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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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The New Right

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Which of the following was an indication that the "New Right" was a strong political force to be contended with during the early 1980s?

A

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) failed to get ratified.

B

Congress repealed the nationwide gun-control law that had been passed during the Johnson Administration.

C

The Supreme Court reversed its earlier ruling in Roe v. Wade, making abortion illegal during the first trimester of a woman's pregnancy.

D

Taxes were increased in order to fund foreign policy over domestic programs.

E

Congress refused to fund AIDs research blaming the disearse on immoral lifestyles of its victims.