Quiz Me! - People: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about people in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 10 Sandra Day O’Connor was often the swing vote during her tenure as a Supreme Court Justice. She developed a test to determine violations of the Establishment Clause. This test was called The Establishment Test The Federalism Test The Endorsement Test The Commerce Power Test 2 / 10 How did Robert Johnson become the first African-American billionaire? He stayed at Princeton University after graduating and became the university’s president He was instrumental in helping Bill Gates develop Microsoft Windows He founded and eventually sold Black Entertainment Television (BET) He founded the American media conglomerate, Viacom 3 / 10 When elected a United States Senator by the state of New York, this person became the first former First Lady to be elected as a U.S. government official Hillary Clinton Eleanor Roosevelt Ladybird Johnson Michelle Obama 4 / 10 Bill Clinton’s domestic agenda did not include which of the following? The strengthening of environmental protections Restrictions on certain gun sales Job protections for people caring for ill family members Dismantling the Voting Rights Act 5 / 10 Which of the following was not part of Richard Nixon’s foreign policy strategies? He traveled to China in an effort to ease tensions with the United States He negotiated for limitations on nuclear weapons with other countries He worked to find a conclusion to the conflict in Vietnam He involved the United States by sending troops to Korea 6 / 10 In 1974, The Supreme Court denied President Richard Nixon’s claim of “executive privilege” in United States v. Nixon. What resulted from this ruling? President Nixon was impeached and removed from office Nixon became the only United States President to resign Nixon published books about his involvement in Watergate The tapes involved in the ruling cleared Nixon of involvement 7 / 10 Which of the following was not associated with business ventures Sam Walton? Variety stores Supercenters Membership warehouses Specialized boutiques 8 / 10 After graduating from Harvard Law School, Barack Obama did which of the following? Practiced Civil Law and served as a community organizer Moved back to Chicago and joined the Republican Party Returned to Harvard as a law professor Served as a law clerk for a member of the Supreme Court 9 / 10 Sam Walton established successful business practices of employee inclusion as he built which retail giant? JCPenney KMart Wal-Mart Walgreens 10 / 10 The development of Bill Gates’ Microsoft Windows program had what effect? It caused IBM to cut all ties with Bill Gates and his operating system It helped make personal computer ownership a reality for household use It made computers too expensive for average citizens to purchase It forced a less user-friendly program on those using personal computers Your score is Try another 10!