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What is multiculturalism?
The belief that cultural differences should be celebrated
What happened at Alcatraz?
A 2 year sit-in
What is social welfare?
aid to different ppl. Food Stamp, Aid to Families with Dependent Children
What is D.W.B.?
Driving While Black
Where did downsizing start?
Automobile and steel industries
What is the "feminization of poverty"?
Poverty of single women
What is the glass ceiling?
A invisible barrier for women
What was the Boland Amendment?
U.S. can't send anything to Contras
What happened in Afghanistan in 1979?
Soviet Union invades
What did Reagan do to the striking Air Traffic Controllers?
attempt to balance budget
What happened in Libya?
Why did Calderon, president of Mexico, meet with Obama?
To talk about drug issues and immigration
Who is Newt Gingrich?
Was speaker of the house. He had an affair. His wife had cancer. He did the contract with America.
What was the contract with America?
tougher crime laws
Who is Linda Tripp?
She recorded the conversation about Lewinsky.
What was "the kiss"
The awkwardly long kiss between Al and Tipper for at the DNC?
Bin Laden wanted a worldwide Islamic Revoulation
What were the three reasons we went to war in Iraq?
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Ties to 9/11
Part of Al-Qaeda
What happened at Abu Ghraib?
It was a prison in Baghdad Americans owned where we kept people we captured in war. There was evidence of soldiers abusing the prisoners.
What does glasnost mean?
What does perestroika mean?
New economic ideas
What were the 2 main point of the Bush Doctrine?
Go It Alone-unilateralism
Who was Paula Jones?
She sued Clinton for sexual harassment
Who was the "Teflon President"?
What happened to Helen Thomas?
She made 1 anti-isreali statement and she was fired.
What countries are in the Axis of Evil?
Iran, Iraq and North Korea
What happened in Beirut, Lenanon?
In October of 1983, there was a truck bombing by Iran through the Hezbollah
What happened on PanAm. Flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland?
On December 1988, there was a bomb on an airplane by Ali al-Megrahi from Libya
What happened in New York at the First World Trade Center in 1993?
A bomb in the Garage by 9 ppl. On of them Adbel Rahman
Who was responsible for the Oklahoma City Bombing?
What happened in the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia in 1996?
A truck bomb by the hezbollah
What happened at the US embassies in 1998?
Truck Bombs by Al-Qaeda/ Bin Laden
What happened to the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000?
A Raft Bomb by Al-Qaeda