|Part One Vocabulary:
|Part Two: Match the statement with the issue.
The following passages are quotations from the state of the Union address.
Identify which topic the President was discussing within the sentence.
|11) Approve only those priorities that can actually be accomplished without adding a dime to the deficit.||
CC) Tax Cuts
DD) Asian Monetary Crisis
EE) Social Security
FF) Race relations
II) Campaign Finance Reform
JJ) The Environment
|12) Tonight I propose that we reserve 100 percent of the surplus, that’s every penny of any surplus, until we have taken all the necessary measures to strengthen the ________ ________ system for the 21st century.|
|13) This Christmas, Hillary and I traveled to Sarajevo with Senator and Mrs. Dole and a bipartisan congressional delegation. We saw children playing in the streets, where two years ago they were hiding from snipers and shells. The shops were filled with food. The cafes were alive with conversation.|
|14) And when I say to him, you have used weapons of mass destruction before. We are determined to deny you the capacity to use them again.|
|15) Let’s be clear—a vote against McCain-Feingold is a vote for soft money and for the status quo...|
|16) This past December, America led the world to reach a historic agreement committing our nation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through market forces, new technologies, energy efficiency.|
|17) Today, record-high exports account for fully one-third of our economic growth.|
|18) I ask you help to end the backlog at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.|
|19) First, these countries are our customers. If they sink in a recession, they won’t be able to buy the goods we’d like to sell them.|
|20) ...for the first two years of college, families will get a $1,500 tax credit a Hope scholarship that will cover the cost of most community college tuition.|