Hope and Change

Review Questions

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in ________.

  1. 2007
  2. 2009
  3. 2013
  4. 2014



Which of the following is not a goal of Obamacare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act)?

  1. to provide all Americans with access to affordable health insurance
  2. to require that everyone in the United States acquire some form of health insurance
  3. to lower the costs of healthcare
  4. to increase employment in the healthcare industry



What has Barack Obama done to make college education more accessible?


The Obama administration has sought to make higher education more accessible by increasing the amount of money that students can receive under the federally funded Pell Grant Program, which helps millions pay for college. Obama also worked out a compromise with Congress in 2013 that lowered the interest rates charged on student loans.