Chapter 28 The Liberal Era 1960-1968

Chapter 28 The Liberal Era 1960-1968 - Ans: A Keyword: John...

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Ans: A Keyword: John F. Kennedy 10. Which of the following is not true about John F. Kennedy? a0. He had compiled an impressive record of achievement during his years in Congress and had sponsored much notable reform legislation. b0. He had won a Pulitzer Prize for a book that had been written primarily by one of his staff members. c0. He was esteemed as a war hero and projected an image of vigor and rugged good looks. d0. He was the first Roman Catholic to become president of the United States. e0. While president he used mood-altering drugs to alleviate pain and engaged in extramarital affairs. Ans: B Keyword: 1960 election 20. In the 1960 presidential election, Richard M. Nixon's advantages over his rival, John F. Kennedy, included a0. his independence from the crises and scandals of the Eisenhower administration. b0. his religion and his experience. c0. his poise and dynamism. d0. his experience in front of the television cameras. e0. all of these Ans: D Keyword: 1960 election 30. Which of the following helped to determine the outcome of the 1960 presidential election? a0. the television debate b0. the economy c0. the U-2 incident d0. Kennedy’s running mate e0. all of these Ans: C Keyword: 1960 election 40. The results of the 1960 presidential election reflected a0. a widespread desire all around the country for change. b0. the growing influence of "yellow journalism." c0. lingering fears about a Catholic president. d0. a middle-class white backlash. e0. the enduring popularity of Dwight Eisenhower. Ans: B Keyword: Kennedy 50. President Kennedy's top domestic priority was a0. social legislation to benefit African-Americans and women. b0. economic growth through defense spending and incentives to private enterprise. c0. controlling runaway inflation. d0. meeting and beating the threat from environmental pollution. e0. cutting taxes and downsizing government.
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Ans: C Keyword: Kennedy; domestic accomplishments 60. Why did the Kennedy administration have such a poor record of legislative accomplishments? a0. Members of the administration had no program for reform. b0. The threat of communism abroad forced the president to turn from domestic affairs and concentrate on foreign affairs. c0. The administration had received a weak electoral mandate and lacked the votes in Congress. d0. An economic recession required that the federal government reduce its expenditures, so the administration refrained from proposing new programs. e0. Kennedy was assassinated before he had a chance to propose any programs. Ans: D Keyword: Kennedy; domestic accomplishments 70. Who said, "There is no sense in raising hell and then not being successful," and why? a0. Richard Nixon, to explain why he did not run a more vigorous campaign for president in 1960 b0. Lyndon Johnson, to explain why he was not running for reelection in 1968 c0. Stokely Carmichael, to encourage his Black Power supporters to burn down Chicago d0. John Kennedy, to justify his failure to press Congress to enact
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