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2010-05-13 18:19:55
American History

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  1. What group used terrorism in an attempt to drive the Romans from Judea?
  2. What were Richard Nixon's qualifications for the presidency?
    None, he played dirty hence the name tricky dicky
  3. What was the name Reagan supporters gave his policy of granting tax breaks for the wealthy & middle class in order to encourage investment?
  4. Which group has the motto is : "Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. Qur'an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope?
  5. What led to the dramatic improvement in American relations with China under Nixon?
    China played the Russian card against America and in turn we used the Russian card against them. Nixon was anti-communist and he was in the best intrest of America.
  6. Who was the reform-minded head of the Soviet Union who came to power in 1985?
  7. Why did Lyndon Johnson expand the American military commitment in Vietnam?
  8. The attacks on Oklahoma City, Coumbine and abortion clinics are examples of what type of terrorism?
  9. What happened to tradtional party loyalties in the presidential election of 1980?
    Everyone voted for Regan because, no one was a better canidate.
  10. The 1960s and 1970s saw an increase in what?
    Abortion, Birth Rate, Divorce etc, sexual activity with strangers, sexual transmited diseases
  11. In the 1996 election, what happened to Clinton?
    Bob Dole won a personal victory on his charm
  12. Why was Clinton impeached?
  13. Nafta reduced trade barriers between whom?
    Canada, US, Mexico all trade barriers were reduced
  14. What typology is the motivating force for the Irish Republican Army (IRA)?
  15. Clinton's philosophy of foreign affairs is best described as what?
  16. Richard Nixon's chief intrests lay in which area?
    Foreign Policies
  17. Which class of weapons are a threat against human and or the food supply?
  18. President Clinton sent American troops to where?
  19. What was President Regan's role in the Iran-Contra scandal?
    No body knows!
  20. Which of the Six Pillars of Islam is used exclusively by modern-day terrorist?
  21. In the presidential election of 1988, Republican strategists associated Democratic nominee Michael Dukakis with what?
    Willie Horton, the convicted murder who he allowed to have a social pass
  22. Which of the following was NOT one of the people assassinated in the 1960s?
    L.B.J; JFK, Robert Kenedy, MLK and Malcom X were all assassinated in the 60s
  23. What do some consider to be President Bush's (41) big mistake in the war with Iraq?
    not destorying Iraq armies and keeping Iranian pre-run
  24. Which of the following was NOT one of the former terrorists who became national leader?
    Mandela, Ho chi minh, mugabe, kenyatta and washington
  25. Nixon's Vietnam policy included what?
    training vietnamese, expanding the war into Cambodia. Slowly and steady pulling out and the Vietnamization
  26. The World Trade Center was attacked by agents of whom?
  27. Watergate refered to what?
  28. Which of the following was NOT one of the ethnic groups with armed forces in the Bosnian War?
  29. Which of the following is/are true of Senator Barry Goldwater?
  30. The United Nations has emerged as a key target in al-Qaeda's global war against the West because they consider the global body to be an agent of whose interests?
    Israel and the US
  31. Which of the following is NOT true of Ho Chi Minh?
    an enemy of America; he was against the French, apart of the communist party, he supported WWII of North Vietnam