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The easing of Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union during the 1970s was called
a) containment b) détente c) neutrality d) isolationism
“I think it will be a safer world and a better world if we have a strong, healthy United States, Europe, USSR, China, Japan, each balancing the other, not playing one against the other, an even balance.” Prez Nixon put this idea into practice by
a) expanding economic relations with communist nations b) abandoning his policy of détente c) declaring an end to the Korean War d) ending collective security agreements
What was a lasting effect of the Watergate scandal under President Richard Nixon?
a) The system of checks and balances was weakened. b) The scope of executive privilege was broadened. c) Trust in elected officials was undermined. d) Presidential responsiveness to public opinion was lessened.
President Nixon Plans Trip to China To Meet with Chairman Mao President Carter Signs New Panama Canal Treaty President Clinton Concludes Trade Agreement with Japan Each headline illustrates an action of a President fulfilling his role as
a) head of his political party b) Commander in Chief c) chief diplomat d) chief legislator
The Presidency of Gerald Ford was different from all previous Presidencies because he was the first President who
a) won the office by running on a third-party ticket b) resigned from the office of the President c) ran for office as a nonpartisan candidate d) was not elected to either the Presidency or the Vice-Presidency
The main significance of the Watergate affair was that it
a) led to the impeachment and conviction of President Richard Nixon b) showed that the laws of the United States are superior to the actions of a President c) was the first time a President had disagreed with Congress d) proved that Presidential powers are unlimited
Which principle was most weakened as a result of the Watergate controversy?
a) congressional immunity b) executive privilege c) judicial review d) States' Rights
In situations where the President is suspected of wrongdoing, such as the Watergate scandal, the official role of the Senate is to
a) investigate and bring charges against the President b) conduct the impeachment trial c) provide attorneys to defend the President d) determine the punishment if the President is convicted
In situations where the President is suspected of wrongdoing, such as the Watergate scandal, the official role of the House of Representatives is to
a) investigate and bring charges against the President b) conduct the impeachment trial c) provide attorneys to defend the President d) determine the punishment if the President is convicted
What was a major result of the Watergate controversy?
a) Presidential veto power was expanded. b) The president resigned from office. c) Congressional power was reduced. d) The Supreme Court was weakened.
President Richard Nixon supported the policy of détente as a way to
a) reduce tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union b) introduce democratic elections to communist nations c) encourage satellite nations to break their ties with the Soviet Union d) undermine Soviet influence among nonaligned countries in Africa and Asia
President Richard Nixon’s visit to the People’s Republic of China in 1972 was significant because it
a) convinced the Chinese to abandon communism b) brought about the unification of Taiwan and Communist China c) reduced tensions between the United States and Communist China d) decreased United States dependence on Chinese exports
The main goal of President Richard Nixon’s foreign policy of détente was to
a) assure American victory in Vietnam b) resolve conflicts in the Middle East c) abolish the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) d) improve relations with the Soviet Union
The primary purpose of President Richard Nixon’s policy of détente was to
a) expand United States military involvement in Southeast Asia b) assure an adequate supply of oil from the Middle East c) ease tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union d) maintain a favorable balance of trade with China
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