United States Hist Quiz Ch 25 2nd 1/2         Name: ________________________________ Score:
Teacher : Mr. Cap                             The Ineffectual Presidency / The Rising Conservative Tide

1.  By the election of 1976 why were Americans suspicious of almost all Washington politicians? ______________

2.  Peanut farmer and former governor of Georgia, ____________  _______________________wins the election. 

3.  Who was the first candidate to declare that he was  "born again"? ___________________________________

4.  Carter's foreign policy tried to protect ________________ _________________for people in foreign countries.

5.  Ayatollah ______________________________ a Muslim religious leader, captured the American embassy.

6.  In Tehran, the Iranian capital # _________ American hostages and held them for the next ____ months.

7. What happened when Carter tried to rescue the hostages? ________________________________________

8.  Name three Franchises and chain stores ____________________ _________________ _______________

9.  Name four Sunbelt states:  _______________________________________________________________

10.  Why did people move from the cold northern states to the sunbelt states? ___________________________

11. What year did the U.S. celebrated its bicentennial  (200 years)? ________________________

12.  President Carter gives away the ____________________ Canal Zone back to the____________________

13. __________________   a group of Communist guerrilla  soldiers who overthrew the government in Nicaragua.

14. Three Mile Island ________________________________ plant near disaster.

15.  ______________________Peace Accords  Jews and Arabs signed a peace treaty for the first time in history. 

16.  Why didn't peace last? _________________________________________________________________

17.  Define The New Right:  ________________________________________________________________

18. Name 2 leaders of the Charismatic movement? _______________________________________________

19.  In what ways did the movement receive set backs. ____________________________________________

20.  What was Proposition 13? ______________________________________________ year? ___________

21.  List 3 issues in the Election of 1980. _______________________________________________________

22.  Republicans choose:  ____________________________________ former governor of California and actor

23. Democrats choose President __________________  Reagan wins _____ electoral votes to Carter's ______