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5 Matching questions

  1. Medicaid
  2. Marshall Plan
  3. Franchise
  4. Eisenhower Doctrine
  5. Hot Line
  1. a 1965, health insurance to people on welfare.
  2. b A company that offers similar products or services in many locations
  3. c The program proposed by Secretary of State George Marshall in 1947, under which the US supplied economic aid to European nations to help them rebuild after WWII.
  4. d Commitment to defend the Middle East against attack by any Communist country.
  5. e a communication link established in 1963 to allow the leaders of the US and USSR to contact each other in times of crisis.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a government program, such as social security, Medicare, or Medicaid, that guarantees and provides benefits to a specific group.
  2. the authority to act that an elected official receives from the voters who elected him or her.
  3. a strong anti-Communist, refused to take part in the countrywide election of 1956
  4. A political alliance of religious groups, consisting mainly of evangelical and fundamentalist Christians, that was active in the '70s and 80s, condemning liberal attitudes and behavior and raising money for conservative candidates
  5. Developed a vaccine for the crippling disease poliomyelitis.

5 True/False questions

  1. Joseph McCarthyAttacks on suspected communists in the early 1950s. Now referred to the unfair tactic of accusing people of disloyalty without providing evidence.

          

  2. VietnamizationNixon's strategy for ending US involvement in war: gradual withdrawal of US troops and their replacement with South Vietnamese forces.

          

  3. Truman DoctrineA US policy announced by President Harry Truman in 1947, of providing economic and military aid to free nations threatened by internal or external opponents.

          

  4. New LeftJFK's legislative program, included proposals to provide medical care for the elderly, to rebuild blighted urban areas, o aid education, to bolster the national defense, to increase international aid, and to expand the space program.

          

  5. Reverse Discriminationthe distribution of federal money to state and local governments with few or no restrictions on how it is spent.

          

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