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  1. The term decentering refers to
    A change in the assumption that white, middle-class families were the American norm,
  2. In the Iran-Contra Affair, Oliver North
    Funneled illegal arms sales funds to Nicaraguan rebels,
  3. The term Rustbelt has been used to describe the
    Dwindling economies of the old manufacturing region,
  4. Which Soviet leader instituted the political openness of glasnost?
    Mikhail Gorbachev,
  5. In his 1969 book, The Emerging Republican Majority, Kevin Phillips predicted
    A trend toward conservative voting habits in the sunbelt,
  6. In the Presidential election of 1988, George H.W. Bush defeated
    Michael Dukakis,
  7. In the case Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that
    State laws could not forbid abortions in the first three months of pregnancy,
  8. The “Stonewall rebellion” in 1969
    Showed the growth of social activism by homosexuals
  9. What president announced the creation of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) or "Star Wars" program in March 1983 ?
    Ronald Reagan,
  10. A “rainbow coalition” that encouraged a wider commitment to social justice was led by
    Jesse Jackson,
  11. What was the meaning of the Sagebrush Rebellion?
    Those who wanted the vast federal land holdings in the west transferred to the states for more rapid economic use,
  12. President George H.W. Bush's call for U.S. military involvement in the Persian Gulf in 1990 came when
    Iraq invaded Kuwait and gained control of its oil production,
  13. Despite the support of many voters, President Clinton failed to
    Pass significant health care reform,
  14. Supporters of the North American Free Trade Agreement include
    Professional businesses that want foreign customers,
  15. Examples of jobs in the information industries economy include all of the following except
    Hospital orderlies,
  16. How did CNN change the way Americans watched TV ?
    they broadcasted 24-hours a day
  17. Bill Clinton’s successful presidential campaign in 1992 was based on his emphasis of
    National economic concerns,
  18. The first woman named to the U.S. Supreme Court was
    Sandra Day O’Connor.
  19. Who made up the fastest growing group in American population in 2000 ?
  20. In the presidential election of 2000, both candidates George W. Bush and Albert Gore, Jr. supported all of the following campaign issues except:
    Proposing cuts in benefits for the elderly.
  21. The outcome of the 2000 election showed that the nation
    was moving toward a strong center
  22. The Contract with America was proposed by
    Newt Gingrich,
  23. What person finally won the disputed presidential election of 2000 when the U.S. Supreme Court decided that this person should receive all disputed electoral votes in Florida?
    George W. Bush.
  24. What was the purpose of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1993?
    To reduce trade barriers between Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
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