Unit 7: Chapter 27- Entering a New Era: Terms: America Pathways to the Present 2005
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Contract with America
In the 1994 congressional elections, Congressman Newt Gingrich had Republican candidates sign a document in which they pledged their support for such things as a balanced budget amendment, term limits for members of Congress, and a middle-class tax cut.
charges that President Clinton had engaged in improper business transactions before becoming President
a rapid increase
a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race.
Boycotts, embargoes, and other economic measures that one country uses to pressure another country into changing its policies.
a strategy in which school subjects are taught in both the learner's original language and the second (majority) language
A global network connecting millions of computers, making it possible to exchange information.
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Agreement that created a free-trade area among the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
International organization derived from the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) that promotes it free trade around the world.
An organization that manufactures and markets products in many different countries and has multinational stock ownership and multinational management
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