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5 Matching questions

  1. Iran Hostage Crisis
  2. Due ____________
  3. Voting Amendments
  4. Geraldine Ferraro
  5. Panama Canal Treaties
  1. a A situation taking place between 1979-1981, in which 52 American __________ were held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Iran
  2. b 15. African American males were given the right to vote; 19. Women granted suffrage (voting rights); 24. ________ taxes were banned; 26. Lowered the voting age to _____
  3. c Walter Mondale's ____________________ choice in the 1984 presidential election.
  4. d Principle that the government must respect all the legal rights that are owed to a person under the law
  5. e Agreement by U.S. and Panamanian leaders in the 1970s to transfer control of the Panama Canal to Panama by the year ________

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 13. __________________ ; 14. granted citizenship to ex-slaves; 15. granted male African Americans the right to vote
  2. President Ford's slogan to gain support for anti-inflation programs
  3. Reagan's massively expensive defense plan to block a Soviet missile attack from outer space.
  4. the ________________ (or executive's) privilege to reject something (a law)
  5. 1978 Peace agreement between Egypt and Israel negotiated by Carter

5 True/False questions

  1. Clemencyshowing mercy or leniency towards a crime committed.


  2. Bill of Rights1. freedom of expression; 2. right to bear arms; 3. quartering of soldiers in peace time; 4. protection from illegal __________ and __________; 5. due process; 6. right to speedy _________; 7. right to trial by jury; 8. protection against cruel and unusual punishment; 9. rights granted to the people; and 10. rights granted to the states


  3. Glasnostto officially forgive and erase the crimes someone has committed or is accused of committing.


  4. New Righta political system in which the citizens elect _________________ to make laws.


  5. Ratifyto approve or pass a law