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WEST History: The Presidents of Contemporary America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Bush have an advantage over McCain during the 2000 Republican Primary?

Question 2 2. The Brady Bill required which one of the following?

Question 3 3. September 11, 2001 marked which of the following?

Question 4 4. Which of the following profiles likely profited the most from the Reagan economic program?

Question 5 5. Which of the following was an outcome of Clinton's economic policy during his second term?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following were tenets of the George W. Bush tax cut legislation?

Question 7 7. Why did the US invade Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks?

Question 8 8. How did George W. Bush attempt to achieve education reform?

Question 9 9. Why was Obama's domestic agenda during his first term heavily criticised by the Tea Party?

Question 10 10. How did Congress respond to the desire of the Bush administration to eliminate the alleged supply of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in Iraq?

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Question 11 11. Which event tarnished the accomplishments of Obama's first term foreign policy?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT part of Clinton's war on drugs?

Question 13 13. Who opposed George W. Bush during the Presidential Election of 2000?

Question 14 14. Which foreign leader was disposed by the Obama Administration on May 1, 2011?

Question 15 15. Why is Reagenomics often associated with supply-side economics?

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Question 16 16. Why was the Supreme Court's 2000 ruling of Gore vs Bush considered controversial?

Question 17 17. On September 20, 2001, President George W. Bush launched which of the following?

Question 18 18. Which landmark legislation did George H.W. Bush sign prohibiting discrimination against disabled Americans in public facilities and the workplace?

Question 19 19. How did the domestic agenda of the George H.W. Bush administration compare to that of Ronald Reagan?

Question 20 20. What was the Republicans' response when George H.W. Bush signed the Civil Rights Act of 1991?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT a success of Reagan's economic plan?

Question 22 22. Which of the following groups did Obama NOT attempt to appeal to during the 2008 Democratic Presidential Primaries?

Question 23 23. What was the outcome of Clinton's campaign promise to allow homosexuals to serve openly in the U.S. Armed Forces?

Question 24 24. How did the productivity growth during Reagan compare to the years of the Carter administration?

Question 25 25. Which of the following were objectives of Reagan's economic program?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was NOT a promise of the Obama 2008 presidential campaign?

Question 27 27. Which industry was increasingly regulated during the Clinton administration?

Question 28 28. Why was the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1992 important?

Question 29 29. In addition to the federal debt, what other economic issue plagued the George H.W. Bush administration?

Question 30 30. The Bush Doctrine included a specific clause that allowed for _____.

WEST History: The Presidents of Contemporary America Chapter Exam Instructions

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