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Which of the following is a limitation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
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It represents a moral code only and cannot be enforced by law.
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US opposed the economic system of Soviet Union b/c…
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did not allow people to make free choices.
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One post-war goal of US that created tension with USSR…
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The US push to promote democracy across globe.
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The US policy of containment was intended to prevent communism from spreading beyond…
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The Soviet Union
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Client States were controlled by…
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The Soviet Union
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Which best describes the US policy of containment?
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The US would use economic and military measures.
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How did Soviet Union maintain control of East Germany after WWII?
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Soviets kept their troops in East Germany.
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The Truman Doctrine and the containment policy were designed to…
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stop communism.
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How did Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech impact the Truman Doctrine?
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Churchill’s famous speech convinced that USSR was an enemy not ally, lead to creation of Truman Doctrine.
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According to ____ theory, if one nation adopted communism, nearby nations also would.
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“domino”
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Terrell conformed to 1950’s. What behaviors would be observed?
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Would save money to buy a TV.
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Which is FALSE?
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Most people tended to go their ways and valued individualism.
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In what year did the birthrate peak?
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1955
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When did birthrate grow most quickly?
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1945-1950
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“Affluent” society means?
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People become wealthier.
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Which occured in 1950’s?
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The size pf the middle class increase, more people achieved economic’s security.
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What are the main features of GI Bill?
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Unemployment benefits, grants to pay for college or technical school, reduced financing for home, farm or business loans.
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Which describes relation of GI Bill and Suburban growth?
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Veterans were able o borrow money with low interest rates and use that money to purchase homes in suburbs.
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What year did GNP reach $400 billion?
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1955
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Which best describes what graph is showing?
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GNP increases between 1945-1960
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What is Bill Levitt talking about in this quote?
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Planning suburban communities which considered housing, recreation facilities and schools.
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Which was criticism of Levittains?
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constructed cheaply, too similar to one another, overplanned and lacked character.
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In the 1950’s, Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for
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polio
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Changes that happened in the 1950’s?
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advertising encouraged Americans to be consumers.
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How many had TV’s in 1955?
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30 million. 90% had a TV.
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James Dean became symbol of
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rebellion.
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Jack Kerovac:
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Wrote on the Road and celebrated freedom and individuality
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Why did California adopt master plan for higher education?
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Provide greater access to higher education in response to growing population.
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According to the plan, the top 12.5% of students graduating from public schools are eligible for admissions to UC.
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Grants, masters, baccalaureate degrees, and focus on liberal arts and sciences.
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CSU
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Grants, doctoral, masters…
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UC
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Grants associate degrees and professional certificates…
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CC
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What else did the master plan call for?
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15 year plan to expand, coordinating body to advance state int. periodic increase institution.
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The first person to orbit earth?
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Yori Gagarin
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Major goal of NASA’s gemini program?
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Launch astronauts on long flights.
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Why was gemini valuable to space programs?
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Worked perfect methods a “re-entry and landing”
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Best definition of nuclear detterence?
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Threat of nuclear was enough to stop attack.
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Link between Sputnik I and National Defence education act?
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National Defense Education Act created in response to Sputnik I
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Why did US suffer loss of confidence after launch of Sputnik I?
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US assumed they would be 1st to space before soviets.
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Major impact of launch of sputnik to US?
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US took steps to catch up and surpass Soviets?
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During Cold War arms race, how did H bomb differ from A bomb?
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H-bomb more destructive.
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October 1957 , Soviet Union shocked US by…
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launching satellite, Sputnik I
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Consequence of H bomb?
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Radiation sickness
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Why was US concerned about Vietnam?
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US feared communism would spread to Laos and Cambodia
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John Foster Dulles was responsible for creating…
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Eisenhower Doctrine
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Truman Doctrine and Eisenhower Doctrine is similar…
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aided economic aid to help resist communism.
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Truman and Eisenhower doctrine was most concerned with…
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halting spread of communism throughout world.
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“Brinkmanship” taking dispute to edge conflict.
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Forcing opposition to back down.
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After U2 incident, Eisenhower employ Brinkmanship against…
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Nikita Krushchev
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Whom did US support president of South Vietnam?
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Ngo Dinh Diem
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What position did John Foster Dulles hold in Eisenhower cabinet?
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Secretary of state.
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An important effect on the March of Washington for jobs and freedom…
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it raised awareness of civil rights through TV coverage
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Who gave a historically important speech during March on Washington?
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Martin Luther King Jr.
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Civil rights activists challenged southern voting laws b/c they conflicted w/
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The 15th amendment
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Goal of March on Washington…
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demand legal equality for African Americans.
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“I have a dream” speech referred to historic document?
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The Declaration of Independence
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Which best describes the voting rights act of 1965?
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Protected voting rights for all Americans by taking away qualifications.
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The Civil Rights Act that passed in 1964?
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Was stronger than 1st draft
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Literacy tests were banned by…
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Voting Rights of 1965
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Why did Malcolm X leave NOI?
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Disagreed w. separatist views.
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Black Panthers was formed by the Huey Newton and…
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Bobby Seale
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Which ideas did NOI support?
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Black Nationalism
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“By any means necessary” Malcolm meant…
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promoting violence to achieve civil rights goals.
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During summer 1967, 150 riots protested
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racial inequality
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Best describes Watts Riots affected US?
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Tension and violence increased in other areas.
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How did black power movement change civil rights movement?
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discouraged alliances w. support sympathetic whites
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Malcolm X was assassinated by..
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Nation of Islam
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Which conflicts lead to increased discrimination against Asian Americans?
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WWII and Vietnam War.
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Main goal of Asian American activists in 1960’s was…
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to preserve Asian American Culture.
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How did leadership of Cesar Chavez affect United Farm Workers in the 1960’s?
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It led the UFW to use only nonviolent protests.
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Which statement best describes the grape boycott 1965?
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It was a long-lived very effective effort.
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SF was a focus for Asian Americans in 1960’s b/c…
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Where Asians has entered the US
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Yellow Power Movement of 1960’s sought to end…
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employment discrimination against Asian Americans
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In 1882, US law prohibited all immigration from
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China
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The occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota 1973, led by…
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Russell Means
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Which is the best summary of Cuban Missile Crisis?
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The US discovered Soviet Missile Bases in Cuba and blockaded the island; a secret agreement led to the removal of missiles from Cuba and Turkey.
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Conflict between the US and the Soviet Union over the city of Berlin first arose…
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In 1948, during the Soviet Blockade.
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What was a physical symbol of the split between the US and the Soviet Union during the Cold War?
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The Berlin Wall
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Which country assisted East Germany in construction of the Berlin Wall
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The Soviet Union
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Which event occured in Oct. 1962, sparking Cuban Missile Crisis?
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A US spy plane photographed base.
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Best description of the outcome of 1961 Vienna Summer?
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IS NOT: Kennedy gave a famous speech in response to the construction of the Berlin Wall
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Kennedy’s response to the construction of the Berlin Wall?
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led to Soviet Union to believe that Kennedy would back down if confronted.
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Based on the excerpt from Kennedy’s letter, what was the danger of nuclear war?
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widespread destruction
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Which event most directly led to construction of Berlin Wall?
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Outcome of 1961 Vienna Summit
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Secret agreement ended Cuban Missile Crisis?
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Promise by the US not to ever invade Cuba.
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Creation of Communist Hotline between US and USSR…
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the end of Cuban Missile Crisis
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As a result of the Apollo program which was established in the 1960’s…
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important technologies were developed that are in use today.
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Why was the Warren Commission created in 1963 Nov?
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to investigate Kennedy’s Assassination.
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Best describes the setting of Kennedy’s assassination?
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Outdoor, public place, where many gathered to watch Kennedy drive by.
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What was the main goal of Gemini program?
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to develop and test new space technologies.
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Who was accused of firing the shots that killed Kennedy?
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Lee Harvey Oswald
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What effect did Soviet Union sending a man into space in 1961 have on President Kennedy?
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It spurred him to set the goal of sending an American to the moon
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How was the Soviet orbital flight in 1961 related to Apollo Program?
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It inspired the US to est. Apollo Program
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How did Kennedy address civil rights?
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proposed national civil rights legislation.
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Eisenhower believed in domino theory…
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if one country falls to comm. neighbors will.
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During Vietnam War, most Americans became aware of Tet Offensive as a result of…
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TV Reports
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While fighting in war, American Soldiers often…
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had trouble finding attackers in dense jungles.
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During war in Vietnam, main opp.of US were…
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Viet Cong NVA
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How did Kennedy react when Viet Cong seemed to be winning war in South Vietnam?
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Sent more money military equipment and advisers?
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Between 1965-1968, war fought primarily…
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In the jungle
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How did US military move troops quickly through jungle?
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In helicopters
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Which caught the US by surprise in 1968, in midst of Vietnam War?
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Tet Offensive Attacks.
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Why was Viet Cong constantly on move?
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Tried to avoid US troops and bombers.
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Best describes how US citizens react to Tet Offensive?
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more and more Americans opposed the continuation of the war.
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Best describes 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution?
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authorized US president to deal with as he saw fit.
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To cobat US troops in Vietnam, the Viet Cong…
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used Guerilla Warfare
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How did Tet Offensive affect Viet Cong during war?
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led to loss of more than 50,000 troops
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1965, as conflict in Vietname intensified, the US…
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escalated its troop commitment to the conflict
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In the 1960’s, a form of protest known as teach-in typically…
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involved groups participating in speeches and debates.
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Why were students a Demo. Society a significant group in the 1960’s?
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held first national protest against the war in Vietnam
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Which example of act of civil disobedience?
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Burning a draft card
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Young women who belonged to 1960’s counterculture movement often…
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pursued nontraditional roles instead of housewives
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Which was most consistently opposed to the Vietnam, by late 1960’s?
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hippies
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Some young men who were drafted during the Vietnam War avoided military service by…
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fleeing to Canada or another country
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How did most college students who opposed the Vietnam War protest the fighting?
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Held sit-ins or used other nonviolent tactics
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The counterculture movement of the 1960’s best described as…
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a social movement that expressed discontent w/ main stream society.
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Why did Nixon order US forces to mine North Vietname Harbors in 1972?
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To cut off supplies to North Vietnam.
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Which occured when US troops withdrew from South Vietnam?
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South Vietnam surrendered after Saigon Fell
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Best describes Nixon’s policy of Vietnamization?
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It was a strategy that would shift responsibility for fighting the Vietnam War to South Vietnam troops.
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How did the War Powers Act of 1973 affect power of President?
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It required President to inform Congress within 48 hours of any new troop commitment.
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Best descries the situation Vietnam Veterans faced after returning to US?
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Many suffered from physical and mental injuries while others faced hostility from civilians around them.
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After Nixon elected President, attributed victory to…
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the support of the “silent majority”
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What Kent State students protest in 1970?
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Bombing of Cambodia
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Nixon sent US forces to Cambodia in 1970 to…
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Bomb Viet Cong supply lies along Ho Chi Minh Trail
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The purpose of SALT I agreement in 1972 was to…
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Regulate Soviet production of missiles carrying nuclear weapons.
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The Philadelphia Plan was…
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First affirmative action program in the US
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Which added to severe US economic problems in 1971?
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A recession
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Best explains why a partnership with China was attractive during the Nixon Admin?
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China was a potential ally and market for American Goods
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As a conservative republican, President Nixon…
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Focused on making government run more efficiently
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Who is credited with launching the environment movement?
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Rachel Carson
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Kissinger’s approach toward foreign policy was shaped largely by the idea of..
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realplitik
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Original purpose of ERA…
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Oversee clean air, water quality and endangered species act.
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After Nixon’s election in 1968, US began to experience…
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an economic downturn…
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Nixon’s original proposals to help US economy?
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Balancing US Budget
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Best describes main cause of 1973 oil crisis?
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OPEC raised oil prices to punish the US for its support of Israel.
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Purpose of Nixon’s detente was to…
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ease tensions between Nations.
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A domestic initiative the President Nixon was responsible for…
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creating the ERA
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Best describes Nixon administration approach to China, Soviet Union, Latin America, during Nixon’s first term in office?
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Administration pressured Latin America and sought to reduce tensions with China and Soviet Union.
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How did news of Watergate reach public?
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Newspaper articles
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When Nixon finally turned over tapes, tapes were…
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contained important 18 1/2 minute gap.
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How did America react to “Saturday Night Massacre”?
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called for hi to be impeached.
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Who became president after resignation?
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Gerald Ford.
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How did news of Watergate affect Nixon’s 1972 re-election bid?
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did not harm reelection bid.
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Nixon’s initial reaction to Watergate Break In?
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denied any knowledge of it
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Nixon worried about being reelection in 1972 b/c…
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he narrowly won popular vote in 1968.
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The term impeachment means…
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Removing a government official from office.
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Best describes Vietnam during Ford Administration?
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South Vietnam fell to North Vietna,
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Senate hoped to learn from Watergate tapes…
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What president knew and when he knew
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Major event that took plave in US 1979 was…
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an energy crisis
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2 early economic plans proposed by Carter…
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did not improve economic growth
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Both the civil embargo 1973 and oil shock 1979 showed US…
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IS NOT: government headed to start exploring alternate sources of energy.
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The Federal Res. attempts to reduce inflation in 1979…
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IS NOT: caused economy to improve slowly…
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How did Carter respond to energy crisis in 1979?
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tried to increase US oil production
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Why create Department of Energy?
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Reduce American dependence on foreign policy.
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Affected US economy during 1970’s?
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stagflation
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How much did inflation increase during Carter?
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About 7%
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How did shortage of oil from OPEC affect US?
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created more unemployment
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Actions of Federal Reserve during Carter resulted in…
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American pay higher interest rates on loans
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True about US economy during 1970’s?
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Price for good and services increase, dollar bought less
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Best describes US economy of 1970’s?
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Fewer jobs, lower wages, America fewer resources.
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Federal Reserves attempts to reduce inflation in 1979?
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caused economy to slow further
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Stagflation in US economy in 1970’s resulted in…
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slow economic growth
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Before the Camp David Accords, Egypt was considered…
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An enemy of Israel and major Arab nation
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Afghan soldiers who fought against the Soviet invasion of Afghan in 1979 were called…
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The Mojahideen
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Result of President meeting at Camp David Accords was Israel and Egypt..
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signed a historic peace treaty
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Outcome of US attempt to rescue Iranian hostages?
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The rescue attempt failed
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The SALT II Treaty…
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limited each other’s nuclear arsenal
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Carter’s foreign policy failures included…
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not being able to bring home Iranian hostages.
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Which did Carter fail to do?
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Free American hostages taken by Iran.
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Best describes Carter’s attempts to free hostages?
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All attempts failed
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Anwar Al-Sadat and Menachem Begin won the Nobel Prize in 1978 for…
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Signing David Accords
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Which Best describes focus of abortion opponents today?
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They work both to restrict and to outlaw abortions.
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Example of workplace inequality would be…
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women earning less than men for similar work.
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Some women opposed the Equal Rights Amendment b/c..
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they thought it would undermined traditional values.
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The national organization for women is primarily a…
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political advocacy group.
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Many women reacted to The Feminine Mystique by feeling…
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empowered to seek social and economic equality
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The Feminine Mystique was written by…
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Betty Frieden
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In the 1970;s, NOW expanded its goals by…
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supporting the equal rights movement
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One way many women’s lives changed in the 1950’s was…
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were helped by new household technology
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Supreme Court decisions Groswold vs. Conneticut and ROe vs. Wade were based on the principle of the right to…
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privacy
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In the 1950’s and 1960’s, women attracted to jobs developing…
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service industry
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The Feminine Mystique author argued that…
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women feel worthless when deny themselves freedom of expression.
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Best explains why NOW included child care and maternity leave in their Bill of Rights for Women?
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The organization recognized that working mothers faced special problems.
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Best explains how Reagan’s economic message helped him win the 1980’s president election?
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Reagan’s economy plan seemed more specific than Carter.
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Campaign promises Reagan unable to keep?
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decreasing federal spending
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Reagan based his reelection campaign in 1984 on…
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a booming economy
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Based on economic policy Reagan believed America would experience..
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Economic benefits
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Benefited most from policies enacted Reagan administration?
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wealthy business men
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Group contributed to the conservative victory in the 1980 president election was…
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Democratic supporters of Ronald Reagan
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According to President Reagan model for supple-side economy, 1st step of cycle was…
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reducing taxes
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Why did many Americans seek change in presidential election of 1980?
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Questioned Carter’s leadership
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Reagan believed jobs would be created through deregulation…
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removing laws and rules that govern business
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Reagan’s policies affected government spending by..
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decreasing funds for social programs.
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How did strong economy that emerged during the Reagan years affect social change in 1980’s?
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New technology created demand for new products.
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Which led to increase in Cold War tensions between the US and USSR in 1983?
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Breakdown in arms-control negotiation
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The aspect of Iran-Contra Affair that most damaged President Reagan’s rep was that…
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laws were sidestepped
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A reason for conflict in the middle east during President Reagan’s admin. was…
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Political changed caused by religious differences
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What did President Reagan approach to the Cold War reveal about his foreign policy strategy…
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He wanted to work for peace from a position of military strength
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Nickname for President Reagan Strategy Defense Initiative…
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“Star Wars”
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US Marine barracks in Beirut was targeted b/c…
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US did not sanction Israel for invading Lebanon
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Best describes connection between Iran and Nic. during 1980’s?
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Profits from arms sold to Iran were used to fund the Contras in Nic.
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In 1987, Reagan and Gorn. signed INF which…
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improved US-Sov. relation through reduction of arms
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President Reagan ordered CIA to recruit guerilla fighters in…
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Nicaragua
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When came to power of 1985, Gorbachev…
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hoped to improve relations w/ the West.
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Best explains President Reagan foreign policy affected the US economy?
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US built up it’s weapon stockpile which increase def. spending
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Middle Eastern Terrorists targeted US b/c…
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US intervened Middle Eastern politics.
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Best describes how terrorism affects US foreign policy in Middle East?
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US supports Israel in spite of terrorist attacks.
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President Reagan believed spread of communism in Latin America directly due to…
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leftists
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Best describes Iran-Contra affair?
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A secret arms deal
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How did the weakening of Soviet Union affect other nations in Europe?
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It weakened those w. common dictatorship
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Which was made possible by end of Cold War?
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the reunification of Germany
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The goal of perestroika was to…
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reform the Soviet Econ.
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How did fall of the Sov. Union affect Cuba’s econ?
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Cuba’s econ. weakened
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Which of the following statements about George W. H. Bush?
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Trusted Gorb. more than Reagan
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Meaning of “giasnost” is…
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openness
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Accurately describes China today?
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China remains comm. but is major econ. power.
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The Berlin Wall was viewed as a symbol of…
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comm. oppression
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Negative affect of ARRA was that…
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Federal deficit grew
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How did the killing of Osama Bin Laden affect US foreign relations?
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It strained US Pakistan relations
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In 2010, demonstrators used peaceful uprisings o overthrow the government of…
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Egypt and Tunisia
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In 2010, Congress passed a major plan to reform…
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health care
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The election of 2008 was historically significant to women because…
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one woman ran for president and one ran for vice president.
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Which helped determine outcome of 2008 residential race?
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Oppositions to war in Iraq.
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In 2012, Supreme Court ruled that requiring people to buy health insurance is…
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An acceptable use of the power to tax.
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The outcome of residential election in 2008 was because US elected…
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An African American
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Best describes state of economy when Obama took office…
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Financial institutions were falling, housing prices had fallen, unemployment was rising.
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A goal of Obama administration in US was to..
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Train people to work in green industry.
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Best describes election of 2008?
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Voter turnout was high because America knew important decisions had to be made.
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During 2008 presidential campaign, 2 leading candidates for the democratic nation were…
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An African American and former First Lady
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Which about pollution is FALSE?
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Air pollution is only a problem in developing worlds.
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Which is NOT included in UN Declaration of Human Rights?
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The right to inhumane punishment
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Which is NOT considered an environmental challenge, but is cause of world’s environmental issues?
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Overpopulation
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48% of World’s population suffers from lack of basic ___, or adequate conditions for public health.
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sanitation
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Terrorism has become a global challenge, so US begun working with other nations to cut funding to terrorist cells.
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TRUE
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One of the main reasons for water scarcity in the developing world is that fresh water is being diverted to agriculture to feed growing population.
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TRUE
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According to UN Human Rights are ___, meaning they apply to everyone regardless of race, age, nation, gender or ethnicity.
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Universal
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Conflict areas are the sources of many political and social challenges, including large population of homeless ___ creation of ___.
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refugees, terrorist, children.
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Nearly half of all world’s meds are created from natural product…
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biodiversity
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Which is FALSE?
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The IMF and World Bank focus their efforts on promoting World Trade.
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The primary focus of Grameen Bank is to…
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provide microcredit loans, especially women.
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Which country is largest shareholder in World Bank?
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the US
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Important function of ___ is to develop program for rebuilding a nation’s economy.
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Int. monetary Fund (IMF)
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The fundamental facility and systems serving country, such as transportation, comm. systems, power plants and schools are called…
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Infrastructure
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All of the following are signs of economic crisis except…
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an increase in taxes
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Oxfam American Doctors without Borders and red cross are examples of…
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NGOs
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The IMF makes ___ loans to countries based in specific goals and conditions.
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installment
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Countries that join IMF must commit to…
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pursuing stable economic policies.
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Which does NOT describe microcredit loans?
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microcredit loans are interest free
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What role do teenagers pay in westernization of the world?
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Teens are biggest group of consumers.
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Which nations does not dominate global marketplace?
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South Asia
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In which of the following scenarios would WTO be criticized?
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A Japanese textile company purchases US cotton instead of Kenyan cotton.
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Best describes “and increasingly int. approach to produce, marketing and distributed goods and services?
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Economic globalization
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If US government were to reg. financial structure including banks and businesses, which criteria of capitalism economy would it violate?
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Government involvement in businesses and market must be limited.
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Providing financial assistance for smaller nation’s economy negotiation teams and increasing bargain powers of these nations ____.
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is one strategy WTO has used to deflect criticism of its policies.
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Which 4 principles does UN global compact for multinational corporations address?
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human rights, labor standards, the environment and anti-corruption.
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Many international cultures are becoming westernized which best symbolize effect of this process on indigenous cultures…
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a scale tipping heavily in one direction.
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Countries that are on the rise econ. and growing importance in the global econ. but still have…
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semi-periphery
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Why are rainforests important to pharmaceutical industry?
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many ingredients in important drugs come from plants discovered in the rain forests.
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How did Colombian drug cartels respond after the US and Colombian government began working together to shut down the importation of drugs into US?
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Began campaign of violence, murdering 100s of government off.
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Biofuels are fuels made of all except…
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petroleum
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People often cut down trees to plant crops such as sugar. The ___ industry often blamed for deforestation…
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Biofuel
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Which country source of most illegal drugs… 1970’s and 1980’s?
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Columbia
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Why are free speeches rights at risk in Mexico?
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Journalists who report on corruption are often threatened
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Which groups most responses for deforestation…
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illegal loggers who ignore limits and permits
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In the 1990’s, US and Columbian government successfully dismantled…
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TRUE
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Beginning in 2000’s majority of illegal drugs..
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Mexico
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In urban areas, fine particles caused by dust or pollution often cloud air close to ground…
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Haze
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Which of the following groups are most at risk for health problems resulting from air pollution?
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People with asthma or other resp illnesses.
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Necessary ingredients for acid rain…
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air pollution
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Which of the following is NOT a reason why mining is imp. for Canada?
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Mining generates 68 billion dollars annually.
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For an area to be considered “urban” in US, has to have at least…
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1,000 people
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Water pollution, soil contamination, and destruction if animal habits are common neg. consequences of ___ in Canada.
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mining
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Percent of Canada’s logging activities are not sustainable?
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90%
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Contaminated fish are unhealthy to eat because they contain large amounts of…
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mercury
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British Columbia’s coastal forests are best known…
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A unique habitat for plants and animals
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Which nation helped the US invade Iraq in 2003?
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Great Britain
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What tactic did Taliban fighters use to reassert control of some areas of Afghanistan?
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Suicide bombings
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US involvement in Afghanistan, which began in 2001,
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continued into the 2010s.
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During President Obama’s first term in office…
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he continued the withdrawal of troops from Iraq
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After the invasion of Iraq in 2003,
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the US found no WMDs
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Between 2008 and 2011, the number of US troops
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increased significantly
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As the costs for the war in Iraq increased..
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many Americans withdrew their support.
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After the invasion of Afghanistan by US-led forces
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democratic elections were held
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According to President Bush, which country belonged to an “axis of evil” that supported terrorism?
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Iran
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The invasion of Afghanistan by American troops caused
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the Taliban’s government to fall quickly
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In the early 2000s, as a result of the Afghan people’s anger toward the US,
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the Taliban began to regain control over some areas.
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In 2006, former Iraq ruler Saddam Hussein was
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executed by the new government.
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Since 1960, the immigrant population in the United States has
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become more diverse.
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The social gospel movement taught that poverty was caused by…
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society’s problems
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Which of the following best states the purpose of the Second Vatican Council?
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To modernize the Catholic Church
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Which of the following best explains why California has more Catholics than any other state?
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California has a large American population, and many Latin Americans are Catholic.
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Which of the following best describes the history of American Indian religions in the US?
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American Indian religious practices were often banned, and American Indians were often forcibly converted to Christianity.
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To spread his evangelical message, Billy Graham
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Appeared on television and radio
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How was Anne Hutchinson punished by the government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1638?
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She was banished to Rhode Island
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What was the Second Great Awakening?
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a movement beginning in the late 1700s that emphasized democratic ideals
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The First Great Awakening was
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a series of religious revivals that swept the American colonies in the 1730s
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Which of the following best describes a hate crime?
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A crime motivated by prejudice
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In most of early colonial America
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Church membership and attendance were required
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What was the primary aim of the Christian liberal theology movement?
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To reconcile modern science with the Bible
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Water usage in the US has…
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tripled during the last fifty years.
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Which of the following is the best description of fresh water as a natural resource?
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limited and vulnerable
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Who finances the EPA’s Superfund?
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The US government and companies that pollute
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What advantages does nuclear power have over the burning of fossil fuels?
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Nuclear power does not pollute the air.
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Which of the following happens when fossil fuels are burned?
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Carbon dioxide and other pollutants are released into the air.
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Which of the following lists disadvantages of nuclear power?
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Nuclear power produces radioactive waste and creates a potential for disaster.
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In 1997, the Kyoto Protocol treaty was signed by 191 nations…
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not including the United States
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What advantage does nuclear power have over the burning of fossil fuels?
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Nuclear power does not pollute the air.
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Why is the idea of climate change controversial?
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Not everyone agrees on its causes or its possible solutions
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Which of the following is an important purpose of national parks and wildlife refuges?
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To protect landscapes and endangered species.
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Which of the following is a difficulty associated with environmental preotection?
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cost, unpredictability, sustainability
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What is the main function of environmental policy?
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Reduce human impact on the environment.
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Which of the following is a negative consequences of scientific advancements on society?
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increased pollution.
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How does monitoring environmental parameters affect policies regarding resource use?
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Environmental parameters indicate whether or not resource use is harming the environment.
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The Office of Ecology and Natural Resources Conservation works to…
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develop foreign policy regarding the sustainable use of natural resources.
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Science has had no negative impacts on society.
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FALSE
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Why is it important for environmental policy to address pollution concerns?
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Pollution can have a negative impact on human heath, pollution is damaging to the environment, pollution can cause a reduction in usable natural resources.
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How can using a combination of policy tools be more efficient than using one exclusively?
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Using a combination of policy tools allows for a wider range of coverage
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Waste management is an environmental issue that has been addressed by environmental policy.
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TRUE
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The Kyoto protocol works by ___.
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voluntary involvement
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Environmental issues have undergone changes since the 1970’s.
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TRUE
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The cap and dividend policy works by ___.
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Reducing carbon emissions over time through the use of permits.
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What was an effect of major environmental issues that occured in the 1960’s?
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The national government instituted regulations to handle environmental issues.
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What do the international efforts at reducing resource and ecological depletion have in common?
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They rely on voluntary participation.
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What is the main goal of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change?
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to prevent the continued rise of greenhouse gas concentrations.
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Why is it important for all countries to participate in reducing resource depletion?
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Resource depletion that occurs in one country may be due to demand in another, the depletion of resources in one area can have a dramatic effect on other regions, resources are limited globally
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All international conservation programs were started in 1990’s.
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FALSE
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The Environmental Policy Act of 1969 was instituted as a follow up regulation to major environmental issues that occured in the 1960’s.
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FALSE
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The Environmental Policy Act of 1969 was instituted as a follow up regulation to major environmental issues that occured in the 1960’s.
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TRUE

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