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Abeka Grade 6 New World History Test 12
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He believed Communism should be stopped before it could attack and enslave a country.
John F. Kennedy
This President's welfare program was called the New Frontier.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
He strengthened the military alliance of NATO.
George H.W. Bush
Operation Desert Storm in Iraq was under his Presidency.
Richard M. Nixon
He was the only President to resign from office.
This President convinced the Soviet Union leader Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall and begin Perestroika.
President Johnson's plan for social reform was called the _________
the attempt to return America to the traditional values of church, family, and free enterprise
1964 Civil Rights Act
The legislation that guarantees voting, housing, and job rights for ethnic minorities
One of the decisions handed down by the liberal Supreme Court of the 1970s was Roe vs. Wade, which _________________.
What is the capital of California?
What is the capital of Arizona?
What is the capital of Montana?
What is the capital of Nebraska?
What is the capital of Texas?
What is the capital of New York?
What is the capital of Florida?
What is the capital of Idaho?
What is the capital of Alaska?
Salt Lake City
What is the capital of Utah?
What is the capital of Wisconsin?
What is the capital of Virginia?
What is the capital of Hawaii?
What is the capital of Maine?
What is the capital of New Jersey?
What is the capital of Kentucky?
What is the capital of Vermont?
What is the capital of Pennsylvania?
What is the capital of Oregon?
What is the capital of Illinois?
the system of producing and distributing goods
the explosion of the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia
What two events caused a slowdown in the space program?
an Islamic terrorist group responsible for the attack on September 11, 2001
Afghanistan and Iraq
two countries where the U.S. military attacked terrorists in the "War on Terror"
first black major league baseball player
Supreme Court Justice who stressed the importance of moral character
first American to orbit the earth
first man to walk on the moon
first black President of the United States
lady who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, an act which led to a change in segregation laws
Sandra Day O'Connor
first woman appointed to the Supreme Court by Ronald Reagan
doctor who developed a vaccine against polio
one of the greatest opera singers of her time
first American to fly in space
helped bring about a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel
Martin Luther King Jr
black minister active in civil rights movement
John F. Kennedy
President during the Cuban Missile Crisis
Liberals want to break away from traditional beliefs and values. They believe that the government should provide for people's everyday needs. Conservatives believe that the job of the government is to protect people from invaders. People must be free to handle their own daily responsibilities. Conservatives are concerned with preserving America's heritage of freedom and responsibility.
Explain the position of political liberals and conservatives in Modern America.
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