The Cold War Returns - and Ends 1979-1991 - Quiz

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1

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.

2

The American experience in Vietnam was paralleled by the Soviet experience in

Afghanistan.

3

Reagan's "evil empire" comment referred to

the Soviet Union.

4

According to the text, "Reaganomics"

helped the national economy recover from the troubles of the 1970s but created large deficits.

5

A backlash against the Reagan administration's environmental policy was demonstrated by

the soaring membership in groups like the Sierra Club and Greenpeace.

6

Which of the following claimed that trees produced more air pollution than cars?

Ronald Reagan.

7

In the 1980s, manufacturers continued the 1970s trend of

moving factories overseas for cheaper labor.

8

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.

9

The largest group of immigrants entering the United States came from

Latin America and the Caribbean.

10

Ronald Reagan's reputation and popularity suffered most

from the Iran-Contra scandal.