Chapter 33 A Conservitive Tide Test Review

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  1. In 1987, Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev announced his plans for ___, or a restructuring of the Soviet economy and government.
  2. Iraq invaded a neighboring country and claimed major _______, provoking the United States to declare war.
  3. During the early 1980s, conservatives objected to what they believed were excesses in
  4. These two nations signed the INF Treaty.
  5. This nation was torn apart by a brutal civil war between Muslims, Orthodox Serbs, and Roman Catholic Croats.
  6. The _____ attempted to overthrow the government of Nicaragua
  7. A direct result of the ______ policy might be freedom of the press
  8. During Reaganís presidency, federal spending increased most for
  9. The receipt of a Social Security check is an example of a result of an
  10. President Reagan made a point of appointing administrators to the Environmental Protection Agency who were sympathetic to
  11. In an attempt to fill the Supreme Court with conservatives, Reagan nominated ___, the first woman ever appointed to the Court.
  12. China's leaders ordered a brutal crackdown on demonstrators gathered in
  13. This tiny island nation was invaded by the United States in 1983.
  14. Tiananmen Square was the location of demonstrations that drew international attention to this nationís lack of political freedoms.
  15. Fundamentalist Christian leader and televangelist Jerry Falwell formed the organization called the
  16. During the 1980s, the conservative coalition tended to support
  17. A member of the New Right who objected to ___ ______ was most likely to criticize it for resulting in discrimination against white men
  18. The ______ _____ _______ involved transactions among people connected to or deeply interested in the future of The United States, Iran and Nicaragua
  19. People who believe that reverse discrimination is a problem are worried about discrimination against
  20. In 1984 and 1988, this person ran for the Democratic presidential nomination.
  21. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as the president of this nation.


  1. In the 1980s, reports on education revealed that U.S. schools were performing ________ than those of most other industrialized nations.
  2. In 1990, this person became the nationís first African-American governor.
  3. According to the theory of___ ____ ______ , cutting taxes is the first step toward creating a healthy economy.
  4. In 1991, the Commonwealth of Independent States took the place of this nation.
  5. The main purpose of the _________ Reagan supported was to stimulate private investment
  6. This organization aims to end racism toward Asian Americans and generate awareness of Asian culture.
  7. The Strategic Defense Initiative was an extremely costly
  8. Grenada's ties to ____ led to a U.S. invasion during the Reagan administration.
  9. Although Nicaragua's government received foreign aid from the Carter administration, the _____ administration aided those rebelling against it.
  10. This nationís president was overthrown, arrested, and convicted of drug trafficking.
  11. The Reagan administration secretly sold military weapons to this nation in the hope of obtaining the release of U.S. hostages.
  12. This nation approved the START II treaty with Russia.
  13. General Manuel Antonio Noriega of Panama was overthrown by U.S. troops and tried for
  14. When George H. W. Bush ran for president in 1988, his opponent was
  15. Sandinista rebels overthrew the dictator of this nation in 1979.
  16. As this virus spread during the 1980s, so did concern over preventing further infection and finding a cure for the illnesses it caused.
  17. This person was the 1984 Democratic vice-presidential candidate.
  18. People who support _____ argue that women should be paid the same as men for doing the same jobs.
  19. Presidents Reagan and Bush were most successful in meeting their goal of making the Supreme Court more
  20. This nationís actions led the United States and its allies to launch Operation Desert Storm.
  21. National defense was the goal of the program known as

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