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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.

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U. S. Studies II

Chapter 25

Review Game

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Required employers and educational institutions to give special consideration to women, African-Americans, and other minority groups.

Affirmative Action

A1

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Late 20th alliance of conservative special interest groups concerned with cultural, social, and moral issues.

New Right

A4

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Political alliance of religious groups that condemned liberal attitudes and behavior and raising money for conservative candidates.

Moral Majority

A6

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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.

A7

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During the early 1980s, Conservatives objected to what they believed were excesses in:

Government Regulation

A10

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According to the theory of Supply-Side Economics, __ is the first step toward creating a healthy economy

Cutting Taxes

B1

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What negative impact did the tax cuts have on the Federal Budget in the 1980s?

Increase in the National Debt

B3

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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.

B8

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Supreme Court Justice that was surrounded by controversy about sexual harassment after his nomination.

Clarence Thomas

B10

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What affect does the AIDS virus have on the human body?

The virus destroys the immune system, thus weakening the body’s ability to fight infection.

C3

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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.

C4

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In the 1980s, reports on education revealed that U.S. schools were:

Performing worse than those of most other industrialized nations.

C5

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If you were Pro-Choice, you would be:

Would be a supporter of legalized abortion.

C6

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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.

C7

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If you were Pro-Life, you would be:

An opponent of legalized abortion.

C8

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Man in Los Angeles that was attacked by police, and the court case surrounding him sparked riots.

Rodney King

C9

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Proposed and failed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would have prohibited any government discrimination based on sex.

Equal Rights Amendment

D1

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How did Native-Americans reorganize their own schools?

Organized schools to teach young Native-Americans about their past and culture.

D3

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During the 1980s, what problems did the Equal Rights Amendment face?

Supporters of the ERA failed to get ratification for this amendment.

D4

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A member of the New Right who objected to Affirmative Action was MOST likely to criticize it for ___.

Resulting in discrimination against white men.

D5

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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.

D6

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President Reagan appointed this man as Secretary of Education in 1988.

Lauro Cavazos

D7

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This woman ran as Vice President in the 1984 Presidential Election.

Geraldine Ferraro

D8

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African-American that ran for Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1984 and 1988.

Jesse Jackson

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Russian for “openness” and allowed for open criticism of the Soviet Government and encouraged Freedom of the Press.

Glasnost

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Russian for less government control on the economy and the introduction of democratic principles.

Perestroika

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Chinese Premier responsible for the brutal repression of students at Tiananmen Square.

Li Peng

E7

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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.

E8

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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.

E9

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What was the purpose of Operation Desert Shield?

To protect Saudi Arabia from a potential invasion from Iraq.

E10

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People who support pay equity argue that women should be paid:

The same as men doing the same jobs.

F3

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In reality, why did Saddam Hussein invade Kuwait in 1990?

Iraq had incurred huge debts fighting in the Iran-Iraq War, and taking Kuwaiti oil fields would help with repayment.

F4

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What was the purpose of Operation Desert Storm?

To drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.

F5

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What criticisms did the US face when the Persian Gulf War concluded?

The United States did not complete the mission it set out to do, to remove Saddam Hussein.

F6

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What impact did the fall of communism have in Yugoslavia?

Ethnic Fighting tore the country apart.

F8

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Man questioned during the Iran-Contra Hearings, found guilty, and later pardoned by President Bush.

Oliver North

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