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The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1992 important?

Question 2 2. Why did the New Right, which Reagan represented, appeal to the electorate in 1980?

Question 3 3. How did the domestic agenda of the George H.W. Bush administration compare to that of Ronald Reagan?

Question 4 4. Identify the most likely profile of an AIDS infected American in the 1980s:

Question 5 5. Why did Bush campaign for a New World Order?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following were accomplishments for women during the 1980s?

Question 7 7. Which landmark legislation did George H.W. Bush sign prohibiting discrimination against disabled Americans in public facilities and the workplace?

Question 8 8. Why did the United States initiate Operation Desert Storm?

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

Question 10 10. In addition to the federal debt, what other economic issue plagued the George H.W. Bush administration?

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

Question 12 12. Why did some members of the Democratic Party support Senator Edward Kennedy over President Carter as the democratic nominee in the 1980 election?

Question 13 13. Why did President Ronald Reagan renew the Cold War with the Soviet Union?

Question 14 14. What tactic did President George H.W. Bush favor in his foreign policy?

Question 15 15. Why was the Iran-Contra affair not only controversial but also deeply contradictive?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a success of Reagan's economic plan?

Question 17 17. Which of the following profiles likely profited the most from the Reagan economic program?

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

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Which of the following were objectives of Reagan's economic program?

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Question 21 21. What was the Republicans' response when George H.W. Bush signed the Civil Rights Act of 1991?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. What characteristics made 'Generation X' Americans the 'me' or 'yuppie' generation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following individuals was NOT a choice for the Republican nomination during the 1980 presidential primary?

Question 25 25. Why did Reagan approve the Star Wars program?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was a profile of a probable Reagan supporter in the 1980 election?

Question 27 27. How did the productivity growth during Reagan compare to the years of the Carter administration?

Question 28 28. Why is Reagenomics often associated with supply-side economics?

Question 29 29. Why did the United States invade Panama during the Bush administration?

Question 30 30. How was Mikhail Gorbachev different from his predecessors?

The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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