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The Moral Majority wanted to restore to society what they saw as
a) blue-collar customs.
b) vital social programs.
c) Christian values.
d) traditional property rights.

The election of 1980 was especially significant because it showed that
a) the New Right was in decline.
b) conservatism controlled the nation’s agenda.
c) Republicans could win the presidency.
d) the Equal Rights Amendment was doomed to failure.

President Reagan’s economic program was based on the theory of
a) tax and spend.
b) consumer economics.
c) Keynesian economics.
d) supply-side economics.

Many conservatives were deeply troubled by all of the following except
a) televangelism.
b) rock music.
c) affirmative action.
d) the women’s movement.

The federal government continued to grow under the leadership of
a) Lyndon Johnson.
b) Dwight Eisenhower.
c) Richard Nixon.
d) all of the above.

What was a major reason that President George Bush responded forcefully to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait?
a) He wanted to protect the flow of oil to the West.
b) He wanted to keep the United Nations out of any conflict.
c) He feared that Iraq would invade the United States next.
d) He feared the spread of communism in the Middle East.

What was the goal of Reagan’s policy toward Nicaragua?
a) to prevent the government from being defeated by revolutionaries.
b) to overthrow the Marxist government
c) to build a large military base in Nicaragua
d) to remain neutral

How did the Soviet policies of perestroika and glasnost help bring an end to the Cold War?
a) They strengthened Eastern European support for the Communist system.
b) They convinced the United States to end its military buildup.
c) They helped cause the fall of Communist regimes in Eastern Europe.
d) They banned the demonstrations of Polish workers in the Gdansk shipyard.

What distinction did Sandra Day O’Connor achieve in 1981?
a) She became the first female American astronaut.
b) She became the first female Republican candidate for vice president.
c) She became the first female Speaker of the House.
d) She became the first female Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

What cause was promoted by some groups within the New Right?
a) women’s rights
b) homosexual rights
c) Christian values
d) federal regulation

What were two major components of Ronald Reagan’s economic plan?
a) expanding the government and reducing competition
b) increasing the demand for goods and cutting the supply of goods
c) encouraging business growth and discouraging investment
d) cutting taxes and cutting government regulations

During Reagan’s second term, United States relations with the Soviet Union
a) broke down completely.
b) improved.
c) grew increasingly cold.
d) did not change.

To deal with the recession of the early 1990s, President Bush agreed to
a) increase vastly the federal bureaucracy.
b) raise new taxes as part of a deficit-reduction plan.
c) increase spending for social programs.
d) nominate Clarence Thomas to head the Department of the Treasury.

The savings and loan (S L) scandal
a) cost American taxpayers billions of dollars.
b) cost Reagan his popularity with the American people.
c) grew out of an attempt to undermine the Sandinista government.
d) showed that federal regulation of banks is unnecessary.

Critics charged that President Reagan’s conservative policies led to
a) a larger gap between rich and poor.
b) the advancement of homosexual rights.
c) an expansion of government regulations.
d) a liberal Supreme Court.

The Reagan administration rapidly increased spending on
a) social programs.
b) support of the Soviet Union.
c) the American military.
d) enlargement of the federal government.

One of President Reagan’s main goals was to
a) keep tax hikes to a minimum.
b) cut back on government regulation of business and industry.
c) accelerate the growth of the federal government.
d) increase federal government spending for welfare.

One major factor contributing to Ronald Reagan’s defeat of President Carter in 1980 was
a) the Persian Gulf War.
b) the Camp David Accords.
c) the hostage crisis in Iran.
d) the decline of the New Right.

Conservatives criticized the New Deal and the Great Society for having
a) succeeded in ending poverty in the United States.
b) expanded the size of the federal government.
c) put too much power into the hands of state governments.
d) encouraged the growth of big business.

Reagan aimed to reduce government regulations because they
a) stifled competition.
b) created unsafe working conditions.
c) led to lower income taxes.
d) led to lower property taxes.

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