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What were liberals' opinion of government intervention on social behavior?
a government which shows characteristics towards broad mindness and government involvement.
What does the "Major Majority" refer to?
a majority of people in an area who belong to a minority group overall.
What did Reagan promise in the Election of 1980?
Reagan promised a restoration of the nation's military strength and the immediate attack of Iran, if hostages were not released.
What did supporters of supply-side economics think about tax cuts?
Economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering barriers for people to produce.
What were the arguments of the critics of Reaganomics?
Economically unrewarding expenditure programs that have been in the budget, the military forts with no mission;
What were the main components of Reagan's economic policies?
Reagan implemented policies based on supply-side economics and advocated a classical liberal and laissez-faire philosophy etc
Who did Reagan propose to deal with the Soviet Union?
he did send paratroopers against Bernard Coard, when he overthrew the elected government
What was Reagan's military buildup?
a proposal to move 8,000 Marines and their dependents from Okinawa, Japan to the U.S. territory in the Pacific.
Who was Mikhail Gorbachev?
was the last head of state of the USSR,
What is the Sunbelt?
states in the south and southwest that have a warm climate and tend to be politically conservative.
Why did some people oppose to the Equal Rights Amendment?
Women opposed the Equal Rights Amendment because it was against labor unions
Who is Sandra Day O'Connor?
U.S. lawyer and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Who is Sandra Geraldine Ferraro?
was a politician, attorney and member of the House of Representatives
What did the Iran-Contra Scandal involve?
involved a secret US operation, which used the proceeds from weapon sales to Iran to fund the anti-communist Contras in Nicaragua
What is "Live Aid"?
was held to raise money for victims of the famine in Ethiopia.
What were the names of Gorbachev's reforms?
despite the aim of aiding economic improvement, caused an economic downfall, resulting in series of strikes.
What happend to Boris Yeltsin?
Yeltsin struggled with alcoholism. He stepped down in 2000.
What occured in 1989 in Tiananmen Square?
the People's Liberation Army killed hundreds of supporters, injured 10,000 more, and arrested hundreds of students.
What event triggered that start of Persian Gulf War in 1991?
The Iraq-Kuwait Conflict was the reason for the US to start the 1991 Gulf War.
Who ran as an independent candidate in the 1992 presidential election?
George HW Bush and Bill Clinton were the Republican and Democratic candidates in the 1992 Presidential Election.