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1Choose the statement that reflects a foreign policy success for President Gerald Ford.He helped negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, which resulted in the CampDavid Accords.Rather than containment or Détente, he based his foreign policy on human rights.He met with Chairman Mao Zedong to establish relations with China.Along with the Soviet premier and 31 other countries, he agreed to the HelsinkiAccords.RATIONALEOne of President Ford’s major foreign policy successes during his brief term was theHelsinki Accords, signed in 1975, which formally recognized the territorial boundaries thathad been established at the end of World War II and included a provision on human rights.The other foreign policy events are related to the Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carteradministrations.CONCEPTFrom Détente to the Carter Doctrine2What group was one of the intellectual arms of the New Right, providing policypositions and political recommendations for conservative candidates?The Save Our Children organizationThe Free Speech MovementThe Moral MajorityThe Heritage FoundationCONCEPTThe Rise of the New Right3Which of the following was a consequence of Richard Nixon's policy of disengagingfrom the Vietnam War?President Nixon announced his plans to bomb North Vietnamese supply routes inCambodia to Congress.Protests over the Cambodia bombings led to the killing of two protesters at JacksonState College.South Vietnam was finally able to declare victory over North Vietnam.The Pentagon Papers revealed that Nixon had negotiated with the Viet Cong.CONCEPTPeace with Honor? The US Withdraws from Vietnam4
Choose the true statement about the press’s role in uncovering the Watergatescandal.The Senate Watergate Committee held public hearings in which those accused ofwrongdoing denied the accusations.A federal district judge threatened harsh sentences unless witnesses came forwardabout what they knew.An anonymous source in the FBI provided information that implicated PresidentRichard Nixon's administration in the Watergate break-in.Newspapers ignored the 1972 presidential election and de-escalation of the war inVietnam to cover a break-in at the Watergate Hotel.CONCEPTThe Watergate Scandal5Which of the following led to the beginning of the Great Recession?Home prices began to fall because home construction had reached a saturationpoint.Millions of college students were unable to find jobs after graduating.Investments in high-tech companies were lost when the "dot com" bubble burst.Federal funds were dispersed to support private industries, such as the autoindustry.CONCEPTThe American Economy in the 21st Century6Which of the following statements reflects an effect of political organizing byevangelical Christians?

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