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America Since 1975
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The collapse of the Soviet Union ended which conflict involving the United States?
The Cold War
Use the information to answer the question. Ronald Reagan:United States :: Mikhail Gorbachev: ______________________
What was one cause of the collapse of the Soivet Union?
Citizens were granted more rights which led them to demand change.
How did President Ronald Reagan's attitude toward the Soviet Union change during his two terms in office?
During his first term, he wanted to be harsh, but during his second term, he was more peaceful with the Soviet Union.
What is the name of a government's strategy when dealing with other nations?
Cause: The Soviet Union spent more money on their military than their citizens to be as powerful as the United States. Effect: ? Which of the following BEST completes the organizer?
Citizens' living conditions worsened causing them to want independence.
Which of the following was one method used by President Reagan to intimidate the Soviet Union?
Increase the number of missiles owned by the United States.
What nickname did President Reagan give the Soviet Union when he first became president?
Use the table to answer the question: Citizens given more personal freedoms, Citizens speak out and demand independence, Citizens suffering during a struggling economy. Which of the following would be the BEST title for this list?
Causes of the Collapse and End of the Soviet Union
What is the name of the terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for the attacks on September 11, 2001?
What building in Washington, D.C. was targeted and struck by terrorists in September of 2001?
Which of the following is one action by the United States as part of what President George W. Bush called the "War on Terrorism?"
Preventing terrorist activities around the world
In what city was the World Trade Center located that was the target of terrorists on September 11, 2001?
New York, NY
Immediately following the events of September 11, 2001, to which country did the United States send troops to seek out those responsible for the attacks?
Use the quote to answer the question. "It is too late for [him] to remain in power. It is not too late for the Iraqi military to act with honor and protect your country by permitting the peaceful entry of coalition forces to eliminate weapons of mass destruction."
-President George W. Bush, March 17, 2003. Which leader is President Bush referring to in his speech from 2003?
What organization was prevented from visiting Iraq to look for weapons of mass destruction?
The United Nations (UN)
Use the information to answer the question. (Increasing America's Security, Finding Out Who Gives Money to Terrorists,
Forming Alliances with Nations Without Terrorists) Which of the following would be the BEST title for this list?
Actions in the War on Terrorism
Which of the following is a negative consequence of the development of the Internet?
It is sometimes used to commit crimes.
Use the information to answer the question. (Students can take classes online, People can shop and purchase products from home, Friends can communicate with each from long distances). Which of the following would be the BEST title for this list?
Positive Impacts of Television
Use the quote to answer the question.
"I am so glad that I can work from home instead of having to drive in traffic for an hour and sit in an office all day. It is this invention that makes working from home possible."
-Lucy Wang, Consultant. Which invention is the quote MOST LIKELY discussing?
The personal computer
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