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AEPA: America in the 1980s Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which landmark legislation did Bush sign prohibiting discrimination against disabled Americans in public facilities and the workplace?

Question 2 2. Why did some members of the Democratic Party support Senator Edward Kennedy over President Carter as the democratic nominee in the 1980 election?

Question 3 3. Which of the following profiles likely profited the most from the Reagan economic program?

Question 4 4. Why is Reagenomics often associated with supply-side economics?

Question 5 5. Which of the following were accomplishments for women during the 1980s?

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Question 6 6. How did the domestic agenda of the Bush administration compare to that of Ronald Reagan?

Question 7 7. Why did the United States invade Panama during the Bush administration?

Question 8 8. Identify the most likely profile of an AIDS infected American in the 1980s:

Question 9 9. How did Bush respond to the Chinese military violently overtaking pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square?

Question 10 10. Which of the following individuals was NOT a choice for the Republican nomination during the 1980 presidential primary?

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Question 11 11. What characteristics made 'Generation X' Americans the 'me' or 'yuppie' generation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following countries did Reagan NOT engage via force?

Question 13 13. In 1982, President Reagan declared a 'War on Drugs.' Reagan's wife, Nancy Reagan, campaigned to end drug use on which of the following slogans?

Question 14 14. Why was the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1992 important?

Question 15 15. Why did Bush campaign for a New World Order?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following were objectives of Reagan's economic program?

Question 17 17. What was the Republicans' response when Bush signed the Civil Rights Act of 1991?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a slogan Reagan would NOT have supported in his 1980 election campaign?

Question 19 19. How was Mikhail Gorbachev different from his predecessors?

Question 20 20. How did the productivity growth during Reagan compare to the years of the Carter administration?

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Question 21 21. In addition to the federal debt, what other economic issue plagued the Bush administration?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT a success of Reagan's economic plan?

Question 23 23. Which of the following was a profile of a probable Reagan supporter in the 1980 election?

Question 24 24. How did shows such as Life Styles of the Rich and Famous and slogans such as Shop 'Til You Drop' impact the American people?

Question 25 25. What tactic did President George H.W. Bush favor in his foreign policy?

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Question 26 26. Why did the New Right, which Reagan represented, appeal to the electorate in 1980?

Question 27 27. Why did President Ronald Reagan renew the Cold War with the Soviet Union?

Question 28 28. Why did the United States initiate Operation Desert Storm?

Question 29 29. Why did Reagan approve the Star Wars program?

Question 30 30. Why was the Iran-Contra affair not only controversial but also deeply contradictive?

AEPA: America in the 1980s Chapter Exam Instructions

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