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Flashback Review #13

Recent Past - Chapter 30

1.

Name: _____________________________
Period: ____ Date: __________________

Conservatives believe govt. is too ____________ , taxes should be ______ , ________ programs

cost too much and traditional _________ promoted.


2.

The champion of the _______________ Revolution was Pres. _______________

3.

Reaganomics or trickle down economics says that cutting _____ will help the economy because

people will have more to spend & save. Cutting govt. spending on programs will save money and cutting
______________ on businesses will help them grow.
4.

Reagan did not cut govt spending on the _____________. He increased it and it helped to collapse the

USSR and end the ___________________. His administration started the national ______ to balloon.
5.

Pres. Bush promised, Read my lips, no new ______. But a recession made him break his promise.

6.

Businesses laid off workers called ___________________ to save money.

7.

Pres. Clinton wanted national ________________ but Congress said no.

8.

Republicans in Congress continued conservatism with the _________________________________

9.

Clinton's last term as president was ruined by lying about a ___________ with an intern

10.

The 2000 election between Bush, Jr and _______ ended in the Supreme Court ruling Bush had won.

11.

People around the world began to embrace _________________ but it wasn't all successful.

12.

__________ Power in the Philippines worked to rid them of a dictator.

13.

Tank man and students gunned down in _______________________ Square did not bring

democracy to ________ but it was a start.


14.

Dictators in N Korea & Cuba still cling to _________________ (a dying economic system).

15.

S Africa ends ____________ & elects its first black president ____________________

16.

The _________ collapses in 1991 into 15 countries.

17.

The ___________ Accords prevents the new countries that were Yugoslavia from killing each other.

18.

Nuclear weapons have spread around the world but treaties like _________ are trying to remove them.

19.

__________ was created and three wars were fought. The __________________ are now refugees

living in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. The _____uses terror and Israel uses military attacks.
20.

For aiding Israel in the 1960s & 1970s, OPEC ________________________________________.

21.

Pres. Carter holds the Camp ________ Accords peace between Israel and __________.

22.

For putting the Shah into power and then helping when he was deposed, Iran takes Americans

_________ for 444 days. This event makes Carter look weak. Pres. Reagan secretly sells __________ to Iran
to gain their release.
23.

When Iraq invades Kuwait in 1990, the US helped to form a coalition of nations and then...

________________________________________________________________________________________

24.

This military action was called Operation ________ Storm and lasted 6 weeks.

25.

Today the threat of _________ attacks is more real than ever, especially after ______.

26.

The govt created a new department called the Dept. of ________________ Security.

27.

The US economy today has a ________ deficit we buy more than we sell.

28.

US companies also use ___________________ to save money and take jobs from Americans.

29.

NAFTA removed ________ between Canada, US & Mexico but some say it also removed a lot of jobs.

30.

Silent Spring told how mans' use of chemicals and _____________ was destroying the environment.

31.

The _______ inspects businesses and enforces environmental laws.

32.

To save the environment and reduce our dependency on Middle Eastern oil, we could be using more

_______________ energy sources like solar, _______ and hydro.


33.

______________________ (gas) emitted from factories, cars... are causing a green house effect

resulting in global climate ____________.

Leaders & Issues of the Twentieth Century (from all chapters)


Return to Normalcy ____________________

Opposes all forms of govt. ________________________

Blamed for the Depression ____________________

Stock market is booming _______________________

Created a New Deal ______________________

Contribution by black culture, music, art ___________________

Marshall Plan & Korean War _____________________

Govt. control all aspects of your life ______________________

A general & Fifties President ______________________

Lightning war ________________________

Young & Catholic President _________________

After WWII tension b/w US & USSR _________________

The Great Society ____________

Policy of stopping communism ________________________

Promised to end Vietnam ______________

If one nation falls to communism. ______________________

Camp David & humanitarian ______________

Separation of the races in the US _________________________


Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican in the US called _______________
Govt spends more than takes in ________________