What is the Moral Majority? - Definition & Issues

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Who founded the Moral Majority?

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1. Why did Jerry Falwell believe that the country needed the Moral Majority?

2. Why did the Moral Majority believe that they needed to support a return to traditional family values?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can figure out how much you understand about the Moral Majority. The organization's founding and political goals are addressed in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assets you will be tested on:

  • Why the Moral Majority believed they needed to return to supporting traditional family values
  • The creation of the Moral Majority
  • Argument the Moral Majority was going to make in order to defeat Roe v. Wade
  • Why this organization went away

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding how the Moral Majority came to be
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about significant events regarding the Moral Majority
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Moral Majority's dissolution and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this subject using the lesson What Is the Moral Majority? - Definition & Issues. This lesson can help you look more closely at these topics:

  • Political Action Committees
  • Equal Rights Amendment
  • Beliefs of the Moral Majority
  • Downfall of the organization
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