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Chapter 28

I. Perspective Question (Your response should be 4-10 sentence in length.)

Analyze the Thomas/Hill hearings? Do you agree with their outcome? Why or why not?

II. Key Concepts (The following questions can be answered with short-answer responses.)

The phrase “high tech lynching” was used by whom?

What was President Clinton’s “Third Way”?

The riots of April 1992 took place in what city?

When it came to political missteps, President Clinton suffered his most serious 
defeat of his early years with what?

During the “Digital Age” of the 1990s, digital technology fueled rapid economic 
growth by streamlining ____ and helping companies reach ___.

What did the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy do?

Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas was accused of what?

Prior to the 2000 election, Governor George W. Bush of Texas had compiled a 
record of working with whom to pass legislation?

In 1998, after years of working on deficit reduction, President Clinton was able to 
report that the federal budget had done what?

Who won the popular vote in the 2000 election? Who became president?

In the congressional election of 1998, Republicans ___ seats in the House of Representatives, most likely because voters were fed up with the partisan bickering associated with the Lewinsky affair.

President Bill Clinton was accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with Monica Lewinsky, a White House _____.

Most illegal immigrants to America in the post-1965 period came from ______.

Because of corporate consolidation, Americans now receive their news and entertainment from an _____ number of sources.

Who did President Clinton put in charge of a task force to develop a new comprehensive health care plan?

Which party—the Democrats or Republicans—seemed to show more concern for the well-being of illegal immigrants in the post-1965 period?

The 2000 presidential election effectively ended when _______ voted 5 to 4 to halt the Florida recount.

The chairman of the Federal Reserve Board during the economic rebound of the 1990s was ______.

Along with “globalization,” what word would best describe what took place in corporate America during the 1990s?

The “Contract with America” was authored by House minority leader ______ of Georgia.

Who won the 1996 presidential election?

The L.A. riots of 1992 occurred after an all-white jury found four white police officers not guilty of beating a black man by the name of _______.

The telecommunications industry was _____ by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

The Texas billionaire who launched an independent presidential campaign in 1992 was _______.

_______ was arrested and prosecuted for the Oklahoma City bombing.

During the economic rebound of the 1990s, the average price of stocks more than ______ during the decade.

As a result of the congressional election in November 1994, the House of Representatives came under the control of the _____ Party for the first time since 1955.

The closing down of the ______ in 1995 led to the shut down of federal agencies, national museums, and national parks, as well as to lay-offs of federal employees.

During the impeachment of President _____, the Senate did not agree with the House that the president was guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors, which meant that he was not removed from office.

Was Bill Clinton for or against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

Chapter 29

I. Perspective Question (Your response should be 4-10 sentence in length.)

Analyze the state of race relations in the modern-day U.S. Do you think the election of the nation’s first African-American president has finally put to rest any complaints about the continued existence of racism in this country? Why or why not?

II. Key Concepts (The following questions can be answered with short-answer responses.)

Abu Ghraib was a prison in which country?

The Bush Doctrine argued that it was the right of the United States to wage a 
_____ war against any nation that might one day threaten the United 

The rational given for attacking and invading the country of _____ in 2003 was that it possessed weapons of mass destruction, of various kinds, that could be used against the United States.

The _____ Corporation was a huge energy corporation that filed for bankruptcy in 2001, a move that led to the loss of pensions for about 20,000 employees.

What did the USA PATRIOT Act allow the federal government to monitor without a warrant?

In the lead up to the 2004 presidential election, President George W. Bush’s approval ratings remained ____.

How did Saddam Hussein die?

Al Qaeda operated out of which country?

What two things hurt John Kerry’s chances in the 2004 presidential election?

What was the unemployment rate in the U.S. during the Great Recession that 
began in 2008 under President George W. Bush?

How many people along the Gulf Coast lost their lives due to Hurricane Katrina 
in 2005?

As part of the political right’s backlash against President Obama, the conservative Americans who called themselves the Tea Party were protesting what?

Who was President Obama’s Republican opponent in the 2012 presidential election?

Who viewed the invasion of Iraq as an attempt by President George W. Bush to remake the Middle East?

During the Obama presidency in March 2010, the country witnessed the conclusion of a year-long debate to pass what?

What were the four reasons why Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network were so angry at the United States?

Why did Democrats sense that Barack Obama could win back the White House for them going into the 2008 election?

How many people died during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001?

In October 2008, the federal government passed a bailout of American banks, 
offering them as much as ____ billion of taxpayers’ money to prevent them 
from declaring bankruptcy.

The 2010 Supreme Court case of Citizens United v. Federal Election 
Commission prohibited what?

Did George W. Bush help or hinder his fellow Republican John McCain in the 
2008 election?

Kenneth Lay was the chairman of which major corporation?

Did President Obama close Guantanamo Bay?

Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential candidate for the 2008 election, hurt 
John McCain’s chances with her seeming lack of what?

Shortly after taking office, President George W. Bush faced a strong rebuke when 
Republican Senator ____ announced that he would be caucusing as an 

Did the administration of George W. Bush present clear and undeniable evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq before it invaded that country?

What was the centerpiece of George W. Bush’s agenda upon first becoming president?

With its slogan “We are the 99 percent,” the ____ movement emerged in 2011 to tackle the growing gap in the nation’s wealth, inspiring empathy movements in cities across the country.

President ____ used September 11 to pass his conservative agenda, which included another round of tax cuts for the wealthy, cutting welfare, increasing the size of the military, and passing the USA PATRIOT Act.

Was the presidential election of 2008 between John McCain and Barack Obama close?

Who won the popular vote in the 2016 presidential election?


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