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Under what president were Welfare Reform and Family Leave Acts passed as well as N.A.F.T.A.? William Clinton
What president engaged the U.S. in the first Persian Gulf War to liberate Kuwait? George H.W. Bush
What president said, "Read my lips. No new taxes” but ended up raising taxes? George H.W. Bush
Under what president was the No Child Left Behind legislation passed? George W. Bush
What president sent troops as part of N.A.T.O. peacekeeping in the Balkans to stop ethnic cleansing? William Clinton
What president engaged the U.S. in invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq after 9/11? George W. Bush
Who was president when the Cold War came to an end? George H.W. Bush
What president was cleared of involvement in the Whitewater Affair? William Clinton
What president's election was decided by a Supreme Court decision? George W. Bush
What president, besides Andrew Johnson, impeached? William Clinton
Former dictator of Iraq Saddam Hussein
Led Solidarity union in Poland Lech Walesa
Leader of al Qaeda Osama bin Laden
Last leader of U.S.S.R. Mikhail Gorbachev
Leader of P.L.O. terrorist group Yassir Arafat
Former dictator of Panama Manuel Noriega
Lost 2000 election to George W. Bush after Florida vote controversy Al Gore
General in charge of Operation Desert Storm Norman Schwarzkopf
First African-American Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff & Sec. of State Colin Powell
Consumer advocate who ran for the Green Party in 2000 Ralph Nader
Domestic terrorist responsible for Oklahoma City bombing Timothy McVeigh
Republican who created Contract With America Newt Gingrich
Billionaire candidate for Reform Party. Advocated budget cuts. Ross Perot
Scandal involving Pres. Nixon Watergate Scandal
Scandal involving Pres. G.H.W. Bush Savings and Loan Scandal
Scandal involving Pres. Reagan Iran-Contra Scandal
Scandal involving Pres. Clinton Whitewater Affair
True of false: Since 1980, North Carolina has voted Democratic in presidential elections ( except once ) False
True of false: Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in the U.S. currently False
True of false: The 1990s was the decade that the internet was first publicly available True
True of false: The U.S. population has moved north and east to the “rustbelt" False
True of false: Al Qaeda was not responsible for the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Lebanon but was responsible for the 1998 attack on U.S. embassies in Africa, 2000 attack on the U.S.S. Cole, and 2001 attack on the Twin Towers in N.Y. city True
Glasnost meaning (openness) was a reform by Gorbachev that allowed more freedom of speech. Helped lead to the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Perestroika meaning (restructuring) was a reform by Gorbachev that allowed some private enterprise.
Created by: mghamiter on 2012-12-05



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