5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Iran-Contra Affair
- Persian Gulf War
- Oil Embargo
- Mikhail Gorbachev
- Affirmative Action
- a 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.
- b A war fought between a coalition led by the United States and Iraq to free Kuwait from Iraqi invaders.
- c A policy designed to redress past discrimination against women and minority groups through measures to improve their economic and educational opportunities.
- d Scandal including arms sales to the Middle East in order to send money to help the Contras in Nicaragua even though Congress had objected.
- e Head of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. His liberalization effort improved relations with the West, but he lost power after his reforms led to the collapse of Communist governments in eastern Europe.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 43rd president of the US who began a campaign toward energy self-sufficiency and against terrorism in 2001.
- 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.
- The federal economic polices of the Reagan administration, elected in 1981. These policies combined a monetarist fiscal policy, supply-side tax cuts, and domestic budget cutting. Their goal was to reduce the size of the federal government and stimulate economic growth.
5 True/False questions
Osama Bin Laden → 2003 - March 20, 2003. The United States leads a coalition that includes Britain, Australia and Spain to invade Iraq with the stated goal being "to disarm Iraq in pursuit of peace, stability, and security both in the Gulf region and in the United States.
Detente → A trade agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico that encourages free trade between these North American countries.
Roe vs. Wade → 2003 - March 20, 2003. The United States leads a coalition that includes Britain, Australia and Spain to invade Iraq with the stated goal being "to disarm Iraq in pursuit of peace, stability, and security both in the Gulf region and in the United States.
Richard Nixon → He 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.
Ronald Reagan → 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.