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directions
Directions
  • Click the indicated icon to begin the slide show
  • Press the right arrow key on the keyboard once to reveal the answer
  • Press the right arrow key once more to advance to the next question
table of contents
Table of Contents
  • Fall of Berlin Wall
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Bosnia
  • Haiti
  • NAFTA
  • Global Economic Interdependence
  • Outsourcing
  • Impeachment
  • Election of 2000
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • Illegal Immigration
  • September 11, 2001
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Terrorism
  • Health Care
  • Bill Gates
  • Aging Baby Boomers
  • Afghanistan
  • Taliban
  • Iraq
  • Patriot Act
  • Global Warming
  • Cultural Pluralism
fall of berlin wall
Fall of Berlin Wall

Which action has come to symbolize the end of

the Cold War?

(1) establishing the Peace Corps

(2) achieving a truce in the Korean War

(3) tearing down the Berlin Wall

(4) improving United States relations with China

fall of berlin wall1
Fall of Berlin Wall

Which event is most closely associated with the

end of the Cold War?

(1) passage of the North American Free Trade

Agreement (NAFTA)

(2) establishment of a policy of détente with the

Soviet Union

(3) invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union

(4) fall of the Berlin Wall

fall of berlin wall2
Fall of Berlin Wall

The beginning of the collapse of communism in

Eastern Europe is most closely associated with

the

(1) fall of the Berlin Wall

(2) admission of Warsaw Pact nations to the

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

(3) intervention of the North Atlantic Treaty

Organization (NATO) in Yugoslavia

(4) formation of the European Union

persian gulf war
Persian Gulf War

The Camp David Accords and the Persian Gulf

War both show the desire of the United States to

(1) create stability in the Middle East

(2) expand trade with Asian nations

(3) maintain friendly relations with Europe

(4) provide economic stability in Latin America

persian gulf war1
Persian Gulf War

In 1991, one of the reasons President George H. W. Bush committed United States troops to the Persian Gulf War was to

(1) maintain the flow of trade through the Suez Canal

(2) fulfill military obligations as a member of the

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

(3) contain the spread of communism in the Middle East

(4) assure the flow of Middle East oil to the United States and its allies

persian gulf war2
Persian Gulf War

• Announcement of Eisenhower Doctrine (1957)

• Operation Desert Storm (1991)

• Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003 – present)

These events involve attempts by the United

States to

(1) protect human rights in Europe

(2) protect its interests in the Middle East

(3) deliver humanitarian aid to Africa

(4) contain the spread of communism in Asia

persian gulf war3
Persian Gulf War

The main idea of this 1991 cartoon is that President George H. W. Bush

(1) has successfully removed Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq

(2) has a strong record of reducing crime in urban America

(3) has effectively handled foreign policy challenges but faces economic ones

(4) is prepared to make improvements in the economy

americans with disabilities act
Americans with Disabilities Act

A major way in which the Civil Rights Act (1964)

and the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)

are similar is that both laws

(1) were intended to lift Americans out of

poverty

(2) failed to pass constitutional review by the

Supreme Court

(3) gave a minority group the right to vote after

years of protest

(4) provided equal protection to groups that had

experienced discrimination

americans with disabilities act1
Americans with Disabilities Act

Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) improved conditions for the disabled by

(1) making it illegal to criticize or fire handicapped persons

(2) mandating easier access to employment and

public facilities

(3) sponsoring Olympic games for the handicapped

(4) requiring separate classrooms for disabled

students

bosnia
Bosnia

President Jimmy Carter’s decision to criticize

South Africa’s apartheid policy and President Bill

Clinton’s decision to send troops to Bosnia were

both responses to

(1) human rights abuses

(2) civil wars

(3) immigration policies

(4) trade agreement violations

bosnia1
Bosnia

The United States intervened in Haiti and Bosnia

during the 1990s to

(1) gain access to new markets

(2) acquire colonies for an economic empire

(3) stop conflicts within those nations

(4) disrupt international drug trafficking

bosnia2
Bosnia

“Clinton Offers Economic Aid to Russia”

“U.S. Sends Peacekeeping Troops to Bosnia”

“U.S. Airlifts Food and Medicine to Somalia”

These headlines illustrate that United States

foreign policy during the 1990s stressed

(1) containment

(2) collective security

(3) global involvement

(4) neutrality

haiti
Haiti

The United States intervened in Haiti and Bosnia

during the 1990s to

(1) gain access to new markets

(2) acquire colonies for an economic empire

(3) stop conflicts within those nations

(4) disrupt international drug trafficking

nafta
NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement

(NAFTA) and the European Union (EU) both

seek to expand trade within their organizations by

(1) prohibiting imports from nonmember nations

(2) creating a common currency and parliament

(3) lowering tariffs and eliminating import quotas

between member nations

(4) forming military alliances

nafta1
NAFTA

Evidence that the United States has become

more economically interdependent since 1990 is

shown by its

(1) participation in the North American Free

Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

(2) change from a service economy to a

manufacturing economy

(3) increased dependence on domestic farm

products

(4) policy of restricting imports

nafta2
NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement

(NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Trade

and Tariffs (GATT) have encouraged countries to

(1) participate in the global economy

(2) create a uniform international currency

(3) accept similar wage and price controls

(4) regulate multinational corporations

nafta3
NAFTA

In the United States, support for the passage and expansion of the North American Free Trade

Agreement (NAFTA) has been strongest among

(1) labor unions

(2) environmentalists

(3) big business

(4) farmers

nafta4
NAFTA

Which concept is illustrated by United States

participation in both the General Agreement on

Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the North

American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  • interdependence

(2) appeasement

(3) nationalism

(4) nonalignment

global economic interdependence
Global Economic Interdependence

Which concept is illustrated by United States

participation in both the General Agreement on

Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the North

American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

  • interdependence

(2) appeasement

(3) nationalism

(4) nonalignment

outsourcing
Outsourcing

Which statement best describes the point of view of the cartoonist?

(1) Outsourcing of jobs has hurt American workers.

(2) Americans receive most of their news from television.

(3) United States presidents now seek support throughout the world.

(4) Low unemployment rates have forced United States companies to expand overseas.

impeachment
Impeachment

Which event of Bill Clinton’s presidency best

illustrates the use of checks and balances?

(1) hosting peace talks between Israelis and

Palestinians

(2) reelection to a second term

(3) selection of Al Gore as vice president

(4) impeachment for alleged perjury and

obstruction of justice

impeachment1
Impeachment

In the United States Constitution, the power to

impeach a federal government official is given to

the

(1) House of Representatives

(2) president

(3) state legislatures

(4) Supreme Court

impeachment2
Impeachment

What was the primary reason Richard Nixon

resigned his presidency?

(1) He was convicted of several serious crimes.

(2) He was facing impeachment by the House of

Representatives.

(3) His reelection was declared invalid by the

Supreme Court.

(4) His actions in Cambodia and Laos were

exposed in the Pentagon Papers.

impeachment3
Impeachment

One similarity shared by President Andrew

Johnson and President Bill Clinton is that both

(1) served only one term as president

(2) were impeached but not convicted

(3) had no vice president

(4) came to office after the death of a president

impeachment4
Impeachment

Which statement about the impeachment trials of

both President Andrew Johnson and President

Bill Clinton is most accurate?

(1) The House of Representatives failed to vote

for articles of impeachment.

(2) Only President Johnson was convicted and

removed from office.

(3) Only President Clinton was convicted and

removed from office.

(4) The Senate failed to convict either president.

impeachment5
Impeachment

Which constitutional power was most directly responsible for the action taken in this letter?

(1) power of Congress to override vetoes

(2) power of the president to appoint justices to the Supreme Court

(3) power of impeachment by the House of Representatives

(4) power of the Senate to approve proposed treaties

impeachment6
Impeachment

One way in which President Andrew Johnson and

President Bill Clinton are similar is that both were

(1) forced to fight an unpopular war

(2) opposed to civil rights legislation

(3) sworn into office after the assassination of a

president

(4) acquitted by the Senate after being impeached

election of 2000
Election of 2000

One unique feature of the presidential election of 2000 between George W. Bush and Al Gore is that

(1) the Supreme Court played an important role

in the final outcome

(2) no third-party candidate was on the ballot

(3) both candidates had previously served as vice

president

(4) the electoral votes in Florida were divided

between the candidates

election of 20001
Election of 2000

How is the presidential election of 2000 similar to

the presidential elections of 1824 and 1876?

(1) The electoral vote count ended in a tie.

(2) The third-party candidate won several

electoral votes.

(3) The winner of the popular vote did not

become president.

(4) The United States Senate selected the

winner.

election of 20002
Election of 2000

Which generalization about United States presidential elections is most clearly supported by the data in this chart?

(1) A candidate can win the election without a majority of the popular vote.

(2) Third-party candidates have no effect on presidential elections.

(3) Electoral college votes determine the will of the majority of voters.

(4) Voter participation in national elections is declining.

election of 20003
Election of 2000

The disputed elections of 1876 and 2000 were

similar because in both contests the

(1) winner was chosen by a special electoral

commission

(2) states were required to hold a second election

(3) winner of the popular vote did not become

president

(4) election had to be decided in the House of

Representatives

election of 20004
Election of 2000

The cartoon refers to the idea that most candidates for the presidency try to

(1) win the majority of popular votes nationwide

(2) campaign equally in all states

(3) win the electoral vote in certain key states

(4) gain the support of first-time voters

election of 20005
Election of 2000

In the 2000 presidential election, which aspect of

the electoral college system caused the most

controversy?

(1) A state can divide its electoral votes among

different candidates.

(2) States with few electoral votes have no

influence on election outcomes.

(3) The selection of electors varies among states.

(4) The winner of the popular vote might not get

the majority of the electoral vote.

election of 20006
Election of 2000

“Influence of Political Action Committees Continues to Rise”

“Republicans and Democrats Spend over $100 Million in 2000 Presidential Election”

“Senate Passes Campaign Finance Reform Act”

What is the central issue of these headlines?

(1) Republicans and Democrats spend equal amounts of money.

(2) American citizens pay high taxes to support presidential campaigns.

(3) Money has a strong impact on the American political process.

(4) Candidates spend much of their own money on political campaigns.

election of 20007
Election of 2000

Which criticism of the electoral college system is illustrated by the information in the table?

(1) Presidential electors frequently do not vote for the person they were pledged to support.

(2) A person can win the presidency without winning the most popular votes.

(3) The vote of the people in each state has little relationship to the election outcome.

(4) Minor-party candidates often receive too many electoral votes.

election of 20008
Election of 2000

Which change is most often proposed to correct the problem shown by the table?

(1) adopt a constitutional amendment to elect the president by popular vote

(2) pass a law requiring state electors to vote for the candidate with the most popular votes

(3) place limits on the number of political parties allowed in presidential elections

(4) allow the elected members of Congress to select the president

election of 20009
Election of 2000

The dispute over counting Florida voter ballots in the presidential election of 2000 was settled by

(1) an order of the governor of Florida

(2) an agreement between the candidates

(3) a vote of the United States Senate

(4) a United States Supreme Court decision

election of 200010
Election of 2000

How were the presidential elections of 1876 and

2000 similar?

(1) The winner of the popular vote lost the electoral vote.

(2) Third-party candidates did not affect the outcome.

(3) The outcome of the election was decided by

Congress.

(4) The winner was decided by the Supreme Court.

election of 200011
Election of 2000

Which statement is best supported by information in the chart?

(1) The candidate selected by a majority of the population won the presidency.

(2) The popular vote is not the deciding factor in winning the presidency.

(3) Candidates must campaign in all states to win a presidential election.

(4) The electoral college system was abolished after this election.

election of 200012
Election of 2000

This cartoon from the disputed presidential election of 2000 suggests that the winner might

(1) lack strong popular support for his programs

(2) easily win reelection in 2004

(3) succeed in fulfilling his campaign promises

(4) be unable to claim victory in the electoral college

election of 200013
Election of 2000

“Presidential Candidates Skip Campaigning in Low-

Population States”

“Winner Of Popular Vote Loses Election”

These headlines refer to controversial issues most

directly related to

(1) judicial review

(2) the electoral college

(3) impeachment

(4) checks and balances

campaign finance reform
Campaign Finance Reform

“Influence of Political Action Committees Continues to Rise”

“Republicans and Democrats Spend over $100 Million in 2000 Presidential Election”

“Senate Passes Campaign Finance Reform Act”

What is the central issue of these headlines?

(1) Republicans and Democrats spend equal amounts of money.

(2) American citizens pay high taxes to support presidential campaigns.

(3) Money has a strong impact on the American political process.

(4) Candidates spend much of their own money on political campaigns.

campaign finance reform1
Campaign Finance Reform

In the late 1990s, increasing public concern

about the role of money in politics led to

(1) all candidates receiving an equal amount of

money

(2) a ban on all private campaign contributions

(3) attempts to reform campaign financing

(4) the widespread defeat of incumbent con -

gressional candidates

illegal immigration
Illegal Immigration

The cartoonist is directing criticism at the

(1) use of unskilled workers

(2) government policy toward illegal immigrants

(3) poor quality of domestic textiles

(4) use of nonunion labor in the workplace

illegal immigration1
Illegal Immigration

What Native American Indian viewpoint does the cartoonist support?

(1) Illegal immigrants should not be allowed to settle on Native American Indian reservations.

(2) European settlers took Native American Indian land.

(3) Government efforts to restrict immigration should be supported.

(4) Native American Indians support government efforts to stop illegal immigration.

september 11 2001
September 11, 2001

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

september 11 20011
September 11, 2001

…In the sixth year since our Nation was attacked, I wish I could report to you that the dangers have ended. They have not. And so it remains the policy of this Government to use every lawful and proper tool of intelligence, diplomacy, law enforcement, and military action to do our duty, to find these enemies, and to protect the American people.…

— President George W. Bush

Which event did President Bush refer to in this quotation?

(1) Oklahoma City bombing on April 17, 1995

(2) terrorist actions on September 11, 2001

(3) Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

(4) start of Operation Iraqi Freedom

september 11 20012
September 11, 2001

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, led

the federal government to create the

(1) Environmental Protection Agency

(2) Department of Homeland Security

(3) Central Intelligence Agency

(4) Federal Bureau of Investigation

september 11 20013
September 11, 2001

The Department of Homeland Security was

created as a direct response to the

(1) Persian Gulf War (1991)

(2) Oklahoma City bombing (1995)

(3) terrorist attacks on September 11 (2001)

(4) flooding of New Orleans (2005)

september 11 20014
September 11, 2001

An initial response of the United States to the

terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was to

(1) aid in the overthrow of Taliban rule in

Afghanistan

(2) reduce support for Israel

(3) end trade with all Middle Eastern nations

(4) demand an end to communist rule in Iraq

september 11 20015
September 11, 2001

Which issue is the central focus of this cartoon drawn after September 11, 2001?

(1) Is there a need to give up some civil liberties to protect the nation?

(2) Should the United States reduce oil imports from the Middle East?

(3) Does the United States need fewer limits on immigration?

(4) Should the United States abandon the Constitution?

september 11 20016
September 11, 2001

Which development led to the other three?

(1) United States invasion of Afghanistan

(2) increased security at airports

(3) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

(4) September 11, 2001 attacks on the United

States

september 11 20017
September 11, 2001

One way in which the Pearl Harbor attack of December 7, 1941, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, are similar is that both led to

(1) increasing isolation

(2) the creation of a military draft

(3) the impeachment of the president

(4) major changes in United States foreign policy

the department of homeland security
The Department of Homeland Security

The federal government responded to the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon by

(1) creating a cabinet-level agency for homeland

security

(2) deporting most illegal aliens

(3) decreasing defense spending

(4) expanding the civil liberties of American citizens

the department of homeland security1
The Department of Homeland Security

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

the department of homeland security2
The Department of Homeland Security

Which development led to the other three?

(1) United States invasion of Afghanistan

(2) increased security at airports

(3) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

(4) September 11, 2001 attacks on the United

States

the department of homeland security3
The Department of Homeland Security

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, led

the federal government to create the

(1) Environmental Protection Agency

(2) Department of Homeland Security

(3) Central Intelligence Agency

(4) Federal Bureau of Investigation

the department of homeland security4
The Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security was

created as a direct response to the

(1) Persian Gulf War (1991)

(2) Oklahoma City bombing (1995)

(3) terrorist attacks on September 11 (2001)

(4) flooding of New Orleans (2005)

terrorism
Terrorism

Which statement best describes the main idea of the cartoon?

(1) Iraq is using terrorism to end American military occupation.

(2) Iraq is rejecting help from the United States against terrorists.

(3) The United States and terrorists are competing to influence Iraq.

(4) Iraq is catching up to the United States in the war on terror.

terrorism1
Terrorism

Which list of wars that involved the United States is in the correct chronological order?

(1) Vietnam War → War on Terrorism → Korean War → World War II

(2) Korean War → World War II → Vietnam War → War on Terrorism

(3) World War II → Vietnam War → War on Terrorism → Korean War

(4) World War II → Korean War → Vietnam War → War on Terrorism

terrorism2
Terrorism

“President Lincoln Declares Martial Law”

“President Roosevelt Issues Executive Order to Detain Japanese Americans”

“President Bush Orders Terrorist Suspects Held at Guantanamo”

These headlines best demonstrate that

(1) the system of checks and balances equalizes the powers of governmental branches

(2) presidential power often increases during times of crisis

(3) presidents act forcefully during periods of economic depression

(4) presidential decisions made to resolve national crises are rarely controversial

terrorism3
Terrorism

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

terrorism4
Terrorism

…In the sixth year since our Nation was attacked, I wish I could report to you that the dangers have ended. They have not. And so it remains the policy of this Government to use every lawful and proper tool of intelligence, diplomacy, law enforcement, and military action to do our duty, to find these enemies, and to protect the American people.…

— President George W. Bush

Which event did President Bush refer to in this quotation?

(1) Oklahoma City bombing on April 17, 1995

(2) terrorist actions on September 11, 2001

(3) Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

(4) start of Operation Iraqi Freedom

terrorism5
Terrorism

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, led

the federal government to create the

(1) Environmental Protection Agency

(2) Department of Homeland Security

(3) Central Intelligence Agency

(4) Federal Bureau of Investigation

terrorism6
Terrorism

The Department of Homeland Security was

created as a direct response to the

(1) Persian Gulf War (1991)

(2) Oklahoma City bombing (1995)

(3) terrorist attacks on September 11 (2001)

(4) flooding of New Orleans (2005)

terrorism7
Terrorism

An initial response of the United States to the

terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was to

(1) aid in the overthrow of Taliban rule in

Afghanistan

(2) reduce support for Israel

(3) end trade with all Middle Eastern nations

(4) demand an end to communist rule in Iraq

terrorism8
Terrorism

Which development led to the other three?

(1) United States invasion of Afghanistan

(2) increased security at airports

(3) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

(4) September 11, 2001 attacks on the United

States

terrorism9
Terrorism

One way in which the Pearl Harbor attack of December 7, 1941, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, are similar is that both led to

(1) increasing isolation

(2) the creation of a military draft

(3) the impeachment of the president

(4) major changes in United States foreign policy

health care
Health Care

Since the 1990s, the primary issue concerning the health care system in the United States has been the

(1) increasing cost of medical care

(2) shortage of prescription drugs

(3) safety of medical procedures

(4) reorganization of hospitals

health care1
Health Care

In 1965, Congress established Medicare to

(1) provide health care to the elderly

(2) assist foreign nations with their health

problems

(3) grant scholarships to medical students

(4) establish universal health care

bill gates
Bill Gates

So far this term has not appeared only as an essay topic.

Bill Gates: Founder of Microsoft which has been subject to prosecution under antitrust laws. Has also donated millions of dollars for education and many other various charities.

aging baby boomers
Aging Baby Boomers

Which situation can be inferred from the population trend shown on the graph?

(1) In the 1980s, more new schools were needed than in the early 1960s.

(2) In the 1970s, there was increased migration to the northeast.

(3) In the 1980s, the number of baby boomers was recognized as a threat to the future of Social Security benefits.

(4) In the 1990s, death rates increased.

aging baby boomers1
Aging Baby Boomers

In 1990, approximately 12 percent of the United

States population was over 65. It is estimated

that in 2030 that number will climb to nearly 20 percent.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

The most likely result of this trend will be an increase in the number of

(1) immigrants from Asia

(2) students attending colleges

(3) people receiving Social Security

(4) members of the House of Representatives

aging baby boomers2
Aging Baby Boomers

During the next 30 years, what will be the most

likely impact of the baby boom that followed

World War II?

(1) More money will be spent on national defense.

(2) The cost of health care will decrease.

(3) Social Security will have to provide for

increasing numbers of retired people.

(4) The elderly will be the smallest segment of

the population.

aging baby boomers3
Aging Baby Boomers

The changes shown in the graph support the recent concerns of Americans about the

(1) future of Social Security and Medicare

(2) return to an agrarian society

(3) surplus of health care workers

(4) shortage of schools and colleges

aging baby boomers4
Aging Baby Boomers

This cartoonist is expressing a concern that the current Social Security system

(1) imposes taxes which are too high

(2) does not cover most American workers

(3) faces threats from future increases in the number of recipients

(4) does not support a decent standard of living

aging baby boomers5
Aging Baby Boomers

Which development led to the other three?

(1) growth of new home construction

(2) increase in school populations

(3) start of the baby boom

(4) pressure on the Social Security system

afghanistan
Afghanistan

An initial response of the United States to the

terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was to

(1) aid in the overthrow of Taliban rule in

Afghanistan

(2) reduce support for Israel

(3) end trade with all Middle Eastern nations

(4) demand an end to communist rule in Iraq

afghanistan1
Afghanistan

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

afghanistan2
Afghanistan

Which development led to the other three?

(1) United States invasion of Afghanistan

(2) increased security at airports

(3) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

(4) September 11, 2001 attacks on the United

States

taliban
Taliban

An initial response of the United States to the

terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was to

(1) aid in the overthrow of Taliban rule in

Afghanistan

(2) reduce support for Israel

(3) end trade with all Middle Eastern nations

(4) demand an end to communist rule in Iraq

taliban1
Taliban

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

slide86
Iraq

• Announcement of Eisenhower Doctrine (1957)

• Operation Desert Storm (1991)

• Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003 – present)

These events involve attempts by the United

States to

(1) protect human rights in Europe

(2) protect its interests in the Middle East

(3) deliver humanitarian aid to Africa

(4) contain the spread of communism in Asia

slide87
Iraq

The main idea of this cartoon about the Iraq War is that

(1) the American public should no longer support the president’s goals

(2) President George W. Bush claimed victory too soon

(3) American troops should be coming home soon

(4) creating a democratic government is no longer the goal of the war

slide88
Iraq

Which statement best describes the main idea of the cartoon?

(1) Iraq is using terrorism to end American military occupation.

(2) Iraq is rejecting help from the United States against terrorists.

(3) The United States and terrorists are competing to influence Iraq.

(4) Iraq is catching up to the United States in the war on terror.

patriot act
Patriot Act

Which event led to the other three?

(1) United States overthrow of the Taliban in

Afghanistan

(2) passage of the Patriot Act

(3) September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against

the United States

(4) creation of the Department of Homeland

Security

patriot act1
Patriot Act

The Supreme Court decision in Schenckv. United States (1919) and the passage of the USA Patriot Act (2001) demonstrate the principle that the federal government can

(1) guarantee citizens the right to bear arms

(2) restrict the power of the president

(3) limit individual rights in times of national emergency

(4) expand the liberties protected by the Bill of

Rights

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Patriot Act

The Supreme Court decision in Schenck v.

United States (1919) and the USA Patriot Act of

2001 both dealt with the power of the federal

government to

(1) suspend the writ of habeas corpus

(2) restrict freedom of religion

(3) deny civil rights to those who lack citizenship

(4) limit civil liberties for reasons of national

security

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Patriot Act

The passage of the Alien and Sedition Acts in

1798, the McCarthy hearings in the 1950s, and

the passage of the USA Patriot Act in 2001

created controversy because they

(1) required large sums of money to enforce

(2) raised questions about the protection of civil

liberties

(3) created alliances with foreign governments

(4) limited the power of the executive branch

global warming
Global Warming

The main purpose of this cartoon is to point out that

(1) global warming is a proven theory

(2) additional oil supplies must be located

(3) individuals contribute to environmental problems

(4) prosperity depends on increased sales of automobiles

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Global Warming

What is the main idea of this cartoon?

(1) Burning flags is another cause of global warming.

(2) Washington politicians are focusing on the wrong issues.

(3) Respect for the American flag around the world is declining.

(4) Automobiles are mainly responsible for global warming.

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Global Warming

Based on this cartoon, which action by the federal government would the cartoonist most likely support?

(1) restricting first amendment rights

(2) promoting industrial growth

(3) enforcing environmental regulations

(4) encouraging globalization

cultural pluralism
Cultural Pluralism

Cultural pluralism in American society is best

characterized by the

(1) existence of ethnic diversity within the

population

(2) failure of many immigrants to vote in

elections

(3) rejection of United States citizenship by most

immigrants

(4) flow of illegal immigrants into California