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2 Jeopardy Modern Still Modern 1960s-70s1960s 1940s-50s Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy

3 $100 Question from H1 In the 2000 election, George W Bush won the electoral college, even though this man won the popular vote by over 500,000 votes.

4 $100 Answer from H1 Al Gore

5 $200 Question from H1 The agreement between Canada, Mexico and the US to open all three borders to trade.

6 $200 Answer from H1 NAFTA

7 $300 Question from H1 The US secretly sold weapons to Iran. Gave the money they made to the Contras in Nicaragua.

8 $300 Answer from H1 Iran Contra Scandal

9 $400 Question from H1 Reagan’s economic policy that included budget cuts, tax cuts, and increased defense spending.

10 $400 Answer from H1 Reaganomics

11 $500 Question from H1 Peace agreement between Egypt and Israel. Carter acted as the mediator. The negotiations took place at the presidential “retreat” compound.

12 $500 Answer from H1 Camp David Accords

13 $100 Question from H2 This scandal forced Nixon to resign as President. Even though he did not break into the office. He participated in the cover up.

14 $100 Answer from H2 Watergate

15 $200 Question from H2 This President was the first to visit China. He wanted to establish a relationship, and possible ally, against USSR.

16 $200 Answer from H2 Nixon

17 $300 Question from H2 Supreme Court case that extended privacy to abortions. This ruling made abortions legal in the United States.

18 $300 Answer from H2 Roe v Wade

19 $400 Question from H2 Supreme Court case that outlawed universities from using quota systems for college acceptance.

20 $400 Answer from H2 Regents of University of California v Bakke

21 $500 Question from H2 Wrote the book Silent Spring, which was a story about the side effects of DDT and how it effects the eggs of birds. Helped raise awareness about the environment.

22 $500 Answer from H2 Rachel Carson

23 $100 Question from H3 Was the leader of the United Farm Workers’ Movement. Was able to better working conditions for the farm workers in California.

24 $100 Answer from H3 Cesar Chavez

25 $200 Question from H3 Founded in 1966 to promote the equal rights opportunities for America’s women.

26 $200 Answer from H3 NOW

27 $300 Question from H3 Even though SCLC and SNCC started with identical approaches. One evolved to be more militant, abandoning their nonviolent beginings.

28 $300 Answer from H3 SNCC

29 $400 Question from H3 Chicago police beat antiwar protestors on live television. At what event did this occur?

30 $400 Answer from H3 Democratic National Convention

31 $500 Question from H3 He was running for the Democratic nomination for President in 1968. He was against the Vietnam War and in favor of social reform. He was assassinated.

32 $500 Answer from H3 Robert Kennedy

33 $100 Question from H4 A coordinated attack by the Vietcong on numerous US positions throughout Vietnam. Although victory for VC was short lived in some areas, the damage was to the US government's credibility.

34 $100 Answer from H4 Tet Offensive

35 $200 Question from H4 Lyndon Johnson’s vision for America was in what he called the “Great Society”. What program created by LBJ is still around today?

36 $200 Answer from H4 Medicare

37 $300 Question from H4 Supreme Court case in which a mans confession was not allowed in court because he was not aware of his rights when he was arrested.

38 $300 Answer from H4 Miranda v Arizona

39 $400 Question from H4 The name of the US Supreme court that ruled on many landmark decisions.

40 $400 Answer from H4 Warren Court

41 $500 Question from H4 Prohibited discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, and gender.

42 $500 Answer from H4 Civil Rights Act of 1964

43 $100 Question from H5 1954 Supreme Court decision that reversed Plessy v Ferguson. Ruled that separate facilities were not equal and the south had to desegregate.

44 $100 Answer from H5 Brown v Board of Education

45 $200 Question from H5 President who issued an executive order to integrate the US Armed forces.

46 $200 Answer from H5 Truman

47 $300 Question from H5 First African American to play in the major leagues for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Led to complete integration of professional sports.

48 $300 Answer from H5 Jackie Robinson

49 $400 Question from H5 1957 USSR launched the first satellite into outer space. Americans believed the US had fallen behind the Soviets in education Led to a new emphasis on math and science in education.

50 $400 Answer from H5 Sputnik I

51 $500 Question from H5 Even though Nixon had more experience and was more knowledgeable, Kennedy looked and spoke more presidential. Helped Kennedy win election.

52 $500 Answer from H5 Impact of Television Or First televised debate

53 Final Jeopardy How did the civil rights movement use television to help their movement?

54 Final Jeopardy Answer Show images to the rest of country. Fire hoses, dogs, and beatings.

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