Based on the information you learned in the video "The Reagan Revolution," answer the following questions. 1.
Why did Ronald Reagan appeal to most American voters in the 1980 presidential election? Reagan spoke in everyday jargon. He expressed that it was okay to be a proud American and he invoked this ideal that government was getting in the way of the people. 2. What is significant about Reagan's election in 1980? It sparked this Republican revolution that continued all the way up to George Bush. Americans began to believe that it was okay to stick to your traditional values and ethics. 3. What is meant by the Reagan Revolution? The Reagan Revolution means that when President Reagan cut taxes drastically, the economy began to boom and unemployment plummeted. 2) Multiple Choice
What was the main focus of the Nixon presidency?
E. foreign policy 3) Multiple Choice
Which of the following was NOT a domestic goal of the Nixon administration?
D. shifting responsibility for school desegregation to the courts 4) Multiple Choice
Which of the following individuals served as Nixon's national security adviser during his first term?
C. Henry Kissinger 5) Multiple Choice
Nixon's program to improve relations with the Soviet Union was known as
What was the MAIN reason the United States wanted to resume relations with China?
C. The United States believed it would force better relations with the Soviet Union. 7) Multiple Choice
The SALT treaties involved
B. reductions in the number of offensive ballistic missiles.
"the transcripts failed to win the president public sympathy.
The actions of President Nixon in the White House photo shown here were directly connected to which of the following? Title: Nixon Releases Transcripts of Oval Office Tapes.
The birth of the gay liberation movement was
Source: National Archives
D. the Yom Kippur War. 12) Multiple Choice
The most grave consequence of the 1970s oil shock was
.S. April 24.
at the Stonewall Inn. U. was conceived by Richard Nixon. Richard Nixon released edited transcripts of his Oval Office tape recordings in April 1974. invasion of Cambodia.
The Arab oil boycott of 1973-1974 was precipitated by
E. 1972 Caption: In an effort to deflect growing criticism. 10)
one of Nixon's desperate gambles to avoid impeachment for the events of "Watergate"
The Watergate Scandal
D. With their suspicious gaps and the frequent invoking of "expletive deleted. inflation throughout America.8)
The incident at Kent State was precipitated by the
15) Multiple Choice
The Camp David Accords provided a framework for peace negotiations between
A major goal of the Reagan administration was to reduce the interference of the federal government in business affairs.Gerald Ford
In 1979. True
President Reagan's tax compromise with Congress called for an income tax cut of
Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's new policies included
D. five percent the first year and ten percent for the second and third years.
The antimissile system based on the use of lasers and particle beams to destroy incoming missiles in outer space was called
Israel and Egypt. Both A and B.S. Iran
The central tenet of Reagan's approach to foreign policy was the belief that
In 1979 revolutionaries in ________ took U. diplomats hostage. the Soviet Union was a deadly enemy that threatened the United States.
A. was the first president not elected to the office of either president or vice president. SDI. the Sandanista Coalition succeeded on overthrowing the repressive Somoza regime in