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Quiz Me! - Events: Contemporary America

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What was the purpose of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009?

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How did President Barack Obama respond to the challenge of the Great Recession?

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Which statement best describes the significance of the event above?

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Which title best represents the graphic organizer above?

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Which statement best describes the significance of September 11, 2001?

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Which event marks the third time America was attacked on its own soil?

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Which Presidential candidates ran in the election in which the winner had to be determined by the Supreme Court because of a contested recount in Florida?

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Which statement best describes the 2000 Presidential election?

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What Constitutional debate occurred as a result of President Clinton’s impeachment?

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How did the impeachment of President Bill Clinton affect the nation?

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What was the immediate cause of the Persian Gulf War?

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What occurred as a result of the events in the list above?

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Which President was involved in the Iran Contra Affair though he denied having any knowledge of the diversion of funds?

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Which event completes the graphic organizer above?

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Which event resulted in the largest number of U.S. Marines lost in combat since Iwo Jima in World War II?

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What occurred as a result of the events listed above?

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Which statement best describes the Iran Hostage Crisis?

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How did President Carter respond to the Iran Hostage Crisis?

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What effect did the gas crisis of 1973 and 1979 have on the American public?

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What caused the gas crisis that occurred in the 1970s?

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Which statement best describes the significance of the Camp David Accords?

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Which President held the thirteen-day summit at Camp David to negotiate the 1978 Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty?

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Which President resigned rather than being impeached following the coverup of a break-in at the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington?

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What role did Gerald Ford play in the Watergate scandal?

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Which effect occurred as a result of Kissinger and Nixon implementing the foreign policy known as détente?

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Which policy is Nixon best known for that normalized relations with Communist China and the Soviet Union?

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