the upset win of Truman in the 1948 Election was: His relentless campaign against a “do-nothing” Congress.
A8 The first politician to skillfully use the new medium of television was: Richard Nixon
A9 President Truman’s economic program which included measures concerning Minimum Wage, Social Security, and Housing. Fair Deal
A10 Brad Paisley
B1 Treatment based on class or category rather than individual merit. Discrimination
B2 Which were early effects of the conversion from a wartime to a peacetime economy? Inflation, Unemployment, Decreased Wages, Demand > Supply
B3 What was the purpose of Urban Renewal? Tear down the old and encourage new investment.
B4 What negative impact did the “White Flight” have on urban areas in the United States? Urban areas lost businesses, property, and income taxes.
B5 Supreme Court decision that made public schools racially integrated. Brown v. Board of Education
B6 During the 1950s, ___ jobs declined. Manufacturing
B7 President Truman threatened to ___ striking workers to prevent strikes from crippling the nation. DRAFT
B8 How were the actions of the Housing and Urban Development Agency viewed as less than successful? As more shopping centers and parking lots were being built, more people were forced out of their neighborhoods.
B9 For the United States government during the 1950s, what was the largest problem associated with Mexico? Large numbers of Mexicans crossed the borders looking for work.
B10 Longoria Incident prompted Mexican Americans to: Promote political candidates who represented their interests.
C1 Residential town or community near a city. Suburb
C2 The vast majority of new homes in the 1950s were built in the ___.. Suburbs
C3 Reasons for the Baby Boom (3) Couples Reunited, Marriage Age, Confidence in Prosperity
C4 A ___ is a large corporation that owns a number of smaller companies. Conglomerate
C5 With more money to spend and an increased number of products to buy, ___ became an American way of life. Consumerism
E9 California Senator accused of profiting from a secret slush fund during the Election of 1952. Richard Nixon
E10 Travis Tritt & John Cougar
F1 A Mexican laborer allowed to enter the United States for a limited time. Braceros
F2 The Munsters
F3 Law that provided financial and educational benefits for World War II veterans. G.I. Bill of Rights
F4 A ___ is a company that offers similar products or services in many locations. Franchise
F5 U.S. government policy to give up responsibility for Native American Tribes by eliminating economic support, discontinuing the reservation system, and redistributing tribal lands. Termination Policy
F6 Financial assistance given by a government to a person or group to support an undertaking Subsidizing
F7 Which major port is located the farthest west? DULUTH Interpreting Maps Picture
F8 Who does the figure on the RIGHT represent?? Congress Interpreting Political Cartoons Cartoon
F9 Why are Truman’s coat and hat on the ground? He is getting ready to fight. Interpreting Political Cartoons Cartoon
F10 Until 1934, what was the federal government policy toward Native Americans? Americanization and Assimilation