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Question 1: She was able to replace Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party, County Board President George Dunne, a Daley loyalist, with her ally Alderman ________.
Harold WashingtonChicagoEdward VrdolyakRichard M. Daley

Question 2: Although she was a product of the Daley ________, Byrne positioned herself as a reformer in her first campaign.
Political machineChicagoFranklin D. RooseveltPhiladelphia

Question 3: On Veteran's Day, November 11, 1981, ________, who had successfully climbed the Sears Tower on Memorial Day was battling for his life on the side of the John Hancock Center.
ChicagoUnited StatesDan GoodwinNevada

Question 4: It was during that campaign that she first met Mayor ________.
Richard M. DaleyEdward Joseph KellyMartin H. KennellyRichard J. Daley

Question 5: She moved into ________, a particularly notorious public housing development for a time to bring attention and resources to the high crime rate there.
Cabrini-GreenNear North Side, ChicagoChicagoApartment

Question 6: She won support from "lakefront ________" and African-Americans in addition to many more conservative whites on the city's north side.
Classical liberalismLiberalismIsaiah BerlinDemocracy

Question 7: (Her first husband died in the ________).
Vietnam WarCold WarSino-Soviet border conflictKorean War

Question 8: Byrne was narrowly defeated in the 1983 Democratic primary for Mayor by ________.
Richard M. DaleyHarold WashingtonRichard J. DaleyAnton Cermak

Question 9: She endorsed Senator Edward Kennedy for President in 1980, but could not stop President ________ from winning the Illinois Democratic Primary.
John F. KennedyJimmy CarterHarry S. TrumanLyndon B. Johnson

Question 10: Daley's chief rival in that race was Alderman ________, a black politician from the West Side who himself did not pose an especially forceful challenge.
Danny K. DavisJan SchakowskyJesse Jackson, Jr.Bobby Rush


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