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Which immigrant group has had a significant impact on American foreign policy since the 1960s?

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Explanation:
Since the 1960s, American relations with Cuba have played a significant role in U.S. foreign policy.

What country's American engagement in led to the most significant anti-war protests?

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Explanation:
The Vietnam War has been the source of the largest and most pervasive anti-war demonstrations in the United States to date.

At the beginning of the 20th century, journalists who looked into wrongdoing in society and politics were called:

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Explanation:
During the Progressive Era, reform-minded American journalists who primarily wrote for all popular magazines were referred to as muckrakers. They depended on their own in-depth reporting from investigative journalism; muckrakers frequently attempted to expose political and corporate malfeasance as well as social injustices.

Which of the following was the foundation for a covenant community in colonial New England?

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Explanation:
The Mayflower Compact served as Plymouth Colony's first constitution. It was composed by Congregationalist separatists who referred to themselves as "Saints." They were afterward referred to as Fathers of the Pilgrims or Pilgrims. They were escaping King James of England's repression of their religion.

What was the outcome of President John F. Kennedy's efforts to establish the United States as the world leader in space exploration?

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Explanation:
As part of the "Space Race" between the United States and the Soviet Union, an American became the first person to ever set foot on the moon.

Which of the following statements regarding the Nuremberg Trials is true?

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Explanation:
Following World War II, the Allies held a series of military tribunals known as the Nuremberg trials. These trials were most notable for prosecuting prominent Nazi leaders in the fields of politics, the military, and economics who were accused of plotting, carrying out, or otherwise taking part in the Holocaust and other war crimes. Germany's Nuremberg served as the site of the trials.

Which organization advocated for high tariffs to drive up the cost of imported goods in the middle of the 1800s?

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Explanation:
Factory owners and employees in the North backed high tariffs to drive up the cost of imported manufactured goods.

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