Unit 11

  • Federal Housing Authority

    Loans by the governemnt so people can take loans out on houses.
  • Abbie Hoffman

    Was a political activist you co-founded the Youth International Party
  • War Powers Act of 1941

    Gives the president power to send troops in case of an emergency.
  • Potsdam Agreement

    Allied plan to help rebuild Germany after WW2
  • Domino Theory

    Theory that if one country fell to Communism that all the countries around it will.
  • Vietnam War

    Military conflict in Asia that occured from 1955-1975.
  • Escalation

    increase in rise in something. In war it could be tension.
  • Vietnamization

    Nixon's result of the Tet offensive, to train and equip south Veitnam soliders
  • Anti War Movement

    Was a movement to protest the Vietnam war
  • OPEC

    Is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. It's mission is to secure a return to oil investors and an econmic supply of oil to it's consumers.
  • Chicano Movement

    Extension of the Mexican American's Civil Rights Movement
  • Affirmative Action

    Policies that take race, color, gender, redligion, etc into consideration in order to benefit a group.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    36th President of the United States
  • Great Society

    Was supposed to mix poverty and racial profiling in the U.S.
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    Were multiple sea battles in Vietnam.
  • Tet Offensive

    Norht Vietnam launched violent attacks on South Korean and American soliders.
  • Roy Benavidez

    Was a member of the United States Army. Recieved the Medal of Honor for his actions in the war.
  • Richard Nixon

    Was the 37th president of the United States. Was the only president to resign from office.
  • Tinker vs Des Moines

    Court case where they had to choose if a school's discipinary action's violate students ' Fist Amendment rights.
  • Draft

    The U.S. had a "draft" for people over the age of 18.
  • 26th Amendment

    Changed the voting age to 18
  • Title IX

    No person in the U.S. shall be excluded based on their gender
  • Fall of Saigon

    Marked the end of the Vietnam war
  • Head Start

    The U.S. provides health, education, nutrition, and parent involvement to low-income children.

    Is an agreement signed by the U.S, Canada, and Mexico, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America.