Ballston spa high school advanced Placement United States History spring semester january 2012



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Makers of America: The Vietnamese


16. What difficulties did Vietnamese immigrants experience when they came to America?


The Seventies in Black and White

Know: Desegregation, white flight, affirmative action, United States v. Wheeler

17. Explain the significance of the Bakke case.
The Bicentennial Campaign and the Carter Victory

Know: Jimmy Carter

18. Why did Jimmy Carter win the presidency in 1976?

Makers of America: The Feminists

19. Compare and contrast the first and second feminist waves.



Carter's Humanitarian Diplomacy

Know: Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin, Camp David Accords

20. Describe Carter's foreign policy achievements.

Economic and Energy Woes

Know: Shah of Iran

21. How did Carter react to the renewed energy crisis?


Foreign Affairs and the Iranian Imbroglio

Know: Leonid Brezhnev, SALT II, Ayatollah Khomeini, Afghanistan, Hostage Crisis

22. What foreign policy problems plagued the second half of Carter's presidency?

Chapter 40: The Resurgence of Conservatism – Big Picture Themes


1. Conservatism emerged through Reagan who supported tax cuts, “supply-side” economics that helped businesses, and a strengthening of the military. The national debt increased dramatically, largely due to increased military spending.

2. Reagan took a strong stance against communism, calling the U.S.S.R. the “evil empire.”

3. When Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union, tensions began to soften. Gorbachev’s actions within the U.S.S.R. would eventually lead to communism’s fall in 1989.

4. In 1991, Iraq invaded Kuwait. This started an international effort to oust Iraq, led by George H. W. Bush and the U.S.


Chapter #40: IDENTIFICATIONS
Edward Kennedy
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Anwar Sadat
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Geraldine Ferraro
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Jesse Jackson
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Sandra Day O'Connor
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"Supply-side economics"


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Moral Majority
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Grenada Invasion
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Strategic Defense Initiative
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Reverse Discrimination
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Sunbelt
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Roe v. Wade
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Chapter #40 Guided Reading Questions


The Election of Ronald Reagan, 1980

Know: New Right, Moral Majority, neoconservatives, “ABC” movement



  1. What factors (social, political, and economic) contributed to Reagan’s victory in 1980?


The Reagan Revolution

Know: Iranian hostage release, Prop. 13, “welfare state,” “boll weevils”



  1. What changes did Reagan make to the national budget and how did these contrast with previous spending programs?



The Battle of the Budget

Know: recession of 1982, supply-side economics, “yuppies”



  1. What practices contributed to federal budget deficits under Reagan’s administration?



Reagan Renews the Cold War

Know: Star Wars/SDI, arms race, Cold War, “Solidarity,” Olympic boycott



  1. What were Reagan’s attitude, strategy, and rationale toward negotiating with the Soviets?



Troubles Abroad

Know: West Bank, Israel and Lebanon, “Teflon president,” Sandinistas, “contra” rebels



  1. Summarize Reagan’s international policy in the Middle East and Central America/Caribbean, identifying which side the U.S. supported and which side it opposed.



Round Two for Reagan

Know: Geraldine Ferraro, Mikhail Gorbachev, glasnost, perestroika, INF treaty



  1. What changes in the Soviet Union contributed to the end of the Cold War?



The Iran-Contra Imbroglio

Know: Iran-contra affair



  1. Describe the flow of money and arms involved in the Iran-contra scandal.


Reagan’s Economic Legacy

Know: “Reaganomics”



  1. How was Reagan’s economic policy both a failure and a victory?



The Religious Right

Know: Jerry Falwell, Moral Majority, “identity politics”



  1. How did the tactics of the religious right parallel those of the movements of the New Left during the 1960s?



Conservatism in the Courts

Know: Sandra Day O’Connor, affirmative action, Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood v. Casey



  1. How did the Supreme Court decisions in Webster and Casey curtail Roe v. Wade?


Referendum on Reaganism in 1988

Know: “Black Monday,” “Seven Dwarfs”



  1. What factors contributed to the ruin of savings and loan institutions?

George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

Know: George H. W. Bush, Tiananmen Square, Berlin Wall, CIS, Yugoslavia, “ethnic cleansing,” Nelson Mandela



  1. What were the unexpected consequences of the demise of the Soviet Union?


The Persian Gulf Crisis

Know: Saddam Hussein, “Operation Desert Storm” (“hundred-hour war”)



  1. “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” How did this philosophy have a negative outcome in America’s involvement with Iran and Iraq?


Bush on the Home Front

Know: Americans with Disabilities Act, Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill, “read my lips…”



  1. How did reaction to the Thomas confirmation reflect the changing political attitudes of some women?



Varying Viewpoints: Where Did Modern Conservatism Come From?

Know: Charles and Mary Beard, Huey Long, Charles Coughlin, Sugrue and Edsall, George Will



  1. Identify three broad influences that contributed to modern Conservatism and defend the one you think was most influential.
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