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Quiz: 1960s America

Resource ID#: 167447

Primary Type: Assessment


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Try this 14-question multiple choice quiz to see how much you know about America in the 1960s. Foreign and domestic policy are both included in these questions.

General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 11
Intended Audience: Students
Suggested Technology: Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones
   
Instructional Time: 10 Minute(s)
 
Keywords: John F. Kennedy, 1960s, Great Society, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam War, Sputnik, Fidel Castro, Bay of Pigs, Nikita Krushchev, War on Poverty, Lyndon B. Johnson, JFK, LBJ, Space Race, Cold War, Apollo missions, Ho Chi Minh, U.S. History, grade 11
Instructional Component Type(s): Assessment Tutorial
Resource Collection: Social Studies - U.S. History Existing Student Tutorials



Aligned Standards

Name Description
SS.912.A.6.13: Analyze significant foreign policy events during the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon administrations.
Clarifications:
Examples may include, but are not limited to, the Domino Theory, Sputnik, space race, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, U-2 and Gary Powers, Bay of Pigs invasion, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin Wall, Ping Pong Diplomacy, opening of China.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 45-46. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.
SS.912.A.6.14: Analyze causes, course, and consequences of the Vietnam War.
Clarifications:
Examples may include, but are not lmited to, Geneva Accords, Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the draft, escalating protest at home, Vietnamization, the War Powers Act.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 45-46. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.
SS.912.A.7.4: Evaluate the success of 1960s era presidents' foreign and domestic policies.
Clarifications:
Examples may include, but are not limited to, civil rights legislation, Space Race, Great Society, War on Poverty.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 49-50. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.

SS.912.A.7.13: Analyze the attempts to extend New Deal legislation through the Great Society and the successes and failures of these programs to promote social and economic stability.
Clarifications:
Examples may include, but are not limited to, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965, War on Poverty, Medicare, Medicaid, Headstart.

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the United States History End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the United States History End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 49-50 and pages 57-59. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.



Related Resources

Original Student Tutorials

Name Description
America and the Vietnam War:

Learn about the major factors that led to America's involvement in the war in Vietnam. In this interactive tutorial, you'll also learn about America's role during the course of the war, how the war affected the American public, and the resulting consequences of the war.

Three Presidencies: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon:

Learn about the 3 U.S. Presidents elected during the turbulent 1960s: John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon.  With this interactive tutorial, you see how each of these men left an unfinished legacy as president, and you'll learn about their politics, successes, and failures, with an emphasis on domestic politics.