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Terrorists associated with Al Qaeda were responsible for the attacks on September 11, 2001 when planes crashed into the
a) World Trade Center, Pentagon, and a Pennsylvanian field
b) Empire State Building, Pentagon, and a Pennsylvanian field
c) Chrysler Building, World Trade Center, and the Pentagon
d) Chrysler Building, World Trade Center, and a Pennsylvanian field

In September 1978, President Jimmy Carter, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin develop an outline for peace between Israel and Egypt at
a) Versailles
b) Appomattox
c) Nuremburg
d) Camp David

The term used to describe the economic plolicis of Ronald Regan, which resulted in a tax cut, decrease in social spending and an increase in military spending, is
a) Reganomics
b) ergonomics
c) costonomics
d) spendonomics

The Supreme Court stated that separate educational facilities are inherently unequal in
a) Plessy vs. Ferguson
b) Brown vs. Board of Education
c) Grinder vs. Centofani
d) Roe vs. Wade

The separate but equal doctrine established by the Supreme Court in Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896) upheld the legality of
a) woman's suffrage in state elections
b) the activities of the Ku Klux Klan
c) racial segregation in public facilities
d) restrictions on voting rights of African Americans

In which decade would this headline, BABY BOOM is Now in its Tenth Year, have been published?
a) 1920's
b) 1940's
c) 1930's
d) 1950's

The most direct result of the Watergate scandal was the
a) assassination of President John F. Kennedy
b) decision of President Lyndon Johnson not to seek reeelction
c) resignation of President Richard Nixon
d) election of President Ronald Regan

President John F. Kennedy and President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops to Vietnam in an attempt to
a) limit the spread of communism
b) oppose South Vietnamese independence
c) support the North Vietnamese government
d) protect United States interests in the Middle East

In the early 1990's, the Cold War came to an end primarily because of the
a) creation of the European Union (EU)
b) signing of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT)
c) United States victory in the Persian Gulf War
d) breakup of the Soviet Union

The Supreme Court ruled that wartime internment of American citizens of Japaneses descent was constitutional during WWII in
a) Marbury vs. Madison
b) Fili vs. Burlingame
c) Korematsu vs. United States
d) Plessy vs. Ferguson

On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops and security police fired into a crowd of pro-democracy protesters in Beijing, China, during the
a) Tiananmen Square
b) Times Square
c) Kent State
d) Village Square

Four university students launched a sit-in during the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, at a
a) Woolworth's
b) Walmart
c) Ikea
d) Forsyth and Son's

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