HIUS 222 Quiz 7,8

HIUS 222 Quiz 7, 8 Liberty University

HIUS 222 Quiz 7

  1. National Guard forces shot four students at Liberty University during an anti-war protest in 1971.
  2. Why was the 1968 Tet Offensive the turning point for U.S. participation in the Vietnam War?
  3. How did Woodstock symbolize the 1960s?
  4. Why was Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystiqueso controversial?
  5. American B-52 crews were despondent after learning they would have to fly missions over Christmas in 1972.
  6. When were the B-52s most vulnerable on their missions in December 1972?
  7. Which of the following was nota base from which Brigadier General Young’s B-52 flew in the Vietnam War?
  8. What caused Robert Kennedy’s assassin to be angered?
  9. The Tet Offensive and the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy all occurred in 1968.
  10. Which of the following is true of the assassination of President John Kennedy?
  11. The 1965 civil rights march in Selma, Alabama, involved the resignation of Governor George Wallace.
  12. Where did the most serious race riot in the United States since World War II occur in 1965?
  13. Over how many American troops were deployed to Vietnam by the end of 1967?
  14. What is significant about the 1964 election?
  15. What did George Kennan state was the “most disastrous” undertaking in the history of the United States?
  16. What best describes the 1968 presidential election results?
  17. What was the key evidence in the determination of President Richard Nixon’s guilt or innocence in the Watergate scandal?
  18. What best describes the 1972 Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I)?
  19. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was amended for the benefit of women.
  20. What was the United States obligated to do according to the Nixon Doctrine?
  21. According to your textbook, what is true about the youth counterculture of the 1960s?
  22. What did the Supreme Court rule in Miranda v. Arizona (1966)?
  23. What is true about Betty Friedan’s 1963 The Feminine Mystique?
  24. What was the intent of President Richard Nixon’s “Vietnamization” policy?
  25. In 1974, Richard Nixon was impeached.

HIUS 222 Quiz 8

  1. Who participated in illegal arms sales to Iran in order to fund the contras in Nicaragua?
  2. What happened to President Clinton because of the Lewinsky affair and his testimony about it?
  3. Most Americans felt better about their futures in 1989 than in 1981.
  4. Where has President Barack Obama focused his efforts in the War on Terror?
  5. Where did the United States fight wars between 2001 and 2013?
  6. Who was Jerry Falwell, Sr.?
  7. What issues in the 1960s and 1970s led to the emergence of the Religious Right?
  8. How did Dr. Falwell and his work with Moral Majority influence how Americans think about religion and government involvement?
  9. What is true about President Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy?
  10. What did President Ronald Reagan argue that the Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars) would do?
  11. What did Iranians who took American hostages demand in return for their release?
  12. What is unique about the economic front during the Carter administration?
  13. OPEC raised the price of oil by 400 percent in 1974 alone.
  14. How did Jimmy Carter appeal to voters in 1976?
  15. Which nation makes up the third crux in what President George W. Bush described as the “axis of evil” with Iraq and Iran?
  16. Why did the House vote to impeach President Clinton in 1998?
  17. Which states were most affected by Hurricane Katrina?
  18. Over how many computers were in use around the world by 2012?
  19. Which of the following was true of poor inner-city African Americans in the first decade of the twenty-first century?
  20. While the Carter presidency is not known for its successes, identify one success it did have and explain why it was important?
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