1960 S Foreign And Domestic Policy Essay

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Chapter __20 & 22__Vocabulary
__________1960’s Foreign and Domestic Party_________
Word / Name
Meaning / Description
Examples / Actions
Effects / Importance
Antiwar Protests

Opposition to an act of war. attempt to pressure a government
Many activists distinguish between anti-warmovements and peace movement
Arms Race

competition between two or more parties for military supremacy weapons, greater armies, or superior military technology the rapid development by the United States and the Soviet Union
Conscientious Objector

A Person who Refuses, On, Moral grounds, To participate in warfare
’Thou shalt not kill’
York sought exemption
Cuban Missile Crisis

crisis arising between US and Soviets over secret Soviet attempt to deploy nuclear missiles in Cuba
Cold War
Nikita Khrushev promised to defend Cuba with soviet arms
Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)

the most heavily armed military area in the world North-South Korean border North Korean military's face each other down from a mere hundred meters away.
Domino Theory

The idea that if a nation falls under communist control, nearby nations will also fall under communist control
Eisenhower likened the countries on the brink of communism to a row of dominoes waiting to fall one after the other

A person who opposed the Vietnam war and believed that the united states should withdraw from it
Vietnam War
Those who strongly opposed the war and they believed the United States

Required enrollment in the armed services
Country’s Selective System
Been Established during the world war 1
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

A proposed and failed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have prohibited any government discrimination on the basis of sex
The women movement
Needed ratification by 38 states to become part of the Constitution
Great Society

President Lyndon B. Johnson’s program to reduce poverty and racial injustice and to promote a better quality of life in the united states
End Poverty
Johnson had summed up his vision for America in a phrase
Gulf Of Tonkin Incident

A Resolution adopted by congress in 1964,giving the president broad powers to wage war in vietnam
Only two senators voting against it
Johnson Broad military powers in vietnam

A person who supported U.S. Involvement in the Vietnam War and believed that the United States should use increased military force to win it
Unleash much of its greater military force to win the war