Conservatism
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  • Question 1
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    Q. In an approach to economic policy that came to be called "Reaganomics," President Ronald Reagan sought to keep interest rates high while 
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    utting spending to reduce the budget deficit.
    increasing the amount of money in circulation.
    asking Congress to pass a huge tax cut. 
    borrowing heavily to build up the military.
  • Question 2
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    Q. President Reagan began a massive buildup of the U.S. military, in part because he believed that 
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    with a stronger military, the United States could defeat the Soviets in a nuclear war.
    massive Soviet defense spending would cause the Communist system to collapse. 
    massive defensive spending would stimulate economic growth in the United States
    an arms race with the Soviets would reduce the likelihood of nuclear war
  • Question 3
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    Q. The central message of H. Ross Perot's 1992 presidential compaign was the need to 
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    increase government regulation.
    end deficit spending.
    increase taxes on wealthy Americans.
    cut taxes for the middle class. 
  • Question 4
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    Q. Reagan's first act as president was to sign an executive order eliminating price controls on oil and gasoline, a step towards
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    "trickle-down economics." 
    deficit spending.
    cutting spending.
    deregulation.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Unlike most liberals, conservatives tend to be fundamentally distrustful of the power of
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    corporations.
    organized religion.
    the wealthy elite.
    government. 
  • Question 6
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    Q. The largest religious group with the social conservative movement that formed by the late 1970s was 
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    Catholics.
    conservative Jews. 
    evangelical Protestants.
    Mormons.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Members of the new conservative coalition that had come together by the late 1970s were united by a common belief that
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    American society has lost its way.
    the United States was stronger than ever before.
    American society was moving in a positive direction.
    increased government spending. 
  • Question 8
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    Q. For many Americans, the conservative idea that the government had become too big meant simply that
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    taxes were too high. 
    social programs were too generous.
    regulations were too restrictive.
     too many people were disadvantaged. 
  • Question 9
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    Q. While liberals generally believe that the government should help disadvantaged Americans through social problems, many conservatives believe that social problems can be solved through 
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    limiting the power of big business.
    government welfare programs. 
    limiting the power of the wealthy.
    religious faith and private efforts.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Who was an outspoken opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment? 
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    Sandra Day O'Connor
    Sonia Sotomayor
    Phyillis Schafley, leader of conservative group
    Richard Nixon
  • Question 11
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    Q. The NRA (National Rifle Association) fought to protect which constitutional amendment?
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    22nd
    1st
    21st
    2nd
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Who was an outspoken opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment?
    answer choices
    Sandra Day O'Connon
    Sonia Sotomayor
    Phyillis Schafley, leader of conservative group
    Richard Nixon
  • Question 13
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    Q. The Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925 had to do with teaching of Fundamentalism and ______.
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    school
    Evolution
    life
    religion
  • Question 14
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    Q. _______________ were young women who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting.
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    Expatriates
    Jazzers
    Flappers
    Scats
  • Question 15
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    Q. Both Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge 
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    believed in a laissez faire approach to the economy and government 
    believed government intervention was important to a successful economy.
    were anarchists 
    had administrations riddled with scandal. 
  • Question 16
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    Q. What was Prohibition?
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    A complete ban on the sale of food
    A complete ban on the sale of clothes
    A complete ban on the sale of alcohol
    A complete ban on the sale of cars
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which Amendment brought an end to Prohibition?
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    19th
    18th
    21st
    20th
  • Question 18
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    Q. The most direct result of the 18th Amendment(Prohibition) was that ________
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    people were mostly in support of the amendment.
    organized crime in America increased
    organized crime in America decreased
    people stopped drinking alchohol
  • Question 19
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    Q. Affirmative action is a policy that
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    provides additional opportunities for minority groups
    allows majority groups to maintain control of government operations
    removes tax penalties for those that cannot afford to pay it
    prevents prisons from becoming overcrowded
  • Question 20
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    Q. Andrew Mellon was associated with which of the following?
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    trickle down
    deficit spending
    Teapot Dome
    speakeasies
  • Question 21
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    Q. What was the most important characteristic of the Scopes trial?
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    growth of fundamentalist movement
    end of teaching evolution
    suffrage for women
    creation of right to privacy
  • Question 22
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    Q. Who was associated with The Feminine Mystique?
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    Phyllis Schlafly
    Gloria Steinem
    Betty Friedan
    Molly Pitcher
  • Question 23
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    Q. Which of the following was against the ERA?
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    Betty Friedan
    Phyllis Schlafly
    Gloria Steinem
    Roe v. Wade
  • Question 24
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    Q. What significantly limited any increase in property taxes in California?
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    the 26th amendment
    Governor Reagan
    the Tea Party
    Proposition 14
  • Question 25
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    Q. What case limited Affirmative Action programs?
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    Roe v, Wade
    Griswold v. Connecticut
    Bakke v. California
    Marbury v. Madison
  • Question 26
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    Q. Which of the following was seen as a weakness of US Foreign Policy?
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    the Turner Joy
    the Titanic
    the Mayaquez
    the Andrea Dorea
  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was seen as a weakness of US Foreign Policy?
    answer choices
    1st Gulf War
    Munich Olympics
    Iran Hostage crisis
    Iran-Contra Affair
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