Flashcards in Unit VI Quiz Deck (20):
Name the world trade agreements that helped establish the global economy.
1. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
2. World Trade Organization (WTO)
3. Free Trade Area of the Americans (FTAA)
What is AIDS?
A disease that appeared in the early 1980s, and affected many people.
What is Reaganomics?
It is the approach of President Reagan to increase military spending, cut the budget and taxes, and Supply Side Economics.
What is No Child Left Behind?
A plan calling for more accountability in education put in place by G.W. Bush (standardized testing)
What is Perestroika?
The economic openness policy in the Soviet Union
What is Glasnost?
The policy that increased government freedom in the Soviet Union
What is an Entitlement Program?
A government program one pays into from which they later receive benefits
What was the decision in Webster v. Reproductive Health Care Services?
It gave states the right to restrict abortions
What issues did Reagan use in his campaign for President?
Tax cuts, smaller government, balanced budget
What was affirmative action?
A Great Society program that made sure colored people had access to government jobs
What happened in Tianemen Square?
Chinese rebels protested communism. Many deaths occurred
What happened in Kuwait?
Iraq invaded in 1990
What was the Iran Contra?
A communist dictatorship in Central American and Caribbean countries that Reagan sent troops to overthrow
Who was holding political offices as part of their fight for civil rights?
They were holding political offices
What group had the fastest growing population, and was able to get bilingual education as part of their fight for civil rights?
What industries did President Reagan deregulate?
Oil price controls, nursing homes, airlines, savings and loan, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Which group gained the use of gambling casinos as part of their fight for civil rights?
What group of minorities was successful in education, had low crime rates, and whose population grew 2nd fastest in the country?
From what country did 14 nations declare independence in 1991?