United States History
Question of the Day

Iran-Contra


National Security advisor Oliver North was
a central figure in the Iran-Contra affair

Question 1314158

In the Iran-Contra affair

A) President Reagan was named as an unindicted co-conspirator
B) the U.S. paid Iran to release the hostages held for 444 days in the American Embassy in Teheran
C) the U.S. aided the Sandinistas in Nicaragua
D) the U.S. supported Iraq's Saddam Hussein in his war with Iran
E) weapons were sold to Iran through Israel with the proceeds used to arm the contra rebels in Nicaragua

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