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Civics chapter 8
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According to frontline PBS ______ is the NRA. he built the nra into what it is today
At what shooting were elementary children targeted
Some of the families wanted to push to outlaw the types of weapons used in The sandy hook shooting high capacity magazines and assault weapons. What happened next
Veterans delivered dose of reality to parents
The spring of 1999 after columbine Clinton's proposal to what moved from the senate to the house
Close the loop hole
For a generation ____- often joined by conservative dems have bottled up gun legislation even as the carnage of mass shootings grew ever more gruesome and the weaponry ever more deadly
Republicans in congress
After the Tucson shooting of gabby Gifford's there was a call for stiffer gun legislation
Ms Feinstein of California has spent years shepherding gun safety legislation
Almost always unsuccessfully
What was the response of the nra to gun regulation after the sandy hook shooting
Only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun
Right after the Virginia tech massacre ____ thwarted bipartisan legislation to expand background checks of gun purchasers after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newton conn
Who did the nra support in this past election
___ cracker down in guns. The anti crime initiative banning the import of assault style handguns the assault weapons ban
What ___ bill required backup checks at gun stores
40 year old Arizona congress woman ____ who was shot by a deranged man
What is considered the nation's most powerful lobby
In the wake of the Arizonaa shooting of a member of congress Obama delivered a speech what word was absent
"They are he best equipped most feared special interest group on capital hill. They are dot of the gold standard in how to do lobbying work in Washington"
They, Harris, Klebold, had assembled a small arsenal- sawed off shotguns a 9 mm carbine rufle and a Ted 9 pistol with a 30 round magazine the shooters got a friend to buy some of the weapons at a gun show without a background check it would become known as the
After events such as columbine and VA tech purchases at gun stores
"At the Colorado state capitol the anguish over the columbine massacre turned to protests. In the wake of the shootings thousands of protesters marched in Denver demanding that something anything he done." they targeted the
In 1968 who said effective crime control remains in my judgement effective gun control to promoter gun regulation
After the columbine massacre what happened with the nra membership
Went up and gun sales went up
In the 60s nra was a
For safety. To teach people how to use firearms
In Washington they say ___ was a decisive factor in al gores defeat
What we found in an exit poll is gun owners (Ohio 2000) - ____ percent of the voters in Ohio are gun owners and they went almost 60 percent for George W Bush
"That the semi auto ban gives jack booted government thugs not epower to take away our constitutional rights break in our doors seize our guns destroy our property and even injure or kill us"
Who made these statements about government officials "that he semi auto ban gives jack booted government thugs more power to take away our constitutional rights break in our doors seize our guns destroy our property and even injure or kill us"
Nra commercialism ____ wants government testing licensing and registration for all firearm wonders. He cast the vote that would have shit down every gun show. This year vote freedom first because if ___ wins you lose. Who was the nra talking about
The core of nra's political support comes from a ____ group of people. They're the ones who give the money. They're the ones that pay the freight for all the political battles
Very conservative Republicans
Charting Heston said this to whom I want to say those fighting words for everyone within the sound of my voice to hear and to heed and especially for you from my cold dead hands
In the 60s what pushed the federal government to consider gun regulation
Expansion of the Soviet Union
President __\__ resigned his lifetime membership in the nra
The bill to close the gun show loophole was quickly rushed to a vote in the senate. As the roll was called the vote became closer and closer. _____ was fall to break the tie.
Al gore (vp)
According to the frontline PBS video president ___ lined up the leadership of the national rifle association in his crosshairs
According to the nra the ____ is a symbol of freedom the only thing that keeps bad government from taking over
President Donald trump called the man who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds of others at a music festival in las vegas
A very sick individual
The nra was an organization back in the 60s was a
Very tame and not political organization
In the 2000 election in no small measure it was that fight over guns after ___ that had the firearm community more enlivened
The time bill clinton was elected the gun control movement had found a president willing to take up their cause. Clinton cracked down on guns- the anti crime initiative banning the import of
Most monarchs today
Face legal restrictions
A ____ is a government headed by religious leaders
Which of the following are theocracies today
Iran and Vatican
In a unitary government local government exist only to serve
Examples of unitary governments are found
What led to the world's first constitutional monarchy
Name one country with a federal form of government
Led to one of the first modern constitutional democracy
Type of democracy where the people elect a small group of people to do the work of the government
The United States has what type of democracy
The ability to cause others to behave as they might not otherwise choose to do
System where the right to rule passed from one generation of the ruling family to the next
What is the history of the nra? Describe the relationship with the Clinton admin. Describe nra's influence in the 2000 election
Started as a safety org teaching gun control.
1960s lbj called for a ban on mail ordered guns bc of the recent assassinations of milk and jfk.
Clinton admin was very hostile when he took on the nra.
Nra went after al gore and was able to take Clinton's state of Arkansas as well as Tennessee
Describe the sandy hook shooting. Describe the politics concerning the nra and the Obama administration after sandy hook
20 year old Adam Lanza came in and shot up the school in new town Connecticut on December 14, 2012.
He killed 20 children and 6 adults while he was there.
After sandy hook many parents wanted a ban on assault weapons.
Obama admin told them they can't pass it or it would be really hard to
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