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March 26- Iran Contra Affair

Quiz by George Proctor

High School
United States History Studies Since 1877
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  • Q1
    How did President Ronald Reagan's administration support Contra rebels in Nicaragua after Congress cut funding for military aid?
    By implementing a sin tax on luxury items
    By confiscating funds seized in drug raids
    By secretly selling weapons to Iran in order to raise funds
    By collecting tariffs on oil imports from Saudi Arabia
    30s
  • Q2
    Who was the Marine Lieutenant Colonel that took the blame for everything?
    George Bush
    William Westmoreland
    Oliver North
    Roy Benavidez
    30s
  • Q3
    Who was the US helping the Contras fight against in Nicaragua?
    Communists
    Iranians
    Liberals
    Iraqis
    30s
  • Q4
    Who was Pres. Reagan's vice president, and future president, during this time?
    Bill Clinton
    George Bush
    Barack Obama
    Jimmy Carter
    30s

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