U.S. Economic Developments since 1946 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following states are best representative of those in the Rust Belt?

Question 2 2. From roughly the 1950s-1980s, what was the common trend in migration across the USA?

Question 3 3. Which of these accurately describes racial relations during this period of migration?

Question 4 4. Why does the Rust Belt have its name?

Question 5 5. When was NAFTA signed and by which US President?

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Question 6 6. What does NAFTA stand for?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a criticism of NAFTA discussed in this lesson?

Question 8 8. Which three countries are members of NAFTA?

Question 9 9. About how many new jobs were created in the 1990s?

Question 10 10. What was the highest GDP growth rate seen in a quarter during the 1990s?

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Question 11 11. What was the root cause of the recession that began the 1990s?

Question 12 12. Which of the following countries/regions had a currency crisis in the 1990s?

Question 13 13. Why is Reagenomics often associated with supply-side economics?

Question 14 14. Which of the following profiles likely profited the most from the Reagan economic program?

Question 15 15. Why did the federal deficit increase under Reagan?

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Question 16 16. How did the productivity growth during Reagan compare to the years of the Carter administration?

Question 17 17. How does being blacklisted hurt a worker?

Question 18 18. How did organized labor change during the Progressive Era?

Question 19 19. What were the workers guilty of according to the verdict in the Cordwainer's Case of 1806?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was a cause of the decline of union membership and influence in the United States?

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Question 21 21. Which the following is NOT a city that it was particularly affected by deindustrialization?

Question 22 22. What is the name for the area of the Northeast United States where deindustrialization occurred in the late 20th century?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a consequence of deindustrialization?

Question 24 24. What was the main cause of deindustrialization in places like the Rust Belt?

Question 25 25. New restaurants, hotels, and even shopping malls are examples of _______ effects resulting from the Interstate Highway Act of 1956.

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Question 26 26. One way that the highway system supports national defense is by enabling people to be moved quickly in the event of which kind of attack?

Question 27 27. After the passage of the act, the new highways created allowed _______ to become the dominant force in shipping.

Question 28 28. One significant need for a better system of roads was due to the fact that:

Question 29 29. Which of these is not one of the major motivations for the migration to the Sun Belt?

Question 30 30. How did NAFTA affect the respective GDPs of the United States, Canada, and Mexico?

U.S. Economic Developments since 1946 Chapter Exam Instructions

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