Nixon STAAR Questions
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds

    One action that influenced the U.S.-Soviet signing of the SALT I treaty in 1972 was President Richard Nixon’s —

    answer choices

    opening of diplomatic relations with China

    involvement in the Watergate scandal

    support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War

    withdrawal of military forces from Vietnam

  • Question 2
    60 seconds

    What was the primary goal of discussions between these two leaders?

    answer choices

    To recognize the independence of former satellite states

    To reach a formal agreement on weapons control

    To negotiate the reunification of Germany

    To develop a global environmental-protection policy

  • Question 3
    60 seconds

    Which of the following was the primary reason for the trends in public confidence from 1973 to 1976?

    answer choices

    The normalization of relations with China

    The explosion aboard Apollo 13

    The Watergate scandal

    The nuclear-power accident at Three Mile Island

  • Question 4
    60 seconds

    What was the reaction of many Americans to the Watergate scandal?

    answer choices

    Confidence in the presidential selection process

    Support for the containment of communism

    Discontent over the antiwar and civil rights protests

    Cynicism about government and elected politicians

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