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TAKS 11th Grade Us History

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1. Populist presidential candidate and prosecutor in the Scopes Trial.

2. The belief that the rich succeed because they re superior to the poor.

3. 1860 - 1865

4. Rights reserved to the people.

5. Policy that gave military and economic aid to countries threatened by communism.

6. No double jeopardy - do not have to testify against yourself.

7. 'Monkey Trial' that pitted creationism against Darwin's theory of evolution.

8. African Americans pledged to fight for "Double Victory" - victory over Hitler in Europe - but also against racism at home.

9. New York political machine boss.

10. Political movement involving farmers - who wanted silver dollars (inflation) - government ownership of railroads - and lower protective tariffs.

11. President 1963-68

12. Alabama governor - segregationist - presidential candidate. Shot and left paralyzed.

13. Ruled that state legislature districts had to be roughly equal in population.

14. Allied naval strategy to reach Japan by taking one island at a time.

15. No cruel or unusual punishment.

16. Used to fence in land on the Great Plains - eventually leading to the end of the open frontier.

17. American feminist icon - journalist - and social and political activist.

18. Where FDR tried to add more members to the Supreme Court to pass his programs.

19. First president of the US. General in Revolutionary War.

20. The right to a fast and public trial.

21. Invented the vaccine for polio

22. Leader of the women's suffrage movement.

23. Movement of people into a country from another country.

24. US soldiers massacred 300 unarmed Native American in 1890. This ended the Indian Wars.

25. The exchange of crops - animals - and disease and ideas of different cultures after Europeans landed in the Americas

26. US operation that flew food and supplies into West Berlin after the Soviet Union set up a blockade in 1948.

27. Teacher was charged with violating laws prohibiting the teaching of evolution in Tennessee schools.

28. Group of African - American students that were integrated into an all - white school in 1957

29. King of Great Britain during American Revolution

30. President of the US during the Civil War.

31. President during Great Depression & WW II. 1933 - 1945

32. Eliminated literacy tests for voters.

33. Law that provided 160 acres to anyone who was willing to settle land in the West.

34. United Farm Workers activist

35. Post - WW I attempt to create a United Nations type organization. US did not join.

36. Power is shared between the states and national government.

37. A wall built by the Soviets to separate East and West Berlin. The wall stood until 1989.

38. Gave 18 year - olds the right to vote - largely due to the draft.

39. Early civil rights leader and founder of the NAACP. Du Bois demanded equality for African - Americans

40. Right to bear arms

41. Communist leader of Cuba.

42. Sets a term limit for the President

43. Failed invasion of Cuba planned by the US government

44. Competition between European countries to create empires.

45. LJB's agenda designed to help poor American's.

46. Accused people of being Communists without providing evidence.

47. Works Progress Administration. New Deal work program during Depression.

48. Gave African - American men the right to vote.

49. Made segregation illegal in public schools.

50. US General in Europe during WWII. He was in charge of the Invasion of Normandy (D- Day). Cold War President