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History of the American People

History

Quiz 30 :

The Conservative Ascendancy

Quiz 30 :

The Conservative Ascendancy

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The American economic environment of the 1970s was characterized by __________.
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The Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1981 reflected what item on the Reagan economic agenda?
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A

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Early in his political career, Ronald Reagan belonged to the __________.
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A

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The election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 was the culmination of a conservative movement in American politics first seen with the 1964 candidacy of __________.
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Elected in the aftermath of a recession, Bill Clinton presided over a period of __________.
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After the 1994 midterm elections, Clinton undercut Republicans by adapting many of their proposals, most notably __________.
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Orange County, California, was an example of what new kind of 1970s-1980s community?
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The oil crisis of 1973 caused __________.
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In 1996, while Clinton won reelection, __________.
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Relative to men, women's wages between 1955 and 1980 __________.
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Carter's worst enemy in the economy was __________.
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During the 1970s, organized labor experienced its only real growth among __________.
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Both Carter in 1976 and Reagan in 1980 appealed to voters in Orange County, California, because they were seen as __________.
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The most forceful American interventions during the Clinton presidency took place in __________.
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The World Trade Organization, formed in 1995, was intended to __________.
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The American public distrusted Gerald Ford as president because he __________.
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In the election of 1976, Democratic candidate Jimmy Carter ran a campaign that capitalized on __________.
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What major figure in the rise of the New Right was also the founder of the Moral Majority?
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The Democratic Leadership Council, in which Bill Clinton had been active as governor of Arkansas, would be best described as __________.
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In response to campaigns prompted by Rachel Carson's The Silent Spring, in 1970 Congress created the __________.
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