STAAR US History: Role of US in the World (1970-1990) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How was Détente an important factor in Nixon's time in office?

Question 2 2. Who did Ford replace as Vice President of the United States?

Question 3 3. Why was the Iran-Contra affair not only controversial but also deeply contradictive?

Question 4 4. In which state did Lech Walesa's Solidarity movement first won the right to free elections in 1989?

Question 5 5. Why did Carter want to hold the treaty talks at Camp David?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following states did NOT become a member state of the EU in 2004?

Question 7 7. What Congressional leadership role was Ford nominated for in 1964?

Question 8 8. Why was there so much economic turmoil in Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union?

Question 9 9. Why did Nixon engage in triangular diplomacy?

Question 10 10. What was the first major task Ford was assigned as a member of the House of Representatives?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following countries did Reagan NOT engage via force?

Question 12 12. What was the chief consequence for Egypt following Sadat's signing of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty?

Question 13 13. Which military tactics did President Nixon employ against North Vietnam and its adherents?

Question 14 14. Which of the following events caused the 1979 energy crisis?

Question 15 15. How did the Camp David Accords in 1978 affect international relations?

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Question 16 16. What was the agreement that ended the war between the United States and North Vietnam?

Question 17 17. How was Mikhail Gorbachev different from his predecessors?

Question 18 18. Why did Nixon attempt to use his powers to prevent the Pentagon Papers from being leaked to the public?

Question 19 19. Who did Carter defeat in the Presidential Election of 1976 to become president?

Question 20 20. The U.S. Embassy in _______ was stormed on November 4, 1979, and more than 60 people were taken hostage.

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Question 21 21. Which natural resource was produced by Iran and served as a foundation for the close relationship between the United States and Iran dating to the 1950s?

Question 22 22. Which example below illustrates a reason why Iranians were upset with the Shah?

Question 23 23. On which day were the hostages finally released from their 444 days of captivity?

Question 24 24. Carter was defeated by which of the following candidates in the 1980 Presidential Election?

Question 25 25. Which individual was NOT involved in the Watergate Scandal?

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Question 26 26. How did Vietnamization fit into the Nixon Doctrine?

Question 27 27. Why was Carter able to beat Ford in the 1976 election?

Question 28 28. How many treaties made up the Camp David Accords?

Question 29 29. How did the American intervention in the Yom Kippur War and the devaluation of the dollar differ in their impact on the U.S. relationship with OPEC countries?

Question 30 30. Of the following, which television show was basically created and later successful because of the Iran Hostage Crisis?

STAAR US History: Role of US in the World (1970-1990) Chapter Exam Instructions

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