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  • Federal Housing Authority

    This is a United States government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934. It insured loans made by banks and other private lenders for home building and home buying. The goals of this organization are to improve housing standards and conditions, provide an adequate home financing system through insurance of mortgage loans, and to stabilize the mortgage market.
  • Postdam Agreement

    Allied plan to reconsruct Germany
  • Escalation

    Making something bigger than it really should be.
  • Great Society

    Programs to eliminate Poverty and racial injustice; introduced by LBJ
  • OPEC

    This is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Its mission is to secure a return to oil investors and an economic supply of oil to consumers.
  • Chicano Mural Movement

    This was basically the Harlem Renaissance for the hispanics, it showed their culture.
  • Affirmative Action

    This refers to equal opportunity employement measures that federal contractors are required to adopt.
  • Roy Benavidez

    Texas native who was the first hispanic to win the congressional medal of honor.
  • The Tet Offensive

    Military Campaign that did surprise attacks during a time where no fighting was supposed to be happening.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Usually referred to as LBJ became the 36th president.
  • Vietnamization

    policy of richard nixon in response to the Tet Offensive.
  • Tinker V Des Moines

    Said that high school students had freedom of speech
  • 26th Amendment

    Lowered voting age from 21 to 18.
  • Titile IX

    This was a part of the 1972 Education Act stating that no person could be denied the benefits of a federally funded educational program or activity on the basis of their gender
  • The Draft

    This is when the US Govt started forcing men between 18-21 to enter the national guard.
  • Gulf of Tonkin

    occured when the last american helicopter left on April 30, 1975. Gva epresident more power.
  • War powers act

    President opposes this because they feel it is unconstitutional. Limits their power.