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The road to a modern era
Who was a close friend of President Carter’s that also served in his administration, but was eventually asked to resign?
During whose administration was the War Powers Act introduced?
During whose administration did the Iran hostage crisis occur?
Which of the following politicians made a keynote address at the 1976 Democratic Convention?
Which President had a real appeal with blue-collar workers?
Which of the following caused major political turmoil during the Carter Administration?
Iran hostage crisis
During whose administration did the nation endure a major gas shortage?
Relinquishing the Panama Canal was thought to improve relations with
_______ was a major peace agreement reached during the Carter Administration.
Camp David Accords
Who brought attention to the energy crisis during the 1970s?
After a lucrative career in Hollywood, who entered politics and was elected Governor of California in 1966?
Which of the following was a powerful political coalition that formed during the 1980s?
Who served as Vice President under Reagan for two terms?
George H. Bush
Who was the Soviet leader that bonded with President Reagan?
______ boycotted the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
Soviet Union and East Germany
Which military leader was involved with the Iran-contra Affair?
Lt. Colonel Oliver North
The Persian Gulf War began during his administration.
Under his administration, the Cold War officially ended.
Which President was successful in the oil industry before entering politics?
Who was a Conservative judge who was appointed to the Supreme Court by President George H. Bush and endured controversial testimony due to a sexual harassment scandal?
Who introduced the Contract with America during the 1994 election campaign?
Who served as the Governor of Texas prior to George W. Bush?
The USA Patriot Act was introduced during which President’s Administration?
President George W. Bush
His administration was plagued by scandal and even a possible impeachment.
Aside from President Bill Clinton, who was also under investigation for the Whitewater Affair?
Who served as President Clinton’s Vice President?
Who served as Vice President under George W. Bush?
Who served as a third party candidate during the 1992 Presidential election?
H. Ross Perot
Who served as the Mayor of New York during the 911 attackes?
Who was the head of al-Qaeda and initiated the 911 attacks?
Osama Bin Laden
Which of the following was a senator from Kansas who also served in World War II?
Who served as Secretary of Defense under George H. Bush?
_______ was connected to the Whitewater scandal.
This group opposed the Nicaraguan guerillas in the 1980s.
Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
Sandra Day O’ Conner
The Camp David Accords were issued under which administration?
Who was the mayor who was praised for their leadership in New York following the 911 attacks?
_______ was geared towards women and minorities and made up for past discrimination.
________ was proposed in 1987 and called for the United States and Soviet Union to destroy over 2,000 missiles in Europe.
_______ is a combination of high inflation and high unemployment.
Under whose administration was the Medicare Act of 2003 introduced?
Which of the following was the Democratic nominee in the 1984 Presidential election?
Which of the following was a series of agreements on European society made in 1975?
Who was Israel’s Prime Minister that played a vital role in the Camp David Accords?
Oliver North was involved in which political scandal?
Which of the following was a Shiite Muslim religious leader from Iran?
the Ayatollah Khomeini
Who advocated supply-side economics?
This President served two terms in office, escaped impeachment, and was plagued by investigations for misconduct.
_______ rose to attention during the investigation involving Clinton-Lewinsky affair.
The Iraq’s invasion of this country led to the Persian Gulf War.
During whose administration did the Berlin Wall fall?
_______ served as the Governor of Texas before making a bid for the Presidency.
George W. Bush
Who was the first black American and woman to address the Democratic National Convention?
Who was the first female running mate for Vice President in the 1984 election?
During whose administration did the Iran hostage crisis take place?
Under whose administration did the Iran-contra Affair occur?
Who was the former Governor of Massachusetts who received the Democratic nomination for President in 1988?
The _______ are the group of Nicaraguans who took control of the government in 1979.
_______ limits the President’s ability to deploy troops abroad.
War Powers Act
Which of the following terms means a period of slow business activity?
________ is the Islamic Fundamentalist organization responsible for the 911 attacks.
Who was the Egyptian President who played a vital role in the Camp David Accords?
Anwar el Sadat
Who attempted to assassinate President Reagan?
John Hinckley, Jr.
Who won a case regarding affirmative action in 1978?
Which service member led coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War?
General Norman Schwarzkopf
Who served as somewhat of an advisor regarding health care reform to President Bill Clinton.
Which of the following politicians graduated from Yale and Harvard before entering into politics?
George W. Bush
Which of the following terms refers to an elected official who is already in office?
The _______ served as the framework for peace between Israel and Egypt.
Camp David Accords