President Reagan fired __________ when they refused orders to go back to work.
|B)||air traffic controllers|
When the national government spends more money than it collects in revenue, _____ increases.
|A)||the federal debt|
|B)||gross domestic product|
|C)||the budget surplus|
The first woman to run for vice president on a major political party ticket was __________.
|A)||Sandra Day O'Connor|
The leader of the Polish labor union Solidarity was __________.
What historic event took place on November 9, 1989?
|A)||The Soviet Union collapsed.|
|B)||The Berlin Wall fell.|
|C)||Poland held democratic elections.|
|D)||Yugoslavia broke apart.|
In Operation Desert Storm the United States and its allies fought __________.
Impeach means __________.
|A)||to lie under oath|
|B)||to remove from office|
|C)||to copy someone else's work without giving credit|
|D)||to make a formal accusation|
NAFTA is a free trade agreement among the United States, __________.
|A)||Canada, and the United Kingdom|
|B)||Mexico, and Venezuela|
|C)||Canada, and Mexico|
|D)||Canada, and Russia|
Hijacked airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on __________.
|A)||July 4, 2001|
|B)||September 11, 2001|
|C)||October 31, 2001|
|D)||November 30, 2001|
The __________ gave federal prosecutors and FBI agents new powers to investigate those who plot or carry out acts of terrorism.
|B)||World Trade Organization|
|C)||Department of Homeland Security|
|D)||USA Patriot Act of 2001|