Pima HIST142 chapter 26 quiz

| August 14, 2017

Question 1(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 1 unsaved” title=”Question 1 unsaved”>Which is true of affirmative action?Question 1 options:1)Companies found it fairly easy to follow the affirmative action guidelines of hiring a certain percentage of minorities.2)Nixon tried but failed to cause a breakup of the Democratic coalition of blacks and whites that had been forged during the New Deal years.3)Many of the nation’s universities adopted affirmative action policies only after lengthy court battles.4)In the 1978 caseRegents of the University of California v. Bakke, the Supreme Court upheld the legality of affirmative action but denied the right of an entity to use exact quotas to achieve the goal of equality.5)Programs of affirmative action were generally developed at the state level, since the federal government could not create a one-size-fits-all policy.SaveQuestion 2(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 2 unsaved” title=”Question 2 unsaved”>Nixon’s vice president, Spiro Agnew, resigned from office after admitting toQuestion 2 options:1)illegal taping of White House conversations.2)an extramarital affair.3)participating in the planning of the Watergate burglary.4)tax evasion and bribery.5)ordering illegal surveillance of reporters who had been hounding him.SaveQuestion 3(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 3 unsaved” title=”Question 3 unsaved”>Which of the following doesnotaccurately characterize the religious revivalism that began to assert itself into America’s political arena in the late 1970s?Question 3 options:1)It was driven by Protestant evangelicals who attempted to bring Christians into a closer personal relationship with God.2)It entered the political realm via lobbying groups such as the Moral Majority.3)It saw the growing popularity of Zen Buddhism and New Age spiritual beliefs as an assault on traditional religious values.4)It resulted in division and exclusion in religion, rather than inclusion and community-building.5)It stressed family values and targeted feminism, gay liberation, and overturningRoe v. Wade.SaveQuestion 4(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 4 unsaved” title=”Question 4 unsaved”>The action(s) that Gerald Ford took which cost him widespread public support was/wereQuestion 4 options:1)his pardon of Richard Nixon.2)his decision to attempt to try Nixon.3)his fumbling speeches that made him a laughingstock across America.4)his pardon of Spiro Agnew.5)his direct meeting with Ho Chi Minh.SaveQuestion 5(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 5 unsaved” title=”Question 5 unsaved”>The activism of the 1960s ran into roadblocks in the 1970s, which included all of the following,exceptQuestion 5 options:1)The economic boom of the 1960s had turned into a recession.2)Ethnic groups seemed poised to fracture any national unity the struggle for black civil rights had initially created.3)American politics had reached its limits-and arguably its low-in credibility.4)A conservative movement began to push back against the demands of women and minorities.5)Some civil rights activists believed they had achieved most of their goals and disagreed with other activists over the need for further agitation.SaveQuestion 6(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 6 unsaved” title=”Question 6 unsaved”>On August 9, 1974, Nixon made history when heQuestion 6 options:1)named Gerald Ford as his new vice president.2)admitted to his involvement in the Watergate scandal.3)was the first president to be impeached by both the House and Senate.4)resigned as president.5)refused to provide his secret taped White House conversations to Congress.SaveQuestion 7(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 7 unsaved” title=”Question 7 unsaved”>When the last American troops came home from Vietnam in 1973,Question 7 options:1)most Americans were relieved that soldiers had been removed from an un-winnable war.2)protests over the Vietnamization of the conflict grew.3)pro-war Americans protested at the airport.4)South Vietnam was a stable and defensible nation.5)most Americans considered the war “won.”SaveQuestion 8(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 8 unsaved” title=”Question 8 unsaved”>The Watergate scandal began with a break-in at theQuestion 8 options:1)Washington Post.2)Democratic National Committee headquarters.3)National Endowment for the Arts headquarters.4)Republican National Headquarters.5)National Review.SaveQuestion 9(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 9 unsaved” title=”Question 9 unsaved”>The movement begun by Phyllis Schlafly was the driving force that kept the Equal Rights Amendment from becoming law.Question 9 options:1) True2) FalseSaveQuestion 10(1 point) .pima.edu/d2l/img/0/QuestionCollection.Main.infQuestionUnsaved.gif?v=″ alt=”Question 10 unsaved” title=”Question 10 unsaved”>Richard Nixon held long-smoldering resentment against what he termed the “Eastern Establishment.”Question 10 options:1) True2) False

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