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1 Civil Rights/Vietnam War

2 Civil Rights Movement I. 1950’s Social ______________ A. _____________ 1._____________ – all-white until _______________ broke color barrier 2. Government a. Pres. Truman ordered the integration of the ____________ b. ______________ – Southern Democrats not happy w/party over ________________ issues c. Election of 1948 i. ____________ won re-election in upset

3 Civil Rights Movement 3. Election of 1952 a. Gen. ____________________(R) b. tried to avoid civil rights issues, but… c. ____________________ of Topeka, KA i. Supreme Court ruled “__________________” was ________________ ii. public facilities (schools) had to be ____________

4 Civil Rights Movement iii. __________________ - __________________ ordered ____________ to escort students into all-white hs in Little Rock; - ____________ branch enforcing law

5 Civil Rights Movement d. Montgomery ____________________ i. after ______________ refused to give up seat ii. ___________________ became leader of protest movement iii. beginning of ____________________ movement

6 Civil Rights Movement II. Civil Rights – 1960’s A.__________________ in 20 th c. 1. ___________________ laws in _____________ 2. segregated neighborhoods in _______________ 3. segregated __________ units during __________ B. Legal End to ____________________ 1. __________________________decision a. NAACP – Thurgood Marshall b. overturned ______________________________ 2. Little Rock Nine a. fed. gov’t would _____________ to integrate schools

7 Civil Rights Movement C. Civil Rights Movement 1. ___________________ a. movement based on ideas of Jesus, Thoreau, Ghandi => ______________________ 2. Southern Christian Leadership Conference a. organized protests in ________________ b. help _______________________

8 Civil Rights Movement 3. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) a. _________________ b. student protests 4. _________________ a. NC A&T student protest at Woolworths in _______________

9 Civil Rights Movement 5. Freedom ______________ a. Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) b. Student protest to _____________ bus system c. rode through South 6. James Meredith a. first to ____________ Univ. of Mississippi 7. Univ. of Alabama a. JFK sent troops to force Gov. Wallace to _________ school

10 Civil Rights Movement 8. Birmingham __________ a. protests, boycotts to __________ new voters, _______________ public facilities b. _________ showed police beating protestors c. got public ______________ 9. ______________________ a. NAACP officer murdered in Mississippi

11 Civil Rights Movement 10.March on _____________ a. MLK – “______________________” speech b. grassroots event 11. ___________________ 1964 a. pushed by JFK; picked up by LBJ b. overcame Senate filibuster by Southern Dems. c. law outlawed _________________ in public places based on ___________

12 Civil Rights Movement 11. Freedom _______________ a. CORE/SNCC organized voter registration drive in Mississippi b. three students killed by _____ 12. _____________________ a. MLK organized march in Alabama for voter registration b. protesters beaten by _______ c. Second march organized w/ lots of publicity

13 Civil Rights Movement 13. _________________________ 1965 a. cannot stop ____________________ based on race b. __________________ for voting illegal => # black voters ___ ;# black elected officials ___ D. Impact of Civil Rights Movement 1.segregation now _____________ 2. # blacks involved in politics _____

14 Civil Rights Movement E. New ______________/Attitudes 1. __________________ a. Nation of Islam i. _________________ cannot live together ii. _____________ protest (“by any means necessary”) b. had a change of heart after pilgrammage to __________ c. assassinated giving speech in Harlem 2. _______________________ a. Black _____________ Movement b. Stokely Carmichel, Huey Newton, c. ____________ revolt, black pride

15 Civil Rights Movement F. __________________ 1. 1968 a. assassination of _____________________ ___________________ b. riots, protests around country c. country looks like it’s __________________

16 Vietnam War

17 I. US Involvement A.French _____________ (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia) 1. France backed by _____ a. France defeated at Dien Bien Phu b. _________________ – ____________ leader of ___________ Vietnam c. ______________ - Vietnamese communists

18 Vietnam War 2. _________________ Theory a. US policy that said if one country in SE Asia fell to _________________, others around it would _______ (like containment) b. Pres. Eisenhower in 50’s 3. ____ picked up where France left off to defend _______ VN a. Pres. Kennedy sent military advisors b. US supported _______ in South VN to change leaders

19 Vietnam War B. LBJ Years (1964-68) 1. __________ VN in danger of _______________ takeover 2. ________________ Resolution (1964) a. North VN attacked US ship off coast of VN b. _____________ gave LBJ military power to defend US interests in _________ (not an official declaration of war) 3. 50,000 US soldiers fighting Vietcong (South VN _____________) and _________ VN

20 Vietnam War C. Escalation of __________ 1. end of 1965 – 180,000 soldiers in VN a. Gen. William Westmoreland b. fighting w/______ VN against communist __________ VN 2. North VN fighting _________________ war; blending in w/population 3. hard to id enemy; US strategies _______ support of South VN people a. Agent Orange, ____________

21 Vietnam War D. War at __________________ 1. took $ from LBJ’s plans for _________________ (war on poverty) 2. first “________________________” war a. death/destruction into living rooms 3. fought mostly by lower classes, _________________ 4. ________ groups on _________________ campuses a. protests, burning draft cards 5. country became divided a. ________________________________

22 Vietnam War E. Turning Point – 1968 1. ___________________ a. surprise attack by ___________ VN against South VN/US b. US held _________ (South VN capital) but showed enemy was not close to defeat like gov’t/ military was saying c. public support in US started to ____________

23 Vietnam War 2. LBJ __________ support a. decided not to run for ___________________ b. Democrats push new candidates - Eugene McCarthy - __________________ 3. country in chaos a. ___________________ b. assassinations (MLK, RFK)

24 Vietnam War E. Election of ___________ 1. ________ at Democratic Convention (Chicago) a. police attacked protesters in/outside convention – on _______ b. Dem. Party looked out out of control c. Southern Dem. nominate George Wallace 2. _____________ (R) won

25 Vietnam War F. Nixon Years (1968-74) 1. public wanted _____ of VN 2. _____________________ a. gradual ___________ of US troops; South VN take bigger role 3. at the same time, seemed to escalate war a. _________ North VN, Laos, Cambodia 4. My Lai Massacre a. murder of ________ by US soldiers

26 Vietnam War 5. _____________ Protest a. National Guard soldiers fired on _____________ protesters  country coming apart 6. Nixon re-elected a. pressure to ___________ 7. 1973 – agreement signed; last US soldiers leave 8. 1975 – Saigon/_______ VN fell to North VN

27 Vietnam War G. _______________ of War 1. 58,000 Americans killed a. no heroes welcome 2. people more cynical, less trusting of _____________ 3. __________________ Act a. passed by Congress b. _____________ must tell __________ w/in 48 hrs. if troop are sent w/out declaration of war c. try to _______ war-making power of _______________

28 Vietnam War 5. Vietnam ___________ (1982) a. designed by Vietnamese woman b. people start to pay more attention to _____________ issues


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