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8.2.1 ~ Quiz: The 1970s

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    cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1In what decade did the United States withdraw from Vietnam? (3.0 points)1950s1960s1970s1980s3100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1Why were the Pentagon Papers so controversial? (3.0 points)They told things about Spiro Agnew's college days.They were filled with details about the Korean Conflict.They revealed things about the Vietnam War that the American people did not know.They revealed stories about President Nixon and his family.7100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What were the people called who supported the war in Vietnam? (3.0 points)DovesHawksFalconsParrots10100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What were the people called who protested the war in Vietnam? (3.0 points)DovesHawksFalconsParrots13100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1Why did Spiro Agnew resign? (3.0 points)He resigned because he had too many speeding tickets.He resigned because he lied to the American people about his college transcripts.He resigned because he filed improper tax returns.He resigned because he was tired of the job.19100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What was the "Watergate" scandal named for? (3.0 points)A carAn office buildingA manA gate that was wet22100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1Who became president immediately after Nixon resigned? (3.0 points)FordRooseveltJohnsonBush25100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1This was passed in 1972 and gave women the right to participate in a great number of activities. (3.0 points)Title IIITitle VITitle IXTitle XXII31100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What happened in the 1970s that caused major lines at the gas pump? (3.0 points)WatergateTitle IXGulf WarEnergy Crisis because OPEC refused to ship oil to the United States36100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1To avoid formal impeachment, what did Nixon do? (3.0 points)He resigned.He went to Mexico.He stood his ground and continued to lead the country until the end of his term.He was demoted to vice president.37100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What president in the 1970s vowed to have the hostages in Iran released? (3.0 points)CarterNixonFordReagan41100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What is the name of the college that is long remembered for a deadly Vietnam War protest? (3.0 points)Flagler CollegeFlorida State UniversityThe University of MassachusettsKent State University48100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1What is it called to formally charge an official with a crime or to formally remove an official from office? (3.0 points)RetirementImpeachmentCommunismDemocracy50100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1This person pardoned President Nixon almost immediately after taking office. (3.0 points)AgnewFordCarterReagan54100cc_profilecc.multiple_choice.v0p1Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward uncovered the Watergate scandal in which newspaper? (3.0 points)The Washington PostThe New York TimesThe EnquirerThe London Times57100