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  1. George W. Bush
  2. Ronald Reagan
  3. Detente
  4. Oil Embargo
  5. Presidential Election of 2000
  1. a 43rd president of the US who began a campaign toward energy self-sufficiency and against terrorism in 2001.
  2. b Reported that gore had won the crucial state of florida but polls were still open. In the morning FL went to Bush. Netweorks said it was so close that a recount was neccesary. Bush's chief attorney Mark Rosco.
  3. c Economic crisis of 1973 that occurred when OPEC nations refused to export oil to Western nations. Ensuing economic crisis plagued Gerald Ford's time in office.
  4. d French word meaning an easing of tensions between the world's superpowers during the Cold War.
  5. e First elected president in 1980 and elected again in 1984. He ran on a campaign based on the common man and "populist" ideas. He served as governor of California from 1966-1974, and he participated in the McCarthy Communist scare. Iran released hostages on his Inauguration Day in 1980. While president, he developed Reagannomics, the trickle down effect of government incentives. He cut out many welfare and public works programs. He used the Strategic Defense Initiative to avoid conflict. His meetings with Gorbachev were the first steps to ending the Cold War. He was also responsible for the Iran-contra Affair which bought hostages with guns.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. During the 60's and 70's, the U.S. was suffering from 5.3% inflation and 6% unemployment. Refers to the unusual economic situation in which an economy is suffering both from inflation and from stagnation of its industrial growth.
  2. Vice president of the United States under Bill Clinton (born in 1948)
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  4. A network of Islamic terrorist organizations, led by Osama bin Laden, that carried out the attacks on the US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998, the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, and the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001.
  5. A policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities.

5 True/False questions

  1. Iran-Contra AffairScandal including arms sales to the Middle East in order to send money to help the Contras in Nicaragua even though Congress had objected.

          

  2. ReaganomicsDuring the 60's and 70's, the U.S. was suffering from 5.3% inflation and 6% unemployment. Refers to the unusual economic situation in which an economy is suffering both from inflation and from stagnation of its industrial growth.

          

  3. NAFTAFrench word meaning an easing of tensions between the world's superpowers during the Cold War.

          

  4. September 11, 2001Economic crisis of 1973 that occurred when OPEC nations refused to export oil to Western nations. Ensuing economic crisis plagued Gerald Ford's time in office.

          

  5. Bill ClintonHe was elected to be US President after Johnson decided to not to run for US president again. He promised peace with honor in Vietnam which means withdrawing American soliders from South Vietnam.

          

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