SAT US History Practice Test 31: Politics and Society, 1968–1980

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1. Which of the following statements from the Seneca Falls Declaration of 1848 was NOT a concern of the feminist movement of the 1970s?

I. He has usurped the prerogative of Jehovah himself, claiming it as his right to assign for her a sphere of action, when that belongs to her conscience and to her God.

II. He has endeavored, in every way that he could, to destroy her confidence in her own powers, to lessen her self-respect and to make her willing to lead a dependent and abject life.

III. Now, in view of this entire disfranchisement of one-half the people in this country, we insist that [women] have immediate admission to all the rights and privileges which belong to them as women.

Answer choices:

A. I
B. II and III
D. I and III
E. I and II

2. The Carter Administration faced

A. the Iran-Contra scandal.
B. the energy crisis.
C. record deficits.
D. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait.
E. revolution in Jamaica.

3. Nixon resigned because

A. he was impeached.
B. the Senate voted to impeach him.
C. there were too many demonstrations.
D. he was threatened with impeachment and did not have support in the Senate.
E. he had lied to Congress.

4. Match the author with the book:

A) Rachel Carson

B) Betty Friedan

C) Kate Millet

D) Paul Ehrlich

E) Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward

1) Sexual Politics

2) All the President's Men

3) The Population Bomb

4) Silent Spring

5) The Feminine Mystique

Answer choices:

A. A-4, B-1, D-2, E-3
B. B-1, C-5, D-2, E-3
C. B-5, C-3, D-4, E-2
D. A-1, C-5, D-3, E-2
E. A-4, B-5, C-1, D-3