The Cold War Returns - and Ends 1979-1991 - Quiz
Iranian militants stormed the U.S. embassy and seized American hostages because
President Carter allowed the Shah to enter the United States for cancer treatments.
The American experience in Vietnam was paralleled by the Soviet experience in
Reagan's "evil empire" comment referred to
the Soviet Union.
According to the text, "Reaganomics"
helped the national economy recover from the troubles of the 1970s but created large deficits.
A backlash against the Reagan administration's environmental policy was demonstrated by
the soaring membership in groups like the Sierra Club and Greenpeace.
Which of the following claimed that trees produced more air pollution than cars?
In the 1980s, manufacturers continued the 1970s trend of
moving factories overseas for cheaper labor.
The bombing of Pan Am flight 109 over Scotland was done in retaliation for
the shooting down of Iranian civilian jetliner in the Persian Gulf by the American navy.
The largest group of immigrants entering the United States came from
Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ronald Reagan's reputation and popularity suffered most
from the Iran-Contra scandal.