Students will show evidence of their knowledge and understanding of the beginning of the 21st Century in America.
George W. Bush
The majority of electoral votes
A pivotal Supreme Court case
The state of Florida
The popular vote
Transporting children to schools outside their neightborhood to achieve a greater racial balance.
Prohibiting federally funded schools from discriminating against girls and young women.
Annual standardized testing in reading and math for grade 3-8
Federal funding to parents to pay for private schools if their public school was performing poorly.
Signed the Patriot Act into law.
Ordered the bombing of terrorist camps in Afghanistan.
Created the office of Homeland Security.
Ordered the invasion of Iraq.
Attacked the United States first.
Was believed to pose the most imminent danger to the United States.
Was responsible for the September 11 attacks.
Was the most vulnerable.
All urban areas.
The midwest and Great Lakes.
The South and the Great Plains.
A federal court ruling this monitoring unconstitutional.
The NSA director's arrest.
The arrest of many terrorists.
Overwhelming public support.
Gideon v. Wainwright
Hamden v. Rumsfeld
Bush v. Gore
Rasul v. Bush
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Terrorists might buy or steal weapons of mass destruction and use them against the United States.
Terrorist groups had already stolen weapons of mass destruction from Iraq.
Saddam Hussein declared an allegiance with al-Qaeda.
Bin Laden was believed to be hiding in the mountains of Iraq.
California and New York
Fewer states than Al Gore
The majority of North Eastern States
A majority of electoral votes.
Bush won because his voting spot was the only one that was clear on the ballot in Florida.
Al Gore is so confusing he is like a curly cue to listen to.
Pat Buchanan would have won if he were first on the list.
Florida was the only state that allowed Ralph Nader to run.
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