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Major U.S. Political Events & Developments since 1945 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Truman's Fair Deal focused most concertedly on elevating which segment of society?

Question 2 2. Why was Truman's Fair Deal received differently than his predecessor's policies?

Question 3 3. Identify one issue that Truman's Fair Deal focused on much more explicitly than FDR's New Deal.

Question 4 4. Which of these was NOT a reason that Democrats lost seats in the 1994 mid-term elections?

Question 5 5. How did Congress respond when Clinton refused to accept their budget proposal?

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Question 6 6. How was the Contract with America defined?

Question 7 7. Which of the following did the Great Society attempt to address?

Question 8 8. How did President Johnson's view of the Great Society program change in 1968?

Question 9 9. Why did the Great Society and its programs struggle to survive?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was not a proposed focus of the New Frontier programs?

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Question 11 11. The New Frontier program envisioned what type of government?

Question 12 12. At what venue did John F. Kennedy deliver the New Frontier speech?

Question 13 13. Why was the Iran-Contra affair not only controversial but also deeply contradictive?

Question 14 14. Why did Reagan approve the Star Wars program?

Question 15 15. Which of the following countries did Reagan NOT engage via force?

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Question 16 16. In which policy area was Eisenhower MOST consistent with conservative politics at the time?

Question 17 17. Dwight D. Eisenhower's Modern Republicanism can BEST be described as a _____ approach.

Question 18 18. Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected to the presidency due to his success as what?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was a profile of a probable Reagan supporter in the 1980 election?

Question 20 20. Which of the following individuals was NOT a choice for the Republican nomination during the 1980 presidential primary?

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Question 21 21. Why did some members of the Democratic Party support Senator Edward Kennedy over President Carter as the democratic nominee in the 1980 election?

Question 22 22. Who opposed George W. Bush during the Presidential Election of 2000?

Question 23 23. Which of the following were tenets of the George W. Bush tax cut legislation?

Question 24 24. Why did Bush have an advantage over McCain during the 2000 Republican Primary?

Question 25 25. How did Richard Nixon's presidency end?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes the significance of the Watergate complex, in the political scandal of the same name?

Question 27 27. How did the break-in develop into a political scandal?

Question 28 28. Truman's Fair Deal built upon which set of presidential policies?

Question 29 29. How did the role of Newt Gingrich change after the 1994 election?

Question 30 30. Why did Johnson pass the Voting Rights Act of 1965?

Major U.S. Political Events & Developments since 1945 Chapter Exam Instructions

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