8 HISTORY QUESTIONS
Published in 1962, this book by Michael Harrington focused attention on the problem of poverty in the United States:
a.The Affluent Society
b.How the Other Half Lives
c.The Lonely Crowd
d.The Other Americans
The “Hollywood Ten” received jail sentences for refusing to cooperate during the anticommunist investigation hearings conducted by the Warren Commission.
The Supreme Court decision in Griswold vs. Connecticut established the constitutional “right to privacy.”
Young Americans for Freedom was a conservative youth organization founded in 1960.
Which of the following events did NOT take place in 1968?
a.Nixon’s historic trip to China to improve Sino-American relations
b.the Tet offensive
c.the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
d.the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the 1952 presidential election, the first campaign to make use of television advertisements, Adlai Stevenson defeated Dwight Eisenhower.
In 1950, ninety percent (90%) of American households had at least one television set.
Which of the following writers was associated with the Beat movement of the 1950s?
b.John Kenneth Galbraith
c.William H. Whyte