Quiz Me! - People: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about people in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 10 After graduating from Harvard Law School, Barack Obama did which of the following? Served as a law clerk for a member of the Supreme Court Practiced Civil Law and served as a community organizer Returned to Harvard as a law professor Moved back to Chicago and joined the Republican Party 2 / 10 President Bill Clinton was the second U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Which of the following is an outcome from his impeachment process? He was acquitted by the United States Senate His popularity plunged and he resigned from office He returned to Arkansas and ran for governor He was found guilty and removed from office 3 / 10 In 1993, Time magazine named Oprah Winfrey one of the 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century. She was given which award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences? Lifetime Achievement Award Distinguished Service Award Spirit of Broadcasting Award Service to America Award 4 / 10 Sam Walton established successful business practices of employee inclusion as he built which retail giant? KMart JCPenney Wal-Mart Walgreens 5 / 10 Which political office did Barack Obama not hold? Member of the Illinois House of Representatives Mayor of Chicago President of the United States Member of the United States Senate 6 / 10 Which item was not one of the accomplishments of Hillary Clinton? First woman to be elected President of the United States First female presidential nominee for a major U.S. political party Served as the U.S. Secretary of State A member of the United States Senate 7 / 10 Which of the following was not part of Richard Nixon’s foreign policy strategies? He involved the United States by sending troops to Korea He worked to find a conclusion to the conflict in Vietnam He negotiated for limitations on nuclear weapons with other countries He traveled to China in an effort to ease tensions with the United States 8 / 10 Which religious leader and spiritual advisor to many U.S. Presidents claimed that the fight against communism was the ultimate fight between good and evil? Billy Graham Mike Huckabee Martin Luther King, Jr. Pat Roberts 9 / 10 The publishing giant, William Randolph Hearst, helped propel Billy Graham to fame by Hiring him into his publishing business Financing several runs for public office Covering up prior scandalous behavior Ordering his publications to cover stories about Graham 10 / 10 The following are true of Robert Johnson except: He diversified his assets into professional sports and promoted humanitarian efforts He earned a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from princeton University He purchased Black Entertainment Television (BET) from Viacom In his early years he worked as a lobbyist for the cable industry Your score is Try another 10!