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history 130 final

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How does Zinn characterize post-1960’s activism Noting was as strong as the 60s and 70’s. theres people active in politicts now but nothing as strong as those times
How did Jimmy Carter present himself to the voters during the 1976 presidential campaign Regular ordinary farmer. Blue collar guy. Strict polocies on foreign and domestic offairs, said he was going to fix everything.
How did Carter handle the twin crises of the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and the seizing of American hostages by Iranian radicals in Iran He wanted to boycott the Olympics for the Russians, there wasn’t direct confruntation. The hostage crisis, they made a half-ass attemp. We all knew where they were being kept but we didn’t do anything about it.
What is a multinational a corporation or an enterprise that manages production or delivers services in more than one country --Why would an American president support a military junta over a peasant rebellion
What was the “Miracle on Ice” bunch of college kids beat the soviet hockey team What factors made it such an important event for both the U.S. and the Soviet Union in February, 1980
How did Ronald Reagan represent a “morning in America” to many Americans in 1980 He was a fresh new politician. Somebody to bring back America. Revival. Bring up the economy What were Reagan and the first George Bush’s lasting legacies
What was the significance of Reagan’s firing the striking air traffic controllers Planes weren’t directled right it showed to other unions he was serious, weakened other unions, made people know he was serious. Worried other unions.
What were Reagan’s tax cuts Lower taxes on the rich, and it will “trickle down” to the pour people. Pro business, decrease in taxes on them What was “Reaganomics”
What was Ragan’s attitude toward the Soviet Union Called it the evil empire, but became really good friends with mikhael gorbachev
How did the economic plight of blacks during the 1980’s testify to the enduring nature of racism They still didn’t feel socially accepted
What was “Star Wars” the missile thing Reagan made where misses shot down other missels
Why did the U.S. invade Caribbean countries during the Carter-Reagan-Bush years They were trying to protect U.S. interests instead of going in diplomatically. Industrial military complex. Went to niceuragua to fund the contras
Why did the first President Bush take the U.S. to war against Iraq in 1991 Cause they invated Koiate. We need to teach them a lesson. We don’t want them to have control of the oil industry. Did the American public support the war
Why didn’t the U.S. government remove Saddam Hussein from power in 1991 Cause he was still against iran, he was our one guy who was ani-iranian. He wasn’t so geared towards taking over oil stuff
How does Zinn define the “Vietnam Syndrome” distrust government and the wars were going into. How might his definition differ from the first President Bush’s or Colin Powell’s definition
How did Saddam Hussein “save” the first President Bush’s administration from the “peace dividend” he invented an excuse to go to war. A reason to use our weapens, decrease spending with it
How did the U.S. acquire the Panama Canal, and why were people inflamed that Carter wanted to hand it over to the Panamanians
Why did Clinton bomb Baghdad, Iraq We thought they had leaders there but they didn’t, we wanted to teach sadam hussain a lesson How did the columnist Molly Ivins assess the bombing
How did Clinton’s actions as president belie his claim to be “liberal” cause he drove conservitives to the right, he became very centrist politician. He cut welfare and social systems to spend more on defense, very conservative position.
What happened at Waco, Texas, and how did the Clinton administration handle it It was a hostage situations, Clinton administration messed it up bad.
Who was Newt Gingrich and what was the “Contract with America” speaker of the house it was they wanted tax cut, budgit How did it challenge Clinton’s agenda
Why did Timothy McVeigh bomb the Murrah building in Oklahoma City Cause he thought the federal government was too strong and hated the federal government. He was also mad about waco Why was domestic terrorism a big issue during the Clinton years
what foreign policy issues were paramount to Clinton If it only benefits America. Only interested in things that would benefit America. Why did he authorize military force in Serbia and Kosovo, as well as Somali extra
Why did the U.S. support regimes in China, Indonesia, and Russia but continue to demonize Castro in Cuba They had economic markets. Cuba has only put people in jail, hasn’t done things as bad as china
What is the purpose of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) To open up trade between mexico and Canada, reduce terrorists, made us loose jobs cause work went to cheap mexian labor.
Why was Clinton impeached Having sexual relations Who was Ken Starr and what was the “Starr Report”
what were bush's accomplishments domestically and internationally and what was his response to the corporate scandals (Enron, et al) that broke out early in his presidency
What was Bush’s tax policy
How did Bush react to the terrorist attack of 9/11
Why did the Bush administration decide to go to war against Iraq
What is the “Axis of Evil”
How did events at Abu Ghraib affect Bush’s “war on terror”
Why was Bush criticized for his handling of the Hurricane Katrina situation
Why did he decide to go to war against Afghanistan immediately after 9/11
How was the Iraq war sold to the American public he lied about evidence of WMD, and mentioned 9/11 alot
Betty Friedan's feminist manifest, The Feminine Mystique, contained comments such as "I feel empty somehow, incomplete.. i feel as if i don't exist." Freidan was referring to..? women's subordinate role in society
Friedan called the dilemma facing modern women the..? problem that has no name
prior to his gains made by the feminist movement, women in the workplace were essentially vitimized by all of the following EXCEPT: gibes at their mental abilities, sexual jokes and aggression, gender jealousies, pay inequities gender jealousies
in the fall of 1968 a group called Radical Women attracted national attention when it protested..? the crowning of Miss America
during the 60's abortion became an important issue. criminalizing abortion clearly worked against the poor, so it wasn't until the right to abortion was won in the supreme court that prochoice advocates could declare a clear victory. case? Roe vs. Wade
george jackson, a militant african american prisoner shot in the back by guards while allegedly trying to escape, wrote a book of protest against prison conditions called Soledad Brother
partly in reaction to the incident of george jackson getting shot, the greatest prison protest in american history took place at Attica
the location of the massacre that ended indian resistance was located where? wounded knee
in 1969 the "indians of all tribes" offered to buy what piece of land, and make it a center for native american studies for ecology? alcatraz island
what protest singer changed the nature and scope of popular music and lyrics in the 60s Bob Dylan
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