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They hoped that he would establish wage basements and price ceilings to stabilize the economy.Reagan, because of his intervention in the PATCO strike and other labor issues, had made it clear that he did not support organized labor.Question 92 / 2 ptsWhich of these judges was nominated for the Supreme Court under George H.W. Bush, sparking a controversial nomination hearing?Clarence ThomasThat’s correct.Thurgood MarshallStephen BreyerRuth Bader GinsburgIncorrectQuestion 100 / 2 ptsThe goal of “the surge” was to __________.gain control of Iraq
The surge saw the U.S. increase troops in Afghanistan, with the goal of turning control of the country over to the Iraqis themselves. See “The Impact of September 11, 2001” in your eTextbook.prepare for an attack on Afghanistanmove from occupation to peacekeepingeliminate al-QaedaQuestion 112 / 2 ptsWhy did Ronald Reagan seek to increase military spending?He wanted to shore up the skills and abilities of those Americans who wanted to work in or for the military, and he also wanted to create job opportunities for them.He saw it as insurance against the spread of communism and as a means of making the United States more powerful.He wanted to increase the size of the federal government.He hoped to reward military contractors who had been among his strongest financial supporters during his campaigns.Question 122 / 2 ptsWhich of the following could be considered a result of the Reagan economic agenda?a reduction in the federal deficitcontinuation of the federal deficit, but a reduction in the size of government overalla reduction in the deficit, but growth in the military branches
rapid growth in the federal deficitQuestion 132 / 2 ptsHow did technology affect the film industry?Most theaters closed as people turned to home video as their primary means of film entertainment.Television viewership declined as people flocked to theaters to see movies like E.T.or Indiana Jones.3-D films became a popular way to lure the television-viewing audience to theaters.The introduction of VCRs allowed people to watch films at home at any time during the day.That’s correct.Question 142 / 2 ptsWhich of the following best illustrates the economic atmosphere in the 1980s?the movie Star Wars,which chronicled the ups and downs of the Strategic Defense Initiativethe movie Wall Street,which was loosely based on financier Ivan BoeskyThat’s correct.the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark,which was loosely based on corporate raiders of the 1980sthe movie The Empire Strikes Back,which recreated the tense atmosphere between the United States and the Soviet Union following Reagan’s “evil empire” speech
Question 152 / 2 ptsHow did supply-side economics differ from economic policy stemming from the New Deal era?

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