US History & Government - June 2011

36 The baby boom after World War II led directly to

(1) a decrease in spending for public education
(2) a return to a rural lifestyle
(3) an increased demand for housing
(4) a decrease in consumer spending

Base your answer to question 37 on the chart below and on your knowledge of social studies.

37 The legislation identified in this chart was an effort to solve problems related to

(1) illegal immigration and terrorism
(2) poverty and discrimination
(3) illiteracy and domestic abuse
(4) budget deficits and famine

Base your answers to questions 38 and 39 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies.

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38 Based on this map, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) received the least support in the

(1) Rocky Mountain states    (3) northeastern states
(2) Pacific Coast states        (4) southeastern states

39 Based on this map, the proposed equal rights amendment was not added to the
Constitution because

(1) too few New England states supported it
(2) fewer than three-fourths of the states ratified it
(3) the president vetoed the passage of the amendment
(4) Idaho, Nebraska, and Kentucky never held a ratification vote

40 Which action was a major foreign policy achievement of President Jimmy Carter?

(1) settling the Suez crisis
(2) withdrawing the United States from the Vietnam War
(3) establishing improved relations with Iran
(4) mediating the Camp David Accords between Egypt and Israel

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