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During the New Deal the government increased spending on goods and services in order to increase demand and encourage economic output. This is an example of ___.
conservative economic policy
Which policy sounds like one Reagan would MOST LIKELY follow during an economic downturn?
cut spending on military to balance the budget
reduce taxes on businesses to encourage investment and growth
increase taxes on the very wealthy to avoid running further deficits
create a program to build roads and bridges to create jobs
________ believe that the free market, private organizations and individuals, should care for the needy. They oppose big government and favor tax cuts.
How successful were the governments policies to address the deficit during Reagan's years?
deficits remained the same throughout his presidency.
the deficit consistently grew while Reagan was in office and after he left.
the deficit went down and the federal government ran a surplus during his last two years.
the deficit fell and the government balanced the budget by 1990.
Reagan followed an economic policy of ______. This held that cutting taxes on businesses and entrepreneurs encourages more investment and therefore more jobs and more tax revenue.
Which economic policy would Reagan MOST LIKELY follow?
raising taxes on the wealthy to pay for education subsidies
ending a federal program intended to make businesses pay fair wages
creating an oversight committee to regulate banking
championing a law to make businesses be more environmentally friendly
Jerry Falwell founded the ______, a political organization based on the religious beliefs of some Christians.
__________ believe that the federal government should play an active role in improving the lives of all Americans. They support social programs like those of the Great Society and New Deal.
the Moral Majority
The Savings and Loan, or S&L, crisis is most reminiscent of what time period in American history?
the late 1920s
the early 1960s
the mid 1950s
the early 1940s
How did the appointment of Sandra Day O'Connor fail to meet Reagan's goal of reversing the liberal drift of the federal courts?
she consistently voted to uphold Roe v. Wade.
she voted with liberal justices consistently.
she voted to support the air traffic controllers strike.
she supported liberal policies more often than not.
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