Richard Nixon's Presidency: Domestic Policies & Issues


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Which of the following was a central Nixon policy?

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1. What kind of income tax did Nixon favor to help the destitute?

2. How did Nixon first use Affirmative Action?

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About This Quiz & Video

President Nixon implemented many changes to the government during his time in the oval office. Quiz questions will test your understanding on policies and practices during the Nixon era.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will be a test of the following:

  • Central policies
  • Taxes
  • How Affirmative Action was used
  • Education practices under Nixon
  • Appeal to Southern voters

Skills Practiced

This assessment will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you are able to define phrases such as specific policy titles and practices
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Nixon tried to reach Southern voters
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge concerning social and economical issues Nixon sought to reform

Additional Learning

Review the lesson titled Richard Nixon's Presidency: Domestic Policies & Issues to learn more about the following:

  • Roles Nixon played before becoming president
  • Nixon's reformation of policies other presidents had created
  • Nixon policies seen in today's culture