5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- National Energy Act
- Alliance for Progress
- Family Assistance Plan
- a the authority to act that an elected official receives from the voters who elected him or her.
- b Opposed War.
- c a law enacted during Carter admin, established a tax on gas-guzzling cars, removed price controls on US oil and natural gas, and provided tax credits for development of alternative energy sources.
- d a welfare-reform proposal approved by the House of Representatives in 1970 but defeated in the Senate; that would have guaranteed an income to welfare recipients who agreed to undergo job training and to accept work.
- e US foreign-aid program of 1960s, providing economic and technical assistance to Latin American countries.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Nixon's strategy for ending US involvement in war: gradual withdrawal of US troops and their replacement with South Vietnamese forces.
- Nuclear Power Plant in Harrisburg, Penn. which failed, causing radiation to be admitted in the air
- a situation in which a country imports more goods than it exports.
- which was advocated by Henry Kissinger in the Nixon admin that involves dealing with other nations in a practical and flexible way rather than according to a rigid policy.
- a US military raid on a South Vietnamese village, intended to root out villagers with ties to the Vietcong, but often resulting in the destruction of the village and the displacement of its inhabitants.
5 True/False questions
Franchise → A company that offers similar products or services in many locations
Suburbs → Small residential communities surrounding cities. Offered by Levitt for less than $8,000 in response to the housing crisis.
Pentagon papers → A slogan - first used in the 1940s and revived by Stokely Carmichael in the 1960s - that encouraged African-American pride and political and social leadership
Eisenhower Doctrine → Commitment to defend the Middle East against attack by any Communist country.
Economic Opportunity Act → a law enacted during Carter admin, established a tax on gas-guzzling cars, removed price controls on US oil and natural gas, and provided tax credits for development of alternative energy sources.