A leading slogan of cultural conservatism in the 1990s was
In 2000, the largest employer in America was
Which of the following series of events is listed in proper sequence?
Clinton electoral victory over George Bush; defeat of Clinton health plan; passage of welfare reform; release of Starr report
Which of the following was not a key trend in world affairs during the 1990s?
an easing of ethnic and religious tensions
Which of the following was not a policy adopted by the federal government during the Clinton years?
universal health care
Which of the following was not a key element of the Republican “Contract with America”?
sharper restrictions on the sale of handguns
Which of the following was not a significant aftereffect of the 1990s computer revolution?
a bridging of the gulf between affluent and poor
The collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe occurred during what years?
What occurred in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China in April 1989?
Tens of thousands of students, joined by workers, teachers, and some government officials, occupied the square and demanded greater democracy in China.
During what years did the Berlin Wall, the most prominent symbol of the Cold War, divide East and West Berlin?
In what year did the Soviet Union cease to exist and, in its place, fifteen new independent nations arise?
Who won the Cold War?
United States and its allies
Which U.S. president first spoke of the coming of a “new world order”?
George H W Bush
In February 1991, the United States launched Operation Desert Storm as part of the Gulf War, and quickly drove the Iraqi army from what country?
Who was the African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who, in the early 1990s, argued that the United States should not commit its troops abroad without clear objectives and a timetable for withdrawal?
Pat Buchanan delivered a speech at the 1992 Republican national convention that declared cultural war against all the following, except:
the Christian Right.
In the 1992 run for the presidency, Bill Clinton held all of the following views, except:
He pledged to fulfill the unfulfilled promise of Johnson's Great Society.
What third-party candidate received 19 percent of the popular vote in the 1992 presidential election, the best result for a third-party candidate since Theodore Roosevelt in 1912?
n 1994, the Republican Party won control of both houses of Congress for the first time since the 1950s; they proclaimed their triumph the “Freedom Revolution,” and Newt Gingrich, a conservative congressman from Georgia, masterminded their platform, called
contract with America
in line with their 1994 platform, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives moved swiftly to approve deep cuts in all of the following EXCEPT
The longest uninterrupted period of economic expansion in the nation’s history took place during what years?
he Christian Coalition was founded by evangelical minister
The 1990s Christian Coalition became a major force in Republican Party politics and launched crusades against all of the following, except:
By the year 2000, what percentage of all marriages ended in divorce?
Which was not true of Bill Clinton?
He served in Vietnam.
Who won the popular vote in the presidential election of 2000?
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