CH42 - Chapter 42The American People Face a New Century...

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Chapter 42—The American People Face a New Century SHORT ANSWER Identify and state the historical significance of the following: 1. Jonas Salk ANS: Student answers will vary. 2. Cesar Chavez ANS: Student answers will vary. 3. Douglas Wilder ANS: Student answers will vary. 4. O. J. Simpson ANS: Student answers will vary. 5. Condoleezza Rice ANS: Student answers will vary. 6. Barack Obama ANS: Student answers will vary. 7. Randolph Bourne ANS: Student answers will vary. 8. Norman MacLean ANS: Student answers will vary.
9. Toni Morrison ANS: Student answers will vary. 10. Maxine Hong Kingston ANS: Student answers will vary. 11. Frank McCourt ANS: Student answers will vary. 12. Sandra Cisneros ANS: Student answers will vary. 13. Jackson Pollock ANS: Student answers will vary. 14. David Mamet ANS: Student answers will vary. 15. Frank Lloyd Wright ANS: Student answers will vary. 16. Eero Saarinen ANS: Student answers will vary.
Define and state the historical significance of the following: 17. "dot.com" businesses ANS: Student answers will vary. 18. "outsourcing" ANS: Student answers will vary. 19. stem cell research ANS: Student answers will vary. 20. Big Science ANS: Student answers will vary. 21. research universities ANS: Student answers will vary. 22. gender gap ANS: Student answers will vary. 23. mainstream media ANS: Student answers will vary. 24. blogosphere ANS: Student answers will vary.
25. Information Age ANS: Student answers will vary. 26. multiculturalism ANS: Student answers will vary. 27. abstract expressionism ANS: Student answers will vary. 28. pop art ANS: Student answers will vary. 29. postmodernism ANS: Student answers will vary. Describe and state the historical significance of the following: 30. Microsoft Corporation ANS: Student answers will vary. 31. Human Genome Project ANS: Student answers will vary. 32. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ANS: Student answers will vary.
33. Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 ANS: Student answers will vary. 34. United Farm Workers Organizing Committee ANS: Student answers will vary. 35. Cinco de Mayo ANS: Student answers will vary. 36. National Endowment for the Arts ANS: Student answers will vary. MULTIPLE CHOICE 37. The rise of computer corporations like Microsoft and dot.com businesses signaled the advent of REF: p. 991

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