|155817362||john f. kennedy||president assassinated in Texas; involved in the Cuban Missile Crisis|
|155817363||robert f. kennedy||Attorney General during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Assassinated by Sirhan Biashara Sirhan|
|155817364||robert s. McNamara||US Secretary of Defense under Kennedy and Johnson, became discouraged by lack of America's success in the war. Wanted to end it.|
|155817365||Charles de Gaulle||French general and statesman, the leader of the Free French forces in exile|
|155817366||Martin Luther King Jr.||AfricanAmerican civil rights leader, "I Have A Dream" speech|
|155817367||Lee Harvey Oswald||United States assassin of JFK, shot by Jack Ruby|
|155817368||Lyndon B. Johnson||The US president who privately wanted to stay out of Vietnam but sent soldiers because his goal was to stop the spread of communism|
|155817369||Barry Goldwater||senator of AZ, LBJ beat in the election|
|155817370||Malcom X||Encouraged violence and wanted separate black communities, converted to a Black Muslim in jail|
|155817371||Hubert H. Humphrey||Vice president elected in 1964, Politics of Joy|
|155817372||George Wallace||Four time governor of Alabama. Most famous for his pro-segregation attitude and as a symbol for states' rights.|
|155817373||peaceful coexistence||for two nations to tolerate each other enough to where nothing will result in war, how Krushchev described U.S and soviet|
|155817374||new frontier||The "new" liberal and civil rights ideas advocated by Kennedy, in contrast to Eisenhower's conservative view.|
|155817375||peace corps||a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government, controlled by JFK|
|155817376||Bay of Pigs||Failed invasion of Cuba planned by the US government, wanted to overthrow Castro.|
|155817377||War on Poverty||President Lyndon B. Johnson's program in the 1960's, provide greater social services for the poor and elderly|
|155817378||Great society||LBJ's policies of fighting poverty and racial injustice, the term for the domestic programs of the Johnson administration|
|155817379||cuban missile crisis||the 1962 confrontation bewteen US and the Soviet Union over Soviet missiles in Cuba, brought the U.S. and Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear war.|
|155817380||24th amendment||eliminated the poll tax as a voting requirement|
|155817381||Tet offensive||surprise attacks on cities all over South Vietnam, no safe place|
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