U. S. Studies II Chapter 25 Review Game. Required employers and educational institutions to give special consideration to women, African-Americans, and other minority groups . Affirmative Action. A1. Favoring one group over another group on the basis of race or gender.
Required employers and educational institutions to give special consideration to women, African-Americans, and other minority groups.
Late 20th alliance of conservative special interest groups concerned with cultural, social, and moral issues.
Political alliance of religious groups that condemned liberal attitudes and behavior and raising money for conservative candidates.
In regards to Civil Rights, what concerned many Conservatives in the 1980s?
Even though they agreed with Civil Rights policies, many did not want forced busing for their kids.
During the early 1980s, Conservatives objected to what they believed were excesses in:
According to the theory of Supply-Side Economics, __ is the first step toward creating a healthy economy
Missile Defense System
What negative impact did the tax cuts have on the Federal Budget in the 1980s?
Increase in the National Debt
Military & Defense
What impact did the Reagan Administration have on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?
Cut the budget, which hurt the EPA’s ability to fight pollution and conserve natural resources.
Sandra Day O’Connor
Supreme Court Justice that was surrounded by controversy about sexual harassment after his nomination.
The virus destroys the immune system, thus weakening the body’s ability to fight infection.
In the Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decided:
During the 1st trimester, the woman had a right to privacy in regards to abortion.
In the 1980s, reports on education revealed that U.S. schools were:
Performing worse than those of most other industrialized nations.
Would be a supporter of legalized abortion.
What impact did the White Flight have on urban areas inside the United States?
As income and taxes left the cities, so did the opportunities for success in the cities.
An opponent of legalized abortion.
Man in Los Angeles that was attacked by police, and the court case surrounding him sparked riots.
Proposed and failed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have prohibited any government discrimination based on sex.
Equal Rights Amendment
The basing of an employee’s salary on the requirements of his or her job alone.
Organized schools to teach young Native-Americans about their past and culture.
During the 1980s, what problems did the Equal Rights Amendment face?
Supporters of the ERA failed to get ratification for this amendment.
A member of the New Right who objected to Affirmative Action was MOST likely to criticize it for ___.
Resulting in discrimination against white men.
Like women in the United States, how did both African-Americans and Latino-Americans achieve their most important gains in politics?
These groups were able to get people elected or appointed to high offices in the government to represent their interests.
President Reagan appointed this man as Secretary of Education in 1988.
This woman ran as Vice President in the 1984 Presidential Election.
African-American that ran for Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1984 and 1988.
L. Douglas Wilder
The last Soviet President that was forced to resign from office in 1991.
Russian for “openness” and allowed for open criticism of the Soviet Government and encouraged Freedom of the Press.
Russian for less government control on the economy and the introduction of democratic principles.
Rebels who fought against the Somoza family and the National Guard in Nicaragua.
Chinese Premier responsible for the brutal repression of students at Tiananmen Square.
Outside of China, what events could of sparked the demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in 1989?
The fall of communist governments in Eastern Europe, and the weakening of the Soviet Union.
In regards to the controversy surrounding the Iran-Contra Scandal, how were the Contras involved?
The Contras received the profits from the U.S. selling arms to Iran.
To protect Saudi Arabia from a potential invasion from Iraq.
The same as men doing the same jobs.
Iraq had incurred huge debts fighting in the Iran-Iraq War, and taking Kuwaiti oil fields would help with repayment.
To drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.
The United States did not complete the mission it set out to do, to remove Saddam Hussein.
Ethnic Fighting tore the country apart.
Man questioned during the Iran-Contra Hearings, found guilty, and later pardoned by President Bush.