Quiz Me! - People: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about people in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 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 made computers too expensive for average citizens to purchase It helped make personal computer ownership a reality for household use It forced a less user-friendly program on those using personal computers 2 / 10 How did Robert Johnson become the first African-American billionaire? He was instrumental in helping Bill Gates develop Microsoft Windows He stayed at Princeton University after graduating and became the university’s president He founded and eventually sold Black Entertainment Television (BET) He founded the American media conglomerate, Viacom 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? Nixon published books about his involvement in Watergate President Nixon was impeached and removed from office The tapes involved in the ruling cleared Nixon of involvement Nixon became the only United States President to resign 4 / 10 Who was responsible for founding the Republican National Coalition for Life and advocated for its ideas as a plank in the Republican platform? Condoleezza Rice Nancy Regan Liz Cheney Phyllis Schlafly 5 / 10 Which item was not one of the accomplishments of Hillary Clinton? First female presidential nominee for a major U.S. political party A member of the United States Senate First woman to be elected President of the United States Served as the U.S. Secretary of State 6 / 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 Federalism Test The Commerce Power Test The Endorsement Test The Establishment Test 7 / 10 Through dedication and hard work, Estee Lauder was able to develop what kind of business? A global cosmetic company A line of health and fitness foods A successful clothing line A travel company for the elite 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 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 Michelle Obama Ladybird Johnson Eleanor Roosevelt 10 / 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? Mike Huckabee Martin Luther King, Jr. Pat Roberts Billy Graham Your score is Try another 10!