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5 Matching questions

  1. Pentagon Papers
  2. Oil Embargo
  3. John Dean
  4. Spiro Agnew
  5. Daniel Ellsberg
  1. a nixon's tough-talking conservative vice president, who was forced to resign in 1973 for taking bribes and kickbacks
  2. b arab-sponsored restriction on energy exports after the 1973 arab-israeli war
  3. c top-secret documents, published by the new york times in 1971, that showed the blunders and deceptions that led the united states into the vietnam war
  4. d former pentagon official who "leaked" the pentagon papers
  5. e white house lawyer whose dramatic charges against nixon were validated by the watergate tapes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. nixon-ford-kissinger policy of seeking relaxe tensions with the soviet union through trade and arms limitation
  2. Strategynixon's plan to win reelection by curbing the supreme court's judicial activism and soft-pedaling civil rights
  3. supreme court justice whose "judicial activism" came under increasing attack by conservatives
  4. the law, passed in reaction to the secret cambodia bombing, that restricted presidential use of troops overseas without congressional authorization
  5. egyptian leader who signed the camp david accords with israel

5 True/False questions

  1. George McGovernsupreme court justice whose "judicial activism" came under increasing attack by conservatives


  2. Roe vs. Wadesupreme court decision that declared women's right to choose abortion


  3. Rachel Carsonenvironmental writer whose book silent spring helped encourage laws like the clean water act and the edangered species act


  4. Alcatraz, Wounded Kneetwo historic sites seized by american indian activists in 1970-1972 to draw public attention to indian grievances


  5. Watergate Complexa washington office complex that became a symbol of the widespread corruption of the nixon administration