Polysci 15 - 04:18 Pre Ch 15 1 Roughly what was the average price Americans paid for a gallon of gas in June of 2008 $4.00 2 Which of the following

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04:18 Pre- Ch 15.  1. Roughly what was the average price Americans paid for a gallon of gas in June  of 2008? $4.00. 2. Which of the following floated the idea of a "gas tax holiday" in order to combat  rising fuel prices? A. Hillary Clinton C. John MicCain  3. Gasoline consumption by Americans has increased by roughly 40% during the  last 25 years. True 4. What happened to the George W. Bush-backed proposal that would have  rescinded restrictions on offshore drilling?  The proposal was defeated in the Senate 5. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) tracks the price of: all of the above -Food -Clothing -Medical Services
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6.  The Federal Reserve in the United States: is   s relatively autonomous. 7. Which of the following refers to the total amount of money the government  owes? Public Debt 1. Which of the following is not true about Social Security? The amount of benefits depend on the individuals established needs. 8. Which of the following provides health care to the poor? Medicaid/ Medicare pg. 526 9. Medicaid serves more people in the United States but has lower expenditures  than Medicaid. True 10. The life expectancy of Americans in 2004 was: Lower than that of all the major industrialized countries in the world. 11. Arguably the most important agency to the president when it comes to foreign  policy decisions is the: National Security Council
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12. The U.S. State Department employs few foreign nationals False 13. Forms of punishment used as foreign policy tools are referred to as: Sticks pg. 534 15. In which of the following cases are sanctions likely to be successful? When trying to undermine domestic support for a regime 16. In the last couple of decades, the Department of Defense has done all but  which of the following? All of the above Conducted counterterrorism efforts Trained other Militaries Helped enforce peace agreements  Provided assistance in war-torn regions 17. Following World War II, the Central Intelligence Agency: all of the above influenced foreign election outcomes. Sponsored coups
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Assassinated foreign leaders  18. The United States spends more on the military now than it did during the Cold  War. True 
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Polysci 15 - 04:18 Pre Ch 15 1 Roughly what was the average price Americans paid for a gallon of gas in June of 2008 $4.00 2 Which of the following

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