Unit 14 Nixon-Watergate
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds

    A. Price Controls

    B. Uber Transportation

    C. Daylight Savings Time

    D. National Speed Limits

    What was a lasting effect of the 1970s Energy Crisis?

    answer choices

    A Only

    A and B Only

    C and D Only

    A, C, and D Only

  • Question 2
    60 seconds

    The third great goal is to continue the effort so dramatically begun last year: to restore and enhance our natural environment... I will propose a strong new set of initiatives to clean up our air and water, to combat noise, and to preserve and restore our surroundings. I will propose programs to make better use of our land, to encourage a balanced national growth... that will revitalize our rural heartland and enhance the quality of life in America. And not only to meet today's needs but to anticipate those of tomorrow, I will put forward the most extensive program ever proposed by a President of the United States to expand the Nation's parks, recreation areas, open spaces, in a way that truly brings parks to the people where the people are. For only if we leave a legacy of parks will the next generation have parks to enjoy."

    -from Richard Nixon's 'State of the Union" Address, January 22, 1971

    Richard Nixon's words here had the GREATEST effect on

    answer choices

    the establishment of the National Park System.

    the creation of the Department of the Interior

    the political tactic of impounding federal funds.

    the policies of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • Question 3
    30 seconds

    Rachel Carson took a stand and spoke out about the use of____?

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    Man made pesticides


  • Question 4
    30 seconds

    This photo took place at what college campus?

    answer choices

    Ohio State

    Columbus State

    Kent State

    California State

  • Question 5
    30 seconds

    Which of the following best describes the violence that occurred during the My Lai massacre?.

    answer choices

    At least 347 My Lai villagers; many Americans were horrified

    No violence took place.

    President Kennedy order the attack.

    Nuclear weapons were employed.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds

    In what way did Richard Nixon's 1972 trip to China impact the US's diplomacy with the Soviet Union?

    answer choices

    it resulted in an immediate increase in nuclear weapons

    it helped to end the war between China and the Soviet Union

    it meant that the Soviet Union would no longer be receiving US aid

    it improved the US's relationship with the USSR's main communist rival

  • Question 7
    30 seconds

    Which of these correctly explains the outcome of the Watergate scandal?

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    Nixon resigned as President.

    Nixon won the Election of 1972.

    Nixon was impeached but found not guilty.

    Nixon was impeached and removed from office.

  • Question 8
    45 seconds

    "You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe me, I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job. "

    President Nixon made this statement during the investigation of what came to be known as the Watergate Scandal. What was the result of this investigation for President Nixon?

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    He was cleared of any wrongdoing.

    Facing impeachment, he resigned from office.

    President Nixon lost his bid for re-election to Jimmy Carter.

    He was impeached, tried in the Senate, and removed from office.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds

    During President Nixon's presidency the Cold War entered a 'detente' phase, which is BEST described as

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    reduced tensions with the Soviet Union and signed treaties to limit nuclear weapons.

    increased tensions with the Soviet Union and increased spending on weapons technology.

    reduced tensions with the Soviet Union and both Presidents signing the Camp David Accords.

    increased tensions with the Soviet Union and China both threatening to declare war on the U.S.

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