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The 1964 Civil Rights Act did all of the following except:
a. ban discrimination on the grounds of sex
b. prohibit racial discrimination in employment
c. prohibit racial discrimination in privately owned businesses that provided public accommodations (movie theaters, restaurants, etc.).
d. ban discriminatory laws that prevented voting.
*I think a.

The civil rights movement inspired
a. the feminist movement
b. the Red Power movement
c. the gay and lesbian movement
d. the antiwar movement
e. all of the above.
*I think e.

Freedom Riders were
a. attacked by the local KKK
b. welcomed by white southerners
c. only black students
d. never arrested
e. unsuccessful in their efforts
*I think a.

In his 1968 election campaign Richard Nixon appealed to the
a. New Left
b. Progressive Republicans
c. new feminists
d. silent majority
*I think a.

A botched break-in at the Democratic Party headquarters in the Watergate apartment complex in Washington, D.C.:
a. led to the imprisonment of Daniel Ellsberg (the man who released the Pentagon Papers).
b. led to resignation of President Richard Nixon (even if he didn't know about it at first, he helped cover it up).
c. led to a budget stalemate by the Democratic Party (they refused to cooperate in any way).
*I think b.

  1. Reed

    1, 2 & 3, you are correct.
    4 - wrong
    5 - Most definitely B!!

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