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1

This president's welfare program was called the New Frontier

John F Kennedy

2

He strengthened the military alliance of NATO

Dwight D Eisenhower

3

Operation Desert Storm and Iraq was under his presidency

George H.W. Bush

4

He was the only president to resign from office

Richard M. Nixon

5

This president convinced the Soviet union leader Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall and begin Perestroika

Ronald Reagan

6

President Johnson's plan for social reform was called this

The Great Society

7

The attempt to return America to the traditional values of church, family, and free enterprise was called this

The Reagan Revolution

8

The legislation that guarantees voting, housing, and job rights for ethnic minorities

The 1964 Civil Rights Act

9

One of the decisions handed down by the liberal Supreme Court of the 1970s was Roe vs. Wade which did this

Legalized abortion

10

You need to know these states and their capitals and where they are located.

Look at the list.

11

The system of producing and distributing goods

Economy

12

Two events that caused a slowdown in the space program

The explosion of space shuttle Challenger
The explosion of space shuttle Columbia

13

And Islamic terrorist group responsible for the attack on September 11, 2001

Al Qaeda

14

Two countries were the US military attack to terrorists in the war on terror

Afghanistan and Iraq

15

The first black major league baseball player

Jackie Robinson

16

The Supreme Court justices who stressed the importance of moral character

Clarence Thomas

17

The first American to orbit the earth

John Glenn

18

The first man to walk on the moon

Neil Armstrong

19

The first black president of the United States

Barack Obama

20

A lady who refused to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama, and act which lead to a change in segregation laws

Rosa Parks

21

First woman appointed to the Supreme Court by Ronald Ragan

Sandra Day O'Connor

22

The Doctor Who developed a vaccine for polio

Jonas Salk

23

One of the greatest opera singers of her time

Marian Anderson

24

The first American to fly in space

Alan Shepard

25

He helped bring about a peace treaty between Egypt and Israel

Jimmy Carter

26

The black minister active in the civil rights movement

Martin Luther King, Jr.

27

The president during the Cuban missile crisis

John F. Kennedy

28

Explain what a liberal and a conservative believe. Use complete sentences.

Look it up in the book.

29

He believed communism should be stopped before it could attack and enslave a country

Ronald Reagan

30

California

Sacramento