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The supply side economics of President Ronald Reagan and President George Bush favored
a) raising tariffs to increase the number of imports b) increasing Federal taxes to support social welfare programs c) providing incentives to stimulate business growth d) establishing government programs to provide jobs for the unemployed
According to the supply-side economics principles promoted by President Ronald Reagan, economic growth would occur when
a) corporate business taxes were reduced b) business was regulated by antitrust legislation c) unemployment benefits were increased d) investment in capital goods was decreased
In the United States, industrial unions of the 1880’s and of the 1980’s had similar goals in that both campaigned for
a) national health insurance b) better unemployment insurance c) greater job security and higher wages d) wage and price freezes
In 1988, Congress voted to pay $20,000 to each of the surviving Americans of Japanese descent who were interned during World War II because
a) the danger of war with Japan no longer existed b) all of the interned Japanese Americans eventually became American citizens c) the World Court ordered the United States to pay reparations d) many Americans believed the internment was unjust and unnecessary
A primary reason for the increase in federal debt between 1980 and 1996 was
a) the cost of sending United States troops to Bosnia b) instability of the stock market c) instability of the stock market d) high levels of spending by the federal government
During the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan used the ideas of supply-side economics to justify
a) increases in social welfare spending b) expansion of the Social Security program c) tax cuts for businesses d) reductions in military spending
A major goal of the Republican Party since the 1980s has been to
a) increase welfare benefits b) increase the size of the federal workforce c) reduce defense spending d) cut federal taxes
A major policy of President Ronald Reagan’s administration was to
a) reduce defense spending b) lower federal income tax rates c) end desegregation of public facilities d) promote regulation of small businesses
President Ronald Reagan’s supply-side economic policy was successful in
a) increasing government spending on social programs b) lowering tax rates on personal and business income c) reducing defense spending d) enforcing stricter environmental regulations
The supply-side economic theory that President Reagan sought to implement early in his administration called for:
a) increasing government spending to stimulate consumption. b) maintaining high interest rates to control inflation. c) cutting taxes to encourage new investment. d) all of the above.
In response to concerns about the federal budget, the Reagan administration:
a) raised income taxes. b) cut defense spending. c) cut the budgets for discretionary domestic programs. d) all of the above.
In the election of 1984:
a) President Reagan won re-election in a close contest with Walter Mondale. b) President Reagan won 49 out of 50 states. c) President Reagan led the Republican Party in a successful effort to regain control of both houses of Congress. d) President Reagan won the first presidential election of the post-Cold War era.
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