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Who was president 1913-21?
Woodrow Wilson
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Who was president 1921-23?
Waren Harding
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Who was president 1923-29?
Calvin Coolidge
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Who was president 1929-33?
Herbert Hoover
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Who was president 1933-45?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Who was president 1945-53?
Harry Trueman
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Who was president 1953-61?
Dwight Eisenhower
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Who was president 1961-63?
John F. Kennedy
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Who was president 1963-69?
Lyndon B. Johnson
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Who was president 1969-74?
Richard Nixon
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Who was president 1974-77?
Gerald Ford
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Who was president 1977-81?
Jimmy Carter
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Who was president 1981-89?
Ronald Reagan
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When did the USA enter WW1?
6th April 1917
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When was the 1st Red Scare?
1919-20
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When did US women get the vote?
18th August 1920
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When was the Wall street crash?
October 1929
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When was the Korean war?
1950-53
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When was Brown vs Board of education decision to desegregate schools?
17th May 1954
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When was the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
5th December 1955- 21st December 1956
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When was the Vietnam war?
1954-75
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When was the Equal Pay act introduced?
10th June 1963
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When was the Civil Rights Act passed?
2nd July 1964
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When was the Voting Rights Act Passed?
6th August 1965
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When did Russia become communist?
October 1915
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When was WW2?
1939-1945
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When was the 2nd Red Scare?
1947-54
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When was the Emergency Quota Act?
1921
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When were a series Neutrality Acts passed?
1935-39
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What was the CPUSA?
Communist party of America
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What was the CLP?
Communist Labour Party Of America
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How many strikes were there in 1919?
Over 3,600
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When did the US post Office discover 36 Bombs addressed to various officials?
1919
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When did bombs go off in 8 US cities?
1919
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Who created Rugged Individualism?
Hoover
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What was the AAA?
Agricultural Adjustment Agency
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What was the NRA?
National Recovery Administartion
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When did the US enter WW2?
8th December 1941
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What was HUAC?
House Un-American Activities Commission
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Why did the 2nd Red Scare emerge?
Arms race, space race and spies
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When was McCarthy around?
1950-54
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How many 'known' communists did McCarthy say were working in Sate department?
205
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What number did McCarthy revise the number of known communists to?
57
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When did Congress censor McCarthy?
1953
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Who promoted 'New Liberalism?'
Kennedy
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What was the 1956 Interstate Act?
Plan for evacuation of cities
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How much was a fallout shelter in 1958?
$1,300
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What was the average family income in 1958?
$5,100
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How many atomic bombs did the US have in 1947?
13
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How many atomic bombs did the US have in 1948?
50
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What was the VVAW?
Vietnam Veterans Against the War
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How much was the fine/ years in prison for burning a draft card?
$10,00/ 5 years
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How many members did the VVAW have in 1967?
30,000
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When was the VVAW demonstration in NYC?
1967
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When did Walter Cronkite do his famous report on the Veitnam war?
27th Feb 1968
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What were 'Gooks?'
someone in South East Asia (racist)
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" Hey! Hey! LBJ...
Ho many kids did you kill today?"
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When wasthe VVAW medal campaign?
April 1971
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How many Americans trusted their president in 1960?
70%
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How many Americans trusted their president in 1974?
Less than 40%
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When was the Tet Offensive?
31st Jan 1968
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When was the student protest of Vietnam in Howard Universtity?
19th March 1968
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When did MLK assassinated?
4th April 1968
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When was the Anti-war march in Chicago?
28th April 1968
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When was the Black protesters in a gun battle with police (Cleveland)?
23-18 July 1968
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When was the Watergate Scandal?
1972-74
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When was the 13th Amendment passed?
31st Jan 1865
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What was the 13th amendment?
Abolishment of slavery
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When was the 14th amendment passed?
9th July 1968
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What was the 14th Amendment?
Made all people born in US or naturalized there US citizens (incl. Slaves)
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When was the 15th Amendment passed?
3rd Feb 1868
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What was the 15th amendment?
Declared all US citizens had the same voting right
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When was the Scottsboro case?
1931
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When was Trueman's President's Committee on Civil Rights set up?
5th December 1946
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When did Trueman desegregate the militar by Executive Order 9881?
26th July 1948
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When were protests to desegregate Birmingham, Alabama?
May 1963
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When was the Voting Rights Act extended?
6th Aug 1965
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When was the Civil Rights Act passed?
2nd July 1964
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When was Harvey Milk elected to office?
1977
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When did Wilosn segregate government office?
1913
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How many anti-black riots were in 1919?
25
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How many people were ready to march on Washington, May 1941?
100,000
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What did the number of registered black people voting drop to in Louisiana?
From over 130,000 (1869) to just over 1000 (1904)
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Why didn't black people vote?
Violence from whites
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How many Lynchings were there between 1915-30?
65 white men and 579 black men
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How many members did the KKK have in 1925?
3-8 million
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What was the population of black people in Detroit in 1910 and 1930?
5,741 and 120,066
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What was the NAACP?
National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People
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When did the Executive order 7027 set up the Resettlement Administration?
May 1935
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How many black farmers did the Resettlement Administration help?
3,400 out of 200,000 farmers.
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When and how many people signed a petition asking for federal aid to move to Africa?
1939, over 2 million
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When did Philip Randolph threaten a 100,000 all black march on Washington?
May 1941
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How many black people were defense workers in 1942 and 1944?
3% and 8%
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What laws in Trueman proposed in 1954?
anti-lynching, anti-segregation and fair employent
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What did membership numbers of the NAACP from and to?
9,000 in 1917 to 90,000 in 1919 and to 600,000 in 1946
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When was the NAACP set up?
1910
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What was the NAACP's original aim?
Gain black Americans legal rights
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How many cases did the NAACP win in 1950?
All of them
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How many black children were in integrated schools by the 1960's?
1 in every 100
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When was the White Citizens Council set up?
1954
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What did the White Citizens Council do?
Fight against desegregation and Civil rights.
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How many members did the White Citizens Council have by 1956?
250,000
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When was the Committee Against Discrimination in Housing set up?
1950
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What was CORE?
Congress of Racial Equality
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When was CORE set up?
1942
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What was the Fellowship for Reconciliation?
Peace based organisation
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When was the Fellowship for Reconciliation set up?
1914
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When did Rosa Parks do the thing?
1st December 1955
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What was the SCLC?
Southern Christians Leadership Conference
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When was the Greensboro sit in?
1st February 1960
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What was the SNCC?
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
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When was the SNCC set up?
1960
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When was the Little Rock, Arkansas indecent?
4th Sept 1957
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When were Freedom Rides set up?
1961
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Who set up Freedom Rides?
James Farmer, CORE
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When did the CRM split?
1965
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When was the northern crusades?
1966
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What year did the 1st black student go to university?
1956
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When was segregation banned on interstate buses all over the USA?
1955
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When was the Selma to Montgomery march?
7th March 1965
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