United States History

2015 AP U.S. History Practice Exam Multiple-Choice Questions 54

Questions 54 – 55 refer to the excerpt below.

“The era of big government is over but we can’t go back to a time when our citizens were just left to fend for themselves. We will meet them by going forward as one America, by working together in our communities, our schools, our churches and synagogues, our workplaces across the entire spectrum of our civic life.”

President Bill Clinton, radio address to the nation, 1996

Which of the following actions by the Clinton administration best reflects the ideas about the scope of government expressed in the excerpt?

(A) The decision to pursue military peacekeeping interventions in the Balkans and Somalia
(B) The enactment of welfare reform to restrict benefits and encourage self-reliance
(C) The negotiation of new free trade agreements among North American countries
(D) The effort to enact universal health care legislation

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