Quiz Me! - People: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about people in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 10 Phyllis Schlafly was a leader in the conservative movement and an opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment. Her book, A Choice not an Echo, detailed Suggestions to address the gender pay gap in the workplace The strict need to leave policymaking to experienced politicians A guide for the radical feminist movement A path for Republican success by adherence to conservative causes 2 / 10 President Ronald Regan made history when he nominated an individual to be the first female Chief of Staff Vice President Supreme Court Justice Secretary of State 3 / 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? The tapes involved in the ruling cleared Nixon of involvement Nixon became the only United States President to resign Nixon published books about his involvement in Watergate President Nixon was impeached and removed from office 4 / 10 Which political office did Barack Obama not hold? President of the United States Mayor of Chicago Member of the United States Senate Member of the Illinois House of Representatives 5 / 10 After overcoming a rough childhood, Oprah Winfrey’s successful television career spanned decades and included all of the following except: The Oprah Winfrey Show Harpo Productions The Oprah Winfrey Network Oprah: The View 6 / 10 Lionel Sosa’s learned work ethic and artistic ability helped him to Propel Democratic political campaigns to victory Open his own Hispanic advertising agency Continue his father’s laundry business Become the mayor of San Antonio, Texas 7 / 10 The development of Bill Gates’ Microsoft Windows program had what effect? It forced a less user-friendly program on those using personal computers It caused IBM to cut all ties with Bill Gates and his operating system It made computers too expensive for average citizens to purchase It helped make personal computer ownership a reality for household use 8 / 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 involved the United States by sending troops to Korea He worked to find a conclusion to the conflict in Vietnam 9 / 10 Who was responsible for founding the Republican National Coalition for Life and advocated for its ideas as a plank in the Republican platform? Nancy Regan Condoleezza Rice Liz Cheney Phyllis Schlafly 10 / 10 The publishing giant, William Randolph Hearst, helped propel Billy Graham to fame by Hiring him into his publishing business Covering up prior scandalous behavior Ordering his publications to cover stories about Graham Financing several runs for public office Your score is Try another 10!