Current History -> US History
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by Vincent McLeod
| 6 Questions
Note from the author:
This is a small assessment covering current history within the US History framework.
Welcome to your last "Brain Party" for Units within US History! Read the questions slowly to understand them. You will have all period to complete this task. Please do not click off this page or copy material from other sources as the cheating system is on for this assessment. Do your best!!!!!
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The paragraph "imagination" was most likely trying to say that...
Our imagination and policies were fascinated with Al Qaeda since the 1998 Bombings in Africa.
Current leadership was stuck in their ways and could not believe that something would happen.
The 2000 Election only touched upon Al Qaeda at the beginning.
Richard CLarke was solely responsible for 9/11 happening.
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What is the most important sentence in the "policy" paragraph?
The policy challenges were linked to this failure of imagination.
Officials in both the Clinton and Bush administrations regarded a full U.S. invasion of Afghanistan as practically inconceivable before 9/11.
Terrorism was not the overriding national security concern for the U.S. government under either the Clinton or the pre-9/11 Bush administration.
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According to the "capabilities" paragraph, who is primarily to blame for 9/11 failures?
NORAD
CIA
FBI
Multiple Agencies
Dept of Defense
FAA
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According to the last small paragraph, what was the major issue of the US Government building up to 9/11?
Lack of Military involvement to catch Al Qaeda
Lack of agency collaboration and intelligence
Too few agencies involved in Governmental responsibilities
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After reading President Trump's tweets, what can you say about Presidential conduct? Should our "Chief Citizen" be so open and blunt? Is this acceptabale or not? Why or why not?

NOTE: For Question #6, please look and read all 3 pages below to help you answer your essay question. Remember, this one is a MAJOR writing question!!!!
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Examine the document about President's and communication. Why is important to communicate with Americans as President? Use evidence and include examples from History. Finish up with what the future should look like in terms of Presidential communication.

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