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Unit 9 - Discussion Questions

U.S. History Skillbook

Unit 9: America Redefined

Discussion Questions

  1. In what ways did Ronald Reagan’s election represent a “revolution” in American politics?
  2. Why were some conservative Republicans disappointed in the Reagan presidency?
  3. “Ronald Reagan ended the Cold War.” Evaluate this statement.
  4. Compare and contrast the policies of the two Bush presidencies in dealing with Saddam Hussein.
  5. Was Bill Clinton’s presidency a missed opportunity to change America? Explain your answer.
  6. How did September 11th of 2001 mark a turning point in American history?
  7. How did foreign and domestic crisis undermine the presidency of George W. Bush?
  8. How did demographic changes in the United States transform the social and political debate in the 21st century?
  9. What did the election of Barak Obama say about American’s view of themselves and their nation in 2008?